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Beyond the Farm Gate

One of Canada's greatest sons, E.K. (Ted) Turner helped set the stage for Saskatchewan's economic miracle.

Raised on a farm in rural Saskatchewan, Turner threw open the farm gate to lead the farmer-controlled ...

One Family's War

Edited by Rollie Bourassa
Introduction by Will Chabun
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Military

For half a century a box had lain undisturbed, buried under years of accumulated clutter in the back room of a house. The contents of the box: stacks of letters, neatly bundled in chronological order, ...

Thugs, Thieves, and Outlaws

Warning! What you are about to read is true...and not for the faint of heart, as the crime stories collected here detail the most disturbing chapters of Alberta history.

Chronicled in these pages are many ...

Boiling Point and Cold Cases

 "The body would have been nearly impossible to identify. There was so little of it left, for one thing."

Thus begins the sordid tale of the "Scissors Grinder," one of 40 heart-pounding true crime stories ...

The Identities of Marie Rose Delorme Smith

This book relates the history and self-identifying process of a Metis woman who lived on the western plains of Canada during the transitional period from fur trade to sedentary agricultural economy.

Marie ...

In the Temple of the Rain God

Charles Wilson did it all. He arrived in the West in 1905, the year of Saskatchewan's birth, and experienced all the hardship, success, and suffering that the province enjoyed and endured on its path ...

Manitoba Premiers of the 19th and 20th Centuries

Manitoba's long history of conflict, and the impact that has had on the rest of Canada, is revealed in these political biographies of the province's first eighteen premiers.
Throughout its history, Manitoba ...

Payepot and His People

Payepot and His People was first published serially by The Western Producer. In 1957 it was published in book form by the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society.

Abel Watetch was a nephew of Chief ...

Canada's Wheat King

The life of Seager Wheeler is one of the most significant--albeit nearly forgotten--Canadian success stories. He was North America's most celebrated wheat developer, whose varieties in the 1920s made ...

Saskatchewan Agriculture

In this province known as "the bread basket of the world," agriculture is the culture which for over a century has provided the context for life in Saskatchewan. In this volume are over 200 biographies ...