Canada

What is Canada known for?


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and sacred choral music, mainly a cappella. Some of these works were composed during his period with the BBC Africa Service. He went back to Africa to scholarly work with the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (Voice of Nigeria) and later the University of Ibadan. In 1968 he moved to Howard University in Washington, D.C., then the University of Pittsburgh. Brothers plays regularly as part of the musical community at the Hotel Café in Los Angeles, http


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(money) grants that have been awarded annually since 1925 by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to those "who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts." Each year, the foundation makes multiple awards in each of two separate competitions: * one open to citizens and permanent residents of Canada or the United States * the other to citizens and permanent residents of Latin America


successful games

''. They proceeded to make several other successful games based on original IP (intellectual property): ''Jade Empire'', the ''Mass Effect (Mass Effect (series))'' series, and the ''Dragon Age'' series. In 2011, BioWare launched their first MMORPG, ''Star Wars: The Old Republic''. * Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in the world and is more than a mile long. It is located on the Zambezi river on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. * Virginia Falls (Northwest


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America through forward presence. The navies of Canada, United Kingdom, the Netherlands and South Africa joined the United States and South American navies for the first phase of UNITAS. This phase was led by the United States and conducted in the vicinity of Puerto Rico. The U.S. Navy's longest-running annual deployment began at Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, as seven ships from four foreign navies joined a five ship U.S. task group. From 22 March to 25 March


short appearance

in Canada and made a short appearance as Lyle's girlfriend in the 2003 film ''The Italian Job (The Italian Job (2003 film))''. '''Greenlandic''' is an Eskimo–Aleut language (Eskimo–Aleut languages) spoken by about 57,000 people in Greenland. It is closely related to the Inuit languages in Canada, such as Inuktitut. The main dialect, '''Kalaallisut''' or West Greenlandic, has been the official language of the Greenlandic autonomous territory since June 2009; this is a move


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western European countries. Yet, new additions may be expected soon, as some ex-periphery and some semi-periphery states are quickly gaining momentum in their economic growth. After the scandal Dan Enright found television work in Canada with Columbia-Screen Gems, while Jack Barry went to California. The two collaborated on small Canadian-produced quiz shows including ''Line 'em Up (Line 'em Up (canadian game show))'', ''Photo Finish (Photo Finish (canadian game show))'', shot


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heard of. But considering that the ''Toronto Star'' is the single most widely read newspaper in all of Canada, any notion that they don't know ''exactly'' what they're doing flies right out the window. Which leaves us, therefore, with ''you're wrong about its notability''. '''Keep'''. Oh, and for what it's worth, ''I'' created this article, so it ain't vanity spam — I'm not John Sakamoto, and I'm not known around here as a person who creates new articles based on an overly generous


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, Scuttlebutt! publisher The Fishing News accessdate 2006-11-11 first Gavin last Power , interview was an American sporting goods retailer, U.S. naval and United States Coast Guard officer, newspaper columnist, and poet. He later became a popular radio and television personality in Canada. He is not to be confused with ''Montreal Gazette (The Gazette (Montreal))'' sports columnist, Red Fisher (Red Fisher (journalist)). '''Henry George Friesen


representing people

Building in Minneapolis, Minnesota '''Sons of Norway''' ( ) is a fraternal organization representing people of Norwegian heritage (Norwegian-American) in the United States and Canada. It describes its mission as "to promote and to preserve the heritage and culture of Norway, to celebrate our relationship with other Nordic Countries, and provide quality insurance and financial products" to its members. The organization was founded by 18


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. The album is noted for the appearance of all four Beatles (The Beatles), and for its numerous guest stars, something which would become a signature for Starr on many of his future albums and tours. * Smooth Ridge mud volcano in under the surface of the Beaufort Sea, near the northern boundary of Alaska and Canada. Petroleum deposits are believed

they broke up in 1984. Johnston and Rodeka joined The Incredible Penguins in 1985, which recorded a cover (cover version) of "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)", a charity project with numerous guest musicians for research on Fairy penguins (Little penguin), which peaked at #10 on the Australian Kent Music Report in December.

Canada

'''Canada''' ( ) is a country in North America consisting of ten provinces and three territories (Provinces and territories of Canada). Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean. Covering 9.98 million square kilometres in total, Canada is the world's second-largest country by total area (List of countries and dependencies by area) and the fourth-largest country by land area (List of countries and dependencies by area). Its common border (Canada–United States border) with the United States forms the world's longest land border.

The land that is now Canada has been inhabited for millennia by various Aboriginal peoples (Aboriginal peoples in Canada). Beginning in the late 15th century, British (British colonization of the Americas) and French colonies (French colonization of the Americas) were established on the region's Atlantic coast. As a consequence of various conflicts (Military history of Canada), the United Kingdom gained and lost North American territories until left, in the late 18th century, with what mostly comprises Canada today. Pursuant to the British North America Act (Constitution Act, 1867), on July 1, 1867, three colonies joined (Confederation of Canada) to form the autonomous federal Dominion (Canadian federalism) of Canada. This began an accretion of provinces and territories (Territorial evolution of Canada) to the new self-governing Dominion. In 1931, Britain granted Canada near total independence with the Statute of Westminster 1931 and full sovereignty was attained when the Canada Act 1982 severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British parliament (Parliament of the United Kingdom).

Canada is a federal (federation) parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy Queen Elizabeth II being the current head of state. The country is officially bilingual (Official bilingualism in Canada) at the federal level. It is one of the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural (Multiculturalism in Canada) nations, the product of large-scale immigration from many countries, with a population of approximately 35 million as of 2015. Its advanced economy is one of the largest in the world (List of countries by GDP (nominal)), relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks. Canada's long and complex relationship (Canada–United States relations) with the United States has had a significant impact on its economy and culture.

Canada is a developed country and one of the wealthiest in the world, with the thirteenth highest (List of countries by GDP (nominal) per capita) per capita income globally, and the eighth highest (List of countries by Human Development Index) ranking in the Human Development Index. It ranks among the highest (International rankings of Canada) in international measurements of government transparency, civil liberties, quality of life, economic freedom, and education. Canada is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, and is furthermore part of several major international and intergovernmental institutions or groupings, including NATO the G8, the Group of Ten (Group of Ten (economic)), the G20 (G-20 major economies), the North American Free Trade Agreement and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.

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