Porter, J. (1969). The Vertical Mosaic: An Analysis of Social Class and Power in Canada. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.This book gives a thorough and historical account of power, multiculturalism, and social class in Canada.
Wiseman, N. (2007). In Search of Canadian Political Culture. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press. This book describes and explains the distribution of Canadian political culture by exploring regional and sociological factors and how Canadians conceive political culture.
This chapter gives the reader a basic understanding of Canadian politics. A portion of understanding the mechanisms of Canadian politics is to keep up with current events. The following websites will guide you to numerous newspaper articles that are relevant to keeping up with current news items.
The Globe and Mail
The Hill Times
The Huffington Post
The following are six of the major political parties in Canada who are running in the 2019 elections. Each party represents different ideologies, different cleavages, and different political orientation. Each party’s website will provide you with further information on their mandate, election platforms, and policy initiations.
Conservative Party of Canada
Liberal Party of Canada
New Democratic Party of Canada
Green Party of Canada
People’s Party of Canada
This informative and useful tool uses quizzes and surveysto determine your own political orientation.
Indigenous affairs are now divided into two departments; the following are the official sites for Indigenous Service Canada and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada.
Indigenous Service Canada
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
This is the official website of Canadian Heritage, which is a department that oversees multicultural policies in Canada.
CBC - Politics
The Hill Times