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What Comes From The Crypt, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

What Comes From The Crypt, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


A Case Study: The Diefenbaker Government's Shifting Nato Commitments, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

A Case Study: The Diefenbaker Government's Shifting Nato Commitments, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


New Ways Of Thinking About Nuclear Weapons And Canada’S Defence Policy, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

New Ways Of Thinking About Nuclear Weapons And Canada’S Defence Policy, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


The Belief Systems Of Critics: General Patterns Between 1963 And 1989, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

The Belief Systems Of Critics: General Patterns Between 1963 And 1989, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


The Traditional Beliefs And Assumptions Of Defenders, 1957-1963, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

The Traditional Beliefs And Assumptions Of Defenders, 1957-1963, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Leader's Belief Systems And Canada's Defense Commitments, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Leader's Belief Systems And Canada's Defense Commitments, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Canada's Nato Commitments During The Cold War, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Canada's Nato Commitments During The Cold War, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


An Independent Special Panel Was Established By Prime Minister Harper On Friday To Review Canada’S Mission And Future In Afghanistan, Cris De Clercy, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

An Independent Special Panel Was Established By Prime Minister Harper On Friday To Review Canada’S Mission And Future In Afghanistan, Cris De Clercy, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

An edited version of this article was published as "Is Afghanistan panel just a crass bid to deflect critics?” in London Free Press on October 17, 2007. London Free Press : http://save6.sunmedia.ca/Save/classic/doc?docid=34038784&q=Is%20Afghanistan%20panel%20just%20a%20crass%20bid%20to%20deflect%20critics&stem=false&spaceop=AND&ttype=xsl&tval=headline_sun&pos=0&hn=1&pubAbbrev=sunmedia&dtokey=yvwzsa#anchor34038784


The Belief Systems Of Defenders: General Patterns Between 1963 And 1989, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

The Belief Systems Of Defenders: General Patterns Between 1963 And 1989, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Canada’S Nato Commitment: Current Controversies, Past Debates, And Future Issues, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Canada’S Nato Commitment: Current Controversies, Past Debates, And Future Issues, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

Although Canada has been a committed member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) since the alliance was founded in 1949, it has not greeted all NATO decisions with unalloyed pleasure, as the recent debate about enlargement and the controversy over NATO bombing of Kosovo and Serbia will attest. And we can probably expect yet another debate about Canada's commitment toNATO later this year because the foreign minister, Lloyd Axworthy, has promised to question NATO'S continued reliance on nuclear deterrence. There is also bound to be future dissension over whether the Allies should embrace such countries as Latvia ...


Nato And The Bomb, Canadian Defenders Confront Critics, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Nato And The Bomb, Canadian Defenders Confront Critics, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


The Cost Of Nato Expansion For Canada, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

The Cost Of Nato Expansion For Canada, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Expanding Membership Of Nato Could Be Risky, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Expanding Membership Of Nato Could Be Risky, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


A 'Strategic' Way To Vote 'Smart', Joanna Santa-Barbara, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

A 'Strategic' Way To Vote 'Smart', Joanna Santa-Barbara, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Canadian Action For Zero Nuclear Weapons, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Canadian Action For Zero Nuclear Weapons, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Canadian Belief Systems In Context, Erika Simpson Aug 2015

Canadian Belief Systems In Context, Erika Simpson

Erika Simpson

No abstract provided.


Canadian Multiculturalism And The Absence Of The Far Right, Cas Mudde Dec 2014

Canadian Multiculturalism And The Absence Of The Far Right, Cas Mudde

Cas Mudde

The far right has never been a prominent force in Canadian politics or society. Traditionally, they more resembled the North American than the West European model: ideologically dominated by right-wing populism and white supremacy, organizationally characterized by factionalism and sectarianism. The extreme right seems an almost negligible force today, in part reflecting a similar decline in the United States, while the radical right has so far been unable to build upon the recent upsurge of Islamophobia, as in Western Europe. We argue that the failure of the Canadian radical right is primarily the result of Canada's unique multiculturalism policy ...


