Please explain how the Prime Minister and cabinet are formed in the Canadian Parliamentary system.

Responses to the question: "Please explain how the Prime Minister and cabinet are formed in the Canadian Parliamentary system."

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Hamilton Centre
CandidateBrief ResponseFull Response
Lisa Nussey Yes Canada is a constitutional monarchy, whereby sovereignty is vested in the Queen. The Queen's representative, in the form of the Governor General appoints the Prime Minister who by convention is the leader of the Party with the most seats in the House of Commons. S/he also appoints the Cabinet, based on the selection of the Prime Minister.

The Constitution which vests sovereignty in the Queen absolutely while enshrining the rights of the people on a limited basis (i.e. within reasonable limits) is archaic and no longer capable of meeting the demands of the Canadian people for new and modern arrangements which enshrine rights on the basis of being human.
Michael James Baldasaro Yes Prime Minister is Leader of the Elected Majority and the Prime Minister selects the Cabinet. They all take an oath to obey the Queen. As it stands now http://www.mapleleafweb.com/features/prime-minister-cabinet-canada elected officials are forced to swear allegiance to Her Majesty The Queen, Her Just Laws and Courts. To not agree to those terms one would not able to serve. It's time Canada's Prime Minister and Cabinet were sworn "by the people, for the people and of the people". Canada For Canadians First!

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Hamilton Centre
Annie Tennier
David Christopherson
James W. Byron