Canadian History Wed 3
BNA Act of 1867
Section 91 central government
92 provincial gov
A Whiggish Approach to History a perspective that focused on the good and implies
that change was necessary that emphasises progress. Looks at big events and shows how
they are good and each step worked towards a positive goal.
Worried that there would be friction between the provincial and federal government
which did happen
Factors in the Atlantic colonies: resistance and support for confederation
Newfoundland colony was the least interested in seriously thinking about confederation
They do not want to pay taxes, to pay for expenses that benefit central Canada not them.
Nova Scotia Why would we give up our independence which has vital links to Britain
and the other trade ports. A lot of people in the atlantic colonies that were opposed to