Non-fiction

Non-fiction

A curated selection of books from authors across Canada that write the contemporary and historical stories of people from many different backgrounds, but who share the common bond of having lived, or living in Canada.

People from shore to shore to shore share about experiences of Canada including the former Governor General sharing a selection of letters chosen from thousands he wrote during his time in office, forty fathers talk about parenting, the story of Viola Desmond , Canada's "Rosa Parks", and the collected previously unknown stories of Indigenous peoples.

Choose from a selection of fascinating accounts of the places and moments in Canadian history that helped shape the country including the Horseshoe Tavern and its impact on music, the Montreal 1967 Expo that took everyone by surprise, the unlikely serviceman hockey team that astonished the world, and the survivors and soldiers of the two great World Wars.