Choosing Canada's Capital: Conflict Resolution In a Parliamentary System

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, May 15, 1991 - History - 398 pages
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This collection of documents, set in a framework of introductory and explanatory comments, vividly portrays the vexatious issue and the disparate sectional tensions it bared. Expanded analysis, illustrations, new documents and maps are provided in this revised edition.
  

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Contents

1 INTRODUCTION
1
THE EARLIER YEARS
35
KINGSTON
47
THE PARIS OF CANADA
97
5 PERAMBULATION AND FRUSTRATION
129
6 STALEMATE AND REFERRAL
155
7 THE CITY MEMORIALS
199
8 THE DECISION FOR OTTAWA
241
9 PARLIAMENT REJECTS OTTAWA
265
10 CRISIS BEFORE PARLIAMENT ACCEPTS OTTAWA
285
11 OTTAWA AS CAPITAL
329
12 CONCLUSION AND REFLECTIONS
339
Endnotes
347
Ridings of the Province of Canada
379
Index to the Documents
383
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Margot Northey, a specialist in communications, is the former dean of the School of Business at Queen's University. David B. Knight is a professor of geography at the University of Guelph.

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