HURTIG, Mel. Canadian. Genres: Politics/Government. Career: Owner and operator of book stores throughout Canada, 1956-72; Hurtig Publishers Ltd., owner and president, 1972-1991. Publications: The Betrayal of Canada, 1991; A New and Better Canada, 1993; At Twilight in the Country, 1996. Address: 9905 115th St., Edmonton, AB, Canada T5K 1S4.