Where is it?
Northern North America, bordering the North Atlantic
Ocean on the east, North Pacific Ocean on the west,
and the Arctic Ocean on the north, north of the
conterminous United States.
The capital of Canada is
Land area: 9,093,507 sq km
Languages: English and French
Main cities: Quebec, Ontario
Monetary unit: Canadian dollar
Neighbouring countries: United States
Government: a federal parliamentary democracy and
a constitutional monarchy
Queen: Elizabeth II
Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian pop musician, actor, and
singer-songwriter. He was discovered in 2008. He was born
on March 1, 1994, in London, Ontario.
Origins and history:
Canada, which has been inhabited by natives including the First Nations and the Inuit
for about 10,000 years, was first visited by Europeans around 1000, when the Vikings
briefly had a settlement.
More permanent European visits came in the 16th and 17th century, as the French
They traded much of their lands with the British in 1763, and after the American
Revolution, many British Loyalists settled in Canada.
With the passing of the British North America Act the British government granted the
request of the French and English leaders of the colony of Canada, the status of an selfgoverning country on July 1, 1867.
More definitive independence came in 1931 with the Statute of Westminster, and in
1982 with the repatriation of Canada's constitution.
On July 7, 1969 French was made equal to English throughout the Canadian national
In the second half of the 20th century, some citizens of the French-speaking province
of Quebec have sought independence, but two referendums have been defeated, albeit
marginally in the last case (50.6% were against independence).
Toronto is the capital of Ontario. The estimate population is
2,791,140. Toronto as the fourth most populous city in North
America and the most populous Great Lakes city, surpassing
Chicago. It is located in Southern Ontario on the Northwest shore of
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of
British Columbia. It has 603,502 inhabitants, making it the
eighth largest Canadian municipality. The City of Vancouver
encompasses a land area of about 114 square kilometres.
Quebec is the capital of the Canadian province of
Quebec. The city has a population of 516,622.
- In Canada, people celebrating Thanksgiving
on the first Monday in October.
- They celebrate Guy Fawke's Night on
- July 1 is the Canada's day.
Sliced and prepared muktuk
Poutine is made with french
fries, curds and gravy.
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