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Brian Mulroney: The Boy from Baie-Comeau
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|January 1, 1984

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Before the GST and before Free Trade, Brian Mulroney was a small-town boy who announced at age nineteen that he would one day be Prime Minister. This is his story. Growing up in the remote company town of Baie-Comeau, Mulroney was immersed in Québécois culture,…
Gay Marriage: The Story of a Canadian Social Revolution
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A history of the fight for same-sex marriage in Canada. Few issues have dominated recent Canadian politics like the legalization of same-sex marriage. As a political correspondent for The Canadian Press, Sylvain Larocque had a front-row seat for this battle in…
The Unmaking of Canada: The Hidden Theme in Canadian History since 1945
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|January 1, 1991

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First published in 1991, The Unmaking of Canada offers a concise overview of the main currents of Canadian political economy in the period since 1945. The focus is on providing background to the key issues facing English Canada in the last decade of the twentieth…
Rogue in Power: Why Stephen Harper is Remaking Canada by Stealth
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Canada has always been known as a good place to live: a tolderant, prosperous, stable country that treats its citizens fairly and protects the weakest in society. Yet during the past seven years, it has started to change into a harder, more mean-spirited place.…
Vive Quebec!: New Thinking and New Approaches to the Quebec Nation
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Published in 2001, this collection brings together the province's leading writers and thinkers in a lively and challenging debate about Quebec nationalism. This collection of articles from leading Quebec intellectuals debates such topics as the federal…
The Trickster: Robert Bourassa and Quebecers 1990-1992
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A much-discussed bestseller in Quebec, The Trickster tells the inside story of political events in that province during the tumultuous two years that followed the defeat of Meech Lake. As support for Quebec sovereignty reached record proportions, Premier Robert…
The Promoters' City: Building the Industrial Town of Maisonneuve 1883-1918
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When incorporated as a municipality in 1883, Maisonneuve was just another quiet village on the outskirts of Montreal. But a group of local landowners had big plans for the new town. Twenty years later it was "The Pittsburgh of Canada," boasting an industrial…
Winners, Losers: The 1976 Tory Leadership Convention
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This book offers a raw, off-the-record account of the 1976 Progressive Conservative Party convention, a crucial passage in the turbulent history of one of Canada's most enduring political institutions. While the convention was on, the authors were at work behind…
Let Us Prey
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|January 1, 1974

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Adapted from articles originally published in the legendary Last Post magazine, Let Us Prey offers penetrating analyses of Canadian business in the early 1970s. Subjects include Bell Canada, with its complicated corporate manoeuvrings to create profitable…
The CPR: A century of corporate welfare
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In 1880 the Canadian Pacific Railway was born with an enormously rich legacy--millions of acres of land, millions in cash and plenty of existing rail lines. From an auspicious beginning it grew immensely wealthy and powerful. Robert Chodos, in an unorthodox…
Quebec: A Chronicle: 1968-1972
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|January 1, 1972

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Compiled by reporters for the legendary Last Post , this book presents a vital, on-the-spot account of the emergence of militant nationalist and labour movements in Quebec in the late 60s and early 70s. It is a documentary record of the most crucial events of…
Compass Points: Navigating the Twentieth Century
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Compass Points is a radical new history of the twentieth century. Each section, organized by decade, grapples with crucial developments in politics, economics, society and culture?in Canada and abroad. Featuring 107 original essays, Compass Points is an ideal…
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