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The history and stories of how our Canadian Political system was created and how it has evolved into our current political system.

The Canadian Wheat Board

In light of the recent continuing series of events that highlight the openness of Canada's New Government to the dismantling of Canadian institutions and giving it to foreigners, I thought it was time to let you in on the not-so-secret war on the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB).First, the history of

Federal Transfers to the Provinces

(How equalization actually works) One of the least understood features of our Confederation is the term " Equalization Payments". In the abstract it is not difficult to explain.  Essentially the federal government has a pool of cash that it distributes amongst the provinces, based on each province's economic capacity, reflected in

Proportional Representation

The Wikipedia dictionary states:Proportional Representation (PR) describes various multi-winner electoral systems which try to ensure that the proportional support gained by different groups is accurately reflected in the election result. Proportional representation is also used to describe this (intended) effect.A study into PR is a look into confusion.  It tries to