Table of Contents

Foreword to the First Edition
Preface

Part One: Introduction
Chapter 1: An Introduction to the Study of the Canadian Constitution

Part Two: The Framework and Institutions of Government
Chapter 2: Canada’s Constitutional Development before 1867
Chapter 3: The Constitution Act, 1867: Executive and Legislative Power
Chapter 4: The Constitution Act, 1867: Federalism and Judicial Power

Part Three: Constitutional Change
Chapter 5: Constitutional Amendment, 1867–1982
Chapter 6: Constitutional Change Since 1982

Part Four: The Courts and Canadian Federalism
Chapter 7: The Courts and Canadian Federalism: From Watertight Compartments to Shared Responsibility
Chapter 8: Peace, Order, and Good Government
Chapter 9: Trade and Commerce
Chapter 10: Property and Civil Rights in the Province
Chapter 11: Criminal Law
Chapter 12: The Constitution and Transportation

Part Five: The Charter and Aboriginal Rights
Chapter 13: The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Structure and Application
Chapter 14: Rights and Freedoms of the Charter
Chapter 15: Indigenous Peoples and the Canadian Constitution

Part Six: Conclusion
Chapter 16: The Canadian Constitution in the Twenty-First Century

Glossary
Constitution Acts 1867 to 1982
Table of Cases
Index

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