Canadian Government and Politics
An introduction to government and politics in Canada, covering institutional structures and their evolution (the constitution, parliament, the cabinet, the courts, the charter, federalism); political processes (political parties, elections and voting behaviour); and political culture and ideology.
Stephen Brooks, Canadian Democracy: An Introduction, 8th ed. (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2015).
Format and Requirements
Lectures and tutorials. Two essays, one term test, tutorial participation and a final examination.
1.0 POL credit or 4.0 full course equivalents