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University of Toronto St. George
Political Science
Nelson Wiseman

Pol214 Oct 24, 2011 1. The Federal Principle 2. Origins of Confederation 3. Faces of Federalsm JCPC Intra vires Ultra vires Stare Decisis Gov’t Expenditures as % of GDP 1950- Fed= 11% Prov= 6% 2006- Fed= 15% Prov= 18% Revenue (% of GDP) 1950- Fed= 16% Prov= 5% 2006- Fed= 16% Prov= 19% Medicare- the have to be: 1. Comprehensive 2. Portable 3. Universal 4. PublicAdministration 5. Accessible Factors in Federalism Evolution 1. Courts 2. Inter-Govt Negotiations 3. Fed. Spending Power 4. Public Expectations 5. Technology Conventions in Federalism and realm of law. Federal vs Provincial Canada influenced by the US Supreme Court 4 principles- one is federalism, central part Federal legislation- control area vital to national security, defence, trade, etc State legislature- control areas that are local like education. Laws cannot trump each other. However they try to expand their powers, pushing the line. In practice, federal constitution is biased in favour of the federal. They would ask who controls taxes, banks, etc. who has residual government? What we haven’t thought about is in power of this legislature or that legislature. Residual power given to federal.Another example is taxation of federal bias. Canadians agreed on a
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