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The BBC Thinks The Canadian Prime Minister Is Elected By Parliament

When reading a piece by the BBC’s Anthony Zurcher about Canada’s forthcoming General Election, I came across a curious statement: Canada’s prime minister is chosen by a majority vote in Parliament, either by one party or through a coalition. Um, no. That’s … Continue reading

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Lagassé & Bowden on the Succession to the Throne Act 2013

James W. J. Bowden (of Parliamentum fame) has co-authored an interesting article with Philippe Lagassé that contends that the Canadian Crown’s status as a corporation sole could render the Succession to the Throne Act 2013 unconstitutional. I’ve discussed these arguments before on my personal blog, … Continue reading

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