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1812-1815War of 1812 Wiki
1867Confederation Wiki
1914-1918World War One Wiki
1939-1945World War Two Wiki
ABORIGINALIndigenous peoples Wiki
ACADIANSEarly French settlers in the Maritimes Wiki
ACTIVISTPerson advocating or engaged in activism Historica
ACTORMany famous Canadians are actors Wiki
AGRICULTUREAgriculture is the cultivation and breeding of animals, plants and fungi for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinal plants and other products used to sustain and enhance human life.Wiki
AIRThe atmosphere of Earth.Historica
AIRPLANEAir Canada, Avro Arrow.Historica
AIRPORTThere are many airports in Canada. Historica
ALBERTAProvince Wiki
ALGONQUINIndigenous peoples who speak the Algonquin language and live in Quebec and Ontario CanadaWiki
ALICE MUNROCanadian short story writer and Nobel Prize winner Wiki
AMETHYSTA transparent purple variety of quartz; used as a gemstone Wiki
ANIMALThere are many animals in Canada. Lynx, Moose, Beaver, Goose. Wiki
APPLESweet Fruit. Can be many colours. Wiki
ARCTICThe Arctic is a polar region located at the northernmost part of Earth. Wiki
ARCTIC CHARCold-water fish native to alpine lakes and arctic and subarctic coastal waters. It spawns in fresh water and populations can be lacustrine, riverine or anadromous, where they return from the ocean to their fresh water birth rivers to spawn. Wiki
ARTSCinematography, Culinary, Culture, Dance, Music, Photography, Theatre Wiki
ASTRONAUTMany Canadian astronauts have been to space. Chris Hadfield, David Saint-Jacques, Roberta Bondar, Jeremy Hansen Wiki
ATHABASCAAthabaskan languages, town in Alberta, river, lake, Athabasca Sand Dunes Provincial Park, Oil Sands Wiki
ATHLETECanada is home to many Canadian athletes. Adre De Grasse, Derek Drouin, Donovan Bailey, Sidney Crosby, Terry Fox Wiki
ATLANTICThe Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans. Wiki
ATWOOD, MargaretCanadian novelist and literary critic Wiki
AURORATown in central York Region in the Greater Toronto Area, Ontario Wiki
AUTHORCanada is home to many Canadian authors. Margaret Atwood, Stephen Leacock, Leonard Cohen, Michael Ondaatje Wiki
AVRO ARROWWas a delta-winged interceptor aircraft designed and built by Avro Canada. Wiki
BAFFINBaffin Island is an Arctic island of Nunavut; Baffin Bay is a sea between the Atlantic and Arctic oceans. Wiki
BAGELSBagels are popular in Canada. Montreal bagels are among the best in the world. Wiki
BAKERSomeone who bakes and sometimes sells bread. Wiki
BALLMany different Canadian sports are played with a ball; Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse Wiki
BANFFBanff is a Rocky Mountains town in Alberta, Canada. Wiki
BANKThere are many banks in Canada. Scotiabank, CIBC, Bank of Montreal, TD Canada Trust Wiki
BARLEYBarley is a major grain grown and used in many Canadian cereals. Wiki
BASKETBALLA sport invented by James Naismith in 1891. He was a Canadaian-American physician and physical educator. Wiki
BASSA freshwater and saltwater species; A musical instrument. Wiki
BATTLEMany famous battles were fought in Canada. Wiki
BAYCanada is home to many bays. Georgian Bay, Hudson Bay, Thunder Bay. Wiki
BEARMany bears are native to Canada. Grizzly, Brown, White and Black bears. Wiki
BEAVERA large, primarily nocturnal rodent, native of Canada. Also found on Canadian coins. Wiki
BEAVER TAILSFried dough pastry sold throughout Canada Wiki
BEERMany beers are made and sold in Canada. Molson Canadian and Labatt Blue. Wiki
BELLInstrument, Peace Tower, Telecommunications Wiki
BELUGAThe beluga whale is an Arctic cetacean. Wiki
BENNETT11th Prime Minister of Canada Wiki
BERRYBerries are fruits and many of them grow in Canada. Blackberry, Blueberry, Cranberry. Wiki
BETHUNE, NormanCanadian surgeon, humanitarian, and communist. Famous in China. (1890-1939) Wiki
BILINGUALA person fluent in two languages. Wiki
BIRCHThe official tree of Quebec. Wiki
BIRDThere are many birds native to Canada. Goose, Loon, Swan, Owl. Wiki
BISHOPSenior member of the Christian clergy; Billy Bishop was a famous Canadian pilot and war ace during the First World War. Wiki
BISONBison are large, even-toed ungulates in the genus Bison within the subfamily Bovinae. Many are native to Canada. Wiki
BLACKBlack is the darkest color, resulting from the absence or complete absorption of light. Wiki
BLACKBERRYAn edible fruit the grows in Canada; BlackBerry Limited is a Canadian-based multinational company specializing in enterprise software and the Internet of things. Wiki
BLIZZARDA severe snowstorm characterized by strong sustained winds. Many blizzard happen in Canada. Wiki
BLUEBlue is the colour between violet and green on the spectrum of visible light. Wiki
BLUE JAYSThe blue jay is a species of bird that is native to North America; Toronto Blue Jays are a Major League Baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Wiki
BLUEBERRYPerennial flowering plants with indigo-colored berries. Wiki
BLUENOSEWas a famous fishing and racing schooner built in 1921 in Nova Scotia, Canada. Wiki
BOATAnchor, Fisher, Fisherman, Sail, Transportation, Water Wiki
BOMBARDIER(1907–1964), Canadian inventor and businessman, founder of Bombardier Inc. A company mainly specializing in air and railway technology, originally manufacturer of snowcats and snowmobiles. Also Denise Bombardier (born 1941), Canadian journalist and Jean-Michel Bombardier (born 1970), Canadian skater. Wiki
BONDAR, RobertaCanada's first female astronaut and the first neurologist in space. Wiki
BOOKCanada has many books and literature available on multiple subjects. Wiki
BOREALecosystem with a subarctic climate in Canada. Taiga, boreal forest or snow forest, is a biome characterized by coniferous forests consisting mostly of pines, spruces and larches. Wiki
BOTTLEContainer, Glass Wiki
BREADBread is a staple food prepared from a dough of flour and water, usually by baking. Wiki
BRIDGEThere are many bridges in Canada. Lions Gate Bridge, Confederation Bridge, Quebec Bridge. Wiki
BRITISH COLUMBIAWestern Province Wiki
BROWNBrown is a composite color. Wiki
BRYAN ADAMSCanadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist. Wiki
BUILDINGCanada is home to many famous buildings, known around the world. CN Tower, Centre Block, Peace Tower. Wiki
BUTTER TARTSSmall pastry tart highly regarded in Canadian cuisine and considered one of Canada's quintessential desserts. Wiki
CABINETIn Canada's parliamentary system of government, the Cabinet is the committee of ministers that holds executive power. Wiki
CABOT John Cabot was a Venetian explorer whose 1497 discovery of the coast of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England is commonly held to have been the first European exploration of the mainland of North America. Wiki
CAKECake is a form of sweet dessert that is typically baked. Wiki
CALGARYA city in the Canadian province of Alberta. Wiki
CAMPINGMany places in Canada are ideal for camping. Wiki
CANADAA country in the northern part of North America. Home to many things. Wiki
CANADARM series of robotic arms that were used on the Space Shuttle orbiters to deploy, maneuver and capture payloads. Wiki
CANADIAN(S) Wiki
CANALThere are many Canals in Canada. Rideau Canal, Welland Canal, Saint Lawrence Seaway. Wiki
CANDYCanada is home to some exclusive candies. Smarties, Caramilk, Crunchie, Aero. Wiki
CANOETransportation, Water, Watercraft Wiki
CANOLACanola is a type of rapeseed and is a Canadian invention; it is characterized by having improved nutritional qualities in both the oil and the meal. Wiki
CANUCKSThe Vancouver Canucks are a professional ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Wiki
CAPCanada has many unique types of hats. Wiki
CAPITALCharlottetown, Fredericton, Halifax, Ottawa, Quebec, St. John's, Toronto, Winnipeg Wiki
CARDINALAn official in the Christian Church; Cardinal, Manitoba and Cardinal, Ontario. Wiki
CARIBOUCaribou are members of the deer family. Caribou in Canada are generally categorized into three types: peary, barren-ground and woodland. Wiki
CARTIERJacques Cartier was a Breton explorer who claimed what is now Canada for France Wiki
CEDARCedar, in Canada, refers to evergreen conifers of the cypress family Wiki
CHAMPLAINSamuel de Champlain, was the Father of \"New France\". He was a French navigator, cartographer, draftsman, soldier, explorer, geographer, ethnologist, diplomat, and chronicler. He founded New France and Quebec City on July 3, 1608. Also a river and a town. Wiki
CHARLOTTETOWNThe capital of Prince Edward Island. Wiki
CHEESEThere are many types of cheese sold in Canada. Wiki
CHEQUECanadian spelling for check. Wiki
CHERRYA delicious red fruit. Wiki
CHICKENA type of domesticated fowl, commonly found in Canada. Wiki
CHINESE Wiki
CHINOOKWinds in the interior West of North America, where the Canadian Prairies and Great Plains meet various mountain ranges. Wiki
CHIPMUNKChipmunks are small, striped rodents, commonly found in Canada. Wiki
