POPULATION: 33.941.000 CAPITAL CITY: Ottawa, Ontario FLAG: MAP:
Ice hockey is a sport that is played by two teams on ice. The players wear ice skates on their feet and can travel at very high speeds.
They hold hockey sticks with which they push or pass a puck on the ice.
The players score by shooting the puck into a net; the goaltenders try to stop them.
Six players on each team play at once, but a whole team has over 20 players.
Most of the best players in the world play in the National Hockey League (NHL).
A do g sled is a sled that is pulled by sled dogs and can go over ice and snow.
Dog sleds were first made by native peoples in Canada before the English and the French came, because they had no horses so they used dogs to travel.
Racing dog sleds is a popular sport in Canada.
There are two different types of skiing: downhill skiing and cross country skiing.
When you ski, your feet are on two thin wood boards.
Cross country skiing is a sport of endurance.
Vancouver has a population of over 570,000, is the largest city in British Columbia.
Native people began living in this area around 10,000-8,000 years ago. These people were part of three main groups: the Squamish, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh.
Vancouver was founded in 1886.
Captain Vancouver explored the area around Vancouver in the 1790s.
Toronto Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the Provincial capital of Ontario. As Canada's economic capital, Toronto is one of the top financial centres in the world. Toronto is one of the world's most diverse cities, as about 49% of the population are not from Canada. Toronto was ranked as the most expensive Canadian city in which to live in 2006.
Bear In Canada, you can see polar bears, black bears, and brown bears. Polar bears live on the northern ice floes and the Arctic coast. Black bears can be found almost everywhere in Canada. Brown bears are only in the west.
THE PRAIRIES The prairie is an area between the Rocky Mountains in the West and the Great Lake region in central Canada. Saskatchewan and Manitoba are recognized as Canada’s “all-prairie” provinces. In Saskatchewan, a driving route known as “Horseshoes and Dinosaurs” takes you through the Cypress Hills and to many historic sites.
Botanical Gardens Montreal One of the largest botanical gardens in the world, this park has 22,000 types of plants, flowers, and trees, as well as 200 different birds. It has greenhouses with plants from around the world.
The Vancouver Olympics Alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsledding cross-country, curling, figure skating freestyle skiing, ice hockey, luge, short track ski jumping, snowboard, and speed skating
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