What Is Canada?What Is Canada?
Who are Canadians?Who are Canadians?
Why are we special?Why are we special?
What Is Canada?What Is Canada?
 Canada is a country occupying most of northernCanada is a country occupying most of north...
What IsWhat Is
Canada?Canada?
 Canada is the second largest country in theCanada is the second largest country in the
WOR...
What IsWhat Is
Canada?Canada?
 Population less than 1000Population less than 1000
 Population greater thanPopulation gre...
What IsWhat Is
Canada?Canada?
 Canada is known for our highCanada is known for our high
diversity and ethnicities, thediv...
What IsWhat Is
Canada?Canada?
 Canada has Three TerritoriesCanada has Three Territories
-Yukon (Whitehorse)-Yukon (Whiteh...
What Does it mean to be Canadian?What Does it mean to be Canadian?
 Being a Canadian means being part of a greatBeing a C...
What Makes CanadiansWhat Makes Canadians
And Canada SpecialAnd Canada Special
 We haveWe have TWOTWO languages, French an...
What Makes CanadiansWhat Makes Canadians
And Canada SpecialAnd Canada Special
 The National emblem is the maple leaf and ...
What Make’s CanadiansWhat Make’s Canadians
And Canada SpecialAnd Canada Special
 Multiculturalism was officially recogniz...
 Our flagOur flag
 Our sport: HockeyOur sport: Hockey
 Our Animal: beaverOur Animal: beaver
 Our geography (its vastne...
What Makes CanadiansWhat Makes Canadians
And Canada SpecialAnd Canada Special
 In Canada $1 and $2 areIn Canada $1 and $2...
CanadianCanadian
FoodFood
 - Timbits  - Timbits  
- Quebec yellow pea soup- Quebec yellow pea soup
- Montreal smoked meat...
Canadian FactsCanadian Facts
 Lake Ontario is the size of Switzerland.Lake Ontario is the size of Switzerland.
 Canada h...
James Naismith
Canadian FactsCanadian Facts
 The name "Canada" is came from the Huron-The name "Canada" is came from the Huron-
Iroquois...
Canadian FactsCanadian Facts
 With 2 Million lakes, Canada has the largestWith 2 Million lakes, Canada has the largest
am...
Canadian FactsCanadian Facts
 It is illegal to practice voodoo in Canada.It is illegal to practice voodoo in Canada.
 40...
Canadian FactsCanadian Facts
 Yonge Street in Toronto is the longest street in theYonge Street in Toronto is the longest ...
What Is Canada?What Is Canada?
Who are Canadians?Who are Canadians?
Why are we special?Why are we special?
 To Sum it all...
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  1. 1. What Is Canada?What Is Canada? Who are Canadians?Who are Canadians? Why are we special?Why are we special?
  2. 2. What Is Canada?What Is Canada?  Canada is a country occupying most of northernCanada is a country occupying most of northern North America, extending from the AtlanticNorth America, extending from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in theOcean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west and northward into the Arctic Oceanwest and northward into the Arctic Ocean  The French were the first Europeans to settle inThe French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada.mainland Canada. the border between the United States and Canadathe border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the worldis the longest unguarded border in the world
  3. 3. What IsWhat Is Canada?Canada?  Canada is the second largest country in theCanada is the second largest country in the WORLD!WORLD!  We officially became a country in 1982.We officially became a country in 1982.  Our Land mass 9,970,610 km2Our Land mass 9,970,610 km2  That’s 7 percent, of the earth's surface.That’s 7 percent, of the earth's surface.  Our populationOur population 33,311,40033,311,400 as of 2008.as of 2008.  We have one of theWe have one of the lowestlowest populationpopulation in thein the world.world. (it’s the 4(it’s the 4thth ))  In 2001, most of Canada's population livedIn 2001, most of Canada's population lived within 200 kilometers of the United States.within 200 kilometers of the United States. *United States has about 273,695,150*United States has about 273,695,150 moremore people then we do.people then we do.
