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  • Canada By: Sonya Sheets
  • Geography
    • Canada has a very small population for the country’s size: 28 Million.
    • Geographical landscape consists of the Arctic circle, Mountain ranges and Industrial sea faring towns.
    • The Areas connected tot eh Pacific and Atlantic ocean rely heavily on these oceans
    • Popular country to Hunt and Fish
    • Canada contains many states within, such as: The Atlantic provinces, Ontario, Western Canada, British Colombia, Quebec and Northern Canada.
    • The North Pole was once considered to lie on the Canadian arctic circle, but now it lies closer to Siberia Russia.
    • Boreal Forests engulf most of the country
    • Ice is also more prevalent in the Northern Areas
  • People
    • Elizabeth Bruyere
    • Born March 19 1818
    • Death 1876
    • Founder of grey sisters of Ottawa, Canada
    • Also a founder of Ottawa's Schools and hospitals
    • Emily Stowe
    • Born May 1 1831
    • Died in 1903
    • First Canadian woman to study Medicine
    • Social Activist and Feminist
  • Culture
    • Canada is considered one of the few most diversely populated countries in the world
    • Smoking is quickly becoming a very looked-down-upon habit in Canadian society
    • In Canadian families, 80% of women headed over their households
    • Common sports include hockey and Curling
    • English and French are the most preferred languages in Canada
    • “ The five most widely-spoken non-official languages are Chinese (the home language of 2.6% of Canadians), Punjabi (0.8%), Spanish (0.7%), Italian (0.6%), and Arabic (0.5%).”
    • “ In Quebec, if you give wine, Make sure it is the most expensive you can afford”
    • “ Do not give white lilies as these are used for funerals”
    • Immigration to Canada is generally easy if accompanied with an ID and vista.
    • Ontario is identified as the region of major business, whereas The Northern area is more considered a pioneering spirit among the people whom live there.
  • Sources
    • http://www.kidport.com/reflib/worldgeography/Canada/Canada.htm#KeyFacts
    • http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/canada.html
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_Canada