Key players.pptx - Key Players in the Canadian Government There are many key players in the Canadian government that have very significant roles in

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Key Players in the Canadian Government
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There are many key players in the Canadian government that have very significant roles in running our country
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Prime Minister The Prime Minister has 3 roles: Leader of the nation Leader of his/her political party Head of the Federal Government
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As leader of the Nation Speaks on behalf of all Canadians internationally Addresses citizens on issues of national importance Works with Premiers to make changes to benefit Canadians
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As leader of his/her political party Spokesperson for that party Leads the caucus (the group of government members from his/her own party)
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As Head of the Federal Government Recommends new judges and senators Asks Governor General to call elections every 4 years Chooses a cabinet and runs cabinet meetings
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Premier Leader of the province Asks Lt Governor General to call elections and names judges (at the provincial level) Addresses citizens of the province and works with other premiers and the Federal government to defend the provinces interests Chooses cabinet members to direct provincial affairs
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