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A cartoon portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald, 1887, entitled PHRENOLOGICAL CHART OF THE HEAD OF THE COUNTRY

Further Research

The following sources were consulted during the creation of By Executive Decree. For additional resources, please consult the Bibliography and Related Sites pages.

Argyle, Ray. Turning Points: The Campaigns that Changed Canada: 2004 and Before. Toronto: White Knight, 2004.

Canada. Privy Council Office. Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation, July 1, 1867 - February 1, 1982. [Ottawa]: Government of Canada, Privy Council Office, 1982.

CCH Canadian Ltd. Canadian Government Programs and Services. Don Mills, ON.: CCH Canadian, 1973.

Cole, Douglas, and Ira Chaikin. An Iron Hand Upon the People: The Law Against the Potlatch on the Northwest Coast. Vancouver: Douglas and McIntyre, 1990.

Dawson, Robert MacGregor. The Civil Service of Canada. London: Oxford University Press, 1929.

Dawson, Robert MacGregor, and W.F. Dawson. Democratic Government in Canada. Revised by Norman Ward. 5th ed. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1989.

Fox, Paul W., and Graham White, eds. Politics: Canada. 7th ed. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1991.

Government of Canada. Privy Council Office. (accessed April 11, 2005).

Government of Canada. Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. (accessed April 11, 2005).

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Historica Foundation of Canada. The Canadian Encyclopedia. (accessed April 11, 2005).

McGee, Thomas D'Arcy. The Mental Outfit of the New Dominion. [Montréal Gazette, November 5, 1867, p. 1].

McMenemy, John. The Language of Canadian Politics: A Guide to Important Terms and Concepts. 3rd ed. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2001.

Osbaldeston, Gordon F. Organizing to Govern. 2 vol. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1992.

Savoie, Donald J. Governing from the Centre: The Concentration of Power in Canadian Politics. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999.

Wilding, Norman W., and Philip Laundy. An Encyclopaedia of Parliament. 4th ed. New York, St. Martin's Press, [1971].

Williams, Kenneth. "The History of Indian Affairs." Windspeaker. (accessed April 11, 2005).

Young, Carolyn A. The Glory of Ottawa: Canada's First Parliament. Montréal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1995.