28671Re: [WarOf1812] head of state was Isaac Brock NEEDS YOU!
- Jun 6 6:01 PMRay,
just a query,
Is not the correct term a "Constitutional Monarchy"?
On 6-Jun-06, at 4:48 PM, Ray Hobbs wrote:
> We have a Parliamentary democracy in Canada, which some significant
> differences from that in the US.
> In Canada, our official Head of State is still the Queen, and in the
> time she is out of Canada, the Governor General, Queen's
> representative. It is she who has to sign bills into law.
> Harper is Leader of the Conservative Party, and by virtue of their
> numbers in Parliament, Head of the Government, i.e. Prime Minister.
> Part III, paras 9 & 10 of the Canadian Constitution states:
> The Executive Government and Authority of and over Canada is hereby
> declared to continue and be vested in the Queen.
> The Provisions of this Act referring to the Governor General extend
> and apply to the Governor General for the Time being of Canada, or
> other the Chief Executive Officer or Administrator for the Time being
> carrying on the Government of Canada on behalf and in the Name of the
> Queen, by whatever Title he is designated.
> Hope this clarifies the ?
> Yrs etc.
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