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Political Science
Course
POLB50Y3
Professor
tr
Semester
Winter

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4 CONSTITUTIONAL ENGINEERINGConstitutional engineering seeks to solve the problems of a federal system of governmentthrough the establishment or alteration of constitutional structuresFormation of the BNA Actproblems prior to 1867 Union Act of 1840 trade American expansionismconsultation between colonies through direct conferences preference for a legislative union federation with centralistic characteristics residual powers lieutenantgovernors disallowance and reservation declaratory powerConstitution of Canada as set out in the BNA ActConstitution Act of 18675 fundamentals of the Confederation settlement1 division of powers 2 division of financial resources 3 federal controls on provinces 4 provincial representation in federal institutions intrastate federalism5 cultural guarantees enumerated sections 91 and 92 concurrent and residual powerseducation treaty powers language rightsAmendments to the BNA Actpre1982No amending clause included in the
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