The question Canadians should ask as they continue to debate the monarchy in this country is: how to square the institutional benefits of a non-partisan Head of State with the monarchy's obvious democratic deficit?
Three permanent residents in Canada recently challenged the requirement to swear an oath to the Queen in order to obtain
A group of immigrants applying for Canadian citizenship are going to court and demanding to cede the oath to "her Majesty Queen Elizabeth." There is a simple answer to this non-problem. Don't move here. Don't move to one of the 43 nations with a monarchy either.