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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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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Oct 9, 2007

Reflecting on Marx and money gone mad

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The Bank of Canada is busily handing out money to buoy the Canadian financial system, resorting to purchase, and re-purchase agreements which allow financial institutions time to find more funds to s
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Oct 2, 2007

The descent

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Last week, the U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates asked Congress to appropriate $190 billion in new money for 2008, to fund the wars in Iraq, and Afghanistan, $42 billion more than anticipated.
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Sep 25, 2007

The Desmarais test

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When Stéphane Dion describes Liberal policies as "realistic" what he means is that powerful people are not offended by what his party espouses. Thinkof this as the Paul Desmarais test. Lib
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Sep 18, 2007

Two shades of blue

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The Quebec by-elections produced the result Stephen Harper was looking for: voters switched from the Bloc Québecois towards the Parti Conservateur, from one shade of blue to another. The p
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Sep 5, 2007

The wages of justice

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The B.C. Federation of Labour made the best of the Labour Day holiday. It chose to highlight its campaign for a $10 an hour minimum wage.
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Aug 30, 2007

The last steel company

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With the takeover of Stelco by U.S. Steel, Canada loses its last domestically owned steel producer. As union leadership has warned, this government inaction is short sighted, and will prove costly.

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