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The British colonized Canada in an attempt to rid North America of the French. There were many benefits gained after Britain colonized Canada such as increased fur trade, higher American loyalist settlement, and others.

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Britain gained control of all explored territory in Canada in 1763 after the Seven Years' War. It later became a self-governing colony of Britain in 1867.

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Because the government had been set up by the British. The British also wanted the land and resources in Canada, and most of the people in Canada were of English descent.

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The British empire invaded Canada so as to make it part of its empire. Canada did not want this and they stayed under the British rule up to 1817.

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