Download E-books The Birth House: A Novel (P.S.) PDF

By Ami McKay

An arresting portrait of the struggles that girls confronted for keep watch over in their personal our bodies, The start House is the tale of Dora Rare—the first daughter in 5 generations of Rares.

As apprentice to the outspoken Acadian midwife leave out Babineau, Dora learns to help the ladies of an remoted Nova Scotian village via infertility, tricky labors, breech births, undesirable pregnancies, and unfulfilling intercourse lives. through the turbulent global struggle I period, uncertainty and upheaval accompany the arriving of a brash new doctor and his supplies of growth and quickly, painless childbirth. In a conflict among culture and technology, Dora unearths herself battling to guard the rights of girls in addition to the knowledge that has been positioned into her care.

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Download E-books Advances in Artificial Intelligence: 29th Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Canadian AI 2016, Victoria, BC, Canada, May 31 - June 3, 2016. Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) PDF

This e-book constitutes the refereed court cases of the twenty ninth Canadian convention on synthetic Intelligence, Canadian AI 2016, held in Victoria, BC, Canada, in May/June 2016. The 12 complete papers and 27 brief papers offered have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from ninety seven submissions. the point of interest of the convention was once at the following subjects: 

actions and behaviours, audio and visible acceptance, common language processing, reasoning and studying, streams and disbursed computing.

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Download E-books Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Threat to Occupational Health in the U.S. and Canada (Public Administration and Public Policy) PDF

Hospitals within the US and Canada are ill-prepared for the specter of rising infectious illnesses, particularly within the region of shielding healthcare staff, nurses, medical professionals, and primary responders from transmissions. present protocols from guide businesses and healthiness corporations and well-being departments that come with nation pandemic flu plans don't keep on with medical proof in lots of in their options.

Economics and 'ease of use' are trumping strong technology within the determination making method. for instance, protocols don't call for the main stringent precautions that might shield for healthcare employees from unknown components of transmission in the case of quickly rising ailments. respiration defense, adverse strain isolation rooms, education of healthcare employees, own protecting gear, air flow designs, triage of surge sufferers, investment concerns are all components of shock that stay arguable in present occupational well-being security versions.

Emerging Infectious illnesses and the hazard to Occupational future health within the US and Canada bargains a severe evaluate of present plans and infrastructures for rising illnesses and the reaction functions of healthcare supply structures to guard the occupational future health and provides many recommendations. The authors practice failure research that can not be present in different texts, and provide confident recommendations, recommendations, and strategies for strengthening the clinic and the general public future health reaction to possibly catastrophic well-being crises. This publication includes worthwhile details for managers, execs, and coverage makers in infectious disorder companies, public well-being agencies, in addition to occupational healthiness organizations.

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Download E-books After the Rebellion: The later years of William Lyon Mackenzie PDF

This finished e-book on William Lyon Mackenzie’s later lifestyles focuses first at the interval 1838-1849, Mackenzie’s years in exile within the usa. It examines his contribution to the yankee political scene, together with his function in writing the structure of the country of latest York. The booklet additionally chronicles Mackenzie’s lifestyles from 1849, while he used to be granted amnesty and lower back to Canada, to his loss of life in 1861. during this, the single accomplished examine Mackenzie’s existence, Lillian Gates bargains a meticulous account of 1 of Canada’s liveliest 19th century politicians.

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Download E-books Figuring Grief: Gallant, Munro, and the Poetics of Elegy PDF

By Karen E. Smythe

The name, Figuring Grief, refers back to the narrative technique wherein mourning is depicted. In her textual research, Smythe explores a number of connections among illustration and comfort. Drawing on style and narratological idea, she outlines the advance of the "fiction-elegy" as a sub-genre and means that the modernist writings of Woolf and Joyce are paradigmatic examples of the shape. She then makes use of those paradigms as suggestive "reading versions" for the translation of works through Gallant, Munro, and different modern fiction-elegists. Figuring Grief bargains new readings of particular works and means that new methods of studying are either demanded and rewarded by means of a poetics of elegy.

