II. Contexts of IRHRM in
Political Context of I.R.
Form of Government?
Written constitution ‑ British North America Act
33 million in area larger than USA
One of least densely populated countries on earth, after Australia.
3 people per square kilometer compared to 31 for USA
Parliamentary Democracy ‑ Q? ‑ Nature and operation of parliamentary systems?
Lower house is House of Commons
Senate is appointed on the advice of the Prime Minister and rarely plays major role
Federal system ‑ Q? ‑ Meaning?
Federal government has limited powers, in general and over I.R. ‑ In general power of federal gov't has decreased since 1960s