CHIPPEWAThe Ojibwe, Ojibwa, or Chippewa are an Anishinaabeg group of indigenous peoples in North America. Wiki
CHRIS HADFIELDRetired Canadian astronaut who was the first Canadian to walk in space. Wiki
CHRÉTIENJoseph Jacques Jean Chrétien, 20th Prime Minister of Canada. Wiki
CHURCHA building used for Christian worship service; Church Street is a major street in Toronto. Wiki
CIDERAn alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of apples that is very popular in Canada. Wiki
CIRQUE DU SOLEILCanadian entertainment company from Montreal. It is the largest theatrical producer in the world. Wiki
CITYThere are many cities in Canada. Montreal, Saint John, Saskatoon, Toronto Wiki
CLOTHINGCanada is known for cold weather clothing. Parka, Jacket, Sweater. Wiki
CN TOWERThe CN Tower is a concrete communications and observation tower in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is also a popular Canadian attraction. Wiki
COALCoal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock. Wiki
COBALTCobalt is a chemical element with symbol Co and atomic number 27. Wiki
CODA common fish found in Canada. Wiki
COFFEETim Hortons is the most popular cafe in Canada. Wiki
COHEN, Leonard Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and painter.Wiki
COINCanada has many types of coins used as legal tender. Wiki
COLDCanada is known to have very cold weather. Wiki
COLONYCanada is home to many colonies. Wiki
COMMUNITYThere are many communities within Canada. Wiki
CONFEDERATIONProcess by which the British colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick were united into one Dominion of Canada on July 1, 1867. Wiki
CONSERVATIVEConservatism is a political and social philosophy that promotes retaining traditional social institutions in the context of culture and civilization. Wiki
CONTAINERBottle, Store, Tool, Transport Wiki
COPPERCopper is a chemical element with symbol Cu and atomic number 29. Wiki
CORNCorn is grown in Canada. Wiki
COTTAGEA cottage is, typically, a small house. Wiki
COUGARAlso commonly known as the mountain lion, puma, panther, or catamount. Many are found within Canada. Wiki
COUNTRYAlgeria, Argentina, China, France, Greece Wiki
COWMany cows live within Canada. Wiki
COWBOYCattle, Hat, Herd, Horse, Ranch Wiki
COYOTEMany Coyote are native to Canada. Wiki
CRANBERRYCranberries are a major commercial crop in Canadian provinces. Wiki
CREEThe Cree are one of the largest groups of First Nations in North America, with over 200,000 members living in Canada. Wiki
CROCUSGenus of flowering plants in the iris family comprising 90 species of perennials growing from corms. The prairie crocus is the provincial flower of Manitoba. Wiki
CULTURECanada is home to many cultures. Wiki
CURLINGCurling is a popular Canadian sport. Wiki
CÉLINE DIONCeline Dion is a successful Canadian singer and businesswoman. Wiki
DAIRYThere are many dairy products made and sold in Canada. Wiki
DALLAIRE, Roméo Canadian humanitarian, bestselling author, public speaker and retired senator (Quebec) and general. Wiki
DAMA barrier that stops or restricts the flow of water or underground streams. Wiki
DAN AYKROYDA Canadian-American actor, comedian, producer, screenwriter, musician and businessman. Wiki
DANGEROUSThere are many dangerous things in Canada. Wiki
DAVID SUZUKIA Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist. Wiki
DEMOCRACYA system of government in which the citizens exercise power directly or elect representatives from among themselves to form a governing body, such as a parliament. Wiki
DENEThe Dene people are an aboriginal group of First Nations who inhabit the northern boreal and Arctic regions of Canada. Wiki
DESSERTCanada has many unique desserts. Wiki
DIAMONDA metastable allotrope of carbon, where the carbon atoms are arranged in a variation of the face-centered cubic crystal structure called a diamond lattice. Wiki
DIEFENBAKERJohn George Diefenbaker was the 13th Prime Minister of Canada, serving from June 21, 1957 to April 22, 1963. Wiki
DOCTORCanada has access to many types of doctors. Wiki
DOGA member of genus Canis (canines) that forms part of the wolf-like canids and is the most widely abundant carnivore. Wiki
DOGSLEDA sled pulled by one or more sled dogs used to travel over ice and through snow. Wiki
DOLLARCanada's dollar is the fifth most held reserve currency in the world, accounting for approximately 2% of all global reserves, behind only the U.S. dollar, the euro, the yen and the pound sterling. Wiki
DRAKECanadian hip-hop recording artist. Male duck. Village in Saskatchewan. Sir Francis Drake probably sighted Vancouver Island Wiki
DUCKCommon name for a large number of species in the waterfowl family Anatidae, which also includes swans and geese. Wiki
EAGLECommon name for many large birds of prey of the family Accipitridae Wiki
EASTOne of the four cardinal directions or points of the compass. It is the opposite direction from west. Wiki
ECONOMYCanada is home to a bussling economy. Wiki
EDMONTONThe capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta. Wiki
EDUCATIONThe process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. Canada has a great education system. Wiki
EGGLaid by female animals of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and fish, and have been eaten by humans for thousands of years. Wiki
EGG CARTONMass production machine invented in Canada in 1919. Wiki
ELECTRICITYThe set of physical phenomena associated with the presence of electric charge. Wiki
ELKOne of the largest species within the deer family, Cervidae, in the world, and one of the largest land mammals in Canada. Wiki
EMILY STOWEFirst female doctor to practise in Canada and an activist for women's rights and suffrage. Quaker, born in Ontario. Wiki
ENERGYThe property that must be transferred to an object in order to perform work on, or to heat, the object. Canada has many ways of making clean energy. Wiki
ENGLISHThe language mainly spoken by Canadians. Wiki
ENTERTAINERCanada has many well known entertainers. Wiki
ENVIRONMENT Wiki
EUGENE LEVYA Canadian actor, comedian, producer, director, musician and writer. Wiki
EUROPEAN Wiki
EXPLORERSir Alexander Mackenzie. Wiki
EYESOrgans of the visual system. Wiki
FAMILYMany families live in Canada. Wiki
FAMOUSCanada is home to many famous people. Wiki
FARLEY MOWATCanadian writer and environmentalist. Grew up in Richmond Hill, Ontario. Wiki
FARMMany farms are used within Canada to gather food and other resources. Wiki
FARMERThere are many farmers within Canada. Wiki
FEATHERSEpidermal growths that form the distinctive outer covering, or plumage, on many birds that are native to Canada. Wiki
FEETAn anatomical structure found in many vertebrates. Wiki
FERNA member of a group of vascular plants that reproduce via spores and have neither seeds nor flowers. There are many ferms within Canada. Wiki
FIDDLEHEADSFiddleheads are the curled, edible shoots of the ostrich fern and are considered a seasonal delicacy in many parts of Canada. Wiki
FIRST NATIONSpredominant Aboriginal peoples of Canada south of the Arctic. Those in the Arctic area are distinct and known as Inuit. Wiki
FISHGill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits. Many of them find their home within Canada. Wiki
FISHERMANSomeone who captures fish and other animals from a body of water, or gathers shellfish. Wiki
FLAGA piece of fabric (most often rectangular or quadrilateral) with a distinctive design that is used as a symbol, as a signaling device, or as decoration. The Canadian flag uses the colours white and red with a maple leaf. Wiki
FLOURA substance, generally a powder, made by grinding raw grains or roots and used to make many different foods. Wiki
FLOWERThe reproductive structure found in plants that are floral. Many flowers can be found in Canada. Wiki
FOODCanada is home to many types of food. Wiki
FOOTBALLA family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball with the foot to score a goal. Canada has many football teams; Calgary Stampeders, Edmonton Eskimos, BC Lions, Toronto Argonauts. Wiki
FORESTThere are many forsts and forest regions within Canada. Wiki
FOXSmall-to-medium-sized, omnivorous mammals belonging to several genera of the family Canidae. Many are found within Canada. Wiki
FRANCEA country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories. Wiki
FRANCOPHONEAlso konwn as the French language. It is a popular language within Canada. Wiki
FRANKLIN, Sir JohnEnglish Royal Navy officer and explorer of the Arctic. Attempted to chart and navigate a section of the Northwest Passage. Also a town, glacier, volcano and river in Canada. Wiki
FREDERICTONThe capital of the Canadian province of New Brunswick. Wiki
FREEDOM Wiki
FRENCHA romance language which originated in France, and its various dialects. It is also a popular language within Canada. Wiki
FROBISHER, Sir MartinEnglish seaman and privateer who made three voyages looking for the Northwest Passage. He landed in northeastern Canada, around today's Resolution Island and Frobisher Bay. Also a bay, lake and town. Wiki
