McGill Institute for the Study of Canada news
Now available for pre-order: Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of Canada, 1867-1917
Modern states have everywhere been born of tax revolts, and Canada was no exception. "This book shows that the history of taxation is not only important - it can also be provocative, infuriating, and exciting. Tax, Order, and Good Government is an essential read for all historians of Canada." — Eric Sager, University of Victoria
The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is excited to announce that a work written by MISC co-founder Charles Bronfman was recently included in the long list for the National Business Book Award. Distilled: A Memoir of Family, Seagram, Baseball, and Philanthropy, is a personal account of Charles Bronfman's life experiences as they relate to familial relationships, landing Canada's first baseball franchise, promoting Canadian identity through Heritage Minutes, and the impact of the sale of Seagram.
Last year, Justin Trudeau, the son of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau, became Canada’s new leader, ending 10 years of Stephen Harper rule.
Prentice gives keynote at annual MISC conference By Pascal Zamprelli “What better time to discuss Canadian water,” asked Canada’s Environment Minister Jim Prentice as he addressed the packed Faculty Club, “because water will become a key issue for decision makers, and it deserves to be near the top of the policy agenda.” And what better place than [...]
The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year by hosting a major conference on the theme of "Canada in the World." Join us at the Omni Mont-Royal Hotel in Montreal from Feb. 16-18, 2005, for expert presentations and lively panel discussions on the subject of Canada and its role in international affairs.