The act in which Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario became the Dominion of Canada in 1867.
The short-hand term meaning union with the Dominion of Canada, a confederation of nine provinces. Confederation with Canada was debated in the National Convention, and was one of the options on the two referendum ballots in 1948.
the name given to the federation of Ontario, Québec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick when Canada was created in 1867. Six other provinces and three territories have since joined Confederation.
a federal state in which the provinces have significantly more power than the federal government
The union in 1867 of the British colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the United Province of Canada (Canada split into the provinces of Ontario and Quebec when they entered Confederation. The original constitution was an Act of the British parliament, the British North America Act. Only in 1982 did Canada reclaim power to amend its constitution without requesting an amendment from the British parliament. Quebec, however, did not agree to the 1982 constitution.
a union of political organizations
a structure that connects and interlink politically and economically every community of the archipelago, and where the functions are administrative and coordinative
a union of independent and sovereign states bound together by a pact or a treaty for the observance of certain conditions dependent upon the unanimous consent of the contracting parties, who are free to withdraw from the union
a union of States (autonomous from each other)
The union of the British North American colonies of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Canada (now known as Quebec and Ontario). Other provinces were later added to this union, Alberta joining in 1905.
A form of political organization in which the sovereign states combine for specified purposes such as defense. The U.S. was a confederation from 1776 to 1788.
The coming together of the colonies in British North America. Three colonies were made into four provinces. These were Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. They became the Dominion of Canada on July 1, 1867. The other provinces and territories joined later.
The forming of a nation by the union of different colonies or provinces. A confederation is united by a common government or a common set of laws. The responsibilities of governing are split between the national, or federal, level and the provincial level. There is also a municipal level of government. The colonies or provinces also give up some of their powers and responsibilities to the national government. In Canada, four provinces originally united into a confederation in 1867 - Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Ontario.
The union of British North American colonies initiated in 1867 by New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Canada West (Ontario) and Canada East (Quebec), and advanced through to the membership of Newfoundland in 1949. Modified as recently as 1999 with the creation of the territory of Nunavut.
In Newfoundland, refers to the union of Newfoundland and Labrador with Canada. Also refers to 1949, the year this union took place.
In BGP, a group of systems that appears to external autonomous systems as a single autonomous system.
A confederation is an association of sovereign states or communities, usually created by treaty but often later adopting a common constitution. Confederations tend to be established for dealing with critical issues, such as defense, foreign affairs, foreign trade, and a common currency, with the central government being required to provide support for all members. A confederation, in modern political terms, is usually limited to a permanent union of sovereign states for common action in relation to other statesOxford English Dictionary.