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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

Published on : 19 May 2017

Now published: Should We Change How We Vote?

An evaluation of the current electoral system in response to calls for its reform.

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Published on : 27 Mar 2017

MISC Co-Founder Charles Bronfman longlisted for the National Business Book Award

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. 

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Published on : 06 Mar 2017

Trudeau’s 1st year as a Prime Minister

Last year, Justin Trudeau, the son of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau, became Canada’s new leader, ending 10 years of Stephen Harper rule.

Published on : 13 Oct 2016

Distinguished leaders headline 
major conference on Canada-U.S. relations

Decision-makers from government, diplomatic corps and industry
 to discuss cross-border challenges

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Published on : 21 Mar 2011

Environment Minister delivers water reality check

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 [...]

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Published on : 31 Mar 2010

CuiZine hits virtual newsstands everywhere

McGill sets the table for new e-journal exploring Canadian food culture.

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Published on : 07 Jan 2009

Largest literary prize in history makes history

Renowned investment manager Peter Cundill establishes landmark non-fiction historical book prize at McGill

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Published on : 17 Apr 2008

Canada in the World

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.

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Published on : 19 Jan 2005