The Maple Monarchists - Blog: Democracy Watch combines Good Intent with an oddly poor understanding of the Canadian Constitution to Ill Effect

Democracy Watch Logo Recently I learned that an organization called Democracy Watch was going to sue the New Brunswick government over its decision to call an early election back in September. Now, suing anyone is risky but more so when that organization has limitless funds to mount a defence. So if nothing else I commend their bravery. Sadly, the bravery has a

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The Maple Monarchists - Blog: The Ongoing Problem of Governor General Julie Payette and How it Could Have Been Prevented

Gov. Gen. Julie Payette The tenure of current governor general Julie Payette could be described as a wee bit turbulent. Early missteps were largely forgiven as the actions of someone new to the role. But as the one year anniversary of Her Excellency’s appointment rolled around there were new questions. Her presence at various events was being scaled back.

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The Maple Monarchists - Blog: Green Party Leadership Candidates and the Monarchy: Dylan Perceval-Maxwell

Dylan Perceval-Maxwell The leadership survey(s) continue with me having three replies to share today. First up, Mr. Perceval- Maxwell sent an interesting reply.  In response to what he thought of the monarchy he replied: “I love Prince Charles he has been an environmentalist for at least 40 years. Bush won over Gore because the USA does

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The Maple Monarchists - Blog: GGconversations: The Difference Between Being Partisan And Being Political

Governor General Julie Payette has launched a video series where Her Excellency discusses different issues related to the current pandemic. It is always good to see Her Majesty’s representatives taking the initiative in performing their role. The video series began in May and has covered science, art, entrepreneurship, and other topics.  Some of the videos go into topics

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The Maple Monarchists - Blog: What comes after the Supreme Court ruling on Royal Succession?

Badge of the Supreme Court of Canada Last Thursday the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a ruling by the Quebec Court of Appeal on the 2013Succession to the Throne Act. The decision upholds the act as being constitutional. Without getting too far into the legal arguments the point of contention was whether changes to royal succession require an act of

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The Maple Monarchists - Blog: Green Party Leadership Candidates and the Monarchy: David Merner

David Merner Today I received a response from Green leadership candidate David Merner to my survey questions. Heis the former 2019 candidate for Green Party of Canada candidate in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke.  It has been a while since the last survey response was received so as a refresher the questions I sent to each ​candidate are below:  ​1. What are your views

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The Maple Monarchists - Blog: Conservative Leadership Candidates and the Monarchy: Marilyn Gladu

Today I’m sharing the survey response received from Marilyn Gladu via  Facebook. She is the MP for Sarnia— Lambton and was first elected in 2015. Mrs. Gladu’s response was the  last received before the reminder  emails went out. So far the response  rate has been better than expected. I  will be posting an index of them soon. Now, on

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