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1 Changing the culture of forestry in Canada : building effective institutions for Aboriginal engagement in sustainable forest management / Marc G. Stevenson and David C. Natcher (editors). Toronto : CCI Press and Sustainable Forest Management Network, 2009. iv, 226 p. Occasional publication series ; no. 60.

Co-published by Sustainable Forest Management Network.

SD 145 Cha Indigenous methodologies : characteristics, conversations and contexts / Margaret Kovach. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2009. ix, 201 p.

E 76.7 Kov Mentally healthy communities : Aboriginal perspectives / Canadian Population Health Initiative. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Health Information, 2009. iii, 42 p.

Archived in English by Library and Archives Canada: http://dsppsd.pwgsc.gc.ca/collection_2009/icis-cihi/H118-58-2009E.pdf Canada CIHI The duty to consult : new relationships with Aboriginal peoples / Dwight G.

Newman. Saskatoon : Purich Publishing Limited, 2009. 127 p. Purich's aboriginal issues series.

KE 7709 New The road to Aboriginal authority over child and family services : considerations for an effective transition / by Kelly A. MacDonald. Vancouver : Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC Office, 2008. 43 p. November 2008.

E 98.S67 Mac AGRICULTURE & FOOD Indigenous peoples' food systems : the many dimensions of culture, diversity and environment for nutrition and health / Harriet V. Kuhnlein, Bill Erasmus and Dina Spigelski. Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2009.

x, 339 p.


Policy synopsis : Keystone Agricultural Producers. Winnipeg : Keystone Agricultural Producers, 2009. 60 p. April 2009.

S147 Pol The food mail pilot projects : achievements and challenges / Jody B. Glacken and Frederick Hill. Ottawa : Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, 2009. ix, 40 p. Copublished with Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians. Archived in English by Library and Archives Canada: http://dsppsd.pwgsc.gc.ca/collection_2009/ainc-inac/R3-102-2009E.pdf Canada IndNA

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"This little farmer went to market..." : an economic impact study of the member markets of the Farmers' Markets Association of Manitoba Cooperative / prepared by Dungannon Consulting Services. Dominion City, Man. : Dungannon Consulting Services, 2008. 36, 5 p. December 2008.

HF 5472.M3 Thi BIOGRAPHY Gabriel Dumont speaks / Gabriel Dumont ; translated by Michael Barnholden.

Vancouver : Talonbooks, 2009. 96 p. Translated from the French.

CT 1 Dumont, G. Dum True patriot love : four generations in search of Canada / Michael Ignatieff.

Toronto : Viking Canada, 2009. ix, 211 p.

CT 2 Grant Ign


A CN trade forum : the Obama administration and Canada : one year on / Grant Aldonas. Edmonton : Western Centre for Economic Research, University of Alberta,

2009. 29 p. Information bulletin ; no.129.

HB 31 Alb ib129

Beyond the bubble : imagining a new Canadian economy / James Laxer. Toronto:

Between the Lines, 2009. ix, 254 p.

HC 115 Lax Bringing the provinces back in : creating a federated Canadian charities council / by Adam Aptowitzer. Toronto : C.D. Howe Institute, 2009. 17 p. Commentary ; no.

300. November 2009.

HC 113 HowC no.300 Canada's difficult experience in reducing inflation : cautionary lessons / by John Crow. Toronto : C.D. Howe Institute, 2009. 14 p. Commentary ; no. 299. November 2009.

HC 113 HowC no.299

Canada's economic action plan : a guide to benefits and programs. Ottawa :

Government of Canada, 2009. x, 168 p. May 2009.

Canada Finance Creating an advantage in global capital markets : final report and

recommendations / Expert Panel on Securities Regulation in Canada. Ottawa :

Department of Finance, 2009. 97 p. January 2009.

Canada SpR 2008 Securities

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Growing up in North America : the economic well-being of children in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. Ottawa : Canadian Council on Social Development, 2009. 55 p. Co-published by: The Annie E. Casey Foundation and Red Por Los Derechos de la Infancia en Mexico.

