McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC)

Expert: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney steps down as UCP leader

Published: 19May2022

Premier Jason Kenney threw Alberta politics into a tailspin on May 18 when he narrowly won a United Conservative Party (UCP) leadership review vote only to announce he was quitting the top job....

Leading McGill scholars celebrated for sharing their work with the media

Published: 20Apr2022

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier has announced the 2022 winners of the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media. The prize was created to recognize exceptional scholars...

Expert : Anand to defence, Joly to foreign affairs: Trudeau announces major cabinet shakeup

Published: 26Oct2021

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is kicking off his third mandate with a monumental shift in his cabinet lineup that makes significant changes to senior portfolios. Anita Anand becomes only the second...

Expert: Canada headed for a federal election on Sept. 20

Published: 17Aug2021

Following a meeting with Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau this morning, Governor General Mary Simon approved his request to dissolve Parliament, triggering the issuing of the election writs and...

Experts: Inuk leader Mary Simon named Canada's 1st Indigenous governor general

Published: 9Jul2021

Inuk leader Mary Simon has been chosen as the next governor general — the first Indigenous person ever to be appointed as the Queen's representative in Canada. During a news conference at the...

Expert: Green Party's Annamie Paul survives emergency meeting over leadership

Published: 16Jun2021

The leadership of the Green Party's Annamie Paul is safe — for now — after party brass decided late Tuesday not to kick-start a process that could have ultimately ousted her as leader of the party....

Experts: Scottish National Party promise independence referendum after election win

Published: 11May2021

The Scottish National Party is promising to hold a second independence referendum after election results announced Saturday saw pro-independence candidates gain a majority in the Scottish...

Experts: Federal Budget 2021

Published: 19Apr2021

The federal government unveiled its spending plans to manage the remainder of the COVID-19 crisis and chart an economic course in a post-pandemic Canada. The Liberals’ first budget in two years...

Experts: Trudeau’s Throne Speech

Published: 22Sep2020

As Canada's parliament returns and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seeks to put an ethics scandal behind him, his government will unveil its plans this week for the country's pandemic response and...

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