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The secession of Quebec and the future of Canada

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press published with the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen"s University, Kingston in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic forecasting -- Canada,
  • Canada -- Forecasting,
  • Canada -- Economic conditions -- 1991-,
  • Québec (Province) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert A. Young.
    ContributionsQueen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Institute of Intergovernmental Relations.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20768592M
    ISBN 100773515305
    LC Control Number98900494
    OCLC/WorldCa39070293


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The secession of Quebec and the future of Canada by Robert Andrew Young Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The definitive book on the subject." Jeffrey Simpson, Globe and Mail. "In this thoughtful, essentially non-partisan volume, Young presents an overview of the various legal, constitutional, economic, political and cultural facets of Quebec : Hardcover.

Robert Young discusses the ways in which Canadians might reconstitute their country after Quebec separates and considers possible political and economic arrangements between Quebec and Canada - the "association" aspect of sovereignty-association - including the breakdown of economic cooperation.

Arguing that the long-term future of Canada and the shape of Canada Reviews: 1. SECESSION OF QUEBEC AND THE FUTURE OF CANADA Download Secession Of Quebec And The Future Of Canada ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to SECESSION OF QUEBEC AND THE FUTURE OF CANADA book pdf for free now.

Secession of Quebec and the Future of Canada Book Description: Robert Young discusses the ways in which Canadians might reconstitute their country after Quebec separates and considers possible political and economic arrangements between Quebec and Canada - the "association" aspect of sovereignty-association - including the breakdown of economic.

Get this from a library. The secession of Quebec and the future of Canada. [Robert Andrew Young; Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.). Institute of Intergovernmental Relations.]. A fascinating inquiry into the many issues surrounding Quebec secession.

Based on the premises that Quebecers vote for independence in a referendum and Canada accepts this result, The Secession of Quebec and the Future of Canada is a timely examination of the implications of separation for Quebec and the rest of Canada. The secession of Quebec and the future of Canada by Young, Robert Andrew.

Publication date Topics Federal government -- Canada, Federal government -- Québec (Province), Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print : Reference Re Secession of Quebec, [] 2 SCR is a landmark judgment of the Supreme Court of Canada regarding the legality, under both Canadian and international law, of a unilateral secession of Quebec from Canada.

Both the Quebec government and the Canadian government stated they were pleased with the Supreme Court's opinion, pointing to different sections of Docket No.: Secession theory. There is a great deal of theorizing about secession so that it is difficult to identify a The secession of Quebec and the future of Canada book regarding its definition.

There is also a claim that this subject has been neglected by political philosophers and that by the s—when it finally generated interest—the discourse concentrated on the moral justifications of the unilateral right to secession. Based on the premises that Quebecers vote for independence in a referendum and Canada accepts this result, The Secession of Quebec and the Future of Canada is a timely examination of the implications of separation for Quebec and the rest of Canada.

Category: History A. Topics ranged from the founding fathers ideas of secession to the discussion of modern day examples of secession found in the balkans and the baltic states as well as the proposed separation of Quebec from Canada.

As this was written in the mid s, some of 4/5(7). After nearly two decades of delays, a Quebec court has finally begun hearing a challenge to a provincial law asserting the province's right to decide the. The Court in this Reference is required to consider whether Quebec has a right to unilateral secession.

Arguments in support of the existence of such a right were primarily based on the principle of democracy. Democracy, however, means more than simple majority rule.

Constitutional jurisprudence shows that democracy exists in the larger context. The partition of Quebec refers to the secession of regions of the province of Quebec, rather than to partitions in a strict political is usually discussed as a possibility in the event of Quebec secession from was not a key issue in either the Referendum on Quebec Sovereignty or the Referendum on Quebec Sovereignty, but dominated the politics of.

Canada has "let" Quebec vote in referendums twice ( and ). Both times, the majority of Quebecers chose to stay in Canada. So the question is misleading because it implies that Canada (or at least the rest of Canada) stopped Quebec from.

The main object of this book is to explain some of the mechanisms of integration and secession among regions from the point of view of game theory. To attain this goal, the incentives of regions in a country to unite or to secede and the conditions in the way for the member countries of a federation to leave peacefully are examined.

Canada: Federal government to change rules on Quebec secession By Keith Jones 4 December In the face of widespread opposition among Canada's political elite.

The greatest secession crisis in the next decade may well be in Canada -- and it won't be Quebec. SECESSION: THE CASE OF QUEBEC by Peter Radan * 69 On 20 August the Supreme Court of Canada, in Reference re: Secession of Quebec.

(Secession Reference), handed down its decision on the Canadian government's reference to the Court concerning the legality of a future unilateral secession by the province of Quebec from Size: KB.

Accordingly, Quebec could not dictate the terms of secession, and one cannot assume that agreement would be reached. If negotiations fail, and Quebec declares independence unilaterally, the international community would have to decide whether Quebec's action was by: [] 2 S.C.R.

