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What's New on Electric Canadian
Here I'm listing anything new added to the site over the past month or so.


Tip
A story of a little dog and a family that adopted him (pdf)

Strengthening Rural Canada
Fewer & Older: Population and Demographic Crossroads in Rural Saskatchewan (pdf)

Souvenirs of the Past
With Illustrations, an instructive and amusing work, giving a correct account of the customs and habits of the Pioneers of Canada and the surrounding country, embracing many anecdotes of its prominent inhabitants, and withal an absolute correct and historical account of many of the important political events connected with the early days of Canada and the Territory of Michigan by William Lewis Haby (1896) (pdf)

Conrad Black Interview
Found this video interview on YouTube


Electric Scotland's Weekly Newsletter for December 27th, 2019 has been posted up in our Community

Real Farm Lives
A series of videos showing the working life of farms in Canada

At Youthful Days, Emigration and The Drinking Customs of Fifty Years Ago
Also At the Cranks Met with In the Emerald Isle and Canada; With Amusing Incidents and Anecdotes of the Early Settlers in the Latter Place, the Rebellion of 'J7, and a Brief Sketch of The York Pioneers Society by B. M, Murphy, Author of The School Upon the Hill (1890) (pdf)

The Writings and Life of William Black Laws
Late Bookseller of Glasgow Scotland (1895) (pdf)

Brownie and his Friends
A story of Brownie, Elves and the Snails (1940) (pdf)


Electric Scotland's Weekly Newsletter for December 20th, 2019 has been posted up in our Community

Lights and Shadows
Or Pioneer Days in the Seventies and Eighties by Peggy Martin (pdf)

Books for young readers:
Animals Work Too
Animals are Fun
The Animal Parade

Canadian Content for Children
I am finding a fair bit of content for the children in Canada so thought it time to create a specific page on the site for them.

Fifty Winters Ago
By Gates Neill Peardon (1940) (pdf) A story for children


Early Life in Canada
By J. W. Chafe assisted by Sybil Shack (1943) (pdf). A very interesting book on how school pupils started to research their local history.

The Coleman Journal and Crow's Nest Pass Advertiser
Published in the Premier Coat Mining Centre of the Crows Nest Pass. A Weekly record of Interesting Community News read by Young and Old Thursday, July 27, 1939 (pdf). Another 96 copies can be read on the Internet Archive

Canadian women in workshops, mills and factories
The evidence of the 1871 census manuscripts (pdf)

Ukrainian Canadian University
Added a link to them on our Ukraine History page.

The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Collection
On the Internet Archive


Desmond Morton
A Canadian Historian who we've added to our Makers of Canada.

The British Colonist is a Canadian newspaper first printed in 1858 in BC and I have published a bit about the newspaper on our Magazine page at the foot where I have also provided a link to many copies on the Internet Archive. 

The Canadian Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-made Men
Ontario volume (1880) (pdf)
Quebec and the Maritime provinces volume  (1881) (pdf)

The Life and Times of the Rev. Robert Burns, D.D. F.A.S., F.R.S.E, Toronto
Including an unfinished Autobiography by The Rev. R. F. Burns, D. D., Montreal (1872) (pdf)

Telugu Trophies
The Jubilee Story of some of the principal Telugu converts in the Canadian Baptist Foreign Mission in India from 1874 to 1924 by the Canadian Baptist Foreign Board Jubilee Volume (pdf)


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