Canada Growth of a Nation is a comprehensive portrait of Canada from its ancient roots through Confederation to the early 20th century. It tells the story of the people who shaped the country including the First Nations, the European explorers, the fur traders, settlers, and their descendants. We meet resourceful and successful people who endured great hardship, and the ordinary people who built this land.
Rosemary Neering is a Victoria-based writer, editor, and photographer. She has published numerous articles in noted periodicals such as British Columbia Magazine, Canada's History Magazine, and Western Living. Rosemary also has over 40 book-length publications to her name, including A Traveller's Guide to Historic British Columbia and Down the Road. Her most recent publications include The Pig War: The Last Canada-US Border Conflict and British Columbia Bizarre: A Compendium of Facts, Stories, Whimsies and a Few Outright Lies from Canada's Wacky West Coast. When Rosemary isn`t travelling throughout BC looking for new stories, she enjoys time at home with her partner, Joe, and her cat.
Don Quinlan is a retired history teacher from the Toronto District School Board. He has authored or co-authored over thirty books for students in secondary and elementary schools. He currently works on a series of projects for the CBC. Like so many Canadians, he admires the life of Tim Horton, enjoys visiting Tim Hortons, and is patiently awaiting the return of the Stanley Cup to Toronto.