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Group 5-Canada Democracy.pptx

  1. Democracy inCANADA Group 5
  2.  Canada is a prosperous and affluent country. It has a highly developed social welfare system that includes a progressive health- care system.The nation aggressively pursues policies which emphasize human rights. In terms of the welfare of its citizens, Canada is one of the world's most progressive nations.The combination of a thriving economy and generous social benefits gives Canada one of the highest standards of living in the world. In the Human Development Report 2000, published by the United Nations,Canada ranks number-one in the world in human development. Furthermore, over the past 25 years Canada has consistently ranked number-one or two in the report.The GDP per capita in 1999 wasUS$23,300. Education is mandatory through age 15 and the literacy rate exceeds 97 percent.
  3. IsCanada a Monarchy or Democracy?  It is at the core of Canada’s constitutional federal structure and Westminster-style parliamentary democracy.The monarchy is the foundation of the executive (King-in-Council), legislative (King-in- Parliament), and judicial (King-on-the-Bench) branches of both federal and provincial jurisdictions.
  4. When did Canada became a democracy?  The federal government’s organization and structure was established at Confederation through the Constitution Act, 1867—as a federal constitutional monarchy, wherein the CanadianCrown acts as the core, or “the most basic building block”, of itsWestminster- style parliamentary democracy.
  5. DoesCanada support democracy? Democracy, human rights, and the rule of law are central elements of Canada’s foreign policy.Dec 9, 2021
  6. How does Canada define Democracy?  In a democratic country, all eligible citizens have the right to participate, either directly or indirectly, in making the decisions that affect them. Canadian citizens normally elect someone to represent them in making decisions at the different levels of government.This is called a representative democracy.
  7. What are the 4 Pillars of Democracy inCanada? R-JEF, Canada’s central computer, stores important information about the 4 pillars of democracy: Representation, Justice, Equity and Freedoms.
  8. IsCanada a Free Country? • The Charter protects those basic rights and freedoms of all Canadians that are considered essential to preserving Canada as a free and democratic country.
  9.  Democracy inclusive and accountable governance, peaceful pruralism and respect to diversity and human rights are core values shared by Canadians.Canada advances democracy around the world by promoting the full participation of all citizens in the decision making process and institutions affecting their lives
  10.  Canada is a constitutional monarchy. In which the monarch is head of a state. In practice executive powers are directed by the cabinet committee of ministers of the crown responsible to elected House of Commons of Canada in and headed by the Prime Minister of Canada
  11. SOVEREIGNTY OFCANADA  There is Canada’s sovereignty as a nation,and there is also the sovereignty of each of its ten provinces and two territories