'This book had better be banned in the PMO'

Robin Sears reviews Parliamentary Democracy in Crisis.

Following the revelation last Christmas of how many Canadians — starting with the Prime Minister — have a twisted understanding of how we choose our governments, some of the best minds in academe decided urgent therapy was in order. In less than three months — the speed of light in the academy — under the leadership of the venerable Peter Russell, they have assembled a powerful and lucid book of essays about how Canada’s Constitution really works.

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