By Ronald Rompkey
By Robert Root
By Garth Stevenson
By George Sherwood
A striking forged of earlier and current younger Canadians stride around the pages of Legends of their Time, every one having an important function to play in Canadian heritage. starting within the 1500s and relocating on into the 20 th century, each one bankruptcy contributes insights into the evolution of Canada as a nation.Author George Sherwood's thorough study and his scene surroundings carry to existence the heroic accomplishments and tragic exploits that make Canada's tale a desirable and wonderful account. incorporated are explorer Etienne Brule; Osborne Anderson, survivor of Harper's Ferry; inventor Armand Bombardier; human rights activist Toy Jin "Jean" Wong; and the heroic Terry Fox, to call yet the various amazing lives which are chronicled. Complementing the textual content are historical pictures and unique art via award-winning artist Stewart Sherwood."For those that imagine Canada lacks heroes or Canada doesn't honour its heroes, Legends of their Time is the booklet for you. greatly researched and written in an attractive sort, it acknowledges that heroes and heroines are available in many types, as proven within the richness of our history.”- John Myers, instructor Educator, OISE/UT
By Robert Bothwell, Jean Daudelin
This year's variation of "Canada between international locations" bargains a serious review of a couple of landmarks within the final hundred years of Canadian international coverage. The editors take a serious examine the now virtually mainstream 'declinist' thesis and on the endured relevance of Canada's relationships with its significant allies - the uk, France, and the us. participants speak about a wide diversity of issues, together with the burden of a altering id within the evolution of the country's international coverage, the destiny of Canadian international relations as a occupation, the customarily advanced dating among international and alternate guidelines, the influence of immigration and refugee methods on overseas coverage, and the evolving figuring out of improvement and defence as elements of Canada's international coverage.
By Warren Magnusson, Karena Shaw
It is a needs to learn for everybody attracted to how environmental coverage will get made. during this hugely readable textual content, the editors have collected more than a few authors that procedure environmental politics from numerous fascinating instructions. a number of the chapters are hugely own debts, whereas others are extra summary and theoretical discussions of what makes up the politics of our environment. you can be inspired to find how a lot real and highbrow territory this covers, and the way specific perspectives of heritage form a feeling of the place politics really happens. also, the editors have made a wakeful attempt to supply weblinks to the unique files that inform the tale of the high-profile fight over this "old-growth" woodland controversy. this allows you to get at the back of the research and outlines to truly see how social technological know-how examine is carried out. total, and perfect creation to environmental politics as either an instructional and activist pursuit.
By John C. Courtney
By Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
It all started innocently sufficient ... in 1795 3 boys chanced on the pinnacle of an acient shaft on uninhabited Oak Island in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. the men started to dig, and what they exposed all started the world's maximum and stangest treasure hunt. 2 hundred years of braveness, back-breaking attempt, ingenuity, and engineering talents have to this point did not retrieve what's hid there. The Oak Island curse prophesies that the treasure usually are not stumbled on till seven males are useless and the final oak has fallen. That final oak has already long gone - and through the years, six treasure hunters were killed. What can the treasure be? Theories contain Drake's plate and jewels, Captain Kidd's bloodstained pirate gold, a military payroll left there for safeguard via the French or British army engineers, beneficial old manuscripts, the physique of an Arif or different spiritual refugee chief, the misplaced treasure of the Templars, and a part of the traditional, semi-legendary Acadian Treasure associated with the secret of Glozel and Rennes-le-Chateau in France. After years of analysis the authors have eventually solved the sinister riddle of Oak Island, yet their solution is demanding, arguable and irritating. whatever past cost nonetheless lies ready within the labrinth.
By Richard V. Ericson
Professor Ericson and his colleagues the paintings of patrol officials in a wide Canadian local police strength. From their direct observations comes a wealth of knowledge, quantitatively assembled and qualitatively mentioned, with insights into the character of policing.
This publication unearths that the police aren't mere 'referees' of our felony lives, blowing the whistle on our infractions. they're censors of particular types of probably improper activities. they're selective of their invocation of felony legislation and use the legislations artfully to revive settings to orderliness.
Ericson emphasizes the regimen demeanour during which the patrol officer intervenes and earnings compliance fron the citizenry. He demonstrates that once the legal technique is invoked, the police hold basic regulate over the court docket outcome.
Using those findings, he addresses easy questions on the position of police with regards to crime and the way it's produced, actually, through the patrol officer. Crime can also be visible because the fundamental foundation of police legitimacy, which in flip permits the police to interact in huge surveillance and information-gathering.
The author's conclusions concerning the nature of policing and his dialogue of the consequences of proposals for reform of police, will generate better-informed deliberation in political and public decision-making and within the common examine of sociological theory.
By Jennifer Welsh, Ngaire Woods
Can stable governance be exported? overseas improvement help is extra often being utilized to strengthening governance in constructing nations, and in Exporting strong Governance: Temptations and demanding situations in Canada’s relief software, the editors compile assorted views to enquire even if relief for strong governance works. the 1st element of the booklet outlines the altering face of foreign improvement suggestions and concepts of excellent governance. the second one part analyzes six international locations: 3 are international locations to which Canada has committed a good portion of its reduction efforts during the last 5 to 10 years: Ghana, Vietnam, and Bangladesh. are more moderen and extra advanced “fragile states,” the place Canada has engaged: Haiti and Afghanistan. those 5 are then in comparison with Mauritius, which has loved quite stable governance. the ultimate part appears to be like at demanding situations and new instructions for Canadas improvement coverage. Co-published with the Centre for foreign Governance Innovation