Presentation on theme: "The word Canada comes from the Huron-Iroquois word kanata. Kanata means village. A man named Jacques Cartier used the word kanata to tell a few friends."— Presentation transcript:
The word Canada comes from the Huron-Iroquois word kanata. Kanata means village. A man named Jacques Cartier used the word kanata to tell a few friends about an area around the St. Lawrence River.
Canada’s population is over 32 million people. The size of Canada is over 9 million km. Canada’s capital is Ottawa Ontario. Canada’s main industries are agriculture, mining and forestry. Canada’s official languages are French and English. Canada’s National Anthem is O Canada. Hockey was originated in Canada. Canada’s motto is A MARI USQUE AD MARE (From sea to sea) Our prime minister is Paul Martin.
Canada’s animal is the beaver. You can spot it on the 5 cent coin.
The Canadian flag is red and white. It is a rectangle with 2 smaller red rectangles on the left and right sides. In the middle of the flag there is a red maple leaf. Everything in between is white. The flag was first hung up on February 15, 1965.
This is a picture of Canada’s coat of arms.
O Canada! Our home and native land! True patriot love in all thy sons command. With glowing hearts we see thee rise, The True North strong and free! From far and wide, O Canada, we stand on guard for thee. God keep our land glorious and free! O Canada, we stand on guard for thee. O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.
The name of our national anthem is O Canada. It was first sung on June 24th, 1880, but it had different words in it. It was known as our national anthem on July 1st, It has been changed 4 times since 1906.
I am very proud to be a Canadian. I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia. All of my family is from Canada, so I would not like to move to any different country.
Thank you for watching my PowerPoint on Canada!