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1

what is constituency

is a voting district

2

to be allowed to vote you must

be 18
be Canadian
live in Alberta for 6 months
live where you want to vote

3

people that are candidates in elections belong to a political party like

The NDPs the liberals the wild rose the MLA etc

4

who are the MLAs

Members of the Legislative Assembly

5

how do the Members of the legislative assembly get elected

by Albertans to govern the provincial government along with their leader, the Premier

6

Who are the cabinet ministers

are the MLAs that are in charge of the government departments like the department of education

7

if you win the election in your voting district but your political party does to win the most seats in the legislature then you become an...

opposition MLA

8

who is the lieutenant governor

is the queens representative in the provincial government

9

what does the lieutenant governor do

closes the legislative assembly so an election can be take place. They also invite the leader who wins to become a premier

10

for a bill to become a law or act, it:

gets introduced
gets three reading reviews
gets voted on

11

for bills to become laws or acts in any province, the lieutenant governor must

sigh it first after the MLAs vote in favour of it

12

what is the provincial government uncharge of

health, education, social services to help people in need, energy

13

for a motion to become a bylaw it must be

considered and discussed three times. Then it is voted on by the council members, if it passes becomes a bylaw

14

local governments are all over

Alberta

15

local government is in charge of many services such as

libraries, police, and fire, garbage,and recycling, streets.

16

local government have elected members called

councillors

17

the councillors form a

council

18

who are cilvil servants

are people who hired to work in government departments and jobs

19

what do the city or town manager

they are hired to make sure the council decisions are carried out

20

who are superintendent

they are the people who are hired to be uncharge of a school board

21

trustees

are elected to help run the school board

22

what is the job of a trustee

they make sure that the local, areas educate albertans kids the way the provincial government wants them to

23

albergas provincial government is uncharge of

education in the province

24

what is the Canadian charter of rights and freedom

is a very important document that protects the rights and freedoms of people living in Canada

25

the charter protects these freedoms

speak freely
think freely
follow any religion
meet peacefully
give opinions in the news

26

name 7 of the rights that the charter protects

official language rights
mobility rights
legal rights
equality rights
democratic rights
first nation rights
minority language rights

27

what is a official language right

speaking any language you want

28

what is a mobility right

to enter Canada, stay here, and leave when ever you want AND to move to any country or provide you want

29

what is a legal right

when arrested when on trial and when on jail

30

what is a equality right

to be fair and equal and no discrimination

31

what is a democratic right

to vote to ensure government meets at least once a year, and to have elections within 5 years

32

the charter protected the first nation right to

hunt

33

what is the Grande Paix De Montreal

was a huge meeting between French and many First Nation to make peace.