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
Jul 7, 2004

Attention turns to Parliament

The NDP now stands alone against further North American integration. In the past both the Bloc, and the Reform/Alliance have called upon Canada to adopt the U.S. currency. The Liberals have quietly b
Jun 23, 2004

Mulroney and his impersonators

The talk in downtown Ottawa, on the Sparks St. mall, a block from Parliament Hill, is about the probable transfer of power to Stephen Harper. Apparently Paul Martin will not be forced to hand over go
May 19, 2004

Moderating Stephen Harper

This is the week the Liberals start to attack Stephen Harper and his Conservative Party of Canada. The ads will be vicious and informative. They should work. The desired side effect of negative adver
May 12, 2004

Farming out government to business

There is only one main economic policy difference between the Liberals and the Conservatives, and it does not amount to much. The Liberals want to reduce the federal debt; the Conservatives propose t
May 5, 2004

A helping hand in Washington

Paul Martin went to Washington for two days last week. Before leaving, he saw the U.S. President for a 20 minute meeting, followed by a four-question press conference, and photos with wives. The Mart
Apr 28, 2004

The real scandal: obscured by sponsorship

Paul Martin is the reason there was a sponsorship programin the first place. In the coming election, the sponsorship scandals should not obscure the real scandal behind the scandals — the 1995 M
Sep 26, 2008

Stopping global book makers

Despite concerted action by central banks, bailouts of unimaginable proportions by the U.S. Treasury, and the disappearance of U.S. investment banker Lehman Brothers, at over $600 billion the largest
Sep 19, 2008

Not as easy as ABC

Thoughtful people are terrified at the prospect of a Harper majority. The ABC response — Anybody But Conservatives — will be heard more and more as the Liberal campaign spins its wheels.
Oct 3, 2008

Hurricane Harper

As Nova Scotia faced up to the prospect of Hurricane Kyle, Canada must now face the prospect of a Harper majority government.


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