What is Canada?

  • (noun): A nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada.
    Example: "The border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"

Canada

Canada (i/ˈkænədə/) is a North American country consisting of ten provinces and three territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean. Canada is the world's second-largest country by total area, and its common border with the United States is the world's longest land border.

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... Country Formal Relations Began Notes Canada See Canada–Kazakhstan relations The countries established diplomatic relations with each other in 1992 ... Canada has an embassy in Almaty ... Nazarbayev, made an official visit to Canada in May 2003 Brazil President Luís Inácio Lula da Silva visited Astana in 2009 Cuba Egypt See Foreign relations ...
Summary Offence - Canada - Summary Conviction Offences
... the Court of Appeal of Alberta), and then finally to the Supreme Court of Canada, but as a practical matter very few summary convictions are ever heard by the Supreme ...
New York Islanders - Players - Current Roster
... view talk edit # Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace 12 Canada ! Bailey, JoshJosh Bailey 4.0 !C L 2008 ... Bowmanville, Ontario 36 Canada ! Boulton, EricEric Boulton 6.0 !LW L ... Streit, MarkMark Streit (C) 2.0 !D L 2008 ... Englisberg, Switzerland 8 Canada ! Strome, RyanRyan Strome 4.0 !C R 2011 ... Mississauga, Ontario 91 Canada ...
Courts of Quarter Sessions in Upper Canada
... the district and deal with legal cases in the Province of Upper Canada (later Province of Canada West after 1841) ... List of Quarter Session courts in Upper Canada and later in Canada West Lunenburgh District 1788–1792 – sat at New Johnstown (present day Cornwall, Ontario) Eastern District, Upper ...
Canada - Culture
... Main article Culture of Canada Canada's culture draws influences from its broad range of constituent nationalities, and policies that promote multiculturalism are constitutionally protected ... However, as a whole, Canada is in theory a cultural mosaic – a collection of several regional, aboriginal, and ethnic subcultures ... same-sex marriage are further social indicators of Canada's political and cultural values ...

Famous quotes containing the word canada:

    What makes the United States government, on the whole, more tolerable—I mean for us lucky white men—is the fact that there is so much less of government with us.... But in Canada you are reminded of the government every day. It parades itself before you. It is not content to be the servant, but will be the master; and every day it goes out to the Plains of Abraham or to the Champs de Mars and exhibits itself and toots.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    This universal exhibition in Canada of the tools and sinews of war reminded me of the keeper of a menagerie showing his animals’ claws. It was the English leopard showing his claws.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)