Reforming Canada’s political institutions complicated by distortions, misunderstandings and interrelationships

David Smith is to Canadian legislative studies as Donald Savoie is to the study of Canadian public administration. His latest book, The Constitution in a Hall of Mirrors: Canada at 150, is worth the read.

Parliamentarians who read this book and grasp its core concepts will be in a better position to make sense of the smoke and mirrors that pervade life on the Hill, writes Alex Marland. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

PUBLISHED :Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 12:00 AM

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