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Early Intervention

How Canada's social programs can work better, save lives, and often save money

Governments and social agencies tackle the toughest social problems their citizens face — poverty, homelessness, mental and physical illness, violence, abuse, and more. Yet these problems … 232 View

How Societies Work

Class, Power, and Change

In 2011, protesters around the world – including Canada – called for changes to the societies in which they live. Many observers were asking: “What do they want?” Some … 367 View

National Dreams

Myth, Mystery, and Canadian History

As Canadians, we remember the stories told to us in high-school history class as condensed images of the past—the glorious Mountie, the fearsome Native, the Last Spike. National … 217 View

The Canadian Distinctiveness into the XXIst Century – La distinction canadienne au tournant du XXIe siecle

In this collection of essays some of Canada’s foremost writers and thinkers, including John Ralston Saul and Margaret Atwood, call for equilibrium among economics, culture, and … ; 335 View
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Canada’s Social Safety Net

A Snapshot

From: Early Intervention

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An overview of Canada’s social safety net. Canadian governments are at the centre of and have control over the social safety net. They work with and through myriad partners, professionals, … 15 $1.50 Add
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The Story of Canada

From: National Dreams

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In the introduction the author states that Indians were referred to as looking “Alien Like” and that the “British-born Canadians” are the “Elect of the earth”. … 30 $0.90 Add
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Perspectives sur la distinction canadienne au tournant du XXIe siecle

From: The Canadian Distinctiveness into the XXIst Century - La distinction canadienne au tournant du XXIe siecle

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Introduction 4 $0.32 Add
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Society and the Study of Society

From: How Societies Work

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Is Human Behaviour the Result of Our Biology?

From: How Societies Work

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Making Tracks

The Myth of CPR

From: National Dreams

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The myth of the CPR as creator of the country is, in fact, as old as the railway itself, which is not surprising given that it was the railway itself which created the myth. The mundane act of … 39 $1.17 Add
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Perspectives on the Canadian Distinctiveness into the XXIst Century

From: The Canadian Distinctiveness into the XXIst Century - La distinction canadienne au tournant du XXIe siecle

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The Development of Canada’s Social Safety Net

From: Early Intervention

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The History of Canada’s Social Safety Net 15 $1.50 Add
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Culture, Society, and History

From: How Societies Work

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Safer Child Protection

From: Early Intervention

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social responsibility and child protection 28 $2.80 Add
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The Inclusive Shape of Complexity

From: The Canadian Distinctiveness into the XXIst Century - La distinction canadienne au tournant du XXIe siecle

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At this time, all of us —just about everywhere in the world, especially in democracies or countries where the free market prevails—are victims of what could be called the Tristan and … 15 $1.20 Add
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The Mild West

The Myth of RCMP

From: National Dreams

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For a hundred years the Royal Canadian Mounted Police has occupied a special place in Canadian history and our imaginations. The story of how they drove out the American whiskey peddlers and … 49 $1.96 Add