How Governments Work

Governments must obey the law. They create laws and change laws. There is a process that must be followed to pass or change a law. 

Rule of Law

The law applies to everyone. It applies to ordinary people going about their day-to-day lives. It also applies to the government and people who work for the government.

Responsibilities of Governments

There are three levels of government in Saskatchewan: Federal, Provincial, and Municipal. Each level has different responsibilities.

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Governments must obey all laws. There are also protections for everyone in Canada against governments abusing their powers, including their power to make laws.

Making Laws

There are specific procedures for making laws. Laws have the support of elected representatives of the people.