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Here I'm listing anything new added to the site over the past month


Life of Sir William E. Logan
First director of the geological survey of Canada by Bernard J. Harrington (1883) (pdf)

Thoughts on a Sunday morning - the 16th day of May 2021
By the Rev. Nola Crewe

Agri-Lmi - Labour Market Information
Agriculture 2025: How the Sector’s Labour Challenges Will Shape Its Future (pdf)

Report on the Affairs of the Indians in Canada
Laid before the legislative assembly 20th March 1845 (pdf)


The Scots who built Canada
Added a video on this topic to our Scottish History page in Canada at the foot of the page.

The Mennonites of Manitoba
The Mennonites of Manitoba told the story of a German-speaking group of Dutch farmers from Russia who came in 1874 to the fertile land of Manitoba to create a new life practicing their traditional religion. Added this video to the foot of our Manitoba page.

Gaelic Nova Scotia: A Resource Guide
This guide is for educators and those who wish to learn more about Gaelic language, culture, and identity in Nova Scotia. (pdf)

Thoughts on a Sunday morning - the 9th day of May 2021
By the Rev. Nola Crewe

Traditional Plant Foods of Canadian Indigenous Peoples
Nutrition, Botany and Use by Harriet V. Kuhnlein School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition McGill University, Montreal, Quebec and Nancy J. Turner Environmental Studies Program,  University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia (1996)

Canadian scientists are trying to make your tomatoes tasty again
As palates have evolved, so have approaches to agriculture. Ann Hui reports on the Canadian quest for a flavour-forward tomato. [External link]


Belgium's in Canada

Canada West
Issued by direction of Hon. W. J. Ritchie, Minister of the Interior, Ottawa, Canada, 1914 (pdf)

Sea, Forest and Prairie
Being stories of Life and Adventure in Canada Past and Present by Boys and Girls in Canada's Schools. (1893) (pdf)

Thoughts on a Sunday morning - the 2nd day of May 2021
By the Rev. Nola Crewe

Notes of a Twenty-Five years Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory
By John McLean in two volumes (1849)


Finding Your Scottish Ancestors in Canada
Added this video to the foot of our Scots in Canada page.

Jews in Canada
Found an abridged copy of the original book which is easier to read and this can be downloaded from our Jews in Canada page.

The Farmer's and Emigrant's Hand Book
Being a Full and Complete Guide for the Farmer and Emigrant comprising the clearing of Forest and Prairie land, Gardening, Farming Generally, Farriery, Cookery, and Prevention and Cure of Diseases with copious hints, recipes and tables by Josiah T. Marshall (1852) (pdf)

The “Statistically Average”
Early Haliburton Farm, A Case Study from the Kennaway Settlement by Christopher S. Martinello (2015) (pdf)

Thoughts on a Sunday morning - the 25th day of April 2021
By the Rev. Nola Crewe

Chiefs Journey
The summer and fall of 1886 saw a flurry of ‘loyal’ Plains Indigenous leaders pay visits to Central Canada.


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