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Image for Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference, The Institute of Public Administration of Canada

Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference, The Institute of Public Administration of Canada

By: Clark, Philip T. (editor)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1952

Seller ID: 26299

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; x - 418 pp. Windsor Hotel, The University of Montreal and McGill University, Montreal, October 23-25, 1952. Minor wear on boards; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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1951 Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference of The Institute of Public Administration of Canada

By: Clark, Philip T. (editor)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1951

Seller ID: 26301

Condition: Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xiii - 591 pp. Held at the Fort Garry Hotel and University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, September 6th to 8th, 1951. Sessions on taxation, administration of resources, education, provincial and muncipal finance, personnel management, admin problems in health field, public administration, agricultural problems. Light wear on boards, former owner's name on front free end paper, back hinge has a small split; text pages clean. View more info

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Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference, The Institute of Public Administration of Canada

By: Clark, Philip T. (editor)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, University of Toronto Press.: 1954

Seller ID: 26302

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; ix - 370 pp. Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, September 8-11, 1954. Sessions on Administration in the Armed Forces, Municipal Developments, Central Service Agencies, Administration as a Problem in Assistance to Under-Developed Countries, Unemployment Problems, Decentralization, Taxation - Succession Duties Adminstration, Industrial Development Programs, Training for Administration. Light wear on boards, library bar code sticker on front paste down end paper with no other library markings present; binding sturdy, text pages clean. ; Ex-Library View more info

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Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Conference, The Institute of Public Administration of Canada

By: Clark, Philip T. (editor)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1955

Seller ID: 26343

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; ix - 339 pp. The Nova Scotian Hotel, Halifax, September 7-10, 1955. Sessions on Problems for the Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects; The Public Servant and His Relationship to the Public, Press, and Politics; The Treasury Board; This Canada of Ours; Natural Products Marketing and Price Support Programs; Community Planning and Urban Decentralization; Financing Public Education; Recruitment, Retention and Development of Senior Personnel; Economic Developments in Atlantic Provinces. Light wear on boards, library bar code sticker on front paste down end paper with n... View more info

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1950 Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference of The Institute of Public Administration of Canada

By: Clark, Philip T. (editor)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1950

Seller ID: 26344

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; ix - 218 pp. Held at the Royal York Hotel, Toronto, September 15-17, 1950. Sessions on The Relationship between the University and the Public Service; Education for Public Administration; Administrative Management in Finance and Taxation; Philosophic Aspects of Public Administration; Administration of Research Activities; Administration in Emergency. Light wear on boards; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Conference, The Institute of Public Administration of Canada

By: Clark, Philip T. and Frank J. McGilly (editors)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, University of Toronto Press.: 1957

Seller ID: 26300

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; ix - 376 pp. Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, September 4-7, 1957. Light wear on boards, library bar code sticker on front paste down end paper with no other library markings present; binding sturdy, text pages clean. ; Ex-Library View more info

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

By: Clark, Philip T. and Frank J. McGilly (editors)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1958

Seller ID: 26345

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; ix - 354 pp. Held at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, September 3-6, 1958. Sessions on Social Security Systems of Canada and the USA; Rate Fixing Methods of Public Utility Commissions; Problems of Research Administration; Canada's Second Century; Motor Vehicle User Taxes as a Source of Municipal Revenue; Place of Auditor in Government; Problems of Regional Diversity - Atlantic Provinces; Administration of a National Health Insurance Scheme. Light wear on boards; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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

By: Clark, Philip T. and Frank J. McGilly (editors)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1956

Seller ID: 26346

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; ix - 343 pp. Held at Empress Hotel, Victoria, B.C. and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, September 5-8, 1956. Sessions on Government Programs for Health Care; Personnel; Land Use Planning; Problems Affecting Exploitation of Canadian Sources of Energy with Particular Reference to British Columbia; Crown Corporations and Governmental Enterprises; Human Resources; Research and Statistics as Tools of Management; Administrator as Judge. Light wear on boards, bar code sticker on front endpaper, no other library markings present; binding sturdy, text pages clean. ; Ex-Libr... View more info

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The Member's Manual of Practice and Procedure in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario with Decisions of Mr. Speaker from 1867 to 1893, Rules of the House and Miscellaneous Information.

