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
Aug 18, 2009

Halifax09: Winning conditions

New Democrats from across Canada meeting this past weekend in Halifax were challenged by incoming party president Peggy Nash to build momentum for the next federal election.
Columnists
Aug 11, 2009

Out with the 'New'

How about calling ourselves the "Democratic Party" instead of the New Democratic Party? That is one of the questions the NDP will address at its upcoming Halifax convention.
Columnists
Aug 4, 2009

Down is up says the Bank of Canada

According to the Bank of Canada, down is up. What most people see as an economy in decline conceals a "nascent" recovery, with real growth starting in the last six months of this year.
News
Sep 12, 2007

Brian Mulroney's greatest achievement

Duncan Cameron
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.
News
Apr 12, 2004

Liberal or Conservative: same difference, eh?

Duncan Cameron
Canadians are going to the polls; maybe this spring, maybe not until the fall. When we go, we'll have to give some serious thought as to how we're going to vote.
Columnists
Jan 24, 2007

Fighting the three block war

Retribution; Canada fights in Afghanistan in retribution for the Canadians killed on September 11, 2001, Defence Minister Gordon O'Connor explains.

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