Monthly Archives: July 2013

Allegiance to the Queen Means Allegiance to Canada


I thank James Anderson for having published a version of this column, “Allegiance to the Queen Means Allegiance to Canada“, on National News Watch: Featured Ink. By James W.J. Bowden and Cara Des Granges Permanent residences in Canada must swear or … Continue reading

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Law Professors from the University of Ottawa on Succession to the Crown


Another new development has just emerged in the ongoing narrative of royal succession. Earlier today, four professors of law at the University of Ottawa co-authored a column in Le Devoir and explained their constitutional objections to the Government of Canada’s … Continue reading

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Succession to the Crowns in Australasia & Succession as Part of Canadian Law


Australia On 19 April 2013, the Council of Australian Governments (the equivalent of the Council of the Federation plus the Government of Canada) convened in Canberra. All six state Premiers and the federal Prime Minister came to a consensus on … Continue reading

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