Capital: Ottawa

Population: 35,872,748 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Canadian Dollar (CAD)

Official Languages: English, French

Unofficial Languages: Italian, Spanish, German, Cantonese, and other minority languages

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Canadian, English, French, Italian, Irish, Scottish, German, Chinese, North American Indian, and others

Largest Cities: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton

Main Sport: Hockey, Lacrosse, Canadian Football

Political System: Parliamentary Democracy and Constitutional Monarchy

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1) 

St. Patrick’s Day (March 17)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter Monday (March 28)

Mother’s Day (May 8)

Victoria Day (May 23)

Canada Day (July 1)

Labour Day (September 5)

Thanksgiving (October 10)

Remembrance Day (November 11)

Christmas Day (December 25)