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  • Laugh Out Loud Dogs

    Laugh Out Loud Dogs

    LOL Dogs Q: Why did the dog cross the road twice? A: He was trying to fetch a boomerang. Q: What do you call a really cold dog? A: A pupsicle! Q: What kind of pet does Dracula have? A: A bloodho...

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  • Laugh Out Loud Cats

    Laugh Out Loud Cats

    In Ancient Egypt was against the law to hurt or kill a cat, even by accident. The punishment was death. Sphynx cats do not have any fur. They don’t even have whiskers! Most pure white cats that ha...

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  • Canadian Fly Fishing Hot Spots and Essentials

    Canadian Fly Fishing Hot Spots and Essentials

    Canada as a whole is a world-class fly fishing destination, and Duane Radford recounts some amazing trip-of-a-lifetime hot spots. He has fly fished them all, and in this book, he offers his experie...

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  • Canadian Kitchen Garden

    Canadian Kitchen Garden

    All you need to know about large and small-format gardening, from preparing to planting and harvesting to preserving: • flats of microgreens and herbs • accessible containers on the backyard porch,...

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  • The Writing on the Wall

    The Writing on the Wall

    The Work of Joane Cardinal-Schubert

    The Writing on the Wall tells the story of artist, curator, writer and activist Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert, RCA. Although never claiming to be political and rejecting a feminist label, Cardinal-S...

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  • Remembering Air India

    Remembering Air India

    The Art of Public Mourning

    On June 23, 1985, the bombing of Air India Flight 182 killed 329 people, most of them Canadians. Today this pivotal event in Canada’s history is hazily remembered, yet certain interests have shaped...

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  • Calgary

    Calgary

    How have our interactions with animals shaped Calgary? What can we do to ensure that humans and animals in the city continue to co-exist, and even flourish together? This wide-ranging book expl...

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  • Tar Wars

    Tar Wars

    Tar Wars offers a critical inside look at how leading image-makers negotiate escalating tensions between continuous economic growth mandated by a globalized economic system and its unsustainable en...

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  • Animal Metropolis

    Animal Metropolis

    Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped ...

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  • The Documentary Art of Filmmaker Michael Rubbo

    The Documentary Art of Filmmaker Michael Rubbo

    Michael Rubbo’s groundbreaking work has had a deep and enduring impact on documentary filmmaking worldwide, though his name has remained relatively unknown. In The Documentary Art of Michael Rubbo,...

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  • Vascular Plants of Alberta, Part 1

    Vascular Plants of Alberta, Part 1

    Vascular Plants of Alberta is a user-friendly, portable key to the ferns, fern allies, gymnosperms, and monocots of Alberta. This key to the species of Alberta will delight all those interested in ...

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  • Sport Climbs in the Canadian Rockies

    Sport Climbs in the Canadian Rockies

    With over 15,000 copies of previous editions sold internationally, this completely revised and updated new edition is now in full colour and destined to remain the bestselling guide to one of the w...

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  • Visiting With the Ancestors

    Visiting With the Ancestors

    In 2010, five magnificent Blackfoot shirts, now owned by the University of Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum, were brought to Alberta to be exhibited at the Glenbow Museum, in Calgary, and the Galt Museu...

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  • Crow Never Dies

    Crow Never Dies

    “It was a different crow, but the same crow, you understand? Because there is only one Crow. God made them all black and identical-looking because there is no reason for them to be different birds....

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  • Stop Making Art and Die

    Stop Making Art and Die

    Far beyond a mere colouring book, Stop Making Art and Die: Survival Activities for Artists is the first adult activity book that makes it impossible not to succeed and flourish as an artist. Writte...

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  • From Polar Bears to Porcupines

    From Polar Bears to Porcupines

    Wildlife veterinarian and renowned storyteller Jerry Haigh shares his adventures with diverse creatures from the frozen reaches of the High Arctic to the wilds of Africa and the flat lands of the C...

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  • Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies

    Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies

    The book that has taken tens of thousands of skiers out onto stunning, backcountry trails is now reborn in full colour for a whole new generation. Completely revised and updated, the new edition o...

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  • Spiders of Western Canada

    Spiders of Western Canada

    • An introduction to the 27 families describing the characteristics of the species in that family • 85 of the most common species found in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba • Gen...

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  • The Chinchaga Firestorm

    The Chinchaga Firestorm

    In 1950, the biggest firestorm documented in North America—one fire alone burned 3,500,000 acres of boreal forest in northern Alberta and British Columbia—created the world’s largest smoke layer in...

