Mystery Files

The Mystery Of Who's the Boss

The clues: A crown, a sword, and a voting box The file label: "Who's the Boss?" How do countries decide who's in charge? E.B. goes to a medieval reenactment camp to see first-hand how medieval kings seized power and ruled with absolute authority. Kyla goes to Parliament Hill, where an MP and the Governor General help her understand how in a parliamentary monarchy, the monarch and elected officials share power. But it turns out that in a modern democracy, the real "boss" is the voter.