This brief presentation is dedicated to Mrs. Catherine Humeniuk M.Ed., the person who made me love Canada, especially Edmonton, Alberta.
In 1867 Canada became a self-governing dominion. Now, it is a federation of ten provinces and three territories.
Government type: a parliamentary democracy, a federation and a constitutional monarchy.
Head of state: Queen Elizabeth II (since 1952)
Official language: English and French
First inhabitants: the Inuit (Eskimo)
First Europeans arrived in Newfoundland around AD 1,000.
The English established here around 1610.