Government of Canada, BC, Vancouver

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Government of Canada, BC, Vancouver

  1. 1. The Three Levels of Government in Canada<br />
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  3. 3. The House of Commons<br />
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  5. 5. The number of MPs from each province or territory is:<br />Ontario – 106<br />Quebec – 75<br />New Brunswick – 10<br />Nova Scotia – 11<br />P.E.I. – 4<br />Manitoba - 14<br />British Columbia – 36<br />Alberta – 28<br />Saskatchewan – 14<br />Newfoundland – 7<br />Yukon – 1<br />Northwest Territories – 1<br />Nunuvut– 1<br />TOTAL = 308<br />
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  7. 7. Stephen Harper<br />Prime Minister (since 2006)<br />Leader of the Conservative Party <br />(since 2004)<br />24 Sussex Drive<br />Official residence of the Prime Minister<br />
  8. 8. Michael Ignatieff<br />Leader of the Opposition (since 2009)<br />Leader of the Liberal Party (since 2009)<br />Stornoway<br />Official residence of the Leader of the Opposition<br />
  9. 9. Jack Layton<br />Leader of the New Democratic Party (since 2003)<br />Gilles Duceppe<br />Leader of the Bloc Quebecois (since 1997)<br />
  10. 10. The Senate<br />Members are appointed. They are not elected. They are chosen by the prime minister. A senator can stay on the job until age 75.<br />
  11. 11. The number of senators from each province or territory is:<br />Ontario – 24<br />Quebec – 24<br />New Brunswick – 10<br />Nova Scotia – 10<br />P.E.I. – 4<br />Manitoba - 6<br />British Columbia – 6<br />Alberta – 6<br />Saskatchewan – 6<br />Newfoundland – 6<br />Yukon – 1<br />Northwest Territories – 1<br />Nunuvut– 1<br />TOTAL = 105<br />
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  13. 13. Michaelle Jean<br />Governor General (since 2005)<br />
  14. 14. The Governor General opens the first day of parliament each year with a Throne Speech. The speech is written by the Prime Minister’s office and outlines the plan by the federal government for the coming year.<br />
  15. 15. Rideau Hall<br />Official residence of the Governor General<br />
  16. 16. Elizabeth II<br />Queen of Canada (since 1952)<br />
  17. 17. British Columbia legislature building in Victoria<br />
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  19. 19. There are 85 MLAs representing the different areas of British Columbia. The city of Vancouver has 10 of these MLAs.<br />
  20. 20. Gordon Campbell<br />Premier (since 2001)<br />Leader of the B.C. Liberal Party <br />(since 1993)<br />
  21. 21. Carole James<br />Leader of the Opposition (since 2005)<br />Leader of the B.C. New Democratic Party <br />(since 2003)<br />The next provincial election is scheduled for May 2013.<br />
  22. 22. Steven Point<br />Lieutenant Governor (since 2007)<br />
  23. 23. Vancouver City Hall on the corner of <br />Cambie Street and 12th Avenue<br />
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  25. 25. Vancouver’s city council is made of 10 councillors and one mayor.<br />The next municipal election will be in November 2011.<br />
  26. 26. Gregor Robertson<br />Mayor of Vancouver <br />(since 2008)<br />
  27. 27. … and now for a quiz!<br />

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