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Judicial The Senate of Canada (French: Le Sénat du Canada) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the House of Commons. ... The Speaker of the Canadian Senate (French: Président du Sénat) is the presiding officer of the Canadian Senate. ... The Leader of the Government in the Senate is a Canadian cabinet minister who leads the government side in the Canadian Senate and is chiefly responsible for promoting and defending the governments program in the Upper House. ... In Canada, the Leader of the Official Opposition in the Senate is the leader of the largest party in the Senate that is not in government. ... Representation in the Canadian Senate is divided into seats on a provincial basis. ... The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... Current house speaker Peter Milliken In Canada the Speaker of the House of Commons (French: Président de la Chambre des communes) is the presiding officer of the lower house and is elected by fellow MPs. ... The Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (French: Leader du gouvernement à la Chambre des communes), more commonly known as the Government House Leader, is the Cabinet minister responsible for planning and managing the governments legislative program in the Canadian House of Commons. ... Her Majestys Loyal Opposition (French: LOpposition Loyale de Sa Majesté) in Canada is usually the largest parliamentary opposition party in the Canadian House of Commons that is not in government either on its own or as part of a governing coalition. ... The Leader of the Opposition (French: Chef de lOpposition) in Canada is the Member of Parliament in the Canadian House of Commons who leads Her Majestys Loyal Opposition (the body in Parliament recognized as the Official Opposition). ... In Canada each political party with representation in the House of Commons has a House Leader who is a front bench MP and an expert in parliamentary procedure. ... The outgoing Official Opposition Shadow Cabinet is listed below. ... This is a list of Canadas 308 electoral districts (also known as ridings in Canadian English) as defined by the 2003 Representation Order, which came into effect on May 23, 2004. ... The Parliament of Canada (French: Parlement du Canada) has two chambers. ... Rendition of party representation in the 39th Canadian parliament decided by this election. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      In law, the judiciary or judicial is the system of courts which administer justice in the name of the sovereign or state, a mechanism for the resolution of disputes. ...

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This is a list of the Legislative Assemblies of Canada's provinces and territories. Governing parties are in bold.
Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... A Legislative Assembly in some parts of the Commonwealth refers to a legislature, or a chamber of the legislature. ... Map of Canada As shown by the map to the left, the North American nation of Canada is a federation which consists of ten provinces that, together with three territories, make up the worlds second largest country in total area. ...

Provincial or Territorial Legislative Assembly Liberal Party Progressive Conservatives New Democrats Prov. parties1 ADQ (QC) Alliance (AB) Independents Total
Legislative Assembly of British Columbia 463 0 33 0 - - 0 79
Legislative Assembly of Alberta 16 62 4 0 - 1 0 83
Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan 0 0 30 27 - - 0 57
Legislative Assembly of Manitoba 2 19 35 0 - - 0 56
Legislative Assembly of Ontario 68 23 9 - - - 0 100
National Assembly of Quebec 72 - - 45 5 - 1 123
Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick 29 26 0 - - - 0 55
Nova Scotia House of Assembly 9 23 20 - - - 0 52
Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island 4 23 0 - - - 0 27
Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly 11 34 2 - - - 0 47
Yukon Legislative Assembly 5 - 3 10 - - 0 18
Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories2 - - - - - - 19 19
Legislative Assembly of Nunavut2 - - - - - - 19 19

Legislature Building in Victoria, BC The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is located in Victoria. ... The Legislative Assembly of Alberta meets in the provincial capital, Edmonton. ... The Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan is located in Regina. ... The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba is located in central Winnipeg, at the meeting point of the Wolseley and Fort Rouge ridings. ... The Ontario Legislature Building at Queens Park The Legislative Assembly of Ontario, is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... The Quebec Parliament Building at night The National Assembly of Quebec (French: Assemblée nationale du Québec) is the name for the legislative body of the province of Quebec, Canada which was defined in the Canadian constitution as the Legislative Assembly of Quebec (lassemblée législative de... The Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick is located in Fredericton. ... The Nova Scotia House of Assembly is the legislative branch of the provincial government of Nova Scotia, located in Halifax. ... The Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island is one of two parts of the General Assembly, the other being the Lieutenant-Governor. ... Confederation Building, the House of Assembly of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. ... The Yukon Legislative Assembly is the legislative assembly for Yukon Territory, Canada. ... The Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, Canada, is located in Yellowknife. ... The Legislative Assembly of Nunavut is located in Iqaluit. ... The Saskatchewan Party is a centre-right political party in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. ... Motto: Multis E Gentibus Vires (Latin: From many peoples strength) Official languages English Flower Western Red Lily Tree Paper Birch Bird Sharp-tailed Grouse Capital Regina Largest city Saskatoon Lieutenant-Governor Gordon Barnhart Premier Lorne Calvert (NDP) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 14 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of... The Parti Québécois or PQ is a political party that advocates national sovereignty for the Canadian province of Quebec and secession from Canada, as well as social democratic policies and has traditionally had support from the labour movement. ... Motto: Je me souviens (French: I remember) Official languages French Flower Blue Flag Iris (Iris versicolor Linné) Tree Yellow Birch Bird Snowy Owl Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Lieutenant-Governor Lise Thibault Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 75 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of... The Yukon Party is a conservative political party in the Yukon Territory of Canada. ... This article is about Yukon Territory in Canada. ... Motto: Nunavut Sannginivut (Inuktitut: Nunavut our strength or Our land our strength) Official languages Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English, French Flower Purple Saxifrage Tree Bird Rock Ptarmigan Capital Iqaluit Largest city Iqaluit Commissioner Ann Meekitjuk Hanson Premier Paul Okalik (Independent) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 1 (Nancy Karetak-Lindell) 1 (Willie... Motto: none Official languages Chipewyan, Cree, English, French, Gwich’in, Inuinnaqtun, Inuktitut, Inuvialuktun, North Slavey, South Slavey, Tåîchô [1] Flower Mountain avens Tree Tamarack Bird Gyr Falcon Capital Yellowknife Largest city Yellowknife Commissioner Tony Whitford Premier Joe Handley (Consensus government (no party affiliations)) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats...

Defunct legislative assemblies

Council of Keewatin, appointed legislative council for the District of Keewatin 1876 - 1905 The District of Keewatin was a distinct entity from Keewatin Region, Northwest Territories, although much of their territory overlapped. ...

Canadian Legislative Bodies Flag of Canada
Parliament of Canada:
House of Commons | Senate | Sovereign
Legislative Assemblies of Canada's provinces and territories:
British Columbia | Alberta | Saskatchewan | Manitoba | Ontario | Quebec | New Brunswick | Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island | Newfoundland and Labrador | Yukon | Northwest Territories | Nunavut
City Councils of major municipalities:
Vancouver | Calgary | Edmonton | Winnipeg | Hamilton | Mississauga | Toronto | Ottawa | Montreal | Quebec City
Victoria | Saanich | Richmond | Burnaby | Coquitlam | Surrey | Abbotsford | Saskatoon | Regina | Thunder Bay | Greater Sudbury | Barrie
Windsor | Chatham-Kent | London | Kitchener | Cambridge | Guelph | St. Catharines | Burlington | Oakville | Brampton | Vaughan | Richmond Hill
Markham | Oshawa | Kingston | Gatineau | Laval | Longueuil | Sherbrooke | Saguenay | Lévis | Halifax | Cape Breton | St. John's



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