• Equalization Provincial Government
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    Introduction The intent of this paper is to explain the equalization program and Atlantic accord. First, what is equalization, why does the program exist, and how is it calculated? Are there problems with today's equalization program? Next, what is the Atlantic accord and generic solution and why has it been an issue in the past six months? What were the offers the federal government gave Newfoundland and what was finally accepted by Newfoundland's provincial government? Finally, what do the fut...
  • Court A Judge Lawyer Provincial
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    Court Trip Essay - Efficiency and Effectiveness of our Criminal Court System Our court systems have, in recent years, been said to be inefficient, sometimes ineffective, and even backlogged to the point where cases have to be dismissed because of how long it takes for them to get to court. After my trip to court, these are my opinions and observations on the "Efficiency and Effectiveness of our Criminal Court System." The court procedures of provincial court are very systematic and are carried o...
  • The Canada Act Provincial Constitution Bna
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    The Canada Act By 1980 the constitution was no longer as well suited for the country of Canada. Changes were needed to be made in the constitution which had not been touched over the last 113 years. The Prime Minister wanted to secure a bill of rights in the constitution but also wanted to patriate the BNA Act. This meant to bring the act from British hands into Canadian control. In 1931 an earlier attempt had been made to patriate the BNA Act. At the time British Parliament had just recently p...
  • Chief Justice First Hampshire Congress
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    physician, Revolutionary patriot, chief justice and governor of New Hampshire, was born in Amesbury, Mass. He was educated in the common schools, and studied medicine. He opened practice in 1750 in the town of Kingston in southern New Hampshire. He was married on Jan. 15, 1754, to his cousin, Mary Bartlett of Newton, N. H. They had twelve children. He was elected to the Provincial Assembly in 1765. In 1767 he was appointed by the royal governor, John Wentworth, a justice of the peace and soon a...
  • Municipal Government Property Tax
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    78: 263 Municipal Government The Evolving Provincial-Local Financial Relationship in Canada, and the Prospects for Municipal Fiscal AutonomyKarly McRae 000421 Nov. 21, 2003 After tracing the evolution of the provincial-local financial relationship in Canada it has become apparent that the trend, throughout history, has been towards greater Provincial control and in turn less fiscal autonomy for the municipality. There has been an increase (due to demand as well as downloading from the provinces)...
  • Court System Courts Federal Provincial
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    The basic role of the Canadian court system is to deliver justice between two individuals or two individuals and the state. There are four levels of court in Canada. Provincial courts are the lowest in terms of power. They handle most of the day to day cases. The next court in terms of power is the provincial and territorial superior courts. These courts take care of the more serious crimes that are admitted into the system, and can also take appeals from provincial court judgments. Another tha...
  • Cdn Provinces Federalsystem Federal Government
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    The Provinces and the Federal System The three areas of federal and provincial relations where decentralization is made evident are as follows: First and foremost is the Judicial Interpretation. When the first Canadian laws were drawn up in 1867 Canada s final appeal in constitutional decisions was the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London, England. In section 91 of the 1867 act, in the Peace, Order and Good Government Clause (POGG) all powers in section 92 are left to the federal go...