How Ottawa Spends, 2004-2005: Mandate Change and Continuity in the Paul Martin Era

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Oct 19, 2004 - Business & Economics - 296 pages
The twenty-fifth edition of "How Ottawa Spends" assesses the priorities, initial spending, and policy initiatives of the new Paul Martin era. Writing in the context of the Liberal Party's internal regime change and the formation of a new Conservative Party, contributors to this volume examine key issues of Canadian national politics and policy, including Canada-U.S. relations; the cities agenda; social policy, ethics and public trust; policies on children, energy, sustainable development policy and implementing the Kyoto Protocol; smart regulation and natural resources; Atlantic Canada fisheries; innovation policy and the services sector; the central agencies and governing from the centre; and next-generation renewal of the federal public service.
 

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Contents

From Coronation to Contest
5
Fiscal Imbalance as Government Failure
25
The Emerging Policy Shift in Canadaus Relations
46
The Cities Agenda
70
Innovation Services and the Transformation
89
social union
109
energy resources and environment
173
The Challenge
222
Smart Regulation Regulatory Congestion
245
The Next Generation? Recruitment and Renewal
277
The Office of Ethics Commissioner Accountability
296
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G. Bruce Doern is professor, public administration and public policy, Carleton University, and politics, University of Exeter.

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