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Banner: First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics

The prime minister is the leader of Canada. He or she is sometimes called "first among equals." This means that even though all members of the Cabinet are equal, he or she is the most powerful.

This website looks at the job of prime minister. It also looks at the personal lives of the people who have been prime minister.

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  • Cabinet:
    • The group of people chosen by the prime minister to help him or her run the country. They are also usually Members of Parliament, which means that Canadians have elected them.

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