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Disclosing and Reviewing Parliamentarians’ Expenses: International Perspectives

Alex Smith Economics, Resources and International Affairs Division (Aussi disponible en francais : Divulgation et examen des dépenses des parlementaires : perspective internationale) To help parliamentarians fulfill their responsibilities, they receive public funds, which allow them to hire staff, travel to and from their constituencies and pay various costs related to their duties. In Canada, the…

Memorial Chamber, First World War Book of Remembrance, Parliament Hill

Parliament and the First World War – 1. Before the Storm: From Discord to Unity

(Disponible en français : Le Parlement et la Première Guerre mondiale – 1. Prélude à l’orage : De la discorde à l’unité) This is the first in a series of three articles.  A Canadian contribution to the Imperial Navy? At the start of the 20th century, all industrialized nations were engaged, to varying degrees, in an…