Constitution

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Federalism in Canada

Par (auteur) Kathy L. Brock & Geoffrey Hale
Édité par Gregory Tardi
Catégories: Pouvoirs exécutifs
Séries: Understanding Canada

What does the concept of “federalism” mean and how does a federation differ from a unitary state? Professors Brock and Hale focus specifically on Canada as an example of a federal state and explain ...

The Recognition of Two Official Languages in Canada

Par (auteur) Michel Bastarache
Édité par Gregory Tardi
Catégories: Constitution
Séries: Understanding Canada

Official bilingualism comprises Canadians’ ability to deal with their own state authorities, and in matters of public life, in the official language of their choice. In The Recognition of Two Official ...

Canada's Parliament

Par (auteur) Steven Chaplin
Édité par Gregory Tardi
Catégories: Pouvoirs exécutifs
Séries: Understanding Canada

Parliament is at the centre of the Canadian system of democratic government and law-making. This primer traces the roots of Canada’s Parliament in the United Kingdom and shows how it has developed a ...

Political Law in Canada

Par (auteur) Gregory Tardi
Avant-propos de Patrick J. Monahan
Catégories: Pouvoirs exécutifs
Séries: Understanding Canada

Democracy implies the primacy of law over discretion and power. Several disciplines, in particular constitutional law and political science, offer traditional analyses of this reality. Political law is ...

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms, 7th edition

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms, 7e, provides an accessible yet thorough account of the constitutional protection and practical application of rights under the Canadian Charter. This seventh edition ...

Assisted Reproduction Policy in Canada

Par (auteur) Dave Snow
Catégories: Constitution

 

The world has undergone a revolution in assisted reproduction, as processes such as in vitro fertilization, embryonic screening, and surrogacy have become commonplace. Yet when governments attempt to ...

The Constitution in a Hall of Mirrors

Par (auteur) David E. Smith
Catégories: Constitution

In The Constitution in a Hall of Mirrors, David E. Smith presents an accessible analysis of the interconnectedness of Canada’s parliamentary institutions. Smith argues that Parliament is a unity comprised ...

Red, White, and Kind of Blue?

Par (auteur) David Schneiderman
Catégories: Constitution

Situated between two constitutional traditions, those of the United Kingdom and the United States, Canada has maintained a distinctive third way: federal, parliamentary, and flexible. Yet, in recent years ...

The Chrétien Legacy

Par (auteur) Lois Harder & Steve Patten
Catégories: Constitution

Lois Harder is associate professor, political science, University of Alberta.
Steve Patten is associate professor, political science, University of Alberta.