The Head of State is Queen Elizabeth II. Her site explains the relationship between the British
Monarchy and Canada.
A look at the heirs apparent to succeed the Queen. Her eldest son, Prince
Charles, and her grandson, Prince
William, are expected to be the future King
Charles III and King William V.
General of Canada
As the Queen resides in Britain, she requires a representative to fulfill
her role when she is not visiting Canada. Her representative is the Governor
General of Canada.
The rules of the game, that began with an 1867 British Act of Parliament and
since joined by the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in 1982.
Government - How it works
We go to the Parliamentary site for an explanation as to how the
parliamentary system works on the national and provincial level.
The Canadian Supreme Court was created by law eight years after
Confederation, retiring judges at age 75, with one-third of its members coming