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Canada, Gifted Education

Canada is a diverse nation of close to 33 million people. Geographically, it is the second largest country in the world. Canada is officially bilingual (English and French), unique in its ethno-cultural mosaic, and progressive and inclusive in its honoring of immigrant populations. Politically, the country is divided into 10 provinces and three territories.

Under the terms of the 1867 British North America Act, education became a provincial responsibility. This was done initially to ensure that the linguistic Francophone minority in the province of Quebec could govern its own education system. To this day there is no federal office of education, although the federal government does play a significant role in funding bilingual education (English and French) at the elementary and secondary level; in the management ...

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