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Local Government in Practice

Cases in Governance, Planning and Policy

Local Government in Practice: Cases in Governance, Planning, and Policy equips students to effectively deal with contemporary challenges within local government. Through a series of … 330 View

Negotiating So Everyone Wins

Secrets you can use from Canada's top business, sports, labour and political negotiators

Every day, people make deals that matter. But very few of us benefit from the public scrutiny and analysis that have helped Canada’s leading negotiation experts hone their craft. Hockey … ; View

The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

Public Betrayal, Justice Denied

This book explores the circumstances leading up to the 2013 Lac-Mégantic rail disaster, describes the events themselves, and recounts the aftermath including the outcome of criminal trials … 216 View
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Foreword

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Foreward by Jean Chrétien about the author’s background and the importance of this book 4 $0.40 Add
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Preface

From: Local Government in Practice

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An introduction to the structure and purpose of the book and author acknowledgements. ; 4 $0.40 Add
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About the Authors

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Author biographies. ; ; 2 $0.20 Add
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The Liberators

From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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Introduces the concept of neoliberalism and its prioritization of deregulation and privatization. Analyzes the process of privatization and deregulation in the Canadian rail industry. Introduces … 10 $1.00 Add
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A Brief Introduction to Local Government

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This chapter orients the reader to the scope, brief history, language, legal frameworks, municipal structures and politics of local government in Canada. It also introduces the case study … ; ; 30 $3.00 Add
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Railway Makeover

From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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Discusses the privatization of CN Rail, and the impact of NAFTA on rail regulations. Identifies why privatized rail firms cut staffing levels, how the federal government allowed private rail … 13 $1.30 Add
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Game Changers

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Qualities and emphases that have a significant impact on the outcome of negotiations and set certain negotiators apart broken down into Behaviour and Attitude; Authenticity, Integrity and Trust; … 35 $3.50 Add
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Oil-Lobby Power, Railway-Lobby Power

From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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Analyzes the rise of Stephen Harper against the backdrop of Big Oil interests. Identifies how oil lobby, backed by rail lobby, and supported by Harper pushed through additional deregulation. He … 12 $1.20 Add
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Part I

Politics and People: Cases in Council-Staff Relations

From: Local Government in Practice

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This first chapter considers the relationship between staff and elected officials, and discusses the uniqueness of local governance and politics. ; ; 11 $1.10 Add
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Chapter 1

Hiring a CAO

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In this chapter, the reader is a newly elected councillor representing both urban and rural areas who must choose a new CAO. ; ; 8 $0.80 Add
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Demons for Negotiators

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The majority of difficulties that occur in a bargaining process arise out of errors made by the negotiators themselves which Dingwall breaks down into ego-creep, bias, neediness, naïve … 22 $2.20 Add
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Pipeline on Wheels

From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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Identifies how big corporations moved to get fracked North Dakota Bakken oil and bitumen to refineries, regularly ignoring basic safety practices. 9 $0.90 Add
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A Crew of One

From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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Analyzes the safety practices of Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway, the railway which ran through Lac-Mégantic: How the company pushed for single member crews and regularly ignored … 13 $1.30 Add