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 22, 2005

Deadlock in Germany

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Germany's Christian Democrats have bought into one standard solution to unemployment: blame the unemployed. You see they have too much money. And employers need incentives so they can hire more worke
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Sep 14, 2005

Get back to you on that

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In <i>Left Hook</i>, his new book of essays, poet George Bowering talks approvingly about how Canadians, when asked what it means to be Canadian, are likely to respond: &#147;I'll get back to you on
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Sep 7, 2005

Walking the line

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When a man walks into a public place and shoots someone, the event is reported as a murder. When CBC management locks out its employees, it is in contravention of its parliamentary mandate to broadca
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Aug 31, 2005

Alberta is rich, and getting richer

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The celebration of Alberta's centennial on September 1 is being neglected outside the province. On the radio, we hear about gas prices at the pump, but the official Alberta centennial song is not get
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Aug 24, 2005

We don't hafta NAFTA

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This week, former Foreign Minister Lloyd Axworthy called for Canada to redefine its relationship with the U.S. &#147;by seriously considering an end to NAFTA and reliance instead upon the World Trade
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Jul 29, 2005

Eight top Canadian places

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Summer brings precious vacation time. Here are some choices for your wish list of where to go. The places listed are best enjoyed one at a time, unless you have access to a credit card with no maximu
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Jun 1, 2005

Which way ahead for France?

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The French have just voted down, by referendum, the latest treaty negotiated among the states that make up the European Union. It is being called a constitution but the document does not read like on
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Apr 20, 2005

Liberal leadership hunting season is now open

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Liberals looking ahead cannot like what they see: weak support in opinion polls, daily revelations of party wrongdoing, and the same leader, still unable to establish a recognizable Liberal agenda. E
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Apr 13, 2005

More war stories to come

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No party has effectively addressed the real issues behind the sponsorship scandal. The Liberals say they were at war with sovereigntists and had to use all means to combat the enemy. Paul Martin say
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Mar 30, 2005

George Bush and the Waco agenda

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Canadian business leaders still think the road to prosperity lies through a bilateral deal with the U.S. &#147;You give us what we did not get in the 1988 free trade deal or in NAFTA &#151; security

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