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Shop Local Tips for Books

Indie Bookstores: Online & In-Person Lots of local independent bookstores have a number of options for customers, such as online shopping with shipping, click and collect, or wishlist-making. To find your local bookstore, use this handy map of Canadian Independent Bookstores. Chapters Indigo Chapters Indigo is the only bookstore chain in Canada—and it’s Canadian-owned. The … Continued

Jack Knox: Fall 2022 Book Tour

Please note: Post will be updated as additional events are confirmed. For more than twenty-five years, Jack Knox’s weekly humour column has captured the essence of life in BC’s picturesque capital city, a.k.a. Dysfunction-by-the-Sea. In Fortune Knox Once: More Musings from the Edge, as in his previous humour collections, Knox gathers together his favourite Times … Continued

Fall 2022 books to fall for

Fall is around the corner, which means a new season of exciting books! We can’t wait to share a bevy of beautiful new books, including Jack Knox’s fourth hilarious collection, a hilarious and heartbreaking memoir, an inspiring collection of BC creatives, and lots of unique local history. Pre-order now at your fave local bookstore. Humour … Continued

Bestselling book Slumach’s Gold celebrates 50th anniversary amid new television series and continued interest in the legend and lost gold mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—More than a century after Slumach was hanged for murder, the legend of a lost gold mine and alleged curse continues to enthrall audiences. June 2022 marked the fiftieth anniversary of the bestselling book Slumach’s Gold: In Search of a Legend (Heritage House, $14.95) by Rick Antonson, Mary Trainer, and Brian Antonson. Co-author … Continued

In memory of Hugh A. Dempsey (1929–2022)

The Heritage House team was sad to hear of the death of Hugh A. Dempsey, on May 24, 2022, in Calgary, Alberta. Hugh was 92 years old, a prolific author of more than twenty books, as well as a dedicated historian and researcher. He will be greatly missed. Hugh was the associate director of the … Continued

In memory of Tom Hunter (1927–2022)

Heritage House was deeply saddened to learn of Tom Hunter’s death in April 2022. Tom was 94 years old. Tom Hunter was a respected wildlife artist who combined his love of nature with his artistic training to illustrate the natural history, birds, mammals, and fish of Western Canada. He was the author and illustrator of … Continued

Printing Error: Always Pack a Candle

Due to a printing error, a number of copies of Always Pack a Candle by Marion McKinnon Crook were published with missing pages. Heritage House apologises for any inconvenience (or cliffhangers) this may have resulted in. If you have received a copy of Always Pack a Candle with a section of pages missing, please complete … Continued

New Spring 2022 Books

As the days get longer and warmer, the team at Heritage House is looking forward to Spring. We’re delighted to share our forthcoming books with you and can’t wait to have you reading all these incredible stories. Adult Non-Fiction New Guidebooks Books for Young Readers   Banner flowers by Vecteezy

Season’s Readings

Heritage House Publishing wishes you and your loved ones a festive holiday season and a happy new year!

Heritage House joins community initiative supporting James Bay neighbourhood

For immediate release: LOCAL PUBLISHERS JOIN COMMUNITY INITIATIVE SUPPORTING JAMES BAY NEIGHBOURHOOD, NOW IN ITS 25th YEAR VICTORIA—Local publishers Heritage House Publishing and Rocky Mountain Books are donating 387 copies of their books through local initiative South Harbour Partners, which provides support for James Bay students and their families. Before the winter break, every student … Continued

Come ‘N’ Get It – Ginger Snap Recipe

Cold weather calls for cozy baking! Bring your ovens to temperature and try out some delicious ginger snaps from Come ‘n’ Get It: Roundup Recipes from Ranch Country by Beulah Barss. ​​- GINGER SNAPS – Ingredients: 3⁄4 cup (175 mL) margarine 1 cup (250 mL) sugar 1 egg 1⁄4 cup (50 mL) molasses 2 cups … Continued

Chilling Tales for Halloween

What can be more fitting for this time of the year than a few chilling tales! If you are looking for stories to share around a bonfire or by candlelight this Halloween season look no further than the Campfire Stories series by Barbara Smith. Each book has many chilling and thrilling tales set across Canada, … Continued