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
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Nov 29, 2005

Let the re-match begin

Duncan Cameron
As the campaign gets underway, the Environics poll released by CBC showed the Liberals at 35 per cent, the Conservatives at 30 per cent, and the NDP at 20 per cent. If the initial preferences hold, t
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Nov 24, 2005

The post parade ... and they're off

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With the House of Commons voting yes to an NDP motion calling for an election in early 2006, the parties are getting ready. In order to win voter support Jack Layton and the NDP need to campaign like
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Nov 17, 2005

Dirty days ahead in Quebec politics

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Expect this to be a dirty political season in Quebec with the Jean Charest Liberals ready to throw everything at their new rival. André Boisclair will face continued questioning about coca
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Oct 26, 2005

Socialism in France re-inventing itself

Duncan Cameron
<b>Paris, France &#226;e"</b> With the release this week of <i>Le monde comme je le vois</i> (The World as I See It) a book by former French premier Lionel Jospin setting out his view on the socialis
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Oct 20, 2005

Secularism allows for religious differences

Duncan Cameron
<b>Istanbul &#151;</b> Western societies that have Muslim minorities and want to block Turkey from joining the EU have to understand what is being said if that happens. If a Muslim society cannot ent
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Oct 12, 2005

Looking for a leader

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The race for the top spot in the Parti Quebecois has taken a surprising turn. Pauline Marois, the experienced Minister of Everything is showing winning form in the debates. Her chief rival, former Mi
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Sep 28, 2005

Canada must abandon subservience to U.S.

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It is the job of Parliament to identify the issues important to Canada's future. As members return from a summer of talking to constituents, they will have heard a lot about gas prices, the dollar an
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Sep 22, 2005

Deadlock in Germany

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Germany's Christian Democrats have bought into one standard solution to unemployment: blame the unemployed. You see they have too much money. And employers need incentives so they can hire more worke
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Sep 14, 2005

Get back to you on that

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In <i>Left Hook</i>, his new book of essays, poet George Bowering talks approvingly about how Canadians, when asked what it means to be Canadian, are likely to respond: &#147;I'll get back to you on
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Sep 7, 2005

Walking the line

Duncan Cameron
When a man walks into a public place and shoots someone, the event is reported as a murder. When CBC management locks out its employees, it is in contravention of its parliamentary mandate to broadca

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