FRONTENAC, Louis de Buade de French soldier, courtier, and Governor General of New France. Also fort, town, hotel, park. Wiki
FROZENThe rsult of freezing; There are many frozen areas in Canada. Wiki
FRUITMany fruits grow in Canada; Strawberry, Blueberry, Blackberry, Apple. Wiki
FT. MCMURRAYA population centre, technically classified as an urban service area, in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo in Alberta, Canada. Wiki
FUNDYBay of Fundy, Fundy Isles, Fundy National Park. Wiki
FURThe hair covering of non-human mammals, particularly those mammals with extensive body hair that is soft and thick; There are many animals with fur who are native to Canada. Wiki
GAMEA structured form of play, usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool. Wiki
GARBAGE BAGCanadian invention created in 1950. Wiki
GAS MASKInvented out of necessity in 1915 by Cluny Macpherson (Physician from Newfoundland). Wiki
GINGER ALEGinger ale is a carbonated soft drink flavoured with ginger in one of two ways. The dry style (also called the pale style) is a paler drink with a much milder ginger flavour, and was created by Canadian John McLaughlin. Wiki
GLACIERA persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries; There are many glaciers in the colder parts of Canada. Wiki
GLASSA non-crystalline amorphous solid that is often transparent and has widespread practical, technological, and decorative usage. Wiki
GOALIE MASKSeveral Canadians had a hand in creating the hockey goaltender's mask including Jacques Plante, Elizabeth Graham, Dave Dryden. Wiki
GOATA member of the family Bovidae and is closely related to the sheep as both are in the goat-antelope subfamily Caprinae. Wiki
GOLDA chemical element with symbol Au and atomic number 79; Gold is found across the Canadian Shield, in British Columbia and Nunavut, and on the island of Newfoundland. Wiki
GOOSEWaterfowl commonly found within Canada. Wiki
GOVERNMENTThe system to govern a state or community; Canada’s federal and provincial governments are divided into three branches — the legislative, executive and judicial. Wiki
GRAINSmall, hard, dry seeds, with or without attached hulls or fruit layers, harvested for human or animal consumption; Many grain crops are grown within Canada. Wiki
GRAND BANKSThe Grand Banks of Newfoundland are a group of underwater plateaus south-east of Newfoundland. The cold Labrador Current mixes with the warm waters of the Gulf Stream here. The mixing of these waters and the shape of the ocean bottom lifts nutrients to the surface. These conditions create one of the richest fishing grounds in the world. Wiki
GRANITEA common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture; The Bloodvein River, northwest of Thunder Bay and northeast of Winnipeg, is well known for it's vast amounts of granite. Wiki
GRAPESA fruit, botanically a berry, of the deciduous woody vines of the flowering plant genus Vitis. Wiki
GREAT LAKESThe largest group in a chain of large lakes that lies along the southern boundary of the Canadian SHIELD; Superior, Michigan, Huron, St Claire, Erie, Ontario. Wiki
GREENThe color between blue and yellow on the spectrum of visible light. Wiki
GREY CUPThe name of both the championship game of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the trophy awarded to the victorious team playing Canadian football. Wiki
GRIZZLYA large subspecies of brown bear inhabiting North America. Common within Canada. Wiki
GROUP OF SEVENGroup of Canadian landscape painters from 1920 to 1933. Wiki
GROUSEA small subfamily (18 species) of chickenlike birds with circumpolar distribution above latitude 26° north. Of the 10 North American species, 9 occur in Canada. Wiki
HADDOCKA saltwater fish, found in the North Atlantic Ocean and associated seas. Common within Canada. Wiki
HAIDAAn indigenous ethnic group of North America. Wiki
HALIFAXThe capital of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. Wiki
HAMILTONA port city in the Canadian province of Ontario. Wiki
HANDSA prehensile, multi-fingered organ located at the end of the forearm or forelimb of primates such as humans, chimpanzees, monkeys, and lemurs. Wiki
HARBOURA body of water where ships, boats, and barges seek shelter from stormy weather, or are stored for future use; There are many harbours within Canada. Wiki
HARP SEALHarp seals are found in waters of the Arctic and far north Atlantic Ocean. They are sociable animals that enjoy the company of other seals. Wiki
HARPERStephen Harper the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada; Harper Island, Nunavut; Harper, Prince Edward Island. Wiki
HAWKA group of medium-sized diurnal birds of prey of the family Accipitridae. Wiki
HEADThe part of an organism which usually includes the eyes, ears, nose and mouth, each of which aid in various sensory functions such as sight, hearing, smell, and taste, respectively. Wiki
HEALTH CAREThe maintenance or improvement of health via the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings; Health care in Canada is delivered through a publicly funded health care system, informally called Medicare, which is mostly free at the point of use and has most services provided by private entities. Wiki
HERITAGE Wiki
HEROThere are many Canadian heroes; Pierre Trudeau, Terry Fox, Lester B. Pearson, Chris Hadfield, David Suzuki, Sir John A. Macdonald. Wiki
HOCKEYA sport in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponent's goal using a hockey stick. Hockey is popular in Canada. Wiki
HOMEA dwelling-place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, family, household or several families in a tribe. Wiki
HOMEWORKA set of tasks assigned to students by their teachers to be completed outside the class. Wiki
HOPEWELL ROCKSAlso called the Flowerpots Rocks, these New Brunswick rock formations are caused by tidal erosion. They stand 40–70 feet tall. Wiki
HOTMany areas within Canada are hot. Wiki
HOUSEA building that functions as a home Wiki
HOWIE MANDELComedian, actor, writer, television personality, producer. Howie Mandel was raised in Toronto, where he worked as a carpet salesman after high school. Wiki
HUDSON, Henry English sea explorer and navigator during the early 17th century, best known for his explorations of present-day Canada. Wiki
HUNTERSomeone who engages in the act of hunting. Wiki
HURONHuron is one of the North American Great Lakes. Wiki
HUSKYA sled-type of dog used in northern regions, differentiated from other sled-dog types by their fast pulling style. Wiki
HYDROA Crown corporation owned by the Ontario government until it was privatized in 1999. Wiki
ICEWater frozen into a solid state. Ice is prominent in many cold regions of Canada. Wiki
ICEBERGA large piece of freshwater ice that has broken off a glacier or an ice shelf and is floating freely in open water. Wiki
IMAXMotion picture film format and a set of cinema projection standards developed in Canada in the late 1960s and early 1970s Wiki
IMMIGRANTS Wiki
INDIGENOUSEthnic groups who are descended from and identify with the original inhabitants of a given region, in contrast to groups that have settled, occupied or colonized the area more recently. Wiki
INNUThe Innu (or Montagnais) are the Aboriginal inhabitants of an area in Canada they refer to as Nitassinan (“Our Land”), which comprises most of the northeastern portion of the province of Quebec and some eastern portions of Labrador. Wiki
INSULINA peptide hormone produced by beta cells of the pancreatic islets, and it is considered to be the main anabolic hormone of the body; Sir Frederick Grant Banting helped discover insulin. Wiki
INUITInuit are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland, Canada and Alaska. Inuit is a plural noun; the singular is Inuk. Wiki
INUKSHUKA human-made stone landmark or cairn used by the Inuit and other peoples of the Arctic region of North America. Wiki
INUKTITUTInuktitut refers to the entire culture of the Eastern Canadian Inuit, their values, societal norms, mannerisms and language; that is, "to do anything in the manner of an Inuk". Wiki
INVENTIONA unique or novel device, method, composition or process. Wiki
IQALUITCapital of Nunavut, its largest community, and only city. Until 1987, the city was known as Frobisher Bay, after the large bay on the coast of which the city is situated. In 1999, Iqaluit became the capital of Nunavut. Wiki
IRISThe blue flag iris is the provincial flower of Quebec. Wiki
IRISHSomeone or something of, from, or related to Ireland. Wiki
IRONA chemical element with symbol Fe and atomic number 26. Wiki
IROQUOISMembers of a confederacy of Aboriginal nations known as the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Wiki
ISLANDAny piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water; There are many islands within Canada; Vancounver, Baffin, Cape Breton, Victoria. Wiki
JAMESJames Bay, James, Ontario Canada. Wiki
