Canadian Bureaucracy

Bureaucratic Influence Upon Canadian Policy Making Janet A McDonald. 1994, ammended 2010. Originally for Political Science 1F90, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Professor Bill Mattheson. The Canadian civil service, in its increasing complexity, exerts significant political and policy influence in the effort to provide good government. Several factors play a part in its development. Power …

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Municipal Government

Canadian Municipalities Municipalities in Canada are not entrenched in the Constitution. Never has been. That means they are vulnerable to the political whims of the upper tiers of province and federal decisions. Effectiveness, economies of scale, terms and rates, lack of equity among municipal governments, effective accountabilityare all issues that face one in municipal governments. …

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Democracy Anyone?

It is a myth that we have popular control over our governments. Hope reigns eternal and the frameworks are put into place: everyone ought to be able to vote (who -the working class, at what age, with property, women…..the issues are ongoing) elections must provide a real choice voters have adequate information to sort out …

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