American vs. Canadian election law Archives - LawNow Magazine

Teacher’s Talk LawNow – Creating Election Infographics

LawNow magazine is an incredible resource for teachers. Each issue offers engaging articles about law in language suitable for students. Teachers Talk LawNow is a series of lesson plans for teachers based on these articles. Infographics are an effective way to distill complex information into visually appealing, concise, and memorable pieces of art. They can […]

Authors:

Ryan Day
Ryan Day
Ryan Day is an experienced teacher and was the Youth Program Coordinator at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA). Ryan has developed educational materials for non-profits that work with at risk youth as well as curriculum matched resources for Alberta teachers.
 

American and Canadian Election Laws: Top 10 Differences

Introduction There are distinct differences in Canadian and American federal election law and practices. For example, while the processes differ, American primaries are essentially party nominations in Canada. The American process for drawing constituency boundaries (often referred to as “gerrymandering”) is much more politicized than in Canada. On the other hand, party discipline is palpably […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Lauren Stan
Lauren Stan is a student at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 


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