Canada By Sarah Thompson and Julia Pellei

Canadian Culture

Through out its history, Canadian culture has been influenced by European and American culture and by its own culture. The largest religion in Canada is Christianity. Canada is often characterized as being very progressive, diverse, and multicultural. one Canadian tradition is to take your shoes of before you enter a house

This bird is Canada's national bird, the Whiskey Jack

architecture

Compared to Colonial Williamsburg it is more modern. One style of architecture Canadians ues is the chateau style. Some important Canadian architecture is the CN Tower, Parliament Hill, Peggy's Cove, and St. Joseph's Oratory

IB schools

There are currently 370 IB schools in Canada. Upper Canada College, Branksome Hall, Southridge School, Stratford Hall are some of the IB schools in Canada.

Artists and musicians

Art Nouveau is one of the styles of painting

Famous artists

  • Tom Thomson
  • Emily Carr
  • Jean-Paul Riopelle
  • Lawren Harris
  • Jack Bush
  • Alex Colville
  • Mary Pratt

Pop is the most popular type of music in Canada

Musicians from Canada:

  • Michael Buble
  • Shania Twain
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Justin Bieber
  • Gordon Lightfoot
  • Neil Young

Some popular foods in canada is

  • Poutine
  • Bacon
  • Butter tarts
  • Bannock
  • Saskatoon berries

butter tarts

Whisk together butter, brown sugar, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and salt in a bowl; whisk in egg. Pour mixture into tart shells; sprinkle each tart with walnuts. Bake in the preheated oven until pastry is light brown and filling is bubbly, about 12 minutes.

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/234029/real-canadian-butter-tarts-eh/

Weather

Canadian weather varies from region to region. on east and west coasts, average summer temperature is generally in the 70 f. between the coasts, temperature is around 77 to 86 f. In the winter, central Canada and northern Canada drop below -4 f. the best time to visit Canada is summer

Landscape

Canada is the second largest country in the world. It covers 3,855,100 square miles. The physical geography is widely varied. Throughout the country there are Boreal forests, prairies, and ice in the Northerly Arctic regions. The great lakes and the rocky mountains are both in Canada.

Fun Facts

  • Canada consumes more macaroni and cheese than any other nation
  • The Mall of America is owned by Canada
  • Canada's official phone number is 1-800-0-Canada
  • It consumes the most doughnuts and has the most doughnut shops
  • the canadian royal mint created a coin with the face value of one million dollars. The coin is made of 99.99% of gold and weighs over 220 lbs
  • In 2015, a Canadian man was arrested after tying more that 100 balloons to a garden chair and flying over the city, Calgary

This is Canada's

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada
  • https://weather-and-climate.com/average-monthly-Rainfall-Temperature-Sunshine-in-Canada
  • http://www.lifebuzz.com/canada/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada
  • http://www.ourkids.net/international-baccalaureate.php
  • http://www.factslides.com/s-Canada
  • http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/06/28/canadian-food_n_2869764.html
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada%27s_grand_railway_hotels

Credits:

Created with images by Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca - "Canada Grunge Flag" • GS+ - "Grey Jay" • Paul Mannix - "CN Tower, Totonto, Canada" • joshuayswong - "lighthouse peggy's cove nova scotia" • n.karim - "Mississauga City Hall 2010" • Bob Linsdell - "Parliament Hill, Wellington St, Ottawa (491824)" • RC_Fotos - "Cathédrale Marie-Reine-du-Monde, Montreal [IMG_0043-1]" • leighklotz - "Sonoma County looking like an A. Y. Jackson painting." • Jen's Art & Soul - "Finished" • Francisco Anzola - "Lawren Harris" • irinaraquel - "Alex Colville - Church and Horse" • anathea - "solid gold pie" • Elvir K - "Niagara Falls SnowScape" • tpsdave - "canada lake reflections" • davebloggs007 - "Kananaskis country Alberta Canada" • ataribravo99 - "niagara falls waterfall" • AlainAudet - "sunset landscape colors" • Robb North - "shine on me" • michael_choi - "Athabasca Falls" • yoppy - "Krispy Kreme Doughnuts"

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