JAMES CAMERONA Canadian filmmaker, director, producer, screenwriter, inventor, engineer, philanthropist, and deep-sea explorer. Wiki
JASPERThe Municipality of Jasper is located at the junction of the Miette and Athabasca rivers in Jasper National Park, 362 km west of Edmonton. Wiki
JESUITSThe Society of Jesus is a male religious congregation of the Catholic Church which originated in Spain. The members are called Jesuits. During the French colonisation of New France in the 17th century, Jesuits played an active role in Canada. Throughout most of the 1640s the Jesuits had great success, establishing five chapels in Huronia and baptising over one thousand Huron natives. Wiki
JEWELLERYConsists of small decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants and bracelets. Wiki
JIM CARREYConsists of small decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants and bracelets. Born in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. Wiki
JOBA person's role in society. More specifically, a job is an activity, often regular and performed in exchange for payment Wiki
JONI MITCHELLA Canadian singer-songwriter and painter. Born in Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada. Wiki
JUICEA beverage made from the extraction or pressing out of the natural liquid contained in fruit and vegetables. Wiki
JUSTIN BIEBERA Canadian singer and songwriter. Born in London, Ontario, Canada. Wiki
KAYAKA small, narrow watercraft which is propelled by means of a double-bladed paddle. Wiki
KING Wiki
KINGSTONMany different cities have this name in Canada. New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island. Wiki
KLONDIKEKlondike, Yukon, a region in the Yukon; Klondike River, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. Wiki
LABRADORThe distinct northerly region of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Wiki
LACROSSEA team sport played between two teams using a lacrosse stick and a lacrosse ball. Wiki
LAKEThere are many well known lakes within Canada. Lake Superior, Lake Ontario, Lake Huron, Lake Erie. Wiki
LAKE ERIEThe fourth-largest lake of the five Great Lakes in North America, and the thirteenth-largest globally if measured in terms of surface area. Wiki
LAKE SUPERIORThe largest of the Great Lakes of North America. Wiki
LANDCovering 9,984,670 km2 or 3,855,100 sq mi (land: 9,093,507 km2 or 3,511,023 sq mi; freshwater: 891,163 km2 or 344,080 sq mi), Canada is slightly less than three-fifths as large as Russia and slightly smaller than Europe. Wiki
LANDMARKCanada has many famous landmarks; Banff National Park, CN Tower, Hopewell Rocks, Canadian Rockies, Chateau Frontenac, Parliament Hill, Niagara Falls. Wiki
LANGUAGECanada is a multi-lingual country. Wiki
LAURA SECORDLaura Secord, née Ingersoll, Loyalist, mythologized historic figure (born 13 September 1775 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts; died 17 October 1868 in Chippawa [Niagara Falls], ON). Wiki
LAURENTLaurent Beaudoin, business executive. Wiki
LAURENTIANCanadian Shield, also known as the Laurentian Shield or the Laurentian Plateau. Wiki
LAURIERSir Henri Charles Wilfrid Laurier, the seventh Prime Minister of Canada and Canada's first francophone prime minister. Wiki
LAVIGNEAriane Lavigne, Canadian snowboarder, Avril Lavigne, Canadian Grammy Award–nominated rock singer, Jenny Lavigne, Canadian ice hockey player. Wiki
LAYTONJack Layton, Son of Robert Layton, a former prominent Québec Liberal who later became a Conservative MP and cabinet minister. Wiki
LEACOCKLeonard (Henry) Leacock. Pianist, teacher, composer; Stephen Leacock, A prolific magazine supplier of humorous fiction, literary essays and articles on social issues, politics, economics, science and history. Wiki
LEADERCanada has many famous leaders; Justin Trudeau, Elizabeth II, Pierre Trudeau, Stephen Harper, Jean Chretien, Lester B Pearson. Wiki
LEAFCaroline Leaf, animator, writer, director, producer; The maple leaf at first was considered an emblem of French Canada, and in 1834 the St-Jean-Baptiste Association adopted it formally. Wiki
LEARNThe act of acquiring new or modifying and reinforcing existing knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences Wiki
LEMMINGA small rodent usually found in or near the Arctic in tundra biomes. Usually found within colder climates of Canada. Wiki
LIBERALA supporter of liberalism, a political philosophy founded on ideas of liberty and equality; Liberal democracy, a form of government based on limited majority rule. Wiki
LIBRARYA collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing; Canada has many libararies; Halifax Central Library, National Library of Canada, Runnymede Library. Wiki
LIGHT BULBA device that produces visible light from electric current. Wiki
LIGHTFOOTGordon Meredith Lightfoot, singer, songwriter, guitarist, Orillia, Ontario; Charles Lightfoot Roman, surgeon, author, researcher, lecturer,born in Port Elgin, ON. Wiki
LILYThe western red lily is the provincial flower of Saskatchewan. The lily (fleur-de-lis) is also the symbol of Quebec. Wiki
LIQUIDA nearly incompressible fluid that conforms to the shape of its container but retains a (nearly) constant volume independent of pressure. Wiki
LOBSTERLobsters have long bodies with muscular tails, and live in crevices or burrows on the sea floor. Wiki
LONDONA city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada along the Quebec City–Windsor Corridor. Wiki
LOONA group of aquatic birds found in many parts of North America and northern Eurasia. Wiki
LOONIEThe Canadian one dollar coin, commonly called the loonie is a gold-coloured one-dollar coin introduced in 1987. Wiki
LOUIS RIELa Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political leader of the Métis people of the Canadian Prairies. Wiki
LOYALISTSLoyalists were American colonists, of different ethnic backgrounds, who supported the British cause during the American Revolution Wiki
LUMBERA type of wood that has been processed into beams and planks, a stage in the process of wood production. Wiki
LUMBERJACKLumberjacks hold a permanent place in Canadian folklore and history. Wiki
LYNXAny of the four species within the Lynx genus of medium-sized wild cats, which includes the bobcat. Wiki
MACDONALDJohn Macdonald, merchant, churchman, philanthropist, politician and first Prime Minister of Canada. Wiki
MACKENZIEAlexander Mackenzie, builder, newspaper editor, 2nd prime minister of Canada. Wiki
MACCRAE, JohnCanadian poet, physician, author, artist and soldier, best known for writing the famous war memorial poem "In Flanders Fields". Wiki
MAMMALThe word mammal is derived from the milk-producing mammary glands that are unique to the class Mammalia. Wiki
MANMale human. The term man is usually reserved for an adult male, with the term boy being the usual term for a male child or adolescent. Wiki
MANITOBAA Canadian province located at the centre of the country, bounded by Saskatchewan to the west, Hudson Bay and Ontario to the east, Nunavut to the north, and North Dakota and Minnesota to the south. Wiki
MAPA symbolic depiction emphasizing relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, or themes. Wiki
MAPLEA genus of trees and shrubs of the maple family Wiki
MAPLE LEAFThe maple leaf at first was considered an emblem of French Canada, and in 1834 the St-Jean-Baptiste Association adopted it formally. Wiki
MAPLE SYRUPThe sweet sap of the sugar maple was known and valued by the Indigenous peoples of eastern North America long before the arrival of European settlers. Wiki
MARC GARNEAUJoseph Jean-Pierre Marc Garneau is a Canadian politician and the current Minister of Transport in the Government of Canada. He is a retired military officer, former astronaut, and engineer. Garneau was the first Canadian in space taking part in three flights aboard NASA Space shuttles in 1984, 1996 and 2000. Wiki
MARITIMESA region of Eastern Canada consisting of three provinces: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Wiki
MARMOTThe marmot is a large, diurnal, burrowing rodent of the squirrel family, native to Eurasia and North America. Wiki
MARTENA slender weasel specialized for life in the northern coniferous forests; found from Alaska and BC to Newfoundland Wiki
MARTINMartin Islands, Nunavut Wiki
MCADAMSRachel Anne McAdams, actress. Wiki
MEAT PIEAlso known as a tourtière, a double-crusted meat pie that is likely named for a shallow pie dish still used for cooking and serving tourtes (pies) in France. Wiki
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METALA material that is typically hard, opaque, shiny, and has good electrical and thermal conductivity. Wiki
METISThe Métis in Canada a group of peoples in Canada who trace their descent to First Nations peoples and European settlers. Wiki
MICHAEL BUBLÉA Canadian singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. Born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. Wiki
