Canada

Canada

Canada
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Pais: Canadá Capital: Ottawa Poblacion 774.072 (2001) Coordenadas 45°24' N 75°40' O
Ubicacion: América del Norte
Poblacion Total 32.805.041 (2005 est.) - Densidad 3,3 hab./km2 Puesto 35º
Division política: Diez provincias y tres territorios.
Idiomas oficiales: Inglés y francés Inglés 59.3% (oficial), Francés 23.2% (oficial), otros 17.5%
Etnico: Origen Británico 28%, Francés 23%, otros Europeos 15%, Amerindian 2%, otros, mayoría Asiaticos, Africanos, Arabes 6%, combinados 26%
Religion: Catolico Romano 46%, Protestantes 36%, Otros Cristianos 4.2%, Musulmanes 2.0%, Otros 11.8%
Lema nacional: A Mari Usque Ad Mare (Latín: De mar a mar)
Himno nacional: O Canada
Himno real: God Save the Queen
Mayor ciudad : Toronto
Forma de gobierno: Monarquía parlamentaria
Jefe de Gobierno: Primer Ministro
Stephen Harper, elegido en 2006.
Jefe de Estado: Reina Isabel II (desde el 6 de Febrero de 1952), representada por el Gobernador General
Gobernadora General: Michaelle Jean
Independencia: (del Reino Unido) Declarada 1 de julio de 1867 - Reconocida 11 de diciembre de 1931
Superficie Total 9.984.670 km2 - Fronteras 8.893 km - Costas 202.080 km Puesto 2º a nivel mundial (Superficie % agua 8,62%)
PIB (PPA) - Total (2005) US$ 1.111.846 millones - PIB per cápita US$ 34.444 (8º) Puesto 11º a nivel mundial
Moneda Dolar canadiense (C$, CAD)
Gentilicio Canadiense
Huso horario UTC -2,5 a UTC -7 y en verano UTC -3,5 a UTC -8
Dominio Internet .ca
Codigo telefonico +1
Prefijo radiofonico XJA-XOZ
Codigo ISO 124 / CAN / CA
Miembro de: ONU, OEA, OTAN, APEC, OCDE, OSCE, G-8
Canadá es el segundo país más grande del mundo en superficie neta luego de Rusia, cubriendo aproximadamente el 41% de América del Norte. En superficie de tierra es el cuarto país más grande del mundo luego de Rusia, China y los Estados Unidos. Sin embargo posee una densidad de poblacion extremadamente baja de 3,2 personas por kilometro cuadrado.
Provincias y Territorios de Canadá
Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador
Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia
Nunavut
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Quebec
Saskatchewan
Yukon Territory
Gobierno
Sitio del gobierno federal de Canadá (en inglés y francés).
Departamentos y Agencias
Prime Minister of Canada / Premier ministre du Canada, Primer Ministro de Canadá.
Government of Canada Site - Site du gouvernement du Canada, gobierno de Canadá
Símbolos Patrios
La Bandera
El Escudo
Himno Nacional - Escuchar
Himno Nacional Letra y Compositores
Canada, bandera de Canadá.
Embajada de EUA en Ottawa
Embajada de Canada en EUA About Government
Provides links to information on the structure and functions of the Government of Canada.
Canada Gazette
Official newspaper of the Government of Canada. Contains all formal public notices, official appointments, miscellaneous notices, Orders-in-Council and proposed regulations from the government.
Canada International
Provides information to non-Canadians about doing business, working, studying, and traveling in Canada.
CBC Indepth: Canadian Government
Information and background about Parliament in Canada: including topics such as minority governments, the ethics counsellor, public inquiries, the Council of the Federation, and Throne Speeches.
Federal Labour Standards Review Commission
The purpose of the Review is to produce recommendations for legislative changes to modernize federal labour standards and ensure that they remain relevant and effective in the 21st century.
Government of Canada Files
The database contains millions of descriptions of files created by departments and agencies of the Federal Government of Canada including over 50,000 digital images.
Government of Canada Site
Official site for the federal government in Canada. Offers information on Canada, its government, and federal programs and services organized into categories.
Information and services by subjects and audiences
Links to government programs and services presented by subject and by target audience.
Provincial and Territorial Report
Newsletter that covers news about the 13 provincial and territorial governments. Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Promotes strong and effective municipal governments. Includes member list, history, board of directors, policy and program details, and publications.
Geographical Names of Canada
Database of place names for Canadian metropolitan areas, cities, towns, villages, unincorporated areas, Indian Reserves, and geographical features like rivers, lakes, and islands. Provides latitude, longitude, and map.
