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CANADA

BILATERAL & MULTILATERA AGREEMENTS

Regin, Manuel Juan Carlo Castaneda Janela Cabungcal Dinapo, Federico

POLITICAL BACKGROUND

POLITICAL HISTORY

Pre-Confederation
With the arrival of the Europeans, Canada became a series of colonies. Starting with the French in "New France", the British in "Upper Canada", and even the Spanish along the west coast for a short time

Evolution of Pre-Confederation Political Institution


Governor

Governor
Council
Excecutive Council
Legislative

Governor Excecutive Council Assembly Legislative Council

Council

Assembl y

Representative Government

Responsible Government

Confederation
The defining feature of the birth of Canada was the signing of the British North America Act, in 1867. This British legislation effectively appeased regional interests, while allowing Britain to have a single, unified administration for the area.

Pre World War II


Canada starts to break away from Britain

From 1600s to early 1960s


Exports such as Fish, Fur, Lumber , Pulp and Paper, Wheat, ,Minerals, Metals, Oil and Gas

Statute of Westminster (1930)


-Peter Morici (Dec. 1991)

World War II
Dependence of Canada to United States

World War II to 1970


Loss of European Market Ogdenburg Agreement
-Peter Morici (Dec. 1991)

Post World War II


Rise of Canada as Middle Power
Trudeaus Policy vs. Mulronys Policy

NEP and NAFTA

-Rannd Dyck (2003)

Independence by Evolution
Officially the Queen of England is Canada's Head of State, their power is strictly symbolic. The Head of Government (the Prime Minister) is the most powerful politician in Canada.

Other Policies

Terrorism - Together with NATO condemns Yugoslavias Genocide in the 1990s.


Human Rights -Ottawa Treaty on Landmine. Dec. 1997