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Catherine Ford


In a forty-year career in journalism, Catherine Ford has lived and worked across the country, but her home is Alberta and that’s where her heart is. Until her recent retirement, she was national columnist for CanWest News Service, based at the Calgary Herald. A past president of Mensa Canada, Ford is the winner of ten Western Ontario Newspaper Awards.

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Against the Grain
Written by Catherine Ford

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | History - Canada
978-1-55199-144-3 (1-55199-144-6)

February 24, 2009 | $14.99

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Against the Grain
Written by Catherine Ford

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ISBN: 9781551991443
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A contrarian view of Alberta and Albertans from the outspoken and often controversial former Calgary Herald columnist.

In 2005, Alberta celebrates its centenary: a hundred-year stretch that has seen the province catapulted from being little more than thinly populated grassland and mountain to one of Canada’s richest provinces, one with a fair...

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Against the Grain
Written by Catherine Ford

Trade Paperback | 272 pages | McClelland & Stewart | History - Canada
978-0-7710-4778-7 (0-7710-4778-9)

October 3, 2006 | $21.99

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Against the Grain
Written by Catherine Ford

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ISBN: 9780771047787
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A contrarian view of Alberta and Albertans from the outspoken and often controversial former Calgary Herald columnist.

In 2005, Alberta celebrates its centenary: a hundred-year stretch that has seen the province catapulted from being little more than thinly populated grassland and mountain to one of Canada’s richest provinces, one with a fair...

Also available as an eBook.