Originally Posted by mscomc
I wouldnt say we really "follow" the queen. It is true, we do have a "constitutional-monarchy", but whenever we pass a bill into law, it only goes to queen for approval as a symbolic and traditional gesture if anything. I think in the entire time of our independence, the queen via her representative "the governor general" has only rejected one bill, and i dont even think it was all that important (history was along time ago for me)....plus we do have a system of reciprocal regulation...the queen cant just order a new law for us, just as we can not make one with out her saying yes.
I know she isn't like an almighty ruler or monarch over canada, I guess what I was trying to say is that Canada still uses the queen in more of an advice and guidance way