Turvey is the Canadian novel I'd most like to see made into a film. Hell, it's the Canadian novel I'd most like to make into a film myself. Go to Fly-by-Night for everything you want to know about English Canadian paperbacks in the 1940s and 50s.
Inazō Nitobe, Mary Elkington Nitobe, and little Yosho, near Glacier House, British Columbia, 1898. Source. Nitobe was the first director of the League of Nations committee that eventually became UNESCO, and had his picture on the 5000 yen note. He was born in Morioka and died in Victoria, B.C., two cities that are now twinned in his honour.