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This annual review of the federation is a valued source of commentary on emerging issues affecting the country.  The book series is available at McGill-Queen's University Press or available as PDFs below.

Title Author/Editor Year
Financial Crime in Canada Christian Leuprecht & Jamie Ferrill 2022
Canada at 150: Federalism and Democratic Renewal Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant & Kyle Hanniman 2017
Canadian Federalism and Infrastructure John R. Allan, David L.A. Gordon, Kyle Hanniman, André Juneau & Robert R. Youn 2015
Aboriginal Multilevel Governance Martin Papillon & André Juneau 2013
Regions, Resources, and Resiliency Loleen Berdahl, André Juneau & Carolyn Hughes Tuohy 2012
The Changing Federal Environment: Rebalancing Roles Nadia Verrelli 2011
Shifting Power - The New Ontario and What if Means for Canada Matthew Mendelsohn, Joshua Hjartarson & James Pearce 2010
Carbon Pricing and Environmental Federalism  Thomas J. Courchene & John R. Allan 2009
Open Federalism and the Spending Power [PDF 1.6 MB] John R. Allan, Thomas J. Courchene, Marc-Antoine Adam & Hoi Kong 2008
Transitions: Fiscal and Political Federalism in an Era of Change [PDF 3.1 MB] John R. Allan, Thomas J. Courchene and Christian Leuprecht 2006-07
Quebec and Canada in the New Century [PDF 1.2 MB] Michael Murphy 2005
Municipal-Federal-Provincial Relations in Canada [PDF 1.4 MB] Robert Young and Christian Leuprecht 2004
Reconfiguring Aboriginal-State Relations [PDF 2.2 MB] Michael Murphy 2003
Reconsidering the Institutions of Canadian Federalism [PDF 1.7 MB] J. Peter Meekison, Hamish Telford and Harvey Lazar 2002
Canadian Political Culture(s) in Transition - Part 1 [PDF 9.2 MB]
Canadian Political Culture(s) in Transition - Part 2 [PDF 5.9 MB]
Hamish Telford and Harvey Lazar 2001
Toward a New Mission Statement for Canadian Fiscal Federalism - Part 1 [PDF 9.2 MB]
Toward a New Mission Statement for Canadian Fiscal Federalism - Part 2 [PDF 5.9 MB]
Harvey Lazar 1999-2000
How Canadians Connect - Part 1 [PDF 6.9 MB]
How Canadians Connect - Part 2 [PDF 6.2 MB]
Tom McIntosh and Harvey Lazar 1998-1999
Non-Constitutional Renewal - Part 1 [PDF 7.1 MB]
Non-Constitutional Renewal - Part 2 [PDF 5.6 MB]
Harvey Lazar 1997
Canada: State of the Federation 1996 [PDF 9.4 MB] Patrick C. Fafard and Douglas M. Brown 1996
Canada: State of the Federation 1995 [PDF 8.8 MB] Douglas M. Brown and Jonathan W. Rose 1995
Canada: State of the Federation 1994 [PDF 8.1 MB] Douglas M. Brown and Janet Hiebert 1994
Canada: State of the Federation 1993 - Part 1 [PDF 5.2 MB]
Canada: State of the Federation 1993 - Part 2 [PDF 9.4 MB]
Ronald L. Watts and Douglas M. Brown 1993
Canada: State of the Federation 1992 [PDF 9.4 MB] Douglas M. Brown and Robert Young 1992
Canada: State of the Federation 1991 [PDF 8.6 MB] Douglas M. Brown 1991
Canada: State of the Federation 1990 - Part 1 [PDF 5.3 MB]
Canada: State of the Federation 1990 - Part 2 [PDF 4.6 MB]
Ronald L. Watts and Doublas M. Brown 1990
Canada: State of the Federation 1989 - Part 1 [PDF 5.3 MB]
Canada: State of the Federation 1989 - Part 2 [PDF 4.5 MB]
Ronald L. Watts and Douglas M. Brown 1989
Canada: State of the Federation 1987/1988 [PDF 8.1 MB] Peter M. Leslie and Douglas M. Brown 1987-1988
Canada: State of the Federation 1986 [PDF 8.5 MB] Peter M. Leslie 1986
Canada: State of the Federation 1985 [PDF 8.0 MB] Peter M. Leslie 1985