André Lecours

University of Ottawa
Full Professor in the School of Political Studies

Biography

André Lecours is Full Professor in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa. His main research interests are Canadian politics, European politics, nationalism (with a focus on Quebec, Scotland, Flanders, Catalonia and the Basque country) and federalism. He is the editor of New Institutionalism. Theory and Analysis published by the University of Toronto Press in 2005, the author of Basque Nationalism and the Spanish State (University of Nevada Press, 2007), and the co-author (with Daniel Béland) of Nationalism and Social Policy. The Politics of Territorial Solidarity (Oxford University Press, 2008).

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Canada

The 2019 Canadian Federal Election: A Return to Western Alienation

André Lecours, University of Ottawa, highlights the issues that shaped the recent Canadian federal elections, and argues that the result emphasise the divide between Western Canada and the rest of the country.
Image credit:  Alex Indigo, CC BY 2.0

Justin Trudeau and Canadian Federalism

André Lecours, University of Ottawa, discusses how for the first time in decades, there is uncertainty about a new Canadian government's vision of federalism