The seat of Canada's government which makes the laws and policies.
an acceptance of many cultures instead of just one.
are people who flee a country because of war, disaster, or persecution.
It has a constitution to explain the powers of the governement and owes allegiance to a monarch, king or a queen.
Parliament has two bodies
the House of Commons and the Senate
is the person who runs the executive branch within the legislature
The Charter states that people have
equal rights regardless of their race, religion, gender, age or origin.
people who want the province of Quebec to become an independent country.
refers to any area of economic activity
goods traded to other countries.
Canada's main exports are
wood and paper products, fuel, minerals, aluminum, wheat, and oil.
goods brought into the country from the United States.
paths that make transportation easier. Rivers and coastal waters sometimes combined with human-made canals and locks provide convenient travel routes.
are geograhic features that prevent or slow down transportation
the sense of of belonging to a nation, to unite its many immigrant cultures
canadians who speak two languages
French-speaking people who live in Canada