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
Columnists
Nov 22, 2011

Harper tyranny: Tough on democracy

A prime minister like Stephen Harper, who pretends to hold a mandate from the people when his party received less than 40 per cent of the vote, diminishes 'majority rule', a basic democratic concept.
Columnists
Nov 1, 2011

Why I support Peggy Nash

On the important test of taking the measure of Stephen Harper, Nash is ready to do the top job now. She proved that as finance critic, exposing the weaknesses of the Conservatives.
Columnists
Oct 25, 2011

The NDP leadership race needs Peggy Nash

In May, Jack Layton looked at his 102-member caucus and asked Nash to take on the important role of Finance critic for the Loyal Opposition. She would bring more focus on economic issues to the race.
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Oct 11, 2011
Bay Street, Toronto. Photo: Mister V/Flickr

Let's nationalize the banks

Duncan Cameron
Duncan Cameron on taking private bank profit and making it work for all of us.

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