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Large parts of Canada have less gravity than the rest of Earth. The phenomenon was discovered in the s. Police Departments in Canada give out "positive tickets" when they see people doing something positive. Americans have invaded Canada twice , in and They lost both times.
Canada has the third largest oil reserves of any country in the world after Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. The third country in space , after The U. Canada has fewer people than Tokyo 's metropolitan area. During WW2 , Canada gave out buttons to people who tried to enlist but were refused due to medical reasons to show their willingness to fight.
The Eiffel Tower was almost temporarily relocated to Canada in Canada consumes the most doughnuts and has the most doughnut shops per capita of any country in the world. The North American Beaver is the national animal of Canada. Canada and Denmark have been fighting over an uninhabited island by leaving each other bottles of alcohol and changing their flags since the s.
Ontario , Canada, has more than , lakes. There's a service called "Cleaning for a Reason" in the U. One of the thirteen articles in the U. Articles of Confederation states that if Canada wants to be admitted into the U. In , a Canadian man was arrested after tying more than balloons to a garden chair and flying over the city of Calgary.
It's estimated that 93, Canadians live in the U. The Canadian Province of Alberta has been rat-free for over 50 years. The Hawaiian Pizza was invented in Canada and is the most popular pizza in Australia. Dildo is a town on the island of Newfoundland, Canada. In Canada, it's illegal to carry a product designed for personal protection against a human attack, including Pepper spray.
Great Britain ruled Canada until Edmonton boasts a gigantic shopping mall that contains a hockey rink, swimming pool, roller coaster, and a hotel in addition to shopping. English and French Currency: Map images from Lonely Planet, http: A Trip Around the World. Graham, Leland and Brandon, Traci. Another Trip Around the World. Adams, Ganeri, and Kay. The DK Geography of the World. Please do not copy information, text, or images from this site without permission. Canada Welcome to Canada, the second largest country in the world.
Canada's Culture Native people called "Inuits" follow more traditional ways of living. Many native tribes live here. People fish for salmon and cut trees for lumber. Wide, fertile plains stretch across central Canada. Here people raise cattle and grow wheat. French settlers were among the first to arrive in Canada and many people in Quebec still speak French. Britain controlled Canada for a long time, so English is also spoken here. Winter sports, such as hockey, skiing and ice skating, are very popular here.
In the city of Ottawa, a large canal runs through the city, surrounded by parks. During the winter , the canal freezes over, making a long ice skating rink. Does Great Britain still control Canada? Canada is an independent state of Great Britain. It recognizes the British monarch as its head. Zoom in to get into street level or zoom out to see other countries around Canada!
Canada Facts for Kids: Economy. Canada is the second largest oil reserve holder after Saudi Arabia. The province of Alberta leads in the production of oil and natural gas in Canada. Canada is the leader in uranium mining. And uranium is used in nuclear power plants for producing electricity. Canada's prairies in the south are home to bison and pronghorn antelope. Farther north are Canada's sprawling evergreen forests, which have lots of wildlife, including moose and black bears. Even farther north is the cold, bare tundra, where herds of caribou and musk ox live. All About Canada Video for Kids. Here’s a great video for kids on Canada: Canada Q&A. Question: Does Great Britain still control Canada? Answer: Canada is an independent state of Great Britain. It recognizes the British monarch as its head. An elected federal government, including a parliament and prime minister, makes Canada’s laws.