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The French were the first of the Europeans to settle in Canada they called it the colony of New France, it was established in 1534 and was was taken over by the United Kingdom in 1763 after the French lost the Seven Years' War. The now British Province of Quebec was divided into Upper and Lower Canada in 1791 and reunified in 1841. In 1867, the Province of Canada was joined with two other British colonies of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia through Confederation, forming a self-governing entity named Canada. The recorded GDP in 2013 of Canada is 51,958.38 USD. The unemployment rate is 6.8 percent and is ranked 127th in the world. The main industries of Canada are manufacturing, automobile, and aircraft. Canada is a federal parliamentary democracy with a Parliament, and the capitol is Ottawa. The Administrative Divisions are 10 provinces and 3 territories; Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, and Yukon. Canada's Independence Day is 1 July 1867. The Canadian constitution is made up of unwritten and written acts, customs, judicial decisions, and traditions dating from 1763; the written part of the constitution consists of the Constitution Act of 29 March 1867, which created a federation of four provinces, and the Constitution Act of 17 April 1982; several amendments to the 1982 Constitution Act, last in 2011 (2016), they go by a common law system except in Quebec, where civil law based on the French civil code prevails. In Canada you have to be 18 to vote. The head of state is Queen ELIZABETH II, the head of government is Prime Minister Justin Pierre James TRUDEAU, the cabinet is chosen by the Prime Minister, and there aren't that many elections because Canada is technically a Monarchy. Canada has a bicameral Parliament or Parlement consists of the Senate or Senat (105 seats; members appointed by the governor general on the advice of the prime minister and can serve until age 75) and the House of Commons or Chambre des Communes (338 seats; members directly elected in single-seat constituencies by simple majority vote to serve a maximum of 4-year terms). The Supreme Court of Canada (consists of the chief justice and 8 judges), and they are chosen by the Prime Minister.

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