Canada was a country in North America , people from here were called Canadians . Canada was one of the few countries to attempt a colonisation of the Sun , they did so successfully in the 22nd century. What the colony was called was New Canada and it is massively larger than Canada was, and became independant from Canada in 2255 AD . Canada itself was once a colony, it was once part of the huge British Empire. In 98,386,946 it broke up into some new countries which were its former provinces .