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Canada England? Where is this?

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Re: Canada England? Where is this?

Posted: 17 Oct 2012 4:44PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 17 Oct 2012 4:47PM GMT
Until the Statute of Westminster in 1931 Canada was technically part of the British Empire with final legislative control being that of the British Parliament. Until about 1947 (Canadian Citizenship Act 1946) Canadians remained British citizens, although Canadian citizenship existed from about 1910. In 1982 the British Parliament passed an act that brought the Canadian Constitution (i.e, The British North America Act, 1867) under Canadian jurisdiction. From the USA point-of-view, Canada was part of England. The key point is that throughout most of this, Canadians were 'British subjects', therefore, by USA standards, English. Therefore, "Canada, England".

Thomas
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McClellans153 5 Mar 2012 10:47PM GMT 
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CACormierKirb... 8 May 2012 3:24PM GMT 
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btluna 14 May 2012 12:13AM GMT 
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thomasamurray... 17 Oct 2012 10:44PM GMT 
McClellans153 27 Oct 2012 12:43AM GMT 
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