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[[Image:‎Canadian-flag.jpg  |thumb|right|O Canada...]]
 
[[Image:‎Canadian-flag.jpg  |thumb|right|O Canada...]]
'''Canada''' is a Federal Parliamentry Democracy located in the nothern half of North America. Canada was originally colonized by the French, but was annexed by the British during the Seven Years War and gained self governence as a commonwealth realm with the BNA act of 1867. Canada is geographically large (a total area of 9,984,670 km<sup>2</sup> which makes it second only to the Russian Federation in area) and resource rich, but is also a very cold region and as such is sparsely populated (Population of 34.699 million as of 2011). Despite this, Canada is (for its size) a wealthy nation which maintains reletively good relationships with the rest of the developed world. Canada has close ties with the [[United States]] (which it shares a boarder) and the United Kingdom (being a commonwealth realm). Politically Canada is moderatly left wing, even with the conservative party government of PM Stephen Harper.
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'''Canada''' is a Federal Parliamentry Democracy located in the nothern half of North America. Canada was originally colonized by the French, but was annexed by the British during the Seven Years War, recieved a large influx of anglophone loyalists after the american revolution and gained self governence as a commonwealth realm with the BNA act of 1867. Canada is geographically large (a total area of 9,984,670 km<sup>2</sup> which makes it second only to the Russian Federation in area) and resource rich, but is also a very cold region and as such is sparsely populated (Population of 34.699 million as of 2011). Despite this, Canada is (for its size) a wealthy nation which maintains reletively good relationships with the rest of the developed world. Canada has close ties with the [[United States]] (which it shares a boarder) and the United Kingdom (being a commonwealth realm). Politically Canada is moderatly left wing, even with the conservative party government of PM Stephen Harper.
  
 
The [[Currency]] of Canada is the Canadian Dollar (CND).
 
The [[Currency]] of Canada is the Canadian Dollar (CND).
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[[Image:‎Halifax class.jpg |thumb|right|Canadian ''Halifax''-class frigate]]
 
[[Image:‎Halifax class.jpg |thumb|right|Canadian ''Halifax''-class frigate]]
 
===Canadian Army===
 
===Canadian Army===
 
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Created in 1867 from the various british garrison and militia forces, the Canadian Army is the old branch of the Canadian Armed Forces. At first a defensive force, it would latter be sent abroad, starting with the Boer War. During the Great War, the Canadian Army provided soldiers to the western front in France. In several areas the Canadian Army responsible for revising tactics for the modern age (praticularly General Arther Currie), among the successes of which was the taking of Vimy Ridge.
 
===Royal Canadian Air Force===
 
===Royal Canadian Air Force===
  

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