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Union Dirty Work: Labor Now Risks Democratic Fabric

NOT CONTENT with its complicity in a challenge to a Royal Commissioner — made purely to protect criminal thuggery — the ALP is so beholden to lawless, violent unions as to now undertake an enterprise that risks democracy itself; its plan to seek vice-regal intervention to remove Dyson Heydon is inappropriate, breaches convention, and imperils democratic institutions. 2,141 more words

GG Nod and Pride Week Begins

The Calgary Gay History Project is pleased to announce that it received an honourable mention in the 2015 Governor General’s History Awards for Excellence in Community Programming.   135 more words

Queer

A very important old boy stops by

The Governor General of Australia, His Excellency General The Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove and Lady Cosgrove have paid a very special visit to his old school St Francis of Assisi Regional Catholic Primary School, Paddington. 437 more words

Events

Dissolution of the Ministry

Both section 5 of the Constitution Act, 1867 and section 4(1) of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms limit the duration of a Parliament to five years (with the exception of times of war or insurrection). 554 more words

House Of Commons

Bronwyn Bishop to stand down as Speaker

Embattled speaker Bronwyn Bishop is standing down. Picture: Mark Stewart Source: News Corp Australia

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott says Bronwyn Bishop will stand down as Speaker of the House of Representatives. 252 more words

Our Opinion

Making Sense of Constitutional Crises

Not surprisingly, my suggestion that the Governor General dismiss Stephen Harper as Prime Minister for his (Mr. Harper’s, that is) unconstitutional policy of not appointing Senators turned out to not to be any more popular than my… 793 more words

Constitutional Law

Dismiss Him

The Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, has announced that he will no longer be making any Senate appointments. Not that he had been making any recently ― in the last couple of years in fact.  1,074 more words

Constitutional Law