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How We Changed Toronto

The inside story of twelve creative, tumultuous years in civic life, 1969-1980

By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada’s largest and most powerful city. One real estate firm aptly labelled it Boomtown. Expressways, subways, shopping centres, … 349 View

The Golden Age of Liberalism

A Portrait of Roméo LeBlanc

This book explores the life and times of Roméo LeBlanc, one of Canada’s most popular and successful politicians and statesmen. Probably best known as the long-standing fisheries … 376 View
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Cast of Characters

From: How We Changed Toronto

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Short biographies about the people consistently mentioned throughout the book. 7 $0.70 Add
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Foreword by the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien and Introduction by Author

From: The Golden Age of Liberalism

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Outlines the authors experience with Romeo Leblanc and why she chose to write his biography ; 16 $1.60 Add
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Discovering a Political Life

From: How We Changed Toronto

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Sewell recounts what brought him to getting involved in city politics and brings us right to his election as junior alderman in 1967 25 $2.50 Add
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From Memramcook to Rideau Hall

From: The Golden Age of Liberalism

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Outlines Romeo LeBlanc’s selection to the position of Governor General, the mixed opinions of the media to the nomination, a background history of the Acadians and how this history relates … 20 $2.00 Add
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Cormier’s Cove

From: The Golden Age of Liberalism

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1927-1948. Outlines Romeo LeBlanc’s family history, his early life growing up in Corimer’s Cove (including statistics on education, resources, etc at the time), goes over the cost of … 34 $3.40 Add
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Getting Down to Work

From: How We Changed Toronto

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Deals with his first years in office – 1969 – 1972 30 $3.00 Add
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Neighbourhoods in Revolt

From: How We Changed Toronto

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community reactions to development proposals in 1972 27 $2.70 Add
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Transitions and Interruptions, 1948–1955

From: The Golden Age of Liberalism

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1948-1955. These seven years would be a time of unexpected movement, of plans begun and changed because of family needs, as well as unanticipated successes. These were years in which his … 47 $4.70 Add
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A Reform City Council

From: How We Changed Toronto

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the 1972 election brought new blood to the city council and Sewell discusses how Larger decision-making bodies often hamper debate, but our council was of a manageable size. The openness and the … 26 $2.60 Add