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
Apr 21, 2006

Paris Spring

The French universities are re-opening. Student demonstrators were calmed when the government withdrew its bill giving employers the right to fire new employees without showing cause. The infamous &#
Mar 22, 2006

The defection of Bob Rae

In the Ontario summer election of 1990, as Bob Rae prepared to address the CAW, his handlers got the first internal polling results showing the NDP winning government. They waited until he finished t
Mar 9, 2006

Ethics and all that

Somewhere in the archives must be a letter addressed to a new Conservative Prime Minister which says: first, be prime ministerial; second, know where the votes are; and third, remember the party you
Feb 1, 2006

Not Harperland, not yet

This is the point in the short history of the Canadian Conservative party when it must decide its fate. It can realize the dreams of its leader, inherited from Preston Manning and father Ernest C. Ma
Nov 9, 2005

Courting the right-wing vote in France

<b>Paris, France &#151;</b> The underlying issues of youth unemployment, religious and racial discrimination, and disaffection from French society will not be addressed by the curfew law &#151; a law
Nov 2, 2005

As good as his word

One searches in vain for anybody from the Western industrialized world who actually takes seriously the objective that was announced in November 2001 when the current Doha round of world trade talks
Oct 5, 2005

Game on for a fall election

Here are ten reasons to expect a fall election call starting with: 1. The Conservatives do not want an election. This should tell the Liberals to push the other way. Check out the other nine reasons.
Aug 17, 2005

A hole where the news should be

The CBC lockout of its employees gives the expression &#147;news hole&#148; a literal usage. Without the CBC it is hard to imagine where in the mainstream media people can go to find out what is goin


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