Sergey Danilov

Natural Resources Management in Federation: Canadian Model

2019. No. 5. P. 215–236 [issue contents]
Federalism, from one turn, does maintain much more opportunities for expression andpromoting of legitimate regional interests. However, from other side, federal form of stateorganization appears to be a solid factor that limits considerably a freedom of actionsof the central power that it is obliged to promote and protect overall national interestswithin the state and beyond of its frontiers. In the modern world, Canadian federalismis one from most famous and respectable state regimes. Under federal banner Canadapassed several stages of national development while demonstrating undisputablecapability for evolution and adaptation towards constantly changing social and economicconditions. Formerly a highly centralized state, Canada has transformed itself peacefullyinto a decentralized power within an old Constitutional Act. One of the issues standingperpetually in front of levels of powers is policy of its abundant natural resources. Thesubject of article is a research of ways and means of cooperation and confrontationbetween center and periphery over management of these resources. The study is basedof the methodology: formal legal historical, system analysis and dialectical one. Fromevaluation of flexible leadership over the field, author makes a conclusion about greatmeasure of efficiency in the leading a highly decentralized federation on the base ofthe rule of law and clear-cut political will completely loyal to all existing legal limitationsand prohibitions and bright cadres capable to implement skillfully and decisively everylegitimate way for public purpose. Only such model of state leadership have a future in themodern civilization. Therefore the democratic ways and means, elaborated by Canadiansocial fabric and state bodies, do deserve strong attention of the Russian explorers andpractitioners.
For citation: Danilov S. Yu. (2019) Natural Resources Management in Federation: Canadian Model. Pravo. Zhurnal Vysshey shkoly ekonomiki, no 5, pp. 215–236 (in Russian) DOI: 10.17323/2072-8166.2019.5.215.236
Citation: Danilov S. (2019) Upravlenie prirodnymi resursami v federatsii: model' Kanady [Natural Resources Management in Federation: Canadian Model]. Pravo. Zhurnal Vysshey shkoly ekonomiki, no 5, pp. 215-236 (in Russian)
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