By Mel Hurtig
Popular as a passionate Canadian, bestselling writer Mel Hurtig has combed via global records to determine how Canada relatively measures up -- and the consequences are spectacular, and sometimes shocking.
This publication is ready how Canada has replaced, greatly for the more severe, within the final two decades. due to those profound (often hidden) adjustments, we're not the folk we expect we're. To take one instance, the Canadian media often leaves us with the effect that Canadians are relatively seriously taxed. certain, in comparison to the united states, the standard element of comparability. No, in comparison to different nations with our lifestyle, different OECD nations, for instance; there we are available twenty third at the high-tax scale.
The shocks during this booklet building up, bankruptcy through bankruptcy. How will we rank on this planet in voter turnout? attempt 109th. variety of physicians consistent with 100,000 inhabitants? try out 54th. Our rank in decreasing toxins? 126th out of 146 countries.
Some of the facts are inner, evaluating Canada then and now. They again up of the book's strongest subject matters: the failure of Canadian tremendous company to show list gains into ongoing funding in our nation, and (no twist of fate) the sellout of our resources at a fee that no different kingdom might allow.
This statistics-based e-book levels throughout all parts of our lives -- together with overall healthiness, wages, productiveness, tradition, the media (the such a lot centred within the world), and masses else. Mel Hurtig's message is that we can't do something to mend the path we're drifting in until we realize it -- and realize the reality approximately Canada.
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Elections ADITYA SONDHI 13. Emergency Powers RAHUL SAGAR 14. Constitutional Amendment MADHAV KHOSLA PART IV SEPARATION OF POWERS 15. Separation of Powers JUSTICE (RETD) RUMA PAL 16. Legislature: Composition, Qualifications, and Disqualifications MR MADHAVAN 17. Legislature: Privileges and Process SIDHARTH CHAUHAN 18. Executive SHUBHANKAR DAM 19. Judicial Architecture and Capacity NICK ROBINSON 20. Judicial Independence JUSTICE (RETD) BN SRIKRISHNA 21. Jurisdiction RAEESA VAKIL 22. The Administrative and Regulatory State TV SOMANATHAN 23.
Legislature: Composition, Qualifications, and Disqualifications MR MADHAVAN 17. Legislature: Privileges and Process SIDHARTH CHAUHAN 18. Executive SHUBHANKAR DAM 19. Judicial Architecture and Capacity NICK ROBINSON 20. Judicial Independence JUSTICE (RETD) BN SRIKRISHNA 21. Jurisdiction RAEESA VAKIL 22. The Administrative and Regulatory State TV SOMANATHAN 23. Tribunals ARUN K THIRUVENGADAM 24. Review of Administrative Action PRATEEK JALAN AND RITIN RAI PART V FEDERALISM 25. The Federal Scheme MAHENDRA PAL SINGH 26.
Life and Personal Liberty ANUP SURENDRANATH 43. Due Process ABHINAV CHANDRACHUD 44. Criminal Law and the Constitution APARNA CHANDRA AND MRINAL SATISH 45. Free Speech and Expression LAWRENCE LIANG 46. Assembly and Association MENAKA GURUSWAMY 47. Movement and Residence ANIRUDH BURMAN 48. Profession, Occupation, Trade, or Business VIKRAMADITYA S KHANNA 49. Secularism and Religious Freedom RONOJOY SEN 50. Personal Laws FLAVIA AGNES 51. Minority Educational Institutions K VIVEK REDDY 52. Property NAMITA WAHI PART VIII THE GOVERNMENT’S LEGAL PERSONALITY 53.