Articles

“Newfoundland and Canada: Confederation and the Search for Stability.” Chapter for The Confederation Debates, an legacy project to digitize the Confederation Debates, 1864-1949. (theconfederationdebates.ca). Forthcoming, July 2017).

 

“Resistance in Canada’s Federal System: The Battle for Control of Newfoundland’s Offshore Oil, 1960-1985,” TransCanadiana: Polish Journal of Canadian Studies No.  8, 2016: 205-225.

 

«L’Ouest, les protestations et la recherche de stabilité au Canada: Un assaut contre l’hégémonie du Centre du Canada » in  L’OUEST ET LES AMERIQUES: Entre Arts et Réalités, Marie-Cristine Michaud et Éliane Elmaleh, ed. Rennes, France: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2016: 153-166.

 

"Dreams of a National Identity: Trudeau, Citizenship and Canada Day”, co-authored with Bailey Antonishyn. Celebrating Canada: Holidays, National Days, and the Crafting of Identities. Edited by Matthew Hayday and Raymond Blake. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016: 153-166.

 

“The Resettlement of Pushthrough, Newfoundland in 1969.”  Newfoundland and Labrador Studies. 30, 2, 2016: 220-44. https://journals.lib.unb.ca/index.php/NFLDS/article/view/25133

 

“Politics and the Federal Principle in Canada: Offshore Oil Development and the Quest for Political Stability and Social Justice,” Canadian Historical Review 96 1 (March 2015): 32-60.

 

“Confederation and Conspiracy: An Extended Essay of Greg Malone’s Don’t Tell the Newfoundlanders.” Review Essay. Newfoundland and Labrador Studies 29 2 (2014): 303-317.

 

“Canada, Post-Multiculturalism and the Search for Interculturalism.” In Borders, Interculturalism and the Construction of Identity. Raymond B. Blake and Natalie J. Walthrust, editors. Whitney, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2014. E-book.

 

“Intergovernmental Relations Trumps Social Policy Change: Trudeau, Constitution, and Family Allowances,” in Modern Canada: 1945 to Present. Catherine Briggs, Editor. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2014: 137-53. Reprinted.

 

“Defining a Nation and a Province: Ottawa Newfoundland Relations,” The Newfoundland Quarterly 106 (3) 2013/14” 47-54.

 

“A New Canadian Dynamism? From Multiculturalism and Diversity to History and Heritage. Canadian Citizenship Under Stephen Harper.” British Journal of Canadian Studies Volume 26 No. 1 2013: 79-104.

 

“From Dominion Day to Canada Day, 1946-1982: History, Heritage, and National Identity. Asian Journal of Canadian Studies Volume 17 No. 2 (Winter 2012): 1-32. (Journal was published in 2013).

 

“Smallwood and Diefenbaker: The Failure of Intergovernmentalism.” Acadiensis 41, 1 (Winter/Spring 2012): 49-74.

 

“Canadian Studies as a Public Good”. Canadian Studies: The State of the Art. Jane Koustas and Christl Verdun, editors. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing, 2012.

 

“Stuart Garson: The Canadian Premier,” in Barry Ferguson and Robert Wardhaugh, editors, Manitoba Premiers Since Confederation. Regina, Canadian Plains Research Centre, 2010.

 

“The Canadian 1988 Election: The Nationalist Posture of Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and the Progressive Conservatives,” in  Beyond National Dreams? Essays on Canadian Nationalism, Citizenship, and Identity. Edited with Andrew Nurse. Toronto, Fitzhenry and Whiteside Publishing Ltd., 2009. This article was first published in  Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, Vol. 30 (2003).

 

“Mackenzie King’s Attitude towards Newfoundland and Confederation,” in God Guard Thee Newfoundland. Search for Meaning. An Anthology. Edited by Johnson Family Foundation. St. John’s, Flanker Press, 2009. (This is a revised version of an article with the same title that was first published in 1987.)

 

“The Saskatchewan Party and the Politics of Branding”, in Howard Leeson, ed., Saskatchewan Politics. Regina, Canadian Plains Research Centre, 2009.

 

“Intergovernmental Relations Trumps Social Reform: Trudeau, Constitutionalism, and Income Security,” Journal of the Canadian Historical Association/Revue de la Société historique du Canada, New Series, 2007, 18 (1): 207-40.

 

Social Policy and the Constitutional Reform: The Case of Canada’s Family Allowances Program in the 1970s. SIPP Public Policy Paper 52. Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, University of Regina, December 2007.

 

“Productivity, Family Allowances, and Politics in Canada during the Second World War,” in Gloria Geller, editor, Redefining Productivity for Social Development and Well-Being. Regina, Canadian Plains Research Centre, 2007: 5-24.

 

“Parliamentary Success and Political Failure: Family Allowance and the Progressive Conservative Party in Canada,” in A.W. Hiscock and Muriel Chamberlain, ed., Engaging the Enemy: Canada in the 1940s. Dinefwr Press, University of Wales, 2006: 173-190.

 

“Newfoundland and Labrador. The Provincial Perspective,” in David Mutimer, ed., Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 1998. Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2005: 233-43.

 

Rethinking the Jurisdictional Divide: The Marginalization of Urban Aboriginal Communities and Federal Policy Responses. SIPP Public Policy Paper 28. Co-authored. University of Regina, December 2004.

 

Standing on Guard. Canadian Identity, Globalization and Continental Integration. SIPP Public Policy Paper 25. University of Regina, June 2004. 27pp.

