Monthly Archives: June 2013

Prime Minister King and the Government of Canada’s Position on Succession in 1936-1937


Introduction In 2013, the Government of Canada has claimed that succession does not form part of Canadian law, except inasmuch as the preamble of the Constitution Act, 1867 contains an implied principle of symmetry such that the Sovereign of the … Continue reading

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Anne Twomey on Succession to the Crown of Canada and Good Evidence of the Personal Union


Good Evidence of the Corporation Sole and the Personal Union Government House in Victoria, British Columbia (the state residence of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia) contains some good evidence for the fundamental constitutional arrangements of Canada and the United … Continue reading

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“Lucky Pierre”, by Gilbert Bowden


I have expressed considerable skepticism toward Justin Trudeau, the hereditary leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, because he consistently denies the divisive nature of politics and thus, ironically, promotes the very cynicism that he claims to oppose and subverts … Continue reading

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Toronto Newspaper Attacks the Undemocratic Centralization of Power in the Prime Minister and the Corrupt, Unelected Senate


I’d like to thank James Anderson and National News Watch for having published my column on putting the current parliamentary scandals into historical perspective. “The Power of the Prime Minister” In “The Power of the Prime Minister”, the editorial board … Continue reading

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André Binette and Rob Nicholson on Motard & Taillon’s Legal Challenge to the Succession Law


CTV News André Binette, the lawyer representing Professors Motard and Taillon, appeared on CTV News on 11 June 2013 to discuss their application challenging the constitutionality of Canada’s succession law. http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/royal-succession-laws-challenged-in-bid-to-renew-constitutional-debate-1.1320560 Binette pointed out that this case will ultimately rest … Continue reading

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