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By J Peter Meekison, Hamish Telford, Harvey Lazar

Starting with an exam of the position of "traditional" associations resembling Parliament, cupboard, the excellent court docket, and political events, "Canada: nation of the Federation 2002" affirms the long-held trust that those our bodies don't supply potent boards for interregional bargaining, making a void that has been crammed no less than partly via government federalism. participants finish that the functionality of conventional associations, taken as a complete, has deteriorated during the last a number of a long time, putting extra strain at the procedures of government federalism.

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NOTES 1. David Cameron and Richard Simeon, “Intergovernmental Relations in Canada: The Emergence of Collaborative Federalism,” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 32, 2 (Spring 2002); Harvey Lazar, “The Federal Role in a New Social Union: Ottawa at a Crossroads,” in Canada: The State of the Federation 1997, NonConstitutional Renewal (Kingston: Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, 1998), p. 111. 2. ” 3. Richard Simeon, “Intergovernmental Relations in Canada Today: Summary of Discussion,” in Confrontation and Collaboration: Intergovernmental Relations in Canada Today, ed.

In 1981-82 a revised package, supported by all provinces except Quebec (whose concerns the process was avowedly intended to mollify), after passing through the Canadian Parliament was passed by the British Parliament. Among their other provisions, these changes gave Canada the power to amend its own constitution without reference to the British Parliament. The only provincial legislature that voted on this 1981-82 amendment package was that of Quebec, and it not surprisingly voted against it. ”30 The 1987 Meech Lake Accord of the Mulroney Conservative government attempted to rectify the problem of Quebec government’s hostility to the 198182 constitutional amendments.

The accord was reached through the processes of executive federalism and First Ministers Conferences with no involvement by the federal Parliament. In fact, Prime Minister Mulroney told the Commons that not one word of the document could be changed. S. Franks legislatures of nine of the ten provinces, its failure to gain approval of the tenth, Manitoba, in a cliff-hanger of last-minute efforts because of the opposition of an Aboriginal member of the assembly, and the reneging of Newfoundland after a new government came into power, plunged Canada once again into another constitutional crisis.

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