The Canada Health Act: Provisions & Administration

The Canada Health Act is a central element of the nation’s health care policy and federal-provincial/territorial relations. This article provides an introduction to the Act, with a focus on its purpose and key provisions, as well as its administrative bodies and processes.

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History of the Canadian Constitution

Feature by Denise Brennan || Mar 1, 2007

The Canadian Constitution is the backbone of Canada’s political and legal systems.

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Voter Turnout in Canada

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p>Since the 1980s, voter turnout in federal elections has fallen sharply. In the 1988 general election, 75 percent of eligible voters participated.

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Youth Justice in Canada: History & Debates

Find an educational article the details the history and debates of youth justice in Canada.Read More »

Supreme Court of Canada Appointment Process

The Supreme Court of Canada is this country’s highest court, and is the final authority for all legal disputes, settling matters between individuals, o

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Global Warming: Overview & Debates

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Feb 1, 2007

Global warming and climate change have become major environmental and political issues, both internationally and within Canada. This article provides an introduction to the scientific claims and debates concerning global warming. More specifically, it focuses on key scientific theories concerning the meaning of global warming, its causes, and potential impact on Canadians, in addition to exploring some of the scientific debates surrounding these theories and their political implications.

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The Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change: History & Highlights

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Feb 1, 2007

The Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change, which formally came into effect on February 16, 2005, represents a significant political and environment international regime. This article provides an introduction to the Kyoto Protocol, with a particular focus on the history of its negotiation and implementation, its central elements as a regime of governance, and key opportunities and challenges faced by the Protocol.

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The Canadian Dollar: Nature and Impacts of Canadian Exchange Rates

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Feb 1, 2007

The value of the Canadian dollar relative to other national currencies plays an important role in the political and economic life of the nation.

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