The nation of Canada gained its independence from Great Britain through the passing of the Canada Act of 1982. This act severed the final ties to the British parliament and gave Canada the right to amend its own constitu... More »

After being granted autonomy in most of its affairs by the 1931 Statute of Westminster, Canada achieved complete independence from Great Britain through the 1982 Canada Act. The passage of the 1982 act by the Parliament ... More »

Brazil gained its independence on September 7th, 1822, when Dom Pedro proclaimed Brazil's independence after an antagonistic relationship with Portugal proved too much for the Brazilian people. It all began when Napoleon... More »

Canada is not a state but rather a country that borders the United States; it has 10 provinces and three territories that are like states. The country is a parliamentary democracy, a federation and a constitutional monar... More »

The largest province in terms of size in Canada is Quebec, which has an area of 643,819 square miles. Canada has 10 provinces: Quebec, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ne... More »

Ten major rivers in Canada are the St. Lawrence, Columbia, Fraser, Mackenzie, Yukon, Saskatchewan, Nelson, Slave, Peace and Churchill Rivers. These rivers span the entire country, with two flowing through the United Stat... More »

Canada is on the continent of North America. It is located in the northernmost part of North America and shares a border to the south with the United States. Covering 3.8 million square miles, Canada is the second-larges... More »