Getting Contractors Insurance in Canada

By Michelle White

Not all forms of business are into trading goods and merchandise as there are businesses that mainly caters into providing services. One such business is contraction wherein you provide contract service in a type of work you highly specialize in. Some are contractors are of the high-end scale work where millions and millions are entrusted…

About us

By Michelle White

Stanton Atkins & Dosil (SA&D), was formed in 2002 for the purpose of creating beautifully illustrated and vividly written books about Canada that capture the spirit of the land and its people. Mark Stanton has enjoyed over 40 years in book publishing and recently retired as President, Publisher and Co-founder of Raincoast Books in Vancouver.…

Read from the Book

By Michelle White

It is impossible to say that construction of the Trans-Canada Highway began on a specific date because the project incorporated a variety of already existing roadways, some of them going back many years. It is possible to say that organized lobbying for a national road began on an early May day in 1912 when a…

In Praise of the Book

By Michelle White

“A Road for Canada is as much a story about the automobile as it is about the politics and the building of the Trans-Canada Highway. With a wealth of photographs, posters and illustrations, author Daniel Francis uses journals and letters from intrepid motorists in the thirties to build on the stories of their cross-Canada adventures.”…

Author

By Michelle White

Born and raised in Vancouver, Daniel Francis travelled east on the Trans-Canada Highway in 1971 to live in Eastern Canada (Ottawa and Montreal) for many years. He has since returned to the West Coast where he makes his living as an historical researcher/writer. He has written 15 books, principally about Canadian history. Titles include The…

A Road for Canada

By Michelle White

A Road for Canada traces the history of the Trans-Canada Highway, from its origins, conceived more than a century ago as a wagon road, to its present-day status as a crucial artery linking Canada from ocean to ocean. Lavishly illustrated the book recounts the first attempts to cross Canada by car and tells the stories…

A Flag for Canada

By Michelle White

A Flag for Canada is a stunning visual biography of Canada’s flag that traces the maple leaf symbol from its colonial origins to its acceptance as the unofficial but unmistakable emblem of Canada. On February 15, 1965, the Maple Leaf was raised for the first time on Parliament Hill. In the almost forty years since,…

Read from the Book

By Michelle White

Forged in volcanic fire and sculpted by successive glaciers, the rugged coast of British Columbia we see today was formed as the ice melted ten thousand years ago. Burrard Inlet is an artifact of those long-ago forces, the drowned course of a river that flowed through a narrow valley before the last ice age. At…

In Praise of the Book

By Michelle White

“James P. Delgado, master and commander of maritime history, tells a robust tale of Vancouver’s waterfront from the period when prehistoric mariners landed their skin boats on the timbered shores of Burrard Inlet to its present role as a vibrant, booming Pacific port and key player in the 21st century’s global trade. Beautifully illustrated, meticulously…

About the Author

By Michelle White

James P. Delgado, PhD, FRGS, RPA, has a long list of accomplishments. Wearing his many hats as historian, curator, land and sea archaeologist, scientist, researcher, deep-sea diver, television host, museum director, lecturer, author and storyteller, Dr. Delgado has built an incredible foundation of knowledge and experience in his field. Best known publicly as host and…