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    Constitution” (Bloc Quebecois Website). They market themselves as a separatist party. Their main goal is to achieve separation from the rest of Canada. Taking a look at the map of Canada, Quebec is right in the middle. If Quebec were to split away and become their own nation, it would cause the maritimes to be completely detached from the rest of Canada. The Bloc Quebecois continues to garner continuous support in Quebec and they do not field any candidates in ridings outside of that province. This

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    party discipline within the House of Commons. The strict nature that parties operate in has lead to many aspects of Canada’s political system being affected. This essay will take an in depth look into the workings of party discipline as it exists in Canada. It will be argued that party discipline has formed and created many parts of the Canadian political system as it currently exists. This will be shown by examining the aspects of the system that have been influenced. These include the regional conflicts

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    Green Party of Canada

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    The Green Party of Canada, also known as the GPC, is a minor Canadian federal political party that is known for preaching ecological wisdom. Founded in November of 1983 in Ottawa, GPC currently holds one seat in the House of Commons. GPC was highly motivated by observing the West German Green Party, which overcome great odds to win 27 parliamentary seats.2 Over the past several years, GPC has made remarkable strides to advance its political platform and gain a voice in the House of Commons. In 2000

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    government of a country is always trying to get themselves in a higher position around the globe. This is done so they are well established for their good qualities. Canada is also a name in the list of such nations. Recognition was really hard for Canada to get because of the fact that it is one of the younger countries. Over the years, Canada has really shaped as a nation politically, economically, and socially. These three factors have affected the nations past, affecting the present, and will definitely

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    An Analysis of Political Elitism

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    will be an analysis of those who were political élites in Canada over the past centuries. Also, some new discoveries may be turned up that help us have a better understanding of this elitism. Finally, we will discuss if interest groups and minorities have real political power, or perhaps they are just given token compensation. Hopefully, by the end of this essay, there will be a better understanding of who really has political power in Canada. Though this paper is an analysis of elitism, we must

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    Party Systems of Canada

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    Canadian politics has a tendency to be defined by the respective political parties and the different patterns of the party's competition. Carty et. al says, in order to make sense of Canada, you must first make sense of its party politics. At the same time, though, Jane Jenson and her colleague Janine Brodie have stated that the political parties are known to be the main actors when it comes to Canadian politics. Of course, there is some sort of doubt that these political parties of Canada run a central

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    The Divisons Within Canada "Hey, I am not a lumberjack or fur trader, and I don't live in an igloo or eat blubber or own a dog sled and I don't know Jimmy, Sally, or Suzie from Canada, although I am certain they're really, really

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    Pols

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    the Sponsorship Program. Accountability followed through audits and inquiries that resulted in criminal charges against some participants in the Program, as well as the defeat of the Liberal government. Transparency is not adequately protected in Canada for two main reasons: psychological influence and practical application. Unit 6 explains that information is power; whoever has more information has more influence, and bureaucrats fear... ... middle of paper ... ... it is the client or beneficiary

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    Western Canadians seeking a right-wing alternative to the Progressive Conservatives founded the Reform party of Canada in 1987 (Mansbridge, 1987). Quickly gaining support, they succeeded in gaining numerous seats at the expense of the Progressive Conservatives in the 1993 election, splitting the right-wing vote between them. From 1987 to 2003, the Reform party (later

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    another country. The problem happens when some governments, motivated by political partisanship, pressure from big corporations and big businesses, and for the desire to take advantage of these products, raise these taxes to an exorbitant measure. Politics, big businesses, and the desire to take advantage of others seems to be main factors that drive governments, and that could have a tremendous disadvantage impact to local people’s lives. 6.      If you were the Canadian government, trying to protect

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