How Trust can Make or Break a Democratic Relationship

Gagan Batra Now that another Canadian federal election has come and gone, it is time to reflect upon the results. With this election came one big surprise: not only did the Federal Liberals secure a majority government for the first time in 15 years, they also became the first party to jump from third party…

The Scottish Referendum and the Future of Governance in the UK

Gagan Batra and Guy Miscampbell The votes are in. After years of speculation – and an outcome deemed ‘too close to call’ in the weeks and days leading up to last Thursday’s results – the Scottish referendum has come to an end, with Scotland rejecting independence and opting to remain part of the United Kingdom….