The Senate in Canada should be abolished Introduction: Canada senate is a part of legislation institution in Canada, which represents the interests of upper class people. Different from America, it is not produced by election but directly-nominated by the premier and appointed by governor. Senate, governor, and the House of Commons are like three legs of a tripod which constitute the congress and legislation system in Canada. Senate undertakes the responsibility of proposing expostulation to governor and cabinet, which acts the role of supervision and restriction. Senate played critical role when Canada established federal government in 1867, the diversity of senators warrants the smooth convey of popular will to governors and legislators coming from different ethnic group and social status.
The judicial branch in Canada is a key element to the division of power. The judiciary branch is an uninfluenced and independent from the legislative and executive branch, the judges are appointed by the Prime Minister and their role is to interpret and apply the laws of Canada as written in the Canadian Constitution. There are two essential principals in modern democracy; the rule of law (La primauté du droit) and the separation of powers (Lampron p. 218). The rule of law is the idea that no one is above the law. This theory allows for a healthy democracy as authority must practice is powers legitimately and in accordance with written and publically adapted laws.
Correspondingly, the government that George Orwell brings to the attention of the audience compared to our government, also has four branches in their government, they are known as the Ministries of Truth, Love, Peace, and Plenty. As described by Orwell, the Ministry of Truth is responsible for education, entertainment, fine arts and the news. In other words, it is the government departments ultimate responsibility is to spread the rumors and popularity. The Ministry of Love is responsible for maintaining law and order; the Ministry of peace, as Orwell introduces doublespeak, is concerned with war; and the Ministry of Plenty is responsible for the economy (eNotes).
Washington’s administration was the part of his first leadership and management of the U.S government and they would be the people working with George Washington during his presidency. b) Precedents were, “acts or statements that became traditions to be followed,” and George Washington placed them to be followed by the administration so there would be order and it would set clear cut rules for the administration. c) The Cabinet was the most important precedent that Washington created. The Cabinet was a group of federal leaders who worked in specific departments of government that Washington assigned them to do.
In the Federalist Papers Fifty-Three, Fifty-Six, Fifty-Eight, Sixty-Two, and Sixty-Three, James Madison writes about the proper way to carry out the new form of government, in regards to the Legislative Branch. In Federalist Paper Fifty-Three, James Madison writes, “Some portion of this knowledge may, no doubt, be acquired in a man’s closet; but some of it also can only be acquired to best effect, by a practical attention to the subject, during the period of actual service in the legislature” (pg. 333). This means that serving two terms in the House of Representatives in more convenient because it allows the Representatives to acquire more knowledge.
This is why we need people to understand how powerful an executive order is. We need people to watch over the president’s executive orders and make sure it does not ruin the country. Because one day one executive order can ruin your
According to the constitution of Canada, national elections must be held once every five years to choose who will be representing Canadians in the House of Commons in Ottawa. For a Canadian to become a candidate, first they must be nominated or chosen by a fellow party members. If the person does not belong to a certain party they can ride as an independent candidate. On the day of the elections the candidate who get the most votes becomes a Member of Parliament, MP. They must represent their party in the House of Commons in Ottawa.
The concept of transparency “allows citizens to access information, in order to hold governments accountable” (Close & Croci, 2018, Pg. 203). Lastly, responsiveness, which refers to the governments ability to “respond to the interests of the public” (Close & Croci, 2018, Pg. 206). However, Canada’s seemingly democratic society and government proposes a dilemma as to whether Canada is still a democratic society or rather becoming less democratic. The level of democracy within Canada is debatable since no democratic aspect of our government has been affected directly. However, Canada’s pervasive issues of becoming less democratic of the last decade can be attributable to political disinterest due to pragmatic ideologies, low voter turn out and the inability for political parties to attract voters.
It is quite clear how political parties play an important role in today’s modern democratic world. They control the decisions of the government, compose up majority members for any countries parliament and also help assist in the appointment of party members to aid constitutional courts. For my essay I will be looking at, what parties are, how parties get their resources, how do they receive funding / has this changed over time and finally the consequences for the ways a party will operate. Political parties in other parts of the world such as United States are primarily candidate-focused parties. Elsewhere, such as in democratically developing countries they are more focused around a single leader party that can be described as transient.
According to the article “The Prime Minister & Cabinet in Canada” the Prime Minister and Cabinet both sit at the high end of the executive power in Canada. The Cabinet have the responsibility of administering certain areas of public policy. Subsequently, the position of the Cabinet was originally made by British Monarchs by relying and giving responsibilities to a smaller committee of the Privy Council. Eventually, Britain changed their Monarchial system of government to a democratic system leading to a change in the role of the Cabinet. This allowed the Cabinet the responsibility in leading the government.
The Speaker of the House is a very powerful position coming right after the Vice President in line to be the president. The House Speaker leads the majority party and is also the main officer of the House of Representatives. One of the Speaker’s main jobs is to negotiate with the White House and the Senate to resolve legislative differences. The Speaker also serves as a “front man” for the House of Representatives. A President Pro Tempore is a high ranking senator who 's job is to preside over the Senate during the absence of the Vice President.
Canadian Government is run on Democratic principles. Democracy means “Rule by the people”. Democracy is when the people of a Country vote for their Prime Minister and don’t get stuck with a dictator. The main focus of democratic Government is to have freedom and equality. Democracy is a large type of government it has three political philosophies, Socialism, Liberalism, and Conservatism.
The purpose of this dissertation is to examine and explain the legal and ceremonial functions of the Canadian Governor General. As a matter of fact, since the creation of this title in 1867, the roles of the Governor General have evolved greatly over the years. Assigned the role by the Queen of England, this individual possesses many powers that contribute massively to the functioning of the country of Canada. First of all, it is important to understand that one of the ceremonial roles of the Canadian Governor General is to read the throne speech at the outset of every parliament session. This speech is given to individuals seated at the Parliament such as the Senators and the members of the House of Commons.
If culture stands as it is defined, as the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society, group, place, or time, then one must ask when it is appropriate for a government to control beliefs, customs and arts. To control such things is in direct violation of natural rights, and has been a pattern of the most totalitarian governments of all time. 2) To what extent do you think the government of Canada was pressured to seek to protect its market because of the financial interests of the Canadian magazine industry?