Description : ames Darren Bains son, idealistic young man, University Graduate, Peace Officer Canadian government sanctioned Assassin. Chance meetings with highly skilled and motivated people; direct a young man into a world of deception and pain. The Quiet Canadians is a fictional look into Canada’s involvement in covert or clandestine activities. It presents a view of how such men are recruited into this profession and trained. It delves into how the men justify their activities to themselves, and how the government does likewise. It also portrays the child that becomes the operative. A series of chance meetings and, to an extent, fate, steers a child toward a lifestyle in a necessary, yet unacknowledged professional segment of society.
Description : The first Channel Islanders to set foot in the New World were probably fishermen who, searching for cod, found Canada. They established fisheries along all the Atlantic Canadian coast. The success of the fisheries required the Channel Islanders to settle there permanently, thus beginning many Canadian coastal settlements. Ms. Turk devotes a chapter to the contributions of Channel Islanders to the development of the Canadian Maritimes: Newfoundland, Labrador, Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Ontario. This reprint includes many corrections and additions sent to the author after the first publication in 1979.
Description : How citizens in small town New Brunswick mobilize community resources to encourage improved integration of young immigrants.
Description : Part One: In the Shadow of the Giant: 1945-1963 1. Brave New World 2. A Home Fit for Heroes 3. The Regions and the Provinces 4. The Politics of a "Middle Power" Part Two: Traditions and Invented Identities: 1963-1980 5. The Search for Political Identity 6. English-Canadian Nationalism 7. From the Quiet Revolution to the First Sovereignty 8. The West and the East in the Period of Centralization 9. The Women's Movement: A "Second Wave" 10. Canada's First People Rebel 11. The Salience of Class Part Three: The Centre Cannot Hold: Canada Since 1980 12. Neo-Conservative Times 13. Canada and the World in the Era of "Globalization" 14. Quebec Nationalism and Globalism 15. Other Voices in a Neo-Conservative Age Notes Photo Credits Index
Description : The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Politics provides a comprehensive overview of the transformation that has occurred in Canadian politics since it acheived autonomy nearly a century ago, examining the institutions and processes of Canadian government and politics at the local, provincial and federal levels. It analyzes all aspects of the Canadian political system: the courts, elections, political parties, Parliament, the constitution, fiscal and political federalism, the diffusion of policies between regions, and various aspects of public policy.