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Download E-books Generally Speaking: The Memoirs of Major-General Richard Rohmer PDF

By Richard Rohmer

Lieutenant-General Richard Rohmer is arguably Canada’s so much embellished citizen. A commander of the Order of army benefit and an Officer of the Order of Canada, his occupation begun in global conflict II the place he earned the recognition as considered one of Canada’s best Mustang reconnaissance pilots. For his provider, including flying over the seashores of Normandy on D-Day, he bought the celebrated Flying move. A legal professional, litigator, journalist and best-selling writer of 28 fiction and non-fiction books, Rohmer has met with such public determine as Queen Elizabeth, common George Patton, "Intrepid" Sir William Stephenson, Presidents Eisenhower, Regan, and Clinton, and has flown with John F. Kennedy. he's at present a member of the board of administrators of Hollinger Inc. lately, he chaired the sixtieth anniversary of the D-Day Advisory Committee to the Minister of Veterans Affairs. His autobiography, in general conversing: The Memoirs of Richard Rohmer, is written with Rohmer’s attribute frankness and perception.

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Download E-books Making Every Vote Count: Reassing Canada's Electoral System PDF

By Henry Milner

Steps towards Making each Vote Count brings jointly the simplest analyses from the easiest certified observers on advancements within the starting to be stream to reform Canada's electoral system.

Among mature democracies, basically the USA and Canada use the first-past-the-post (FPTP) method for electing all kingdom and provincial, in addition to nationwide, lawmakers. In Canada the talk over the electoral procedure, which begun in earnest after the 1997 federal election, is now relocating from the collage and think-tank seminar room to the ground of 5 provincial legislatures.

Four key chapters current updated debts of advancements in BC, Québec, PEI, and Ontario. They express the provinces relocating at various speeds towards assembly an target to suggest a selected version of proportional illustration that still guarantees a endured position for at once elected representatives of particular geographic limitations. chapters recount reviews in New Zealand and Scotland, that have followed electoral plans trying simply one of these stability. Others examine South Africa, Japan, France, and the United Stateseach chosen for the sunshine it casts on a particular element of electoral procedure reform. the remainder chapters give some thought to quite a few sensible implications of fixing Canada's electoral process - now a really actual prospect.

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Download E-books The Rise of Agrarian Democracy: The United Farmers and Farm Women of Alberta, 1909-1921 PDF

By Bradford James Rennie

The UFA/UFWA introduced the main winning agrarian rebel in North American historical past. .The upward push of Agrarian Democracy. is a lucid and persuasive paintings detailing one of many maximum mass democratic activities in Canada. The ebook makes new and demanding contributions in the direction of our scholarly realizing of the evolution and politicization of the Alberta farmers' flow over numerous decades.

The result's a huge research in western and agrarian historical past and economics. A direction is laid from the farmers' inherited rules and customary event, gender assumptions, type competition, agrarian beliefs and a collective feel of accountability, co-operation and self assurance. We keep on with the advance of a grassroots stream whose impressive political luck culminated within the election of the United Farmers of Alberta in 1921 which ruled the province for over a decade.

There is far extra on supply than a simply institutional research. Rennie examines this elemental interval in Canadian democracy in the cultural, social and neighborhood context on the center of the movement's inception. the writer presents an effective and balanced specialize in association, the position of gender, the relationships among farmers and different periods and the position of schooling within the circulation.

The results of meticulous learn, this paintings is of precise curiosity to the examine of co-operative activities all over the world and gives you with awesome readability and accuracy useful perception to the educational physique of reform routine and gender background during this country.

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Download E-books Penal Populism and Public Opinion: Lessons from Five Countries (Studies in Crime and Public Policy) PDF

By Julian V. Roberts

Even though legal justice structures range significantly world wide, one topic has emerged in all western jurisdictions lately: an increase in either the rhetoric and perform of serious punishment at a time while public opinion has performed a pivotal function in sentencing coverage and reforms. regardless of the variations between jurisdictions, startling commonalities exist one of the 5 countries-the U.K., united states, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand--surveyed right here. Drawing at the result of consultant opinion surveys and different examine instruments the authors map public attitudes in the direction of crime and punishment throughout international locations and discover the congruence among public perspectives and real regulations. Co-authored through 4 distinct sentencing coverage specialists, Penal Populism and Public Opinion is a clarion demand restricting the impression of penal populism and instituting extra expert, study- dependent sentencing guidelines around the western world.

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