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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Sep 11, 2006

The convention: Jack Layton's NDP

Duncan Cameron
At the successful three-day convention in Quebec City that ended yesterday, there was no mistaking it: Jack Layton has put his mark on the NDP. From a giant poster of Jack that greeted the delegates,
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Sep 6, 2006

Shoot to kill

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Jack Layton did more than make a lot of New Democrats proud with his call for Canada to withdraw its troops from the shoot to kill mission in Afghanistan by February of next year. By asserting that t
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Aug 23, 2006

The Camaro, the CAW, and the NDP

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Canadian Auto Workers members will be putting the wheels on the next generation Camaro in Oshawa. Local 222 won the right to assemble a vehicle General Motors hopes will help bring it back to financi
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Aug 16, 2006

Making the next Prime Minister

Duncan Cameron
University of Calgary political scientist, Tom Flanagan, has laid out the winning strategy for Stephen Harper and his ruling Conservatives. According to his close advisor, the road to a majority for
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Aug 10, 2006

Beating Harper: NDP + Greens?

Duncan Cameron
Stephen Harper is a Prime Minister in the tradition of Brian Mulroney, Jean Chrétien and Paul Martin: He governs with the solid backing of business. If you are concerned about global warm
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Jul 27, 2006

Through the fog of war

Duncan Cameron
Canada accepted to attend a U.S.-sponsored meeting in Rome this week to address the fallout from the war in the Middle East. Through the fog of war, it is difficult to see a way ahead.
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Jul 19, 2006

G8: Where do the powers stand?

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It is a reflection of the sorry state of Conservative foreign policy that agreeing with the U.S. was the only course of action Stephen Harper could come up with when the G8 summit agenda shifted to t
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Jul 14, 2006

Harper's government not bullet-proof

Duncan Cameron
Those expecting the Stephen Harper Conservatives to commit electoral suicide should think again. His government is polling well, his tag line “he keeps his promises” is a good one, and the
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Jul 5, 2006

Happy birthday, George

Duncan Cameron
Stephen Harper is off to pay George Bush a visit on his birthday. This Thursday, Bush turns 60, and Harper gets 45 minutes with the U.S. President. The purpose of such a brief meeting is to show Cana
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Jun 21, 2006

The Maple Leaf Model: A progressive idea?

Duncan Cameron
Our Maple Leaf Model of democratic capitalism is extolled by a new “ideas generation council,” for bringing together the best of Japanese, American and the European social market model. Wha

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