HQ 792.N7 Gro How Ottawa spends. Toronto : J. Lorimer & Co. Prepared at the School of Public Administration, Carleton University. CURRENT ED.: 2009/10. 308 p. "Economic upheaval and political dysfunction".

HJ 7660 How Innovation in the Canadian manufacturing sector : results from the survey of innovation 2005 / by Mark Uhrbach. Ottawa : Statistics Canada, Business Special Surveys and Technology Statistics Division, 2009. 35 p. August 2009. Archived in English by Library and Archives Canada: http://epe.lacbac.gc.ca/100/200/301/statcan/science_innovation88f0006e/2009/02/88f0006x2009002-eng.pdf Working paper.

Canada StatsCan 88F0006X no.2 Look before you leap : a skeptical view of proposals to meld macro and microprudential regulation / Nick Le Pan. Toronto : C.D. Howe Institute, 2009. 18 p.

September 2009.

HC 113 HowC no.296 New housing and the Harmonized Sales Tax : lessons from Ontario / by Bev Dahlby, Michael Smart and Benjamin Dachis. Toronto : C.D. Howe Institute, 2009.

11 p. Backgrounder ; no. 119. October 2009.

HC 113 HowC no.119 The Canadian manufacturing sector : adapting to challenges / by John R. Baldwin and Ryan Macdonald. Ottawa : Statistics Canada, Economic Analysis Division,

2009. 57 p. August 2009. Archived in English by Library and Archives Canada:

http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/200/301/statcan/economic_analysis_11f0027e/2009/057/11f0027m2009057-eng.pdf Economic analysis research paper series ;

no. 057.

Canada StatCan 11F0027MIE no. 057 The impact of sales tax harmonization in Ontario and B.C. on Canadian inflation.

Toronto : Toronto-Dominion Bank, 2009. 8 p. September 18, 2009.

HJ 5715.C2 Tor

The path to prosperity : internationally competitive rates and a level playing field :

the 2009 Federal-Provincial tax competitiveness report / by Duanjie Chen and Jack M. Mintz. Toronto : C.D. Howe Institute, 2009. 17 p. September 2009.

Commentary ; no. 295.

HC 113 HowC no.295



Canadian post-secondary education : a positive record - an uncertain future / Canadian Council on Learning. Ottawa : Canadian Council on Learning = Conseil canadien sur l'apprentissage, 2007. vi, 154 p. Archived in English by Library and Archives Canada: http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/200/300/cclcca/post_secondary_education-e/PSEreport-e.pdf LA 417.5 Can Dropouts : the Achilles' heel of Canada's high-school system / by John Richards.

Toronto : C.D. Howe Institute, 2009. 23 p. October 2009. Commentary ; no. 298.

HC 113 HowC no.298 Education and labour market transitions in young adulthood / by Danielle Shaienks and Tomasz Gluszynski. Ottawa : Statistics Canada, Culture, Tourism and the Centre for Education Statistics, 2009. 38 p. Co-published by: Human Resources and

Skills Development Canada. Archived in English by Library and Archives Canada:

http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/200/301/statcan/culture_tourism_research_81-595e/2009/075/81-595-m2009075-eng.pdf Research paper ; no. 075.

Canada StatCan 81-595-M no. 075 Post-secondary education in Canada : strategies for success / Canadian Council on Learning. Ottawa : Canadian Council on Learning = Conseil canadien sur l'apprentissage, 2007. 189 p.

LA 417.5 Pos State of learning in Canada : no time for complacency / Canadian Council on Learning. Ottawa : Canadian Council on Learning = Conseil canadien sur l'apprentissage, 2007. ii, 128 p. + 1 CD-ROM. Archived in English by Library and Archives Canada: http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/200/300/cclcca/state_of_learning-e/solr_e.pdf LA 412 Sta Unlocking Canada's potential : the state of workplace and adult learning in Canada / Canadian Council on Learning. Ottawa : Canadian Council on

Learning, 2007. 35 p. Archived in English by Library and Archives Canada:

http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/200/300/ccl-cca/unlockinge/state_of_workplace.pdf LC 154 Unl Which fields pay, which fields don't ? : an examination of the returns to university

education in Canada by detailed field of study / by Alan Stark. Ottawa :

Department of Finance, Economic and Fiscal Policy Branch, 2007. 35 p. February

2007. Archived in English by Library and Archives Canada: http://epe.lacbac.gc.ca/100/200/301/finance/working_papers-ef/2007/wp2007-03e.pdf Working paper ; 2007-03.

