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What is the capital of Canada? a. Quebec b. Ottawa c. Toronto Which city is the largest? a. Toronto b. Montreal c. Ottawa What is Canada’s nearest neighbour? a. The USA b. Russia c. Australia What is a popular Canadian animal? a. coyote b. polar bear c. beaver What is the national tree in Canada? a. pine b. maple c. cedar What is the official Languages in Canada? a. English, Russian b. German, English c. English, French
Wood Buffalo NP Mount Robson NP Rocks PP Kluane NP Quebec City Garibaldi PP
hear a stories about the Blackfoot culture? see a village that is over 1,000 years old? see a bear? see tepees? see the first metal tools in North America? see high waterfalls?
On a summer’s day nearly 1,000 years ago, a ship from Greenland arrived in Newfoundland, Canada Leif Eriksson, the captain and his crew liked the warm climate and they decided to stay. They called the region ‘Vinland’ – the land of wine. The Skraelings, who were probably Native Canadians, came to fight the Scandinavians. The Scandinavians left the region and moved to another part of Newfoundland – L’Amse aux Meadows – where they built houses and workshops. This was the first time that metal was made in the ‘New World’. We don’t know when they left but with time, grass grew over their houses and workshops. In 1960, a Norwegian explorer – Helge Instad – found the ‘village’ and many things which were made by Scandinavians. Today archaeologists are still discovering more about life here 1,000 years ago.
For over 10,000 years the Native Canadians people and the buffalo lived together in the pains of Alberta. The Blackfoot was one of the native Canadian tribes. They used the buffaloes for meat, clothes and for making tepees. They hunted the buffaloes by chasing them over high cliffs. About 150 years ago, a young Blackfoot wanted to watch the buffalo falling over the cliff so he stood in a small place inside the cliff. The pile of dead buffaloes became higher and higher. The young man couldn’t move from his small space and he was killed. When the other men moved the buffaloes they found the young Blackfoot between the cliff and the buffaloes, with his head smashed in.
The South Nahanni River runs for 322 km. It has many high waterfalls and dangerous rapids. It is a river of legends. Nearly a hundred years ago many people came here to look for gold. It was a dangerous place. Bears and wolves live in the valleys and the rapids can carry people away in seconds. Many people died mysteriously when they were looking for gold in the river – some disappeared in the river mist. When other adventures found headless bodies in the river they called the area ‘Deadman Valley’ and ‘Headless Creek’.
hear a stories about the Blackfoot culture? see a village that is over 1,000 years old? see a bear? see tepees? see the first metal tools in North America? see high waterfalls? Head Smashed in L’Anse aux Meadows Nahanni NP Head Smashed in L’Anse aux Meadows Nahanni NP
Famous place Activities Quebec City L’Amse aux Meadows Gros Morne Park Nahanni National Park Kluane National Park Rocky Mountain Park Wood Buffalo Park Anthony Island
OFFICIAL NAME : Canada CAPITAL: Ottawa TOTAL AREA: 9,984,670 sq. km POPULATION: about 33 million people NATIVE LANGUAGES: English and French HEAD OF STATE: Queen Elizabeth II represented by Governor-General FORM OF GOVERNMENT: Constitutional monarchy PORTS: Halifax, Montreal, Quebec, Toronto LONGEST RIVER: the Mackenzie (4,341 km) HIGHEST POINT: Mount Logan (2,340 m) NATURAL RESOURCES: zink, nickel, gold, copper, lead NATIONAL HOLIDAY: Canada Day , 1 July (1867) MONEY: basic unit – Canadian dollar dollar NATIONAL SYMBOLS: Maple leaf and beaver NATIONAL ANTHEM: “O, Canada” M. Jean
Canada is situated on the north of Northern America, washed by the Atlantic Ocean in the east, the Pacific Ocean in the west, and the Atlantic Ocean in the North and in the north-east by the Baffin Bay and the Davis Strait. 10 provinces: British Columbia Alberta Saskatchewan Manitoba Quebec Ontario New Brunswick Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia Newfoundland 3 territories: Yukon Northwest Territories Nunavut
The National Flag of Canada, popularly known as the Maple Leaf is a base red flag with a white square in its centre featuring a stylized, 11-pointed, red maple leaf. Canada's royal coat of arms is very closely modeled after the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom – those of the Jacobean era in particular – though with distinctive Canadian elements replacing or added to those derived from the UK.
Ottawa is the national capital and an emerging centre of high-technology research. Its population is about 880,000 people. Scotiabank Place National Gallary Business Part
Ontario is known as Canada’s Heartland. Population of about 12,800,000 people. Toronto is the largest city and the capital of Ontario. Ontario produces more than half of Canada’s manufactured goods. Hamilton. Gore Park CN Tower White Trillium Bruce Peninsula
Quebec is Canada’s largest province. Population: 7,700,000 people. The capital is Quebec City. But Montreal is the largest city of the province. Blue Flag Iris Montreal Quebec City Appalachian Mountains
The population of British Columbia is about 4,380,000 people. The capital is Victoria. The largest city of the province is Vancouver. Mount Robson Victoria. Parliament Building Yuho NP Pacific dogwood Vancouver
Alberta is Canada's prairie provinces. Population: 3,474,000 people. The capital city is Edmonton. Calgary is a major distribution and transportation hub and one of Canada's major commerce centres. Banff NP Wild Rose Edmonton Calgary
Canada’s territories take up more than a third of area. But they have a very small population and a very cold weather. The population Yukon is about 31,000 people, the capital is Whitehorse. Northwest Territories with capital Yellowknife – 42,000 people. The population of Nunavut is 31,000 people. Whitehorse Yellowknife Nunavut Legislative Building
Niagara Falls is a set of massive waterfalls located on the Niagara River, straddling the international border separating the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. state of New York. The falls are located 27 km north-northwest of Buffalo, New York, 120 km south-southeast of Toronto, Ontario, between the twin cities of Niagara Falls, Ontario, and Niagara Falls, New York.
Animals of Canada are similar to those of Northerh Europe and Asia. Among the carnivores are the ermine sable, beaver, wolferine, coyote, the black bear, lunx, wolf, fox and skunk. The polar bear is destributed to Arctic, the puma is found in BC.
Plant life varies with land type and climate. Such trees as sugar maple, beach, coniferous trees, hemlock, yellow, red and white pine grow here.
What is the capital of Canada? Ottawa Which city is the largest? Toronto What is Canada’s nearest neighbour? The USA What is a popular Canadian animal? beaver What is the national tree in Canada? maple What is the official Languages in Canada? English and French
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