Monthly Archives: September 2019

The Caretaker Convention in 2019


  Introduction  Prime Minister Trudeau has advised Her Excellency Julie Payette to dissolve the 42nd Parliament and issue the writs for the 43rd general election, which will occur on 21 October 2019. So endeth the longest session in Canadian history. … Continue reading

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The Prime Minister of Ontario Was Also a Member of Provincial Parliament


Introduction Ontario has paradoxically always held itself as superior to the other provinces yet also as the quintessential representation of Canada itself: Ontarians are the most likely of all Canadians to refer to and think of themselves as Canadian only, … Continue reading

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