Nellie McClung- A Canadian women's suffragist and temperance advocate, Nellie McClung was one of the "Famous Five" Alberta women who initiated and won the Persons Case to have women recognized as persons under the BNA Act. She was also a popular novelist and author. Taken from: http://canadaonline.about.com/cs/historywomen/p/nelliemcclung.htm
Grammar to Go: Fully revised and expanded, this new edition of Rob Colter's bestseller provides straightforward solutions in three sections: Grammar and Style, Punctuation, and Spelling and Common Confusions. Within each section the entries are alphabetically arranged for easy reference. This is an indispensable grammar guide that should be in every Canadian's backpack, briefcase, or handbag.
Staking Claims to a Continent, by James Lexar. Three political leaders presided over the reshaping of the North American continent during the fiery 1860s. Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln were both born in Kentucky, Davis in June 1808 and Lincoln the following February. John A. Macdonald was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in January 1815. All were Protestants; none came from a wealthy family. In an earlier era, such men would not have risen to political heights. They personified an age of…
English-Speaking Justice: George Grant's magnificent four-part meditation sums up much that is central to his own thought, including a critique of modern liberalism, an analysis of John Rawls's Theory of Justice, and insights into the larger Western philosophical tradition. This edition contains an introduction by Grant scholar Dr. Robin Lathangue.
From Giller prize–winning author of The Time in Between and Canada Reads finalist for The Age of Hope comes a stirring tale that lays bare the bonds of motherhood, revealing just how far a mother will go to reclaim her stolen child.