Please answer these 2 questions. You may use outside sources to help you answer the questions if you wish. You should aim for 5-7 pages or approx. 3 pages per question. Any reference style is fine. Please try to give as much detail as possible in your answers. Details can be policies, dates, leaders, theories, authors, political parties, historical events, referendums, interest groups, etc.
- Canadian politics, it is said, constitutes both consensus and conflict. How well does our parliamentary political system manage these two aspects of our politics?
- Does our parliamentary political system in Canada work well with our federalism? Or is there an inherent tension between the two? Do we miss seeing anything in Canadian politics amid the constant interplay between these two institutions?