By Anne Westhues
The target of this re-creation is equal to that of earlier variations: to aid scholars comprehend social coverage from a Canadian point of view, and to stir them to dialogue and debate. half One offers a normal evaluate of social coverage and half discusses the policy-making strategies, from the overseas elements that effect them to the ways that a social employee can develop into a part of this procedure. half 3 makes a speciality of present social coverage matters, and half 4 deals a glance to the longer term. every one bankruptcy of this best-selling booklet has been completely up-to-date for this new version with reference to present coverage, debated matters, and assets pointed out. 3 new chapters were further, together with an summary of grownup psychological future health coverage and a serious examine possibility overview in baby welfare. there's additionally a dialogue of present demanding situations to the constitution of Rights and Canadians expanding use of the justice process to form social coverage. therefore, the reader earnings an educated point of view of coverage improvement and review. even if designed essentially to be used through social employees, the e-book will gain somebody who's eager about the policy-making approach.
By Anthony Bidulka
Charity Wiser, matriarch of the Wiser extended family by way of advantage of her wealth and tool, is an indomitable provocateur . . . and personal detective Russell Quant’s most recent supplier. there's greater than a unmarried rotten apple in this genealogy, and Quant has been employed to find which one is purpose on murdering his customer.
By Patrick Albert Moore
Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a smart Environmentalist is Dr. Patrick Moore's enticing firsthand account of his a long time spent because the final Greenpeace insider, a co-founder and chief within the organization's best committee. Moore explains why, 15 years after co-founding it, he left Greenpeace to set up a extra good, science-based method of environmentalism. From strength independence to weather switch, genetic engineering to aquaculture, Moore sheds new mild on probably the most debatable matters within the information this present day.
By Edith Van Kleek
"The approach It was once" chronicles Edith Van Kleek's reviews as a pupil and instructor in one-room faculties in rural Alberta. From her first 12 months attending institution within the excessive Prairie kingdom in 1916, to the closure of her final rural schoolhouse in 1961, Edith Van Kleek recollects a bygone period in academic heritage.
By Margaret A. Ormsby
In 1860, on the age of fourteen, Susan Louisa Moir left England for British Columbia. After settling at the beginning at wish, she lived in brief in either Victoria and New Westminster, then BC's most vital settlements. Returning to wish, she helped her mom open the community's first college. In 1868, she married John Fall Allison and, on her honeymoon, rode over the Allison path into the unsettled Similkameen Valley.
Her checklist of the voyage, of Victoria, New Westminster, and desire and her stories of the remoted yet satisfying existence she, her husband, and their fourteen childeren led within the Simlkameen and Okanagen valleys supply a special view of the pioneer brain and spirit.
By David Twiston-Davies, Conrad Black
Canada From Afar is the fruit of the outstanding flowering of obituary writing within the London day-by-day Telegraph in past times ten years. those energetic graphics of Canadians are expert, witty, occasionally quirky, sometimes iconoclastic.They comprise royal courtiers, politicians, businessmen, infantrymen, sailors, airmen, scientists, explorers, novelists, artists, or even reporters. one of the favourite Canadians considered from afar are individuals corresponding to Margaret Laurence, Joey Smallwood, K.C. Irving, Raymond Burr and A.J. Casson.
By Douglas Reeman
February 1943. because the stability of the battle slowly shifts in Britain's favour, Lieutenant-Commander Steven Marshall brings his battle-scarred submarine into domestic port. Captain and staff are exhausted after 14 months' non-stop carrier, yet for many there may be no considered depart.
If the enemy cave in in North Africa is to be exploited, each skilled guy may be wanted. Marshall needs to go back to the Mediterranean, yet this time to a really diversified form of struggle. For his new command is mystery and intensely dangerous - a captured German U-boat....