RICHARD STARR has had careers as a journalist, public servant, broadcaster, political staffer and freelance policy adviser. He is author of numerous newspaper and magazine articles, appearing in everything from Atlantic Insight to Atlantic Progress. A lifelong student of Maritime history, Starr is married to playwright and former MP Wendy Lill. They live in Dartmouth.

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  • Equal as Citizens

    Enshrined in our constitution, Canadians expect equal treatment and benefits from their government. But when government services come from provinces and not Ottawa, differences can be enormous. Canada's provinces have unequal means to pay for those responsibilities, as the balance of wealth shifts over time. Richard Starr traces the history of equalization and shows how it has been undermined and attacked, and proposes how it can be reframed for the twenty-first century.
    $22.95, Paperback
  • Power Failure?

    Three centuries of experience have done nothing to teach Nova Scotia governments how to use energy resources. Will the next 10 years be any different?
    $24.95, Paperback
  • Richard Hatfield

    When New Brunswick Liberals crushed Richard Hatfield's Conservative government in the1987 election, winning every seat in the legislature, it marked the end of a high-flying political career comprehending everything from high-performance sports cars to ignominious drug busts.
    $9.95, Paperback
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