CANADA’S HISTORY BOOK & GIFT GUIDE 2020
CANADARM AND COLLABORATION How Canada’s Astronauts and Space Robots Explore New Worlds by Elizabeth Howell
Filled with exclusive interviews with key Canadian astronauts, including Chris Hadfield and Marc Garneau,
Canadarm and Collaboration tells the tale of Canada’s involvement in international space exploration from the 1960s to the present day. $22.95. PAPERBACK. 240 PGS PUBLISHED OCTOBER 20, 2020 ISBN 9781770414426 ECW PRESS
AN HONOURABLE AND IMPARTIAL TRIBUNAL
The Court Martial of Major General Henry Procter, Minutes of the Proceedings transcribed and annotated by Guy St-Denis
After Major General Henry Procter abandoned his army and Indigenous allies during the Battle of Moraviantown, the disgraced British commander demanded a court martial, hoping to vindicate his retreat. Transcribed and annotated here for the first time, the trial’s minutes offer a wealth of historical detail about the War of 1812 and British, Canadian, and American history during the early nineteenth century.
MÉGANTIC by Anne-Marie Saint-Cerny translated by W. Donald Wilson
When a driverless, out-of-control train carrying highly volatile crude oil decimated the downtown area of the picturesque town of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, it killed forty-seven people and lead to the suicides of several others. In revealing how the tragedy was not an accident, but rather was knowingly caused by powerful people and institutions, Mégantic offers a scathing critique whose ultimate goal is to prevent the preventable.