GEOGRAPHY OF CANADA
•Largest Country in North America, 2nd Largest in the world•Bordered by the US on the South, Arctic Ocean (North), Atlantic (East), Pacific (West).
Canada has the most lakes and inland waters than any other country
REGIONS AND TERRITORIES
Made up of ten provinces and two territoriesMost of the population lives in the Southern partPopulation: 36,609,000
HOT AND COLD
Wide variety of climates Snowiest in the Eastern
provinces Extreme cold in the Arctic regions
•Extreme summer heat and bitter cold in the Prairies
• Plenty of precipitation in the Pacific
MONEY MATTERS Fishing and forestry still importantMiningAgriculture2nd largest oil deposits in the world
PARLEZ-VOUS FRANÇAIS? YES!!
•French and English both official languages•85% of French Canadians live in Quebec•Aboriginal languages still spoken in the territories
46% CatholicLarge group belong to the United Church of Canada
Cuisine representative of the different regions and provinces
Mostly unique to Canada
MONTREAL SMOKED MEAT
Wish you were here…
Canada is beautiful. VISIT!