Category Archives: Culture in Canada

My Conversations with Canadians by Lee Maracle (100)

On her first book tour at the age of 26, Lee Maracle was asked a question from the audience, one she couldn’t possibly answer at that moment.  But she has been thinking about it ever since. As time passed, she … Continue reading

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Maximum Canada: Why 35 Million Canadians Are Not Enough by Doug Saunders (89)

This is another book that I found on the new book shelf at my local library. And the cover sure jogged my attention, as you will already saw in the cover displayed here. The book raises a question that I … Continue reading

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Canadianity: Tales from the true north strong and freezing by Jeremy Taggart and Jonathan Torrens (88)

This book leapt up when I was recently looking at some of the new books on my shelves of the local library. The librarian does a splendid job of displaying all the nonfiction books at my library. This book has been … Continue reading

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The Beaverton Presents “Glorious and Free” by Luke Gordon Field and Alex Huntley (83)

There is a new media empire in Canada. And unlike others, it is honest about being fake news. Its satirical headlines have been misinforming Canadians across the country and the world, using parody to shine a light on the nation. … Continue reading

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History’s People: Personalities and the Past by Margaret MacMillan (73)

This is a book by an internationally acclaimed historian Margaret MacMillan. She gives her own personal selection of figures of the past, women and men, some famous and some little-known, who stand out for her. Some have changed the course … Continue reading

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Newfoundland: Journey into a lost nation by Michael Crummey and Greg Locke (62)

This is another book by Michael Crummey!  I decided to go on a Crummey binge….LOL.  I just love his writing.  It is so melodic and it could pass for music lyrics. This book is no different. It is about Newfoundland–a … Continue reading

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She Dared: True Stories of Heroines, Scoundrels, and Renegades by Ed Butts (59)

History has often overlooked women.  Browse through any encyclopedia and it is obvious that the biographical sketches are overwhelmingly the stories of men.  It is as though women, with a few outstanding exceptions, have had relatively little to contribute in … Continue reading

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