A Flag Is Flipped And A Nation Flaps: The Politics And Patriotism Of The First International World Series, Todd J. Wiebe Dec 2014

A Flag Is Flipped And A Nation Flaps: The Politics And Patriotism Of The First International World Series, Todd J. Wiebe

Todd J Wiebe

No abstract provided.


Romania-Canada Diplomatic Visits - Photographic Memory Of History -, Silvia-Adriana Tomescu Jun 2013

Romania-Canada Diplomatic Visits - Photographic Memory Of History -, Silvia-Adriana Tomescu

Silvia-Adriana Tomescu

No abstract provided.


Politiques Envers Les Migrants Hautement Qualifiés: Analyse Comparée Du Canada, Etats-Unis Et Union Européenne, Hristina Petrova Jul 2010

Politiques Envers Les Migrants Hautement Qualifiés: Analyse Comparée Du Canada, Etats-Unis Et Union Européenne, Hristina Petrova

Hristina Petrova

My Master’s thesis is among the few, if not the only work which examines in comparative perspective the public policies of Canada, USA and EU (EU level) in the field of highly skilled migration. I find that this type of migration is understudied, not supported by any of the migration-related organizations, most probably due to its business nature. The triple case study explores the Canadian federal points-based system and the Provincial Programs; the US Green Cards and the H-1B visas; and the EU directive concerning the Blue Cards. My original contribution to the field goes as far as I ...


A Diplomatic Theatre Of The Absurd: Canada, The Oas And The Coup In Honduras, Maxwell A. Cameron, Jason Tockman Jun 2010

A Diplomatic Theatre Of The Absurd: Canada, The Oas And The Coup In Honduras, Maxwell A. Cameron, Jason Tockman

Maxwell Cameron

Throughout the crisis caused by the coup in Honduras in 2009, Canada moved in lockstep with the United States. Doing so clashed with Canada's frequently stated commitment to multilateralism and democracy.


The Limits And Opportunities Of Networks: Municipalities And Canadian Climate Change Policy, Christopher D. Gore Dec 2009

The Limits And Opportunities Of Networks: Municipalities And Canadian Climate Change Policy, Christopher D. Gore

Christopher D Gore

Research on climate change policy and politics has become increasingly focused on the actions and influence of subnational governments. In North America, this attention has been particularly focused on why subnational governments have taken action in the absence of national leadership, what effect action might have on future national climate policy, and whether the collective action of networks of municipal governments are reshaping and challenging the character of national and global climate governance. This paper examines Canadian municipal climate in light of the absence of a comprehensive and effective climate national strategy. The paper considers various reasons why local governments ...


The Effects Of The 1996 U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement On The Industrial Users Of Lumber: An Event Study, Nisha Malhotra, Sumeet Gulati Dec 2009

The Effects Of The 1996 U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement On The Industrial Users Of Lumber: An Event Study, Nisha Malhotra, Sumeet Gulati

Nisha Malhotra

In this article, we analyze whether the Softwood Lumber Agreement between the United States and Canada imposed significant economic costs on industries that use softwood lumber in the United States. To ascertain this impact, we use an event study. Our event study analyzes variations in the stock prices of lumber-using firms listed at the major stock markets in the United States. We find that the news of events leading to the Softwood Lumber Agreement had significant negative impacts on the stock prices of industries using softwood lumber. The average reduction of stock prices for our sample of firms was approximately ...


The North American Great Lakes, Noah D. Hall Jan 2009

The North American Great Lakes, Noah D. Hall

Noah D Hall

The Great Lakes are a vast resource shared by two countries, ten states and provinces, and hundreds of Indian tribes or First Nations. They are the quintessential commons that have seen their share of tragedies. Addressing competing pressures of economic development and environmental protection is only part of the challenge. The real struggle has been governance: How is management of an international transboundary resource best accomplished under the legal and political limitations of constitutional federalism? This chapter analyses the international agreements, court decisions, interstate compacts, and federal statutes that created a transboundary water regime, considering in detail the Great Lakes ...


