Category: <span>News</span>

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 memory of 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

Spring is in the Air…

We’re ready to spring into Spring 2021—bring on the sunshine, cool drinks, and hot new books. Lounge in the park or on the patio with an engrossing memoir or enthralling history book. We’ve also got your young readers covered with an ecclectic mix—from illustrated children’s books, to juvenile non-fiction, and a historical adventure novel. Or, … Continued

Pandemic Publishing

A message from Heritage House publisher Rodger Touchie Since the COVID-19 announcements in March, Heritage House has adapted its operations to ensure staff safety and continuity of service to our customers and authors. When it became necessary for staff to start working from home, we opted to close our Cook Street Village offices and adapt … Continued

New Reads for Fall

Say hello to fall 2020, with its promise of colder days ahead and a continued focus on home-based pursuits. When it comes to reading, we’ve got you covered with this vibrant selection of family-friendly, all-Canadian books on a wide range of subjects, from lighthearted humour to wartime history to birding tips for kids. Grandfathered Dispatches … 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

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.