OfficialCitySites.org: Canada
Directory of officially sanctioned city, town, county, or district sites across Canada, organized by province. Includes government, chamber of commerce, and tourism association sites.
Statistical Profile of Canadian Communities
Statistics for all communities from Statistics Canada, based on most recent census data. Includes population, education, income and work, families and dwellings, births and deaths, health, and map information.
Datos del Pais
Atlapedia
Background Notes from U.S. Department of State, Mar/2005
BBC News Country Profile
C.I.A. World Factbook Feb/2005
INFONACION
Library of Congress A Country Study
Travel Document Systems
U.S. Trade with Canada Feb/2005
Todo sobre Canada
Estadísticas
CIA World Factbook: Canadá (en inglés).
The Canada Page - Informacion sobre Canadá (en inglés).
Info Canadá: Radios canadienses y mundiales
Justlanded.com Portal con informacion básica acerca de Canadá y otros paises
Canada - Canadá Enlaces (en inglés)
The Political Economy of British Columbia's Rainforests by Elmer G. Wiens
Turismo
Canada's Virtual North: Outdoor Adventure, Fishing, Eco-tours, Expeditions!, el Norte Virtual de Canadá
Discover Canada, Descubra Canadá
Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism, Turismo de Terranova y Labrador, al noreste en el Canadá.
Mapas
The Atlas of Canada, El Atlas del Canadá
Canada map and information page by World Atlas, mapa e informacion de Canadá.
Canada Maps, Mapas de Canadá, presentado por University of Texas Libraries.
Guide to Law Online: Canada, guía a las leyes de Canadá.
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, estudio de Canadá presentado por el Gobierno de Australia.
The World Factbook - Canada, estudio de Canadá por la CIA.
Country profile: Canada, estudio de Canadá presentado por la BBC.
Canada, reporte acerca de Canadá por el Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos de América.
Arte y Cultura
Cultura Canada
Museos
Museo de la Moneda
Biblioteca y Archivos
ArchiviaNet
Diccionario Biográfico
The Canada Council for the Arts
Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television
Home of the Genie Awards, Prix Gemeaux and Gemini Awards, which promotes, recognizes and celebrates Canadian cinema and television.
Access All Areas
Entertainment lifestyle magazine geared towards a younger audience. Covers topics ranging from music and fashion to travel and technology.
Arts Crafts Index
Comprehensive directory of artisans, craft shows and events across Canada. S
province, category, and locality. Includes information about studio tours and links to other arts and crafts sites.
CanadaPlus.ca
Links you to the city and entertainment sites of Canada's major population centres.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
Features news, information, entertainment, radio networks, and specialty cable tv.
Canadian Oui?
Canadian culture, arts and entertainment resources and some trivia on classic Canadian actors and vintage Canadian television shows.
Canadian Television Fund
Funding agency for the Canadian film and television industry. Administers the Equity Investment Program (EIP) and the Licence Fee Program (LFP).
Canoe JAM! Showbiz
Entertainment and showbiz information from a Canadian angle.
CBC Infoculture
A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation guide to Canadian arts and entertainment. It has interviews and reviews, gossip and the inside story on celebrities and their shows.
Confederation Centre of the Arts
In Charlottetown, PEI. Canada's National Memorial to the Fathers of Confederation with a mandate to inspire Canadians to celebrate through heritage and the arts, the origins and evolution of Canada as a nation. Info on the theatre, art gallery and museum, choral music programme, Charlottetown Festival, dining, and the gift shop. Creative Crossroads
Cultural news releases about literature, media arts, music, performance arts, and visual arts in Canada. [RSS]
HorizonZero
Archive of a monthly web publication dedicated to the digital arts and culture scene of Canada. [English/French]
I am Canadian
Sponsored by Molson Canadian; offers discussion forum, news, sports and entertainment events, party planner with invitations, events calendar, music downloads, and links.
Library and Archives Canada
Federal cultural agency responsible for collecting and preserving Canada's published heritage so that it's available for present and future generations of Canadians.
Papmag
General-interest webzine devoted to publishing Canadian writing. Welcomes unusual, humorous submissions. Includes sections titled fiction, travel, science experiment, and arts and culture.
Public Nature Corp.
An art consultancy firm specializing in art of the earth, land, environment and nature. Provides information about its philosophy and programs.
The Canadian Celebrities Site
Brief biographies of Canadian actors, comedians, directors, inventors, personalities, and musicians, many with thumbnail photos and links.
