REgionalism - Tuesday& Thursday Regionalism and...

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Unformatted text preview: Tuesday & Thursday, January 22, 2009 Regionalism and Population Distribution Population Distribution • (Canada: 33.5 million) • PEI: 140, 000 • NFLD and Lab: 500, 000 • NB: 750,000 • NS: 950,000 • Sask: 1 million • Man: 1.3 million • Alta: 3.5 million • BC: 4. 5 million • Quebec: 7.75 million • Ont: 13 million • NWT: 43,000 • Yukon: 33,000 • Nunavut: 31,000 • geography produces regionalism • Regionalism: “A political identity based on a shares sense of place.” (Brooks, p.556) • Maybe linked to cultural, economic, institutional and historical factors Atlantic Region 1) Oldest European settlements 2) Largely British Isles and French populations from early settlements Tuesday & Thursday, January 22, 2009 3) Early experience with self-government 4) Traditional 2-party systems (Cons & Libs) 5) NS (mother province, senior province, leader) is the wealthiest; NFLD historically least wealthiest province in Atlantic Canada, and across all 10 provinces Nova Scotia • First elected legislative body assembled here in 1758 • First exercise of responsible government in 1848 • The “Mother” province to PEI and NEW Brunswick-representative government gets to select their representatives, Responsible government the people select representative, send them to a legislature or a place and discuss what the people want, but the people control their own decisions, the representatives have the power to govern for the peoepl • About 70% of the population has British ancestry...
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