The Monkey Cage: Canada


Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 03/22/2014

Canada’s Supreme Court has rejected its new member. Here’s how this changes Canada’s constitutional debate

Canada’s Supreme Court has ruled that a judge nominated to serve on it is constitutionally ineligible. In one stroke, the Court has changed its own constitutional status and established greater independence.

By Erin Crandall  |  01:20 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, Judicial politics

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Canada is polarizing--and it’s because of the parties

In Canada, polarization is real--and it’s the product of parties’ strategic choices, not voters’ changing views.

By Richard Johnston  |  01:30 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, Polarization, Political Parties

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 11/08/2013

The week in one song: ‘Rob Ford (Crack Remix)’

Crack is whack, especially for mayors of major North American cities.

By Christopher Federico  |  04:01 PM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, Rob Ford