Improvement District, a municipal corporation whose powers are exercised by a trustee or board of trustees appointed by the provincial government. Unlike most municipalities, which are subject to the supervision of both the province and local electors, trustees are under provincial supervision only.
Farm Credit Corporation (FCC) is Canada's largest agricultural term lender and is dedicated exclusively to serving the financial needs of Canadian farmers. Established in 1959 under the Farm Credit Act, the federal Crown agency succeeded the Canadian Farm Loan Board, in operation since 1929.
In accordance with the Canadian Constitution, the governance of health and welfare services falls to the provinces. However, to ensure equity between the provinces and standardization of assistance to citizens the federal government has used a co-financing formula since the 1920s.
When representation is established by one independent state in the capital city of another independent state, the senior representative is usually an ambassador and the establishment is called an embassy. The term ambassadress has been used to describe a female ambassador.
(Fowler Commission). This body was established (1955) under Robert FOWLER, shortly after the development of private television in Canada, to consider the problems of financing the Canadian BROADCASTING system and the roles of public and private broadcasters in solving them.
Treaty-Making Power describes any and all types of international agreements governed by international law which are concluded between and among states and international organizations. Terms such as "convention," "protocol" and "declaration" are sometimes used to describe such agreements.
House Leader, nonofficial title of MP nominated by each party to serve as head strategist and tactician in the House of Commons. The government House leader, a Cabinet member with the honorific title of president of the Privy Council, negotiates among parties about the Commons timetable.