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  Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canada's head of state is Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, represented at the federal level by the the Governor General, currently Her Excellency The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean.
Canada's head of state is the monarch, currently Elizabeth II and commonly referred to as the Queen of Canada.
Canada is known for its vast forests and mountain ranges (including the Rocky Mountains) and the animals that reside within them, such as moose, caribou, beavers, polar bears, grizzly bears, and the common loon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canada   (5850 words)

 Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1603, on his first voyage to Canada, CHAMPLAIN spoke of the river of Canada, but by 1613 referred to St Laurens for the gulf.
The name Canada was used loosely, even in official correspondence, as a synonym for NEW FRANCE, which included all French possessions; but it was always understood, as Father Pierre Biard pointed out in the Jesuit Relation for 1616, that "Canada...
In 1867 the BRITISH NORTH AMERICA ACT united the Province of Canada (divided into Ontario and Québec) with NS and NB to form "One Dominion under the name of Canada." The new area was relatively small, but it expanded rapidly.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=A0001216   (629 words)

Canada is the northernmost country in North America, bordered by the United States in the south (the world's longest undefended border) and northwest (Alaska).
Canada is a constitutional monarchy, the head of state being the monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II.
Eastern Canada is divided between boreal forest and the barren Canadian Shield in the north and the highly fertile Saint Lawrence River Valley in the south, where most of the country's population is concentrated.
www.fastload.org /ca/Canada.html   (1257 words)

 ICL - Canada - Constitution Act 1867
The parts of the province of Canada (as it exists at the passing of this act) which formerly constituted respectively the Province of Upper Canada and Lower Canada shall be deemed to be severed, and shall form Two separate Provinces.
Canada shall be liable for the Debts and Liabilities of each Province existing at the Union.
The Assets enumerated in the Fourth Schedule to this act belonging at the Union to the Province of Canada shall be the Property of Ontario and Quebec conjointly.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/ca00000_.html   (5054 words)

 Canada 1867
The British colonies of Upper and Lower Canada became the "Province of Canada" with the passing of the Union Act of 1840.
Canada?s birth as a nation was 1867 a union of the "Province of Canada" with the colonies of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
The first stamp of the Dominion of Canada is the ½ cent fl of Queen Victoria issued in March of 1868 and valid for postage in all the territories of the new nation.
www.mannydarnell.com /Canada1867.html   (1541 words)

 Canada (08/05)
Canada joined the Organization of American States (OAS) in 1990 and has been an active member, hosting the OAS General Assembly in Windsor in June 2000, and the third Summit of the Americas in Quebec City in April 2001.
Canada is a strong proponent of the Ottawa Convention, which bans the use of anti-personnel mines.
Canada is a significant source for the United States of marijuana, as well as precursor chemicals and over-the-counter drugs that are used to produce illicit synthetic drugs.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2089.htm   (3792 words)

 Search Results for CANADA - Encyclopædia Britannica
Canada is a federal parliamentary state and member of the Commonwealth covering North America north of conterminous United States and east of Alaska.
From 1791 to 1841 the region was known as Upper Canada and from 1841 to 1867 as Canada West, though the two names continued to be...
Known as Lower Canada from 1791 to 1841, the region became known as Canada East (q.v.) with the Act of Union of 1841.
www.britannica.com /search?query=CANADA&ct=&fuzzy=N   (495 words)

 The Atlas of Canada - Territorial Evolution, 1867 to 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canada had a relatively small area when created in 1867, but it then expanded greatly to become, by area,...
Canada had a relatively small area when created in 1867, but it then expanded greatly to become, by area, the second largest country in the world.
Not only did Canada as a whole expand over time, but also most of the provinces expanded their areas: only two provinces (New Brunswick and Nova Scotia) had their present boundaries as of Confederation (1867).
atlas.gc.ca /site/english/maps/historical/territorialevolution/1867-1999   (144 words)

 Immigration to Canada, Immigration Visa Services Canada, CIC Immigration Information Canada
Canada benefits from the talents, experience and energy of immigrants, whether they are skilled workers, business people, refugees, relatives of Canadian citizens and residents, foreign students, temporary workers or others.
In 2002, Canada welcomed 229,091 immigrants and refugees as new permanent residents and is aiming to meet the low end of the 2003 target range.
The aim of this web page is to provide potential immigrants to Canada with detailed and complete immigration information, free Canada immigration assessment, Canada immigration consultation and general knowledge on the benefits, which Canada offers to its residents.
how2immigrate.net /canada   (956 words)

