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).

Duncan Cameron
Columnists
Dec 20, 2007

Mulroney's tank selling troubles

The ancient Greeks believed that those who the gods wished to punish, they first put above others. Brian Mulroney got his comeuppance in front of a House of Commons ethics committee last week.
Columnists
Dec 5, 2007

Dion survives year one

Karl Rove, former strategist to President Bush, used his first Newsweek column to tell his party how to win the next presidential election.
Columnists
Nov 28, 2007

World spooked by declining U.S. dollar

The world economy has been built on a major fault line: a national currency, the U.S. dollar, which is also the world monetary unit. The two different roles played by the American dollar have become
Columnists
Nov 22, 2007

Harper's three tests

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
Columnists
Nov 2, 2007

Quebec gambit

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
Columnists
Oct 18, 2007

Defending the French Republic

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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