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In Canada as in other UK-style governments, the Queen is the nominal head of state and all government is done in her name. However the actual decisions are taken by the elected government, headed by the Prime Minister. The Queen is constitutionally obliged to follow the policies of her elected government. In Canada specifically the Governor General acts as ...


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While terms will vary by government and specific contract, progress payments are the typical means for financing expensive, long-term government projects. Progress payments are periodic payments made by the government as performance on the contract proceeds. Such payments are based either on cost incurred by the contractor or on a percentage of stage of ...


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