MICHAEL J. FOXA Canadian-American actor, author, producer, and activist. With a film and television career spanning from the 1970s, Fox starred in the Back to the Future trilogy, where he portrayed Marty McFly. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Wiki
MIKE MYERSA Canadian-American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer, who holds UK citizenship. Born in Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Wiki
MILITARYA force authorized to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state and some or all of its citizens. Wiki
MILKA white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals. Wiki
MINELost Lemon Mine, a legendary gold deposit reputedly somewhere between the Crowsnest Pass and the Highwood River in southwestern Alberta, discovered about 1870 by prospectors Frank Lemon and "Blackjack." Wiki
MINERWilliam Miner, John Thomas Miner Wiki
MINKBen (Benjamin) Mink. Producer, songwriter, violinist, mandolinist, guitarist, composer, b Detroit, of Polish parents, 22 Jan 1951, naturalized Canadian 1967. Wiki
MITTSKnit mitts are popular in Canadain the cold weather. Wiki
MOHAWKMohawk (Mohawk: Kanien’kehá:ka, “People of the Flint”) are Aboriginal peoples in North America. Wiki
MONARCHYMonarchism is support for Canada’s system of government as a constitutional monarchy. Wiki
MONEYMoney consists of anything that is generally accepted for the settlement of debts or purchase of goods or services. Wiki
MONTCALMPalais Montcalm. A municipal building erected in Québec City. Wiki
MONTGOMERYMontgomery, James (Louis). Composer, performer, administrator. Wiki
MONTREALMontréal is Canada’s second largest city and is home to nearly half of the province of Québec’s population. Wiki
MOOSEMoose (Alces alces), are the largest living member of the deer family (Cervidae). Wiki
MORAINEA moraine is a landform composed of an accumulation of sediment deposited by or from a glacier and possessing a form independent of the terrain beneath it; Oak Ridges Moraine. Wiki
MORISETTEAlanis Nadine Morissette is a Canadian American alternative rock singer-songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actress. Wiki
MOUNTAINSPurcell Mountains, Columbia Mountains, Cariboo Mountains, Torngat Mountains, Mackenzie Mountains. Wiki
MOUNTIESThe North-West Mounted Police (NWMP) was the forerunner of Canada's iconic Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Wiki
MOVIESRyan Gosling, Ryan Reynolds, Rachel McAdams, Seth Rogen, Mike Myers, Dan Aykroyd. Wiki
MULRONEYMartin Brian Mulroney is a Canadian politician who served as the 18th Prime Minister of Canada. Wiki
MULTICULTURALCanada is konwn for being home for multiple cultures. Wiki
MUSICIAN(S)Leonard Cohen, Neil Young, Justin Bieber, Alanis Morissette, Joni Mitchell, Shania Twain. Wiki
MUSK OXThe Musk Ox is an Arctic mammal of the family Bovidae, noted for its thick coat and for the strong odor emitted during the seasonal rut by males, from which its name derives. Wiki
MUSKEGMuskeg is a term describing a type of landscape, environment, vegetation and deposit. It attained widespread use in the 1950s during northward expansion of resource development. Wiki
MUSKELLUNGEMuskellunge are large, predaceous, soft-rayed freshwater fish occurring naturally only in eastern North America. Wiki
MUSKOKAThe Muskoka area was opened to settlement when the Free Land Grant Act (1868) made land available, but although movement within the area was easy, a trip to Muskoka was an ordeal until the railway arrived in 1875. Wiki
MUSKRATA fairly large rodent common throughout much of North America in wetlands and waterways. Wiki
MUSTARDMustard is a condiment made from the seeds of a mustard plant Wiki
N.A.T.O.NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), established in 1949, was Canada's first peacetime military alliance. Wiki
N.D.P.The New Democratic Party (NDP) was founded in Ottawa in 1961 at a convention uniting the Co-Operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) and affiliated unions of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and also New Party clubs. Wiki
N.W. PASSAGEThe Northwest Passage is a sea corridor through Canada's Arctic archipelago and along the northern coast of North America. Wiki
N.W.T.The Northwest Territories lie northwest of central Canada, bordered to the east by Nunavut, to the west by the Yukon and to the south by the northeastern corner of British Columbia, as well as the entire northern borders of Alberta and Saskatchewan. Wiki
NANAIMO BARThe Nanaimo bar is a dessert item of Canadian origin. Wiki
NARWHALThe narwhal, perhaps best known for its spiralled tusk, is a whale living in Canada’s arctic waters. Wiki
NATIONALITY Nationality is a legal relationship between an individual person and a state. Wiki
NESTA nest is a structure built by certain animals to hold eggs, offspring, and, occasionally, the animal itself. Wiki
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NEW BRUNSWICKNew Brunswick is one of three provinces collectively known as the "Maritimes. Wiki
NEWFOUNDLANDNewfoundland, the youngest of the Canadian provinces, joined Confederation in 1949. Wiki
NEWMARKETNewmarket, Ont, incorporated as a town in 1880. The Town of Newmarket is located on the Holland River with easy access to the Don and Humber rivers, 25 km north of Toronto. Wiki
NIAGARANiagara Falls, Fort Niagara, Niagara River, Niagara Peninsula, Niagara Escarpment. Wiki
NICKELNickel is a chemical element with symbol Ni and atomic number 28. Wiki
NICKELBACKNickelback. Rock band formed in Hanna, Alta, with Chad Kroeger (vocals, guitar), Ryan Peake (guitar, vocals), Mike Kroeger (bass) and Ryan Vikedal (drums), and moved to Vancouver in 1996. Wiki
NORMANDYThe 1944 Battle of Normandy — from the D-Day landings on 6 June through to the encirclement of the German army at Falaise on 21 August — was one of the pivotal events of the Second World War and the scene of some of Canada's greatest feats of arms. Wiki
NORTHNorth Pole, Cape North, North York, orth Saanich, North Battleford, North Bay. Wiki
NORTH POLEThe North Pole is the Earth's northernmost geographic point, located at the northern end of the Earth's axis. The pole lies in the Arctic Ocean. Wiki
NORTHERN LIGHTSNorthern Lights, or aurora borealis, dynamic displays of multicoloured luminosity appearing in the day or night sky in high latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere. Wiki
NOVA SCOTIANova Scotia is Canada’s second-smallest province (following Prince Edward Island) and is located on the southeastern coast of the country. Wiki
NUNAVUTNunavut is the largest and northernmost territory of Canada and the fifth largest administrative division in the world. 85 per cent of the population are Inuit. Wiki
OCEANNorth Pacific Ocean, Arctic Ocean, North Atlantic Ocean. Wiki
OILAn oil is any neutral, nonpolar chemical substance that is a viscous liquid at ambient temperatures and is both hydrophobic and lipophilic. Wiki
OIL SANDSThe Canadian oil sands (or tar sands) are a large area of petroleum extraction from bitumen, located primarily along the Athabasca River with its centre of activity close to Fort McMurray in Alberta, approximately 400 km northeast of the provincial capital, Edmonton. Wiki
OJIBWEThe Ojibwa (also Ojibwe, Ojibway and Chippewa) are an Aboriginal people in Canada and the United States who are part of a larger cultural group known as the Anishinaabeg. Wiki
OKANAGANOkanagan lake, Okanagan Valley. Wiki
OMNIVOREOmnivore is a consumption classification for animals that have the capability to obtain chemical energy and nutrients from materials originating from plant and animal origin. Wiki
ONDAATJEMichael Ondaatje, OC, poet, novelist, filmmaker, editor (born 12 September 1943 in Colombo, Sri Lanka). Wiki
ONTARIOOntario is a Canadian province bounded by Manitoba to the west, Hudson Bay to the north, Québec to the east, and New York, the Great Lakes, Michigan and Minnesota to the south. Wiki
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ORCAThe killer whale or orca (Orcinus orca) is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member. Wiki
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OTTAWAThe City of Ottawa is the capital of Canada and is located on the Ottawa River on Ontario's eastern boundary with Québec, about 200 km west of Montréal. Wiki
OTTERThe river otter (Lutra canadensis) occurs throughout N America except in desert and arid tundra regions. In Canada it is scarce, except along the BC coast, where it is abundant and often wrongly identified as a sea otter. Wiki
OWLThe owl (order Strigiformes) is an efficient, carnivorous, nocturnal bird of prey. Wiki
P.E.I.Prince Edward Island is Canada's smallest province, making up just 0.1 per cent of Canada’s total land area. It is situated in the Gulf of St Lawrence and separated from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick by the Northumberland Strait. Wiki
PABLUMPablum is a processed cereal for infants originally marketed by the Mead Johnson Company in 1931. Wiki