Canada Finance E&FPB wp2007-03


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Places : linking nature, culture and planning / J. Gordon Nelson and Patrick L.

Lawrence. Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 2009. xx, 499 p. Energy, ecology, & the environment ; 1 HC 79.E5 Nat Planning sustainable cities : global report on human settlements 2009 / United Nations Human Settlements Programme. Nairobi, Kenya : United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat), 2009. xxx, 306 p.

U.N. ST HS (058) S495 2009 Quebec's green future : the lowest-cost route to greenhouse gas reductions / by Jean-Thomas Bernard and Jean-Yves Duclos. Toronto : C.D. Howe Institute, 2009.

8 p. October 2009. Backgrounder ; no. 118.

HC 113 HowC no.118 The outlook for the global supply of oil : running on faith? / by Olivier Gervais and Ilan Kolet. Ottawa : Bank of Canada, International Economic Analysis Department,

2009. iii, 12 p. Discussion paper ; 2009-9. July 2009. Archived in English by Library and Archives Canada: http://epe.lacbac.gc.ca/100/200/301/bankofcanada/discussion_papers/2009/FB3-4-2009E.pdf Canada BankofC dp 2009-09

Vital forest graphics / authors and contributors Frédéric Achard... [et al.]. Nairobi :

United Nations Environment Programme : Food and Agriculture Oganization of the United Nations : United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat, 2009. 69 p.

U.N. UNEP HEALTH Canadian health policy failures : what's wrong? who gets hurt? why nothing changes / Brett J. Skinner. Vancouver : The Fraser Institute, 2009. xi, 266 p.

RA 395.C3 Ski Frameworks of integrated care for the elderly : a systematic review / Margaret MacAdam. Ottawa : Canadian Policy Research Networks, 2008. iv, 29 p. April

2008. CPRN research report.

RC 952.5 Mac Overview of the cost of training health professionals : research report / prepared

by OLCDB - Official Languages Community Development Bureau. Ottawa :

Health Canada, 2009. 34 p. January 2008. Archived in English by Library and Archives Canada: http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/200/301/hcanscan/overview_cost_training-e/H29-1-2009E.pdf Canada Health

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Age of the offered hand : the cross-border partnership between President George H.W. Bush and Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, a documentary history / introductions by Derek H. Burney and Robert Mosbacher ; edited by James McGrath and Arthur Milnes. Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2009. xvii, 166 p., 16 pages of plates. Library of political leadership occasional series ; v. 3.

HF 1746 Age Blowback : a Canadian history of Agent Orange and the war at home / Chris Arsenault. Halifax : Fernwood Publishing, 2008. 115 p.

RA 1242.T44 Ars Canada-US border securitization : implications for binational cooperation / Donald K. Alper and James Loucky. Orono, Maine : Canadian-American Center, University of Maine at Orono, 2007. 44 p. November 2007. Canadian-American public policy ; no. 72.

Periodicals CanAmerpp no.72 Chasing a mirage : the tragic illusion of an Islamic state / Tarek Fatah. Mississauga, Ont. : John Wiley & Sons Canada, 2008. xx, 410 p.

BP 163 Fat Mexico, OECD economic surveys. Paris : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. CURRENT ED.: Volume 2009/11 July 2009. 133 p. Publisher's website: http://www.oecd.org OECD economic surveys.


The absence of governance : climate change in Canada and the United States / Barry G. Rabe. Orono, Maine : Canadian-American Center, University of Maine at Orono, 2008. 44 p. February 2008. Canadian-American public policy ; no. 73.

Periodicals CanAmerpp no.73 Who owns the Arctic? : understanding sovereignty disputes in the north / Michael Byers. Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, 2009. x, 179 p.

FC 191 Bye


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