EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Robinette, John J.
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A discussion of several issues related to the Constitution. "The future of the Constitution lies primarily with the courts…" The division of legislative powers between the federal parliament and the provincial legislatures. The Constitution Act of 1967. Some illustrative examples of problems. The relation of the Constitution to Canada's treaty-making power. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Illustrative examples of problems using the provincial Courts of Appeal. The Juvenile Delinquents Act. The motion picture censorship problem. The role of the Senate since Confederation. Senate reform.