The Politics of Fiscal Federalism: Neoliberalism versus Social Democracy in Multilevel Governance, by Adam Harmes, is out; Putin Kitsch in America, by Alison Rowley, will be out in September; and Don Savoie's Democracy in Canada: The Disintegration of Our Institutions, will also be released in September and in French in October. Scans of book covers
There are quite a few good public policy books out now and more coming out this fall.
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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.