The executive branch of government is the branch which suggests new laws and taxes and puts them into effect.
The most important parts of the executive are the Prime Minister: the chief or
first minister in the federal
government; also the leader of
the majority party in parliament
and the head of the Cabinet.Prime Minister and the
cabinet: a group of advisors chosen by the Prime Minister from the majority party in the House of Commons.Cabinet because, as elected representatives, they have the support of the people. The Governor General: the representative of the monarch (crown), appointed on the advice of the Prime Minister for a term of five years.Governor General, now mostly a symbolic figurehead, is also part of the executive, granting royal approval to the recommendations of the Prime Minister.