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  • J.L. Ilsley: A Political Biography

    This biography of J. L. Ilsley offers a new vantage point on Mackenzie King’s Liberal government during the Second World War and a portrait of a fiscal conservative who opened the floodgates of spending while clamping down on profiteering and the rich.

    $27.95, Paperback
  • How We Changed Toronto

    John Sewell provides an insider's account of the period when Toronto was transformed by activist citizens and reforming politicians
    $29.95, Hardcover
  • A Very Double Life

    Stacey's book was the first to examine in detail the convoluted, often bizarre private life of one of Canada's most influential Prime Ministers.
    $24.95, Paperback
  • Love, Hope, Optimism

    A portrait of the real Jack Layton through the eyes of neighbours, friends, family and colleagues
    $22.95, Paperback
  • Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

    It's visionary, principled leaders-not just policies and programs-that are key to the NDP's importance in Canadian public life
    $24.95, Paperback
  • The Canadian Fuhrer

    This is the first independent biography of the leading Canadian fascist of the 1930s and 40s, Adrian Arcand. As a journalist and political organizer, Arcand was a fierce advocate of the anti-democratic views of fascism, a virulent anti-Semite, and an admirer of Hitler, Mussolini and other fascist leaders around the world. Imprisoned for his views during the Second World War, Arcand emerged to promote his ideas for three more decades. He was an early Holacaust denier, a lifelong apologist for Hitler, and an influence in right-wing politics in Canada in the 1950s and 60s.
    $35.00, Hardcover
  • The Golden Age of Liberalism

    Journalist, politician, cabinet minister, Governor-General, New Brunswicker Roméo Leblanc was a leading Liberal politician in the Pearson-Trudeau-Chrétien era when Liberals dominated Canadian politics. He was also an Acadian, proud of his heritage and always conscious of the impact of federal measures on the Maritime Acadian community. This is his biography, written by the noted Acadian historian Naomi Griffiths.
    $35.00, Hardcover
  • How We Almost Gave the Tories the Boot

    An exciting insider's account of the formation and dissolution of the coalition against Stephen Harper's Conservative Party in November 2008.
    $24.95, Paperback
  • Ignatieff's World Updated

    A revised and up-dated political biography of the new leader of the federal Liberal party.

    $19.95, Paperback
  • Dundurn Castle

    A photographic journey through Dundurn Castle, one of Hamilton's foremost historical attractions.

    $19.95, Paperback
  • Ignatieff's World

    In this book, Denis Smith presents Michael Ignatieff's intellectual journey from liberal internationalism to support for the American invasion of Iraq, Canadian military intervention in Afghanistan, and the selective use of assassination by governments.
    $19.95, Paperback
  • Rene Levesque

    A shrewd politician, René Lévesque made Quebec separatism a reality. The Parti Québécois thrived because of his passion, integrity, and considerable charm. It has been said that when he spoke to someone, he gave the feeling that he or she was the most important person in the world. In an era when some preferred to use firebombs to get their point across, Lévesque wanted Quebeckers to vote on separation. But in May 1980, the people of Quebec voted a resounding "no." For Lévesque, it was the end of a dream.
    $9.95, Paperback
  • 100 Fascinating Londoners

    These brief biographies reflect a century and a half of London's history and reflect key events and fascinating adventures drawn from the lives of people from all walks of life who made a lasting impression on their hometown.

    $24.95, Paperback
  • Pierre Elliot Trudeau

    Pierre Trudeau was unlike any prime minister Canada had ever known or will ever see again. His unique style, charisma, bravado, and sharp wit galvanized a nation, creating the "Trudeaumania" that swept him into office. He was a man that Canadians either loved or hated.
    $9.95, Paperback
  • Paul Martin: CEO for Canada?

    This book is an in-depth look at the life of Paul Martin, successful CEO and energetic politician. Murray Dobbin's well-researched, contrarian interpretation of Paul Martin is sure to attract a lot of reader interest.
    $24.95, Paperback
  • Mackenzie

    In Mackenzie, A Political Biography, former Toronto mayor John Sewell tells us why William Lyon Mackenzie may in fact be the best model we have of a responsible politician.

    $29.95, Hardcover
  • J.B. McLachlan: A Biography

    Agitator, educator, organizer, J.B. McLachlan led the coal miners of Nova Scotia in their struggles for union recognition, united them around ideas of industrial democracy and social reconstruction, and defended their cause in the labour wars of the 1920s.

    $39.95, Hardcover
  • Paul Martin

    Published in 1998, Paul Martin examines the business and political record of one of Canada's preeminent public figures.
    $17.99, Digital (ePub)
  • Remembering Richard

    Richard Hatfield was a fascinating and flamboyant politician, equally at home on the dance floor of a New York club or a Tehran market as on the floor of the New Brunswick legislature.
    $12.99, Hardcover
  • The Politics of Kim Campbell

    This book looks at Canada's first woman Prime Minister - what she believed, how she operated in the back rooms, and why the Progressive Conservative party chose her.

    $35.00, Hardcover
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