PACEMAKERA medical device which uses electrical impulses, delivered by electrodes contracting the heart muscles, to regulate the beating of the heart. Wiki
PACIFICPacific Ocean, Pacific Salt, Pacific Salmon, Pacific Fur Company, Canadian Pacific Railway. Wiki
PAINT ROLLERA paint roller is a paint application tool used for painting large flat surfaces rapidly and efficiently. Wiki
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PAPERPaper is a thin material produced by pressing together moist fibres of cellulose pulp derived from wood, rags or grasses, and drying them into flexible sheets. Wiki
PARKAlgonquin Provincial Park, Terra Nova National Park, Aulavik National Park, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park. Wiki
PARLIAMENTThe term Parliament refers to three institutions: the Crown, the Senate and the House of Commons. This parliamentary system flows from the Westminster tradition in Britain, which is a blend of parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy. Wiki
PASTRYButter Tart, Tourtiere, Beaver Tail. Wiki
PEACE TOWERThe Peace Tower, also known as the Tower of Victory and Peace, is a focal bell and clock tower sitting on the central axis of the Centre Block of the Canadian parliament buildings in Ottawa, Ontario. Wiki
PEACEKEEPING Peacekeeping is the term applied to United Nations (UN) military intervention operations. As a result of Lester Pearson's leadership in the 1956 Suez Crisis and Canada's role in the UN Emergency Force he helped create, Canadians have sometimes considered peacekeeping part of the country's identity. Wiki
PEACHThe peach (Prunus persica) is the most widely grown stone fruit. Wiki
PEAMEALCornmeal is a meal (coarse flour) ground from dried maize (corn). It is a common staple food, and is ground to fine, medium, and coarse consistencies, but not as fine as wheat flour. Wiki
PEARSONWent to school in Aurora. Wiki
PEATPeat, living and partially decomposed organic matter, consists principally of decayed brown mosses, Sphagnum plants, sedges and other semiaquatic plant remains. Wiki
PEGGY\'S COVEPeggy's Cove is a small, picturesque fishing community located 43 km south of Halifax, on eastern St Margaret's Bay. Wiki
PERCHPerch are small- to medium-sized, carnivorous, bottom-dwelling, freshwater fishes usually with long, rounded, laterally compressed bodies and 2 dorsal fins. Wiki
PERMAFROSTPermafrost is ground remaining at or below 0°C continuously for at least two years. About 50 per cent of Canada is underlaid by permafrost, mainly in the Arctic Archipelago, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Wiki
PIEA pie is a baked dish which is usually made of a pastry dough casing that covers or completely contains a filling of various sweet or savoury ingredients. Wiki
PIERRE BERTONPierre Berton, journalist, historian, media personality. Berton was among Canada's best-known writers and was particularly well regarded as a serious popularizer of Canadian history. Wiki
PIKAPika is a common name for the smallest members of the order Lagomorpha, which also includes rabbits and hares. Wiki
PILOTRobert Wakeham Pilot, Arthur Roy Brown, Marion Alice Orr, Wilfrid Reid May Wiki
PINEPine Point, Northwest Territories, was a town located 10 km inland from the south shore of GREAT SLAVE LAKE , 87 km east of Hay River. Wiki
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PLANTThe shoot system (stem and leaves) grows upward into the light and is the site of photosynthesis; the root system penetrates the soil, anchors the plant and absorbs necessary water and minerals. Wiki
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POLAR BEARThe polar bear is the largest living species of bear. They are found in the northern reaches of Canada, including parts of the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec and Newfoundland and Labrador. Wiki
POLICEThe RCMP is Canada’s national police force – providing an array of services from municipal policing, to national security intelligence gathering, to the legendary Musical Ride. Wiki
POLITICSPolitics broadly refers to any or all conflicts among human beings over the allocation of power, wealth or prestige, when interests are pursued by means other than the use of physical violence. Wiki
POPPYA poppy is a flowering plant in the subfamily Papaveroideae of the family Papaveraceae. Poppies are herbaceous plants, often grown for their colorful flowers. Wiki
PORCUPINEOf the world's 23 species, only the North American porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) occurs in Canada, throughout mainland forests and thickets. Wiki
PORTAGEPortage is a way by land around an interruption in a water route. Until the early 19th century most inhabitants of what is now Canada travelled mainly by water. Wiki
POST OFFICEThe CPC, under the Canada Post Corporation Act, has a broad mandate to operate a postal service for the transmission of messages, information, funds and goods and to provide other related services. Wiki
POTASHPotash is an alkaline potassium compound most commonly used in fertilizers. It refers to a variety of salts produced through mining of minerals and chemical manufacturing. Canada is the world's largest potash producer and exporter. Wiki
POTATOThe potato (Solanum tuberosum) is a herbaceous annual of the nightshade family, which produces tubers at the end of underground branches called stolons. Wiki
POUTINEPoutine is a Canadian dish made of french fries topped with cheese curds and gravy. It first appeared in 1950s rural Québec snack bars and was widely popularized across Canada and beyond in the 1990s. Wiki
POWERIn Canada the 2 basic methods of producing electric power are hydroelectric generation, based on the energy contained in flowing water, and thermal generation, based on the production of steam. Wiki
PRAIRIESThe Prairies, or the Plains, is a vast region of the “western interior” of Canada that is bounded roughly by Lake Superior and the Rocky Mountains, the forty-ninth parallel and the low Arctic. Wiki
PREDATORCanada is ome to many predators; Polar bear, brown bear, black bear, cougar, gray wolf, coyote, wolverine Wiki
PRIME MINISTERThe prime minister is the most powerful political figure in Canada — head of the federal government and normally the leader of the largest party in the House of Commons; Trudeau, Abbott, Bowell, Laurier, St-Laurent. Wiki
PROVINCESaskatchewan, Halifax, Charlottetown, Ontario, British Columbia, Nova Scotia. Wiki
PTARMIGANPtarmigan are distinguished from other members of the grouse subfamily by their all-white wings. Wiki
PUFFINPuffin is a common name for 3 species of medium-sized seabirds of the Auk family. Wiki
PURPLEThe purple martin, is the largest (14.4-14.9 cm) and most urbanized of Canadian swallows Wiki
QUAKERSThe Quakers (properly The Religious Society of Friends) are a body of Christians that arose out of the religious ferment of mid-17th century Puritan England. Wiki
QUEBECQuébec City, the capital of the province of Québec, is located on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River where it meets the Rivière Saint-Charles. Wiki
QUEENQueen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Elizabeth Way. Wiki
QUÉBÉCOISThe Bloc Québécois is a federal political party that was created officially on 15 June 1991 Wiki
R.C. LEGION The Royal Canadian Legion is a non-profit Canadian ex-service organization founded in 1925. Wiki
R.C.M.P.The RCMP is Canada’s national police force – providing an array of services from municipal policing, to national security intelligence gathering, to the legendary Musical Ride. Wiki
RABBITRabbit is a common name for some mammals of the order Lagomorpha. Wiki
RACCOONRaccoon (Procyon lotor) is the only Canadian member of the Procyonidae (a primarily tropical New World family of carnivores). Wiki
RAILROADThe Underground Railroad was a secret network of abolitionists who helped African Americans escape from enslavement in the American South to free Northern states or to Canada. Wiki
RASPBERRYOver 200 species of small, fleshy, wild fruits occur in Canada. Wiki
REBELLIONAt 8 PM Monday, December 3, 1837 William Lyon Mackenzie set out by horse down Yonge Street to scout the route for his attack on Toronto. Wiki
REDRed deer, red lake, red crow, red bay Wiki
REGINAThe City of Regina is the capital, commercial and financial centre of Saskatchewan. Wiki
REMEMBRANCERememberance Day, the national day to remember those who died in military service is observed across Canada each year on 11 November – the anniversary of the Armistice agreement in 1918 that ended the First World War. Wiki
RENEWABLECanada is home to many types of renewable energy; wind, water. Wiki
RESOURCE Wiki
RESPECTTeacher, authority, parents. Wiki
RESTAURANT Wiki
RICHMOND HILLThe Town of Richmond Hill is located approximately 15 km north of TORONTO and is part of the Greater Toronto Area. Wiki
RIDEAUEstablished in Quebec City in 1978 under the name of Réseau Accès, this association adopted the name RIDEAU in 1983. Wiki
