POLI 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 33: Westminster System, Lake Ontario

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15 Sep 2017
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5 elements: indigenous people, unwritten constitution, written constitution, judicial interpretation, people"s constitution. Original occupants of land, still present in society and constitutional politics. Royal proclamation 1763- importance of indigenous people. 1754- british about to have war with france (7 years war) Land could only be taken away from indigenous people by treaty -> settlers began moving west, were taking land from indigenous people anyway. Royal proclamation- only crown could take land -> settlers had to buy from. Pre confederation (confederation 1867) treaties signed around lake ontario. After confederation canadian government signed treaties with indigenous people across canada (ontario and prairies) -> numbered treaties. Not all canada was taken by treaty, especially in bc. Indigenous people have constitutional set of rights, different set than everyone else. 1987- royal proclamation is constitution act: unwritten constitution. Like canada, britain doesn"t have a constitution. Convention is not law: written constitution. Established a set of roles to distinguish between federal and provincial powers.

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