Author Archives: Alastair MacKinnon

About Alastair MacKinnon

Alastair MacKinnon, B.A. (Hons) (University of Calgary) is a Juris Doctor candidate at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law. Alastair has a particular interest in criminal and constitutional law. Alastair’s first blog post is on the topic of Senate reform, which was also the subject of his undergraduate honours thesis.

Senate Reform on the Horizon: Does the Parliament of Canada have the power to unilaterally change the terms and selection method of Senators?

PDF version: Senate Reform on the Horizon: Does the Parliament of Canada have the power to unilaterally change the terms and selection method of Senators?  Legislation considered: Bill C-7, An Act respecting the selection of senators and amending the Constitution … Continue reading

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