The Senate in the Canadian Constitution Explained

With recent scandals and demands for reform, here are some thoughts on the Canadian Senate in our Constitution and the effort to improve the system of appointments.

This video documentary covers the history of our Westminster System of government, including the thinking of Plato and Aristotle through a long line of philosophers.

They believed that democracy on its own can have great problems but if it is balanced in a mixed government the negative aspects can be better managed.

Historical examples of the difficulties that can be experienced by pure democracies are given.

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