Robin Sears, a New Democrat now of the Earnscliffe Strategy Group and a look-alike of Franklin D. Roosevelt, has joined with Susan Delacourt, Chantal Hebert, and Andrew Coyne in musing about or overtly calling for an early dissolution and snap election. It’s telling that Sears doesn’t even mention the fixed-date election law at all in his column; he presumes its constitutional and political irrelevance — and quite reasonably so.
Canadian columnists have come a long way in ten years.
- When Snap Elections Are Good and Just
- Fixed-date Elections
- Jacob Rees-Mogg and Jeremy Corbyn Expose the Futility of the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act
- The Mandate Problem and Fixed-Date Election Laws
- Fixed-Date Election Foibles in the Provinces
- What Is It About Dissolution That Everyone Finds So Confusing?