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The Other Macdonald Report

The Consensus on Canada's Future that the Macdonald Commission Left Out

Edited by Duncan Cameron and Daniel Drache

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In 1982 the Macdonald Commission began its $20-million mission to find a consensus on Canada's future. The commission held hearings in 28 towns and cities, met with 700 concerned parties and assembled nearly 40,000 pages of testimony.

In his Report, Commission chair Donald S. Macdonald announced Canada must make a "leap of faith" and embrace free trade with the U.S., apparently signalling the victory of a globalizing, corporate vision of the country's development. The Other Macdonald Report reopens the debate, presenting twenty key submissions to the Commission by organizations such as the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, the United Auto Workers, the National Action Committee on the Status of Women, the Canadian Mental Health Association and the National Farmers Union. Together these groups offer a vision of Canada where human needs take priority over capital and technology.

The Other Macdonald Report offers alternatives to the corporate vision for Canada's future, alternatives forged during the vibrant free trade debates of the mid-1980s.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 230 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1985
ISBN: 9780888629005
Format: 9in x 6in

Binding: Hardback, 230 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1985
ISBN: 9780888629012
Format: 9in x 6in

Binding: Electronic book text
Publication Date: 1st February 2008
ISBN: 9781552771853
Format: EPUB

BIC Code: 1KBC, HBJK
BISAC Code:  HIS006000
Imprint: Lorimer


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