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The Arrogant Autocrat

Stephen Harper's Takeover of Canada

by (author) Mel Hurtig

narrator Michael Puttonen

Publisher
Post Hypnotic Press
Initial publish date
Jan 2017
Category
  • Audio disc

    ISBN
    9781772560275
    Publish Date
    Jan 2017
    List Price
    $26.00
  • Downloadable audio file

    ISBN
    9781772560282
    Publish Date
    Jan 2017
    List Price
    $20.00
  • CD-Audio

    ISBN
    9781772560268
    Publish Date
    Jan 2017
    List Price
    $50.00

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Mel Hurtig, Canadian nationalist, publisher, 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. In this short but important book, Mel Hurtig turns his attention to the devastating impact that the Stephen Harper government has had on Canada, radically altering the democratic, social and economic fabric of the country. He shows how Stephen Harper's single-minded pursuit of big oil and the tar sands, at a time when the world must take dramatic action to arrest climate change, has inflicted enormous damage on our country and on our international reputation. He contends that Harper rose to power with an agenda so contrary to Canadian principles and values, that the only way he could pursue it was through a takeover of Canadian democracy. Mel Hurtig is the legendary Edmonton bookseller, publisher and creator of The Canadian Encyclopedia who became a political activist, then an author in 1991 with his huge bestseller The Betrayal of Canada. He is also the author of Pay the Rent or Feed the Kids, The Vanishing Country, Rushing to Armageddon and The Truth About Canada. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada, and has received many honorary degrees and other honours. He lives in Vancouver.

About the authors

Mel Hurtig is a political activist (founder of the Council of Canadians and leader of the National Party of Canada); a publisher (he oversaw the creation of The Canadian Encyclopedia) and the author of seven books (many of them national bestsellers). He is a Member of the Order of Canada and lives in Vancouver, BC.

Mel Hurtig's profile page

Sue Reed is a registered Landscape Architect with thirty years' experience designing sustainable landscapes that are ecologically rich, energy efficient, and climate-responsive. Sue served for 14 years as adjunct faculty at the Conway School of Landscape Design and has led numerous workshops on the subject of ecological landscaping. Sue is the author of Energy-Wise Landscape Design, for which she also provided much of the photography.

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