TRB from Washington

September 1972
New Republic;9/16/72, Vol. 167 Issue 10, p6
Compares the political systems of Canada and the United States. Features of the general elections in Canada; Notion of Canadians that the process of elections should be brief; Information that Canadians do not separate powers like the U.S.; Flaws in the political system of the U.S., as described by U.S. president Richard Nixon; Statement that the Congress has steadily lost power but the Canadian Parliament remains as strong as ever; Differences between the executive powers of the President of the U.S. and Prime Minister of Canada; Regulation of the monarchical-ceremonial part by the Governor General in Canada; Difference in methods of speeches of Presidents in American and Canadian systems.


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