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The Rowell-Sirois Commission and the remaking of Canadian federalism

Author: Robert Alexander Wardhaugh; Barry Ferguson
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, [2021]
Series: C.D. Howe series in Canadian political history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Rowell-Sirois Commission and the Remaking of Canadian Federalism investigates the ground-breaking inquiry launched to reconstruct the federal system and reveals its legacy for Canadian federalism today. In 1937, the Canadian confederation was broken. As the Depression ground on, the provinces faced increasing obligations but limited funds, while the dominion had fewer responsibilities but lucrative revenue  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wardhaugh, Robert Alexander, 1967-
Rowell-Sirois Commission and the remaking of Canadian federalism.
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2021
(OCoLC)1243559989
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Alexander Wardhaugh; Barry Ferguson
ISBN: 9780774865012 0774865016
OCLC Number: 1162560321
Description: xiii, 411 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: A Federation Turned Upside Down --
Towards a Royal Commission: 1935-37 --
Organizing the Commission: Summer 1937 --
Setbacks and Recovery: Autumn 1937 --
Winter of Discontent: January-March 1938 --
Stormy Spring: April-June 1938 --
Hard Seasons: Summer and Fall 1938 --
Toil and Trouble: 1939 and 1940 --
Reinterpreting Canadian Federalism: May 1940 --
Dark Days: 1940-41 --
The Aftermath: 1941-46.
Series Title: C.D. Howe series in Canadian political history.
Responsibility: Robert Wardhaugh and Barry Ferguson.

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The Rowell-Sirois Commission and the Remaking of Canadian Federalism reveals the commission's impact on the high politics of federal-provincial relations and its legacy for Canadian federalism today.  Read more...

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