Structure of government

Structure of government

Learn about the roles of the many institutions and people that help govern our country.

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Crown in Canada

Understand the role of The Queen as Canada's Head of State and how the Canadian Crown has evolved over time as a uniquely Canadian institution.

Prime Minister of Canada

Learn more about the role of the Prime Minister and meet the current Prime Minister.


View the names of past and present Cabinet members. Learn about their role as the executive branch of government.

Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries

Learn more about the roles of Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries.


Learn about the Senate and the House of Commons, and how a bill becomes a law.

Departments and agencies

Learn about the Departments and Agencies of the Government of Canada.

Machinery of Government

Learn about changes to the machinery of government.

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