Presentation on theme: "Federal Cabinet Ovi Ahsan, Fahad Jawaid, Karen Ng."— Presentation transcript:
Federal Cabinet Ovi Ahsan, Fahad Jawaid, Karen Ng
Agenda What is Federal Cabinet Consideration for selection Current Cabinet
Federal Cabinet of Canada Consists of the Prime Minister Ministers of Crown – Minister of States Ministers are assigned Portfolios Department of Defence, Finance, Human Resource etc. Deputy Ministers
Current Cabinet of the 28th Ministry of the 39th Parliament 27 Ministers of Crown and 11 Ministers of State 2006: 28 Minister compared to Paul Martin’s 40
“Grey Area” Case of David Emerson Case of Michael Fortier
Stockwell Day Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Experienced minister – Cabinet Minister from 2000, 2004, 2006 and 2008 Leader for Reform party Enforced party solidarity
Jim Flaherty Minister of Finance Experienced lawyer with prestigious education – Graduated from Princeton University and law degree from Osgoode Law School Experienced minister – Deputy Premier, Attorney General, and Minister of Labour
Josée Verner Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada Minister for La Francophonie Over 20 years in the communications and public service fields – Quebec provincial Ministry of Health and Social Services Proud member of Children’s Make A Wish Foundation
Jim Prentice Minister of Environment Professional lawyer with expertise in property claim International renown for his expert advice on how to protect property rights Selected for regional representation – Calgary
Peter McKay Minister of National Defence Minister for the Atlantic Gateway Leader of the Progressive- Conservatives Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2006
US Cabinet Head of Departments are Secretaries Non-elected members of Government 15 Secretaries Selection based on Qualifications Background Skills Can be non-partisan
US Cabinet Secretary of State Hilary Clinton Secretary of Defence Robert Gates Secretary of Energy Steven Chu Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner
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