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1971 Ontario Election: Summary from the Records.
1 1971 Ontario Election: Summary from the Records.
Toronto, Ontario. Queen's Printer. 1971 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo - 24 x 16.5 cm.; 30 pp. Tan wraps with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. A chart form summary of the results of the provincial election held on the 7th and 21st days of October of 1971. Contents: 1 - "1971 Summary of Votes Polled by Political Interest", 2 - "1937-1971 Summary of Votes Polled by Election Year", 3 - "1971 Recounts Held", 4 - "1971 Summary of Votes Polled by Electoral Districts", 5 - "1971 Summary of Votes Polled by Candidates". 24677 
Price: 6.40 CDN
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Guide to Electoral Districts, April 1972 / Guide des circonscriptions électorales, Avril 1972.
2 Guide to Electoral Districts, April 1972 / Guide des circonscriptions électorales, Avril 1972.
Ottawa, Ontario. Chief Electoral Officer. 1972 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 25 x 16.5 cm.; 122 pp. Light gray wraps with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. This list is compiled so as "to enable Canadian Forces electors, Public Service electors and Veteran electors to ascertain the electoral district they are qualified to vote at a General Election". It is a "List of names of cities, towns, villages, etc., in Canada, wholly comprised in one electoral district with indications as to the provinces and electoral districts in which they are situated". Minor wear and fading to the covers, else clean and tight. 25841 
Price: 12.00 CDN
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Hommage à Henri Bourassa.
3 Hommage à Henri Bourassa.
Montreal, Quebec. Imprimerie Populaire. 1952 Softcover Good+ 
8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; 216 pp. A collection of articles about and writings by Henri Bourassa, many of which appeared in the pages of Le Devoir. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Previous owner's name on the first page and the covers show mild shelf wear with like soiling, though more so on the back. Otherwise quite clean and tight. 21800 
Price: 4.80 CDN
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Report of the Proceedings of the National Liberal Convention. 1948
4 Report of the Proceedings of the National Liberal Convention. 1948
Ottawa, Ontario. National Liberal Federation of Canada. 1948 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (4) - 259 pp. White covers with red lettering on the spine and the front. The convention was called by the National Liberal Federation of Canada at the request of the Rt. Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King and held on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, of August 5th, 6th and the 7th of 1948 at the Coliseum in Ottawa, Ontario. This was the convention that saw Louis St. Laurent elected as the leader of the Liberal party. One appendix with information on arrangements such seating, ballots etc. Seven page index at the back. Illustrated with 12 pages of black and white photographs. The covers how mild wear and some light soiling and the spine along with the cover margins are age toned are browned. The interior is clean and the binding is tight. 26180 
Price: 60.00 CDN
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Report of the Proceedings of the National Liberal Convention. 1958
5 Report of the Proceedings of the National Liberal Convention. 1958
Ottawa, Ontario. National Liberal Federation of Canada. 1958 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 25 - (8) - xvi - 268 pp. Red covers with white lettering with the text block being flat stapled. The convention was called by the National Liberal Federation of Canada at the request of the Rt. Hon. Louis St. Laurent and held on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday of January 14th, 15th and the 16th of 1958 at the Coliseum in Ottawa, Ontario. This was the convention that saw Lester B. Pearson elected as the leader of the Liberal party. One appendix of two indices, the first of speakers and their subjects and the second, an index of subjects only. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs. The covers how mild wear and some light soiling, the interior is clean and the binding is tight. 26179 
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Resolutions Report Liberal Party of Canada Convention 1975.
6 Resolutions Report Liberal Party of Canada Convention 1975.
1975 Softcover Very Good 
4to - 28 x 21.5 cm; Eight pages and a cover flat stapled on the left hand side. Fifteen numbered pages. "The resolutions in this booklet were introduced and voted upon during the Liberal Party of Canada Convention 1975, held in November. They will serve as a basis for the Liberal Party's policy formulation process." The resolutions are grouped into 12 distinct policy areas. The margins of all pages are age-toned or browned. 27766 
Price: 8.00 CDN
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The Liberal Way: A Record of Opinion on Canadian Problems as Expressed and Discussed at the First Liberal Summer Conference. Port Hope, September, 1933.
7 The Liberal Way: A Record of Opinion on Canadian Problems as Expressed and Discussed at the First Liberal Summer Conference. Port Hope, September, 1933.
