Course Description

This course examines both the formal and informal relations between the federal and provincial governments of Canada, as well as the effect these relations have on Canadian politics and public policies. Themes include national unity and regional diversity, elite decision making and democratic participation, the Aboriginal question, Quebec separation, and the effects of federal/provincial turf wars on social, environment and economic policies and programs. The course culminates in a 1st Minster's Conference simulation. (Formerly PPA 650).


Prerequisite: CPPA 102 or PPA 422 or (CPOG 110 and POG 210) or POL 332 or CPPA 120
Antirequisite: POG 416

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