 Canada - History Immigration
Canada was one of the smallest and most fragile British colonies.
Modern Canada, consisting of Ontario, Québec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, was born.
Canada's participation in both World Wars combined with increasing international relationships helped define the national significance and independence of Canada.
www.passtocanada.com /en/about/history.aspx   (609 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In fact, OUR Canada was built on the ruins of an earlier Canada that existed between 1840 and 1867.
That Canada consisted of a skinny little part along the St. Lawrence River, known as the PROVINCE OF CANADA, and covering a small part of the present southern Ontario and Quebec.
It has led to an effectively permanent Quebec control of Canada through Prime Ministers who are born in Quebec, taught a different history, and who have used their position to advance the power and the interest of Quebec.
www.humanrightsinstitute.com /Canadas_Language_Issue.asp   (562 words)

 Constitutional Act, 1867
The Command-in-Chief of the Land and Naval Militia, and of all Naval and Military Forces, of and in Canada, is hereby declared to continue and be vested in the Queen.
In the Case of Quebec each of the Twenty-four Senators representing that Province shall be appointed for One of the Twenty-four Electoral Divisions of Lower Canada specified in Schedule A. to Chapter One of the Consolidated Statutes of Canada.
Until the Parliament of Canada otherwise provides, the Presence of at least Fifteen Senators, including the Speaker, shall be necessary to constitute a Meeting of the Senate for the Exercise of its Powers.
laws.justice.gc.ca /en/const/c1867_e.html   (3376 words)

 Wikinfo | Canada
Canada is the world's second-largest country in terms of land area, but has a low population density, with approximately 31 million inhabitants.
It has been argued that the country's official name still is The Dominion of Canada, as the British North America Act, section 3, created "one Dominion under the name of Canada;" and while the 1982 Canadian Constitution does not use the term, neither does it amend the earlier usage.
Canada is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and La Francophonie.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Canada   (1438 words)

 Political Canada in 1867   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The argument for this is rooted in their belief that the federal government is too strong and that the country is too centralized.
In fact the political system in Canada was constructed to prevent it, for the benefit of Canadians.
When you take a look at the dis-harmony in Canada in 2001, maybe more politicians should read a little more about the reasons why this country is better off with a strong central government.
www.mysteriesofcanada.com /Canada/political_canada_in_1867.htm   (560 words)

 Holiday Insights : Dominion Day
Canada Day is a celebration of Canadian nationalism, heritage and pride.
Canada became self-governing on July 1st, 1867, with the passage of the British North America Act (BNA Act) in the British Parliament.
It was changed to Canada Day by the Canadian Parliament on October 27, 1982.
www.holidayinsights.com /other/dominion.htm   (104 words)

 O Canada
More than 600 collections are available, celebrating Canada's history, geography, science, technology and culture.
Blackline master maps of Canada, provinces and territories.
Printable maps of Canada and the provinces and territories.
www.edselect.com /o_canada.htm   (479 words)

 Boston.com / News / World / Canada / Gay marriage opponents testify in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canada's Supreme Court is to rule next year on legalizing gay marriage after opponents to the proposal had their say Thursday, capping two days of hearings.
Canada's ruling Liberal government last year referred proposed legislation to legalize same-sex marriage to the court.
Robert Leurer, arguing on behalf of Alberta, came under fire from the bench, with justices saying that much has changed since 1867 when Canada's constitution was written.
www.boston.com /news/world/canada/articles/2004/10/07/gay_marriage_opponents_testify_in_canada_1097191434?mode=PF   (572 words)

 Canada West --  Encyclopædia Britannica
From 1791 to 1841 the region was known as Upper Canada and from 1841 to 1867 as Canada West, though the two names continued to be employed interchangeably.
Canada West was settled primarily by English-speaking immigrants.
From 1791 to 1841 the region was known as Lower Canada and from 1841 to 1867 as Canada East, though the two names continued to be used interchangeably.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9019913?tocId=9019913   (804 words)

 1867 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1866 in Canada, other events of 1867, 1868 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
July 1 - The Province of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick are united into the Dominion of Canada by the British North America Act.
August 7-September 20 - The 1867 Canadian election sees John A. Macdonald's Conservatives elected as government
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1867_in_Canada   (236 words)

Canada is a federation of ten provinces (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan) and three territories (Northwest Territories, Yukon, and as of April 1, 1999, Nunavut).
At that time the population of Canada was almost entirely French, but in the next few decades, thousands of British colonists emigrated to Canada from the British Isles and from the American colonies.
In 1869, Canada purchased from the Hudson's Bay Company the vast middle west (Rupert's Land) from which the provinces of Manitoba (1870), Alberta (1905), and Saskatchewan (1905) were later formed.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107386.html   (2193 words)

 Official emblems of CANADA and the provinces and territories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The first time "Canada" was used as an official name was in 1791 for the colonies of Upper and Lower Canada.
It is said that the maple leaf served as a symbol of Canada as early as 1700.
The maple leaf appears on the penny, on the arms of Canada and on Canada's flag (1965).
www.saskschools.ca /~gregory/canada/emblems/ca.html   (407 words)

