The Maritime Provinces: looking to the future (bilingual)

Donald J. Savoie

288 pages
ISBN 088659-027-2

This book was born out of a desire to stimulate discussion within the region about the future of the three Maritime provinces. The collection opens with an historical overview. A number of essays discuss the issues of transfer payments while others look at past efforts to promote interprovincial cooperation in the region. The book is written in a highly accessible style because we want to reach Maritimers from all walks of life and encourage them to take a keen interest in their economic future.

Table of Contents
Préface / Preface
1. Introduction, Donald J. Savoie et Ralph Winter

Part I: The Setting
2. Looking Backward: Reflections on the Maritime Experience in an Evolving Canadian Constitution, Ernest Forbes
3. Les provinces Maritimes : profil économique, Maurice Beaudin
4. The Maritime Provinces in an Information Economy, Rodolphe H. Lamarche

Part II: Attempts at Development
5. VENI, VIDI, VICI : Le cas des efforts de développement régional au Canada atlantique?, Pierre-Marcel Desjardins
6. Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: The Case of Cape Breton, Benjamin Higgins
7. Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: The Case of Moncton, Benjamin Higgins and Andrew Breau
8. Regional Development: The Case of Prince Edward island, Donald J. Savoie

Part III: The Political Environment
9. Federal-Provincial Fiscal Relations and Maritime Union, Ralph Winter
10. À quand la coopération entre les provinces Maritimes?, Donald J. Savoie
11. The Maritimes: Looking to Ottawa with Clout, Herman Bakvis
12. Looking Ahead, Donald J. Savoie

About the Author: Donald Savoie holds the Canada Research Chair in Public Administration and Governance (Tier 1) at the Université de Moncton. He has won numerous awards, including the 2016 Donner Prize for What Is Government Good At? He has been made an Officer of the Order of Canada (1993), elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (1992), and received seven honorary doctorates from Canadian universities.

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