After the American Revolution they had to either go back to Britain or go to Canada. Many went to Canada and they are called Loyalists. Confederation - The union of the colonies and provinces into one federal union under one federal government. It was made legal by the British North America Act in 1867. Durham Report
Pearson in response to the grievances of Canada's French-speaking minority.  The report of the Commission advocated that the Canadian government should recognize Canada as a bilingual and bicultural society and adopt policies to preserve this
I. INITIAL ANALYSIS OF THE "CANADA – FREE QUEBEC" CONFLICT A. Introduction of the Conflict Quebec is a province of Canada, and many Québécois (French speaking people from Québec) want to be a free, sovereign society apart from the rest of Canada. The interdependent parties involved in the “Canada – Free Québec” conflict are the Province of Québec, the nine other provinces of Canada and the three territories Provinces are similar to states and territories are geographic areas that is owned and controlled by a particular government or country. A separation by Québec from the rest of Canada would geographically, socially and economically change Canada as it is known today.
Sir John A. Macdonald Confederation Speech History Assignment Kaltun Abdirahman Dave Nesbitt CHI4U 07/11/14 Honourable members, in this speech I would like to state some of the internal and external factors that influence the confederation of Canada. There are numerous influences which have caused us to consider becoming a confederation. The internal factors include political standstill resulting from the current political structure and The Intercolonial Railway of Canada which would improve trade, military movement, and transportation in general. On the other hand, the external factors include the American civil war, the U.S. doctrine of Manifest Destiny and the Fenian raids. Now, in regards to the comparative advantages of a Legislative
He said that the parties unite in a Great Coalition to seek confederation and political reform. Macdonald was a leading figure in the subsequent discussions, and conferences. Which got British North America act and that is when Canada became a nation on July 1st, 1867. Macdonald was chosen as the prime minister of the new nation, and he also served
-Francis, Daniel. “The Vanishing Canadian.” The Imaginary Indian: The Image of the Indian in Canadian Culture. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 1992. -Hill, Lynn. “Historical Confluence.” In AlterNative, Kleinburg, Ontario: McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1995.
Elizabeth Vazquez 9.26.2013 APUSH Chapter 6 France Finds a Foothold in Canada Know: Hugenots, Samuel de Champain, New France 1. How was the colony of France different from the British North American colonies? The colony of New France differed from English in government-wise. Due to autocratic regime the French were denied the right to trial and elect government officials. New France Fans Out Know: Beaver, Coureurs de Bois, Voyagegeurs, Robert de La Salle 2.
The Canadian Legal System Upon completion of this part, you should be able to: Explain the term constitutional government, and show how it is achieved in Canada Describe the difference between the civil law and common law systems Explain what is meant by the term “separation of powers” and describe how it is achieved in the Canadian system Explain how power is divided between the Government of Canada and the provinces. Explain how the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms acts to limit law-making powers in Canada Show how each of the three branches of government in Canada become involved in law-making Explain the doctrine of “the supremacy of parliament,” and give examples of its application Distinguish between common law and equity and explain how they interact in the Canadian judicial
Class 3 – The Division of Powers and the Provincial Rights Movement I.Division of Powers John A. Macdonald wanted a unitary state or legislative union, but had to accommodate the demands for autonomy coming from Quebec and the Maritime provinces. So he agreed to a “federal union” of the most centralized form. – He wanted a unity state; he didn’t want a federal system but just a unity system. In seeking to create a strong central government and relatively weak provinces, the Fathers of Confederation were NOT conforming to the modern definition of a federation: “two levels of government characterized by a division of powers such that neither is subordinate to the other.” The subordination of the provinces to the federal government can be seen in three principal parts of the BNA Act: (a) The division of powers (b) The division of financial powers (c) The powers of reservation and disallowance These are