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ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᐃᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᓂᕕ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᒐᑦ - Inuit Women in The Arts

On September 25th, as part of Indigenous Awareness Weeks 2018, the Indigenous Studies Program hosted four incredible Inuit women in involved in the arts: Heather Igloliorte (ᓯᕈ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᐅᖅᑎ), Niap Saunders (ᓂᐊᑉ ᓴᓐᑐᔅ), Nina Segalowitz (ᓂᓇ ᓯᒐᓗᕕᑦᔅ), and Beatrice Deer (ᐱᐊᑐᐊᔅ ᑎᐅ). After presentations by each of the panelists, a warm and earnest discussion was had with the audience....

Published: 30 Oct 2018

Original Meaning Isn't Everything

This weekend, Christa Scholtz (Chair, Indigenous Studies Program & Associate Professor of Political Science) wrote a letter to the editor of the Montreal Gazette:

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Published: 22 Oct 2018

Daniel Béland appointed Full Professor of Political Science and Director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada

Daniel Béland appointed Full Professor of Political Science and Director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada

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Published: 27 Sep 2018

Daniel Béland nommé professeur titulaire de science politique et directeur de l'Institut d'études canadiennes de McGill

Daniel Béland nommé professeur titulaire de science politique et directeurde l'Institut d'études canadiennes de McGill

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Published: 27 Sep 2018

Prof. Elsbeth Heaman receives the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize for her book Tax, Order, and Good Government

Prof. Heaman has won the Governor General's History Award for Scholarly Research: The Sir John A. Macdonald Prize for her book Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of Canada, 1867-1917 (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017). Using extensive archival research from private papers, commissions, the press, and the government, Prof....

Published: 5 Sep 2018

MISC Interim Director Elsbeth Heaman winner of 2018 Canada Prize

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is happy to announce that the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences has named Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of Canada, 1867-1917  as the winner for the English category of the 2018 Canada Prize, "awarded to books that ma...

Published: 9 Apr 2018

MISC Interim Director Elsbeth Heaman named as finalist for Canada Prize

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is happy to announce that the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences has named Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of Canada, 1867-1917  as

Published: 12 Mar 2018

"Tax, Order, and Good Government" Shortlisted for Quebec Writers' Federation Prize

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is pleased to announce that the Quebec Writers' Federation has selected Tax, Order, and Good Government as a finalist for the Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction....

Published: 17 Oct 2017

Now published: 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

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Published: 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.

During the 2015 federal election, the Liberal Party pledged that, if elected, they would end the “first past the post” electoral system, where whichever candidate receives the most votes wins a riding even if they have not received a majority of all votes cast....

Published: 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....

Published: 6 Mar 2017