Duncan Cameron

Born in Victoria B.C. in 1944, Duncan now lives in Vancouver. Following graduation from the University of Alberta he joined the Department of Finance (Ottawa) in 1966 and was financial advisor to the Canadian Delegation at the United Nations General Assembly in 1967. After working at the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), he went on to complete a doctorate from the University of Paris I (Paris-Sorbonne) in 1976.

Duncan is an adjunct professor of political science at Simon Fraser University, a director of the Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy at Concordia University in Montreal, and a research fellow of the Centre for Global Political Economy at SFU. He was a member of the political science department at the University of Ottawa from 1975 until 2004.

He is the author, co-author, editor or coeditor of 11 books including Ethics and Economics (with Gregory Baum), The Other Macdonald Report (with Daniel Drache), The Free Trade Papers, The Free Trade Deal, Canada Under Free Trade (with Mel Watkins) and Constitutional Politics (with Miriam Smith).

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Apr 29, 2008

Resisting recession

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The Liberals want Canadians to ask who should we trust to run the economy? As the economic situation sours, people tend to blame governments for not doing enough to turn things around.
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Mar 18, 2008

The Mulroney defence

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That a sitting prime minister would file a libel suit to stifle criticism by the official opposition of comments he made on tape âe" that have been played, and heard across the country âe"
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Dec 11, 2007

Climate crime and duplicity

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Canada has adopted a Junior Chamber of Commerce approach to the UN environmental talks on climate change in Bali.
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Nov 20, 2007

Harper's three tests

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The prime minister mishandled the Mulroney file, just as he is about to face the three tests that will determine whether or not he can win enough seats to hold on to his job, come the expected Spring
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Nov 13, 2007

Flaherty wishing currency speculators a merry Xmas

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Trading the Canadian dollar has brought an early Christmas for speculators cashing in on its instability. Our dollar lost three per cent of its value in trading Monday, as speculators took profits.
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Oct 30, 2007

Quebec gambit

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In an interview with the Toronto Star, Tom Flanagan, past Conservative campaign chair and party strategist, said that for the Conservatives to become the dominant force in Canadian politics the party
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Oct 23, 2007

Which way left for the French?

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The victory of the French right in the 2007 presidential, and legislative elections is provoking some serious debate by the left on its future.
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Oct 16, 2007

Defending the French Republic

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French protesters took to the streets this past weekend to defend the rights of immigrants, who would face possible DNA testing in cases of family reunification, under proposed changes to immigration

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