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Copies of the Revised First Edition have arrived!

The 2012 First Edition (left) beside the newly arrived 2021 Revised First Edition (right) I am pleased to announce that today I took delivery of over 2000 copies of the Revised First Edition of Economics for Canadians. I have some … Continue reading

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Second Printing in November

First of all, thank you for your support. I sold the last copies of ‘Economics for Canadians’ in August and am very grateful to the schools and districts which have used the book over the years. Looking forward, a second … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to 2020-2021

First of all, congratulations on making it through the school year just past. The school shutdowns mandated in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 and the move to online learning posed a great many challenges to students, teachers and … Continue reading

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Crisis PDFs have been removed

In light of the school closures put into effect across Canada to contain the COVID-19 virus, I made PDF copies of ‘Economics for Canadians’ freely available for students and teachers in late March. I did so as the book is … Continue reading

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All the best for the new academic year!

As summer winds down, I would like to wish you well as you welcome your students back from the summer holidays. If you are teaching economics, you know that current events are bringing attention to the subject. The renegotiation of … Continue reading

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The Ides of March

We live in interesting times. The financial crisis of 2008 led to rounds of central bank quantitative easing and interest rate cutting which were intended to bail out the financial system, increase spending and employment, and devalue currencies to make … Continue reading

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Why use “Economics for Canadians?”

As an educator and as a writer and publisher, the decline of educational publishing is of great concern. Many school districts (and even entire provinces) have instructed teachers to move away from printed textbooks and workbooks in favour of using online … Continue reading

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Summer is just around the corner…

First of all, I hope this school year has been a good one and that you are looking forward to enjoying a well-deserved summer vacation. If, though, you anticipate needing additional copies of Economics for Canadians for the upcoming academic … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

As we move into 2017 I would like to wish everyone a healthy and prosperous new year. Thank you for using the book and please pass on word of it to other economics teachers when you have a chance. While … Continue reading

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Economics for Canadians now available on Amazon.ca

I am sorry I have not published an update in so many months, but since the revised curriculum was released last summer the only news has been additional school orders. As well, I was pleased to learn of a curriculum … Continue reading

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