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In Memoriam: 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 Memoriam: 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

New commemorative edition of Broken Circle to publish Spring 2022

Heritage House is proud to announce a new edition of Theodore Niizhotay Fontaine’s bestselling memoir, Broken Circle, will be published in Spring 2022.  Broken Circle: The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools, originally published in 2010, is a powerful and poignant story. In the memoir, Fontaine examines the impact of his psychological, emotional and sexual … Continued

Falling for Fall Books

The leaves are changing and the cooler weather has arrived in the Western Hemisphere—both sure signs that autumn has arrived. The team at Heritage House Publishing is so excited to share our new Fall releases with readers. There is something for every reader this season—from a haunting and personal memoir, a canine wartime hero, hockey … Continued

In Memoriam: Theodore Fontaine (1941–2021)

Heritage House extends condolences to the family of Theodore Fontaine (1941–2021), a celebrated community leader, speaker, author, and survivor, who died this week at age 79. Fontaine lived in Winnipeg, was a member of the Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba, and a regular speaker and media commentator on Residential Schools and other Indigenous issues. He … Continued