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Implementing Federalism, 1867–1878

From: Rivals for Power: Ottawa and the Provinces


Describes developments in federal provincial relations from 1867-1878, including the incorporation of three new provinces.



Ed Whitcomb

Ed Whitcomb has a Ph.D. in History from the University of London. After a short university teaching career he worked in the Canadian foreign service specializing in political, economic, strategic, and intelligence analysis. He has lived in four regions of Canada as well as in four other countries with federal constitutions. He has published numerous articles on Canadian history, and is the author of a series of ten brief histories of the Canadian provinces.