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This, Our Province

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Book review regarding The State of Quebec, Desbarats' commentary on the historical developments which gave rise to the province of Quebec.

Provocative Analysis of Canada's Problems

London, Ontario

A generally positive review on Desbarats's "Looking Forward in Anguish: Canada Lost, Canada Found". Craig praises Desbarats on his level of critical overview of the key points leading up to Canada's political environment during the…

Canada Lost, Canada Found

A negative review on Desbarats's polemic book "Canada Lost, Canada Found". Sheppard describes Desbarats's work as taking a rather cold and bitter analystical mindset whilst probing at the collective conscientiousness of Canadians at first, before…

A Declaration of Faith

Montreal, Quebec

A positive review on Desbarats's polemicist view on the national outlook of Canada. Zolf discusses the major points brought on through Desbarats's marshalled portrayal of the political situation within Canada - including the…

Desbarats' Biography Probes Paradoxes of Levesque

Montreal, Quebec

Richmond's interview with Peter Desbarats, following the release of Desbarats's book "Rene: A Canadian". Discussions on Rene Levesque's reactions to the biography, as well as Desbarats's own interviews with the contributors of his…

Helping To Enlighten The "Two Solitudes"

Montreal, Quebec

Gason's favourable review on Peter Desbarats book “The State of Quebec: A Journalist’s View of the Quiet Revolution.” Gascon views the work as intelligent and “well documented”, as well as noting that Desbarats understanding of…

Sometimes the Naked Animal Escapes

Ottawa, Ontario

The article focuses on a book by Richard Simeon of Queens University, entitled The Making of Recent Policy in Canada. The book argues that much of Canada’s supposed policy making through the last 10 years was really an illusion to…