Download E-books Murder on the Rebound (An Amicus Curiae Mystery) PDF

“Hemlock for Herskowitz!” That’s what the scholars write within the legislations college bathrooms approximately Professor Mack Herskowitz. Herskowitz (aka “Jerk-o-Twit”) runs his sessions like a Marine drill sergeant. He’s bedding one budding legal professional — a former unique dancer he helped get into the varsity — however the leisure appear to wish him useless. And that’s sooner than Herskowitz’s mouthiest critic, first-year legislations scholar Tony Albinoni, is poisoned within the professor’s penthouse. might that “hemlock” were intended for Jerk-o-Twit? That’s the latest secret for Amicus, Q.C. (Questing Cat), and his significant other human, pass judgement on Ted Mariner. the entire whereas, they’re in a place of trouble in their personal, exiled by means of the manager Justice to the Mervin Goldfarb and Estelle Holstein-Goldfarb university of legislations at Scarborough college. there has been Justice Mariner’s very public wrestling fit, you spot, with Justice Hernando Cactus within the fashionable Pasta l. a. Vista eating place. after which there has been that day the not-quite-ancient Mariner passionately smooched his articling scholar in a rundown bar within the cocaine district. It’s vintage, uproarious Amicus, scrabbling and bustling with tom cat twists, turns, and shin’s-eye-view witticisms approximately our justice process particularly and the human tragicomedy as a rule. once more, the Falstaffian courthouse cat narrates a heavily humorous (and profoundly severe) story during which in actual fact no longer regularly what it kind of feels, in loss of life in addition to existence. “Smart and a laugh . . . Amicus has his purr-suasive ways.” — Margaret Cannon, the Globe and Mail

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Download E-books The Canadian Distinctiveness into the XXIst Century - La distinction canadienne au tournant du XXIe siecle (International Canadian Studies Series) PDF

In this selection of essays a few of Canada's superior writers and thinkers, together with John Ralston Saul and Margaret Atwood, demand equilibrium between economics, tradition, and technological swap. whereas selling the dynamism and alter attainable in Canadian society, additionally they demand a second look of Canada's earlier as a way to chart its future.

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Download E-books The Politics of Nationalism in Canada: Cultural Conflict since 1760 PDF

Surveying the earlier 200 and 40 years of Canadian political and constitutional background, David Chennells deals a provocative review of nationalism in Canada. putting modern nationalism in ancient viewpoint, the writer explores the politics of nationalism and proposes a brand new idea of particular nationalism.

While different theories have tended to stress the coalescence of exact languages and nationalities, or the increase of ethnic festival, Chennells' conception focuses as a substitute at the evolution of the political method itself, arguing that the stability of energy among country elites and usual voters is a key determinant of the energy of specific nationalism. within the method he additionally addresses such questions as: How has cultural clash been controlled within the Canadian event? How may still liberals view unique nationalism? what's the position of large-scale historic surveys, and what are the fitting tools for them? In tracing the motives of 1 of the main major political phenomena of our time, Chennells issues to alterations within the trend of political illustration and to the satirically intolerant results of renowned mobilization. He explores many compelling examples of broad-minded, tolerant statecraft, yet doesn't diminish from tricky or even arguable conclusions. saying specific nationalism intolerant, and present theories incomplete, Chennells demanding situations many well known interpretations of key occasions in Canadian political history.

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Download E-books Canadian Real Estate Investing Lessons "From The Streets&quot PDF

By Tom Karadza, Nick Karadza

A massive hole has consistently existed among actual property making an investment details and genuine, actual existence program. This booklet outlines genuine global classes and examples which permits the reader to take the knowledge and relate it to present day possibilities. while you're bored with the hype round actual property making an investment and need to get a greater realizing of what it relatively takes to be a true property investor then this e-book will curiosity you. it's prepared right into a choice of articles and web publication postings that obtained accolades, garnished nationwide media realization, and are nonetheless to be had on-line this day.