Toronto, Ontario. J. M. Dent & Sons. 1933 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 294 - [9] pp. Blue cloth with off-white letttering on spine and front board. Introduction by the Hon. Vincent Massey. Following are the texts of the speeches by F. S. Chalmers, C. A. Curtis, K. W. Taylor, J. C. McRuer, Francis Hankin, H. M. Cassidy, T. A. Crerar, H. C. Grant, N. McL. Rogers, O. M. Biggar, P. E. Corbett, H. Carl Goldenberg, J. L. Ralston, W. Averell Harriman, T. W. L. MacDermot, R. M. MacIver, J. W. Dafoe, Mme. Pierre F. Casgrain, I. F. Fitch, Sir Herbert Samuel, Raymond Moley, Raymond Moley, T. E. Gregory, W. L. Mackenzie King. Three appendices followed by 7 plates with 10 black and white photographs. Previous owner's name dated Aug. 6, 1938 on the half title page. Very clean with a sound and solid binding. The boards show mild wear with bumped corners on the back boards and spine tips. The dust jacket is soiled with a darkened spine, moderate edge wear with small chips, nicks and associated creases along with a tape repaired piece at the bottom of the jacket spine. 20807 
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Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Conference of The Institute of Public Administration of Canada, Arrowsmith, M. Joanne (editor)
8 Arrowsmith, M. Joanne (editor) Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Conference of The Institute of Public Administration of Canada
Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1959 Hardcover Very Good 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; viii - 214 pp. Held at the Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, October 21-24, 1959. Sessions on Public Credit Policies and Provision of Capital; Operation of the St. Lawrence Seaway; Farm Marketing and Price Support Programmes; Heeney Report; Financial and Organizational Problems in Education; Pension Plans in Public and Private Employment; Provincial-Municipal Relations; Energy Resources and the National Interest. Light wear on boards, bar code sticker on front endpaper, no other library markings present; binding sturdy, text pages clean. ; Ex-Library 26347 
Price: 24.00 CDN
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The Pearson Phenomenon., Beal, John Robinson.
9 Beal, John Robinson. The Pearson Phenomenon.
Toronto, Ontario. Longmans 1964 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; xi - 210 pp. Red cloth with black lettering on spine. Illustrated with eight pages of black and white photographs. Previous owner's name stamped discreetly on the front paste down end paper and both the head and tail text block edges. The dust jacket is mildly worn on the edges with a closed tear of 3 cm and associated creases on the front panel at the spine head. 18423 
Price: 6.00 CDN
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Rules and Forms of the House of Commons of Canada with Annotations, Comments and Precedents. A Compendium of Canadian Parliamentary Practice Prepared for the Use of Members of Parliament. Index to . . ., Beauchesne, Arthur. and Maurice Ollivier.
10 Beauchesne, Arthur. and Maurice Ollivier. Rules and Forms of the House of Commons of Canada with Annotations, Comments and Precedents. A Compendium of Canadian Parliamentary Practice Prepared for the Use of Members of Parliament. Index to . . .
Toronto, Ontario. Carswell Company. 1958 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
8vo - 24.5 x 15.5 cm.; xviii - (2) - 567 pp. Green cloth with a faux leather finish and with gilt lettering on the spine. First published in 1922, this is the fourth edition. The book shows very minor wear to the spine tips and one fore corner. Previous owner's name, a former Member of Parliament, on the front paste down end paper. Otherwise the book is very clean with a tight binding. Included also is the "Index to Beauchesne's Parliamentary Rules and Forms (Fourth Edition 1958)" as authored by Maurice Ollivier, the Parliamentary Counsel for the House of Commons. Very mild soiling to this saddle stapled with green wrappers, booklet of 37 pages. 25754 
Price: 40.00 CDN
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Sacred Trust? Brian Mulroney and the Conservative Party in Power., Bercuson, David with J. L. Granatstein and W. R. Young.
11 Bercuson, David with J. L. Granatstein and W. R. Young. Sacred Trust? Brian Mulroney and the Conservative Party in Power.
Toronto, Ontario Doubleday Canada. 1986 0385250606 / 9780385250603 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; viii - 304 pp. Blue boards with silver gilt lettering on spine. From the introduction: "The ability to hold on to power by governing wisely has not been the hallmark of the Conservative party in the twentieth century". A whisper of shelf wear to the tail edges of the boards. The dust jacket shows mild shelf wear to the top and bottom edges mostly at the spine. 20617 
Price: 8.00 CDN
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Les idéologies Québécoises au 19e siècle., Bernard, Jean-Paul.
