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Bouchard-Taylor and nation-building

Lurking behind reasonable accommodation in the commission’s consultation document, Seeking Common Ground, are issues relating to nation-building in Quebec. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Alan Cairns

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The Quebec language question is back

From Saint-Léonard to the Bouchard-Taylor Commission [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Christian Rioux



Religion is the elephant in the room

Official public inquiries backed by public hearings and extensive research are a practice of which Canadians, or at least their governments, seem particularly fond. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Garth Stevenson


Seeking common ground

Gérard Bouchard and Charles Taylor offer an overview of the origin and practice of accommodation [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Gerard Bouchard



A dubious antipoverty strategy

Guaranteeing incomes for the poor is politically unfeasible and financially unsustainable [Issue 34, 2013]
by Jonathan Rhys Kesselman


Free education – and then what?

Two NGOs try to cope with eastern Africa’s overcrowded schools [Issue 19, 2006]
by Don Cayo



Reviving poverty talk

What policies will reduce poverty – and how do we pay for them? [Issue 34, 2013]
by John Myles


Federal pharmacare

For the past six years, health care has been at the top of the federalism music chart. [Issue 18, 2006]
by Greg Marchildon



Where do we draw the line?

Gareth Morley and Finn Poschmann introduce the Law & Politics section of Issue 18 [Issue 18, 2006]
by Gareth Morley


The debate on Canadian campuses

Bringing back democracy and the spirit of scholarship [Inroads 16, 2005]
by Howard Stein



The rise and fall of Clara Brett Martin

Who was Clara Brett Martin and why would anyone want to put her name on a building, let alone tear it off? [First published in 1995.]
by Robert Martin