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Representation is considered one of the oldest topics in political science . Representation is the act of someone or something taking place of a person . The Senate and the Upper house in the Anglo-American democracies don’t use represenatation.Critics believe that the appointed Senate is not independent . Elections ( people choosing their leaders ) is important for representation to happen . Canada is then described as “ the only free federal state that does not have and effective Upper House “ meaning the Lower house has more powers than the Upper House . If something happens to one chamber , this will change the affect the whole legislature , the Alberta committee’s recommendations emphasizes on this .The Alberta report doesn’t mention the seante of Canada with responsibilities . Pitkins interpreted representation as cinematography . “It is generally assumed that the organizing principle of the House of Commons is representation by population , while Senate seats are distributed equally ( twenty four each ) among four regions plus six senators for Newfoundland , which joined confederation forty-four years after mainland Canada was consolidated , and (as of 2001 ) one senator each from Yukon , Northwest Territories , and Nunavut “ ( pg 70 . Smith D.E (2003) Canadian Senate in Bicameral Perspective) . Norman Ward did not support representation by the people . The BNA Act first provided twenty four member for each region and when the population increased due immigration the House of Commons got fourteen more seats . Canada’s parliament is different from that of Australia in terms of ratio seats between the upper and lower seats . A debate during the wartime focused on the redistribution in the House of Commons and allocation of Senate seats . This confirmed that the model of Fathers of Confederation had built . ( pg 73 . Smith ,D.E(2003) . A member of a New...

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