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Citizen & Government
Influencing government policy
What is the role of a lobbyist?
Executive, Legislative, Judicial
Name the 3 Branches of Government
House of Commons, Senate
What is in the legislative branch?
G.G. PM, Cabinet
What is in the executive branch
Supreme Court of Canada, Provincial, Municipal Courts
What is in the judicial branch?
Carry out and enforce laws
What is the job of the Executive branch?
Which political ideology is represented below?
Newspaper Headline: Party Nominee wins without any opposition.
Which political party is furthest left on the political spectrum
What province has the greatest number of seats in the House of Commons?
Liberalism, Socialism, Conservatism, Fascism, Communism
Name the 5 major ideologies
What term describes when a bill is signed into law?
Sticking with your party in the public eye
What is cabinet solidarity
Who ensures that all party members are in Parliament?
Cabinet Ministers, Judiciary, Senate
Name three important jobs that are appointed by the PM?
First Past the Post
What is Canada’s current voting system
Proportional Representation, Single transferable vote
Name one other alternative for Canada’s voting system
At what stage does the House of Commons come to an end
At what stage do Candidates get selected for each party?
Dissolution, Enumeration, Nomination, Campaigning, Balloting, Tabulation
Name the 6 stages of an election
When was the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights?
Bill of Rights-Diefenbaker
What was the first Canadian human rights legislation and who was responsible for passing this law?
What led to the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights?
Convention on the Rights of the Child
What convention did the UN adopt in 1989 to protect children?
Which province passed a bill that against the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and what was the name of that bill?
Who introduces a bill to the House?
At what stage is a bill thoroughly debated?
Where is a bill refined and polished?
GG signs to give royal assent
When the senate passes a bill, what happens?
4 (3 in HoC, one in Senate typically)
How many readings must a bill go through to become law?
If the bill is proposed by a member of the HoC that is not part of the Cabinet
What is the difference between a private member’s bill and a normal bill?
PM allows Party MP`s to support or reject bill according to the wishes of their constituents.
Which term describes the action in this headline?
A newspaper headline reads “PM Gives Senate seat to faithful party supporter”. Which term is associated with this headline?
Backbencher kicked out of the caucus “I refused to vote with my leader”
Which concept is associated with this headline?
Which term is associated with flowchart below?
Charter of Rights and Freedoms
What was added to the BNA act when it was patriated?
Bill of Rights 1960
What was the precursor to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Which PM patriated the constitution?
Fundamental freedoms, democratic rights, mobility rights, legal rights, equality rights, minority language rights, official language rights
Name 4 categories in the charter
Allows the gov’t to opt out of clauses in the Charter for up to 5 years
What is the notwithstanding clause?
What is Mr Ks alma mater?
When did Mr. K start working at Frank Hurt?
Where is Mr. K from?
What is Mr. Ks favourite sport?
What is my wife’s last name?
Enact, amend, repeal laws
What is the role of the legislative assembly
7 of 10 provinces with 50% of the populations
What is the amending formula
Too much power!
Name one problem with having a majority government
Members of the governing party who are not in the Cabinet
What is a backbencher?
Keeping the government accountable
What is the role the official opposition?