The Great Canadian Guide to the Movies (and TV)
Extensive listings and reviews of Canadian-made movies and TV series
The Hoser
Bob and Doug McKenzie's online newspaper.
The Word on the Street
Book and magazine fair celebrating literacy and the printed word. Locations include Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Halifax, and Kitchener.
Ticketmaster Canada Online
Buy your event tickets online and look up venue information and seating maps.
Tomali Pictures Ltd.
Production company and studios led by Canadian actor and singer Tom Jackson. Includes information about its film and video productions, specifications and resume of its studio, and a profile of Mr. Jackson.
Deportes
The Canadian Olympians Base de datos de los atletas olímpicos
Comité Olímpico Canadiense
Calendario de Eventos Deportivos
Federaciones Nacionales
Baseball
Hockey
Economia
Canada International
Bank of Canada, Banco de Canadá.
Canoe, portal en el Intenet. Business Gateway
de todas la provincias y territorios
Canadian Economy
Calendario de Eventos de Negocios
Doing Business in Toronto
Buscando Trabajo enToronto
Conversion de Monedas
Banco de Canada
Convertidor de Monedas
Noticias
Canada , noticiero virtual.
Canada's News CBC
Canadian Press
Canada's Sports TSN
Noticias Yahoo!
The Associated Press
The Washington Post
Tiempo
Ottawa
Canada Weathermap CBC
Intellicast Weather Forecast
Intellicast Canada Satellite Image
Accuweather
USA Today
Yahoo
WeatherLabs
Weather Post
Television
CTV
Discovery Channel
TVA
Eventos
Días Festivos Nacionales: Día de Independencia/Canada Day (1 de Julio de 1867
Calendario de Días Festivos
Galerias de Fotos
The Land
The People
The Economy
The State
e-Cards Toronto
Toronto SlideShow
Toronto Images
Ottawaaereas
Ontario screensaver
Prince Edward Island
Salud - Health
Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television
Home of the Genie Awards, Prix Gemeaux and Gemini Awards, which promotes, recognizes and celebrates Canadian cinema and television.
Access All Areas
Entertainment lifestyle magazine geared towards a younger audience. Covers topics ranging from music and fashion to travel and technology.
Arts Crafts Index
Comprehensive directory of artisans, craft shows and events across Canada. S
province, category, and locality. Includes information about studio tours and links to other arts and crafts sites.
CanadaPlus.ca
Links you to the city and entertainment sites of Canada's major population centres.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
Features news, information, entertainment, radio networks, and specialty cable tv.
Canadian Oui?
Canadian culture, arts and entertainment resources and some trivia on classic Canadian actors and vintage Canadian television shows.
Canadian Television Fund
Funding agency for the Canadian film and television industry. Administers the Equity Investment Program (EIP) and the Licence Fee Program (LFP).
Canoe JAM! Showbiz
Entertainment and showbiz information from a Canadian angle.
CBC Infoculture
A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation guide to Canadian arts and entertainment. It has interviews and reviews, gossip and the inside story on celebrities and their shows.
Confederation Centre of the Arts
In Charlottetown, PEI. Canada's National Memorial to the Fathers of Confederation with a mandate to inspire Canadians to celebrate through heritage and the arts, the origins and evolution of Canada as a nation. Info on the theatre, art gallery and museum, choral music programme, Charlottetown Festival, dining, and the gift shop. Care ED Training Programs
Family training and senior care. Curriculum courses for the work place. SWIFT Services.
CBI Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre
The centres treat back and neck pain, sports injuries, work injuries and car accident injuries, and offer community education from locations across Canada. Describes services, locations and contact details.
Cross Remedy
An advocacy exchange site focusing on the Canadian health system, mental health, handicaps, and family-patient complaints. Includes links to web resources, a list of recommended reading, and a discussion board.
DuPont Safety Resources Canada
Offers safety consulting for industrial injuries, emergency planning and fire protection.
Golden Days Services for Seniors
Group of health care professionals who provide a full range of services for seniors wishing to stay at home and maintain a safe and independent lifestyle.
Health Canada
Federal government department that encourages the health of Canadians through promotion and prevention activities, and supports the health system through research funding and the support of provincial/territorial health systems.
Health Check
An education program that helps shoppers make wise food choices when they shop. Features information on participation, media, symbols, participating brands and recent news.
Health Reserve
A not for profit organization providing information on health and fitness including sexual health for men and women, plus advice for children's health. Offers an overview, monthly e-mail newsletter and contact address.
Healthnet Canada
Provides health resources for both the public and healthcare professional.
