A Resilient Crown - Dundurn

A Resilient Crown

Canada's Monarchy at the Platinum Jubilee

Published August 2022


As the Queen marks seventy years on the throne, this engaging work examines Canada’s constitutional monarchy.

As Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Platinum Jubilee in 2022 and nears the conclusion of her reign, much discussion and debate has taken place about the monarchy in Canada.

A Resilient Crown examines a broad range of issues related to Canada’s constitutional monarchy, its present state, and its future. Topics include Crown-Indigenous relations; the foundational place of the Crown in Canada’s system of government; the viceregal offices and the role of the administrator; the Crown and francophone Canada; the prime ministers and the Queen; royal tours; and Queen Elizabeth herself.

Drawing from academics, serving and retired public servants, and well-known commentators, this book brings together a rich collection of essays that delve into the Crown in Canada today.


D. Michael Jackson

D. Michael Jackson (1940–2022) was president and a Fellow of the Institute for the Study of the Crown in Canada. Appointed by the Queen as a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order in 2005, he was a recipient of the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers and a member of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit. His books include The Crown and Canadian Federalism, The Canadian Kingdom, and Royal Progress.

Christopher McCreery

Christopher McCreery is a founding member of the Institute for the Study of the Crown in Canada and is the author of more than a dozen books. He is private secretary to the lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia and is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. In 2010, he was appointed a member of the Royal Victorian Order by the Queen. He lives in Halifax.

Book Details

August 2022
6x9 in
304 pp
August 2022
304 pp
August 2022
304 pp