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Policy Making in Canada

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Canadian Studies
CANS 200
Elsbeth Anne Heaman

Policy making in CanadaSocial economic regional realitiesIdeas and institutions o Political Culture o Parliamentary democracy o Division of powers and federalism o Public policy is a course of action or inaction in which decisions made to effect change or not o Derivesimpacted on interests and institutions which interact with one another and contribute ot the shape of public policies o Interactive kind of process shaped by politics of innovation Public policy doesnt stop the day governments sign a bill into lawEvolutionary approach to Public Policy Emergence policies emerge as problems become identified as public prioritiesAgendasettingto act or not to actPrioritysettingwhich problem to act on now o Agendasetting identification of a problem as a political issue to be addressed by public authoritieshas to focus attention for a public responseCoupling of problem with political context elevates a problem to a priorityTr
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