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The Ugly Canadian: Mining the World

Cover of 'Ugly Canadian'

This two-part series is drawn from the second chapter of Yves Engler's book The Ugly Canadian: Stephen Harper's Foreign Policy, published in 2012 by RED Publishing and Fernwood Publishing. For more information about the book, click here.

In This Series

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The Ugly Canadian Digs In

When mining giants face local opposition around the globe, Harper's team hurries to help. Part one of two.

By Yves Engler, 21 Nov 2012


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Stephen Harper's Endless Campaign for Mining Profits

How Canada relentlessly pressures foreign governments on behalf of rich mining interests. Second of two.

By Yves Engler, 22 Nov 2012


Real Cities Give Their People Places to Pee

Public washrooms should be plentiful and accessible, says one scholar. And cities that do flush, flourish.

By Christopher Cheung