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Image for The Liberal Way: A Record of Opinion on Canadian Problems as Expressed and Discussed at the First Liberal Summer Conference. Port Hope, September, 1933.

The Liberal Way: A Record of Opinion on Canadian Problems as Expressed and Discussed at the First Liberal Summer Conference. Port Hope, September, 1933.

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., J. M. Dent & Sons.: 1933

Seller ID: 20807


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. Casgrai... View more info

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Hommage à Henri Bourassa.

By: N/A

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Imprimerie Populaire.: 1952

Seller ID: 21800


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. View more info

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1971 Ontario Election: Summary from the Records.

By: N/A

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Queen's Printer.: 1971

Seller ID: 24677


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 ... View more info

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Guide to Electoral Districts, April 1972 / Guide des circonscriptions électorales, Avril 1972.

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Chief Electoral Officer.: 1972

Seller ID: 25841


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 district... View more info

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Report of the Proceedings of the National Liberal Convention. 1958

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., National Liberal Federation of Canada.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26179


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 in... View more info

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Report of the Proceedings of the National Liberal Convention. 1948

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., National Liberal Federation of Canada.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26180


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 suc... View more info

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Resolutions Report Liberal Party of Canada Convention 1975.

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 1975

Seller ID: 27766


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. View more info

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Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Conference of The Institute of Public Administration of Canada

By: Arrowsmith, M. Joanne (editor)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1959

Seller ID: 26347


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 sticke... View more info

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The Pearson Phenomenon.

By: Beal, John Robinson.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Longmans: 1964

Seller ID: 18423


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. View more info

Image for 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 . . .

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 . . .

By: Beauchesne, Arthur. and Maurice Ollivier.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Carswell Company.: 1958

Seller ID: 25754


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 ... View more info

Image for Sacred Trust? Brian Mulroney and the Conservative Party in Power.

Sacred Trust? Brian Mulroney and the Conservative Party in Power.

By: Bercuson, David with J. L. Granatstein and W. R. Young.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Doubleday Canada.: 1986

Seller ID: 20617


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. View more info

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Les idéologies Québécoises au 19e siècle.

By: Bernard, Jean-Paul.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Boreal Express.: 1973

Seller ID: 21807


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. View more info

Image for Who Decides? Government in the New Millennium.

Who Decides? Government in the New Millennium.

By: Bird, Richard M. (editor).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., C. D. Howe Institute / Renouf Publishing.: 2004

Seller ID: 26982


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 ... View more info

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Right Honourable Men: The Descent of Canadian Politics from Macdonald to Mulroney.

By: Bliss, Michael

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Harper Collins.: 1995

Seller ID: 20632


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 View more info

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The Meech Lake Accord: What it will mean to you and to Canada. An Independent Analysis.

By: Bowker, Marjorie Montgomery

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Hull, Quebec., Voyageur Publishing.: 1990

Seller ID: 20619


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 a... View more info