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Canada should cut the cord from British monarchy, and Parliament should elect its head of state

We're willing to accept William as the future head of state, but want to abolish the Senate. I don't get it.

TORONTO—Many people are against the Canadian Senate because, they say, Senators "are not democratically elected by the people." But at the same time, a lot of Canadians are excited and ready to cheer for the future British king of Canada, William, now the Duke of Cambridge, and his new wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate, who are visiting Canada.

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Canada should cut the cord from British monarchy, and Parliament should elect its head of state

We're willing to accept William as the future head of state, but want to abolish the Senate. I don't get it.

TORONTO—Many people are against the Canadian Senate because, they say, Senators "are not democratically elected by the people." But at the same time, a lot of Canadians are excited and ready to cheer for the future British king of Canada, William, now the Duke of Cambridge, and his new wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate, who are visiting Canada.

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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