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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.

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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.

 

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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.

The Hill Times photograph Jake Wright
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.

 

  
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Wednesday, December 31, 1969
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
World Press Photo 15 exhibit premiere at the Canadian War Museum, July 22 July 24, 2015

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A woman takes in the third prize for contemporary issues single photos by Italian photographer Fulvio Bugani. His series is called 'Waria: Being a Different Muslim.'
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Cees Cole, Netherlands ambassador to Canada.
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Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums.
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World Press Photo representative Noortje Gorter.
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Photographer Chris Roussakis, Hill Times reporter Rachel Aiello, photographer Cynthia Münster and Hill Times online editor Bea Vongdouangchanh.
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The music from these two string musicians flowed through the gallery all evening.
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Jeanine DeVos taking in the exhibit.
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Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums, with Silvie Morel.
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Cynthia and Yves Bled.

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