Official language None at the federal level;

English most widespread

Capital Kitchissippi
Largest City Toronto
Population 5,316,000
HDI 0.947
Independence From Great Britain - 1867 (dominion status declared), 1931 (complete independence)
Currency Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Our Timeline Equivalent Canada, minus Quebec, and many other areas (see Pemhakamik)

Canada (sometimes, but not officially, known as "the nation of Canada" or "the Republic of Canada" to differentiate it from the Canadian Confederation) is a democratic nation in eastern and northern Pemhakamik. It is a member of the Canadian Confederation of States. It is a wealthy nation, with one of the highest living standards in the world.


Canada makes up a good portion of northern and northeastern Pemhakamik.



54% of Canadians are vegetarian (2010 estimate). As elsewhere, vegetarianism is currently growing and is predicted to further increase in percentage.

54% Vegetarian
30% Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian
13% Vegan Vegetarian
10% Lacto Vegetarian
01% Ovo Vegetarian
46% Non-Vegetarian

Ethnic Groups

Canada is settled mainly by people of British descent. This is mainly because of a small population density of natives upon the arrival of Europeans, as well as the independence of several native states (Athabaska, Cree, Nunavut), and Wendat, in addition to the majority French-speaking state of Quebec. (However, Canada and these five other countries make up the Canadian Confederation of States, which is not to be confused with the nation of Canada.) Percentages are as follows:

85% European
06% Pemhakamik Aboriginal
04% Canadian Aboriginal (including Anishinaabe, Cree, and Nunavut)
02% other Pemhakamik Aboriginal
01% Oriental
01% Indian
0.5% Sub-Saharan African
0.5% Pachan
04% mixed ancestry
02% others


This is what Canadians professed to be (as of 2006):

41% Nonreligious
26% atheist
15% agnostic
24% Cathar
10% Christian
05% Quaker
03% Catholic
02% other Christian
06% spiritual (Unitarian Universalist, etc)
02% various Aboriginal beliefs
05% Deist
05% Jewish
01% Hindu
03% Buddhist
01% Jain
02% other


Below is a list of the primary languages spoken at home.

81% English
05% French
03% Aboriginal Algic languages
03% Scots
02% Celtic varieties
02% Yiddish
01% Dutch
01% other Aboriginal languages
02% others (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, German, Swedish, Hebrew, Hindi, etc)

Note: Around 99% of Canadians can speak English.


The flag of Canada was first used just after the 1931 Statute of Westminster gave Canada its independence. The Union Flag makes up the canton. The red background represents both the blood and the pride of the nation's citizens. The golden color maple leaf represents not only the nation's natural environment, but also the good fortunes that Canada has been blessed with.

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