What are the strengths and weaknesses of the three branches (legislative, executive, and judicial) of the Canadian government? Which branch is the most influential? Include some examples.
The executive branch of governance in Canada, responsible for policy implementation and decision-making, consists of the Prime Minister and cabinet. In addition to possessing the policymaking instrument, signaling to the public the priorities of the nation, it also has specific powers, such as the authority to nominate justices to the Supreme Court (which are formally appointed by the Crown), the authority to nominate the Governor General (who is also appointed by the Crown), and operational command of the armed forces (with formal military authority held by the Governor General).
However, the executive branch depends on...
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