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  • 1. Canada
  • 2.
    • The word Canada comes from an indian word ‘kanata’
    • which means village or s ettlement
  • 3. Canadian National Symbols
    • Flag
    • Emblem
    • Anthem
    • A maple leaf
    • A beaver
    • The Centennial Flame
  • 4. Flag
  • 5. Emblem
  • 6. Anthem The national anthem O Canada was composed in 1880 by Calixa Lawallee to the lyrics by Adolphe-Basile Routhier. The anthem was first written in French and translated into English by Robert Stanley Weira in 1908. On 1st July 1980 O Canada became the national anthem of the country.
  • 7. A maple leaf
  • 8. A beaver
  • 9. The Centennial Flame
    • The Centennial Flame is located on the walkway leading to the Centre Block of Parliament.  It was first lit on January 1, 1967 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Confederation.
  • 10. Sovereign: Queen Elizabeth II (1952) Governor-General: Michaëlle Jean (2005) Prime Minister: Stephen Harper (2006) Canada is f ormally considered a constitutional Monarchy . It is governed by its own House of Commons . T he governor-general is officially the representative of Queen Elizabeth II . I n reality the governor-general acts only on the advice of the Canadian prime minister.
  • 11. History
    • The first inhabitants of Canada were native
    • Indian peoples, primarily the Inuit (Eskimo)
    • The Norse explorer Leif Eriksson probably reached
    • the shores of Canada (Labrador or Nova Scotia)
    • in 1000
    • T he history of the white man in the country actually
    • began in 1497 when John Cabot, an Italian
    • in the service of Henry VII of England,
    • reached Newfoundland or Nova Scotia.
  • 12.
    • Canada was taken for France in 1534 by Jacques
    • Cartier.
    • Because of the valuable fisheries and fur trade,
    • a conflict developed between the French and English
    • During the Seven Years' War
    • (1756–1763) England extended its conquest .
    • The Treaty of Paris in 1763 gave England control.
  • 13.
        • In 1849, the right of Canada to self-government
        • was recognized.
    By the British North America Act of 1867, the dominion of Canada was created through the confederation of Upper and Lower Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick.
      • Canada became an official country on July 1st 1867
  • 14. Facts about Canada
    • Canada is the 2nd largest country.
    • It has the population of approximately 33 million people.
    • Canada is the only country in the world that borders 3 oceans.
  • 15.  
  • 16. Capital : Ottawa, Ontario, 1,142,700 mln people