This is an annually updated presentation of Canada past and present. The contents in this volume are organized into sections dealing with Canadaas culture; Geography; people; history (from New France to the constitutional debates in the late 20th century); political system (including the constitution, monarchy, parliament, legal and court system, federalism and the provinces, provincial governments, parties and elections); defense; economy; the future; and a comprehensive bibliography. The combination of factual accuracy and up-to-date detail along with its informed projections make this an outstanding resource for researchers, practitioners in international development, media professionals, government officials, potential investors and students. Now in its 30th edition, the content is thorough yet perfect for a one-semester introductory course or general library reference. Available in both print and e-book formats and priced low to fit student and library budgets.It has often been said that Canada is a ageographic improbabilitya a huge, sparsely-settled country whose diverse ... The two countries conduct the worlda#39;s largest bilateral trade and are each othera#39;s best trading partners. ... In Que- bec the main holiday is June 24, the FAote Na- tionale, formerly called St-Jean Baptiste Day.
|Author||:||Wayne C. Thompson|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2014-07-17|