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Stretching the federation : the art of the state in Canada

Author: Robert Andrew Young; Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.). Institute of Intergovernmental Relations.
Publisher: Kingston, Ont. : Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen's University, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Strong movements are afoot in Canada to decentralize the design and delivery of many programs, and to clarify federal and provincial responsibilities. This volume presents contributions from practitioners and observers of this trend. It includes sweeping papers on the comparative evolution of federations, and on the question of whether decentralization is inherently conservative. There are also chapters on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stretching the federation.
Kingston, Ont. : Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen's University, 1999
(OCoLC)606371319
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Andrew Young; Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.). Institute of Intergovernmental Relations.
ISBN: 0889117772 9780889117778
OCLC Number: 41347285
Notes: Proceedings of a conference held Oct. 23-24, 1997 in London, Ontario.
Description: xiv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Robert Young --
Challenges to federalism: territory, function, and power in a globalizing world / Michael Keating --
Comment / Ronald L. Watts --
Efficiency, reliability, or innovation? : Managing overlap and interdependence in Canada's federal system of governance / Evert A. Lindquist --
Comment / Peter Meekison --
Paying for ACCESS: Province by province / Paul Boothe and Derek Hermanutz --
Comment / Harvey Lazar --
Decentralization in health policy: comments on the ACCESS proposals / Antonia Maioni --
Comment / John Richards --
The PIT and the pendulum: reflections on Ontario's proposal to mount its own personal income tax system / Thomas J. Courchene --
Comment / William Robson --
Comment / France St-Hilaire --
Is decentralization Conservative? : fedralism and the contemporary debate on the Canadian welfare state / Alain Noel --
Comment / Stephen Brooks --
Rapporteur's summary / David Cameron.
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