Monarchy of Canada
|King of Canada|
|Roi du Canada|
since 8 September 2022
|Heir apparent||Prince William, Duke of Cornwall and Cambridge|
|Residences||Rideau Hall, Ottawa|
La Citadelle, Quebec City
|Website||Monarchy and the Crown|
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politics and government of
The monarchy of Canada is at the main figure of Canada's constitutional federal structure and Westminster-style parliamentary democracy.
The monarchy is in charge of the executive (King-in-Council), legislative (King-in-Parliament), and judicial (King-on-the-Bench) branches of both federal and provincial jurisdictions.
The current Canadian monarch and head of state is King Charles III, who has reigned since 8 September 2022. Charles' eldest son, Prince William, Duke of Cornwall and Cambridge, is heir apparent.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Department of Canadian Heritage. "Crown in Canada > Royal Family > His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales". Queen's Printer for Canada. Archived from the original on 20 December 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2013.