Peggy Blair’s first novel, The Beggar’s Opera, signalled that something special might be brewing. Her second book, The Poisoned Pawn saw the Ottawa lawyer turned mystery maven take a real step forward. 648 more words
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Just in time for the weekend, we’ve put together a round-up of some of our favourite recipes and food-related features this week including an interview with Cronut creator Dominique Ansel, an ingredient spotlight on pumpkin, and a campaign in favour of misfit vegetables. 377 more words
OTTAWA — Stephen Harper’s long-awaited labour of love finally has a release date.
The prime minister has reportedly spent close to a decade chipping away at his book about the history of hockey. 437 more words
Prime Minister Stephen Harper allegedly spent 15 minutes a day for about a decade working on a book about how professional hockey took shape in Canada at the turn of the 20th century. 511 more words
In 2010, during the Vancouver Olympics, Stephen Harper gave a revealing interview to Sports Illustrated about his upcoming hockey book, a subject he’s been coy about with Canadian reporters.The prime minister said his research into the early days of hockey — from the 1870s until the First World War — shows how important the sport was in our idea of what it meant to be Canadian. 729 more words