Over the last 240 years, the U.S. Constitution has been amended many times -- but never to extend the guarantee of equality to women.
Asia Pacific Currents
Labour updates from the Asia Pacific region and the struggle by Aboriginal people in Australia to get real power.
Section 15's curious history makes it a wild card in the Charter.
The Liberals' backsliding on adopting UNDRIP and inexplicable approvals of the Site C Dam and Lelu Island LNG plant in B.C. are part of a long tradition of deceiving and betraying First Nations.
In this long election, we must demand more from those who hope to govern us. We need to ensure that this election is decided on real issues that affect all Canadians and not on pointless distractions.
Stephen Harper told CBC's Peter Mansbridge that he thinks he 'wins' the election if he gets the most seats. That is pure humbug.
Section 47 of the Constitution of Canada says clearly that the House of Commons can pass a constitutional amendment with the Senate.
The BNA Act says senators must be 'resident in' the provinces they represent. Duffy and Wallin did not meet that requirement when Harper named them to the Upper House of Parliament.
These proposed laws are a blatant violation of Canadians' fundamental rights to freedom of association and expression as contained in Canada's Charter.
Frédéric Bastien's La bataille de Londres claims the patriation of the Constitution was a coup d'état. Is this so? Must we endlessly replay the partisan battles that have disfigured Canadian politics?