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  • We Are Coming Home

    We Are Coming Home

    In 1990, Gerald Conaty was hired as senior curator of ethnology at the Glenbow Museum, with the particular mandate of improving the museum’s relationship with Aboriginal communities. That same year...

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  • Street Sex Work and Canadian Cities

    Street Sex Work and Canadian Cities

    “Our voices scrubbed out and forgotten. There are those who research and write about sex workers who often forget we are human.” —Amy Lebovitch Shawna Ferris gives a voice to sex workers who are ...

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  • Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine

    Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine

    In the early years of the Great Depression, thousands of unemployed homeless transients settled into Vancouver’s “hobo jungle.” The jungle operated as a distinct community, in which goods were exch...

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  • K9 Personal Protection

    K9 Personal Protection

    Create a safe, successful K9 training program that results in reliable protection dogs. Dr. Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak, leading dog trainers from the Netherlands, share their proven, comprehensi...

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  • Amazing Flights and Flyers

    Amazing Flights and Flyers

    Mid-winter medical evacuations from the Antarctic; determined and often tragic searches for lost people and planes; daring feats of aviation pioneers; amazing lifestyles of those who choose to live...

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  • Maverick in the Sky

    Maverick in the Sky

    Aviation adventures are Shirlee Smith Matheson’s specialty. In Maverick in the Sky the author paints a fascinating portrait of flying ace Freddie McCall, one of the most successful fighter pilots o...

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  • Bad Judgment

    Bad Judgment

    During his 33 years as a circuit judge for the Provincial Court of Alberta, John Reilly became interested in aboriginal justice and the failure of the “white” legal systemto deliver justice for Abo...

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  • Coded Territories

    Coded Territories

    This collection of essays provides a historical and contemporary context for Indigenous new media arts practice in Canada. The writers are established artists, scholars, and curators who cover them...

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  • Coded Territories

    Coded Territories

    This collection of essays provides a historical and contemporary context for Indigenous new media arts practice in Canada. The writers are established artists, scholars, and curators who cover them...

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  • K9 Schutzhund Training

    K9 Schutzhund Training

    A hands-on, practical approach to training your K9 for IPO levels 1, 2 and 3. Beginners will receive an excellent introduction to the sport of Schutzhund, while expert trainer will stay on top of ...

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  • Frostbike

    Frostbike

    The bicycle is fast becoming a ubiquitous form of transportation in cities all over the world, making our urban spaces more efficient, more livable and healthier. But many of those bicycles disappe...

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  • Regenerations / Régénérations

    Regenerations / Régénérations

    Buttressed by a wealth of new, collaborative research methods and technologies, the contributors of this collection examine women's writing in Canada, past and present, with 11 essays in English an...

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  • K9 Search and Rescue

    K9 Search and Rescue

    Training that works by harnessing your dog's instincts. Dr. Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak have trained search and rescue dogs for more than 30 years and have taken part in rescue operations around ...

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  • Fishing for a Solution

    Fishing for a Solution

    Fishing for a Solution provides a detailed, policy-based account of the development of Canada's fisheries relations with the European Union. It covers over 35 years of this contentious internationa...

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  • 13 Ways to Kill Your Community

    13 Ways to Kill Your Community

    Let's suppose you have a really ambitious goal in life - you want to kill your community! You want to drive away people, eliminate jobs, undermine businesses, and you won't quit until the whole pla...

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  • Aboriginal Populations

    Aboriginal Populations

    Experts from around the world review and extend the research on Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the circumpolar North, mapping recent changes in their demography, health, a...

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  • Film and the City

    Film and the City

    Most Canadians are city dwellers, a fact often unacknowledged by twentieth-century Canadian films, with their preference for themes of wilderness survival or rural life. Modernist Canadian films te...

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  • Transparent Lives

    Transparent Lives

    "Although most Canadians are familiar with surveillance cameras and airport security, relatively few are aware of the extent to which the potential for surveillance is now embedded in virtually eve...

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  • Vivre à nu

    Vivre à nu

    "Nombre de Canadiens savent que les organismes du gouvernement s’adonnent à de la surveillance de masse en utilisant les données téléphoniques et électroniques. Néanmoins, peu d’entre eux sont réel...

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  • Creative Arts in Humane Medicine

    Creative Arts in Humane Medicine

    Creative Arts in Humane Medicine is a book for medical educators, practitioners, students and those in the allied health professions who wish to learn how the arts can contribute toward a more cari...

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  • K9 Behavior Basics

    K9 Behavior Basics

    Understand dog behavior to work with, not against, your K9’s instincts.Learn how to: Recognize and interpret your K9’s expressions, gestures and signals.Use operant conditioning to efficiently and ...

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  • Development Derailed

    Development Derailed

    In June of 1962, the Canadian Pacific Railway announced a proposal to redevelop part of its reserved land in the heart of downtown Calgary. In an effort to bolster its waning revenues and to redefi...

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  • Strategic Nonviolent Power

    Strategic Nonviolent Power

    History indicates that there are powerful routes to liberation from oppression that do not involve violence. Mohandas Gandhi called for a science of nonviolent action, one based on satyagraha, or t...

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  • Blackfoot Ways of Knowing

    Blackfoot Ways of Knowing

    Blackfoot Ways of Knowing:The Worldview of the Siksikaitsitapi is a journey into the heart and soul of Blackfoot culture. In sharing her personal story of "coming home" to reclaim her identity with...

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  • Disinherited Generations

    Disinherited Generations

    This oral autobiography of two remarkable Cree women tells their life stories against a backdrop of government discrimination, First Nations activism, and the resurgence of First Nations communitie...

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  • The Fast-Changing Arctic

    The Fast-Changing Arctic

    In this timely new book, international scholars and military professionals come together to explore the strategic consequences of the thawing of the Arctic. Their analyses of efforts by governments...

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  • Sociocultural Systems

    Sociocultural Systems

    Macrosociology—the study of large-scale social structures and the fundamental principles of social organization—was the style of sociology practiced by the founders of the discipline. Today, the so...

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  • A Common Hunger

    A Common Hunger

    Geographically, demographically, and politically, South Africa and Canada are two countries that are very far apart. What they have in common are indigenous populations, which, because of their his...

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  • Provincial Solidarities

    Provincial Solidarities

    Established in 1913, the New Brunswick Federation of Labour is the second oldest provincial federation of labour in Canada. Its history began in early campaigns for workers’ compensation and union ...

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  • Solidarités provinciales

    Solidarités provinciales

    La Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Nouveau-Brunswick, fondée en 1913, est la deuxième plus ancienne fédération provinciale du travail au Canada. Son histoire remonte aux premières c...

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  • The Wages of Relief

    The Wages of Relief

    In the early part of the Dirty Thirties, the Canadian prairie city was a relatively safe haven. Having faced recession before the Great War and then again in the early 1920s, municipalities already...

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  • Shipwreck at Cape Flora

    Shipwreck at Cape Flora

    Mentioned in BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24281727 Benjamin Leigh Smith discovered and named dozens of islands in the Arctic but published no account of his pioneering explorations...

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  • Wilderness and Waterpower

    Wilderness and Waterpower

    Wilderness and Waterpower: How Banff National Park Became a Hydroelectric Storage Reservoir explores how the need for electricity at the turn of the century affected and shaped Banff National Park....

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