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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Nov 12, 2019
Alberta Premier Kenney and Energy Minister Savage respond to the federal government's decision to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr

The fake populism of Jason Kenney

In electing Jason Kenney and his United Conservative Party, Albertans have given themselves a fake populist government, one that is working on behalf of powerful oil interests rather than the people.
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Oct 8, 2019
Andrew Scheer. Image: Andrew Scheer/Flickr

The Andrew Scheer factor in election 2019

Despite the efforts of many Conservative voices inside and outside media to cover for him, Andrew Scheer is still having trouble talking to Canadians about why he should be the next prime minister.

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