  4. 4. What IsWhat Is Canada?Canada?  Population less than 1000Population less than 1000  Population greater thanPopulation greater than 10001000
  5. 5. What IsWhat Is Canada?Canada?  Canada is known for our highCanada is known for our high diversity and ethnicities, thediversity and ethnicities, the RCMP , Hockey, Saying “eh”,RCMP , Hockey, Saying “eh”, Maple syrup, CN Tower, aMaple syrup, CN Tower, a part of the Niagara Fallspart of the Niagara Falls
  6. 6. What IsWhat Is Canada?Canada?  Canada has Three TerritoriesCanada has Three Territories -Yukon (Whitehorse)-Yukon (Whitehorse) -Nunavut (Iqualuit)-Nunavut (Iqualuit) -Northwest Territories (Yellowknife),-Northwest Territories (Yellowknife),  We also have 10 provincesWe also have 10 provinces -Alberta (Edmonton),-Alberta (Edmonton), -British Columbia (Victoria),-British Columbia (Victoria), -Manitoba (Winnipeg),-Manitoba (Winnipeg), -New Brunswick (Fredericton) [to list a few]-New Brunswick (Fredericton) [to list a few]
  7. 7. What Does it mean to be Canadian?What Does it mean to be Canadian?  Being a Canadian means being part of a greatBeing a Canadian means being part of a great country, great people where everybody has thecountry, great people where everybody has the same right regardless of their culture, religion,same right regardless of their culture, religion, or belief. It's mean being part of great andor belief. It's mean being part of great and healthier environment. Being Canadian meanshealthier environment. Being Canadian means being part of multicultural society wherebeing part of multicultural society where diversity is valued.diversity is valued.
  8. 8. What Makes CanadiansWhat Makes Canadians And Canada SpecialAnd Canada Special  We haveWe have TWOTWO languages, French and Englishlanguages, French and English  6,502,865 Canadians speak French as their first6,502,865 Canadians speak French as their first language.language.  We have many forest and it covers almost half ofWe have many forest and it covers almost half of Canada, beingCanada, being one-tenthone-tenth of the world's forestsof the world's forests population.population.  Canada is a member of many internationalCanada is a member of many international organizations including NATO, OSCE, OAS andorganizations including NATO, OSCE, OAS and APECAPEC
  9. 9. What Makes CanadiansWhat Makes Canadians And Canada SpecialAnd Canada Special  The National emblem is the maple leaf and hasThe National emblem is the maple leaf and has been associated with Canada since the 1700'sbeen associated with Canada since the 1700's  The National Anthem for Canada is "OThe National Anthem for Canada is "O Canada" - proclaimed on July 1st 1980Canada" - proclaimed on July 1st 1980 *Before Canadians sang God Save the Queen*Before Canadians sang God Save the Queen Or KingOr King
  10. 10. What Make’s CanadiansWhat Make’s Canadians And Canada SpecialAnd Canada Special  Multiculturalism was officially recognized inMulticulturalism was officially recognized in 1988 with the Multiculturalism Act1988 with the Multiculturalism Act  Freedom of Religion/ belief :Freedom of Religion/ belief : Majority of Canadians are Christians 54.2 percentMajority of Canadians are Christians 54.2 percent of Canadians are Roman Catholic, other religionsof Canadians are Roman Catholic, other religions in Canada include: Protestantism, Judaism,in Canada include: Protestantism, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and many more.Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and many more.
  11. 11.  Our flagOur flag  Our sport: HockeyOur sport: Hockey  Our Animal: beaverOur Animal: beaver  Our geography (its vastness) & climateOur geography (its vastness) & climate  Our linguistic diversityOur linguistic diversity  Our ethnic diversity (more than 32 ethnicities)Our ethnic diversity (more than 32 ethnicities)  Our InventionsOur Inventions  Our high diversityOur high diversity  Our FoodOur Food  Our GovernmentOur Government
  12. 12. What Makes CanadiansWhat Makes Canadians And Canada SpecialAnd Canada Special  In Canada $1 and $2 areIn Canada $1 and $2 are represented by coins.represented by coins. Nicknamed the "loonie"Nicknamed the "loonie" (because there is a loon on it) and(because there is a loon on it) and the Tooniethe Toonie ( for no particular reason)( for no particular reason) Also our money is very colorful!Also our money is very colorful!
