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Urban Affairs

Back on the Policy Agenda

by (author) Caroline Andrew, Katherine A.H. Graham & Susan D. Phillips

McGill-Queen's University Press
Initial publish date
Nov 2002
General, City Planning & Urban Development
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Canada's last experience with national urban policy-making was in the 1970s. The authors focus on what has happened since, exploring how both our city-regions and our ideas about the urban policy-making process have changed. The authors also examine both the past and present roles of the federal government, and what it can and should do in the future. Contributors include Caroline Andrew, Paul Born (Tamarack Institute for Community Engagement, Cambridge), Kenneth Cameron (FCIP, Policy and Planning, Greater Vancouver Regional District), W. Michael Fenn, (Ontario Deputy Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing), Pierre Filion (University of Waterloo), Katherine Graham, Pierre Hamel (Université de Montréal), Christopher Leo (University of Winnipeg), Barbara Levine (World University Service of Canada), Sherilyn MacGregor (PhD, Environmental Studies, York University), Warren Magnusson (University of Victoria), Beth Moore Milroy (Ryerson University), Merle Nicholds (former Mayor of Kanata), Evelyn Peters (University of Saskatchewan), Susan Phillips, Valerie Preston (York University), Andrew Sancton (University of Western Ontario), Lisa Shaw (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives), Enid Slack (Enid Slack Consulting Inc.), Sherri Torjman (Caledon Institute of Social Policy), Carolyn Whitzman (doctoral candidate, School of Geography and Geology, McMaster University), David Wolfe (University of Toronto), and Madeleine Wong (University of Wisconsin).

About the authors

Caroline Andrew is professor at the School of Political Studies and director of the Centre on Governance at the University of Ottawa. She co-edited Accounting for Culture: Thinking Through Cultural Citizenship (University of Ottawa Press, 2005).

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Katherine A.H. Graham is professor of public policy and administration and senior advisor to the provost at Carleton University.Caroline Andrew is director of the Centre on Governance at the University of Ottawa.

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Editorial Reviews

"An important contribution to Canadian public policy, both timely and significant. Many of the chapters are stimulating and provide new perspectives on old issues." Alan F.J Artibise, College of Urban and Public Affairs, University of New Orleans "A significant and useful contribution to its field, especially since Canadian and global life at the start of the twenty-first century is now highly urbanized. It sets the context for the renewed urban agenda focus in Canada. An excellent book.." Patrick J. Smith, Political Science, Simon Fraser University

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