Category: Authors

The Lord Black of Crossharbour – Conrad Black

The Lord Black of Crossharbour – Conrad Black

[ 0 ] December 12, 2012 |

“I quickly developed alliances with the Mafia people, then the Cubans. I was friendly with the ‘good ol’ boys’ and the African-Americans. They all understood I had fought the system, and I do believe I earned their respect for that.” So said Conrad Black—Lord Black—in a Vanity Fair interview in August, 2011. Whatever you think […]

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Canuck Quotes: Al Arsenault

Canuck Quotes: Al Arsenault

[ 0 ] March 6, 2011 |

“There is a time for talk and a time for action.” “Over the last twenty-two years as a street policeman, I have come to realize the acute deficiencies of Karate as a defensive art, or more practically, as a controlling art; as my chosen vocation demands. For myself, Chin Na was like a snap-on tool, […]

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Trivia EH? Robert Munsch

Trivia EH? Robert Munsch

[ 0 ] October 24, 2009 |

Robert Munsch was born in Pittsburgh and has 8 siblings Studied for 7 years to be a Jesuit Priest Has a Master’s Degree in Anthropology and an undergraduate degree in History He met his wife working in a preschool in MA He and his wife went to Canada to look for work After much coaxing, […]

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Trivia EH? Margaret Atwood

Trivia EH? Margaret Atwood

[ 0 ] October 24, 2009 |

Trivia Eh? Born November 18, 1939 Ottawa, Ontario. Full name: Margaret Eleanor “Peggy” Atwood She is the middle of three children. (an older brother and a younger sister) She was home schooled until eighth grade (she skipped 7th) Attended University in Toronto and earned her Masters Degree from Radcliffe College at Harvard The Handmaids Tale […]

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Robert Munsch

Robert Munsch

[ 0 ] October 24, 2009 |

Robert Munsch is known by children everywhere. He is one of the most successful and interesting Canadian children’s authors, so I was surprised to discover that he was not born Canadian. He currently has about 35 books in print. My children’s favourite was ‘Something Good’. Munsch’s books have the amazing ability to mesmerize children and […]

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Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood

[ 0 ] October 24, 2009 |

“I was born on November 18, 1939, in the Ottawa General Hospital, two and a half months after the beginning of the Second World War. Being born at the beginning of the war gave me a substratum of anxiety and dread to draw on, which is very useful to a poet. It also meant that […]

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Al Arsenault

Al Arsenault

[ 0 ] October 24, 2009 |

Al Arsenault is a Canadian that has gone “above & beyond the call of duty”. He is a warm, generous & dynamic person whose professional and personal achievements are impressive, interesting and – in several cases – life changing. Originally from Ontario, Al moved to Vancouver, British Columbia after graduating from McMaster University in 1977 […]

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