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Forced Growth

Five Studies of Government Involvement in the Development of Canada

by (author) Philip Mathias

introduction by Abraham Rotstein

Publisher
James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Initial publish date
Jan 1971
Category
Economic Development
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780888620149
    Publish Date
    Jan 1971
    List Price
    $45.00
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780888620132
    Publish Date
    Jan 1971
    List Price
    $14.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781552771556
    Publish Date
    Feb 2008
    List Price
    $29.95

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Description

Here is the amazing inside story of how unknown European promoters got $92 million from successive Manitoba governments to build a pulp and paper complex at the The Pas - a complex which was then called into receivership by the government and was the subject of a judicial enquiry.
Philip Mathias first broke the story of Churchill Forest Industries in the pages of the Financial Post . In Forced Growth he gives a full and fascinating account of this often incredible adventure.

About the authors

PHILIP MATHIAS is a former editor of Canadian Forum. He has written widely on business affairs in Canada and in England.

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ABRAHAM ROTSTEIN is Senior Fellow of Massey College and a member of the Department of Political Economy at the University of Toronto.

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