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    Canad� Gobierno 2000

      Nombre del Pa�s:
      conventional long form: none
      conventional short form: Canada

      C�digo: CA

      Tipo de Gobierno: confederation with parliamentary democracy

      Capital: Ottawa

      Divisiones Administrativas: 10 provinces and 3 territories*; Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories*, Nova Scotia, Nunavut*, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon Territory*

      Independencia: 1 July 1867 (from UK)

      Feriado Nacional: Canada Day, 1 July (1867)

      Constituci�n: 17 April 1982 (Constitution Act); originally, the machinery of the government was set up in the British North America Act of 1867; charter of rights and unwritten customs

      Sistema Legal: based on English common law, except in Quebec, where civil law system based on French law prevails; accepts compulsory ICJ jurisdiction, with reservations

      Sufragio: 18 years of age; universal

      Rama Ejecutiva:
      chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952), represented by Governor General Adrienne CLARKSON (since 7 October 1999)
      head of government: Prime Minister Jean CHRETIEN (since 4 November 1993)
      cabinet: Federal Ministry chosen by the prime minister from among the members of his own party sitting in Parliament
      elections: none; the monarch is hereditary; governor general appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister for a five-year term; following legislative elections, the leader of the majority party in the House of Commons is automatically designated by the governor general to become prime minister

      Rama Legislativa: bicameral Parliament or Parlement consists of the Senate or Senat (a body whose members are appointed to serve until reaching 75 years of age by the governor general and selected on the advice of the prime minister; its normal limit is 104 senators) and the House of Commons or Chambre des Communes (301 seats; members elected by direct popular vote to serve five-year terms)
      elections: House of Commons - last held 2 June 1997 (next to be held by NA June 2002)
      election results: percent of vote by party - Liberal Party 38%, Reform Party 19%, Progressive Conservative Party 19%, Bloc Quebecois 11%, New Democratic Party 11%, other 2%; seats by party - Liberal Party 155, Reform Party 60, Bloc Quebecois 44, New Democratic Party 21, Progressive Conservative Party 20, independents 1
      note: seats by party as of December 1999 - Liberal Party 157, Reform Party 57, Bloc Quebecois 44, New Democratic Party 20, Progressive Conservative Party 19, independents 4

      Rama Judicial: Supreme Court, judges are appointed by the prime minister through the governor general

      Partidos Pol�ticos y l�deres: Bloc Quebecois [Gilles DUCEPPE]; Liberal Party [Jean CHRETIEN]; New Democratic Party [Alexa MCDONOUGH]; Progressive Conservative Party [Joe CLARK]; Reform Party [Preston MANNING]

      Participaci�n de Organizaciones Internacionales: ABEDA, ACCT, AfDB, APEC, AsDB, Australia Group, BIS, C, CCC, CDB (non-regional), CE (observer), EAPC, EBRD, ECE, ECLAC, ESA (cooperating state), FAO, G- 7, G-10, IADB, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICC, ICFTU, ICRM, IDA, IEA, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, IHO, ILO, IMF, IMO, Inmarsat, Intelsat, Interpol, IOC, IOM, ISO, ITU, MINURCA, MINURSO, MIPONUH, MONUC, NAM (guest), NATO, NEA, NSG, OAS, OECD, OPCW, OSCE, PCA, UN, UN Security Council (temporary), UNCTAD, UNDOF, UNESCO, UNFICYP, UNHCR, UNIDO, UNIKOM, UNMIBH, UNMIK, UNMOP, UNTAET, UNTSO, UNU, UPU, WCL, WFTU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTrO, ZC

      Representantes Diplom�ticos en EU:
      chief of mission: Ambassador Raymond A. J. CHRETIEN
      chancery: 501 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001
      telephone: [1] (202) 682-1740
      FAX: [1] (202) 682-7726
      consulate(s) general: Atlanta, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, and Seattle
      consulate(s): Miami, Princeton, San Francisco, and San Jose

      Representantes Dimplom�ticos de EU:
      chief of mission: Ambassador Gordon D. GIFFIN
      embassy: 100 Wellington Street, K1P 5T1, Ottawa
      mailing address: P. O. Box 5000, Ogdensburg, NY 13669-0430
      telephone: [1] (613) 238-5335, 4470
      FAX: [1] (613) 238-5720
      consulate(s) general: Calgary, Halifax, Montreal, Quebec, Toronto, and Vancouver

      Descripci�n de la Bandera: three vertical bands of red (hoist side), white (double width, square), and red with a red maple leaf centered in the white band

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