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Battle over Oaths, Article submitted to the South China Morning Post, Hong Kong, November 11, 2016 (unpublished).

Canada and the China Question, paper presented to the Conference on Trudeau and Foreign Policy, Guandong University of Foreign Affairs, Guangzhou, China, October 15, 2016

The 2015 Canadian Election and Implications for China-Canada Relations, Paper presented at the Centre for Canadian Studies, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies , Guangzhou, December 10, 2015 and at Central China Normal University, Wuhan, Hubei Province, PRC on December 16, 2015.  powerpoint, photos

Seven Observations on Parliamentary Reform, Paper presented to a Conference of the Canadian Study of Parliament Group, May 22, 2015

Constitutional and Parliamentary Reform in the United Kingdom: Lessons for Canada,  Paper presented to the Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association, Brock University, St. Catharines Ontario, May 27, 2014

How Not to Reform A Senate, Paper presented to the New England Political Science Conference, Woodstock, Vermont, April 25, 2014.

Who Killed Parliamentary Government, Paper presented to the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, Regina, January 11, 2011.

Reflections on Expo 2010 in Shanghai, article submitted to Embassy, November 2010 but not published.

The Canadian Political Crisis of 2008, Paper presented to the New England Political Science Association, Portland Oregon, May 8-9, 2009.

The Devaluation of Responsible Government, Paper presented to the Writer’s Festival, the Big Idea: Canadian Democracy 101, April 25, 2009.

What will the 40th Parliament be Like, Paper presented to the Canadian Study of Parliament Group, December 5, 2008.

Minority Government in Canada and Québec: Contrasting Experiences, Paper presented to the Association of Canadian Studies in the United States, Quebec City, November 13-16, 2008.

The BC Citizens` Assembly and Referendum: Lessons for Ontario, Paper presented to the Annual Meeting of Fair Vote Canada, Ottawa, June 10, 2005.

The BC Citizens’ Assembly as a Model for Electoral Reform, Paper presented to a Conference of the New England Political Science Association, April 29-30, 2005.

New Zealand’s Experience with Electoral Reform, Paper presented to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Seminar in Regina, October 19, 2001.

The NDP and the Constitution, Paper presented to meeting of the New York State Political Science Association, Buffalo, New York, April 24-25 1992.

Parliamentary Government and Constitutional Amendment, Brief submitted to the Special Joint Committee on the Process for Amending the Constitution of Canada, February 4, 1991

Constitutional Government and Constitutional Amendment, Brief presented to the Special Committee on Ontario in Confederation (February 6 1991).

Parliamentary Government and Constitutional Reform, Paper presented to meeting of the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, Boston, November 20-23 1991.

That Was Then: This is Now: the Ontario NDP One Year Later, Paper presented to the Five Colleges Canadian Studies Program, Amherst, Massachusetts, November 1991.

Canada and Quebec — National Problems, Institutional Solutions, Paper presented to the First Conference of the Soviet Association for Canadian Studies, Chernovtsey, Ukraine, July 2-7 1991.

Quebec and the New North Atlantic Triangle, Paper presented to the New York State Political Science Association, Albany, New York, April 20, 1990.

The Meaning of Responsible Government, Paper presented to the seminar of the Canadian Study of Parliament Group, Ottawa, October 1989.

The Canadian Political Scene in 1989, Paper presented to Financial Women’s Association of New York, April 13, 1989.

Process and Politics: Thoughts on the 1988 Canadian election and its aftermath, Paper presented to a meeting of the Canada Study Group of the New York State Political Science Association, John Jay College, April 1, 1989.

Is the Canadian Governing Process going American, Paper presented to the Americas Society/Canadian Affairs January 25, 1989.

Report on the 1988 Canadian General Election (or Divided Government – Canadian Style), Paper presented to the Annual meeting of the Committee on the Constitutional System, Washington, December 8, 1988.

Parliamentary Discipline and the Discussion of Foreign Policy in the House of Commons, Paper presented to a seminar of the Canadian Institute of International Relations, Ottawa, April 30-May 2, 1984.

Parliamentary Associations and Foreign Affairs (with Serge Pelletier), Meeting of the Canadian Study of Parliament Group, Ottawa, April 30-May 2, 1984.

Reform of the House of Commons, Library of Parliament Current Issue Paper, August 10, 1979.

Arthur Beauchesne: A Case Study in Legislator-Staff Relations, Paper presented to the Conference on Legislative Studies in Canada, Simon Fraser University, February 15-17, 1979.