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Country in North America
 Canada, stretching from the U.S. in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north, is filled with vibrant cities including massive, multicultural Toronto; predominantly Frenchspeaking Montréal and Québec City; Vancouver and Halifax on the Pacific and Atlantic coasts, respectively; and Ottawa, the capital. It’s also crossed by the Rocky Mountains and

home to vast swaths of protected wilderness.
 Capital: Ottawa
 Currency: Canadian dollar
 Population: 35.16 million (2013) 
 Continent: Americas, North America
 Government: Federal monarchy, Constitutional monarchy,
Parliamentary system
 Provinces: Québec, Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta,  Nova Scotia,

60% of Canada's population live in Core Provinces
Ontario and Quebec
 75% in service industry, 15% in manufacturing
 75% of French Canadians live in Quebec
 Canada is highly industrialized and urbanized,
with one of the world's most developed
 Canadians have a relatively high standard of
living, well-educated population

the world's second largest country
 The first inhabitants of Canada were native Indian
peoples, primarily the Inuit (Eskimo)
 Canada was taken for France in 1534 by Jacques
 The Vikings were the first Europeans known to land in
Canada, in what is now Newfoundland, led by the
Viking explorer Leif Erikson
 Parts of Canada were settled by France, and parts by
England and Scotland. In 1605, Port Royal was built in
Acadia (today called Nova Scotia) by the French, led by 
Samuel de Champlain, and in 1608 he started settling
Quebec. The British took control of the French areas
after a battle on the Plains of Abraham near Q...

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