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Economy 
Canada is one of the richest countries in the world, has the tenth largest economy, is a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Group of Eight (G8). As a nation developed, Canada focuses its economy in the service industry, which employs about three quarters of Canadians. Canada is an unusual developed country because give too much importance to the primary sector. Oil industries is the most important business. Canada also has a big manufacturing sector, with the automobile industry and aircraft industry especially important. 

Religion 
Canada is a country without an official religion. Although about seventy five percent of Canadians claim to be Christians.

Politics 
The type of government in Canada is designed to function in the Westminster style of federal parliamentary democracy within a constitutional monarchy. Even though the Queen of England is the formal head of state, her prerogatives are mostly limited to giving a royal assent to laws voted by the Parliament. The royal obligations are carried out by the Governor General of Canada who is a Canadian appointed by the Queen on proposal of the Prime Minister.  The Canadian Parliament consists of the Queen (Head of state), the Senate that is appointed and the House of Commons which is elected by simple plurality.  The Federal Government is responsible for international policy, defence, immigration, criminal law, border control. The Provincial Government and the Queen’s representative (the Lieutenant Governor) are responsible for healthcare, education, registration activities and for the budget of the province. 

Educational System 
Canada has a literacy rate of about 99 %. The country has been long influenced by the English and the French. The education system is very much similar to British and American. The ...

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