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Pearson Centre’s Winter Reading List (December 2017) Mike’s World, Lester B. Pearson and Canadian External Affairs Asa McKercher and Galen Roger Perras, Editors Timely as we mark the 60th Anniversary of Pearson’s Nobel Peace Prize. Mike’s World explores the myths surrounding Pearsonianism to explain why he remains such a touchstone for understanding Canadian foreign policy. […]

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Third in a series, Futures Entwined: The Nation State and the Welfare State For Ortega it was not a shared past that brought and kept diverse peoples together but a captivating vision for the future.(1) Justin Trudeau was elected in part because he was promising a bright future for a multicultural country embracing a global […]

On December 5, 2017; The Pearson Centre welcomed George Thomson to talk about the recently-tabled report of the advisory groups to the Ontario government, on income security reform. We were hosted by the Somerset West Community Health Centre in Ottawa. George Thomson was appointed to facilitate one of the three groups appointed. The other two […]

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http://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/lester-pearson-a-peacemakers-peacemaker The Award was announced in October and awarded on December 10, 1057. From the CBC website: Lester B. Pearson’s peace solution wins him the Nobel Prize As Secretary of State for External Affairs, Pearson continues his involvement in international affairs, including some quick thinking during the 1956 Suez Crisis. His idea for an emergency […]

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This insightful article is re-published to mark the 60th anniversary of Lester B. Pearson being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize May 1, 2013 An insider’s review of the Pearson Government By James A.Coutts In the end, we see a man who achieved a great deal on the world stage and for his country. His and […]

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Second in a series on Futures Entwined: The nation-state and the welfare state. How is the EUropean Union dealing with inequality, the global economy, population movement, and political cracks in the state of the union? The EU is suffering from the close call with Greece. It is struggling with Brexit. It is worried about Italy’s […]

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First in a Series It was a nice little quip for amateur philosophers. In Nixon’s 1972 visit to China, Premier Zhou Enlai was asked about the French Revolution and the development of democracy, and was reported to have replied “..it is too early to say.” Had that story not been debunked, those who like the […]

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Discussion on Income Security Reform in Ontario with Special Guest George Thomson Tuesday, December 5, 2017; 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm REPORT Pearson Centre Discussion on Income Security Reform in Ontario By Terrance Hunsley, Senior Fellow, The Pearson Centre On December 5, 2017; The Pearson Centre welcomed George Thomson to talk about the recently-tabled report […]

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English follows the French. A noter: La coalition de Chaque canadien compte est en train de promouvoir l’adoption d’une stratégie nationale pour les personnes handicapées. Le format de leur document aurait changer un peu sur notre site. – Terrance Hunsley, agrégé supérieur, Le Centre Pearson PRÉFACE La coalition de Chaque canadien compte a été une […]

A noter: La coalition de Chaque canadien compte est en train de promouvoir l’adoption d’une stratégie nationale pour les personnes handicapées. Le format de leur document aurait changer un peu sur notre site. – Terrance Hunsley, agrégé supérieur, Le Centre Pearson PRÉFACE La coalition de Chaque canadien compte a été une organisation militante au nom […]

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