Intergovernmental Relations in Canada
Examines the impact on public policy of relations between governments resulting from the distribution of powers among federal, provincial, and municipal governments in Canada. Topics will include the interpretive role of the courts, the instruments of fiscal federalism, administrative relationships, and the concepts of "executive federalism" and "intergovernmental governance". Individual and team projects will explore how policy issues are handled at different stages and in different arenas of the intergovernmental process.
Graduate course in the Public Administration program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.