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RIVERBlind River, North Sakatchewan River, Gold River, Athabasca River, Red River, Yukon River. Wiki
ROCKETJoseph-Henri-Maurice Richard. Known as the “Rocket,” Richard was perhaps the most iconic player in the history of the Montreal Canadiens. Wiki
ROCKIESThe Canadian segment of the Rockies extends 1200 km from the American borders of BC and Alberta to the Liard River Basin, flanked on the west by a distinct trench and on the east by rolling foothills. Wiki
RODENTCanada is home to many rodents; Muskrat, Lemming, Pocket Mouse, Marmot. Wiki
RODEOBlue Rodeo. Rock band, formed in 1984 in Toronto by songwriters Jim Cuddy and Greg Keelor (vocals, guitars), with Bobby Wiseman (organ, piano, accordion), Bazil Donovan (bass) and Cleave Anderson (drums). Wiki
ROUNDRound Table Movement, an organization devoted to the study of British Empire problems and the promotion of imperial unity. Wiki
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RUSSELL PETERSToronto born Russell Peters is one of the most successful comedians in the world. Wiki
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SAINT JOHNhe City of Saint John, the largest city in New Brunswick, is located at the mouth of the SAINT JOHN RIVER on the Bay of FUNDY. Wiki
SALMONThe salmon is a family of fish, Salmonidae, with soft fin rays, a short dorsal fin, an adipose (fatty) fin, and teeth in the jaws. Wiki
SASKATCHEWANSaskatchewan is bordered by the US to the south, the Northwest Territories to the north, and Manitoba and Alberta to the east and west respectively. Wiki
SASKATOONThe City of Saskatoon, the largest city in Saskatchewan, is situated in rolling parklands on the banks of the northward-flowing South Saskatchewan River, 352 km northwest of Regina. Wiki
SCALLOPSScallop is a bivalve (hinged shell) mollusc of suborder Pectinina. Scallops are found in all seas. Wiki
SCHOOLThere are many schools in Canada; Bishop Strachan School, nursery school, Bathurst High School, National Ballet School of Canada Wiki
SCOTTISHThe Scots have immigrated to Canada in steady and substantial numbers for over 200 years, with the connection between Scotland and Canada stretching farther — to the 17th century. Wiki
SEA LIONThe northern sea lion, also called the Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus), is the largest of the eared SEALS. Wiki
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SEIGNEURIALThe seigneurial system was an institutional form of land distribution established in New France in 1627 and officially abolished in 1854. Wiki
SENATORSThe Ottawa Senators are a professional hockey team in the National Hockey League. Wiki
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SHATNER, WilliamWilliam Shatner, actor, author, director. William Shatner is best known for his role as Captain Kirk in the original Star Trek television series. The son of a clothing manufacturer, Shatner grew up in Montréal, where he began acting at summer camp at the age of 6. Wiki
SHEEPThe mountain sheep is a highly successful, medium-sized, even-toed mammal (see Artiodactyla) of the cattle family, genus Ovis. Wiki
SHELLFISHShellfish is a culinary and fisheries term for exoskeleton-bearing aquatic invertebrates used as food, including various species of molluscs, crustaceans, and echinoderms. Wiki
SHREWFamily of small insectivores represented today by approximately 250 species worldwide, 16 in Canada. Wiki
SILVERTrade silver was made by silversmiths in Québec City, Montréal, London and various American cities, including New York, Philadelphia and Detroit. Wiki
SIMCOEThe town of Simcoe, including the nearby hamlet of Hillcrest, was one of 6 area municipalities formed as part of the Regional Municipality of Haldimand-Norfolk in 1974. Wiki
SINGERCeline Dion, Justin Bieber, Shania Twain, Joni Mitchell, Bryan Adams, Michael Buble. Wiki
SKATESIce skates are popular in Canada during cold seasons. Wiki
SKIA ski is a narrow strip of semi-rigid material worn underfoot to glide over snow. Wiki
SKILLA skill is the ability to carry out a task with pre-determined results often within a given amount of time, energy, or both. Wiki
SLANGCanada has much of it's own unique slang. Wiki
SNOWSnow consists of particles of ice that have grown large enough in the atmosphere to fall to the ground. Canada is well known for having cold seasons. Wiki
SNOWBIRDThe Snowbird legacy is part of a rich air show tradition in Canada that began nearly a century ago. Wiki
SNOWBLOWERA snow blower or snow thrower is a machine for removing snow from an area where it is not wanted, such as a driveway, sidewalk, roadway, railroad track, ice rink, or runway. Wiki
SNOWMOBILEA snowmobile is an automotive vehicle for travel on snow; Joseph-Armand BOMBARDIER, a mechanic from Valcourt, Qué, developed the first of many oversnow vehicles. Wiki
SNOWSHOESnowshoes for winter travel were almost universal among Aboriginal people in Canada outside the Pacific and Arctic coasts. Wiki
SOAPSTONESoapstone is a metamorphic rock composed essentially of talc with varying amounts of mineral impurities, including mica, chlorite, pyroxene, amphibole, serpentine, quartz, calcite and iron oxides. Wiki
SOLDIER(S)A soldier is one who fights as part of a land-based army. A soldier can be an enlisted person, a non-commissioned officer, or an officer in the army. Wiki
SOUPSoup is a primarily liquid food, generally served warm or hot that is made by combining ingredients such as meat and vegetables with stock, juice, water, or another liquid. Wiki
SOUTHSouth is one of the four cardinal directions or compass points. South is the polar opposite of north and is perpendicular to east and west. Wiki
SPACECanadian Space Agency; NASA; many Canadian have been to space. Wiki
SPORTHockey, basketball, snowmobiling, curling, skating Wiki
SQUIRRELSquirrel, common name for family (Sciuridae) of rodents, comprising 262 species, found in North and South America, Eurasia and Africa. Wiki
ST. JEAN-BAPTISTEPopular annual celebrations in French Canada on 24 June (the feast day of St John the Baptist) or on the days before or after this date. Wiki
ST. JOHN'SCapital and largest city in Newfoundland and Labrador. Wiki
ST. LAWRENCELowland, River, Seaway Wiki
STAMPCanada's first stamp was the Three-Penny Beaver designed by Sandford Fleming. Wiki
STAMPEDEThe Calgary Exhibition and Stampede is a combined agricultural fair and rodeo. Wiki
STANDARD TIMECanada's Sir Sandford Fleming played a crucial role in developing a global system for setting time. Wiki
STANLEY CUPThe Stanley Cup is the oldest trophy competed for by professional athletes in North America. Donated by Governor General Lord Stanley in 1892 for presentation to the top hockey team in Canada. Wiki
STEELWilliam Arthur Steel, radio pioneer. Wiki
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SUFFRAGESuffrage, political franchise, or simply franchise is the right to vote in public, political elections; Women's suffrage, indigenous suffrage. Wiki
SUTHERLANDDonald Sutherland, actor (born at Saint John 17 July 1935). Wiki
SWEETSweet apple, sweet corn. Wiki
SYMBOLThe maple leaf is a well known symbol of Canada. Wiki
SYRUPMaple products are a unique phenomenon with a rich history. The sweet sap of the sugar maple (Acer saccharum) was known and valued by the Indigenous peoples of eastern North America long before the arrival of European settlers. Wiki
TAILMany animals with tails live within Canada. Wolverine, lynx, creeper, nuthatch. Wiki
TEACHERMany Canadian teachers have had a positive inpact on Canadian life. Alphonse Martin, Ann Golden, Berythe Birse, Alfred Bernier. Wiki
TEAMCanada is home to many canadian teams; Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Argonauts. Wiki
TELEPHONEAlexander Melville Bell, educator, founder of the Canadian telephone industry. He was the father of Alexander Graham Bell. Wiki
TERRY FOXTerry Fox inspired the nation and the world through his courageous struggle against cancer and his determination to raise funds for cancer research. Wiki
THEATREThere are many theatres within Canada; Manitoba Theatre Centre, The Montreal Theatre. Wiki
THOMPSONThe City of Thompson is located on the south side of the Burntwood River, 740 km north of Winnipeg. Wiki
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TIM HORTONHorton was one of the best defenseman from the National Hockey League’s Original Six Era and spent the majority of his career with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Wiki
TIMMY'SShort form slang for the popular franchise Tim Horton's. Wiki
TOBOGGANHistorically among subarctic Aboriginal groups, the toboggan was a common means of hauling small loads or people over snow. Wiki
TOM CONNORSOne of the most iconic figures in Canadian music, Stompin’ Tom Connors was a working-class, salt-of-the-earth troubadour and perhaps the most overtly nationalist songwriter that Canada has ever produced. Wiki
TOONIEName of the two dollar coin in Canada. Wiki
