Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Books and a movie that document how Canadians have been misgoverned by national, provincial and municipal leaders.

Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Cost of the 21st Olympiad (1976 Montreal Olympics) by Quebec Superior Court Justice Albert Malouf.

The Billion Dollar Game - Jean Drapeau and the 1976 Olympics by Nick Auf der Maur.

Five Ring Circus: Myths and Realities of the Olympic Games by Professor Christopher Shaw.

The Betrayal of Canada by Mel Hurtig.

Friends in High Places: Politics and Patronage in the Mulroney Government by Claire Hoy.

On the Take - Crime, Corruption and Greed in the Mulroney Years by Stevie Cameron.
 (In 1993, the Mulroney government planned to privatize the Canadian Coast Guard. In May 2012, Coast Guard stations at Vancouver, Comox and Ucluelet British Columbia were closed. And at the end of 2012 the Inuvik Marine Communications and Traffic Services Centre will be decommissioned. Fisheries and Oceans Canada is privatizing 1,000 lighthouses.)

The Last Amigo by Stevie Cameron and Harvey Cashore.

The House is Not a Home by the Hon. Erik Nielsen a former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, Leader of the Opposition and Minister of Public Works and National Defence.

The Gomery Report by the Hon. Judge John H. Gomery.

Internet articles written by former Hull, Quebec businessman Glen Kealey, who created the non-profit Canadian Institute for Political Integrity.

Hoodwinked: The Myth of Free Trade - a film.

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