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Pierre-Esprit Radisson

Pierre-Esprit Radisson, published by The Ryerson Press in 1930, was written by Katherine Hale for the Canadian History Readers Series. Radisson and his brother-in-law Medard des Groseillers, were adventurers, couriers du bois, and explorers and are credited with laying the … Continue reading

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Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac

Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac 1657-1730 by Agnes Laut was published by The Ryerson Press in 1930 and belongs to the Ryerson Canadian History Readers series. The intent of the Canadian History Readers series was to portray many of the colourful … Continue reading

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Duncan Campbell Scott

The Selected Poems of Duncan Campbell Scott was published by the Ryerson Press in 1951. This edition contains a memoir of Scott by Professor E.K. Brown.* Scott was born in Ottawa, Ontario in 1862. His father, William Scott, was an … Continue reading

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Archibald Lampman

At the Long Sault and other poems by Archibald Lampman, was published by The Ryerson Press in 1943. If you travel the MacDonald/Cartier freeway east through the province of Quebec, you will inevitably pass through the city of Dollard des … Continue reading

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Selected Poems of Dorothy Livesay (1926-1957)

Selected Poems of Dorothy Livesay (1926-1956) was published by the Ryerson Press in 1957. It features an introduction by literary critic Desmond Pacey and was published as part of the Ryerson Library of Canadian Poets series. Dorothy Livesay (1909-1971) was … Continue reading

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G. Raymond Chang Award

The inaugural G. Raymond Chang Outstanding Volunteer Awards Night was held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Ryerson University. The award celebrates the exemplary generosity and contribution of alumni and friends to Ryerson University. The awards are named in honour … Continue reading

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Canadian Wild Flowers

Canadian Wild Flowers, written by Catherine Parr Traill and illustrated by Agnes FitzGibbon, was a publication of William Briggs in 1895. Canadian Wild Flowers can be considered Canada’s first 4-colour, illustrated coffeetable book. The four editions of Canadian Wild Flowers date back … Continue reading

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