About – Canada

THE PEOPLE

  • Known for their hospitality & tolerance.
  • Multi-cultural society.
  • English & French speaking.
  • Immigrants from over 240 countries.

POPULATION

  • 33,390,141 (as on July 2007 esf)
  • Lowest population density in the world
  • 85% Canadians live within 300 kms of the US border
  • More than 6 lakh Canadians trace their roots back to India
  • Welcoming over 2 lakh immigrants per year

CLIMATE

  • Canada has 4 distinct seasons.
  • Day time Summer temperature rises to 35oC
  • Lows of – 15oC are not uncommon for Winters in not coastal Canada.
  • Moderate Temperatures are the norm during Spring & Fall.

IMPORTANT CITIES

  • Toronto
  • Vancouver
  • Montreal
  • Calgary
  • Quebec
  • Victoria etc.

GEOGRAPHY

  • Canada is bordered by three oceans the Arctic, the Pacific & the Atlantic.
  • Niagara Falls.
  • Lush coastline and Rocky mountains.
  • Great lakes, rugged hills & picturesque coastline
  • Big Skies of the Prairies
  • 43 National Parks
  • 6 Time Zones

SPORTS & RECREATION

  • Ice Hockey & Basketball
  • Skiing & Skating
  • Rugby & Soccer
  • Cinemas, Theatre & Film Societies
  • Pubs and Night Clubs