The Right Balance: Canada's Conservative Tradition

The Right Balance: Canada's Conservative Tradition

by Hugh Segal, Pamela Wallin

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In a manner that reflects his long-time academic and practitioner’s association with conservative politics and ideas in Canada, Hugh Segal traces the deep historical roots of Canadian conservatism and the themes that unite its pre- and post-confederation reality with today’s challenges and issues. The Right Balance connects the historical roots and exclusive intellectual principles of Canadian conservatism to the fundamental idea of Canada with a new and insightful perspective.

Provocative and timely, this book puts the present Stephen Harper–led Conservatives into a dynamic historical context and gives readers fresh insights into how Canadian Conservatism is different and why, providing depth and texture to today’s headlines. The Right Balance will appeal to both adults and students who are interested in the economics,

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781553657903
Publisher: Douglas and McIntyre (2013) Ltd.
Publication date: 02/19/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 264
File size: 469 KB

About the Author

Senator Hugh Segal has written several books on the Canadian Conservative Party's politics and ideas, including the Canadian national bestseller No Surrender. As a senior aide and constitutional advisor to a Prime Minister and two Ontario Premiers; head of a major Canadian think tank; professor and senior fellow at Queen's School of Policy Studies; and now a Liberal-appointed Conservative senator, he has a unique vantage point on Tory history and prospects. Segal was also a Star and Financial Post columnist and a regular panelist on CTV, PBS and CBC. In 2003, he received the Order of Canada. He lives in Kingston, Ontario.

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