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Canada and the British Immigrant

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Title:Canada and the British Immigrant
Author:
Weaver, Emily Poynton   
(1 of 5 for author by title)
A Canadian History for Boys and Girls
Published:   1914
Publisher:The Religious Tract Society
Tags:Canada, immigration, non-fiction
Description:

A factual guide to immigrants.

I. Why Canada is British

II. The Dominion of Canada

III. Confederation

IV. Lands and the People

V. Industries and Transport

VI. The Old Province of Nova Scotia

VII. New Brunswick, the Land of the St. John

VIII. Prince Edward Island

IX. Quebec and its Eastern Townships

X. Ontario, once "Canada West"

XI. Manitoba, Old and New

XII. Saskatchewan, the Wheat Province

XIII. Alberta: where Prairies and Mountains Meet

XIV. British Columbia, The Pacific Province

XV. The Yukon and North-West Territories

XVI. The Man Whom Canada Needs

XVII. The Woman Canada Needs

XVIII. Hints and Suggestions [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Weaver, Emily Poynton

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Emily Poynton Weaver (1865-1943) was a Canadian writer. She was born in Manchester, England and emigrated to Canada with her family as a teenager. Initially living in Waterloo, Ontario, they later moved to Toronto. During her early adulthood, she began to write short stories and historical essays for the magazine trade. She was a prolific writer completing several novels and non-fiction works for history and textbooks. Her primary support came through journalism, notably the Globe newspaper in Toronto (precursor to the Globe & Mail). Many of Weaver's books were published by church-based companies which reflected the high moral tone of her fiction. Her novel My Lady Nell won a prize in 1890 from the Congregationalist Society of Boston. She also wrote books for children which were illustrated by her sister, Anne Elizabeth Weaver. (Canada's Early Women Writers)

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