Saturday, 1 July 2017
Happy Canada Day
Yes July 1st is Canada Day celebrating 150 years of confederation... sort of...
Canada is actually a Federation, the term Confederation caught on in the in the 19th century.
Canada was announced as being "one Dominion under the crown," a.k.a. the Dominion of Canada, as per the British North America Act of 1867 that unified the colonies (Province of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick).
On July 1, 1867, what we now know of as Canada was in fact just four provinces (Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick) that composed the New Dominion of Canada.
The remaining provinces and territories formed over time and joined the Dominion of Canada.
Happy 150 Canada, you dont look a day over 200 million.