Does the Prime Minister have too much Power?


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Does the Prime Minister have too much Power?
Does Canada have a Presidential Government in Disguise?
Given the proximity of Canada to the United States – a superpower colossus whose head of state, the President, is surrounded by the pageantry of executive power – the question is sometimes asked whether the Canadian Prime Minister occupies a similar position of power in the Canadian state. This essay will discuss this question with reference to a range of scholarly discussion on the power of the Prime Minister in theory and in practice. The thesis will be argued that the Prime Minister does possess significant power beyond that of the President in the American system, even though he(she) is not actually head of state. This being said,...
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