"A lively account of Winnipeg's 'high noon,' a moment of great confidence that took place just as the balance was about to tip against the booming city." (Christopher Dafoe, author of Winnipeg: Heart of the Continent)
“Winnipeg 1912 was a pleasure and occasionally an inspiration.” (Desmond Morton University of Toronto Quarterly, vol. 76.1, 2007.)
Jim Blanchard is the Head of Reference Services at Elizabeth Dafoe Library at the University of Manitoba. He is a former president of the Manitoba Historical Society and is the author of Winnipeg’s Great War: A City Comes of Age and Winnipeg 1912, and is the editor of A Thousand Miles of Prairie: The Manitoba Historical Society and the History of Western Canada.