The Canadian government segment -Sept 30

The Canadian government segment -Sept 30 - The Canadian...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The Canadian government segment Canadian federalism Canada - governed by a system of parliamentary democracy with powers divided among the various levels of government. Federalism - system of political organizations in which the activities of state are divided between at least two levels of government The Canadian federization - the federal government -10 provincial and 3 territorial governments -a number of regional and local municipalities The Canadian political landscape - Cananda is a constitutional monarchy, a federation and a parliamentary democracy - Her majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the queen of Canada and our constitutional head of state -She delegates her duties to her representatives in Canada: (the governor general, provincial lieutenant governors) -Formally the prime minister and cabinet advise the queen, but practically cabinet holds the power Three branches of government -legislative: the house of commons and the senate -Executive: the prime minister, cabinet, and public service -Judicial: independent of cabinet, parliament or of any other state institution House of commons -308 seats -elections at least every 5 years
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 3

The Canadian government segment -Sept 30 - The Canadian...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online