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Who speaks for Canada? : words that shape a country

Author: Desmond Morton; M Weinfeld
Publisher: Toronto : M & S, ©1998.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Desmond Morton; M Weinfeld
ISBN: 0771065027 9780771065026 0771065035 9780771065033
OCLC Number: 39913121
Description: xx, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Life in New France : Pierre Boucher --
The War of 1812 : Isaac Brock --
"With forced courage" : Laura Secord --
Religious freedom in Canada : Ezekiel Hart --
"Independence!" : William Lyon Mackenzie --
"Fellow citizens!" : Louis-Joseph Papineau --
A patriote's last thoughts, 1839 : Chevalier de Lorimier --
"Un Canadien errant" : Antoine Gerin-Lajoie --
"Two nations warring in the bosom of a single state" : Lord Durham --
The defense of French : Louis-Hippolyte LaFontaine --
Responsible government : Joseph Howe --
Slave testimony : Henry Walton Bibb and Jackson Whitney --
The Canadian abolitionist movement : George Brown --
"A Canadian nationality" : Darcy McGee --
"The maple leaf forever" : Alexander Muir --
"I am also a French Canadian" : George-Etienne Cartier --
"Confederation Day" : George Brown --
"Canadian hunters' song" : Susanna Moodie --
A nation-builder : John A. Macdonald --
Speech at Aurora, 1974 : Edward Blake "O Canada" : Adolphe-Basile Routhier, Calixa Lavallee, and Robert Stanley Weir --
The compact theory : Thomas-Jean-Jacques Loranger --
The plumed knight : Wilfrid Laurier --
"The quality standard" : Clifford Sifton --
"The last sun dance" : Richard Hardisty --
"The song my paddle sings" : Pauline Johnson --
"Le vaisseau d'or" ("The ship of gold") : Emile Nelligan --
"Ode to Newfoundland" : Cavendish Boyle --
"The cremation of Sam McGee" : Robert W. Service --
"Wild animals I have known" : Ernest Thompson Seton --
"The great election in Missinaba County" : Stephen Leacock --
The language question : Henri Bourassa --
"The Sikhs in Canada" : Sundar Singh --
"Where duty leads" : Sam Hughes --
"The land of the second chance" : Nellie McClung --
"In Flanders fields" : John McCrae --
A parody of "In Flanders fields" : Anonymous --
"On the way to the mission" : Duncan Campbell Scott --
"The business man's psychology" : J.S. Woodsworth Keeping Canada united : William Lyon Mackenzie King --
"Our world stopped and we got off" : James Gray --
Maverick capitalist : R.B. Bennett --
"None is too many" : Irving Abella and Harold Troper --
"Refugees: the human aspect" : Gwethalyn Graham --
"What's the cheering for?" : J.W. Dafoe --
A theory of permanent war : Lorne Morgan --
"What do I remember of the evacuation?" : Joy Kogawa --
"Turvey is enlisted" : Earle Birney --
"Gelsenkirchen" : Murray Peden --
"Il a gagne ses epaulettes" (by Dink Carroll) : Jackie Robinson --
A boy's view of the prairie : W.O. Mitchell --
"Rue Ste.-Catherine" : Gabrielle Roy "The lesson of the tides" : Moses Coady --
How to vote for confederation : Joey Smallwood --
The very ordinary dreams of Tit-Coq : Gratien Gelinas --
Precursor of a new Quebec : Anne Hebert : "So little for the mind" : Hilda Neatby --
"Towards the last spike" : E.J. Pratt --
"In the Yukon" : Ralph Gustafson --
"The blackfly song" : Wade Hemsworth --
"Wild geese" : Felix-Antoine Savard --
Empire of the St. Lawrence : Donald Creighton --
W.L.M.K. [William Lyon MacKenzie King] : Frank R. Scott --
Montreal in the 1950s : Ringuet --
From Colony to Nation : Irving Layton --
Canadian National Politics : John Diefenbaker --
We are all God's children : Georges Vanier --
On "Joual" : Jean-Paul Desbiens (Frere Untel) Only Tourist in Havana turns his thoughts homeward : Leonard Cohen --
The Case for universal health insurance : Tommy Douglas --
Language, history and memory : Fernand Ouellette --
Two Nations or Many? : Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism --
Country North of Bellville : Al Purdy --
Lament for a Nation : George Grant --
Speaking out on Vietname : Farley Mowat --
Mystery of the Whie Man : Harold Cardinal --
On Federalism : Lester B. Pearson --
Option for Quebec : Rene Levesque --
Canadian Solution : Claude Ryan --
On the War Measures Act : Frank R. Scott --
On Quebec Nationalism and Separatism : Pierre Elliott Trudeau Au pensionnat : Marie-Claire Blais --
Women in Politics : Judy LaMarsh --
Ypres, 1915 : Alden Nowlan --
British Columbia : Roderick Haig-Brown --
On Canadian Identity : Northrop Frye --
Survival : Margaret Atwood --
La Sagouine : Antonine Maillet --
On Corporate Welfare Bums : David Lewis --
Sudbury Saturday Night : Tom Connors --
Big Yellow Taxi : Joni Mitchell --
The Gap between "them" and "us" : Paul-Emile Cardinal Leger --
Les femmes --
The Women : Pauline Julien --
Where the world began : Margaret Laurence What may Canada expect from its writers? : Robertson Davies --
Old fashioned unionism : Joe Davidson --
The Hockey Sweater : Roch Carrier --
History of Canada : Yvon Deschamps --
Community of communities : Joe Clark --
Alberta and its natural resources : Peter Lougheed --
Hockey was us : Peter Gzowski --
Burning Hills : Michael Ondaatje --
Northwest Passage : Stan Rogers --
Dear Sam : Pierre Berton --
Fragile freedoms : Thomas Berger --
Some ethical reflections on the economic crisis : Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops --
Tears are not enough : Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance --
Les Yeux de la faim = The eyes of hunger : Gil Courtemanche Principles of public broadcasting : Gerald Caplan, Florian Sauvageau --
Nature of cultures : David Suzuki --
Racism, Canadian style : Rosemary Brown --
I am a Native of North America : Dan George --
New Canada : Preston Manning --
Goodbye to Sarajevo : Lewis Mackenzie --
No ordinary hero : Elijah Harper --
On Veterans : Jean Chretien --
Being Canadian : Denise Chong
Responsibility: [edited by] Desmond Morton & Morton Weinfeld.
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