New acquisitions - publications: Highlights

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Mamaqtuq! The Jerry Cans; illustrated by Eric Kim. Toronto: Inhabit Media Inc., 2017.

Below is a selection of publications that we have recently received mostly through the Legal Deposit program.

It includes books, sheet music, sound recordings, documentaries, films, audiovisual recordings, journals and other serials, and theses in analogue and digital format.

Since April 2017, 24,109 new titles and 82,327 serial issues were received under legal deposit. A total of 215 gifts were also acquired. Materials include both analogue and digital formats.


Summer 2018

Canada's future army, volume 3: alternate worlds and implications. Department of National Defence. Kingston, Ontario: Canadian Army, 2017.

(AMICUS 45284123) Envisioning the development of Canada's army, this publication explores the security implications of four possible global futures: Materialism Gone Mad, High-Octane Green World, Global Quagmire and Recyclable Society

Un territoire à partager : l’art du paysage au Canada. Laura Brandon, Victoria Dickenson, Patricia Grattan, Laurier Lacroix, Gerald McMaster, Naomi Fontaine, Lee Maracle; foreword by Senator Murray Sinclair. French. Vancouver; Berkeley; London: Figure 1 Publishing, 2017.

(AMICUS 45268943) Numerous Canadian artists have brilliantly portrayed Canada’s varied landscapes from ocean to ocean to ocean. This book, also available in English as The Good Lands: Canada Through the Eyes of Artists, offers a sample of their most notable works

Mamaqtuq! The Jerry Cans; illustrated by Eric Kim. Toronto: Inhabit Media Inc., 2017.

(AMICUS 45268096)

This children’s board book stars the members of the music group The Jerry Cans, who come from Nunavut. The story is bilingual (English and Inuktitut).

Icon: flagship wines from British Columbia's best wineries. John Schreiner; photographs by Chris K. Stenberg. Victoria, B.C.: TouchWood Editions, 2017.

(AMICUS 44856279) This well-researched and beautifully photographed guide to the wines of British Columbia provides regional highlights and history as well as a wealth of information about local wineries and wines.

The price of cannabis in Canada. Marie Ouellet, Mitch Macdonald, Martin Bouchard, Carlo Morselli and Richard Frank. Ottawa, Ontario: Public Safety Canada, 2017.

(AMICUS 45235853) This study of cannabis prices and price elasticity discusses potential implications of legalization for the cannabis market.

150 fascinating facts about Canadian women. Compiled by Margie Wolfe with the help of women across the country; illustrated by Gail Geltner. Toronto: Second Story Press, 2017.

(AMICUS 45157688) This unpretentious little book provides a comprehensive look at its topic by introducing us to 150 women who influenced the history of Canada.

Startle and illuminate: Carol Shields on writing. Edited by Anne Giardini and Nicholas Giardini. Toronto: Vintage Canada, 2017.

(AMICUS 44013792)

Born in the United States, the great Canadian author Carol Shields (Companion of the Order of Canada and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and other awards) offers her reflections on the craft of writing.

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