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government canada

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Which branch of government runs the everyday jobs? executive
Which branch of govenrment runs the courts? judicial
Which branch of government makes the laws? legislative
Who does the governor general represent? Queen
The House of Commons and the senate are parts of the legislative branch, aka parliament
How do you spell the Prime Minister's name? Stephen Harper
Who helps the Prime Minister make decisions about running the country? cabinet members
What is the last step that a bill has to go through before it becomes an official law? royal assent
A difficult part of the Prime Minister's job is to make sure the conerns of these are met. provinces
The leader of the winning political party in a federal election is called this. Prime Minister
Will people vote for a party if the party leader is a poor choice? not likely
What political party starts with L? Liberals
What political party starts with N? New Democratic Party
What political party starts with B? Bloc Quebecois
What political party starts with P? Progreseive Conservative
What does the Speaker of the House act as in parliament? referee
Where do you sit in the House of Commons if you want to watch the parliament? visitor's gallery
How many steps does a bill have to go through before it becomes a law? six
Experts, the public and other points of view are considered in what committee when a law is being made? standing committee
What group of people sit across from the Prime Minister in the House of Commons? official opposition
What is the short form for Member of Parliament? MP
Are MPs elected people or chosen by the Prime Minister to sit in the House of Commons? elected
How old must you be to become a Member of Parliament? eighteen
Did the Official Opposition come in first place or second place in an election? second
What court is the highest court in Canada? Supreme Court
What colour is the carpeting in the House of Commons? green
How many seats does each Member of Parliament hold in the House of Commons? one
Created by: libraryb