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How long has Canada been a country for?

Four territories were proclaimed the Canadian Confederation in 1867, yet it still fell under British dominion. It was not until 1931 that the Statute of Westminster stated Canada's independence. The Canada Act in 1982 finally cut all ties with Britain. Full Answer

Is Canada is under British monarchy?

No. Canada has its own monarchy, however Elizabeth II is both the Queen of Canada and the UK. The Statute of Westminster in 1931 stipulates that the Queen of Canada is to be regarded as a legally distinct individual from… Full Answer

When was the Independence of Australia?

Australia officially gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1901 when Australia enacted their constitution. The Statute of Westminster Adoption Act in 1942 and the Australia Act in 1986 further limited the United Kingdom's authority in Australia. Full Answer