Home Health Care Centre
Distributor of items such as back and surgical supports, medical compression stockings, walkers, wheelchairs, household items.
Hope Air
A national charitable organization that provides free air transportation for financially burdened Canadians in need of Medical treatment outside their communities.
In-Touch Consulting Services
Offers details on consulting focused on retirement planning, informed life choices and independent decision-making.
JobOne - Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
Canadian materials prepared for new and young workers, to increase awareness of the importance of working safely.
Kinesio Taping Canada
Information about therapeutic sports taping products, the Kinesio Taping method, and a directory of certified Kinesio Tape practitioners.
Liberty Health
One of Canada's largest health benefit management companies. Drug, dental, vision, travel, and medical insurance coverage for individuals and group plans. Part of the Liberty Mutual family.
Lifeline Systems Canada
Connects individuals living alone to neighbours, friends, and emergency services through trained staff by simply pressing a button.
Lifemark Physiotherapy Clinics
Chain of affiliated physiotherapy clinics, with locations in several provinces. Includes a directory of clinics, detailed list of services, and general information about anatomy.
MCI Medical Clinics Inc.
Information on this supplier of medical, occupational health and, corporate health and well-being services in Alberta and Ontario.
mdBriefCase
Offers Canadian medical case reviews and Continuing Medical Education (CME) for registered users. Free access to case studies written by leading Canadian experts, upcoming CME events, conference highlights, and detailed product information.
MDS Col-lab-orate
A program to communicate new diagnostic test information to physicians and patients that will help them make better healthcare decisions. medbroadcast
Your complete guide to health, created for you, your children and your parents, by practicing physicians.
Mochasofa
Provides Canadian women with solutions, expert and practical advice, and helpful tips on health-related matters.
Offord Centre for Child Studies
Research center dedicated to improving the life quality and opportunities of the Canadian children who suffer from serious social and emotional problems.
Oncology Rounds
Provides interested physicians with a window on current information and science on developments in the field of oncology. Current issues, archives, resources and registration.
Order of Saint Lazarus
An index of services for the terminally ill; pain management, home care, hospice, respite, pastoral support and support groups.
OTworks.ca
Provides information and resources on the profession of occupational therapy in Canada.
Ovarian Connection
A printed quarterly journal designed to congratulate, update and connect people working with childbearing and breastfeeding women in Canada. Includes back issues and selected articles.
Oyston Associates
A resource for people wanting information about anesthesia, plus some links to sites for anaesthetists or anesthesiologists, education and meetings.
PACE Canada
A guide to healthy active living, provides tools to assist physicians and healthcare providers in counseling their patients on physical activity and nutrition.
Podiatrists in Canada
Informative resources for foot health in Canada, including a directory of podiatrists and other foot care specialists. Practice Enhancement Program
An educational program designed to offer Saskatchewan physicians a report on their practices health through a practice-based assessment process.
Rescue 7 Emergency Training Services
Offers on-site training in first aid, CPR, WHMIS, and hazardous material handling. Offices in Ontario and Quebec.
Robin McKenzie Institute Canada
A non-profit health care education organization teaching the principles of the McKenzie Method of providing back care, as well as research and information on treating mechanical spinal disorders.
Speedo Sponsored WaterART
The WaterART Fitness System, sponsored by SPEEDO, has been developed to provide aquatic fitness leaders with quality educational courses based on documented and current research.
St. John Ambulance
Enables Canadians to improve their health, safety and quality of life by providing training and community service, and provides information about its first aid and CPR training services and community service volunteers.
Statistics Canada: Health Reports
A quarterly journal which provides information on the health status of the population and the health care system.
SureSlim Wellness Clinics
Weight loss clinics with locations in 3 provinces. Provides information about their program and assessment process, success stories and the company.
Sympatico Health
Includes links to Canadian health and medical associations, newsgroups, weekly wellness magazines.
Task Force Two
A partnership of health organizations and all levels of government in Canada to develop a long-term physician human resource strategy for the Canadian healthcare system. Discusses the challenge and new approaches to the issues.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada
Offers information about the society, awards, CMEs, research, programs, committees and access to the "Canadian Library of Family Medicine". Travel Medicine Program
A Health Canada site providing information for travellers and health professionals including international health advisories, clinics and general travel health advice.
Ultimate Canadian International Medical Graduate
Provides information and links useful to international medical graduates or foreign medical graduates wishing to practice medicine in Canada.
VitaLink
Database system that stores pertinent medical history of individuals who are registered with the program.
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