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The Institute for the Study of the Crown in Canada notes with regret the death of its President, D. Michael Jackson, CVO, SOM, CD, FSCC. This website will be updated in due course.

Experts on the Canadian Crown

Founded in 2014, the Institute for the Study of the Crown in Canada is a respected authority on the Crown in Canada, having evolved from an informal network, begun in 2005, of people from a variety of backgrounds interested in promoting knowledge and understanding of the institution of constitutional monarchy in Canada.

Who we are

The Institute is headed by a president, is governed by an executive committee, and is supported by an expert advisory board.

Fellows

The Institute has established a College of Fellows to recognize distinguished persons who have made major contributions to the study of the Crown.

Backgrounders

To mark the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, the Institute published a series of backgrounders offering practical information about the Crown in the 21st century. Les notes d’information sur la Couronne sont disponibles en français.


Publications

The Institute is proud to have supported the publication of several books and academic journals. The Institute has published a general bibliography on the Crown in Canada.

Conferences

The Institute periodically holds conferences bringing together Canadian and international experts and practitioners for discussion and debate. 

In the media

People associated with the Institute are regularly sought out by media to comment on issues related to the Crown.