The Canadian Establishment

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
In the 1970s, a thousand men formed Canada's unelected government—invisible, inbred, secretive, puritanical and tough-minded business-men dedicated to preserving the status quo—their status quo. In this fascinating and factual account, we see who had the power, how they achieved it, how they held onto it and how they used and abused it.

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When the nurses laid me in a bassinet by Shoshanna’s bedside right after I was born, she couldn’t take her eyes off me. Though it was midnight, she had them leave the lights fully blazing. She wasn’t disturbing anyone else; hers was a private room in a private clinic, before everything was...
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