1998 Learning Strategies
Learning Strategy 23
Democracy through Parliamentary Committees / Lessons 2 : Selecting and Studying a Specific Bill
Pierre E. Bélanger (ON), Linda Fillion-Pope (ON), Lyne Marie Larocque (QC), Danielle Quiniou (QC)
- To appreciate and respect the advantages of Canadas parliamentary system To aim for the full participation of Canadian citizens in our system of government locally, provincially and nationally.
- To illustrate the important role committees play in drafting bills.
- To democratically select a topic or bill and learn the basics of legislative drafting. To present and analyse the structure of a bill - therefore a bill.
- Video produced by the Library of Parliament: A Day in the House
- Maureen McTeer: Canadas Democracy and How it Works
- Eugene Forsey: How Canadians Govern Themselves
- Democratic selection: recommendations by subgroups and vote.
- The student compiles a fact book, official publications, media reviews, statistics, etc.
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