Course Description

This course explores various perspectives on issues in Canadian and world politics. Students will explore political decision making and ways in which individuals, stakeholder groups, and various institutions, including governments, multinational corporations, and non-governmental organizations, respond to and work to address domestic and international issues. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate issues, events, and developments of national and international political importance, and to develop and communicate informed opinions about them.


  1. The Communist Manifesto – Karl Marx
  2. Moodle Website


What is CPW4U?

CPW4U is a Grade 12 Canadian and International Politics course at a university preparation level.

What is the prerequisite course for CPW4U?

Any Grade 11 or 12 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.

How long does it take to complete the CPW4U online course?

You can complete CPW4U as quickly as 4 weeks, or take as long as 5 months

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