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Lec 6: Federalism

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School
University of Toronto St. George
Department
Political Science
Course
POL214Y1
Professor
Victoria Wohl
Semester
Fall

Description
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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