 

Commentary on The Resilient Outport: Ecology, Economy, and Society in Rural Newfoundland, in Canadian History Review 85 (2) (June 2004): 363-67.

 

“Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan,” Encyclopedia of the Great Plains, edited by David J. Wishart (University of New Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 2004) 433.

 

“A profile of Aboriginal Children in Regina: Prospects and Challenges.” (co-authored). Research Reports of Commission on First Nations and Metis Peoples and Justice Reform. Final Report, Volume II, Submissions to the Commission, April 2004. 16pp.

 

Weathering the Political and Environment of the Kyoto Protocol, SIPP Public Policy Paper 22. Co-authored. University of Regina, January 2004.

 

“The Search for Solutions: Canadian Values and Regional Economic Development,”  Zeitschrift fur Kanada-Studien.  2004 24.Jahrgang/Nr. Band 44: 61-85.

 

“Newfoundland and Labrador. The Provincial Perspective,” in David Mutimer, ed., Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 1997. Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2003: 221-30.

 

‘The Canadian 1988 Election: The Nationalist Posture of Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and the Progressive Conservatives,’ Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, Vol. 30 (2003).

 

“Regional and Rural Development Strategies in Canada,” Research Papers for Royal Commission on Renewing and Strengthening our Place in Canada. St. John’s, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, 2003.

 

Extended Review of Amulree's Legacy: Truth, Lies and Consequences. Papers and Presentations. Edited by Garfied Fizzard. The Newfoundland Historical Society Symposium, in Newfoundland Studies 18 (2) (Fall 2002): 325-31.

 

"Newfoundland and Labrador., The Provincial Perspective," in David Mutimer, ed., Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs, 1996. Toronto, University of Toronto Press. 2002: 224-34.

 

Regional and Rural Development Strategies in Rural Canada: The Search for Solutions. Research Report prepared for Royal Commission on Renewing Our Place in Canada. Appointed by Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, June 2002.

 

"Newfoundland and Labrador" Section in David Leyton-Brown, ed., Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs, 1995. Toronto, University of Toronto Press. 2002: 223-32.

 

“Family Allowances in Canada: An Overview,” Canada. Confederation to Present. Edmonton, Chinook Multimedia, 2001.  This is an electronic multimedia CD-ROM and integrated website.

 

Research Report on Disproportionality and Aboriginal People in the Justice System. Prepared for the Department of Justice, Saskatchewan Government, 2001.

 

“In the Children’s Interest? Change and Continuity in a Century of Canadian Social Welfare Initiatives for Children,” Journal of Indo-Canadian Studies 1 (1) (January 2001): 113-37.

 

"Newfoundland and Labrador. The Provincial Perspective," in David Leyton-Brown, ed., Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs, 1994. Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2000: 231-40.

 

‘Not Always What it Seems: Social Policy and Children in Twentieth-Century Canada.’  Conference Proceedings from the ‘Future of Family in Canada and Japan,’ the Canadian Studies Seminar at Kwansei Gakuin University, November 1999:11-32.

 

"Newfoundland and Labrador. The Provincial Perspective," in David Leyton-Brown, ed., Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs, 1993. Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1999: 245-54.

 

‘The Re-emergence of Nationalism in Canada,’ Ahornblatter, 12 (1999).  This is a refereed journal of Canadian Studies at Philipps-Universitat, Marburg, Germany.

 

"Newfoundland and Labrador. The Provincial Perspective," in David Leyton-Brown, ed., Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs, 1992. Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1998.

 

‘Great Canadian Debates,’ a paper written for About Canada Multimedia, a collaborative project by Mount Allison University and the Department of Canadian Heritage for the Government of Canada’s Website.

 

"Newfoundland and Labrador. The Provincial Perspective," in David Leyton-Brown, ed., Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs, 1991. Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1998: 252-60.

 

“The International Fishery off Canada’s East Coast in the Twentieth Century: An Overview,” in James E. Candow and Carol Corbin, editors, How Deep is the Ocean? Essays on the History, Sociology, Archaeology, and Ecology of the Canadian East Coast Fishery. Sydney, Nova Scotia, Louisbourg Institute and the University College of Cape Breton, 1997.

 

 “Canada’s East Coast Fishery.” An article written for About Canada, a collaborative effort of the Centre for Canadian Studies, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, and the Department of Canadian Heritage, September 1996.

 

"Mackenzie King and the Genesis of Family Allowances," in J.L. Granatstein and Peter Neary, eds., Fighting the Good Fight: Canada and the Second World War. Toronto, Copp Clark Longman, 1995.

 

"Mackenzie King and the Genesis of Family Allowances," in Raymond B. Blake and Jeff Keshen, eds., A History of Social Welfare in Canada: Selected Readings. Toronto, Copp Clark Longman, 1995.

 

"The Problem of Newfoundland: Fisheries in Post-Confederation Newfoundland," in Peter Neary and J.K. Hiller, eds., Twentieth Century Newfoundland: Explorations. St. John's, Breakwater Books, 1994.

 

An Old Problem in a New Province: Canadian Sovereignty and the Problem of the American Bases in Newfoundland, 1948-52," The American Review of Canadian Studies 23 (2) (Summer 1993).

 

"William Lyon Mackenzie King's Attitudes Towards the Entry of Newfoundland into Confederation," Newfoundland Quarterly 82 (4) (spring 1987): 26-38.

 

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