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A Passion to Succeed

By David Singh

David Singh tells the inspiring story of his rise from abject poverty in the Third World to become the leader of Fortune Financial, once Canada's largest financial planning company. It all came crashing down, but Singh's drive and passion are now at the helm of his own bank, ... Read more

Darwin's Moving

By Taylor Lambert

In a city known for wealth and prosperity, the divide between haves and have-nots is rarely clearer than on moving day, when those two worlds come together in intimate fashion. Violent ex-cons and drug addicts are invited into spacious homes, entrusted with the care and transport ... Read more

Grace Helen Mowat and the Making of Cottage Craft

By Diana Rees
With Ronald Rees

Knitting is a booming pastime, enjoying a resurgence of interest, spawning books, movies, a brisk online trade in wool and knitted goods — even trade fairs. In Canada, Cottage Craft has long held a strong reputation for its fine wool, dyed to the palette of the local landscape, ... Read more

If I Could Turn and Meet Myself

By Patrick Toner

At his death in 1985, Alden Nowlan stood in the first rank of Canadian writers. Today, his poetry is beloved by Maritimers and popular across Canada and in the US as well. If I Could Turn and Meet Myself tells his life story, from his birth to a 14-year-old mother in 1933 through ... Read more

Lost on Bay Street

Abridged by Alex Doulis

Alex Doulis, a Greek-Canadian geologist and financial legend, came to Bay Street from Vancouver in the 1970s. Though he never went astray once in the deserts and swamplands of British Columbia and the north, he soon lost his bearings in the heart of Canada’s financial district. ... Read more

Miles to Millions

By Bill Grenier

When he became a commercial pilot at age nineteen, Bill Grenier never imagined that one day he'd be captain of the largest commercial plane the world had seen, flying the highest profile routes of a proud national carrier. Even less could he have imagined, at age nineteen and ... Read more

Robber Baron

By George Tombs

Robber Baron is an unauthorized biography of Conrad Black, who built the world’s third-largest media empire and is now facing criminal charges in Chicago for alleged fraud, money laundering, and racketeering. Robber Baron is based on rigorous research, hard-hitting interviews, ... Read more

Tales from Under the Rim

By Ron Buist

A National Bestseller. Now available in paperback.

"On a Rrrroll! You may not be familiar with Ron Buist, but you know his handiwork. " — The Ottawa Citizen.

Tales from Under the Rim is a behind-the-scenes look at a simple business that became a Canadian icon. Tales from Under ... Read more