Category Archives: Scholarly book

Matters of Life and Death by Andre Picard (127)

One of our biggest and most pressing health issues now is euthanasia and physician assisted death.  It is now legal under certain circumstances for physicians to end the life of their patients if they patient falls into a particular set … 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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The Universe Within by Neil Turok (72)

This is a very important book for our life and times. It is about how our technologies have shaped us.  The book is visionary and a fascinating read. Every technology we rely on today was created by the human mind, … Continue reading

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Planning for Rural Resilience: Coping with Climate Change and Energy Futures Edited by Wayne J. Caldwell (11)

Climate change and an evolving non-renewable energy sector threaten the future viability and sustainability of communities across the country. While rural communities have a special place in the national fabric, they often lack the resources to tackle these important and … Continue reading

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What Love Is and What It Could Be – By Carrie Jenkins (203)

So many of us are always wondering about what love is. It is a true philosophical question in its own right. Love is one of those mystical things that can be very hard to explain. But when we are in … Continue reading

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Death in the Family by John Chipman (167)

This is a very sad book about infant death in Ontario. It is really sad to read that pediatric pathologists are so much to blame for them. In the Mid-1990s, the Chief Coroner’s Office in Ontario decided that death investigation … Continue reading

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Writing the Roma: Histories, Policies, and Communities in Canada by Cynthia Levine-Rasky (143)

This is another treasure of a book. This time it is a nonfiction book! I guess relaxing is a good idea when you go to your local library. You get to pick books that are absolutely fascinating! Interestingly, the author … Continue reading

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