Canadian Politics

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A People’s Senate For Canada

Not a Pipe Dream!

A People’s Senate for Canada combines grassroots experience, thorough research and critical commentary to create a people’s resource for positive change. This book offers a rationale, … 143 View

About Canada

Health & Illness 2nd Edition

Most Canadians believe that their experiences of health and illness are shaped by genetics, medical care and lifestyle choices. Governments, the media and disease associations reinforce this … 192 View

About Canada

Poverty

For a country as wealthy as Canada, poverty is utterly unnecessary. In About Canada: Poverty, Jim Silver illustrates that poverty is about more than a shortage of money: it is complex and … 192 View

Bombardier Abroad

Patterns of Dispossession

In Bombardier Abroad, Thomas examines several cases of the Canadian aerospace giant’s work in the high-speed rail sector in South Africa, China/Tibet, and Israel/Palestine and argues that … 164 View

British Columbia Politics and Government

British Columbia remains Canada’s most politically dynamic province. This book — which includes coverage of the 2009 provincial election — provides an overview of BC’s … ; ; 426 View

Canada after Harper

His ideology-fuelled attack on Canadian society and values, and how we can now work to create the country we want

Most Canadians know that Stephen Harper has had a tremendous impact on the country since becoming prime minister in 2006. But few have the in-depth knowledge of how far his transformation has … 400 View

Canada is Not Back

How Justin Trudeau is in over his head on foreign policy

The election in October 2015 of the Justin Trudeau government was widely considered to herald a new approach to foreign affairs for Canada. Trudeau had campaigned as a staunch advocate for a … 208 View

Canada Since 1960: A People’s History

A Left Perspective on 50 Years of Politics, Economics and Culture

When Winnipeg's Cy Gonick started the magazine Canadian Dimension in 1963 to provide a home for the thinking and analysis of mostly young leftists engaged in Canadian economic, social, … 576 View

Care and Consequences

The Impact of Health Care Reform

Over the past decade health care in Canada has shifted from a cure-care model to a business model. Disguised behind talk of community, care closer to home, consumer choice, patient rights, … 325 View

Defending a Contested Ideal

Merit and the Public Service Commission, 1908–2008

In 1908, after decades of struggling with a public administration undermined by systemic patronage, the Canadian parliament decided that public servants would be selected on the basis of merit, … 265 View

Democratizing the Constitution

Reforming Responsible Government

Canada’s time-honoured system of responsible government is failing us. This principle, by which the executive must be accountable to the people’s elected representatives, was fought … ; ; 274 View

Doctors in Denial

Why Big Pharma and the Canadian Medical Profession are Too Close for Comfort

Examines the relationship between the Canadian medical profession and the pharmaceutical industry, and explains how doctors have become dependents of the drug companies instead of champions of … 344 View

Equal as Citizens

The tumultuous and troubled history of a great Canadian idea

No matter where they live, Canadians expect and receive equal benefits from their government when it comes to old age pensions, consular services when travelling abroad, and airline safety. … 312 View

Fundamental Justice

Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms provides that “[e]veryone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person and the right not to be deprived thereof except … 361 View

Harperism

How Stephen Harper and his think tank colleagues have transformed Canada

Margaret Thatcher transformed British political life forever. So did Ronald Reagan in the United States. Now Canada has experienced a similar, dramatic shift to a new kind of politics, which … 288 View

Honest Politics Now

What ethical conduct means in Canadian Public Life

Using high-profile political scandals as case studies, this book explores the standards of accountability to which Canadian politicians are now being held. This is the definitive up to date book … 392 View