Canada


This is a country in North America, yes, there is something else besides the United States.

Facts

Here are some facts about Canada.

  • Capital
    • Ottawa
  • Largest City
    • Toronto
  • Languages
    • English
    • French
  • Independence from the United Kingdom
    • Confederation
      • July 1, 1867
  • Government
    • Monarch
      • King Charles III
    • Governor General
      • Mary Simon
    • Prime Minister
      • Justin Trudeau
  • Population
    • 38,929,902
      • Estimate for Q3 for 2022
  • Driving side
    • Right-hand side
  • Made up of 10 provinces and three territories

History

Here is some history of Canada

  • Indigenous peoples
    • It is believed they are from Siberia via the Bering land bridge, about 14,000 years ago.
  • European Colonization
    • Leif Erikson is believed to be the first European to explore Eastern Canada.
    • In 1583, Sir Humphrey Gilbert founded St. Joh’s Newfoundland, an American English seasonal camp.
    • First permanent year-round European settlements at
      • Port Royal
        • 1605
      • Quebec City
        • 1608
  • British North America
    • In 1763, the First Nation treaty rights.
    • St. John Island (Prince Edward Island)
      • Separate colony in 1769
    • Canada was on the main front lines in the war of 1812 between the United States and the United Kingdom.

There is so much more information about Canada. You can use Google or your favorite search engine to find out more.


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