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Doug Saunders, Tom Flanagan on Donner Prize shortlist

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 Éditions 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.