Connecting with Canadians


What We Owe to Ourselves and Each Other


The democratic state is, ideally, the embodiment of our collective will. The idea of a ''social contract'' is to capture at a particular time society's notion of the respective responsibilities of the citizen and the state. Just where do we draw the line between our responsibility for ourselves and our responsibility for each other?

Release Date: 6 Apr 2001
Number of pages: 1
Document number: 30216