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Canada is an independent, sovereign state. Legislative power is exercised by the Parliament, which consists of assigned Senate and elected House of Commons. Government is the executive power which (like in Great Britain) is formed by the party leader received majority of seats in the House of Commons.
Canada is a member of the Commonwealth led by Great Britain. The head of government is queen (king) of Great Britain, who in Canada is represented by the governor-general (surely native of Canada), elected by queen by the prime minister’s advice for the period up to 5 years.
As a federation Canada is made up of 10 provinces and three territories: Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Manitoba, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador; Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut.
Population of Canada is about 35 million people. National structure of the Canada population is characterized as a complex and simple at the same time. It is complex because there are more than 100 ethnic groups that speak in tenths different languages. They are: English, French, Chinese, Italian, German, Polish, Ukrainian, Spanish, Dutch and Greek languages. It is simple because more than 3% of the population doesn’t speak in some of them. So, all languages except English and French are called “languages of the national minority”. Really, Canada is a binational country; the national structure is defined by two nations – English Canadians and French Canadians.Ottawa is the capital of Canada.
Mineral resources of Canada
Modern Canada is one of the largest mining states. Among the developed Western countries for this sector Canada is inferior only to the USA.
There are more than 4/5 of all potassium salts of the Western countries, about 2/3 of nickel and zinc, 2/5 of lead and uranium, about 1/3 of iron and copper ore, titanium and tungsten. Reserves of oil and natural gas, coal, cobalt, platinum, gold, silver, asbestos and other minerals are related to this list.
Forestry of Canada makes an important component of the world forestry. Wood and woodworking industryof Canada has very large scales.
Answer the following questions:
1. What is the total area of Canada?
2. Who is the Head of Government in Canada?
3. What is the population of Canada?
4. What is the density of population Canada?
5. What is the administrative division of Canada?
6. What is the national content of Canada?
7. What mineral resources is Canada rich in?
8. What is the capital of Canada?
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