Red Maple Leaf

Eleven Pointed Red Maple Leaf After 5,900 design submissions to an all-party committee in Canada, the Canadian flag became its national symbol. Canadian Parliament adopted the design on February 15th 1965 and to this day, the maple leaf is synonymous to the county of Canada. Canada is situated right above the United States and is the second largest country in the world. The Capital is Ottawa and has thirteen Provinces/Territories; Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland/Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, and Yukon. Canada became a self-governing territory July 1, 1867 and recognized under British rule December 11, 1931. Many Americans …show more content…
The Constitution Act of 1867 and Constitution Act of 1982 is the supreme law of Canada. Canada has three levels of government; The Federal government deals with issues that affect all of Canada, the Provisional government is responsible for aspects such as; highways, education, and health care, the Municipal is the local government and deals with city streets, firefighters and any other local issues. Elizabeth II is the supreme ruler and reigning monarch with Justin Trudeau as the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister controls all aspects of government with the help of cabinet members mostly consisting of Members of Parliament (MPs). These members represent different government departments, such as immigration, citizenship, justice and many others. Even though Canada’s government is much different than the United States it is closely tied to the U.S. …show more content…
What’s becoming more important these days is the concept of Air Defense. Canada’s Air Defense defends against enemy aircraft, tanks, and protection of airfields. The primary system they use is called ADATS (Air Defense Anti-Tank System). “ADATS is a low-level short range air defense (SHORAD) system, capable of engaging both air and surface targets.” (Kable, 2016). The missile used has 10km range in defense of air or ground targets and is mounted on an armored vehicle called a M113 and carries a total of eight missiles. “The missile has a laser fuse with variable fuse delay automatically set at missile launch. The combined fragmentation and shaped charge warhead weighs 12kg and has demonstrated penetration of over 900mm of Rolled Homogeneous Armor (RHA)” (Kable, 2016). Canada’s air defense capabilities are very important, but not having any long range protection will be a problem in the

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