This course examines the institutional foundations and principles of Canadian government, and the social, cultural, and historical factors that shape its politics. Topics covered are the Canadian constitution, the executive, parliament, the public service, the federal system, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the courts, political parties, the electoral system, interest groups, social movements, Quebec nationalism, and aboriginal self-determination.
Area of Focus: Canadian Government and Politics
Any 4.0 credits.
(POLB50H3), (POLB52H3), POL214Y, POL224Y