Last updated: July 8th, 2022
On your official test day, you might be asked questions about the Canadian government on a federal, provincial/territorial and/or municipal level. Here you will find all the answers to the “How much do you know about the government?” section of your study guide (page 34).

Federal Government

  • Head of State: The Sovereign (Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II)
  • The name of representative of the Queen of Canada, the Governor General: Mary Simon
  • The Head of Government, the Prime Minister: Justin Trudeau
  • The name of political party in power: Liberal Party of Canada
  • The name of the Leader of the Opposition: Candice Bergen
  • The name of the party representing Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition: Conservative Party of Canada
  • The names of the other opposition parties and leaders: Find out here
  • Your Members of Parliament (MP) in Ottawa: Find out by typing your postal code here
  • Your federal electoral district: Find out by typing your postal code here

Provincial or Territorial Government

Municipal Government

  • The name of the municipality where I live is: only you can know that
  • The name of the head of the municipal government (mayor or reeve) is: find out here for cities, otherwise call your local city hall
Disclaimer: we do our best to keep this information current but we cannot guarantee that there have been no changes since our last update.
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