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  • Medicinal Garden Plants for Canada

    Medicinal Garden Plants for Canada

    Traditionally, plants were used to treat and cure whatever ails, from cuts and burns to colds and flu, from stress and insomnia to arthritis and hemorrhoids. Now you can harness nature’s healing po...

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  • Garden Pests & Diseases in Canada

    Garden Pests & Diseases in Canada

    Your garden is full of creepy-crawlies—some good, some bad, and nearly all ugly. Whether you decide to wage war or peacefully co-exist, Rob Sproule has the expert information and advice on how to i...

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  • Salmon

    Salmon

    Salmon: A Scientific Memoir investigates a narrative that is important to the identity of the Pacific Northwest Coast – the salmon as an iconic species. Traditionally it’s been a narrative that is ...

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  • Coded Territories

    Coded Territories

    This collection of essays provides a historical and contemporary context for Indigenous new media arts practice in Canada. The writers are established artists, scholars, and curators who cover them...

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  • The Prairie Short Season Yard

    The Prairie Short Season Yard

    Creating and maintaining the perfect yard on the prairies isn’t as hard as you might think, but the short growing season doesn’t give you much time to transform your winter-weary yard into a glorio...

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  • abecedarium

    abecedarium

    would you believe me when i make consorts of alphabet runaways & stayathomes i have rounded up where they wandered all over the page Dennis Cooley masterfully extends the genre of the abecedary to ...

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  • Greening the Maple

    Greening the Maple

    Ecocriticism can be described in very general terms as the investigation of the many ways in which culture and the environment are interrelated and conceptualized. Ecocriticism aspires to understan...

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  • Running Toward Stillness

    Running Toward Stillness

    In 2006 Stephen Legault experienced a period of tremendous upheaval, the result of bad decisions and a lifetime of anger and fear that left him in a deep depression, struggling to come to terms wit...

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  • The Peace-Athabasca Delta

    The Peace-Athabasca Delta

    "In the delta, water is boss, change is the only constant, and creation and destruction exist side by side." The Peace-Athabasca Delta in northern Alberta is a globally significant wetland that lie...

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  • Enabling Solutions for Sustainable Living

    Enabling Solutions for Sustainable Living

    Sustainability, environmental impact, green design, urban sprawl - all terms that have, in recent years, become part of the collective consciousness in the ongoing dialogue about climate change and...

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  • Parks, Peace, and Partnership

    Parks, Peace, and Partnership

    Today, over 3,000 protected areas around the world contribute to the protection of biodiversity, peaceful relations between neighbouring countries, and the well-being of people living in and around...

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  • The Reindeer Botanist

    The Reindeer Botanist

    The Reindeer Botanist: Alf Erling Porsild, 1901-1977 is the first biography of one of Canada's most remarkable botanists. Alf Erling Porsild (1901-1977) grew up on the Arctic Station in West Greenl...

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  • Game Plan

    Game Plan

    How deep is the importance and influence of organized sports in Alberta? Discover key episodes and players in the history of Alberta’s organized sports and read how sport shaped the lives of indivi...

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  • Wolves Unleashed

    Wolves Unleashed

    Along with the internationally acclaimed and award-winning documentary film upon which this book is based, Wolves Unleashed takes the reader on an amazing journey that looks closely at Andrew Simps...

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  • Places

    Places

    This book identifies the major deficiency in the field of environmental planning, which is that issues are addressed from the perspective of one discipline or one dimension…. The ABC method outline...

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  • A Century of Parks Canada, 1911-2011

    A Century of Parks Canada, 1911-2011

    "... a diverse and fascinating array of perspectives on the history of Canada's national parks, illuminating many less well-understood aspects of the evolving place of people in and near these park...

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  • Bugaboo Dreams

    Bugaboo Dreams

    Take the snowiest mountains in Canada, add two Austrian immigrants, an army of adrenaline-addicted skiers (kings, queens, billionaires, average people and everyday ski bums) and throw a helicopter ...

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  • My Country is Hockey

    My Country is Hockey

    Author Brian Kennedy explores the deep roots of Canada’s hockey obsession, which has become an integral piece of our national mythology. From the origins of the game in Mi'kmaq culture to Olympic g...

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  • Mammals of Canada

    Mammals of Canada

    The mighty polar bear. The plucky beaver. The majestic caribou. These iconic animals are etched in our national consciousness (and on our coins), but they represent only a small fraction of the ama...

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  • Wolves in Canada

    Wolves in Canada

    No one can forget the eerie howl of a wolf penetrating the silent darkness of night; it is the very embodiment of wilderness. For thousands of years in North American Native mythology, the wolf has...

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