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Lec 6: Federalism

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Political Science
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Victoria Wohl

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Lec6: Federalism October-19-10 2:11PM 1. Whatisfederalism? 2. WhydidCanadaadopt a federalsystem? 3. EightfacesofCanadianFederalism Executivefederalism: Variousministersmeettwiceayearandagendaissetby theprovincehostingthemeeting. Lastonebroughtup theuseof tazers. Functionsofparliamentandpillarsofparliamentanddifferentbranches.Differentwaysofseeingthe rolesoftheMPs.MachineryofGov. RoleofGG and PMand Houseand FederalismtakesusintolawintheBritishNorthAmericanAct(1867). Twotypesofgovernmentcanimposethemselvesonthecitizens.Canadahasoneoftheonlyfed systemsintheworldanddefinitelyoneoftheoldest. 195-196: powerto makelawsandlegislateisdivided-itsthefederalgovernment;centralinOttawa. Ina purelyclassical,purelytheoreticalsystem,neithergovwouldbesubordinateorsuperiortothe other.The FirstMinisterwouldnotbelessimportantthanthePrimeMinister. Inpracticefedsystemsaregenerallybiasedinonedirectionoranother.Canadaisoneofthemost decentralizedfederalsystemsintheworld.TheUSisoneofthemostcentralizedalthoughitwas madetomakethestatesthemainactors andstrong points. Naturalpoliticalcompetitiontoexpand
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