Second largest country in the world, located in North America, having boundaries with the United States. The political system is parliamentary democratic monarchy, in personal union with the United Kingdom.

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Was there pre-Viking European contact with the Canadian Arctic?

That there was Viking contact with the New World is well known, but any contact before that is the stuff of mere legends (like that of St. Brendan), at least so I thought. Today I read a 2008 article ...
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Why did Canada, Australia and New Zealand separate from UK?

I asked this question in various places in the Web. I haven't received a clear answer. The USA separated from the UK because the people felt that they are not British, and they weren't. Weren't ...
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Who really put to flight American hostages in America's embassy in Tehran in 1979? [closed]

Was it by Canadians or CIA? That's all! I think it doesn't need more contexts as it is a very clear question. Please when you try to answer ( if you have an answer ) forget movies and imaginary ...
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Why Canada failed to emerge as a power like UK or France?

My question is simple. What factors prevented Canada to become a power like UK or France? Or even Germany/Italy/Spain?
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Did Leon Trotsky get stopped by authorities in Halifax?

In Antony C. Sutton's book Wall Street and the Bolshevik Revolution he argues that Leon Trotsky was given $10,000 in New York. ...
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Why did Canada not join the American Revolution?

America declared independence from Britain and fought a war of independence. Several states joined the fight, however, Canada remained British. Why did the American rebellion and war of independence ...
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Was it worthwhile for Britain to side with the USA in the Canada-Alaska border dispute?

In 1903 the Canada-Alaska border dispute was decided by a tribunal of 3 American members, 2 Canadian members, and 1 British member. The British member sided with the Americans with the stated goal of ...