TOQUEThe name for popular knit caps in Canada. Commonly worn in cold weather. Wiki
TORNADOTornadoes are a type of severe storm. They are typified by a funnel-shaped cloud descending toward the earth. Wiki
TORONTOToronto is Canada's largest municipality and is made up of the former cities of Toronto, North York, Scarborough, York and Etobicoke, and the former borough of East York. Wiki
TOTEM POLEA tall structure carved out of cedar wood, created by Northwest Coast Indigenous peoples to serve variously as a signboard, genealogical record and memorial. Wiki
TOWNThere are many towns within Canada; Rooster Town, Harold Town, Lac-Megantic. Wiki
TRADEFor nearly 250 years, from the early 17th to the mid-19th centuries, the fur trade was a vast commercial enterprise across the wild, forested expanse of what is now Canada. Wiki
TRADING POSTThe trading post can be viewed as a large household whose size and social organization reflected the cultural heritage of its members and the post's role in the fur trade. Wiki
TRAGICALLYTragically Hip, The. Rock band, formed in 1983 in Kingston, Ont, by Gordon Downie (vocals), Rob (Bobby) Baker (lead guitar), Paul Langlois (rhythm guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass guitar) and Johnny Fay (drums); Canada's top rock band. Wiki
TRAILThe City of Trail is located on the COLUMBIA RIVER at the mouth of Trail Creek, just north of the international boundary, 630 km by road east of Vancouver. Wiki
TRANSPORTATIONThe great distances between mines, farms, forests and urban centres make efficient transport systems essential to the economy so that natural and manufactured goods can move freely through domestic and international markets. Wiki
TRAPPERTrapper Lake is a lake in Alaska that lies to the north of Wasilla. Wiki
TRAVELHundreds of travel books on Canada have been published in the last 2 centuries, packed with cultures and climate, people and places. Wiki
TREATIESIndigenous treaties in Canada are constitutionally recognized agreements between the Crown and Indigenous peoples. Wiki
TREECanada is home to many different types of trees; Alder, Aspen, Maple, Pine. Wiki
TRENTTrent University, Trent-Severn Waterway. Wiki
TRILLIUMTrillium, common and generic name of a perennial plant of the Trilliaceae family. Wiki
TROUTJennie Trout, physician; Trout was the first woman licensed to practise medicine in Canada . Wiki
TRUDEAU Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau was a Canadian politician who served as the 15th Prime Minister of Canada. Justin Pierre James Trudeau is a Canadian politician and 23rd and current Prime Minister of Canada and leader of the Liberal Party. Wiki
TUNDRATundra — also called barren land — is a large region of the Northern Hemisphere lacking trees and possessing abundant rock outcrops. Wiki
TWO-FOURVictoria Day is a statutory holiday remembered informally as "the twenty-fourth of May,” or “May Two-Four.” Wiki
U.S.A.The United States of America Wiki
UNDERGROUNDThe Underground Railroad was a secret network of abolitionists who helped African Americans escape from enslavement in the American South to free Northern states or to Canada. Wiki
UNIVERSITYThere are many universities in Canada; Western University, Athabasca University, University of Saskatchewan, University of Toronto. Wiki
URANIUM Uranium (U) is the heaviest naturally occurring element. Wiki
VANCOUVERVancouver is the largest city in British Columbia and the third largest census metropolitan area in Canada. Wiki
VEHICLECars, Planes, Trains, Subways, Bicycles, Motorcycles, Snowmobiles. Wiki
VETERANSVeterans' Land Act, passed 20 July 1942, following a Canadian tradition dating from the 17th century of settling ex-soldiers on the land. Wiki
VICTORIAVictoria, queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress of India; While the Queen never visited Canada, five of her nine children spent time in Canada, where her name has been given to numerous public buildings, streets, communities and physical features. Wiki
VIKINGS Wiki
VIMY RIDGE Among Canada’s defining events, the Battle of Vimy Ridge in the First World War ranks high. It was a triumph — a major victory for the Allied side after a long, bloody stalemate — and a tragedy. In the four-day battle in April 1917, 3,598 Canadians died and another 7,004 were wounded. Wiki
WALKIE-TALKIECanadian invention during World War Two, credited to Donald L. Hings, radio engineer Alfred J. Gross, and engineering teams at Motorola. First used for infantry, similar designs were created for field artillery and tank units, and after the war, walkie-talkies spread to public safety and eventually commercial and jobsite work. Wiki
WALLEYEmoderately large, predatory freshwater fish of the family Percidae. In Canada they are found from southern Québec to northeastern BC and N to the mouth of the Mackenzie R. Wiki
WALRUSIn Canada, the Atlantic walrus is found primarily along the northern coasts of Hudson Bay, Davis Strait, Foxe Basin and Baffin Bay. Wiki
WARWar of 1912, Vietnam War, Korean War. Wiki
WATER Wiki
WATERFALLNiagara Falls, a spectacular waterfall in the NIAGARA RIVER, is the world's greatest waterfall by volume at 2832 m3. Wiki
WATERLOOThe City of Waterloo is the smaller of twin cities in central southwestern Ontario, 110 km west of Toronto . Wiki
WATERWAYThe Trent-Severn Waterway system links Lake Ontario (at Trenton) with Lake Huron (at Port Severn on Georgian Bay). Wiki
WAYNE GRETZKYGretzky is regarded by many as one of the greatest hockey players of all time. His nickname, “The Great One,” attests to his on-ice abilities and impact in the sport. Wiki
WEASELThere are three types of weasels in Canada: the short-tailed weasel, also known as the ermine or stoat, the long-tailed weasel, and the least weasel. Wiki
WEATHERWeather forms the Canadian psyche as much as hockey and the maple leaf. Wiki
WELLANDThe City of Welland is located on the NIAGARA PENINSULA, 24 km south of ST CATHARINES and named after the Welland River. Wiki
WESTBradford West Gwillimbury, West Vancouver, North West Company, North-West Territories. Wiki
WET Wiki
WHALECanadian waters are rich in whale fauna (8 species of mysticetes, about 25 species of odontocetes), and the commercial search for these animals was significant in early exploration. Wiki
WHEATThe Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) was an agricultural marketing board headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Wiki
WHISTLERThe Resort Municipality of Whistler is located about 100 km north of Vancouver near GARIBALDI PROVINCIAL PARK. Wiki
WHITEThe City of White Rock is 48 km by road southeast of Vancouver and is bounded on the north, east and west by Surrey. Wiki
WHITEHORSEThe City of Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon, is located about 87 km north of the British Columbia border. Wiki
WILDWild rice, a true grass, grows in marshlands and along waterways from Manitoba to the Atlantic Ocean in southern Canada, and over much of the eastern US. Wiki
WINDWind energy is energy obtained from moving air. The motion results from the heating and cooling of the Earth; thus, wind energy is an indirect form of solar energy. Canada uses wind energy in parts of Canada. Wiki
WINEFor many years, Canadian wines were made from native grape varieties not capable of producing fine-quality wines. Wiki
WINNIPEGThe city of Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of Manitoba, and is located at the confluence of the Red River and Assiniboine River 100 km north of the Minnesota border. Wiki
WINTEREvery aspect of life in Canada is affected by winter, whether by heavy rains on the West Coast, isolation during the long Arctic winters, raging blizzards across the prairies or huge snowfalls in eastern Canada. Wiki
WOLFThe wolf is the largest wild member of the dog family. Wiki
WOLFEJames Wolfe; One of the legendary figures of Canadian history, Wolfe has become known as the man whose defeat of the Marquis de Montcalm in 1759 marked the beginning of British rule in Canada. Wiki
WOLVERINEThe wolverine is a rare animal in Canada. They are now absent from the southeast and the prairies, rare in the east, and sparse in western and northern regions. Wiki
WOMAN Wiki
WOODCanada’s lumber and wood industries convert logs into various products, from lumber to wood chips. Wiki
WOOLSheep farming in Canada goes back as far as the beginning of agriculture. The first sheep were introduced to the country in 1664. Wiki
WORLD WARWorld War I, World War II Wiki
YELLOW Wiki
YONGESimcoe proposed the 'military street' as a strategic route to help protect Upper Canada from American invasion. According to local legend "the longest street in the world," Toronto's Yonge Street, its completion was announced on February 20, 1796. Wiki
YUKONLying in the northwestern corner of Canada and isolated by rugged mountains, the Yukon borders Alaska to the west, British Columbia to the south and the Northwest Territories to the east. Wiki