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A Million Futures

February 2011

"The book is an intimate account of the start-up, the inner workings and the accomplishments of the $2.5 billion foundation—the cornerstone project of Jean Chretien's government to mark the new millennium—and gives must insight into educational policy in Canada."

University Affairs, Feb 1, 2011
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A Million Futures

January 2011

"A brilliant, funny and highly entertaining storyteller, Silver Donald Cameron tells the inside story of the Foundation’s life, which serves as a case study in astute management practice in the face of serious challenges...A Million Futures is the definitive testament to a unique, ground-breaking and transformative institution, abounding with useful lessons for organizations of all kinds, and anyone interested in innovative public policy."

Adventures in Canadian Post-Secondary Education, Jan 27, 2011
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A Million Futures

October 2010

“In his latest book, Nova Scotia’s consummate story¬teller takes us inside a seem¬ingly bureaucratic institution. Writing with his usual verve, passion, and social conscience, we are introduced to the foun¬dation’s work through the lens of the students and families it touched during the new century’s first decade...Here is one immensely readable book sure to appeal to the general public and incurable ‘policy wonks’ alike.”

Chronicle-Herald, Oct 17, 2010
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A Million Futures

July 2010

“A compelling, lucid and poignant account of how a well-governed, well-led and highly motivated learning organization can spend public money wisely to create long-lasting public value for millions of Canadians.”

Peter Aucoin, CM, FRSC, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Public Administration, Dalhousie University, Jul 15, 2010
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A Million Futures

July 2010

“I fervently believe that education transforms lives—I also believe that A Million Futures, by humanizing the often sterile world of public organizations, will transform the way you think about educational policy in Canada.”

Ray Ivany, President, Acadia University, Jul 15, 2010
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A Million Futures

July 2010

“In the nineteenth century, men with vision and purpose built a railway to create a country that stretched from sea to sea. Silver Donald Cameron tells the story of Canada’s twenty-first-century ‘national dream’—an investment, not in steel, but in brains.”

Michael Byers, author, Intent for a Nation, Jul 15, 2010
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A Million Futures

July 2010

“This book is quintessential Silver Donald Cameron—engaging, clear and almost visibly smiling. A Million Futures takes nameless students and faceless bureaucrats and brings them vividly to life.”

James D. McNiven, PhD, Professor Emeritus and former Dean, Facul, Jul 15, 2010
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