News & Events

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

Lost on the Prairie nominated for two awards!

Wonderful news! Lost on the Prairie by MaryLou Driedger has been nominated for two awards: Manitoba Book Awards’ Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book and the 2023 MYRCA Sundogs Award. The Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book is presented annually to a Manitoba writer whose first professionally-published English-language book is deemed … Continued

White Raven shortlisted for 2022 Indigenous Voices Awards

The finalists for the fifth annual Indigenous Voices Awards (IVAs) were announced on May 6, 2022, and we are honoured to see White Raven by Teoni Spathelfer and Natassia Davies (illus.) is counted among them! The Indigenous Voices Awards aims to honour the sovereignty of Indigenous creative voices, and support and nurture the work of … Continued

Books for Mom

Celebrate your mother and the motherly figures in your life with the best gifts anyone can receive—books, of course! From heartbreaking to heartwarming, historical to humour, we have you covered, no matter your mom’s go-to reading genre.  Looking for heartwarming and humorous? Try… Home on the Strange: Chronicles of Motherhood, Mayhem, and Matters of the … Continued

Three books longlisted for the First Nation Communities Read Awards

The Ontario Library Service has announced their longlist nominees for the 2022/2023 First Nation Communities Read Awards. We are so excited to share that three Heritage House books have been nominated!  In the Children’s category, both Little Wolf and White Raven have been longlisted. These are the first two books in the Little Wolf series … Continued

Aggie & Mudgy by Wendy Proverbs wins 2022 Jeanne Clarke Award

Congratulations to Wendy Proverbs! Her debut novel, Aggie and Mudgy: The Journey of Two Kaska Dena Children has won the 2022 Jeanne Clarke Award. Our congratulations also to Ken Mather, who was nominated for his work on Wagon Road North: The Saga of the Cariboo Gold Rush, Revised and Expanded Edition. The Prince George Public Library … Continued

Two books nominated for Jeanne Clarke Award

The Prince George Public Library Board has announced the nominees for the 37th annual Jeanne Clarke Awards. The Jeanne Clarke Local History Award was established by the Library Board in 1985, in memory of former library board chair Jeanne Clarke. We are delighted to share that two Heritage House books are nominated for the 2022 … 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

Afterlight named a finalist for 2021 Nation­al Jew­ish Book Award

Heritage House Publishing is thrilled to share the news that Afterlight: In Search of Poetry, History, and Home by Isa Milman has been named a finalist for 2021 Nation­al Jew­ish Book Award. Afterlight was nominated for the Krauss Fam­i­ly Award in Mem­o­ry of Simon & Shu­lamith (Sofi) Goldberg for Autobiography & Memoir.  Afterlight is a … Continued

Season’s Readings

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