Reference re Secession of Quebec IN THE MATTER OF Section 53 of the Supreme Court Act, R.S.C.,c. S; AND IN THE MATTER OF a Reference by the Governor in Council concerning certain questions relating to the secession of Quebec from Canada, as set out in Order in Council P.C. The Quebec Secession Reference: The Rules of Law and the Position of the Attorney General of Canada (Toronto: York Univ.

Press, ), 99 pp Olukoshi, A. and Laakso, L. (eds.), Challenges to the Nation-State in Africa (Nordiska Afrikainstituted: Uppsala, in cooperation with The Institute of Development Studies, University of Helsinki. The secession of Quebec and the future of Canada [electronic resource] / Robert A.

Young. Author/Creator: Young, Robert Andrew. Edition: Rev. and expanded ed. Publication: Montreal ; Buffalo: McGill-Queen's University Press published with the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen's University, Kingston, c Series: ACLS Humanities.

There’s not much else I can add, but in theory yes a province can absolutely secede from Canada; however, the Clarity Act gives the federal government a final veto.

The problem with the Clarity Act of course is its vague language, it doesn’t expla. Politicians in Western Canada have long pressed the federal Government to clarify the rules for separation and demanded that the rest of Canada be involved in any decision about Quebec's future.

of Canada in the Quebec Secession Reference produced a torrent of public com-mentary.1 Journalists, politicians, and legal academics have debated the conse-quences, and the merits and demerits of the result.

The judgment has been read as a statute that lays down the ro a d m a p to re fe r endum and secession.

If one of theFile Size: KB. The Court added that Québec could hold a referendum of secession and, given a clear question and a clear majority in favour of secession, the rest of Canada, in such a case, would be constitutionally obliged to negotiate the terms by which Québec would accede to independence, and that such a secession must conform to important basic.

Canada: The Supreme Court Sets Rules for the Secession of Quebec Peter Leslie Queen's University The Supreme Court of Canada ruled in that neither the Canadian constitution nor international law allows Quebec to secede from Canada unilaterally.

Secession would require amending the constitution. The International Politics of Quebec Secession State Making and State Breaking in North America.

by David Carment, Jr., John F. Stack, Jr., ed., Frank P. Harvey, ed. Examines the future of domestic and foreign relations between Canada, Quebec, and their neighbors in the event of a yes vote. Print Flyer. The Quebec Secession Reference case famously decided that Quebec did not have the unilateral right to secede from Canada under domestic or international law.

It is also taught by many constitutional law professors as our first case, given its important pronouncements on sources of constitutional law and Canada’s constitutional history and values. Given that a complete renunciation of secession is unlikely for the foreseeable future, there is another possible way around that "knife-at-the-throat" obstacle: the use of a Quebec multiple.

Reference Re Secession of Quebec Case Brief - Rule of Law: The right of a people to self-determination cannot be said to ground a right to unilateral secession. Issue. Under international law, is there a right to self-determination that would give the National Assembly, l.

cerns the future of Canada the Court had the obligation to answer the Governor in Council's question regarding secession under Canadian law. 16 Next, the Court looked to see if they could answer questions that. secession from a member state and withdrawal from the european union Download secession from a member state and withdrawal from the european union or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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This site is like. Quebec Secession The Marois Government Needs To Stop Hiding Behind Doublespeak Stéphane Dion Liberal candidate for Saint-Laurent. Fraser was later appointed to Canada’s Senate where she led a Senate committee to unlawfully adopt the Secession opinion of the non-judicial advisory board of the Supreme Court of Canada as the so-called “Clarity Act”, a federal “law” purporting to authorize Quebec “secession”.

Robert Young is an expert on secession. His previous work, The Secession of Quebec and the Future of Canada, was hailed by Jeffrey Simpson as "the definitive book on the subject from an English-Canadian writer." In The Struggle for Quebec Young updates this work, treating new developments and making his analysis accessible to a wider audience.

Reference re Secession of Quebec, [] 2 S.C.R. The Supreme Court of Canada Aug (click here for full text) The consent of the governed is a value that is basic to our understanding of a free and democratic society. Yet democracy in any real sense of the word cannot exist without the rule of law.

The Struggle for Quebec is the sequel to Young's earlier book, The Secession of Quebec and the Future of Canada (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, with the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen's University, ), which assumes sovereignty will be attained democratically sooner or later in Quebec.

Mark Bourrie. OTTAWA, Aug 21 (IPS) - Canada’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Quebec’s separatist government did not have the right to unilaterally declare the province independent but, in a surprise move, spelled out a legal way for Canada to be divided. The Canadian government had asked the court to rule on the legality of a unilateral Quebec.

Exclusive: Stephen Harper's legal challenge to Quebec secession The PM's position is nearly identical to Jean Chrétien and Stéphane Dion, writes Paul Wells By Paul Wells Octo   MONTREAL—The long-awaited constitutional challenge of Quebec’s secession law finally found its way before a judge on Monday, nearly 16 years after it was launched.

On last night's episode of The Ezra Levant Show, I talked about how support for Alberta separatism is undeniably on the rise.