Canada’s got phony fixed election date laws and that may be a good thing: Nelson Wiseman

A virtue of the Canadian system is its fixed electoral cycle.

Fluid election dates could be good, kid: Prime Minister Stephen Harper, pictured in this file photo in Ottawa. Unlike the United States, where the public has no opportunity to break a deadlock between their Congress and their President until a fixed date every or four years, a virtue of the Canadian system is its fluid electoral cycle, writes Nelson Wiseman. The Hill Times photograph Jake Wright

By Nelson Wiseman

PUBLISHED : Friday, July 11, 2014 10:42 PM

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