Indonesia As An Archipelago: Managing Islands, Managing The Seas, Robert Cribb, Michele Ford Dec 2008

Indonesia As An Archipelago: Managing Islands, Managing The Seas, Robert Cribb, Michele Ford

Robert Cribb

Indonesia's archipelagic character shapes its identity.


Canada's Engagement With Democracies In The Americas, Maxwell A. Cameron, Catherine Hecht Oct 2008

Canada's Engagement With Democracies In The Americas, Maxwell A. Cameron, Catherine Hecht

Maxwell Cameron

Canada’s engagement with Latin America over the past two decades was predicated on three inter-related assumptions: that the region was becoming more democratic, that it had embraced markets, and that, as a result, it was reasonable to expect a more cooperative and pragmatic tone in inter-American affairs. These assumptions have proven faulty. Although democracy remains the preferred system of government, many voters are dissatisfied with their elected governments; the record of progress in reducing poverty and inequality has also been disappointing; finally, the international politics of the region have become more fraught. The current Canadian “re-engagement” with the region ...


Proportionality In The Criminal Law: The Differing American Versus Canadian Approaches To Punishment, Roozbeh (Rudy) B. Baker Jan 2008

Proportionality In The Criminal Law: The Differing American Versus Canadian Approaches To Punishment, Roozbeh (Rudy) B. Baker

Roozbeh (Rudy) B. Baker

The focus of this Article shall be upon the Eighth Amendment of the United States Constitution and s. 12 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, both of which prohibit “cruel and unusual punishment”; and their effect on mandatory criminal sentencing (via penal statute) in the two countries. The Article shall begin by briefly explain the differences between the jurisdictional application of criminal justice in the United States and Canada. The Article will next present and explain the American Eighth Amendment approach to the constitutionality of mandatory criminal sentencing and contrast this to the Canadian s. 12 approach to ...


Research In The Biotech Age: Can Informational Privacy Compete?, Wilhelm Peekhaus Jan 2008

Research In The Biotech Age: Can Informational Privacy Compete?, Wilhelm Peekhaus

Wilhelm Peekhaus

This paper examines the privacy of personal medical information in the health research context. Arguing that biomedical research in Canada has been caught up in the government’s broader neo-liberal policy agenda that has positioned biotechnology as a strategic driver of economic growth, the author discusses the tension between informational privacy and the need for medical information for research purposes. Consideration is given to the debate about whether privacy for medical information serves or hinders the ‘public good’ in respect of medical research, and to discussions of informed consent as an element of ‘fair information practices’ designed to safeguard the ...


Personal Health Information In Canada: A Comparison Of Citizen Expectations And Legislation, Wilhelm Peekhaus Jan 2008

Personal Health Information In Canada: A Comparison Of Citizen Expectations And Legislation, Wilhelm Peekhaus

Wilhelm Peekhaus

This paper explores whether the Canadian legislative protections in place to safeguard medical privacy meet the expectations of Canadians. An overview of current governance systems designed to protect the privacy of personal health information at both the federal and provincial levels is first presented. This is followed by an empirical analysis of the results of a public opinion survey conducted to determine Canadian attitudes about medical privacy, particularly genetic privacy. The analysis highlights areas where legislation and public opinion converge and diverge.


Dissolving The Diaspora: Dialogical Practice In The Development Of Deep Multiculturalism, Paul W. Nesbitt-Larking Dec 2007

Dissolving The Diaspora: Dialogical Practice In The Development Of Deep Multiculturalism, Paul W. Nesbitt-Larking

Paul W Nesbitt-Larking

This article is an exposition of deep or critical multiculturalism that is grounded in a mutually respectful dialogue. Such multiculturalism names historical oppressions, recognizes the structural causes of injustice and inequality, and is profoundly open to cultural critique, challenge and change. In order to promote such a multicultural practice, the article makes the case for a dialogical politics of deep and mutual respect in which ethno‐religious sensibilities are validated and welcomed in their rich diversity. In doing so, the article draws upon the authorʼs empirical research on the Muslim minority in contemporary Canada.