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  • R. V. Hauser Case Study

    While studying the case R. v Hauser, it is clear to see why it is known to be one of the leading constitutional decisions in understanding the workings of Peace, order and good governments in relation to a power struggle of jurisdiction. The whole case surrounds the question on whether the Attorney General, or the Attorney General of Canada should have the power to control the prosecution under the Federal Narcotics Control Act. It is a battle for powers of jurisdiction in regards to the criminal code, and more so the Narcotics Control Act; (NCA), 1961. The Narcotics Act was once Canada’s national drug control statue prior to its repeal in 1996 where the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act took its place. The NCA upheld an international treaty which prohibited the production, and supply of specific drugs; normally narcotics, unless given a licence for specific purposes. The Hauser case set the stage for the procedures involving criminal cases and narcotics for future cases relating to this topic. Much controversy surrounds this case and the verdict given is subject to much criticism, especially seeing that one of the Justices involved had been seen saying “the majority judgment in the Hauser case ought not to have placed the Narcotic Control Act under the residuary power" and that he would have viewed "the Narcotic Control Act as an exercise of the criminal law power." , which contradicts the verdict given. The issues surrounding when and where the provincial level of…

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  • Supreme Court Justice Analysis

    A Legal and Ethical Analysis of the Appointment of Supreme Court Justices in the Constitution Act of 1867 The legal and ethical issues regarding the appointment of Supreme Court Justices will be examined within the context of the Constitution Act of 1867. The issue of Judicature (Section VII) in the Constitution defines the role of the governor General in the appointment of Supreme Court Justices under the guidance of the Queen’s government. In recent times, the Prime minister can provide…

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  • British Columbia Chapter 2 Summary

    2. Summary of British Columbia; "British Columbia" is a small topic of chapter 2, “Nation Building, 1867-1896" of book "History of the Canadian Peoples" written by Margaret Conrad, Alvin Finkel and Donald Fyson. In the section "British Columbia", the authors are explaining when and how the British Columbia was officially announced as a province of Canada. They are also addressing the problems that the native people, political parties, The government and even the people of other provinces…

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  • Canadian Confederation Case Study

    A. Question: To what extent was Canadian Confederation in 1867 the result of political, economic and social factors beyond the control of the British colonies of North America? B. Thesis: Despite the success of the Great Coalition, and the need for a railway connecting the West and the East, being influential factors that led to Confederation, Canadian Confederation in 1867 most prominently came as a result of the Manifest Destiny ideology of the American people, and the termination of the…

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  • How Did Jacques Cartier Influence Canada

    Coalition issues debated until 1866 and to the New Brunswick and Nova Scotia through new Coalition resolutions, while Prince Edward and Newfoundland continued choose protest. However, The London Conference led directly to the most important statute in Canadian constitutional history, the British North America Act of 1867. The delegates re-convened in January 1867 and started drafting British North America Act. They agreed that the new country will be called Canada, that Canada East will be…

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  • Sir John A Macdonald

    However, to warrant the title of the “real Architect of Confederation”, one has to analyse the other contenders and examine their viability in the context of certain requirements. The first requirement is that the individual must be a directly involved in and must have significantly influenced the amalgamation of the four colonies in 1867. This requirement is in place because the process of Canadian Confederation is the culmination of numerous events, each of which could claim to be the decisive…

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  • Research On Laura Ingalls Wilder

    Research Objective My research objective is to find information on Laura Ingalls Wilder. Laura was born in Pepin, Wisconsin on February 7, 1867 to Charles and Caroline Ingalls. Laura had three siblings. Mary, Caroline and Grace. Research Results Laura married A.J. (Almanzo James) Wilder in 1885. They got married in DA. On December 5, 1886, Rose Wilder was born. Almanzo and Laura lived in Mansfield Ward 1 Wright, Missouri. They resided on Commercial Street. On August 1,…

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  • Women Against The Vote Analysis

    they wanted to now make a different in society and the British government. However, the only way to bring these changes was to gain the right to vote in parliament. In the proposals of John Stuart Mill, in his Reform Bill of 1867 he…

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  • Marcus Garvey's Contributions

    Amendment was passed giving citizenship to blacks in addition the Fifteenth Amendment gave all citizens the right to vote. In order to bypass these amendments certain poll taxes, literacy and property tests were enacted by certain parties to exclude the poor and the uneducated. Of course this was truly used to eliminate the black vote. It did however affect the white voter as well. Southern states were now faced with a dilemma on how to have white voters exempt from the taxes and tests.…

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  • Night On Bald Mountain Musical Analysis

    Night on Bald Mountain Musical Analysis Nazari Tuyo 3.21.17 Historical Background Composer & Arrangers Career Night on Bald Mountain is a scary but yet peaceful song. It was composed by Modeste Mussorgsky in 1867. The version that will be played by the CRLS orchestra was arranged by Eric Segnitz. Who was Mussorgsky? He was born in the winter of 1839, and grew up in Russia. Modest was a composer, and he was well known for his opera Boris Godunov. He also wrote many other pieces of music such…

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