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A Hand Up or a Hand Out: Ideas on How to Improve Canada's Equalization Program
Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The current Equalization formula, which re-distributes some $16 billion in federal funds to six provinces (PEI, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba), is set to expire in 2014. We’ve gathered in this eBook the writings of a handful of individuals and groups, all who have made suggestions on how to improve the program.
The Good, the Bad, and the Bet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The day before Thanksgiving in 1971, a lone man wearing black sunglasses hijacked a NW Orient Airlines 727 bound for Seattle. His demand: $200,000.00 and four parachutes. He ended up with a place in history marked by more questions than answers. What really happened to the infamous DB Cooper? No one knows. Well... No one but me... because before he became DB Cooper, I became his wife.
Quick Guide To Getting Your Pilot's License
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This concise, informative guide is jam-packed full of advice to getting your pilot's license. It covers different aviation licensing bodies, a checklist to pick out the right school, and innovative careers to have with a pilot's license.
The Complete Guide to Canada's General Mobile Radio Service
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 37,320. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
Canada's General Mobile Radio Service, or GMRS, is a licence and fee free short-range two-way radio service that can supplement or substitute for costly cellular, pager, or other such wireless services. GMRS is perfect for business and industry, retail and hospitality, public service, and all types of personal uses where communications is required for those separated by short distances.
Mango Unleashed: A Thai Rescue Dog Travels The World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013 by Unleash Your Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Most people bring back a souvenir or two. Patrick & Sherrie brought back a dog. While in Thailand on their world trip Patrick and Sherrie saw all kinds of creatures being carted around on little motorcycles. When they met Mango on the island of Koh Tao they decided to follow suit and took him along for the ride. This is Mango's and his pack's story, from Thailand to Germany via North America.
Kent Bridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Eleanor has run the crossroads store for decades and knows all there is to know about her tiny corner of Kent County. When a stranger named Vincent makes an unexpected offer to buy the store, Eleanor is rattled by his persistence and veiled threats. Not wanting to ask anyone for a thing, Eleanor is forced to go to her rural neighbours for help to find out why this ruthless man is after her.
Cowboy Ending - Overdrive: Book One
Series: Overdrive, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,880. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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Joe is a bouncer at the hottest nightclub in Winnipeg. Struggling with debt, his mother’s ill health and uncontrollable asensitivity to all things electrical he doesn’t have time to worry about Winnipeg's dark side. But with women going missing and the police at their wits end what’s a hard luck bouncer supposed to do when violence gets in his face? He saddles up and sends his life into overdrive
The Road to Dalhousie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Travel memoir. Family and social relations. Gay community. Growing up and coming out in New Brunswick, Canada.
Floods And Other Man-Made Disasters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This humorous read pokes fun at recent events in Alberta. A companion book to Miguel's more serious take on Alberta floods, Floods and other man-made disasters is meant to allow readers to take a step back from what many consider to be a horrible situation and see the humour in it.
From Border to Border: Crossing the Continent by Land Rover
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,530. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
For Land Rover’s 50th anniversary in 1998 I joined a group of fifty people from all over North America to travel off-road from Canada to Mexico. From the wind-blasted bleakery of central Canada to the rocky playground of Moab, brake failure on a New Mexico hill to a harrowing drive up a flooding river, my journey hit incredible highs and lows before my luck finally ran out on the return home.