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Democracy In Canada: The Disintegration Of Our Institutions
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|September 2, 2019

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Canada's representative democracy is confronting important challenges. At the top of the list is the growing inability of the national government to perform its most important roles: namely mapping out collective actions that resonate in all regions as well as…
What Is Government Good At?: A Canadian Answer
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|September 1, 2015

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Recent decades have shown the public's support for government plummet alongside political leaders? credibility. This downward spiral calls for an exploration of what has gone wrong. The questions, "What is government good at?" and "What is government not good…
La démocratie au Canada: L'effritement de nos institutions

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La démocratie représentative canadienne se heurte à de grandes difficultés. Au sommet de leur liste figure l'incapacité croissante du gouvernement national à remplir ses rôles les plus essentiels, soit planifier des actions collectives qui ont un écho dans…
Harrison McCain: Single-Minded Purpose
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|November 14, 2013

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The only rival to Harrison McCain?s entrepreneurial success was his deep attachment to his Maritime roots. From McCain?s beginnings in Florenceville, New Brunswick, the early mentorship he received from K.C. Irving, to the global success of his corporate empire…
I'm from Bouctouche, Me: Roots Matter

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In the 1950s most of Acadian society was poor, uneducated, isolated, and dominated by the Roman Catholic clergy. In the following decade two individuals, Pierre E. Trudeau and Louis J. Robichaud, pointed the way for Acadians like Savoie to make important…
Whatever Happened to the Music Teacher?: How Government Decides and Why

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Thirty years ago, Anglo-American politicians set out to make the public sector look like the private sector. These reforms continue today, ultimately seeking to empower elected officials to shape policies and pushing public servants to manage operations in the…
Governing: Essays in Honour of Donald J. Savoie

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To honour the distinguished career of Donald Savoie, Governing brings together an accomplished group of international scholars who have concerned themselves with the challenges of governance, accountability, public management reform, and regional policy.…
Pulling Against Gravity: Economic Development In New Brunswick During The Mckenna Years

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In Pulling Against Gravity Donald Savoie, one of Canada's foremost authorities on regional public policy, offers a sweeping overview of the policy challenges faced by Frank McKenna as New Brunswick premier in the 1980s and 1990s. He documents McKenna's attempts…
Shaping an Agenda for Atlantic Canada
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|August 15, 2011

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Governance in the Twenty-first Century: Revitalizing the Public Service

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In Governance in the Twenty-first Century Canadian and international experts recognize both the difficulty of making predictions and the need to consider the future in order to prepare the public sector for new challenges. The authors' predictions and…
Regional Policy in a Changing World
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|January 31, 1990

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Inspired by the realization that, in most countries, the commitment to regional development is determined by national ideological swings rather than the socio-economic conditions in a particular region (here meaning an area smaller than a country). Surveys and…
Regional Economic Development: Essays In Honour Of Francois Perroux

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Originally published in 1988. Leading international researchers in regional economic development have contributed an integrated set of chapters reviewing the whole field and taking stock of current thinking. The book is in honour of François Perroux, the…
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