Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2006.

By: Mutimer, DavidSeries: Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public AffairsPublisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Edition: 3rd edDescription: 1 online resource (332 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781442663435Genre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2006DDC classification: 971.005 LOC classification: F1001.M885 2013Online resources: Click to View
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- Contributors -- Canadian calendar 2006 -- Editor's introduction - the year in review -- Parliament and politics -- Thirty-ninth general election -- Contestants -- Major party platforms and issues -- Swing to the Conservatives -- Results -- Liberal leadership transfer -- The NDP and Bloc hold steady -- Green Party leadership -- National institutions -- Cabinet -- Speech from the Throne -- Branding Canada's 'New Government' and the Conservatives' style -- House by-elections and caucus changes -- Fixed election dates -- Government accountability -- Patronage commissioner -- Senate reform -- Supreme Court -- Auditor general -- Ethics Commissioner -- National economy -- Economic indicators -- The Conservatives' first budget -- Trimming the fat, stirring the pot -- Autumn economic update -- Income trusts -- Trade -- Major policy areas -- Aboriginal affairs -- Recognition of the Quebecois -- Crime and punishment -- Kyoto and greenhouse emissions -- Same-Sex marriage reopened … and closed -- Extending the Afghanistan mission -- Special commission and inquiries -- Gomery Commission and the sponsorship scandal -- Maher Arar inquiry -- Air India Bombing Inquiry -- Personalities and controversies -- David Emerson and the ethics commissioner -- Wheat Board -- Office of the correctional investigator -- Foreign affairs and defence -- Foreign affairs -- Terrorism and Canada -- Prophet Mohammed cartoons -- Toronto 18 -- Air India -- Canadians kidnapped in Iraq -- The Khadrs -- Arar inquiry -- Crisis in Lebanon -- Major trade issues -- World Trade Organization -- Softwood lumber -- North American borders -- Canada-China relations -- International AIDS conference -- Defence policy -- Afghanistan -- Mission and debate -- Canadian casualties in Afghanistan -- Prime minister Harper's visit to Kandahar -- Arctic -- Defence procurement.
Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) -- North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) -- General Rick Hillier -- Municipal affairs -- Cities in the marketplace -- The culture of cities -- Regional governance -- Local democracy -- Cities in the confederation -- First Nations -- Federal developments -- Uncertain times - the federal election -- The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) -- Realignment of federal spending -- The budget -- Aboriginal Affairs Committee -- The First Nations Governance Act -- Human Rights Act -- Indian residential school settlement -- United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples -- AFN election -- Provincial and territorial developments -- British Columbia -- Government spending -- The Aboriginal Pilot Sales Program -- Treaty firsts -- The West -- The Gateway Pipeline -- The United Nations -- Governance -- Ontario -- Caledonia and the Haudensaunee -- Ongoing water crises -- Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) -- Quebec -- Lawsuit -- Rupert River Diversion Project (RRDP) -- Quebec Native Alliance (QNA) -- Maritimes: Treaty Rights -- The North -- Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Project -- The Nunavut Project -- British Columbia -- Federal election -- Emerson fallout after the election -- Federal cabinet includes four B.C. ministers -- Throne speech -- Budget -- Labour issues: marathon public-sector bargaining -- Labour issues: teachers bargaining -- Ferry sinking -- Highway of Tears -- Interprovincial cooperation -- Kelowna Accord -- Social services: the Hughes Report -- Health systems issues -- Mining accident -- Softwood lumber -- Forest fires -- Marc Emery -- Looking forward to the Olympics -- Spirit Bear: environmental protection -- Salmon farming -- Air India -- Pickton trial -- New president at UBC -- CMA chooses British Columbian -- Boil water advisory -- Economy -- Alberta -- The boom.
Managing the consequences of growth -- A new premier -- 2006 federal election -- Another health care reform founders -- The Legislature -- Other news -- Saskatchewan -- Elections -- Political parties -- Legislature -- Executive -- Budget -- Economy -- Judiciary -- Intergovernmental relations -- Aboriginal affairs -- Manitoba -- Economic developments -- The budget -- The legislative session -- Politics and political parties -- The federal election of 2006 -- Other events -- The Territories -- The North in national politics -- Territorial politics -- Economy -- Social issues -- Ontario -- Health -- Education -- Energy -- First Nations -- Social, labour, and legal issues -- Quebec -- Consensus on rejection, but not on direction -- Questioning state bureaucracy -- Dealing with public disapproval over policy -- The labour front: jobs lost and added, old conflicts resolved -- Ethnicity and difference: sensitivitiesover Quebec's national identity -- Quebec in Canada: committing to federalism -- Bracing up -- New Brunswick -- Premier Lord's last session -- The general election -- The ever-challenging public sector -- NB Power -- Health -- Education -- Natural resources sectors continue their decline -- Other stories that caught public attention -- The Miramichi Hospital fraud case -- The case of the Grand Manan Five -- The fight over Lord Beaverbrook's art gifts -- Agent Orange fallout at Camp Gagetown -- Liberal Premier Graham's cautious approach to governing -- Prince Edward Island -- Economy -- Fiscal events -- Politics and the legislature -- Other events -- Nova Scotia -- Politics -- The legislature -- The economy -- Intergovernmental relations -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Obituaries -- Election tables -- Index of names -- Index of subjects.
Summary: The 2006 installment of the series covers the thirty-ninth general election, in which the Conservative Party secured a minority government and Stephen Harper became Canada's twenty-second Prime Minister.
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Cover -- Contents -- Contributors -- Canadian calendar 2006 -- Editor's introduction - the year in review -- Parliament and politics -- Thirty-ninth general election -- Contestants -- Major party platforms and issues -- Swing to the Conservatives -- Results -- Liberal leadership transfer -- The NDP and Bloc hold steady -- Green Party leadership -- National institutions -- Cabinet -- Speech from the Throne -- Branding Canada's 'New Government' and the Conservatives' style -- House by-elections and caucus changes -- Fixed election dates -- Government accountability -- Patronage commissioner -- Senate reform -- Supreme Court -- Auditor general -- Ethics Commissioner -- National economy -- Economic indicators -- The Conservatives' first budget -- Trimming the fat, stirring the pot -- Autumn economic update -- Income trusts -- Trade -- Major policy areas -- Aboriginal affairs -- Recognition of the Quebecois -- Crime and punishment -- Kyoto and greenhouse emissions -- Same-Sex marriage reopened … and closed -- Extending the Afghanistan mission -- Special commission and inquiries -- Gomery Commission and the sponsorship scandal -- Maher Arar inquiry -- Air India Bombing Inquiry -- Personalities and controversies -- David Emerson and the ethics commissioner -- Wheat Board -- Office of the correctional investigator -- Foreign affairs and defence -- Foreign affairs -- Terrorism and Canada -- Prophet Mohammed cartoons -- Toronto 18 -- Air India -- Canadians kidnapped in Iraq -- The Khadrs -- Arar inquiry -- Crisis in Lebanon -- Major trade issues -- World Trade Organization -- Softwood lumber -- North American borders -- Canada-China relations -- International AIDS conference -- Defence policy -- Afghanistan -- Mission and debate -- Canadian casualties in Afghanistan -- Prime minister Harper's visit to Kandahar -- Arctic -- Defence procurement.

Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) -- North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) -- General Rick Hillier -- Municipal affairs -- Cities in the marketplace -- The culture of cities -- Regional governance -- Local democracy -- Cities in the confederation -- First Nations -- Federal developments -- Uncertain times - the federal election -- The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) -- Realignment of federal spending -- The budget -- Aboriginal Affairs Committee -- The First Nations Governance Act -- Human Rights Act -- Indian residential school settlement -- United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples -- AFN election -- Provincial and territorial developments -- British Columbia -- Government spending -- The Aboriginal Pilot Sales Program -- Treaty firsts -- The West -- The Gateway Pipeline -- The United Nations -- Governance -- Ontario -- Caledonia and the Haudensaunee -- Ongoing water crises -- Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) -- Quebec -- Lawsuit -- Rupert River Diversion Project (RRDP) -- Quebec Native Alliance (QNA) -- Maritimes: Treaty Rights -- The North -- Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Project -- The Nunavut Project -- British Columbia -- Federal election -- Emerson fallout after the election -- Federal cabinet includes four B.C. ministers -- Throne speech -- Budget -- Labour issues: marathon public-sector bargaining -- Labour issues: teachers bargaining -- Ferry sinking -- Highway of Tears -- Interprovincial cooperation -- Kelowna Accord -- Social services: the Hughes Report -- Health systems issues -- Mining accident -- Softwood lumber -- Forest fires -- Marc Emery -- Looking forward to the Olympics -- Spirit Bear: environmental protection -- Salmon farming -- Air India -- Pickton trial -- New president at UBC -- CMA chooses British Columbian -- Boil water advisory -- Economy -- Alberta -- The boom.

Managing the consequences of growth -- A new premier -- 2006 federal election -- Another health care reform founders -- The Legislature -- Other news -- Saskatchewan -- Elections -- Political parties -- Legislature -- Executive -- Budget -- Economy -- Judiciary -- Intergovernmental relations -- Aboriginal affairs -- Manitoba -- Economic developments -- The budget -- The legislative session -- Politics and political parties -- The federal election of 2006 -- Other events -- The Territories -- The North in national politics -- Territorial politics -- Economy -- Social issues -- Ontario -- Health -- Education -- Energy -- First Nations -- Social, labour, and legal issues -- Quebec -- Consensus on rejection, but not on direction -- Questioning state bureaucracy -- Dealing with public disapproval over policy -- The labour front: jobs lost and added, old conflicts resolved -- Ethnicity and difference: sensitivitiesover Quebec's national identity -- Quebec in Canada: committing to federalism -- Bracing up -- New Brunswick -- Premier Lord's last session -- The general election -- The ever-challenging public sector -- NB Power -- Health -- Education -- Natural resources sectors continue their decline -- Other stories that caught public attention -- The Miramichi Hospital fraud case -- The case of the Grand Manan Five -- The fight over Lord Beaverbrook's art gifts -- Agent Orange fallout at Camp Gagetown -- Liberal Premier Graham's cautious approach to governing -- Prince Edward Island -- Economy -- Fiscal events -- Politics and the legislature -- Other events -- Nova Scotia -- Politics -- The legislature -- The economy -- Intergovernmental relations -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Obituaries -- Election tables -- Index of names -- Index of subjects.

The 2006 installment of the series covers the thirty-ninth general election, in which the Conservative Party secured a minority government and Stephen Harper became Canada's twenty-second Prime Minister.

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