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Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage

Thou Art Anxious

Decisions, decisions

Keep in Touch

Why digital connections can’t sustain health, happiness or politics

Emmett Macfarlane

Emmett Macfarlane is a professor of political science at the University of Waterloo. He is the author of Governing from the Bench: The Supreme Court of Canada and the Judicial Role (UBC Press, 2013) and the editor of the forthcoming book Constitutional Amendment in Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2016).

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Due South

Are Canada’s constitutional values becoming more American? March 2016
There are people for whom the threat of Americanization apparently looms over the Canadian collective consciousness like a cultural guillotine. As a major preoccupation of Canadian studies of political culture, comparisons of Canadian culture to that of the United States seem at once natural and myopic. As two of the most similar countries in the…