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New Brunswick: Government & Society Student Centre

Web Links

Here are some Web sites to help you with your research.

Web Activities

Here is an activity to help you gather information from one of the Web sites:

?_Geography True or False




Web Links

The Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick

Read about the role and responsibilities of the lieutenant governor of New Brunswick. How does someone become lieutenant governor? How long does someone hold this position? Learn the answers to these and other questions on this Web page.

New Brunswick's Legislative Assembly

Learn about what goes on in New Brunswick's legislative assembly. How often does the assembly meet? What is the role of the opposition? Find the answers to these questions and more.





Web Activity


?_Geography True or False

1. Read the information on the New Brunswick's Legislative Assembly Web page.

2. Decide whether the questions on the following chart are true or false. If the
    statement is false, rewrite it to make it true. Click here to download the chart.


True or False

If the question is FALSE, rewrite it here to make it TRUE.

An MLA does not need to belong to an organized political party.


The party with the smallest number of seats in the legislature forms the official opposition.


The lieutenant governor makes sure that people follow the rules of government.


The Speech from the Throne takes place each year at the opening of the legislature.


3. Write three more "true or false" questions based on information from the Web

    page. Make sure at least one of your statements is true, and at least one is  

    false. Create an answer key for your statements, including a "true" version of

    false statements. Challenge a classmate to take your true-false quiz.