Student Resources


Election Update: 2015

Click here for information on the 2015 Canadian election.

Click here for a video interview with Dr. Emmanuelle Richez on the 2015 campaign and the results in Quebec.


Online Appendices

Constitution Act, 1867

Constitution Act, 1982


Get Involved!

To access the Get Involved! companion website, click here.


Student Study Guide

by Stewart Hyson, University of New Brunswick Saint John

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13


Practice Quizzes

Test your knowledge of the concepts and theories in each chapter.

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13


Study Questions

Test your knowledge of the concepts and theories in each chapter.

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13


Interviews on Video

Click here to access the video interviews to accompany Canadian Democracy: Concise Edition.


CBC Archives and TVO's The Agenda

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13


Podcasts

The Reasonable Accommodation of Cultural Differences: The Case of Quebec [May 2009]

Who Is Michael Ignatieff? What Our Leaders' Stories Say about Canadian Politics [May 2009]

Who Owns the Arctic? [May 2009]

Security and Sovereignty: Perspectives on the World's Longest Undefended Border [June 2009]

Nouveau Politics: What Does It Mean to Be a 'New' Political Party? [August 2009]

Is It Finally Time to Redraw the Regional Map of Canada? [August 2009]

Does Quebec Separatism Have a Future? [January 2010]

Who Is Canada's Head of State (and Does It Matter)? [January 2010]

Perspectives on Proroguing [February 2010]

Who Should Represent Canada and Why? [May 2010]

The 60/40 Country? [October 2011]

Political Parties and the Parliamentary System [October 2011]

Pipeline Politics [November 2011]

2012 Student Protest in Quebec [August 2012]

Taking Care of Business [December 2012]

It's Not as Bad as You Think: Political Corruption in Canada [June 2013]

The Death of Quebec Separatism? [July 2014]