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Political Science

This course provides an introduction to the democratic system of governing people in Canada. It includes a description of the organization of the three levels of government: federal, provincial and municipal. The interaction of each government level, democratic electoral systems and legislative processes are also discussed. The course includes the responsibilities of each level of government, the daily problems and issues facing Canadian citizens, and the impact on law enforcement by public opinion, the media and special interest groups.