Canadian Government and Politics
QUESTIONS Answer any three (3) questions below. All questions are of equal value. Answer each Question in 500 words or less QUESTION ONE “Canada’s constitution reflects a mixture of British and American influences.” Discuss the validity of this statement, with examples. QUESTION TWO How do the conventions of responsible government affect the role of Canada’s head of state? QUESTION THREE “In the Westminster model, the executive and legislative branches are fused.” Discuss the validity of this statement, with examples. QUESTION FOUR Why is the government always required to have the “confidence” of the House of Commons? QUESTION FIVE Why are the conventions of responsible government not codified in the written constitution?