Canada is a country in the northern part of North America with ten provinces and three territories.
Canada is a federal parliamentary democracy as well as a constitutional monarchy: Queen Elizabeth is the head of state. The country is also bilingual - English and French - at the federal level. The name Canada originates from the Saint Lawrence Iroquoian word for village, 'kanata.'
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Canadian medics like Jeff Turnbull are pioneering a unique program to help the country's most vulnerable alcoholics, particularly those who are homeless. It aims to boost their quality of life by serving them medically administered alcohol. The results are pointing to positive benefits not just for the alcoholics, but for their communities.