A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada
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Question 4
Canada has inherited her traditions of law and parliament from the English models.

True. A number of English institutions have been inherited or influenced by English models. The parliamentary system of government, under which the Cabinet rules the country and is responsible to Parliament, is an extension of the British Cabinet system. In the realm of law, the civil law in Canadian provinces(with the exception of Quebec where French civil code is maintained) is based largely on English law. The justice system of the Canadian courts also follows the English example. As well, Canada has inherited English institutions such as the Anglican Church and organizations such as the Red Cross, the Boy Scouts and the Girl Guides.