The shortlist for the 2010“2011 Donner Prize, which awards excellence in Canadian public policy writing, has been announced.
Selected from 69 submissions, the five finalists are:
- Pamela Blais, Perverse Cities: Hidden Subsidies, Wonky Policy, and Urban Sprawl (UBC Press)
- Tom Flanagan, Christopher Alcantara and André Le Dressay with foreword by C.T. (Manny) Jules, Beyond the Indian Act: Restoring Aboriginal Property Rights (McGill-Queen’s University Press)
- Robert Lacroix and Louis Maheu, Le CHUM, une tragédie québécoise (Les Ã‰ditions du Boréal)
- Doug Saunders, Arrival City: The Final Migration and Our Next World (Knopf Canada)
- Harry Swain, Oka: A Political Crisis and its Legacy (Douglas & McIntyre)
The Donner Prize winner, who receives $35,000, will be revealed on April 27 at a ceremony in Toronto.