- August 3, 2018
Part one, and the introduction, to a series of blogs about Canadian democracy assistance around the world.
by Gabrielle Bardall
The commitment to democracy and human rights is at the core of Canadian values. The institutions and processes of Canadian …READ MORE
What is the caretaker convention? When does a period of caretaker government begin? When does it end?
These questions should be pretty simple to answer. Shortly after the federal election began, the Privy Council Office (PCO) released Canada’s caretaker guidelines. …READ MORE
The long federal election campaign has been knocked off course at various stages by the unexpected: revelations from the Duffy trial; the accelerating Syrian refugee crisis; the niqab issue in citizenship ceremonies; and now, courtesy of Monday night’s Munk debate …READ MORE
It was reported with mild fanfare this week that new rules of royal succession have come into effect, with all Commonwealth countries now assenting to give girls equal standing in the British monarchy’s line of succession. However, a group of …READ MORE