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The best man for the job : Joe Fratesi and the politics of Sault Ste. Marie

Author: Harvey R Sims
Publisher: Toronto : ECW Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring the why and the how of civic corruption in a Northern Ontario city, this compelling story begins in the late 1980s, when the official languages policies of Pierre Trudeau, Brian Mulroney, and David Peterson collided with the Sault's deep-rooted resistance to bilingualism. The man at the center of the uproar over the city's infamous English-only resolution was Mayor Joe Fratesi, whose unwavering support for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sims, Harvey R.
Best man for the job.
Toronto : ECW Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)46628184
Named Person: Joe Fratesi; Joe Fratesi
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey R Sims
ISBN: 9781554905928 1554905923
OCLC Number: 608501370
Description: 1 online resource (270 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; Dedication; Table of Contents; A New City Administrator for Sault Ste. Marie; The Road to the English-Only Resolution; Whacking the French Pays Rich Dividends, But Has Its Costs; Joe Fratesi Finds His New Job; Joe Fratesi Loses His New Job, But Gets It Back Again; Convictions and Values; More Convictions and Values; The Worst of the Affair; The End of the Affair; Joe Fratesi's Decade and Its Legacy; Notes; Back Cover.
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Exploring the why and the how of civic corruption in a Northern Ontario city, this compelling story begins in the late 1980s, when the official languages policies of Pierre Trudeau, Brian Mulroney, and David Peterson collided with the Sault's deep-rooted resistance to bilingualism. The man at the center of the uproar over the city's infamous English-only resolution was Mayor Joe Fratesi, whose unwavering support for the resolution made him a wildly popular local hero. Unfortunately for him, it also killed any chance of his being appointed a judge, which sent him looking in other directions for.

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