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Despite a reputation for passivity, Canadians have a long and storied history of activism. From suffragette Nellie McClung's efforts in the first half of the 20th century to environmental organizations like Greenpeace and anti-smoking groups like the Nonsmokers' Rights Association in the last half, private citizens have been both vocal and organized enough to successfully ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published September 28th 2001 by Penguin Books
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I am the author of three books:

* That Good Night: Ethicists, Euthanasia and End-of-Life Care
* Drive: A Road Trip through Our Complicated Affair with the Automobile
* Watchdogs and Gadflies: Activism from Marginal to Mainstream

I am also the co-author (with popular parenting guru Dr. Alex Russell) of Drop the Worry Ball: How to Parent in the Age of Entitlement

I was writer-in-residence at Berton Hous
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