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Encyclopedia > Executive Council (Canada)

Consistent with wider Commonwealth practice, Canadian provinces have Executive Councils, headed by the Lieutenant-Governor. The English noun Commonwealth dates originally from the fifteenth century. ... Map of Canada Canada is a federation of ten provinces which, together with three territories, comprise the worlds second largest country in total area. ... A Lieutenant Governor or Lieutenant-Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ...


The Cabinet is an informal grouping within the Council, headed by a provincial Premier, which wields the actual power. The Executive Council is a larger body, including both Cabinet members, former Cabinet members and other individuals, which technically advises the Lieutenant-Governor but which in practice has purely ceremonial purpose. They serve the same function provincially as the Queen's Privy Council for Canada does federally except that the Executive Council does not have the ceremonial role of directly advising the Queen, proclaiming her successors, or assenting to some Royal Marriages. A premier is an executive official of government. ... The Privy Council Office as it appeared in the 1880s The Queens Privy Council for Canada (French: Conseil privé de la Reine pour le Canada) is the ceremonial council of advisers to the Queen of Canada, whose members are appointed by the Governor General of Canada for life on... Royal Marriage is a solitaire card game using a deck of 52 playing cards. ...


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Canadian territories also have councils. These are the: The Executive Council of Alberta (commonly known as the cabinet) is made up of members of the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party which holds a majority of seats in the Legislative Assmebly of Alberta. ... The Executive Council of British Columbia (informally and more commonly, the Cabinet of British Columbia) is the cabinet of the Canadian province. ... Current list of counsellors (as of October 12, 2004) in the Executive Council in the Canadian province of Manitoba formed by the New Democratic Party of Manitoba (informally known as Cabinet ministers): Categories: Manitoba politics | Provincial ministers ... The Executive Council of Newfoundland and Labrador (informally and more commonly, the Cabinet of Newfoundland and Labrador) is the cabinet of the Canadian province. ... The Executive Council of New Brunswick (informally and more commonly, the Cabinet of New Brunswick) is the cabinet of the Canadian province. ... The Executive Council of Quebec (informally and more commonly, the Cabinet of Quebec and in French Le Conseil des ministres) is the cabinet of the Canadian province. ... The Executive Council of Nova Scotia (informally and more commonly, the Cabinet of Nova Scotia) is the cabinet of the Canadian province. ... The Executive Council of Ontario (informally and more commonly, the Cabinet of Ontario) is the cabinet of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... The Executive Council of Prince Edward Island is the formal title of the Cabinet of the province. ... The Executive Council of Saskatchewan (commonly known as the cabinet) is made up of members of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ...

The executive branch of the Canadian federal government is not called an executive council. Executive power is exercised by the Canadian Cabinet who are always members of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada. The Executive Council or Cabinet of Yukon, Canada, is appointed by the Commissioner of Yukon on the advice of the Premier. ... The Executive Council of Northwest Territories or cabinet is chosen by the Territorial Commissioner on the advice of the Northwest Territories legislature which nominates ministers. ... The Executive Council of Nunavut or cabinet is chosen by the Territorial Commissioner on the advice of the legislature which nominates ministers. ... The Cabinet of Canada plays an important role in the Canadian government in accordance with the Westminster System. ... The Privy Council Office as it appeared in the 1880s The Queens Privy Council for Canada (French: Conseil privé de la Reine pour le Canada) is the ceremonial council of advisers to the Queen of Canada, whose members are appointed by the Governor General of Canada for life on...


 
 

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