Photo: library of parliament / roy grogan o ur system of government is part of the reason why canada is known around the world as a good place to live canada's parliamentary system is open and democratic. Cbc | radio-canada (eng) mptv: an introduction to the house of commons filmed on location in ottawa, this video offers an overview of the grandeur, importance and relevance of canada's parliament, with a specific focus on the house of commons.
It is in the light of this basic constitutional principle that we have to consider the structure of the canadian parliament parliament consists of the queen, represented by the governor-general, the senate and the house of commons.
Parliament of canadathe official source for current news and information about the parliament of canada also features online webcasts, hansard, history notes and much more also features online webcasts, hansard, history notes and much more. Introduction by focusing on canada’s parliament, our country, our parliament introduces students to basic principles of democracy in canada our country, our parliament is intended for students of english and french at an intermediate level who may or may not know about democracy or canada’s parliamentary system of government teachers can easily adapt the concepts, topics and vocabulary.
There also exist a number of races in canada yet notable is the prevalence of the caucasoid members of parliament and other government officials in canada this may be viewed by some as a weakness in the representation of the needs that the different groups of people may have even though the government of canada has taken great measures to adequately serve its citizens. The term parliament refers to three institutions: the crown, the senate and the house of commons this parliamentary system flows from the westminster tradition in britain, which is a blend of parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy ( see monarchism ).
Canada's parliament consists of three parts: the queen, the senate and the house of commons they work together to make the laws for our country the executive branch consists of the queen, the prime minister and cabinet, and the departments of government. Parliament consists of the queen, represented by the governor-general, the senate and the house of commons the governor-general summons parliament, brings its sessions to an end by prorogation, and formally assents to every bill before it can become law. The parliament of canada (french: parlement du canada) is the federal legislature of canada, seated at parliament hill in ottawa, the national capital the body consists of the canadian monarch , represented by a viceroy , the governor general an upper house , the senate and a lower house , the house of commons.
The history of canada's parliament in a nutshell canada's system of government began as an off-shoot of great britain's westminster system, but over the years, has evolved into something uniquely canadian. At the same time others feel that a canadian national is one everywhere in canada hence he/she is capable of representing other canadians despite his/her cultural or racial background in this paper i will argue against the debate representation in parliament should not mirror canada’s social diversity.