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  • CanadaBy:Ryan Damren
  • Sports Hockey Box lacrosse Baseball Basketball Canadian football Soccer Curling
  • Provinces and TerritoriesAlbertaBritish ColumbiaNew BrunswickManitobaNorthwest TerritoriesNunavutNova ScotiaNewfoundland and LabradorOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecYukon
  • Points of Interest Hockey Hall of Fame-Toronto, Ontario Niagra Falls-Toronto, Ontario Whistler Mountain-British Columbia BANFF Mountain-British Columbia
  • Ice Hockey Began at Mcgill University in 1875-Montreal Canada’s most popular sport Began in 19th Century Since 1924, been played in the Winter Olympics Women’s added to Olympics in 1998
  • Box Lacrosse Originated in Canada Indoor lacrosse played in hockey rink Contrast to field lacrosse Six players Has own leagues: National Lacrosse League (NLL), Canadian Lacrosse Association, Major Series Lacrosse 6
  • Baseball Originated in North America 19th Century America Major League Baseball (MLB) National League American League 7
  • Basketball Originated Springfield, Massachusetts 1819 Indoor or outdoor Brought to Olympics 1936 Equipment: Basketball Own league: National Basketball Association (NBA) 8
  • Canadian Football Played exclusively in Canada Called gridiron football Played with 12 players per team not 11 Played with 3 downs per possesion not 4 Play for the Vanier Cup 9
  • Soccer Worlds most popular sport Originated at Cambridge University FIFA World Cup played every 4 years Evolved from rugby Cambridge rules written at Trinity College, Cambridge 10
  • Curling Originated in Scotland in February 1541 Two teams with 4 players slide heavy granite stones or “rocks” across a sheet of ice Each team has 8 stones Use brooms to slide the stones across the ice Nickname of :Chess on Ice 11
  • Canadian War Memorial Museum Most famous museum located in Newfoundland Wars recognized: Colonial Period-WW1 WW1-WW2 Korean War-Present WW1 WW2-Present 12
  • Hockey Hall of Fame Located in Toronto, Ontario Museum and Hall of Fame Holds exhibits of players, trophies and teams Originally in Kingston, Ontario 1943 In 1943 under ownership of James T. Sutherland 13
  • Famous Athletes Wayne Gretzky Gordie Howe Robert “Bobby” Orr Maurice Richard Mario Lemiuex 14
  • Famous Actors Dan Aykroyd Jim Carrey Michael Cera Hayden Christensen Michael J. Fox 15
  • Famous Actresses Christina Cox Cynthia Dale Shirley Douglas Robin Duke Erica Durance 16
  • Modes of Transportation Airplane Car Trucking Cars Train Subway Bus 17
  • Sidney Crosby Born August 7, 1987 Cole Harbor, Nova Scotia 5’ 11”, 200 lbs. Position: Center Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL Team) 1st Overall in 2005 draft 18
  • Mario Lemiuex Born October 5, 1965 Montreal Quebec 6’ 4”, 235 lbs Position: Center Played for Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL team) 1st Overall in 1984 draft Playing Career: 1984-2006 Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1997 19
  • Bibliography http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hockey http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Box_lacrosse http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baseball http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basketball http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_football http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soccer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curling http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_war_memorials http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hockey_Hall_of_Fame http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Canadian_actors http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_crosby http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_Lemieux