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Eric Kierans

Eric W. Kierans (1914-2004) was a Canadian economist, business leader, politician, and writer. Born in Montreal and educated at Loyola College and McGill University, his career included that of president of the Montreal and Canadian stock exchanges, extensive business experience, director of the McGill School of Commerce, as well as the political offices of minister of revenue for Quebec, minister of health for Quebec, president of the Quebec Liberal Federation, candidacy for the federal leadership (Liberal) in 1968, and federal cabinet minister in Pierre Elliott Trudeau's first government with the positions of postmaster general and minister of communications. His books include Challenge of Confidence: Kierans on Canada and his memoirs, Remembering. Eric Kierans was made an officer of the Order of Canada in 1995.

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The Lost Massey Lectures

The Lost Massey Lectures

Recovered Classics from Five Great Thinkers
also available: Paperback
tagged : essays
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Louder Voices

Louder Voices

The Corporate Welfare Bums
by David Lewis
introduction by Eric Kierans
also available: Hardcover
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