A Fair Country
Telling Truths About CanadaBook - 2008
In this startlingly original vision of Canada, renowned thinker John Ralston Saul argues that Canada is a Métis nation, heavily influenced and shaped by Aboriginal ideas: Egalitarianism, a proper balance between individual and group, and a penchant for negotiation over violence are all Aboriginal values that Canada absorbed. An obstacle to our progress, Saul argues, is that Canada has an increasingly ineffective elite, a colonial non-intellectual business elite that doesn't believe in Canada. It is critical that we recognize these aspects of the country in order to rethink it's future.
Publisher: Toronto : Viking, 2008.
Branch Call Number: 971 SAU
Characteristics: xii, 340 pages ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Telling truths about Canada