Canada with 10 million square kilometres is the second largest country in the world after Russia.
It is one of the countries in the world where you can find many natural attractions and wildlife.
Canada is located in the north of the United States of America.
The country is a federal state comprised of 10 provinces and 3 territories.
Alberta, capital city is Edmonton.
British-Columbia, capital city is Victoria.
Manitoba, capital city is Winnipeg.
New Brunswick, capital city is Fredericton.
Newfoundland and Labrador, capital city is Saint John’s.
Nova Scotia capital city is Halifax.
Ontario, capital city is Toronto.
Québec, capital city is Québec.
Prince Edward Island capital city is Charlottetown.
Saskatchewan capital city is Regina.
Northwest Territories, capital city is Yellowknife.
Nunavut capital city is Iqaluit.
Yukon capital city is Whitehorse.
Not forgeting the Rocky Mountains, one of the world’s greatest tourist attractions.
The languages spoken are mainly English and some French.
Canada is well known as one of the most cleanest countries in the world.
The capital is Ottawa and the population of Canada is 34 million people.
The cities are extremely large, compared to Europe.
The canadien people are very firendly and charming.
The countryside is just beautiful.
In Ottawa has the longest ice skatingway in the world ! One can skate for 8km !
The climate is very hot in summer and very cold in winter.
The Ontario is a part of Canada which is just over 1 million km2 in size with 13 million inhabitants. It is the largest province in Canada.
The capital of Ontario is Toronto and the spoken language is English.
The Niagara Falls which are in between Canada and USA is among the wonders of nature known worldwide. The water falls from a height of 54m Niagara on the Niagara River, which normally flows quietly.
The falls are divided in three parts.
On the Canadian side the largest fall is called the horseshoe falls and on the USA side the falls are part of the State of New York. The third fall which is called the wedding veil is also on the US side.
Montreal with 1.7 million habitants is the business center of the province Quebec and is very well known for its charming surroundings.
It is a European town and its architecture crossed with american style is amazing. Most of the people speak french and english. Montreal was founded by a Frenchman Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve in 1642.
Vancouver is one of the most warmest and visited towns in Canada. Unfortunately it rains very often.
You will find many students in an international atmosphere.
53% of the population speak another language but English is their mother tongue.
Now a true story.
This is the transcript of a radio conversation which allegedly took place in October 1995 between a US Navy vessel and Canadian authorities off the coast of Newfoundland.
It was published by the Chief of Naval Operations on 10.10.1995.
Americans: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the north to avoid a collision.
Canadians: I recommend you divert your course 15 degrees to the south to avoid a collision.
Americans: This is the captain of a ship of the US Navy I say again Change your course !
Canadians: No, I say again: divert your course !
Americans: This is the aircraft carrier USS LINCOLN the second largest ship in the Atlantic Fleet of the United States. We are accompanied by THREE destroyers THREE cruisers and several support vessels. I ask that you change your course 15 degrees to the north or we will take countermeasures to ensure the safety of our fleet !
Canadians: This is a lighthouse. Your Turn.
You have to be between 18 and 30
You have to work 30 to 40 hours per week for the family