By: Clarke, Charles.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Warwick Bros. & Rutter. (printers).: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26033

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 184 pp. Half bound with brown cloth on the boards and tan leather spine and corners. Gilt lettering centred on the front board. Thumb indexed on the fore edge of the text block. The first edition of such a manual. The externals show only mild wear (scuffed corners with light bumping) with the exception of the spine crown which is chipped. Old price blacked out on the front free end paper and a date stamp (June 3, 1971) on the back paste end paper. The end papers are browned Otherwise the interior is clean, the binding is tight. A clear and removable archival cover has been... View more info

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Trudeau and Our Times. Volume 1 - The Magnificent Obsession, Volume 2 - The Heroic Delusion.

By: Clarkson, Stephen and Christina McCall.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18382

ISBN: 0771054149

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; Volume 1 (ISBN 0771054149): The Magnificent Obsession. 502 pp. 24 pages of black and white photographs. 20 page bibliography. Volume 2 (ISBN 0771054173): The Heroic Delusion. 588 pp. 30 page bibliography. Volume 2 is signed by Clarkson on the title page. Both volumes are bound in a black paper over boards with red gilt lettering on the spine. Both show very mild shelf wear and appear to have never been used. The unclipped dust jackets of both volumes show very mild shelf wear / scuffing.; Signed by Author View more info

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Laurier: His Life and World.

By: Clippingdale, Richard.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1979

Seller ID: 18294

ISBN: 0070823022

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


8vo - 24.5 x 17.5 cm.; 224 pp. Dark green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. One of the volumes in the McGraw-Hill series on Canadian Prime Ministers under the general editorship of W. Kaye Lamb. Illustrated with 20 colour plates and over 100 black and white photographs. Previous owner's name stamed on the front paste down end paper, else fine. The dust jacket shows moderate shelf wear and that to the jacket edges with small chips, nicks and creases with one pea size chip on the tail edge of the back panel. View more info

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Provincial Autonomy, Minority Rights and the Compact Theory, 1867-1921. Studies of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism.

By: Cook, Ramsay

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, The Queen's Printer.: 1969

Seller ID: 19468

Condition: Good


8vo - 24 x 17 cm.; [8] - 81 pp. Gray covers with black lettering and a black cloth spine over a flat stapled text block. Minor pen marginalia and like underling is present. Previous owner's name on the first page. View more info

Image for One Canada: Memoirs of the Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker, The Tumultuous Years 1962 to 1967.

One Canada: Memoirs of the Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker, The Tumultuous Years 1962 to 1967.

By: Diefenbaker, John G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1977

Seller ID: 27219

ISBN: 077051569X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; xxiii - 309 pp. Bright blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. This is volume 3 of John Diefenbaker's memoirs. Illustrated with 12 pages of black and white photographs from the period. Two appendices, List of Acts passed by Diefenbaker's government from 1957 to 1963 and the Declaration of Loyality of November 15 of 1966. Seven page general index. The book shows very mild shelf wear to the spine tips and the text block fore edge has some small stains on the lower one-quarter of it. Otherwis eclean and tight. The dust jacket has edge wear to the spine tips a... View more info

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Signed black and white portrait photograph of John Diefenbaker.

By: Diefenbaker, John.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., 1977

Seller ID: 30475

Condition: Fine


17.5 x 12.5 cm; Signed and dated (1977) black and white portrait photograph of John Diefenbaker. The image size is 14.5 x 11.5 cm. Inscibed to a "Moran McMahon - with best wishes". Penciled note on back "66-1443. Dec. 1977". View more info

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Canadian Public Policy: Ideas, Structure, Process.

