The Power of the Prime Minister

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The Power of the Prime Minister
Canada like many other countries has a parliamentary government. This government is headed by the Prime Minister who is the leader of the political party who has been elected to power by the voting public(
Bardes
et al 380). In many ways this is a hold over from Canada’s colonial past because Canada was a colony of Britain. Therefore, it is not surprising that Canada has developed a constitutional system that is similar to other commonwealth countries. This also means that the British Monarchy is still technically the leader of Canada. They usually exercise this power through their representative known as the governor general(
Bardes
et al 380).
This is different from the Presidential system in the United...
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