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The tradition, development, and progress of Canada's governmental administration. The "development of the administrative side of the Government of England and later of the United Kingdom from the small and purely personal ecclesiastical staffs of the medieval chancellors down through the period when expanding commerce and enlarged military commitments made necessary the slow but steady development of the numbers of the professional servants of the Crown." A detailed history follows. An important heritage for Canada. A look at the atmosphere of public service in the United States of America. Canada's administrative needs. The system of colonial administration prior to Confederation. A brief history of Canada's governmental administrative development. Canada's current administration. Problems and future of Canada's administration.