ACS has two flagship publications that are integral to its knowledge transfer mandate. The Canadian Issues magazine showcases academic work in the form of short essays designed to expand Canadians’ knowledge about their country. A second publication, Canadian Diversity, introduced in 2000, focuses on the challenges confronting Canada and other countries arising from migration and rapid demographic change.

A third publication - The Metropolis eBook - highlights a selection of the cutting-edge cross-sectoral presentations in the immigration field intended for the annual Metropolis Canada Conferences.

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Canada in 2067: A Nation’s Trajectory

Contributors: Randy Boswell, William Watson, Christian Bourque, Anil Arora, Jack Jedwab, John Milloy, Irvin Studin, Monica Boyd, Don Kerr

A-HISTORICAL Look at John A. Macdonald? Seeing Canada’s First Prime Minister in the Context of His and Our Times

Contributors: Randy Boswell, Thomas H.B. Symons, Desmond Morton, Donald Wright, Bob Rae, E.A. Heaman, Patrice Dutil, Barbara Messamore, James Daschuk

To Know Ourselves: Marking the 40th of the ACS

Contributors: Thomas H.B. Symons, Stuart Murray, Steven Schwinghamer, Randy Boswell, Hector Mackenzie, Catherine Duquette, Penney Clark, Alan Gordon, Marc-André Éthier, David Lefrançois, Donald J. Savoie, Steven J. Toope, David Johnston, Stéphane Dion

Federalism and Identities: The Constitution. The Charter.

Contributors: Julie Perrone, Peter Oliver, Graham Fraser, Michel Bastarache, Jean-Claude Racine, Victor Armony, Raffaele Iacovino, Jack Jedwab, David Kilgour, Jan Harvey, Dominique Clément, Maxwell Yalden, Ken Norman, Leslie Seidle, Irene Bloemraad, Els De Graauw, Richard L. Cole, John Kincaid, Daniel Béland, André Lecours

Date: 13 April, 2013

Key Topics: Canadian History, Canadian Issues, Governance, Heritage, Social History

Historical Consciousness

Contributors: David Thelen, Jack Jedwab, Thomas Bender, Françoise Lantheaume, Susan Condor, Raphaël Gani, Laurie Carlson Berg, Stéphane Lévesque, Jocelyn Létourneau

Borders and Boundaries

Contributors: Susan Hardwick, James M McCormick and Carol A. Chapelle, Godefroy Desrosiers-Lauzon, Jack Jedwab, Hector Mackenzie, Richard Jensen, Jack Little, Roderick A. Macdonald

Date: 13 April, 2009

Key Topics: Canadian History, Canadian Issues, Governance, Migration, Social History

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms in Canadian Society: 1982-2007

Contributors: Michaelle Jean, J.J.Michel Robert, Jack Jedwab, Martha Jackman, Bruce Porter, Lucie Lamarche, A. Wayne Mackey, Karen Eltis, Jim W. Doig, Jack Jedwab, Irwin Cotler, Ingride Roy, Errol P. Mendes, Gilles Paquet, Mark Rush, Christopher P. Manfredi, David M. Paciocco, Graham Fraser, Julius H. Grey, Paul Chartrand, Gerlad Gall, Paul Bramadat, Alia Hogben, John White, Charles Blattberg

Date: 13 November, 2007

Key Topics: Canadian History, Canadian Issues, Governance

New Frontiers in our History: 100 Years of Alberta and Saskatchewan in Confederation – The Past, Present and Future

Contributors: Lynda Haverstock, Ian E. Wilson, Stuart Wachowicz, Sarah Carter, Bill Waiser, David Hall, Jennifer Brown, Jean Teillet, Claude Couture, John Herd Thompson, Tamara Palmer Seiler, Gerald Friesen

Date: 13 January, 2005

Key Topics: Canadian History, Canadian Issues, Governance

Memories of War: Remembering Canada

Contributors: Hector Mackenzie, Richard Jensen, The Association of Canadian Studies, Jack Jedwab, Béatrice Richard, Sam Allison, Douglas Davis, Stephen Ogden, Amanda Kelly, Jocelyn Létourneau

The Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism: 40 Years Later

Canada's ongoing effort at self-definition and the historic conflicts to which it has given rise have all the makings of a family squabble. Some 135 years later, the contract that enacted the Confederation is the object of divergent interpretation between the consenting parties. The dispute involves the identification of the signatories themselves. While some insist that there were two equal equal partners (British and French - call them the parents) that signed on to the original deal, others maintain that there several entities (the provinces - call them the extended family) that were contracting parties and not just witnesses of the pact of 1867. Those who joined the Canadian family at a later time (the offspring) have developed their own sense of identity. Not to mention the Grandparents or Elders (our aboriginal peoples) that claim that they were not taken into sufficient account by the contracting parties - however they are defined - and often remind the parents and the offspring that they have collectively erred in this regard.   Contributors: Stéphane Dion, Michael Oliver, Christian Dufour, Matthew Hayday, Jack Jedwab, Simon Langlois, Jocelyn Maclure, Maggie Quirt, James Shea, Michael Temelini, Joseph-G. Turi

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