12 Bernard, Jean-Paul. Les idéologies Québécoises au 19e siècle.
Montreal, Quebec. Boreal Express. 1973 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 149 pp. Volume number 5 in the "Études d'histoire du Québec". Mild shelf wear to the covers while the interior is very clean and the binding is solid. 21807 
Price: 5.60 CDN
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Who Decides? Government in the New Millennium., Bird, Richard M. (editor).
13 Bird, Richard M. (editor). Who Decides? Government in the New Millennium.
Ottawa, Ontario. C. D. Howe Institute / Renouf Publishing. 2004 0888066368 / 9780888066367 Softcover Fine 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; viii - 181 - (13) pp. Contents: 1 - "Who Decides? An Introductory Essay" by Richard M. Bird, 2 - "Federalization (not Decentralization) as an Empowerment Mechanism" by Albert Breton, 3 - "Democracy in the 21st Century: New Imperatives, Old Restraints" by Preston Manning, 4 - "If It Ain't Broke, Yoiu're Not Trying Hard Enough: Institutional Reforms and Public Policy Outcomes" by Kenneth J. McKenzie, 5 - "Gilded Cages and Trojan Horses: Taxes, Transfers and Quality of Governance" by John Richards, 6 - "The Canadian Dictatorship " by Ronald Wintrobe. Each essay has various comments following it. 26982 
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Right Honourable Men: The Descent of Canadian Politics from Macdonald to Mulroney., Bliss, Michael
14 Bliss, Michael Right Honourable Men: The Descent of Canadian Politics from Macdonald to Mulroney.
Toronto, Ontario Harper Collins. 1995 000638062X / 9780006380627 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; xvi - 336 pp. Profiles of ten Canadian Prime Ministers: John A. Macdonald, Wilfrid Laurier, Robert Borden, Arthur Meighen, Richard Bennett, Mackenzie King, John Diefenbaker, Lester Bowles Pearson, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Brian Mulroney. Illustrated with eight pages of black and white photographs. The covers show mild wear and scuffing, remainder dot of the tail edge of the text block.; Remainder 20632 
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The Meech Lake Accord: What it will mean to you and to Canada. An Independent Analysis., Bowker, Marjorie Montgomery
15 Bowker, Marjorie Montgomery The Meech Lake Accord: What it will mean to you and to Canada. An Independent Analysis.
Hull, Quebec. Voyageur Publishing. 1990 0921842066 / 9780921842064 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 94 pp. Bowker is a former judge with the Provincial Court of Alberta. From her preface: "The purpose of this analysis is simply to present the facts, leaving it to Canadians to formulate their own opinion. It is a personal project, entirely self-financed, and the writer is not accepting revenue from any source nor any royalties from this book". The complete text of the Meech lake Accord and Constitutio nal Amendment 1987are included as an appendix. The book appears to never have been read or used. Slight browning of the cover margins. 20619 
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Option Canada: The Economic Implications of Separatism for the Province of Québec / Les conséquences économiques du séparatisme pour la province de Québec., Brichant, Andrew (Andre) A.
16 Brichant, Andrew (Andre) A. Option Canada: The Economic Implications of Separatism for the Province of Québec / Les conséquences économiques du séparatisme pour la province de Québec.
Montreal, Quebec. The Canada Committee. (1968) Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; A bilingual publication bound in a "dos-a-dos" fashion. The English section pagination is xvi - 50 pp. while the French section is xvi - 54 pp. Illustrated with several tables and each section has 3 appendices. Minor wear to the covers and the English cover has a sticker ghost on the top fore corner, Otherwise clean and tight. 27865 
Price: 16.00 CDN
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Canada: The State of the Federation 1995., Brown, Douglas M. and Jonathan W. Rose (editors)
