Canadians What  really  defines them? By Daniel and Caleb
Brrrrr….Cold! <ul><li>Canada is the land of the ice and snow </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to be a true Canadian, it’s man...
Average Temperatures in January (Without Wind chill) <ul><li>Winnipeg: -22.8 °C </li></ul><ul><li>Regina: -21.6°C </li></u...
Record Cold Temperatures (Without Wind Chill) <ul><li>Winnipeg -47.8 °C </li></ul><ul><li>Regina -47.2°C </li></ul><ul><li...
Settlers <ul><li>The long, cold winters made it extremely difficult for many settlers to settle in Canada </li></ul><ul><l...
Public Recognition <ul><li>Canada’s coldness is a well-known fact </li></ul><ul><li>In  The Santa Claus 3 , Santa disguise...
How cold is it really? <ul><li>50 Fahrenheit (10 C) New Yorkers try to turn on the heat. Canadians plant gardens. 40 Fahre...
How Cold is it really? <ul><li>-60 Fahrenheit (-51 C) Mt. St. Helen's freezes. Canadian Girl Guides sell cookies door-to-d...
A Matter of Life or Death <ul><li>Falling through the ice of a Canadian Lake can be a serious problem </li></ul><ul><li>Wa...
If you can’t handle the cold… DON'T MOVE TO CANADA!
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Cold Canadians

  1. 1. Canadians What really defines them? By Daniel and Caleb
  2. 2. Brrrrr….Cold! <ul><li>Canada is the land of the ice and snow </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to be a true Canadian, it’s mandatory that you are able to tolerate the utmost cold and bitter temperatures </li></ul><ul><li>Up to -50 °C! (-58°F) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Average Temperatures in January (Without Wind chill) <ul><li>Winnipeg: -22.8 °C </li></ul><ul><li>Regina: -21.6°C </li></ul><ul><li>Edmonton: -19.1°C </li></ul><ul><li>Quebec City: -17.6°C </li></ul><ul><li>Add about 10°C for the wind chill, and you’ve got a pure Canadian January </li></ul>
  4. 4. Record Cold Temperatures (Without Wind Chill) <ul><li>Winnipeg -47.8 °C </li></ul><ul><li>Regina -47.2°C </li></ul><ul><li>Edmonton -40.6°C </li></ul><ul><li>Quebec City -36°C </li></ul>
  5. 5. Settlers <ul><li>The long, cold winters made it extremely difficult for many settlers to settle in Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Many died of scurvy, starvation, or frostbite </li></ul><ul><li>Passage was near impossible, as the Arctic Ocean would freeze, barring access to the pacific Ocean </li></ul>
  6. 6. Public Recognition <ul><li>Canada’s coldness is a well-known fact </li></ul><ul><li>In The Santa Claus 3 , Santa disguises the North Pole itself as what outsiders would assume Canada looks like </li></ul><ul><li>Canada is often used in many “cold” jokes, such as this one: </li></ul>
  7. 7. How cold is it really? <ul><li>50 Fahrenheit (10 C) New Yorkers try to turn on the heat. Canadians plant gardens. 40 Fahrenheit (4.4 C) Californians shiver uncontrollably Canadians Sunbathe. 35 Fahrenheit (1.6 C) Italian Cars won't start Canadians drive with the windows down </li></ul>32 Fahrenheit (0 C) Distilled water freezes Canadian water gets thicker. 0 Fahrenheit (-17.9 C) New York City landlords finally turn on the heat. Canadians have the last cookout of the season. -40 Fahrenheit (-40 C) Hollywood disintegrates. Canadians rent some videos.
  8. 8. How Cold is it really? <ul><li>-60 Fahrenheit (-51 C) Mt. St. Helen's freezes. Canadian Girl Guides sell cookies door-to-door. -100 Fahrenheit (-73 C) Santa Claus abandons the North Pole Canadians pull down their earflaps. -173 Fahrenheit (-114 C) Ethyl alcohol freezes. Canadians get frustrated when they can't thaw the keg. </li></ul><ul><li>-459.4 Fahrenheit (-273 C) Absolute zero; all atomic motion stops. Canadians start saying &quot;cold, eh? &quot; -500 Fahrenheit (-295 C) Hell freezes over. The Leafs win the Stanley Cup </li></ul>
  9. 9. A Matter of Life or Death <ul><li>Falling through the ice of a Canadian Lake can be a serious problem </li></ul><ul><li>Water temperatures can fall below -17 °C </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Popsicle (right), from the University of Manitoba, has been dedicated to studying the effects and solutions for falling in ice-cold water </li></ul>
  10. 10. If you can’t handle the cold… DON'T MOVE TO CANADA!

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