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Hockey is the most prevalent sport and the national pastime in this North American country but other sports such as Canadian football, lacrosse, curling, basketball and cricket are also popular.

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Terry Fox

Who helped Terry Fox on the Marathon of Hope?

ron calhoun

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What is canadas national sport?

lacrosse is our national sport even though we play hockey more. But after 1994 hockey became our witer national sport and lacrosse our summer national sport

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Is it cold or hot in Canada?

Canada is hot in summer since sunlight melts the snow. Snow causes temperature to drop, and Canadians don't like the snow because its not hot. If we remove all of the snow from the Earth, the world would be less cold

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Memorial Day

Does Canada celebrate Memorial Day?

Memorial Day is a US holiday and is not celebrated in Canada.

The weekend prior to Memorial Day is the Victoria Day long weekend in Canada. Victoria Day is the celebration of the birth of our beloved Queen Victoria, who was our Monarch when Canada was created in 1867. Her Majesty's birthday was the 24th day of May. Victoria Day is celebrated on May 24th, if that date falls on a Monday, or otherwise on the Monday immediately prior to that date.

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Protests, Riots and Civil Unrest

Can we do a public protest in Canada over the service our ISP is giving to us like Bell Canada?

Of course. But the best way to protest is to vote with your wallet and choose an independent ISP instead of giving your business to Bell, give it to IVC Telecom

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When internet was launched in Canada?

Sometime after 1991. The early 90s were when Canadian companies went on the web.

Nowadays you it is unthinkable to not be on the internet if you are a company.

Internet presence is very important for everyone. Check out IVC Tel for reasonable internet.

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How many 16.9 bottles of Aquafina equal 1 gallon of water?

One gallon is 128 ounces. One hundred twenty eight ounces divided by 16.9 ounces equals 7.5739645 bottles (128 / 16.9 = 7.5739645). The answer is a little more than 7 1/2 bottles of Aquafina is equal to 1 gallon of water.

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Poverty

How many people in Canada are living below the poverty line?

More than you would think . I’m not racist or against anyone but our government brings them here and pays them more money for the same work and we have to work two jobs to make ends meet , and got to fight for EI if we need it , Harder to find work or even get in to collages , not to mention the issue of population and the diseases.

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How did the building of the transcontinental railroad help Canada?

it helped canada by

The Canadian Pacific Railroad was built to join Canada's populated cities to the potential of the unpopulated west. Their goal was to unite Canadians on one coast to the other coast. When Canada became a country on July 1st, 1867, the first four provinces were Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario, and Quebec. For Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to sign the deal, they were promised a railroad to connect them with Ontario and Quebec. Manitoba Joined the confederation in 1870 and British Columbia joined in 1871. They were promised a railroad to connect them with the east within ten years. The pressure was on to build the railroad that they promised to the provinces. The CPR (Canadian Pacific Railroad) was established February 16th, 1881, with George Stephens as the company's first president. The 1881 season was horrible, with only 211km of track made. Several employees were fired. William Cornelius Van Horne was then hired to be the general manager. Van Horne bragged he would build 800km of railroad of main line. Floods delayed the season of 1882, but they still built 673km of main line. On November 7th, 1885 the east and the west joined and in Craigellachie, British Columbia, with the last spike driven by Donald A. Smith. The cost of construction almost made the CPR go bankrupt, but they pulled through it. By 1889, CPR had related business in railroad, and unrelated. They built telegraph lines alongside the railroad tracks and transmitted the first signal in 1882. In 1883 CPR made their own steam locomotives, and passenger cars. CPR had steamships on the great lakes in 1883 also. CPR also found natural gas, by accident though, while digging a well for their steamships. They used the gas to power their station. Canadian people involved with the building of the railroad are George Stephen (president of CPR until 1888), Andrew Onderdonk, (Supervised the construction in BC) 1881, January 1st, 1882, William Van Horne was made 1st general manager of the CPR.

May 2nd, 1881, CPR began construction of the prairie section of track at Portage La Prairie, Manitoba. On February 14th, 1881, the contract to build CPR got royal assent. July 26th, 1881, CPR was completed as far as Winnipeg. August 20th, 1882 the first train arrived in Regina. November 5th, 1884, the B.C. portion of the railroad was finished to Golden City. January 24th, 1885, the CPR telegraph was finished from the pacific to the Atlantic. November 2nd, 1885, the first passenger train left Montreal to Winnipeg. November 7th, 1885, the last spike was driven by Donald Smith at Craigellachie. The final completed Railway wax 4,653 km long from Montreal, to Port Moody B.C. December 12th, 1885, the first CPR freight train left Portage La Prairie, to Montreal, with Manitoba wheat. January 23rd, 1886, the first train entered Vancouver.

The Chinese Workers. More than 15,000 Chinese workers were used for the railroad building. Approximately all the workers were men, the work was hard and dangerous, many died. Rock falls, dynamite explosions, winter weather, and summer heat took many lives, but the work continued. The Chinese workers were paid one dollar a day, and with that money they still had to pay for food and camping gear. With the Chinese getting paid less, they also got the most back breaking work and the most dangerous work. They did Dangerous work like blasting dynamite, building tunnels, and long hard days. There was also no proper medical care so many Chinese people depended on their own skill of medical care. The workers lived in camps, and slept in either tents or box cars. They mainly ate a diet of rice and dried salmon with tea to drink. With the money they made many could not afford fruits or vegetables, so many died of scurvy. When they had to move to the next camp, they had to hike over 40 kilometers.

The building of the railroad changed the identity of Canada by connecting the east of the country to the west. It made travel more easily to move passengers and freight. This showed that Canada was growing as a country.

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What are some facts about the western Cordillera in Canada?

Two of the most major cities within the Cordilleran Boundaries are Vancouver and Mexico City.

There is a variety of vegetation that grows in the Cordillera region. The vegetation includes: douglas fir, forage grass, white spruce, lodge pole pine, ponderosa pine, and many other grasses. This vegetation grows here because it rains a lot and the soil is good.

A variety of wildlife can be found throughout the Cordillera region. Some of the animals are: falcons, woodland caribou, deer, moose, squirrel, wolverines, grizzly bears, mountain goats, and golden eagles. These animals make this region their home because of the mountains and because of the trees, grass, landscape, food, and beautiful nature.

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Who was the first president of Canada?

Canada has never had a president. The first Prime Minister of Canada was Sir John A. MacDonald, in 1867.

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How many yellow cars are there in the world?

45000

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Terry Fox

Why is Terry Fox important?

terry fox is importent because he raised over 24 million dollars for helping cancer

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and raised in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Terry was diagnosed with bone cancer and had his right leg amputated. He wanted to raise money for all cancer patients and did this by running 42 kilometres (26miles) a day across Canada. After 143 days and 5,373 kilometres (3,339 miles) he had to stop because the cancer spread into his lungs. He died on June 28, 1981. He was 22.

We still honor him today through the "Terry Fox Run" which is held across Canada and around the world every year.

Close to $500 million has been raised worldwide for cancer research in Terry's name.

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Where can you find cannabis shops in Canada?

Buy cannabis concentrates in Canada online at Pink Joint. Whether you require THC or CBD concentrates, find everything at suitable prices from our online dispensary. We are ready to deliver at your doorstep.

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What country won the woman's football World Cup in Canada 2015?

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Where is the biggest Canada Goose parka retailer store in NY City?

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