This course introduces students to the Canadian political system, including the Constitution and its institutional pillars: cabinet and parliament, federalism, the courts and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Topics covered include political parties, ideology, the media, diversity, language politics, indigenous peoples, and contemporary issues.
Format and Requirements
The course includes lectures and tutorial sessions.
4.0 credits, or 1.0 credit in POL/ JPA/ JPF/ JPI/ JPR/ JPS/ JRA courses