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Intro to the Judicial Branch of Canada

Intro to the Judicial Branch of Canada

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  • 1. Canadian government
    Intro to the Judicial Branch
  • 2. Review
    Three Branches of the Government 
    Executive: Comprised of the Cabinet and the bureaucracy of the government that carry out thegovernment business and laws of Canada.
    Legislative: The legislative bodies of Canada. They make and debate the laws.
    Judicial: Comprised of the various courts of Canada. They decide who broke the law and the punishment that corresponds.
  • 3. For Example
    The legislative branch would create a law about the time of year that a person could fish.
    The executive branch would see to it through setting up various ministries and agencies that people only fished during that time.
    The judiciary would put anyone on trial that broke the law and fished outside of the allotted time and would decide upon an appropriate punishment.
  • 4. The Judicial Branch is made up of
    Supreme Court of Canada
    Federal Court of Canada; Federal Court of Appeal; Tax Court of Canada
    Provincial/Territorial Courts (Court of Appeal, Court of Queen's Bench, Superior Court, Supreme Court, and Court of Justice)
  • 5. Canada’s Supreme Court
    The court is made up of 9 judges
  • 6. Where do we get these Judges?
    judges are appointed by the governor general on the recommendation of the prime minister
  • 7. Learn more
    In partners use the fact sheet provided to answer the questionnaire
    Prepare for a Mock Trial
    All resources on www.seymoureducation.ning.com under k&esocial studies

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