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Happy 141st Canada! - Photo by kennymatic - CC-BY

Population -2002 ....................................... 31,902,000
GNP per capita 2002 (Purchasing power parity, US$)........... 27,000GNP 2002 (Purchasing power parity, US$ billions)................ 875
Unemployment.....................................................................7.2%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.2
Labor force (%) ....... 1.2
 

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Tulip Festival, Ottawa, Canada - Photo by jpctalbot - CC-BY

Total Area..................................................................3,851,794 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 77
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 79
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)....................................... 5.4
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 99
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 3

Go to Canada Capital City Ottawa City Profile - To Canada History

The Atlas of Canada - Home __ Everything you would expect in an atlas. Maps, environment, people, history, health, climate and a whole lot more. - From The Atlas of Canada - http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/index.html

Canada __ "Most people's conception of Canada goes little beyond appreciating its vastness, recognizing its flag and identifying a few well-known physical features. And while it's true that the majority of travelers are attracted by the opportunity to explore Canada's wilderness areas, natural wonders and low-key rural charm, there is a lot more to Canada than maple trees, Niagara Falls and wide open spaces." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/north_america/canada/

Canada __ A good overview of Canada, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107386.html

Canada - Atlapedia Online __ A concise description of Canada (including its geography) in Atlapedia Online/Latimer Clarke Corporation Pty Ltd. - From Atlapedia Online - http://www.atlapedia.com/online/countries/canada.htm

Canada History __ Here is a magnificent site dedicated to many aspects of Canadian history. There is a video center, an online history debate, important documents, arts history, political history, history of conflicts, sports, science and social history. You want history? You found history. - illustrated - From Canadahistory.com - http://www.canadahistory.com/


 
Canada Photos __ You will find several pages of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Canada. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/North_America/Canada/

Canada Photos - Pictures of places in Canada __ "Canadian Culture's Canada Photos - See over 100000 pictures of Canada. If you have a library of photos to share with us, you can either send them to us to ..." - illustrated - From canadianculture.com - http://www.canadianculture.com/canphotos/ 

Canada Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a few of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/canada/ 
 
Canadian Directory of First Nations, Metis and Inuit Library Collections __ A great directory of resources for the study of "First Nations." There are dozens of collections listed. - From University of Saskatchewan - http://library.usask.ca/native/directory/english/index.html

 

Country Profile: Canada __ "Canada is the second largest country in the world after Russia. Its population is only about one-fifth of Russia's however...Nearly 90% of Canadians live within 200 km of the border with the United States, which means that Canada contains vast expanses of wilderness to the north." History culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1198865.stm

Culture Canada __ From archaeology, anthropology to travel and museums, you will find it all here. A great 'catch all' of Canadian cultural life. - illustrated - From Government of Canada - http://www.culturecanada.gc.ca/chdt/interface/interface2.nsf/engdocBasic/0.html

ECO: Welcome to Early Canadiana Online __ Here you will find an extensive resource about early Canadian history. "Early Canadiana Online is a digital library containing over 1,496,000 pages in more than 8,500 volumes." While there is a subscription needed to acess the entire website, there is enough information available for free to make a visit here worthwhile. - illustrated - From Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions - http://www.canadiana.org/eco/english/index.html

Environment Canada's Green Lane __ Learn what is being done to protect the Canadian environment and what successes there have already been. - illustrated - From Environment Canada - http://www.ec.gc.ca/envhome.html

The Globe and Mail __ Online Toronto based newspaper. - illustrated - From Globe and Mail - http://www.globeandmail.ca/

Government of Alberta Home __ Official website for the government of Alberta. You will find news, government at a glance, publications, a search feature and a lot more. - illustrated - From Government of Alberta - http://www.gov.ab.ca/home/index.cfm


 
Government of Canada Site | Site du gouvernement du Canada __ Official website for the government of Canada. Find information about jobs, foreign policy, taxes, financial benefits, justice, travel, and more. - illustrated - From Government of Canada - http://www.gc.ca/

Government of New Brunswick, Canada __ Official website of New Brunswick. You will find government information, departments and agencies, a news wire, public alerts, employment information and a lot more. - illustrated - From Government of New Brunswick - http://www.gnb.ca/index-e.asp

Government of the Northwest Territories - Home Page __ Official website for the government of Northwest Territories. You will find news, government at a glance, publications, a search feature and a lot more. - illustrated - From Government of the Northwest territories - http://www.gov.nt.ca/

Government of Saskatchewan __ Official website for the Province of Saskatchewan. You will find government information, tourism, job opportunities, and a news service. - illustrated - From Government of Saskatchewan - http://www.gov.sk.ca/

Government of Yukon, Canada - Home Page __ Official website for the government of Yukon. You will find government information, Yukon at a glance, employment information, education materials and a lot more. - illustrated - From Government of Yukon - http://www.gov.yk.ca/

National Library of Canada: Knowledge within Reach __ Just what the title says, "Knowledge within Reach." You will find services, research tools, online images, multicultural resources and much more. - illustrated - From National Library of Canada. - http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/index-e.html

Newfound and Labrador __ Official website for the government of Newfoundland & Labrador. You will find an overview of the province, information about government function, tourism, economy, legislation, publications and much more. - illustrated - From Government of Newfoundland & Labrador - http://www.gov.nl.ca/

Nova Scotia Government Website __ Official website of the Province of Nova Scotia. You will find government information, health, economy, natural resources and a lot more. - illustrated - From Government of Nova Scotia - http://www.gov.ns.ca/

Prince Edward Island: Main Home Page __ Official website for the Province of Prince Edward Island. You will find government information, natural resources, a visitor's guide, agricultural information and a lot more. - illustrated - From Government of Prince Edward Island - http://www.gov.pe.ca/index.php3/
 
 

Province of Manitoba | Home page __ Official website of the Province of Manitoba. You will find government information, laws, weather, FAQ, a department directory and general information. - illustrated - From Government of Manitoba - http://www.gov.mb.ca/index.html

Statistics Canada - Canada's National Statistical Agency Profiling Canada's Business, Economy and Society __ "Statistics Canada produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture...In addition to conducting a Census every five years, there are about 350 active surveys on virtually all aspects of Canadian life." You will find information that is free and some for a fee. - From Statistics Canada - http://www.statcan.ca/start.html

 

 
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