By: Doern, G. Bruce and Richard W. Phidd.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Methuen.: 1983

Seller ID: 27099

ISBN: 0458948500

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 624 pp. From the back cover: ". . . provides an integrated analysis of public policy making in Canada. Social, economic and political policies are examined in a broad historical and institutional context. Particular attention is paid to the role of federal-provincial relations and foreign policy in the policy formation process. The author emphasize the interplay of ideas, institutions and processes and offer a critical review of existing Canadian public policy literature". Four main parts: "Public Policy Concepts", "The Public Policy System: Ideas in Acti... View more info

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Canada Has a Future.

By: Droiun, Marie-Josee and B. Bruce Briggs.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1978

Seller ID: 27102

ISBN: 077102892X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 285 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Thirty-eight pages of appendices in the form of charts and tables. A report prepared for the Hudson Institute of Canada and from the dust jacket a bit of hoopla: "Top Priority! A report from the outposts of tomorrow, a vision of Canada's next twenty years by the think tank experts whose business is policy analysis". Well, my goodness, how can one live without this book! A whisper of wear to the spine tips, otherwise clean and tight. The dust jacket is worn on the edges (mostly on the head edge) with som... View more info

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The Vigil of Quebec

By: Dumont, Fernand

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, University of Toronto Press.: 1974

Seller ID: 27625

ISBN: 0802061842

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xvii - 131 pp. Translated from French by Sheila Fischman and Richard Howard. Published following ten years of dramatic change in Quebec society and the October Crisis of 1970, Dumont "attempts a reconstruction of recent Quebec history from the inside. The first three sections reflect the itinerary of a private conscience in quest of a native land and of a form of socialism suited to Quebec. The fourth section is devoted to the October crisis." Dumont was Professor of Sociology at Laval University and a philosopher, theologian and poet. Card stock cover has a crease... View more info

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Ten to One: The Confederation Wager.

By: Faribault, Marcel and Robert M. Fowler.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1965

Seller ID: 27804

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; (10) - 150 pp. From the back cover: ". . . two prominent Canadians . . . have looked at the issues which divide French and English speaking Canadians, and they have now drafted a comprehensive, inspiring revision of the Canadian constitution." Chapter 13, pages 119 to 150, (printed on blue paper by the way) presents a 'Possible Canadian Constitution'. Minor shelf wear to the covers with a scuffed line on the front. Otherwise, 'tis clean and tight. View more info

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The Future of North America: Canada, the United States and Quebec Nationalism.

By: Feldman, Elliot J. and Neil Nevitte. (editors).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts., Harvard, University.: 1979

Seller ID: 27068

ISBN: 0876740468

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 14.5 cm.; 378 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Number 42 in the series "Harvard Studies in International Affairs". A joint publication by the Center for International Affairs at Harvard and the Institute for Research on Public Policy from Montreal. Contents: 1 - "Introduction" by Elliot Feldman, 2 - "Canadian Identity" by Mordecai Richler and Sylvia Wright, 3 - "Quebec Independence" by Rene Levesque, 4 - "Canadian Independence" by Walter Gordon and Willis Armstrong, 5 - "Tensions over Communications" by Fr... View more info

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The Future of North America: Canada, the United States and Quebec Nationalism.

By: Feldman, Elliot J. and Neil Nevitte. (editors).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts., Harvard, University.: 1979

Seller ID: 27244

ISBN: 087674045X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 14.5 cm.; 378 pp. Number 42 in the series "Harvard Studies in International Affairs". This is the soft cover edition. A joint publication by the Center for International Affairs at Harvard and the Institute for Research on Public Policy from Montreal. Contents: 1 - "Introduction" by Elliot Feldman, 2 - "Canadian Identity" by Mordecai Richler and Sylvia Wright, 3 - "Quebec Independence" by Rene Levesque, 4 - "Canadian Independence" by Walter Gordon and Willis Armstrong, 5 - "Tensions over Communications" by Frank W. Peers and Joel R... View more info