Canada
 By: Holly Graham




Take a tour of Canada
Where Do You Want to Go?
                                    Economy
   geography        People 2
                        ...
Geography
• Total area: 3,855,105 square miles or
  9,984,670 kilometers
• Toronto is the largest city in Canada,
  stretc...
Geography 2

•Canada is in northern North America
•Canada borders the North Atlantic
Ocean on the east
•It borders the nor...
Geography 3
• Canada is made up of mostly plains
with mountains in the west and
lowlands in southeast
• Canada occupies 41...
Geography 4
• Canada has ten provinces and two
  territories
• Much of Canada is still wilderness and is
  covered in a va...
Geography 5
• Canada’s lowest point is the Atlantic
Ocean
• The longest river is The Mackenzie
River, stretching 4,241 m
•...
People
•   The main languages are French and English.
•   The population is 33,487,208 people
•   Canada is a very multicu...
People 2
•Most people live in the southern part
of Canada
•More than 9 million Canadians speak
French
•About 77% of Canadi...
Religion

• 43% of the population is Roman
Catholic
• Though in the United States
Christianity is a major religion, it is ...
Fun Facts
• Canada’s national sports are Hockey and
  Lacrosse
• John Cabot was the first explorer to
  reach Canada in 14...
Fun Facts 2
• Canada’s Groundhog Wiarton Willie is an
  albino groundhog from Wiarton, Ontario
• There haven’t been mail d...
Fun Facts 3
• Canada was confederated in 1867
• Canada’s national tree is the sugar maple
• A sugar maple leaf is shown on...
Fun Facts 4
• The oldest person in Canada was Marie-
  Louise Meilleur. She was born in
  Kamouraska, Quebec on August 29,...
Economy

• Canada exports motor vehicles
and parts
• They also export wood pulp,
plastics, fertilizer, timber, crude
oils,...
Pictures   RETURN
Pictures 2   RETURN
Food
• The national foods in Canada are
  Poutine, Pancakes with maple syrup,
  Beaver tail (pastry), butter tarts,
  Nana...
Food 2
• Thought there are many national dishes
  in Canada, there are only three main
  dishes, and some of which aren’t ...
Food 3
• Maple syrup is a very large topping in
  Canada, and many families enjoy visiting
  a “sugar shack” in winter to ...
Natural Disasters
• though they do not occur often,
when a landslide occurs they are very
dangerous
•Earthquakes are very ...
History

• The first people to reach Canada were
  the Arborgarians
• Canada became a self-governing
  dominion in 1867, w...
Flag

• The Canadian flag has two bands of red
  and one of white
• An eleven pointed maple leaf is centered
  on the one ...
Religions 2
•   protestant 23.3%
•   Anglican 6.8%
•   Baptist 2.6%
•   Roman Catholic 42.6%
•   Other Christian 2.2%
•   ...
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  1. 1. Canada By: Holly Graham Take a tour of Canada
  2. 2. Where Do You Want to Go? Economy geography People 2 Pictures Geography 2 religion Pictures 2 Geography 3 Food Fun Facts Geography 4 Food 2 Fun Facts 2 Food 3 Geography 5 History Fun Facts 3 people Flag Fun Facts 4 Natural disasters Religion 2
  3. 3. Geography • Total area: 3,855,105 square miles or 9,984,670 kilometers • Toronto is the largest city in Canada, stretching 5,203,600 • The capital of Canada is Ottawa • Canada is the second largest country in the world Return
  4. 4. Geography 2 •Canada is in northern North America •Canada borders the North Atlantic Ocean on the east •It borders the north Pacific “Ocean on the west • It also borders the Arctic Ocean on the north Return
  5. 5. Geography 3 • Canada is made up of mostly plains with mountains in the west and lowlands in southeast • Canada occupies 41% of North America Return
  6. 6. Geography 4 • Canada has ten provinces and two territories • Much of Canada is still wilderness and is covered in a vast amount of forests • The highest point in Canada is mount Logan 5,959 m Return
  7. 7. Geography 5 • Canada’s lowest point is the Atlantic Ocean • The longest river is The Mackenzie River, stretching 4,241 m •Canada has the world’s largest coastline return
  8. 8. People • The main languages are French and English. • The population is 33,487,208 people • Canada is a very multicultural country • The Prime minister is Stephen Harper • The sovereign is Queen Elizabeth • Oscar winning actor Jim Carrey was born and raised in Canada Return
  9. 9. People 2 •Most people live in the southern part of Canada •More than 9 million Canadians speak French •About 77% of Canadians live in cities or towns Return
  10. 10. Religion • 43% of the population is Roman Catholic • Though in the United States Christianity is a major religion, it is not very big in Canada Return
  11. 11. Fun Facts • Canada’s national sports are Hockey and Lacrosse • John Cabot was the first explorer to reach Canada in 1497 • Canadians consume more macaroni and cheese than any other nation on Earth return
  12. 12. Fun Facts 2 • Canada’s Groundhog Wiarton Willie is an albino groundhog from Wiarton, Ontario • There haven’t been mail deliveries on Saturdays in Canada for 35 years • Canada’s national icon is the beaver return
  13. 13. Fun Facts 3 • Canada was confederated in 1867 • Canada’s national tree is the sugar maple • A sugar maple leaf is shown on Canada’s flag • Canada’s motto is “from sea to sea” return
  14. 14. Fun Facts 4 • The oldest person in Canada was Marie- Louise Meilleur. She was born in Kamouraska, Quebec on August 29,1880 and died on April 17, 1997 at the age of 117. RETURN
  15. 15. Economy • Canada exports motor vehicles and parts • They also export wood pulp, plastics, fertilizer, timber, crude oils, chemicals, telecommunication devices, aircrafts, and natural gas Return
  16. 16. Pictures RETURN
  17. 17. Pictures 2 RETURN
  18. 18. Food • The national foods in Canada are Poutine, Pancakes with maple syrup, Beaver tail (pastry), butter tarts, Nanaimo bars, salt cod, and pemmican. return
  19. 19. Food 2 • Thought there are many national dishes in Canada, there are only three main dishes, and some of which aren’t even national foods • Sauteed Fiddleheads are are called fiddleheads because they look like the coiled end of a violin, or a fiddle RETURN
  20. 20. Food 3 • Maple syrup is a very large topping in Canada, and many families enjoy visiting a “sugar shack” in winter to watch the syrup being boiled in to maple syrup • It takes 5 buckets of sap to make one gallon of maple syrup RETURN
  21. 21. Natural Disasters • though they do not occur often, when a landslide occurs they are very dangerous •Earthquakes are very uncommon is Canada •Canda is very cold in some places and has blizzards RETURN
  22. 22. History • The first people to reach Canada were the Arborgarians • Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867, while still retaining the British ties it had for many years. RETURN
  23. 23. Flag • The Canadian flag has two bands of red and one of white • An eleven pointed maple leaf is centered on the one white square • The flag is red and white because red and white are Canada’s national colors RETURN
  24. 24. Religions 2 • protestant 23.3% • Anglican 6.8% • Baptist 2.6% • Roman Catholic 42.6% • Other Christian 2.2% • None 16% RETURN

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