CPAC

Public Record

Loading video...

Public Record - 2009 Law and Parliament Conference (Part 1 of 9)


The Institute of Parliamentary and Political Law holds its third Law and Parliament Conference, Toronto, Ont., November 12–14, 2009. This year's conference theme is “Parliament and Government: Partners and Adversaries.”

During this November 13th session, entitled “The Parliamentary Scene,” parliamentary law experts discuss the legal framework for changing governments without an election. The speakers are Bryan Schwartz (Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba), Louis Massicotte (Department of Political Sciences, Laval University), Graham Steele (Minister of Finance, Nova Scotia), and Robert Hazell (director, The Constitution Unit (United Kingdom)). Robert Walsh (the chair of the IPPL board) makes opening remarks. Later, the speakers field questions from conference attendees.


more less

Related Videos

Question Period

March 20, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defends the government’s economic policies ahead of the upcoming budget and speaks on the government’s...

Question Period

March 10, 2017

Ginette Petitpas Taylor (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance) defends the government’s economic policies ahead of the...

PrimeTime Politics

March 9, 2017

Peter Van Dusen previews a visit by the U.S. secretary of homeland security with MPs Matthew Dubé (NDP), Randy Hoback (Conservative), and...

Question Period

March 6, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answers questions about the upcoming federal budget, cases of Canadians being denied entry into the U.S., and...