The Canadian Constitution
The moral foundations, historical events, political forces and legal ideas that have shaped the Canadian constitution; the roots, legacies, and judicial interpretation of the Constitution Act 1867, the Constitution Act 1982, and in particular the Charter of Rights and Freedoms; the constitutional framework of federalism; the politics of constitutional change; multiculturalism, 'rights talk', and the judicialization of politics.
Format and Requirements
One two-hour lecture per week. Course requirements TBA.
POL214Y1 or POL214Y5 or POLB50Y3 or POL224Y1