17 Brown, Douglas M. and Jonathan W. Rose (editors) Canada: The State of the Federation 1995.
Kingston, Ontario. Queen's University / Institute of Intergovernmental Relations. 1995 0889115796 / 9780889115798 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; vii - 252 pp. "The annual series of essays surveying the state of the Canadian federation. Leading analysts explore major developments and new trends in the federal system in a year of momentous choices for Canadians". Contents: 1 - "Overview of the State of the Federation, 1995" by Douglas M. Brown, 2 - "Les aleas de la strategie pre-referendaire: Chronique d'une mort annoncee" by Francois Rocher, 3 - "Maybe Yes, Maybe No: The Rest of Canada and a Quebec Oui" by Robert A. Young, 4 - "The Canada Health and Social Transfer: Fiscal Federalism in Search of a Vision" by Susan D. Phillips, 5 - "Nova Scotia's Fiscal Challenge: Intergovernmental Relations and Structural Adjustment" by David M. Cameron, 6 - "Reforming the Canadian Social Assistance Complex: The Provincial Welfare States and Canadian Federalism" by Gerard Boychuk, 7 - "Taking Control: Dismantling Indian Affairs and Recognizing First Nations Government in Manitoba" by Kathy Brock, 8 - "The Selling of New Brunswick: Fibre-Optics or Optical Illusion?" by Jonathan W. Rose, 9 - "Assessing the Agreement on Internal Trade: The Case for a More Perfect Union" by Bryan Schwartz, 10 - "Chronology of Events 1994-95" by Andrew C. Tzembelicos. Minor shelf wear to the cover edges, price sticker on the top corner of the first page, otherwise clean with a solid binding. 20616 
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To Walk Without Fear: The Global Movement to Ban Landmines., Cameron, Maxwell A. with Robert J. Lawson and Brian W. Tomlin. (editors).
18 Cameron, Maxwell A. with Robert J. Lawson and Brian W. Tomlin. (editors). To Walk Without Fear: The Global Movement to Ban Landmines.
Don Mills, Ontario. Oxford University Press. 1998 0195414144 / 9780195414141 Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvi - 491 pp. The book ". . . brings together leading academics, senior policy-makers, and prominent leaders of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to examine and draw lessons from the Ottawa process that culminated in December 1997 when over 120 states signed a Convention to ban the use, sale, and production of landmines". Two appendices and a comprehensive 13 page index. Signed by Brian Tomlin (one of the editors) with an inscription on the title page. The cover edges show a whisper of shelf wear, otherwise fine.; Signed by Author 27235 
Price: 16.00 CDN
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Canada Among Nations, 1995: Democracy and Foreign Policy., Cameron, Michael A. and Maureen Appel Molot. (editors).
19 Cameron, Michael A. and Maureen Appel Molot. (editors). Canada Among Nations, 1995: Democracy and Foreign Policy.
Ottawa, Ontario. Carleton University Press 1995 0886292611 / 9780886292614 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (10) - 300 pp. A publication, the eleventh in the series, from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Contents: 1 - "Introduction: Does Democracy Make a Difference?" by Maxwell A. Cameron and Maureen Appel Molot, 2 - "The Democratization of Canadian Foreign Policy: The Elusive Ideal" by Kim Richard Nossal, 3 - "Morality, Democracy and Foreign Policy" by Robert H. Jackson, 4 - "Civil Society and the Democratization of Foreign Policy" by Tim Draimin and Betty Plewes, 5 - "Women and Gender in the Foreign Policy in the Review Process" Sandra Whitworth, 6 - "Construction of Consensus: The 1994 Canadian Defence Review" by Robert J. Lawson, 7 - "Canadian Foreign Policy and Quebec" by Gordon Mace, Louis Belanger and Ivan Bernier, 8 - "The Politics of Oligarchy: Democracy and Canada's Recent Conversion to Latin America" by Jean Daudelin, 9 - "Negotiating Human Rights with China" by Jeremy T. Paltiel, 10 - "South Africa: Transition to Transformation" by Douglas C. Anglin, 11 - "Economic Reforms and Political Democratization in Mexico: Re-evaluating Basic Tenets of Canadian Foreign Policy" by Ricardo Grinspun, Nibaldo Galleguillos and Richard Roman, 12 - "Democracy and the Problem of Government in Russia" by Andrea Chandler, 13 - "Markets, Democracy and Security in Latin America" by James Rochlin, 14 - "Democratic Governance in the Era of Global Finance" by Eric Helleiner. 26987 
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The Canadian Scene, Sketches: Political and Historical., Charlesworth, Hector.
20 Charlesworth, Hector. The Canadian Scene, Sketches: Political and Historical.
Toronto, Ontario. MacMillan 1927 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
8vo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; [16] - 235 pp. Tan cloth on boards with black lettering on the spine. A collection of 21 articles which Charlesworth published in different periodicals from 1917 to 1927, most having appeared in Toronto's Saturday Night. The spine is faded with minor shelf wear to the externals. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. 7207 
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