Human Geography

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Before We Lost the Lake

By Chad Reimer

For thousands of years, the broad expanse between Sumas and Vedder Mountains east of Vancouver lay under water, forming the bed of Sumas Lake. As recently as a century ago, the lake's shores stood four miles across and six miles long. During yearly high water, the lake spilled ... Read more

Edmonton on Location

Edited by Heather Zwicker

Edmonton on Location: River City Chronicles is an innovative collection of essays, memoirs, poems, and stories by acclaimed Edmontonians. These Edmontonians represent a cross-section of society, spanning generations, occupations, and lifestyles that have helped to make Edmonton ... Read more

Imperilled Ocean

By Laura Trethewey

A Globe and Mail Best Book
A Writers' Trust of Canada Best Book of the Year
CBC Books: The Best Canadian Nonfiction Selection
Silver Medal, Miramichi Reader's "The Very Best!" Book Awards

An exploration of the earth's last wild frontier, filled with high-stakes stories of people ... Read more

Malled

By Kit Dobson

Generally Kit Dobson hates malls. But he is fascinated by them, by their place in our society, by how we interact with them and how they end up in our books, movies and art. In Getting Malled, the author explores malls and the shopping that occurs in and around them from one ... Read more

Restigouche

By Philip Lee

A canoe trip that spans decades of historical reflection, offering a unique perspective on the Restigouche, its impact on the people who live beside and along the river, and their impact on this natural phenomenon.

The Restigouche River flows through the remote border region ... Read more

Stolen City

By Owen Toews

Through a combination of historical and contemporary analysis this book shows how settler colonialism, as a mode of racial capitalism, has made and remade Winnipeg and the Canadian Prairie West over the past one hundred and fifty years. It traces the emergence of a 'dominant ... Read more