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Home Truths

Fixing Canada's Housing Crisis

UBC Press, On Point Press

With Canadians burdened by the world’s highest household debt after decades of failed housing policy, Home Truths: Fixing Canada’s Housing Crisis shows what went wrong, and how it can be fixed.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Constraining the Court

Judicial Power and Policy Implementation in the Charter Era

UBC Press

Constraining the Court considers what happens when a statute involving a significant public policy issue is declared unconstitutional – and government disagrees.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Counting Matters

Policy, Practice, and the Limits of Gender Equality Measurement in Canada

UBC Press

Counting Matters emphasizes the importance of gender measurement as a distinct policy and social phenomena while exposing the flaws of the technocratic assumption that all aspects of gender equality can be strictly quantified.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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A Healthy Future

Lessons from the Frontlines of a Crisis

UBC Press, Purich Books

This riveting insider’s account of how the COVID-19 pandemic unfurled in one of Canada’s hardest-hit provinces draws on the lessons learned to provide a hopeful vision for building a healthier future.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Canadian Labour Policy and Politics

Edited by John Peters and Don Wells
UBC Press

Canadian Labour Policy and Politics is essential reading for students seeking to understand the politics of inequality in Canada’s labour market and the policy agenda needed for greater economic equality and a sustainable green recovery.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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A Sales Tax for Alberta

Why and How

Edited by Robert L. Ascah
Athabasca University Press

In this collection, Alberta scholars and policy experts map out why and how a provincial sales tax should and can be implemented as the days of buoyant capital investment, jobs, and wealth are passing Alberta by.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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The High North

Cannabis in Canada

UBC Press

The High North brings together, for the first time, activists, advocates, and academics to evaluate the opaque origins and muddled legacy of cannabis legalization in Canada.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Reconciling Truths

Reimagining Public Inquiries in Canada

UBC Press

Reconciling Truths is a forthright examination of commissions of inquiry that demonstrates the need for astute leadership and an engaging process if they are to lead to meaningful change.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Globalization, Poverty, and Income Inequality

Insights from Indonesia

UBC Press

Globalization, Poverty, and Income Inequality uses diverse empirical approaches to reveal the sometimes unexpected effects of trade and globalization on poverty and inequality.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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Behind Closed Doors

The Law and Politics of Cabinet Secrecy

UBC Press

Behind Closed Doors asks – and answers – whether the doctrine of Cabinet secrecy still has a role in the Westminster parliamentary system.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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Assisted Suicide in Canada

Moral, Legal, and Policy Considerations

UBC Press

Assisted Suicide in Canada provides an accessible, up-to-date introduction to this vitally important topic of ongoing public debate.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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The Rowell-Sirois Commission and the Remaking of Canadian Federalism

UBC Press

The Rowell-Sirois Commission and the Remaking of Canadian Federalism reveals the commission’s impact on the high politics of federal-provincial relations and its legacy for Canadian federalism today.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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Bead by Bead

Constitutional Rights and Métis Community

UBC Press

Bead by Bead lays bare the failure of judicial doctrine and government policy to address Métis rights, and offers constructive insights on ways to advance reconciliation.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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Quietly Shrinking Cities

Canadian Urban Population Loss in an Age of Growth

UBC Press

The first major study of its kind in Canada, Quietly Shrinking Cities examines the conceptual and empirical evolution of Canadian urban population loss.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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The Monsanto Papers

Deadly Secrets, Corporate Corruption, and One Man’s Search for Justice

Island Press
  • Copyright year: 2021
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Rising Up

The Fight for Living Wage Work in Canada

UBC Press

Rising Up shows how living wage movements have transformed, or are campaigning to transform, labour policy in Canada and stimulated broader public debate about income and social inequality.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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At the Pleasure of the Crown

The Politics of Bureaucratic Appointments

UBC Press

At the Pleasure of the Crown reveals that although the qualities that Canadian governments look for in senior public servants are subject to change, the political nature of bureaucratic appointments is enduring.

  • Copyright year: 2020
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Big Promises, Small Government

Doing Less with Less in the BC Liberal New Era

UBC Press

Big Promises, Small Government tells the inside story of what happened when Gordon Campbell’s government dramatically cut taxes, demonstrating the need to understand the consequences before taking political action.

  • Copyright year: 2020
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Nested Federalism and Inuit Governance in the Canadian Arctic

UBC Press

Nested Federalism and Inuit Governance in the Canadian Arctic explores how three northern regions are reformulating the relationship between Indigenous peoples and the state, and transforming Canadian federalism in the process.

  • Copyright year: 2020
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Métis Politics and Governance in Canada

UBC Press

This timely book offers a novel, practical guide for understanding who the Métis are and the challenges they face on the path to self-government.

  • Copyright year: 2019
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