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  • Canadian Flag
    Know Your Flag

    The red of the Canadian flag signifies its English heritage and royalty, and the white represents its French heritage.

  • Lake Hut
    Famous Canadians

    Canada is the best country in the world.

    - Justin Bieber

  • Canada Mountains
    Insider Knowledge

    Canada's landmass is 30% larger than Australia's. That’s pretty big.

  • Vancouver
    The Dish

    Poutine is a common Canadian dish, originally from Quebec, made with french fries, topped with brown gravy and cheese curds. That's pretty delicious.

  • Water Ripple
    Local Wisdom

    Walk a mile in my moccasins to learn where they pinch.

Fast Facts

  • Official Name: Canada
  • Capital: Ottawa
  • Population: 34.4 million
  • Official Language: English & French
  • Currency: Canadian Dollar
  • Government Type: Parliamentary democracy; federation; constitutional monarchy
  • Academic Year
    Semester 1: early September to December
    Semester 2: January to April 

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