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Introduction to canada

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  1. 1. Capital: Ottawa Largest city: Toronto Athem: “O Canada” Area: 9,984,670 km2 (2nd after Russia) Population: 34,319,000 (36th) Flag: The National Flag of Canada, also known as the Maple Leaf .
  2. 2. Native Americans lived in Canada for thousands of years. In the early 1600s, colonists from Britain and France began to settle in eastern Canada, along the St. Lawrence River. Canada proved to be an excellent spot for trapping and trading of furs. In the 1800s, settlers began to push west. Most of the native Americans were displaced by the Europeans.
  4. 4. CURRENCY
  5. 5. Hockey Olympics 2010
  6. 6. The Canada’s holidays: Boxing Day Canada Day Coptic New Year Icelandic Festival Polar Bear Swim Day Thanks Giving Remembrance Day Victoria Day Canada Day Canada's National Birthday
  7. 7. Canada has more than 7100 species of plants and animals. Some of these animals are Horse, Beaver, Deer, Bison, Rabbits, Wolverine, Squirrels, Porcupines, Mountain Lion, Fox, Wolf. Beaver Horse Bear
  8. 8. CUISINE Maple syrup Topping for Pancakes and Waffles Poutine French fries in gravy and cheese Originated in Quebec
  9. 9. Salmon- Pacific Salmon Macaroni and Cheese
  10. 10. Canada's coastline is the longest in the world (244,000 km) and it is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west, Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Arctic ocean to the south The CN Tower was built by the Canadian National Railway and stands 181 stories high (553.33 meters tall)
  11. 11. Roger Centre Capacity- 60,000 World’s first fully Retractable Roof The Baseball glove was invented in Canada in 1883
  12. 12. Trans-Canada Highway Longest highway in the World (8,030 km) Joins 10 provinces
  13. 13. Edmonton has the second greatest temperature variation in the world +40º C-40º C
  14. 14. SOME MORE FACTS Built a UFO Landing Pad in St. Paul, Alta Canada’s only desert in British Columbia is only 15 miles long The Hotel de Glace in Quebec is built every year as it melts in the summers
  15. 15. Founded- 1984 Founder- Mike Lazaridis First BlackBerry device, the 850, was introduced in 1999 as a two-way pager Founded- 1857 Founder- John Phillip Wiser
  16. 16. Founded- 1981 Founder- Jack Coughlan Founded- 1985 Founder- Michael Cowpland
  17. 17. Alexander Graham Bell (Invented the Telephone) James Cameron (Director of “Avtar" & "Titanic") Jim Carrey (Actor) Justin Bieber (Singer) Adam Joseph Copeland (Wrestler)
  18. 18. West Edmonton Mall 800 stores and services 100 eating establishments World's largest shopping center
  19. 19. Niagara Falls
  20. 20. CN Tower
  21. 21. Calgary
  22. 22. Whistler
  23. 23. Quebec City
  24. 24. Montreal
  25. 25. Vancouver
  26. 26. Toronto Zoo
  27. 27. Art Gallery of Ontario
  28. 28. Hockey Hall of Fame