Unit 1: An Introduction to Law
CHAPTER 1: LAW: ITS PURPOSE AND HISTORY
E-ACTIVITY: HOW ADMINISTRATIVE BOARDS GOVERN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN
CITIZENS AND GOVERNMENT (p. 8)
Activity: Report on Two Administrative Boards
Were you aware that the federal, provincial, and territorial governments
have various administrative boards that regulate your affairs? These
boards govern the relationship between citizens and government. They
have the right to make decisions in areas such as granting licenses and
- The CRTC and the CEIC are two federal administrative boards. Visit
the CRTC Web
site and read "About the CRTC" and "Mandate."
Then browse the CEIC Web
Write a short report comparing the CRTC and the CEIC. Make sure
you include the following information:
- the full name of the administrative board
- who it regulates
- its role and responsibilities
- the specific legislation from which it gets its authority
- Administrative boards have also been set up by provincial and territorial
governments. Visit the Web site of your provincial or territorial workers'
compensation board, and find the following information:
- What is the name of the workers' compensation board in your area?
- Describe its mandate.
Territories and Nunavut