Duncan Cameron

Columnists
Sep 19, 2007

Two shades of blue

The Quebec by-elections produced the result Stephen Harper was looking for: voters switched from the Bloc Québecois towards the Parti Conservateur, from one shade of blue to another. The p
News
Sep 18, 2007

Two shades of blue

Duncan Cameron
The Quebec by-elections produced the result Stephen Harper was looking for: voters switched from the Bloc Québecois towards the Parti Conservateur, from one shade of blue to another. The p
Columnists
Sep 17, 2007

Brian Mulroney's greatest achievement

For most of us the idea of reading Brian Mulroney's Memoirs: 1939-1993 is about as appealing as trying to relive, successively, the worst hangovers of your life. Imagine having to turn pages to find
News
Sep 5, 2007

The wages of justice

Duncan Cameron
The B.C. Federation of Labour made the best of the Labour Day holiday. It chose to highlight its campaign for a $10 an hour minimum wage.
News
Aug 30, 2007

The last steel company

Duncan Cameron
With the takeover of Stelco by U.S. Steel, Canada loses its last domestically owned steel producer. As union leadership has warned, this government inaction is short sighted, and will prove costly.
Columnists
Aug 23, 2007

Credit watch

It is actually credit, and not money, that makes the world go around. That is why the upset in credit markets, provoked by the issue and sale of poor quality "sub-prime" mortgage debt by U.S. financi
News
Aug 22, 2007

Credit watch

Duncan Cameron
It is actually credit, and not money, that makes the world go around. That is why the upset in credit markets, provoked by the issue and sale of poor quality "sub-prime" mortgage debt by U.S. financi
Columnists
Aug 20, 2007

The Afghanistan shuffle

Changing his ministers is not going to affect the fortunes of the war in Afghanistan. The best Harper can hope for is to make a bad situation look better, not worse, as O'Connor did when he misled th
News
Aug 16, 2007

The Afghanistan shuffle

Duncan Cameron
Changing his ministers is not going to affect the fortunes of the war in Afghanistan. The best Harper can hope for is to make a bad situation look better, not worse, as O'Connor did when he misled th
Columnists
Aug 13, 2007

Premiers vacation in Moncton

Host premier Shawn Graham has made it known the Moncton meeting will be green. Somehow, setting a good example does not seem enough. Frankly, playing some golf, enjoying the lobster, and the New Brun
News
Aug 9, 2007

Premiers vacation in Moncton

Duncan Cameron
Host premier Shawn Graham has made it known the Moncton meeting will be green. Somehow, setting a good example does not seem enough. Frankly, playing some golf, enjoying the lobster, and the New Brun
Columnists
Jul 20, 2007

Assisted economic suicide

When Canwest asked the Montreal billionaire investment lawyer and pension fund manager Stephen Jarislowsky to comment on the Rio Tinto takeover of Alcan, he responded that Canada is committing â
News
Jul 19, 2007

Assisted economic suicide

Duncan Cameron
When Canwest asked the Montreal billionaire investment lawyer and pension fund manager Stephen Jarislowsky to comment on the Rio Tinto takeover of Alcan, he responded that Canada is committing â
Columnists
Jul 13, 2007

Mowing the border

The SPP is a poorly disguised attempt to remove economic decisions from public view and democratic oversight. Security does not mean improving pensions, or providing health care for all. Prosperity d
News
Jul 11, 2007

Mowing the border

Duncan Cameron
The SPP is a poorly disguised attempt to remove economic decisions from public view and democratic oversight. Security does not mean improving pensions, or providing health care for all. Prosperity d
Columnists
Jul 9, 2007

For one billion you get...

Financial institutions shape the economy. Canada can choose to regulate mergers and acquisitions directly, and impose a serious competition policy to control growth of monopoly enterprises.
News
Jul 5, 2007

For one billion you get...

Duncan Cameron
Financial institutions shape the economy. Canada can choose to regulate mergers and acquisitions directly, and impose a serious competition policy to control growth of monopoly enterprises.
Columnists
Jul 2, 2007

Potsdam plotz

The bargain offered at the Potsdam G4 meeting was supposed to be good for all. The EU and the U.S. would get tariff reductions facilitating their access to markets of poor countries and, in return, w
News
Jun 28, 2007

Potsdam plotz

Duncan Cameron
The bargain offered at the Potsdam G4 meeting was supposed to be good for all. The EU and the U.S. would get tariff reductions facilitating their access to markets of poor countries and, in return, w
Columnists
Jun 25, 2007

The Dion leadership challenge

History suggests all Liberal leaders eventually become Canadaâe(TM)s prime minister. If the precedent holds, Stéphane Dion should succeed Stephen Harper. That is, if he can hold on as
News
Jun 20, 2007

The Dion leadership challenge

Duncan Cameron
History suggests all Liberal leaders eventually become Canadaâe(TM)s prime minister. If the precedent holds, Stéphane Dion should succeed Stephen Harper. That is, if he can hold on as
News
Jun 13, 2007

Labour rights recognized

Duncan Cameron
In a judgment rendered June 8, the Supreme Court of Canada has reversed itself and recognized that freedom of association includes the right to collective bargaining.
News
Jun 6, 2007

The Bush dollar

Duncan Cameron
The U.S. dollar is sinking. About one trillion U.S. dollars a year are flowing out into the world, as the U.S. buys about one trillion dollars more abroad that it sells to others.
News
May 30, 2007

The Stephen Harper effect

Duncan Cameron
First rule of electoral politics: Governments are defeated, not elected. Second rule of electoral politics: when your political opponents are busy getting themselves in trouble — leave them alon

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