<ul><li>Constitutional Monarchy- A monarch inherits the right to rule but is limited by laws and a law making body elected...
<ul><li>Canada has a federal government system, which shares power between the national government and the ten provinces a...
<ul><li>Provincial governments are responsible for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Property Rig...
<ul><li>The voting age is eighteen, and voting is not required.  </li></ul><ul><li>Territorial Governments have fewer resp...
<ul><li>Legislative </li></ul><ul><li>Executive </li></ul><ul><li>Judicial </li></ul>
<ul><li>Parliament is the legislative branch of government. </li></ul><ul><li>The House of Commons, the Senate, and the go...
<ul><li>The leader of the party with the most elected members of Parliament acts as the Prime Minister.  </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>The Prime Minister chooses people from the ten provinces and three territories to sit in the Senate.  </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Canada has both a federal and provincial court system. </li></ul><ul><li>The federal Supreme Court is the highest ...
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Canada’S Government

  1. 2. <ul><li>Constitutional Monarchy- A monarch inherits the right to rule but is limited by laws and a law making body elected by the people. </li></ul><ul><li>Canada’s constitution lists the powers of the government. </li></ul><ul><li>The British monarchy, a king or queen, is the head of state. However, since the monarchy does not live in Canada, he or she chooses a governor-general to act in his or her place. </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Canada has a federal government system, which shares power between the national government and the ten provinces and three territories. </li></ul><ul><li>Canada’s federal government provides </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National defense (Military) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trading, banking, immigration, and criminal law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Postal services </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Provincial governments are responsible for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Property Rights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospitals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provincial Taxes </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>The voting age is eighteen, and voting is not required. </li></ul><ul><li>Territorial Governments have fewer responsibilities but still practice self-government. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Legislative </li></ul><ul><li>Executive </li></ul><ul><li>Judicial </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Parliament is the legislative branch of government. </li></ul><ul><li>The House of Commons, the Senate, and the governor-general make up Parliament. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian citizens elect representatives to the House of Commons. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>The leader of the party with the most elected members of Parliament acts as the Prime Minister. </li></ul><ul><li>The Prime Minister is the Head of Government </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>The Prime Minister chooses people from the ten provinces and three territories to sit in the Senate. </li></ul><ul><li>Both the House of Commons and the Senate make Canadian laws and policies. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Canada has both a federal and provincial court system. </li></ul><ul><li>The federal Supreme Court is the highest court in the country. </li></ul><ul><li>Nine judges serve on this court. </li></ul><ul><li>The Prime Minister chooses the judges and the governor-general appoints them. </li></ul>

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