Posts Tagged "Caretaker Convention"

2015 Public vs. 2008 non-Public Caretaker Government documents – a comparison

Ted Hsu

As you might know, since 2011 I have been calling (motivated by the work of scholars and other experts) on the government to make public the guidelines for the behaviour of the caretaker government, during periods when Parliament is dissolved…

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Mr. Harper, Release the election “rule book” for ministers before you drop the writ

Ted Hsu

UPDATE August 4, 2015 For a comparison of the new, public and old, non-public document, see this blog post and for another perspective today, see this blog by Michael Geist UPDATE: August 3, 2015 The Privy Council Office has just made…

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Make public the election-period “rule book” for ministers!

Ted Hsu

  UPDATE – JUNE 26, 2015   When I recently went to see if there had been an update in the federal government, my staff spotted this: Should we be worried for the upcoming federal election campaign?     There…

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