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Spring 2018 Newsletter

A word from the Communications Director The late Trinidadian economist Lloyd Best made the point that the word constitution refers to a lot more than a document. It is about the way a society holds itself together and how it is governed. Therefore, many issues that aren’t normally thought of as “constitutional issues” have constitutional implications. This

Winter 2018 Newsletter

A word from the communications director   This issue of the Institute of Responsible Government newsletter offers a window into a variety of topics: Canada’s constitutional structure at the time of Confederation, the difference between power and authority, the problem of public sector comfort zones, the weakness of parliamentary government and more. You can just skim what’s