Country Comparison

US and Canada

Economic

Canada and the United States are currently the world's largest trading partners. Canada provides the greatest amounts of energy to the US and uranium is also supplied for nuclear war plants.

Social

Canada's health care system is publicly funded which is mostly free at the point of use and has most services provided by public entities. The government does not collect information about a person's health, those files remain confidential to their physician.

Political

Canada is a democratic constitutional monarchy, with a Sovereign as head of State and an elected Prime Minister as head of government. Government responsibilities and functions are shared between federal, provincial, and territorial governments.