Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68
The British Navy's Show of Force at the Time of ConfederationBy Cheryl MacDonald
This book tells the story of three British gunboats that patrolled the Great lakes in the aftermath of the US Civil War when Canada was negotiating Confederation and under Fenian attack. Cheryl MacDonald explores the impact of Fenian invasions on Canada and how the presence of the gunboats helped guarantee Canadian sovereignty.
Doctors in Denial
Why Big Pharma and the Canadian medical profession are too close for comfortBy Joel Lexchin, MD, Foreword by Dr. Brian Goldman
In this book, Dr. Joel Lexchin examines the relationship between physicians and the pharmaceutical industry, urging for change in the Canadian medical profession and explaining how doctors have become dependents of the drug companies instead of champions of patients' health.
Rivals for Power: Ottawa and the Provinces
The contentious history of the Canadian federationBy Ed Whitcomb
This book provides a history of Canadian federalism and the various politicians over the years who have engaged in an ongoing push and pull over power between Ottawa and the provinces. Ed Whitcomb examines their past successes and failures and the ongoing challenges to the country's unity.
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