Category: News

Great Canadian Ebook Sale

This weekend, discover great Canadian stories from the comfort of home with this selection of new and classic ebook favourites. Available through May 4 at On the Rocks with Jack Knox Islanders I Will Never Forget  Jack Knox $3.99  Stone by Stone Exploring Ancient Sites on the Canadian Plains Liz Bryan $2.99  The Bulldog … Continued

Ebooks for Easter

The long weekend has arrived, and though Easter this year won’t include the usual festivities with friends, we’re glad for the break after a hectic few weeks and the chance to rest, rejuvenate, and yes – to read! At Heritage House, we’re working on all fronts to keep the books coming and our customers well … Continued

Welcome Spring!

We can’t wait for spring to arrive, and along with it these splendid new titles for 2020. Here’s a preview from our catalogue of inspiring and informative books for all ages!   History, art, and architecture   Treasures of Winnipeg’s Historic Exchange by George M. Mitchell Winnipeggers are in for a treat with this breathtaking … Continued

Ladner Book Signing || Christmas in Mariposa

December 8, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Black Bond Books Ladner

If you’re out and about in Ladner on December 8, why not drop into Black Bond Books, where local author Jamie Lamb will be signing copies of of his debut story collection Christmas in Mariposa: Sketches of Canada’s Legendary Little Town. Lamb’s stories of growing up in Orillia, ON, a place made famous by Stephen … Continued

Meet Canadian Satirist Ian Ferguson

Ian Ferguson’s hilarious new book is out! Meet the author and pick up a signed copy of The Survival Guide to British Columbia at one of these free events: Wednesday, October 23, Munro’s Books, Victoria, 7:00 PM (doors open at 6:30) Wednesday, October 30, Book Warehouse Main Street, Vancouver, 7:00 PM Thursday, October 31, Mosaic … Continued

LOOK INSIDE: Fishes of the Salish Sea

Discover the rich undersea world of Canada’s West Coast with Fishes of the Salish Sea, a remarkable three-volume set by University of Washington Emeritus Professor of Fishery Science Theodore Pietsch and National Fisheries Marine Services biologist James Wilder Orr, with illustrations by the internationally acclaimed fish illustrator Joseph R. Tomelleri.         This … Continued

Meet RANCHING UNDER THE ARCH author D. Larraine Andrews

We’re stoked about D. Larraine Andrews’ beautiful new book, Ranching Under the Arch: Stories from the Southern Alberta Rangeland. Meet the author and pick up a signed copy of the book at one of these upcoming events: Friday, June 21, 7:00 PM, Museum of the Highwood, High River Saturday, July 6, 12:00–4:00 PM, Chapters Shawnessy, … Continued

Trail North Receives BC Historical Federation Book Award

Heritage House is pleased to announce that Ken Mather has been honoured with second prize at the 2019 BC Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing awards for his book Trail North: The Okanagan Trail of 1858–68 and Its Origins in British Columbia And Washington. Hosted by the British Columbia Historical Federation, the Lieutenant-Governor’s awards celebrate books … Continued

Joy Davis Islands Book Tour

Island folks on Gabriola and Salt Spring may wish to take note of these upcoming readings on a topic of interest to a great number of West Coasters. Complicated Simplicity: Island Life in the Pacific Northwest, by Victoria author Joy Davis, follows the stories of people who lead a self-sufficient lifestyle on remote islands along … Continued

A Matter of Confidence Shortlisted for Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize

Heritage House is pleased to announce that A Matter of Confidence: The Inside Story of the Political Battle for BC, by Rob Shaw and Richard Zussman, has been shortlisted for the 2019 Hubert Evans Prize for Non-Fiction. Written over a five-month period in the summer and fall of 2017, A Matter of Confidence tracks key … Continued

Funny Podcast

Jack Knox chats with Bob Kronbauer, host of the Vancouver Is Awesome podcast, and reads from his new book On the Rocks with Jack Knox.