Monthly Meeting with John Boyko

  • October 26, 2022
  • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Armenian Community Centre 15 International Village Drive Cambridge ON

Notes from John . . .

My 8th book, The Devil's Trick: How Canada Fought the Vietnam War, explores the largely unknown ways in which Canada was involved in the war and changed by it.

Sir John's Echo: The Voice for a Stronger Canada, was released by Dundurn Press in 2017.

Cold Fire: Kennedy's Northern Front, was published by Knopf Penguin Random House in Canada and the US in 2016. It was short-listed for the Dafoe Prize for Non-Fiction.

Blood and Daring: How Canada Fought the American Civil War and Forged a Nation was published in 2013. It was a national bestseller and chosen as one of the Globe and Mail's Best Books of the year. It was shortlisted for a Governor General's award for its translation into French.

My other books include Bennett: The Rebel Who Challenged and Changed a Nation, Into the Hurricane: Attacking CCF and Socialism in Canada, and Last Steps to Freedom: The Evolution of Canadian Racism.

I enjoy writing my Monday morning blog ( and I also write op-eds for newspapers across Canada and entries for the Canadian Encyclopedia.

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