GEOG 302 READING PACKAGE

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GEOG 302 READING PACKAGE – FALL 2010 Lec t Date Readings Assignments SEPT 1 2 2 7 3 9 4 14 REMIC Pt 1. Intro & 1 5 16 2, 3,4 Assignment 1 begin 6 21 6 7 23 LC&PR Ch 1,2 8 28 3,4 9 30 5,6 OCT 10 5 REMIC 5, 7 11 7 REMIC Pt 2 Ch8 12 12 9 Assignment 1 due 13 14 10 Assignment 2 begin 14 19 11 15 21 12 Quiz 1 (To Oct 19, inc.) 16 26 13 17 28 14 NOV 18 2 REMIC Pt 3 Ch 15, 16 19 4 17 20 9 18 21 11 19 22 16 20 Assignment 2 due 23 18 Quiz 2 (From Oct 21) 24 23 Debates 1 & 2* 25 25 Debates 3 & 4* 26 30 Debates 5 & 6* 27 2 DEC Wrap-up * Ass 3 due with debate REMIC Intro and LC and PR Chapter 1: Lasoi Ketere REMIC Chapter 1 and LC and PR Chapter 2: Adam Roubuck REMIC Chapter 2 and LC and PR Chapter 3: Youssef Jamaleddine REMIC Chapter 3 and LC and PR Chapter 4: Claire Paller REMIC Chapter 4 and LC and PR Chapter 5: Patrick Dostie REMIC Chapter 5 and LC and PR Chapter 6: Sahil Chaini REMIC Chapter 6 and REMIC Chapter 7: Charde Morgan REMIC Chapter 8 and REMIC Chapter 9: Anne Pigott REMIC Chapter 10 and REMIC Chapter 11: Emily Essi
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RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT IN CANADA Introduction Policy and Practice Canada is a federated state with power and authority shared between federal and provincial governments. Municipal governments receive their power and authority from provincial legislatures. Through the Canada act the provinces have ownership of all Crown lands and natural resources except for the Canadian north where the federal government has proprietary rights to land and resources. The federal government has statutory jurisdiction over trade and commerce giving it substantial control over interprovincial and export trade of resources. The federal government has used its legislative authority for navigation, shipping and fisheries to create pollution regulations even though water within the provinces is under provincial authority. The inconsistencies in jurisdiction have been a major and continuing issue in Canada. It often results in major challenges to establishing national approaches to deal with resource and environmental issues. In the past provincial governments passed down their responsibilities to municipalities .The reason behind this was further backed up by the principle of Subsidiarity-which states that decisions should be taken at the level closest to where services are used or received and where consequences are most noticeable. This can also be viewed as a strategy by the provincial governments to shift costs of many responsibilities to lower levels of government in order to reduce provincial debts and deficits. The outcome has been that municipalities are much more significant players in natural resource management and environmental management. One manifestation of this has been the preparation of sustainable development strategies for implementation at the local level and initiatives to create green communities.
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