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Critical Condition

Critical Condition

Replacing Critical Thinking with Creativity
by Patrick Finn
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Critical Condition

by Patrick Finn
Mayors Gone Bad

Mayors Gone Bad

by Philip Slayton
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Mayors Gone Bad

by Philip Slayton

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The Sweetness of a Simple Life

The Sweetness of a Simple Life

Tips for Healthier, Happier and Kinder Living Gleaned from the Wisdom and Science of Nature
by Diana Beresford-Kroeger
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The Sweetness of a Simple Life

Northern Communities Working Together

Northern Communities Working Together

The Social Economy of Canada's North
edited by Chris Southcott
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Northern Communities Working Together

Planning for Rural Resilience

Planning for Rural Resilience

Coping with Climate Change and Energy Futures
contributions by Erica Ferguson; Margaret Graves; Paul Kraehling; John Devlin; Emanuel Lapierre-Fortin; Christopher Bryant; Tony McQuail; Jennifer Ball; Chris White; Ralph Martin; Suzanne Reid; Bill Deen; Wayne Caldwell & Eric Marr
edited by Wayne J. Caldwell
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Planning for Rural Resilience

Outsiders Still

Outsiders Still

Why Women Journalists Love - and Leave - Their Newspaper Careers
by Vivian Smith
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Outsiders Still

by Vivian Smith
A Better Place on Earth

A Better Place on Earth

The Search for Fairness in Super Unequal British Columbia
by Andrew MacLeod
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A Better Place on Earth

Losing The Signal

Losing The Signal

The Spectacular Rise And Fall Of Blackberry
by Jacquie Mcnish
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Losing The Signal

by Jacquie Mcnish
The Politics of Popular Culture

The Politics of Popular Culture

Negotiating Power, Identity, and Place
by Tim Nieguth
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The Politics of Popular Culture

Fraught Intimacies

Fraught Intimacies

Non/Monogamy in the Public Sphere
by Nathan Rambukkana
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Fraught Intimacies

by Nathan Rambukkana
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Crazy Town

Crazy Town

The Rob Ford Story
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also available: Paperback
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A Quiet Kill

A Quiet Kill

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For Today I Am A Boy

For Today I Am A Boy

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A Siege of Bitterns

A Siege of Bitterns

A Birder Murder Mystery
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
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Know the Night

Know the Night

A Memoir of Survival in the Small Hours
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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Harry Robinson: Nature Power

Harry Robinson: Nature Power

In the Spirit of an Okanagan Storyteller
edition:Paperback
tagged : cultural
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The Pleasure of the Crown

The Pleasure of the Crown

Anthropology, Law and First Nations
edition:Paperback
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The Porcupine Hunter and Other Stories

The Porcupine Hunter and Other Stories

The Original Tsimshian Texts Of Henry Tate
edited by Ralph Maud
edition:Paperback
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The Terror of the Coast

The Terror of the Coast

Land Alienation and Colonial War on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, 1849-1863
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The Salish People: Volume I

The Salish People: Volume I

The Thompson and the Okanagan
edition:Paperback
tagged : cultural
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The Salish People: Volume II

The Salish People: Volume II

The Squamish and the Lillooet
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The Salish People: Volume IV

The Salish People: Volume IV

The Sechelt and South-Eastern Tribes of Vancouver Island
edition:Paperback
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Transmission Difficulties

Transmission Difficulties

Franz Boas and Tsimshian Mythology
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