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Despite being the world's second largest country, Canada only has 33 million people. Questions on its people, places and past are welcome here.
Asked in Canada
What human rights are ignored in Canada?
Freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, freedom of association, and property rights, just to name a few. __ While Canada is not perfect by any stretch of the imagination, Human Rights are pretty much protected here. We do have Freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, freedom of association, and property rights. You aren't jailed for speaking your mind or believing any particular faith. You can own property (which is not a human right by the way). Canada is protected by its Charter of...
Asked in Canada, Elizabeth II
Does the Queen control Canada?
Queen Elizabeth II is the Monarch of Canada, which operates courtesy of the Canadian Parliament and Canada's governmental officers. Properly, according to Wikipedia: "The monarchy of Canada is the core of both Canada's federalism and its Westminster-style parliamentary democracy, being the foundation of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the Canadian government and each provincial government." ---------- Practically from experience: Not at all. The role of the Queen is purely ceremonial and represented by the Governor General, another completely ceremonial role. The GG is selected by...
What is the color of the New Democratic Party of Canada?
The New Democratic Party (NDP) main colour is orange. However, green is their second colour. ...
How much does it cost to mail a letter to Canada from the US?
The price of postage for a one-ounce ordinary size non-rigid first class letter to Canada is 75 cents. First-Class Mail® International Letter Maximum Value for Contents: $400.00 Max. length 11-1/2", height 6-1/8" or thickness 1/4" $0.75 The USPS online Postage Price Calculator for Domestic and International Retail Prices is at the Related Link. ...
Asked in Canada
Can a Canadian citizen be deported from Canada?
In a word No. If born here absolutely not. However, should one lie on their application for Citizenship, and a Judge determines that they did, then the application is fraudulent . Thus any Citizenship from that application is null and void and does not exist, ergo you can be deported. (But you are not a Citizen at this point) ...
Asked in Time Zones, Canada, Sunrise and Sunset Times
What time does the sunrise in ca?
The time of sunrise and sunset is very dependent on the date and exact location. A difference of 15 miles can change the time of sunrise or sunset by a minute. Please re-post your question with a city name or zip code. You can easily calculate the time of sunrise or sunset by visiting the web site of the U.S. Naval Observatory at http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO/astronomical-applications/data-services/rs-one-day-us. ...
Asked in Citizenship and Marriage, Immigration, Canada
Is it difficult for US citizens to relocate and seek employment in Canada?
American Immigrants to Canada This info is from the citizenship and immigration Canada website. If you want to be a permanent resident, there's a point system where you have to score high enough. Having a college education is a lot of points; grad school is more. There are points for speaking English and French. There are also points for having job skills, and a chart tells you what skills are worth how many points. There's also a skilled worker program where you can...
Asked in Canada
What does Canada mean in native Canadian language?
Canada, or 'Kanata' means village/settlement. That is the meaning of the word in the Saint-Lawrence Iroquoian language (which is just one of the languages that was spoken by Canadian natives). Kanata is not an Iroquoian word but an Algonquin one. The two language groups are separated only by the Saint Lawrance River but they are of greatly distinct language groups. On the order of that between Sweden and Finland (Indo-European and Uralic). The actual meaning of Kanata would be either 'this place' or 'that...
Asked in Canada, History of Canada, Quebec
Who are Canada's two founding nations?
Great Britain and France. --------------------------------------------- France had little or nothing to do with the Founding of the Canadian Confederation other than abandoning it's people when it lost a war to Britain. Even Britain played a minor, rubber stamp, role. When used in this context the term "Nations" refers to groups of people, most specifically "Founding Peoples". Founding Peoples is the term used in the Constitution though Founding Nations is used elsewhere. Canada has many Nations, of which three claim special status over the others as...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Criminal Law, Canada
How do you drop sexual assault charges Canada?
Although not a Canadian - I believe the laws of both our countries are similar enoogh to say that YOU, as an individual, can neither bring nor drop sex assault charges. Once the assault report has been made to law enforcement it wouild be up to the prosecutor, not the victim, to determine if there were sufficient information to proceed with the case or not. ...