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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.