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Government of Canada - Executive Branch, an introduction

Government of Canada - Executive Branch, an introduction
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  • The Government of Canada is made up of three branches.
  • Executive – discusses potential bills, day to day business of the governmentLegislative – debates and passes bills into lawsJudicial – interprets the laws
  • In this presentation we will focus only on one branch – the Executive Branch.
  • Representative of the (Queen)Appointed by the Queen on advice of PMCeremonial representative for Government of Canada
  • Representative of the (Queen)Appoints Prime Minister and Cabinet ( on advice of PM)Gives Royal Assent to bills in House of CommonsSummon and dissolve parliamentCeremonial representative for Government of Canada
  • Leader of the political party who wins the most number of seats in a general electionProvides leadership and direction with support of Cabinet for citizens of CanadaNation’s chief diplomat
  • Head of StateChooses Cabinet Members from Members of ParliamentLeader of CabinetLeader of the political party who wins the most number of seats in a general electionProvides leadership and direction with support of Cabinet for citizens of CanadaNation’s chief diplomat
  • Members of Parliament chosen by PM to assist with the decisions and day to day operations of the governmentProposes bills and direction of national policyEach given a portfolio ( department of the government)by the PM to oversee
  • Members of Parliament chosen by PM to assist with the decisions and day to day operations of the governmentProposes bills and direction of national policyEach given a portfolio by the PM to oversee ( example: Health Care)
  • The Executive branch of the Canadian Government is responsible to the people of Canada.

SST1772 Government of Canada - Executive Branch Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Government of Canada The Executive Branch
  • 2. Canadian Government Legislative Parliament ExecutiveHouse of Commons Senate Governor General Prime Minister Judicial PM’s Office Cabinet Supreme Court Federal Court Provincial Court Tax Court
  • 3. Branches of GovernmentExecutive Legislative Judicial
  • 4. ExecutiveGovernor General Prime Minister PM’s Office Cabinet
  • 5. Becoming the Governor General
  • 6. Responsibilities of the Governor General
  • 7. Becoming Prime Minister
  • 8. Responsibilities of the Prime Minister Leader of the CountryLeader of the Cabinet Country’s Chief Diplomat
  • 9. Becoming a Cabinet Minister
  • 10. Responsibilities of Cabinet Ministers
  • 11. Canadian Government Legislative Parliament ExecutiveHouse of Commons Senate Governor General Prime Minister Judicial PM’s Office Cabinet Supreme Court Federal Court Provincial Court Tax Court