The Wartime Letters of George Timmins, 1916-18
The letters of Lance-Corporal George Timmins, who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force on the Western Front, offer a rare glimpse into the life and relationships, at home and abroad, of an ordinary Canadian soldier.
Transformations in Toronto’s Parkdale Neighbourhood, 1875-2002
A history of Toronto’s Parkdale neighbourhood, spanning three eras of suburban and urban development and examining the controversial planning practices that shaped it.
Essays on Alberta Literature
As the first collection of literary criticism focusing on Alberta writers, Wild Words establishes a basis for identifying Alberta fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction as valid subjects of study in their own right.
The powerful images and thoughtful metaphors in these short lyrics show readers the connections between Canadian nature (even within city limits) and the sublime, especially in the overwhelming silence we can sense outdoors – if we pay attention. The poet speaks to change by helping us see natural phenomena around us in a different light each time we read his poems.
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