The Three Branches Of Canada's Seamless System

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The government of Canada works in many levels, with the federal government at the highest standing. It is held together by many members who work in conjunction with each other to form a seamless system. There are three main branches of government which are known as the executive branch, the legislative branch, and the judicial branch. They have the power to administer and carry out laws, the power of making and amending laws, and the power to interpret the law and set penalties, respectively. Although these are separate branches that have their own roles, together they form Canada's government and allow the government to function properly. As Canada is a constitutional monarchy, the Queen is the formal Head of State. All the federal laws are made in her name and she performs many important ceremonial duties in Canada, but she does not have full control over the country and her authority is limited. The Governor General, who is appointed by the Queen on the advice of the Prime Minister, is the …show more content…

Under the executive branch, the Prime Minister and his Cabinet meet regularly to discuss and talk about topics like government spending, new ideas for bills and new policies. Most of the Cabinet Ministers are Members of Parliament and always have one representative from the Senate. Each Minister is in charge of a government department and the Cabinet Ministers must report their activities to Parliament. They are obligated to do so and are answerable to the Parliament. The Ministers share responsibility for administration, or management, of government and must support a Cabinet decision. In the event that the Ministers do not support the decision, they must agree regardless or else they are asked to resign. Although the Cabinet has little authority over making laws, it still plays an important role in carrying them out and is the base of the

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