Monthly Archives: September 2012

“Writing the Unwritten: The Officialization of Constitutional Convention in Canada, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia.”


                The Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law has released volume 6, issue 2 of August 2012, which contains six articles on constitutional conventions by the Rt. Hon. Joe Clark, Hugo Cyr, Andrew … Continue reading

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Jack Layton and the Prime Minister’s Prerogative to Offer State Funerals


Patrick Baud and I co-authored a column in iPolitics, which you can read here:  “Jack Layton and the Prime Minister’s Prerogative to Offer State Funerals.” Similar Posts: The Ceremonial and Protocol Handbook of the Government of Canada Commons Committee on … Continue reading

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Quebec Does Not Love Coalitions


As the election campaign in Quebec comes down to the wire, many journalists have mused on the possible outcomes, which now center on either a majority PQ government, or a minority PQ government, or a minority CAQ government. Pauline Marois … Continue reading

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