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
Jan 10, 2007

Holding the balance of power

The NDP now holds the balance of power in Parliament. The Party can use this to keep the Conservative government in office. In that respect it now has the same stature as the two other opposition pa
Columnists
Dec 3, 2006

How Stéphane Dion won

<b>Montreal &#151; </b>St&#195;&#169;phane Dion, who came into the convention standing fourth in delegate support, came out of it Liberal leader, despite the best efforts of his two predecessors, Pau
Columnists
Nov 15, 2006

Quebec: a nation in Canada?

Whoever wins the Liberal leadership will have to deal with the &#147;Quebec is a nation&#148; controversy swirling around candidate Michael Ignatieff. Quebec represents the key to the political futur
Columnists
Nov 9, 2006

Looking for the wedge in U.S. politics

Mid-term election night in the U.S. caught the attention of the world. For the first time since 1994, it looked as if control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate would end up in the h
Columnists
Oct 11, 2006

French Socialists ready to choose a woman

Three candidates are contesting the French Socialist Party (PS) nomination for President of the Republic. Two are considered also-rans and now, all eyes are turned towards S&#195;&#169;gol&#195;&#168
Columnists
Sep 27, 2006

Inequality: The issue of our times

When someone affirms that the free market creates wealth, and to ignore this is wrong, note that this is code for the status-quo-is-good, all is well with the existing order, there is nothing to be c
Columnists
Sep 20, 2006

Bob Rae can win

A new dynamic is emerging out of the Liberal leadership debates. Bob Rae, St&#195;&#169;phane Dion, and Michael Ignatieff have pulled ahead of the other six contestants, and through impolitic remarks
Columnists
Aug 30, 2006

Liberal lite: Canada's new brand

It took one hour and a half for the word &#147;poverty&#148; to be spoken when all ten Liberal leadership hopefuls debated women's issues in Vancouver last week. Yet, if you are a lone female parent

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