 Canada: Constitutional Acts 1867-1982
The enactments of the United Kingdom Parliament or the Parliament of Canada, and Orders in Council admitting territories, referred to in the footnotes, may be found in Appendix II to the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, and in the annual volumes of the statutes of Canada.
English and French are the official languages of Canada and have equality of status and equal rights and privileges as to their use in all institution of the Parliament and government of Canada.
Citizens of Canada of whom any child has received or is receiving primary or secondary school instruction in English or French in Canada, have the right to have all their children receive primary and secondary school instruction in the same language.
www.trybunal.gov.pl /constit/constitu/constit/canada/canada-e.htm   (10385 words)

 Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Canadian National Flag was adopted by the Canadian Parliament on October 22, 1964 and was proclaimed into law by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (the Queen of Canada) on February 15, 1965.
On the fly, there was the armories of provinces on one shield, often maple embellish bough and of oak and overcome of the royal crown, with to the-under a castor on a roundel.
The "Royal Union Flag" (British Union Flag) is a current "official" flag of Canada per act of parliament of December 18, 1964, to "show allegiance to the crown and as a symbol of Canadian membership in the Commonwealth".
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ca.html   (2488 words)

 Canada: Constitutional Acts 1867 with reforms through 1999
6.- The Parts of the Province of Canada (as it exists at the passing of this Act) which formerly constituted respectively the Provinces of Upper Canada and Lower Canada shall be deemed to be severed, and shall form Two separate Provinces.
15.- The Command-in-Chief of the Land and Naval Militia, and of all Naval and Military Forces, of and in Canada, is hereby declared to continue and be vested in the Queen.
113.- The Assets enumerated in the Fourth Schedule to this Act belonging at the Union to the Province of Canada shall be the Property of Ontario and Quebec conjointly.
www.georgetown.edu /pdba/Constitutions/Canada/canada1867-1999.html   (6201 words)

 World History Compass, Canadian History
An historical overview of migratory movements, this tutorial focuses on diasporas to and within Canada, the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean from Europe, Asia, and Africa.
This exhibition is designed to illustrate, through the National Archives of Canada's collections, the many roles that Canadian men and women played during the First World War, and the definite mark the war left on Canadian society.
In accordance with the mandate to study the "Transformation of Canada," the collection of the Canada Science and Technology Museum encompasses a broad cross-section of Canadian scientific and technological heritage.
www.worldhistorycompass.com /canada.htm   (1323 words)

 The Constitution Act, 1867
Unless altered by the Parliament of Canada, the Salary of the Governor General shall be Ten thousand Pounds Sterling Money of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, payable out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund of Canada, and the same shall form the Third Charge thereon.
Pursuant to this statute, the Parliament of Canada enacted the
The Parliament of Canada may from time to time make provision for the representation in the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, or in either of them, of any territories which for the time being form part of the Dominion of Canada, but are not included in any province thereof.
www.solon.org /Constitutions/Canada/English/ca_1867.html   (9620 words)

 Canada - Lorry Patton's Travel Tips 'n' Tales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canada is a vast and fascinating land of contrasts from sea to sea.
The Indian, Inuit, and Metis (mixed Indian and French ancestry), are native to Canada.
A colony of Great Britain until 1867, Canada consists of 10 provinces and 3 territories run by an independent parliamentary democracy.
lorrypatton.com /travel/cntry/1.html   (193 words)

 Canada. Royal Commissions. Royal Commissions of Canada [1867-1967]
Royal Commissions have been active in almost every area of economic and social life in Canada.
The reports of Canada's Royal Commissions are probably the best indicators of the political and social climates of their time.
This collection serves as and unique record of the important public issues faced by the government in Canada's first century.
www.library.utoronto.ca /robarts/microtext/collection/pages/canrcrcc.html   (182 words)

 Governors of Canada (1608-1867)
Governors of Canada This is the prequel in a three part series on the Governor Generals of Canada.
When Samuel de Champlain came and founded Quebec, he became Governor of New France (or Canada as it was called by the locals).
Moncalm refused to obey to the Governor and the colony was lost by 1760 (its hard to win when two leaders are against themselves).
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/life_in_canada/46003   (735 words)

 Governors General of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The three components of Parliament may meet from time to time for ceremonial occasions and for events related to the business of Parliament such as: the installation of the Governor General; the Opening of Parliament; the Speech from the Throne (at the beginning of each new session of Parliament); and Royal Assent ceremonies.
As the representative of the Sovereign in Canada, the Governor General exercises virtually all of the Crown’s powers.
The Governor General is appointed by the Queen on the advice of the Prime Minister.
www.parl.gc.ca /information/about/people/key/gg.asp   (155 words)

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