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    • Canada A MARI USQUE AD MARE FROM SEA TO SEA
    • Sports
      • Hockey
      • Box Lacrosse
      • Basketball
      • Soccer
      • Snow Shoeing
      • Snowmobiling
      • Basketball was invented by a Canadian
    • Provinces
      • Alberta
      • British Columbia
      • New Brunswick
      • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • Nova Scotia
      • Northwest Territories
      • Nanavut
      • Ontario
      • Prince Edward Island
      • Quebec
      • Saskatchewan
      • Yukon
    • Points Of Interest
      • Whistler Mountain
      • CNN Tower
      • Hockey Hall Of Fame
      • Niagara Falls
    • Government
      • Has Democracy
      • Is a parliamentary government
      • Legislative called House of Commons
      • Canada is federal country. Each of its provinces and territories has its own capital city and government.
    • Religion
      • 77% Christianity
      • 16% No Religion
      • 3% Islam
      • 1% Judaism
      • 3% Others
    • Famous People
      • Bobby Orr
      • Maurice Richard
      • Grodie Howe
      • Bobby Hull
      • Mario Lemieux
    • Population and Area
      • Canada has about 33,487,208 people
      • It has 3,855,100 square miles
      • That’s 8.3 people per square mile
      • About 75% live within 100 miles of the U.S Canada border
    • Employment and Economy
      • Canada has an unemployment rate of 8.3%
      • Poverty rate of 10.8%
      • Many are employed in the service industry
      • Logging, agriculture, petroleum are also important jobs
    • Natural Resources
      • Canada is the world’s leader in production of gold, silver, copper, uranium, nickel, oil and many more
      • It has 20-30% of the world’s uranium
      • Canada sells the most oil to the U.S. including Saudi Arabia
    • History/ Founders
      • Founding can be traced to three conferences held between 1864 and 1866
      • “ Fathers of the Confederation” laid the groundwork for Canada to be formed
      • Before 1864 it was a loose group of 10 British colonies
    • Military
      • In 1968 the army, navy and air force were combined and called the Canadian Armed Forces
      • All recruits go through the same training and then it is decided which branch they are best suited
      • Canada has troops in Afghanistan
    • Quebec Province
      • French is the language of Quebec
      • 24% of the Canadian population live in Quebec
      • Quebec has tried twice to secede from Canada, in 1990 and 1995
      • Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional to secede in 1997
    • Energy
      • Canada’s many rivers are used to produce hydroelectric power
      • It has one/sixth of the world’s hydroelectric plants
      • It exports some of its electricity to the U.S.
    • Bibliography
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