LEC 4-1 - Intergovernmental and Fiscal relations 13/10/2011...

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Intergovernmental and Fiscal relations 13/10/2011 13:13:00 Intergovernmental Relations -the need for the two levels of government to communicate and share information -there are two ways to organize intergovernmental relations: Inter-state vs Intra-state Intra-state intergovernmental relations: - Organizes intergovernmental relations by using an upper second house (ex a senate) -the constituent units of the federation can interact with the lower house on an equal  basis  for a bill to become legislation the upper house must approve -in this model, both levels of government interact through central and federal institutions  (this is more of an American model than a Canadian model  Canadian senate cannot  veto legislation) Inter-state intergovernmental relations: -having meetings between the federal government and the governments of the  provinces  first ministers meetings  (federal-provincial)  discuss various issues of Canadian  federalism  (federal government controls when they are called)
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course POL 2107 taught by Professor Bourgault during the Spring '08 term at University of Ottawa.

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LEC 4-1 - Intergovernmental and Fiscal relations 13/10/2011...

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