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Download E-books Moving Toward Positive Systems of Child and Family Welfare: Current Issues and Future Directions PDF

confronted with swiftly altering social and monetary stipulations, provider execs, coverage builders, and researchers have raised major matters in regards to the Canadian baby welfare process. This e-book attracts thought from reviews with 3 large, foreign baby welfare paradigms―child safeguard, kinfolk carrier, and neighborhood healing/caring (First Nations)―to examine how particular practices in different nations, in addition to replacement experiments in Canada, may possibly foster optimistic recommendations within the Canadian baby welfare strategy.

Foundational values and reasons, platforms layout and coverage, and association and administration are mentioned, as are front-line carrier supply, merchant paintings environments, and the realities of day-by-day residing for households. educated through contemporary study, the individuals supply transparent instructions for coverage, management, and service-delivery reforms. Informing coverage debates addressing baby maltreatment and kin welfare, this booklet will function an important source for managers, carrier services, pros, and scholars within the fields of social paintings, baby and early life care, relatives reports, psychology, and precise schooling.

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Download E-books Haven't Any News: Ruby's Letters from the Fifties (Life Writing) PDF

“Ruby wrote letters domestic nearly each week....She wrote whatever that got here into her head: approximately her young ones and Fred, her housework, nutrition, outfits, her buddies, actions, schemes for being profitable, her desires for the future....Her letters, nave, intimate and vigorous, have been consistently positive or poignant. We’d learn them to one another at the telephone or move them round. usually we stored them.”

So writes Edna Staebler in her creation to this edited number of her sister Ruby’s letters from the fifties. In 1957 whilst Edna first started to acquire and edit those letters she did so just because she was once certain that others might take pleasure in studying them up to her circle of relatives did. Over fifty years later, the letters stay a pleasure to learn and reclaim the normal voice of a housewife. Remarkably, those letters echo subject matters lecturers are looking to isolate with the intention to research women’s roles within the sleek international ― drifting (“life simply occurred to me”) and contingency (“women’s lives rely on relationships”), for instance, in addition to the stability among family members and paintings. As an excellent instance of women’s existence writing additionally they illustrate the literary styles of overt and covert tales and of textual and subtextual which means.

Haven’t Any information: Ruby’s Letters from the Fifties comprises an Afterword by way of Marlene Kadar, affiliate Professor of Humanities at York college and a number one professional on women’s lifestyles writing. All these involved in women’s stories and with the social historical past of twentieth-century Canada will locate this ebook of huge curiosity and it'll pride Edna Staebler enthusiasts far and wide.

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Download E-books Field Marks: The Poetry of Don McKay (Laurier Poetry) PDF

This quantity good points thirty-five of Don McKay’s most sensible poems, that are chosen with a contextualizing advent through Méira cook dinner that probes desolate tract and illustration in McKay, and the canny, quirky, considerate, and infrequently comedian self-consciousness the poems adumbrate. incorporated is McKay’s afterword written specially for this quantity during which McKay displays on his personal writing process―its courting to the earth and to metamorphosis.

Don McKay has released 8 books of poetry. He received the Governor General’s Award in 1991 (for Night Field) and in 2000 (for Another Gravity), a countrywide journal Award (1991), and the Canadian Authors organization Award for Poetry in 1984 (for Birding, Or Desire). Don McKay was once shortlisted for the 2005 Griffin Poetry Prize for Camber and used to be the Canadian winner of the 2007 Griffin Poetry Prize for Strike/Slip. Born in Owen Sound, Ontario, McKay has been lively as an editor, artistic writing instructor, and college teacher, in addition to a poet. He has taught on the college of Western Ontario, the collage of latest Brunswick, The Banff Centre, The Sage Hill Writing adventure, and the BC pageant of the humanities. He has served as editor and writer of Brick Books because 1975 and from 1991 to 1996 as editor of The Fiddlehead. He is living in British Columbia.

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