POLI 478 The Canadian Constitution (3 credits)

Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)


Political Science : An examination of legislative and judicial protection of rights and liberties in Canada. Topics to be covered include civil rights and the division of powers; the implied bill of rights theory; the 1960 Bill of Rights; establishment and enforcement of human rights legislation; and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • Prerequisites: POLI 378 or an upper level course in Canadian Politics or permission of the instructor

  • Restriction: Not open to students who took 160-427 in 1989-90 or 1991

  • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.

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