"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)
About the Author
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.