Roots of Government in British Columbia and Canada: Explaining History and Structure

Sam Sullivan: British Columbia has two systems of government, Parliamentary and Municipal. Parliament is rooted in law making, Municipal in law keeping. Legislative versus Judicial. These forms are used around the world but descend from the Kingdom of Wessex of Alfred the Great who unified England. Wessex was divided into Shires Governed by a Shire Reeve or Sheriff which retains...