"RESIDUAL POWERS TO BE VESTED IN THE PROVINCES" what does this mean ?please explain with example?

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  • RP
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    6 months ago

    It means the provinces retain those powers, other than the ones specified. For example, the central government may control overall transportation, but the provinces have the power to issue or deny vehicle licenses.

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  • 6 months ago

    powers not assigned to the federal level (residual refers to what is left after assigning to the federal level) belong to the provinces. This is much as in the US where powers not assigned to the federal government are the domain of the states.

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  • 6 months ago

    I presume this is from the Canadian Constitution? It is attempting to say the same thing that is in the US Constitution, which reads, "Those powers not specifically delegated to the Federal government shall remain with the several states, or with the people."

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