Presentation on theme: "Canada: where is it?. CANADA Federal parlamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy 10 provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick,"— Presentation transcript:
Federal parlamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy 10 provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan. 3 territories: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon.
The Head of State The Head of State is the Queen Elizabeth II; she is represented by the Governor General Mr David Johnston. Does she rule the country? Of course not!!!
Who rules? Canada has got its own Parliament and a Government with a Prime Minister: Stephen Harper
Its flag It is red and white and it has got a red maple leaf. With these leaves they make a syrup.
Identity Card Population: 34,800,000 Area: 9,984,670 km 2 (2nd) Languages: Canadian English and Canadian French (Quebec) Capital: Ottawa Biggest city: Toronto
Canadian Towns Most cities are in the south thanks to the mild climate and the proximity to the USA. Besides Toronto, the most important are Vancouver, Montreal and Quebec City.
Olympic cities Montreal: summer Olympic Games 1976 Calgary: winter Olympic Games 1988 Vancouver: winter Olympic games 2010
Economy: resources natural gas oil, zinc uranium aluminum lead gold Nickel
National sports Ice hockey (gold medal at Vancouver winter Olympics)
National Sports Lacrosse: it is a team sport of Native American origin, played using a small rubber ball and a long-handled stick called a crosse or lacrosse stick
Canadian Cuisine Poutine: dish of French fries and fresh cheese curds, covered with brown gravy or sauce.
Canadian cuisine A butter tart is a type of small pastry tart highly regarded in Canadian cuisine.The tart consists of butter, sugar, syrup, and egg filled into a flaky pastry and baked until the filling is semi-solid with a crunchy top