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What happened this week?
So, the results are in and the Scots have decided to stay.
All eyes are on the Scottish referendum today as Scots decide whether to stay in the UK or become an independent nation. A high turnout is expected and the results won’t be known until the early hours of Friday morning. The suspense until then resonates all too well with people in Quebec who remember the referendums of 1980 and 1995.
There’s an air … Read More >
We are delighted to have Erika Behrisch Elce, editor of As affecting the fate of my absent husband: Selected Letters of Lady Franklin Concerning the Search for the Lost Franklin Expedition, 1848-1860, as our guest blogger today!
Just last week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper was elated to announce the discovery of one of Sir John Franklin’s ships, … Read More >
The University of Guelph International Development Speaker Series, in collaboration with MQUP and The Bookshelf, is delighted to host the book launch & lecture for Stephen Henighan’s
The Bookshelf … Read More >
After more than 150 years of search efforts, Prime Minister Harper announced today that a lost ship from the mysterious Franklin expedition has been discovered. Using Parks Canada’s newly acquired underwater vehicle, the searchers picked up sonar images of a shipwreck which they believe to be either HMS Erebus or HMS Terror.
John Dunning’s memoir, You’re Not Dead until You’re Forgotten, is getting lots of buzz leading up to the Toronto book launch at Ben McNally Books this Thursday! Quill & Quire gave the memoir a starred review:
The best filmmaker memoirs are the ones that feel like movies themselves, whether it’s the epic, melodramatic sweep … Read More >
Last minute announcement! Ron Williams, author of Landscape Architecture in Canada, is giving a talk this evening at the McGill School of Architecture in Room G10 of the Macdonald Harrington Building.
The event starts at 6:00 pm – Don’t miss it! Details here
The following is from Adventure Canada‘s press release:
Author and Inuit advocate Shelley Wright reveals her latest nonfiction work Our Ice is Vanishing/Sikuvut Nunguliqtuq: A History of Inuit, Newcomers, … Read More >
This fall, the Elizabeth Dafoe Library and Archives & Special Collections of the University of Manitoba will be unveiling David Thompson’s large-scale (over 6 ft wide and 10 ft tall!) Map of northwestern North America from 1826.
From the University of Manitoba press release:
Along with the historic map the collection being housed at the University of Manitoba will … Read More >