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He could leap tall buildings

book cover image: graphic novels and comic books

He could run "faster than an express train... nothing less than a bursting shell could penetrate his skin!" 

Essential Oils

book cover image: Essential Oils

DK Publishing have produced Essential Oils from the experts at Neal's yard Remedies, a trusted source for natural health and beauty products. 

An Intimate Wilderness

book cover image: an arctic wilderness

Arctic researcher, author, and photographer Norman Hallendy's journey to the Far North began in 1958, when many Inuit, who traditionally lived on the land, were moving to permanent settlements created by the Canadian government. 

Elder Care 101

book cover image: Eldercare 101

Mary Jo Saavedra has collaborated with others to produce Eldercare 101 : a practical guide to later life planning, care and wellbeing.  Eldercare 101 is a well researched, organized, easy-to-understand guide for families desperately in need of help as they care for their aging loved ones.

Curing Tuberculosis in Muskoka

my canadian life

Come out and join Andrea Baston for the My Canadian Life 2017 series to learn the true story of Canada's first tuberculosis sanatorium, built in Gravenhurst, Ontario, in 1897. 

Media specialists in our midst

Come and celebrate Canada's 150th birthday by coming out to the My Canadian Life 2017 speakers series to see and hear three well-known local media artists from different media venues.

The Red Planet

book cover image: Mars : our future on the Red Planet

Is habitation of Mars really possible?  Can it happen in our lifetime? In October 2015, NASA declared Mars "an achievable goal".

Cowboys

dvd cover image: High noon

When I was a kid we had one black and white television that probably had a total of 3 channels and service was only a few times a week. 

Deep nutrition

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Catherine Shanahan's book Deep Nutrition: why your genes need traditional food is the result of her examination of diets known to help people live longer