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S: Canadian Government

FC: Canadian Government

1: What is Government? Government is political unit that controls our country.. The Government is controlled by the prime minister. Media and lobby groups help our prime minister make decisions based on what is best for the entire country. Our current prime minister Stephen Harper.

2: Media and Lobby groups The media and lobby groups influence what happens in Canada because they are basically the opinion of the public. Lobby groups are groups of people that 'lobby' for the things they want and need. These needs are then heard by the government and considered.

3: A group lobbying for their rights.

4: What else does the Government do? The government protects each and everyone of it's citizens, including it's youth's. It does this with the Youth Criminal Justice Act. This act ensures that all possible variables are taken into consideration when charging teens (AKA home life, peer pressure, threats, etc) It also aids in helping teens get back on their feet after being in jail.

5: Crime rate chart 1998-99

6: Individual and Collective Rights Individual rights are rights that are held by every individual in Canada. (E.G.t he freedom to be of discrimination, the freedom to have your own religion, etc) . Collective right are the rights held by a group, like the Aboriginals, Metis, or Francophone.

8: Economic Decision Making There are two main economic systems. market, and mixed. An example of a market economy would be the United States. Their economy is controlled by private business owners with very little government involvement. The mixed economy on the other hand is controlled by both the government and private business owners, making the government's involvement more pronounced.

10: Quality of Life Our quality of life depends on any things. The environment we live in, the amount of money we make, the party in power, etc. The things we buy also impact our quality of life. Things that look more appealing in advertisements and T.V. are more likely to be purchased than the things that look just average.

12: Hopefully this look into the Canadian Government helped you understand how our government i run and how the decisions made affect your quality of life.

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