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Canada ~ Our Neighbor to the North ~. Researched by. Location of Canada. Canada is located on the continent of Canada’s borders include: South – North –  East –  West –. Geography of Canada. Arctic Ocean. Greenland. Arctic Circle. Hudson Bay. Rocky Mountains. Canadian Shield.

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Canada

~ Our Neighbor to the North ~

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Location of canada

Location of Canada

  • Canada is located on the continent of

  • Canada’s borders include:

    • South –

    • North – 

    • East – 

    • West –


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Geography of Canada

Arctic Ocean

Greenland

Arctic Circle

Hudson Bay

Rocky Mountains

Canadian Shield

Great Lakes

Pacific Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

United States


Capital of canada

Capital of Canada

  • Canada’s capital city is

    • It is in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario.

  • The official languages spoken in Ottawa are

  • A person is considered

  • Other large cities in Canada are


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Canada’s Government

  • The leader of Canada is

    • He is called the

  • Canada’s form of government is a  

    • The Queen of England serves as the chief of state, while the Prime Minister is head of the government.

  • Canada is part of the British


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Canada’s Provinces and Territories

  • Canada has a total of provinces and territories.

    • Alberta

    • British

    • Manitoba

    • New

    • Newfoundland and Labrador

    • Northwest

    • Nova Scotia

    • ...

    • Ontario

    • Prince Island

    • Quebec

    • Saskatchewan

    • ...


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Early Canadians

  • About 5,000 years ago,

    • They settled in the northern

  • They became known as the

    • The word Inuit means 

  • The Inuit got most of their food by 

    • They would hunt seal and caribou.


Explorers of canada

Explorers of Canada

  • In 1497,  

  • In 1530,  

  • During the 1500s and 1600s,

  • Both countries wanted to


Climate of canada

Climate of Canada

  • Different parts of Canada have different climates.

    • Northern Canada: It is very

    • Central and Eastern Canada: These areas have

    • Much of Canada receives heavy

    • What is the Chinook? It is a warm


Natural resources and industries

Natural Resources and Industries

  • Canada’s resources include: iron ore,

  • Canada’s industries include: mining,


Canadian wildlife

Canadian Wildlife

  • Canada is home to many different animals and plants.

    • Plants: evergreen trees, maples,

    • Animals: polar bear, Arctic fox, snowshoe hare,

    • Birds:

    • Fish: Arctic


Canadian holidays

Canadian Holidays

  • Canadians celebrate many holidays.

    • Boxing Day –

    • Victoria Day –

    • Canada Day –

    • National Aboriginal Day –

    • Saint Jean-Baptiste Day –


Canada s famous faces

Canada’s Famous Faces

  • Many famous people were born in Canada. Here are a few examples!

    • Actors –

    • Inventors –

    • Athletes –

    • Musicians –

    • TV Personalities –

    • Authors –


Interesting facts

Interesting Facts

  • Dinosaur Provincial Park

    • Located in

  • Je Me Souviens

    • This is the official motto of

    • In

  • Landforms

    • Canada shares two important landforms with the United States. They are the


More interesting facts

More Interesting Facts

  • Klondike Gold Rush of 1897

    • On July 17, 1897,

    • The gold was found in the banks of the

    • People were struck with “Klondike Fever.” Many departed Seattle for the gold fields, and the rush was on.


Even more interesting facts

Even More Interesting Facts

  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police

    • Like any other country, Canada needed a police force to make sure laws were followed properly.

      • The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

      • Known as

      • An RCMP uniform included a red coat with badges, a felt hat (

      • In French, the RCMP is called Gendarmerie royale du Canada.


My canadian choice

My Canadian Choice


Bibliography

Bibliography

I used the following resource to help locate the information shown in this PowerPoint presentation.

  • Mattern, Joanne. Canada. Logan, Iowa: Perfection Learning Corporation, 2003.


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