Patrick Monahan, Vice-President Academic & Provost of York University and one of Canada’s foremost constitutional law experts, spoke to CBC's The Current on March 22 about opposition MPs who are trying to limit the Prime Minister's powers on a range of issues. They passed a motion that limits the Prime Minister's ability to prorogue Parliament. They asked the Speaker of the House to find the Prime Minister and three cabinet ministers in contempt of Parliament if they refuse to hand over the documents. It's a show-down with high stakes for everyone involved ... a power struggle with constitutional implications.
The segment runs approximately 20 minutes.
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