February 1, 2008

Charlie Wilson’s whoppers

So it’s off to the movies, and why not? Friends have e- mailed to say ”œyou must see Charlie Wilson’s War ”” you’re in it!” Strange, I don’t recall...

Arthur Kent
February 1, 2008

Putting ourselves in a fix

The last time Policy Options hosted a discussion of whether Canada should return to the fixed exchange rate it had during the Second World War and then again from...

February 1, 2008

Agroforestry in the world: lessons for Canada

Over the last few decades, agroforestry has emerged from long historical roots to become a recognized modern land use practice in some parts of the world. Modern agroforestry has...

Andrew M. Gordon, Naresh V. Thevathasan, John Klironomos, Robert Bradley, Bill Shipley, Alain Cogliastro, Alain Olivier, Joann Whalen
February 1, 2008

The Unexpected War: Canada in Kandahar (book excerpt)

Stephen Harper’s Conservatives made defence and national secu- rity a central pillar of their campaign in the 2006 election. On the campaign trail they pledged to commit 5.3 billion...

Janice Gross Stein,
February 1, 2008

Droits sociaux virtuels

Connaissez-vous l’allocation-logement ? Probablement pas. En 2006, en effet, ce programme québécois ne rejoignait que 128 903 ménages, qui recevaient en moyenne 56 dollars par mois pour le paiement...