The British North America Act (BNA Act) perceives Canada as a constitutional monarchy. The reigning monarch of the United Kingdom (Queen Elizabeth II) is the sovereign of Canada. The BNA act brings together three British colonies, the Province of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick. The Province of Canada includes Upper Canada (now Ontario) and Lower Canada (now Quebec).
The British parliamentary system h3ly influences Canada’s system of government and includes two houses. The Lower House or House of Commons comprises 338 members, and The Upper House or Senate has 105 members and represents all regions of Canada. The prime minister appoints members of the Senate.
The responsibilities of governance in Canada are divided among three different levels of government as follows:
Elections in Canada
Canada holds elections once every five years as per the constitution. There are different electoral districts according to geographical divisions. Presently, there are 338 electoral districts in Canada. In the House of Commons, the candidate securing the highest votes wins the election to represent the district. The election takes place by following the method of secret ballot.
Immigration – views of major political parties
Canada has three major political parties. These include:
All major political parties in Canada insist on welcoming immigrants as drivers of the Canadian economy. However, there are subtle differences regarding the criteria of admitting foreign nationals and how Canada should support immigrants after their arrival. Following is a summary of individual views of the major political parties in Canada on immigration.
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