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Author: Margaret Haerens
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2011.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
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Discusses the domestic and foreign policy issues facing Canada today, including environmental policies, the economy, the health care system, the freedom of expression, and their relations with the United States.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Haerens
ISBN: 9780737752113 0737752114 9780737752120 0737752122
OCLC Number: 663953676
Description: 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1. What domestic issues are affecting Canada? --
Canada has made much environmental progress / Kenneth P. Green and Ben Eisen --
Canada's environmental policies have led to worldwide criticism / Jonathon Gatehouse --
Canada's economy has not been hard-hit by the global economic recession / Keith B. Richburg --
Canada's economy is suffering from the global economic recession / Roger Annis --
Canada's health care is a good system / Holly Dressel --
Canada's health care is not a good system / Doug Wilson --
Quebec separatism is a dead issue / Conrad Black --
Quebec separatism is still a viable issue / CK --
Chapter 2. What are the major foreign policy issues in Canada? --
Canadian military efforts in Afghanistan are laudable / Tim Fernholz --
Canada should pull its troops out of Afghanistan / David Orchard --
Canada has sovereignty over the Arctic Straits / Stephen Harper --
Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic Straits is disputed / Mike Blanchfield and Randy Boswell --
Canada should not slash foreign aid / Gerry Barr --
Canada should focus less on amount of aid and more on using it efficiently / Beverley J. Oda --
Chapter 3. What challenges to freedom of expression does Canada face? --
Canada's human rights commissions infringe on free speech / Ezra Levant --
Canada's human rights commissions are vital to protecting free speech / Jennifer Lynch --
Canada's human rights commissions must be reformed / Aaron Goldstein --
Canada should maintain fair cultural nationalist policies / P.J. Worsfold --
Quebec should not ban the niqab / Thea Lim --
Chapter 4. What issues are impacting Canada-US relations? --
Canada and the United States still have a "special relationship" / US Department of State --
The Canada-US relationship has changed / Brian Bow --
Canada should intervene in the Omar Khadr case / Dahlia Lithwick --
Canada is not going to interfere in the Omar Khadr case / Sheldon Alberts and Steven Edwards --
Canada's security policies are too lax / Paul Rosenzweig --
America's security policies are too stringent / Luiza Ch. Savage with John Geddes --
Canada should protect its water from the United States / Tony Clarke --
Canada should share its water with the United States / Chris Wood.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Margaret Haerens, book editor.

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Discusses the domestic and foreign policy issues facing Canada today, including environmental policies, the economy, the health care system, the freedom of expression, and their relations with the United States.

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