The Referendum in Multi-level States: Fracturing or Fostering Federal Models of Government?

The use of the referendum, particularly at the level of constitutional decision-making, has proliferated widely in recent decades.more


Salle comble pour Brian Mulroney et Jean Charest

Un événement organisé par L’Idée fédérale, en collaboration avec l’Université McGill, a attiré plus de 300 personnes, le 14 février, à Montréal.more


Newsletter: Towards Scottish Independence? Examining the Scottish Government’s White Paper

In September 2014, Scots will be asked to decide on the following question: Should Scotland be an independent country? Yes/No.more


Symposium: The Legacy of Claude Ryan – Liberalism, Faith & Secularity

Symposium: How do Ryan’s wide-ranging contributions still speak to debates in Québec and beyond?more


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«No one could appreciate more than I the advantages of the federative system. I see in it one of the most powerful combinations in favour of human prosperity and liberty.»

- Alexis de Tocqueville.