FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Scientists see ‘fingerprints of climate change’ in Canada, US heatwave • FRANCE 24 English” – below is their description.
IN THE PRESS – Wednesday, June 30, 2021: #SouthAfrican papers celebrate the 15-month jail sentence of former president Jacob #Zuma, sending the message that “no one but the law is supreme”. Meanwhile, just how weird is the #heatwave in the US and Canada? “Off the charts,” writes the New York Times. Yet even then, some may still not want to see evidence of climate change. We also look at the latest reactions to the Euros, plus the story of a 70-year-old woman who fulfilled her dream of becoming a Yankees bat girl. FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Canada
Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world’s second-largest country by total area.
Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border. Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.
Various Indigenous peoples inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years before European colonization. The Canada Act 1982, which severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British Parliament. Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy in the Westminster tradition, with a monarch and a prime minister who serves as the chair of the Cabinet and head of government.
As a highly developed country, Canada has the seventeenth-highest nominal per-capita income globally as well as the thirteenth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth-largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks.
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