2 edition of Mel Hurtig speech on free trade. found in the catalog.
Mel Hurtig speech on free trade.
|Series||Mary Donaldson memorial lecture -- 1988|
|Contributions||Saskatchewan Library Association.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 17 p. :|
|Number of Pages||17|
It may be helpful to quote from both sides of this debate, and I'll begin with those who oppose free trade. In a recent speech Mel Hurtig, a vociferous advocate of Canadian nationalism, warned that the Americans intend to use free trade as a means to fulfil their old dream of "manifest destiny," in which the U.S. would control all of North America. Section 9: Appendices Mel Hurtig "Speech on Free Trade" Section 9: leather bound copy of their book with a gold leaf logo on it. Funding was on a shoestring, but the committee did apply to the Canada Council to do a short province-wide tour with the Size: KB.
Full Description: "When former Prime Minister John Turner abdicated from the campaign against Free Trade in the early 's, which actually had more popular votes than the pro "Free Trade" Brian Mulroney Progressive Conservative Party, the National Party promised to rise to the challenge. Led by self-declared Canadian nationalist Mel Hurtig, this federal party promised to save Canada from. Mel Hurtig loses his publishing company With mixed success, Edmonton’s brash, beetle-browed Mel Hurtig has trumpeted the cause of Canadian nationalism for more than 20 years. In , he was among those who formed the Committee for an Independent Canada, which lobbied successfully against foreign control of the nation’s culture and economy.
The catalyst for the hostility has been the controversial U.S.-Canada free trade agreement, a plan intended to tear down protectionist barriers on . Introduction You may have heard terms like NAFTA (N orth A merica F ree T rade A greement), FTAA (F ree T rade A greement of the A mericas), free trade and may be aware that some people are violently opposed, willing to risk their lives to protest. Never do .
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Mel Hurtig - Council of Canadians - Anti-NAFTA Speech Canadian author, political activist and patriot Mel Hurtig discusses the total failure of NAFTA and Free Trade as it relates to Canada. Notes. The resurgence of Mel Hurtig's, "The Betrayal of Canada", is prove that history does repeat itself.
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Mel Hurtig: a timeline of his life in books and politics Notable dates and events in the life of author, publisher and nationalist Mel Hurtig, who died Wednesday at the age of Social Sharing.
Hurtig, who opened Edmonton's first independent bookstore and went on to run for the federal Liberals, fight against free trade, publish The Canadian Encyclopedia, and write several searing Author: Ian Bailey. The Betrayal of Canada, published inwas the first book that Hurtig wrote.
On Oct. 6,the Edmonton Journal reprinted the concluding chapter of that book. Hurtig’s Firsts. Mel Hurtig didn’t start in the book business, but once there, he fell in love. In his autobiography At Twilight in the Country: Memoirs of a Canadian Nationalist, Hurtig said, “My years as a bookseller were exciting and stimulating and they changed me in a thousand ways.”.
Those years began in when he opened Hurtig Books at the age of Mel Hurtig — Edmonton publisher, bookseller, activist and publisher of The Canadian Encyclopedia — died Wednesday at the age of Tyee Books Mel Hurtig, Tough Love Patriot The author of 'The Truth about Canada' on damning stats, deluded pride, foreign control, and more.
Mel Hurtig's first book, The Betrayal of Canada, was the best-selling book in Canada in He received the Lester B. Pearson Man of the Year Peace Award () and has numerous honorary degrees. (quoted from the Fair te Canada web site)/5(2). In Victoria on in support of his latest book, "The Truth About Canada", Canada's premier Nationalist dishes the dirt on the media, corporate corruption and even the disappointing and.
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InHurtig opened a bookstore, Hurtig Books, in Edmonton. The store soon became a centre for the literary community and grew into one of the largest retail book operations in Canada. Hurtig sold his stores in and concentrated on publishing Canadian books under the imprint Hurtig Publishers; he was twice named Canadian Book Publisher of the Year (, ).
Edmonton bookseller, activist and publisher Mel Hurtig, whose "book empire expanded from bookselling to publishing," died August 3, CBC News was Hurtig opened an independent bookstore with $ inand by operated three highly successful stores in the city.
For more than four decades, Canadian nationalist, publisher and best-selling author, Mel Hurtig, has been warning Canadians about the negative influences of the excessive corporate takeover of Canada, including the impacts of foreign ownership and so-called free-trade agreements/5(59).
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This statistics-based book ranges across all areas of our lives — including health, wages, productivity, culture, the media (“the most concentrated in the world”), and much else. Mel Hurtig’s message is that we can’t do anything to fix the direction we’re drifting in unless we recognize it — and recognize The Truth About Canada.
AT hearings last month on Canada's free trade agreement with the United States, a member of Parliament from the ruling Conservative Party here offered a sarcastic greeting to Mel Hurtig. Mel Hurtig, Canadian nationalist, publisher, and best-selling author, has been warning Canadians about the negative influences of the excessive corporate takeover of Canada, including the impacts of foreign ownership and so-called free-trade agreements for over four decades.Mel Hurtig, OC (24 June – 3 August ) was a Canadian publisher, author, political activist, and political candidate.
He was president of the Edmonton Art Gallery, and a noted political activist who wrote several books critical of the Canadian government and its various policies. Mel_Hurtig -Missing: free trade.The truth about Canada: some important, some astonishing, some truly appalling things all Canadians should know about our country by Mel Hurtig (Book) 5 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.