Posts with the Tag 'terms'

Fixed Terms

Did you ever see a law sneak so speedily through Parliament as Bill C-16 – the law fixing election dates at four year intervals from October 2009 onward? This in spite of the Conservative Party of Canada’s written Policy #10 – “Electoral Reform”, which avows, “A national referendum will be held prior to implementing any […]

Who’s In Charge Here?

STRUCTURE OF GOVERNANCE IN CANADA (REDESIGNING) [“Trust the people. Leave them alone.” (Attributed to Lao Tse in the Tao Te Ching, c. 300 BCE)] A. Who’s In Charge Here? Two conditions describe a free people: 1. Free people have the power to control what their governments do. 2. Free people have the power to control […]