Stephen Tierney is professor of constitutional law at the University of Edinburgh. Contributors: Daniel Bourgeois and Andrew F. Johnson, Marc Chevrier, Robert J. Currie, Jameson Doig, Katherine Eddy, Hugh Donald Forbes, Hugh Kindred, Will Kymlicka, Ian Peach, Joan Small, and Michael Temelini.
Introduction: Constitution Building in a Multicultural State / Stephen Tierney Part 1: The Evolution of Multiculturalism and Federalism in the Canadian Constitution 1 Trudeau as the First Theorist of Canadian Multiculturalism / Hugh Donald Forbes 2 Multicultural Rights, Multicultural Virtues: A History of Multiculturalism in Canada / Michael Temelini 3 The Canadian Model of Diversity in a Comparative Perspective / Will Kymlicka 4 The Death of Deference: the Implications of the Defeat of the Meech Lake and Charlottetown Accords for Executive Federalism in Canada / Ian Peach 5 Federalism in Canada: A World of Competing Definitions and Views / Marc Chevrier Part 2: The Management of Pluralism in Canada through Constitutional Law and Policy 6 Repositioning the Canadian State and Minority Languages: Accountability and the Action Plan for Official Languages / Daniel Bourgeois and Andrew F. Johnson 7 Making International Agreements and Making them Work within a Multicultural Federal State: The Experience of Canada / Hugh Kindred 8 New Constitutions and Vulnerable Groups: Brian Dickson's Strategies in Interpreting the 1982 Charter / Jameson Doig 9 Whose Reality? Culture and Context before Canadian Courts / Robert J. Currie 10 Multiculturalism, Equality, and Canadian Constitutionalism: Cohesion and Difference / Joan Small 11 Welfare Rights as Equality Rights? Insights from the Supreme Court of Canada / Katherine Eddy Appendix Index