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Business & Industry

This fourth volume of the History of the Prairie West Series contains fifteen articles examining the rich history of business and early industry in Canada's Prairie Provinces prior to the Great Depression. ...

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 ...

Privilege and Policy

The introduction of medicare in Saskatchewan marks a dividing point in the history of the province and Canada. Before 1962, access to medical care was predicated on ability to pay and private health insurance. ...

Honouring Our Past, Embracing Our Future

By James Pitsula
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History Series UR

In 2011, the University of Regina began celebrating an important milestone--the centennial of Regina College, the Methodist high school that was the foundation for the creation of the University itself ...

Human Ecology of the Canadian Prairie Ecozone 11,000 to 300 BP

Edited by B.A. Nicholson
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Archaeology Series CPS

The Canadian Prairie Ecozone (CPE) is spatially defined by the foothills of Alberta on the west and the boreal forest/parkland interface on the north and the east. As members of the multidisciplinary ...

Storm of the Century

In Storm of the Century: The Regina Tornado of 1912, author Sandra Bingaman recounts one of the worst natural disasters in Canadian history--the rare F4 tornado that obliterated a broad swatch of Regina, ...

Agricultural History

The eighteen articles selected for this third volume of the History of the Prairie West series all focus on the agricultural history of the Canadian Plains. Early First Nations practices are examined, ...

First in Canada

 First in Canada is a unique expression of the many accomplishments Indigenous Canadians have made to Canadian society. As beautiful as it is informative, this perpetual calendar is a glimpse of 10,000 ...

Immigration & Settlement, 1870-1939

Immigration and Settlement, 1870-1939 includes twenty articles organized under the following topics: the "Opening of the Prairie West," First Nations and the Policy of Containment, Patterns of Settlement, ...

Views from Fort Battleford

The myth of the Mounties as neutral arbiters between Aboriginal peoples and incoming settlers remains a cornerstone of the western Canadian narrative of a peaceful frontier experience that differs dramatically ...