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The Executive Lecture / Readings

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Department
Political Science
Course Code
POL214Y1
Professor
Victoria Wohl

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Lecture 3 – September 28 th
, 2010 – Machinery of Government: The Executive
Why did it take until 1982 to change constitution?
oCanadians couldnt decide amongst themselves regarding how to change their own constitution
Attempts to change constitution = Meech Accord and Charlottetown Accord (Referendum)
Constitution is always change (1867-1982)
oStill changing today
Why are we unlikely to change the amending formula?
oPolitical culture/values of Canadians changed
Many people feel they are part of the constitution
Amending formula = if you want to change the constitution, you must call for a referendum
Meech Lake = didnt get through all 10 provinces (one Aboriginal person Elijah Harper kept it from passing on procedural
grounds)
Constitutional Amending Formulae (Big C)
oSection 38/42 7/50 Rule (50% of population)
oSection 41 Unanimity
oSection 44 Parliament only (change own rules)
oSection 45 Provincial legislation only
oSection 43 Parliament + 1 or more legislation (province)
Very difficult
oCalling convention?
Referendum?
Quebecs constitution
oEnglish vs. French
Equality between them
Formal Organization of Government:
Figure 8.1
House of Commons = make laws (legislature)
www.notesolution.com

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Lecture 3 September 28 , 2010 Machinery of Government: The Executive Why did it take until 1982 to change constitution? o Canadians couldnt decide amongst themselves regarding how to change their own constitution Attempts to change constitution = Meech Accord and Charlottetown Accord (Referendum) Constitution is always change (1867-1982) o Still changing today Why are we unlikely to change the amending formula? o Political culturevalues of Canadians changed Many people feel they are part of the constitution Amending formula = if you want to change the constitution, you must call for a referendum Meech Lake = didnt get through all 10 provinces (one Aboriginal person
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