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Reinventing Canada is a contribution to the national debate on Canada’s future. The book offers a comprehensive analysis of the political, cultural, and economic trends underlying our crisis of national unity and identity. The ideas are new, controversial, even startling, and Westell explains complex subjects in layman’s language. Among the topics are the rise of economic globalism; the decline of social democracy, which has been a defining aspect of Canada’s identity; the failure of Canadian federalism and parliamentary government; and the urgent need to reinvent the way we govern ourselves.
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About the Author
Anthony Westell was a legendary political journalist from the 1950s onward. He was a member of the Globe and Mail 's editorial board, and later its Ottawa Bureau Chief, a national affairs columnist at the Toronto Star , editor of the Literary Review of Canada , and served as a senior associate with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He taught journalism at Carleton University, becoming associate dean and later director of the School of Journalism and Communication there. He died on April 1, 2017.