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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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researched by
Canada

~ Our Neighbor to the North ~

Researched by

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
slide5
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
slide6
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
    • ...
slide7
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.
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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