Duncan Cameron

Born in Victoria B.C. in 1944, Duncan now lives in Vancouver. Following graduation from the University of Alberta he joined the Department of Finance (Ottawa) in 1966 and was financial advisor to the Canadian Delegation at the United Nations General Assembly in 1967. After working at the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), he went on to complete a doctorate from the University of Paris I (Paris-Sorbonne) in 1976. Duncan is an adjunct professor of political science at Simon Fraser University, a director of the Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy at Concordia University in Montreal, and a research fellow of the Centre for Global Political Economy at SFU. He was a member of the political science department at the University of Ottawa from 1975 until 2004.He is the author, co-author, editor or coeditor of 11 books including Ethics and Economics (with Gregory Baum), The Other Macdonald Report (with Daniel Drache), The Free Trade Papers, The Free Trade Deal, Canada Under Free Trade (with Mel Watkins) and Constitutional Politics (with Miriam Smith).

Duncan Cameron
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Feb 21, 2012
Canadian House of Commons. Photo: scazon/Flickr

Who listens to the Official Opposition?

Duncan Cameron
The clash between government and opposition in Canada's parliament provides for a continual spectacle. Except, is anybody watching?
Columnists
Feb 14, 2012

Economics drive demographics

The population west of Ontario now exceeds the population east of Ontario, according to new 2011 census data. What is important are shifts in economic power that underlie the changes in population.
Columnists
Jan 31, 2012

Selling austerity from Davos

When Stephen Harper was in Davos, Switzerland, last week to address the World Economic Forum, he did not talk about the subject of the conference. Instead he presented his austerity plan for Canada.
Columnists
Jan 24, 2012

Harper takes Republican allies

Close observers of U.S. politics were surprised to see Newt Gingrich win the South Carolina primary. Of equal surprise to Canadians was seeing Gingrich single out Stephen Harper in his victory speech.

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