Canadian Public Policy and the Social Economy

By Rubert Downing

Over the 5 years of the Canadian Social economic climate study Partnerships, public coverage emerged as a key theme.

This booklet brings jointly the nationwide Hub’s public coverage and information mobilization paper sequence, 3 papers reading strategic and functional facets of public coverage improvement, and new examine at the hyperlinks among the social economic climate and environmental sustainability.

International comparisons current a few of the features of jurisdictions the place public coverage has contributed to a dynamic social financial system zone, and papers on governance, financing and procurement specialise in many of the concerns which are key for the advance of the social economy.

Canadian Public coverage and the Social economic climate is a handy compilation of the foremost works on public coverage produced by way of the Canadian Social economic system learn Partnerships.

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Canada 2013 (World Today (Stryker))

By Wayne C. Thompson

This is an each year up to date presentation of Canada prior and current. it really is damaged down into sections facing Canada’s tradition, geography, humans, background (from New France to the constitutional debates within the past due twentieth century), political method (including the structure, monarchy, govt, parliament, criminal and court docket method, federalism and the provinces, provincial governments, events and elections), security, economic climate, destiny and bibliography.

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Pierre Berton's War of 1812

By Pierre Berton

To commemorate the bi-centenary of the struggle of 1812, Anchor Canada brings jointly Pierre Berton's groundbreaking books at the topic. The Invasion of Canada is a impressive account of the war's first yr and the occasions that led as much as it; Pierre Berton transforms historical past into an engrossing narrative that reads like a fast moving novel. Drawing on own memoirs and diaries in addition to legit dispatches, the writer has been in a position to get contained in the characters of the boys who fought the warfare - the typical infantrymen in addition to the generals, the bureaucrats and the profiteers, the traitors and the loyalists.

The Canada-U.S. border was once in flames because the battle of 1812 persisted. York's parliament constructions have been on fireplace, Niagara-on-the-Lake burned to the floor and Buffalo lay in ashes. Even the yank capital of Washington, a ways to the south, was once placed to the torch. The warfare of 1812 had turn into one of many 19th century's bloodiest struggles.

Flames around the Border is a compelling evocation of conflict at its so much primeval - the muddy fields, the frozen forests and the ominous waters the place males fought and died. Pierre Berton skilfully captures the braveness, decision and terror of the common soldier, giving new measurement and clean point of view to this early clash among the 2 rising international locations of North the USA.

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Baltimore's Mansion: A Memoir

By Wayne Johnston, Alice van Straalen

During this loving memoir Wayne Johnston returns to Newfoundland-the humans, where, the politics-and illuminates his family's tale with all of the energy and drama he delivered to his superb novel, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams.

Descendents of the Irish who settled in Ferryland, Lord Baltimore's Catholic colony in Newfoundland, the Johnstons "went from being sea-fearing farmers to sea-faring fishermen." every one new release resolves to flee the hardships of lifestyles at sea, yet their connection to this beautifully attractive yet harsh land is as everlasting because the rugged coastline, and the separations that consequence among generations should be as inevitable because the winters they suffer. Unfulfilled goals hang-out this family members historical past and make Baltimore's Mansion an exciting and attractive ebook.

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Canadian History for Dummies

By Will Ferguson

A wild journey via Canadian heritage, absolutely revised and updated!

This re-creation of Canadian background For Dummies takes readers on an exhilarating trip via Canadian historical past, from indigenous local cultures and early French and British settlements via Paul Martin's shaky minority executive. This well timed replace positive aspects all of the most modern, up to date findings in ancient and archeological examine. In his trademark irreverent variety, Will Ferguson celebrates Canada's double-gold in hockey on the 2002 Olympics, investigates Jean Chrétien's determination to not perform the warfare in Iraq, and dissects the hot sponsorship scandal.

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The New Democracy Wars: The Politics of North American Democracy Promotion in the Americas (The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series)

By Neil A. Burron

Burron presents a serious research of Canadian and US democracy merchandising within the Americas. He concentrates on Haiti, Peru, and Bolivia specifically yet situates them inside a bigger research of Canadian and US overseas coverage - bilateral and local - within the components of exchange, funding, international relations, protection and, for the us, the conflict on medicinal drugs. His major argument is that democracy merchandising is usually formulated to strengthen advertisement, geopolitical and protection pursuits that clash with a real dedication to democratic improvement. Given this vast scope, the e-book is easily situated to give a contribution to a few debates in comparative Latin American politics and overseas political financial system (IPE) with a spotlight on North-South family members within the hemisphere.

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The Russian Album

By Michael Ignatieff

Winner of the Royal Society of Literature Award

In The Russian Album, Michael Ignatieff chronicles 5 generations of his Russian kinfolk, starting in 1815. Drawing on kin diaries, at the contemplation of exciting images in an outdated kin album, and on tales handed down from father to son, he involves phrases with the which means of his family's thoughts and histories. targeting his grandparents, count number Paul Ignatieff and Princess Natasha Mestchersky, he recreates their lives ahead of, in the course of, and after the Russian Revolution.

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Gold Digger: A Klondike Mystery

By Vicki Delany

It's the spring of 1898, and Dawson is the main interesting city in North the United States. Fiona MacGillivray has crawled over the Chilkoot cross decided to make her fortune because the proprietor of the Savoy dance corridor. yet first there is the problem of the useless physique on centre stage.

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Letters from the Lost: A Memoir of Discovery (Our Lives: Diary, Memoir, and Letters)

By Helen Waldstein Wilkes

On March 15, 1939, as Hitler's military rolled into Prague, Helen Waldstein's father snatched the final go out visa from a distracted clerk and fled with spouse and baby. basically letters from the remainder of their family members may possibly keep on with because the Nazis closed in. during the battle years, letters saved coming to the southern Ontario farm the place Helen's small kin realized to talk English, to be Canadian farmers, and to disregard they have been Jewish.

Helen didn't discover whilst the letters stopped coming, yet they surfaced intermittently until eventually she could not forget about them anymore. studying the letters replaced every thing. As her prior refused to maintain silent, Helen the path of letters again to Europe to discover residing witnesses of what the letters comparable. She has the following interwoven their tales and her personal in an engrossing narrative of discomfort and rescue, survivor guilt and overcoming stumbling blocks to intergenerational discussion a couple of demanding previous.

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