September 1, 2008

Time to reassess Canada’s foreign aid

In 1988, several waves of Canadian Forces C-130 Hercules transport aircraft arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, chock-full of famine relief supplies and medical personnel. These aircraft were requested after...

September 1, 2008

The Doha Round and agrifood: a question of political will

Since the Doha Round was launched the agricultural negotiations have staggered from crisis to crisis, but recently the elements of a potential deal in the World Trade Organization have...

Michael Gifford, Alex F. McCalla, Karl D. Meilke
September 1, 2008

The working poor: Canada and the world

In 2000, Canada, together with the 188 other members of the United Nations, made a commitment in the context of the Millennium Development Goals to work to eradicate extreme...

Jody Heymann, Magda Barrera, Alison Earle
September 1, 2008

How (un)healthy are poor working-age Canadians?

Surveys consistently show that health is a top priority for the majority of Canadians (for instance, health care services and the health care system were found to be Canada’s...

Myriam Fortin
September 1, 2008

Soulager la pauvreté

Les gouvernements font beaucoup d’efforts pour « rendre le travail payant ». L’expression est paradoxale puisque dans une économie de marché, le travail est normalement échangé contre un salaire....

September 1, 2008

Left and Right in Global Politics (book review)

In this fresh and interesting book, Alain Noéˆl and Jean-Philippe Thérien ”œseek to offer a better and more relevant interpretation of globalization, which connects the domestic and international politics...

Gerard W. Boychuk