what year did canada become a country?

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With the coming into force of the British North America Act 1867 (enacted by the British Parliament) Canada became a federated country in its own right. 127 128 129 (According to J. McCullough use of the phrase Dominion of Canada ... was gradually phased out during the late 1940s 50s and early 60s with the growth of post-colonial Canadian nationalism.) 130