  13. 13. CanadianCanadian FoodFood  - Timbits  - Timbits   - Quebec yellow pea soup- Quebec yellow pea soup - Montreal smoked meat and real- Montreal smoked meat and real Montreal bagelsMontreal bagels - Maple syrup (maple syrup pie)- Maple syrup (maple syrup pie) - Nanaimo bars (we made 'em- Nanaimo bars (we made 'em first)first) - Crispy Crunch bars- Crispy Crunch bars - Smarties- Smarties - McIntosh toffee bars- McIntosh toffee bars - Red Rose tea- Red Rose tea - Poutine- Poutine
  14. 14. Canadian FactsCanadian Facts  Lake Ontario is the size of Switzerland.Lake Ontario is the size of Switzerland.  Canada has six time zones.Canada has six time zones.  The baseball glove was invented in Canada inThe baseball glove was invented in Canada in 1883.1883.  Other inventions include:Other inventions include: Basketball, the electric light bulb, the electronBasketball, the electric light bulb, the electron microscope, standard time, the television, themicroscope, standard time, the television, the telephone, and the zipper.telephone, and the zipper.
  15. 15. James Naismith
  16. 16. Canadian FactsCanadian Facts  The name "Canada" is came from the Huron-The name "Canada" is came from the Huron- Iroquois language and means home or village.Iroquois language and means home or village. * Kanada* Kanada  The letter "Z" comes from the Greek letter zetaThe letter "Z" comes from the Greek letter zeta and should be pronounced "zed" not "zee"and should be pronounced "zed" not "zee" (Americans pronounce it "zee" to make the(Americans pronounce it "zee" to make the alphabet song rhyme).alphabet song rhyme).  The word Canuck came about in 1850, as a termThe word Canuck came about in 1850, as a term for French-Canadians.for French-Canadians.
  17. 17. Canadian FactsCanadian Facts  With 2 Million lakes, Canada has the largestWith 2 Million lakes, Canada has the largest amount of freshwater in the world.amount of freshwater in the world.  89% of Canada is not habitable, because the89% of Canada is not habitable, because the climate is too extreme...climate is too extreme...  Ottawa is the second coldest capital in theOttawa is the second coldest capital in the world (the first is Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia).world (the first is Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia).
  18. 18. Canadian FactsCanadian Facts  It is illegal to practice voodoo in Canada.It is illegal to practice voodoo in Canada.  40% of the world's newspapers are printed on40% of the world's newspapers are printed on Canadian paperCanadian paper  Canada is the 2nd largest supplier of potatoesCanada is the 2nd largest supplier of potatoes in the world.in the world.  Canada does not own the North Pole.Canada does not own the North Pole. *In fact, the North Pole is not owned by any*In fact, the North Pole is not owned by any country.country.
  19. 19. Canadian FactsCanadian Facts  Yonge Street in Toronto is the longest street in theYonge Street in Toronto is the longest street in the World.World.  The Confederation Bridge between PrinceThe Confederation Bridge between Prince Edward Island and the mainland is the longest inEdward Island and the mainland is the longest in the world.the world.  The Trans-Canada Highway is the longestThe Trans-Canada Highway is the longest national highway in the worldnational highway in the world  The world's smallest jail is in Ontario, Canada.The world's smallest jail is in Ontario, Canada.
  20. 20. What Is Canada?What Is Canada? Who are Canadians?Who are Canadians? Why are we special?Why are we special?  To Sum it all up Canada, Is this large beautifulTo Sum it all up Canada, Is this large beautiful country many of us call home, some of usecountry many of us call home, some of use being originally from different countries andbeing originally from different countries and spoke different languages. We’re differentspoke different languages. We’re different from other countries because of the things wefrom other countries because of the things we accomplished, our rights, government, vastaccomplished, our rights, government, vast cultures, and the many things we’re proud of.cultures, and the many things we’re proud of.

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