The ISCC has overseen the publication of a number of works, three as a result of conferences organized and held by the Institute, and two additional books published by Dundurn Press as part of an ongoing series of books about the Crown in Canada.

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The Evolving Canadian Crown


A book of essays edited by Jennifer Smith and D. Michael Jackson and published by McGill-Queen’s University Press in 2012. Papers resulting from the 2010 Ottawa conference.

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The Crown in the 21st Century

 A special issue of the University of Alberta’s Review of Constitutional Studies in 2017, edited by Philippe Lagassé and Nicholas A. MacDonald, featured the constitutional issues raised at the 2016 conference. 

Canada and the Crown:  Essays on Constitutional Monarchy

Edited by D. Michael Jackson and Philippe Lagassé and published by McGill-Queen’s University Press in 2013. Papers resulting from the 2012 Regina conference. 

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The Institute for the Study of the Crown in Canada sponsors a series of books on the Crown published by Dundurn Press.

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The Queen at the Council Fire: The Treaty of Niagara, Reconciliation, and the Dignified Crown in Canada

Authored by Nathan Tidridge, this work was released in 2015. It illuminated one of the most significant roles of the Canadian Crown and one of the key issues facing Canada in the twenty-first century: relationships with the Indigenous peoples.   

The Canadian Kingdom:  150 Years of Constitutional Monarchy 

This marked the sesquicentennial of Canadian Confederation in 2017 – an appropriate juncture to review the historical and present role of the Crown in Canada. Edited by D. Michael Jackson, the book includes contributions by eleven authors.  It was published in 2018.

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