Population Change: 0.89
National Average Age: 41
Urban Percentage: 81
Christian Population: 22,103,000
Christian Percentage: 67.3
Introduction: 'Canada is a North American country stretching from the U.S. in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north. Major cities include massive Toronto west coast film centre Vancouver French-speaking Montréal and Québec City and capital city Ottawa. Canada''s vast swaths of wilderness include lake-filled Banff National Park in the Rocky Mountains. It''s also home to Niagara Falls a famous group of massive waterfalls.'
Overview: A land of vast distances and rich natural resources Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US its neighbor to the south across the world's longest international border. Canada faces the political challenges of meeting public demands for quality improvements in health care education social services and economic competitiveness as well as responding to the particular concerns of predominantly francophone Quebec. Canada also aims to develop its diverse energy resources while maintaining its commitment to the environment.