Retrieved from http:// http://www.compas.ca/data /020429-NationalIdentityTVAndCBC-PC.pdf Taras, D. (n.d.). Constructing canada: Do we need a public broadcaster to enhance democracy?. Communication and Canadian Society, 4-10.
Decentralization has led to more autonomy among the provincial governments, especially in the province of Quebec. This paper will argue that Quebec nationalism has affected Canadian politics through decentralization. Most importantly, the decentralization of Canadian politics can be determined constitutionally, institutionally, and politically. In order to fully understand the impact that Quebec nationalism has had on Canadian politics, it is important to first understand the roots of Quebec nationalism. Quebec was founded in 1608, originally called New France, by the French (McRoberts 1991, 412).
In order for Canada to share an equal part in the overall media industry as any other country, Canadian content regulations must be in place. CanCon regulations should be enforced on Canadian media content, as it is a crucial aspect of national culture, representative of the country as a whole. Without such regulations determined by CanCon, Canadian society risks becoming lost within the commotion of international media and their varied interests. CanCon regulations not only help define Canada as a unity but help the creative Canadians that express themselves through musical expression. David Young states, “According to the CRTC, the higher requirements would expand the exposure given to Canadian artists and provide increased support to the Canadian music industry.” (Young, 2004) Therefore, in order for the Canadian music industry to expand and become successful there must be government intervention of content regulations.
It is an article meant to discuss Canadian public opinion in regards to peacekeeping internationally through foreign policy. It discusses how public opinion in Canada has shaped foreign policy as a whole and the implications that could exist if the public were to no longer agree with the government’s views on foreign policy. This piece discusses how large events have shaped peacekeeping in Canada and how public opinion as a whole has shifted in a direction which “makes sense”. Murray, Robert W., and John McCoy. "From middle power to peacebuilder: The use of the Canadian Forces in modern Canadian foreign policy."
Open Federalism: Harper’s Unlikely-to-Happen Addition to the History of Canadian Politics 1. Introduction Prime Minister Stephen Harper is attempting to further decentralize Canadian government with, what he calls, open federalism. This essay will begin with a discourse on the evolution of Canadian federalism, then exclusively compare Harper’s approach to the proceeding Liberal governments approach, and ultimately explain why Stephen Harper’s “open federalism” methodology is the most controversial form of Canadian federalism yet. 2. The Origin of Canadian Federalism 2.1.