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The Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs is an acclaimed series that offers informed commentary on important national events and considers their significance in local and international contexts.
The 2009 installment of the series covers the continuation of 2008’s economic and political crises from the end of parliament’s first prorogation at the start of the year to the start of its unprecedented second prorogation at the end, including the federal Economic Action Plan and bailouts for the automotive and banking sectors. Other topics include the investigation of the abuse of detainees in Afghanistan and reactions across Canada to the threat of H1N1 swine flu. The volume also contains full coverage of federal, provincial, First Nations, and municipal affairs, including British Columbia’s general election.