PPG1000H – Governance and Institutions

Facts and Figures

Term: Fall

Day & Time: TBD

Instructor(s): J. Craft & G. Eidelman

Location: Online


This course is intended to provide foundational knowledge of key governance structures and political institutions at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels in Canada. The course will examine the Constitution, the Westminster parliamentary system, federalism, and the courts. In this course, students will consider emerging challenges to existing institutions, including the rise of cities, demands for self-government among Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples, and the transition from government to governance, and will conclude by reflecting on the quality of Canada’s democratic institutions in comparative perspective.

Course Trailer

Meet your instructors