This course introduces and surveys the basic constitutional components of Canadian politics: Parliament (including the Crown, the House of Commons, the Senate, Cabinet, courts, and the bureaucracy), federalism (including the distribution of legislative authority, inter-governmental decision making, and fiscal federalism), and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Constitutional principles and actual practices of government are discussed. Lecture: Three hours a week. 06-09-2018-29-11-2018 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 01:00PM - 02:15PM, SDU Main Bldg, Room 213