Read below to learn about Canadas identity , land , etc !
Welcome to Canada !
Canadians are closely connected to their land . Our land shapes the peoples ways of living . This country has been known as Canada since 1867 , and has been home to many indigenous peoples for thousands of years .
The most popular places in all of Canada are Vancouver and Toronto. Vancouver is favourited for its beautiful , majestic landscapes that presents a natural playground for everyone who lives there , or visits . People can swim in the ocean , rollerblade through one of the parks , and ski in the mountains any time you want .
Toronto on the other hand is known most for the CN Tower , however land-wise, you may visit Niagara Falls . It is estimated that 30 million people visit there yearly . You may also visit the CN Tower , one of their famous museums , or perhaps you can join along with the Haunted Walk which offers some spooky tales and gory facts .
How is Canada's Identity Expressed ?
Canada's identity consists of the land , animals , symbols , culture, sports , beautiful art and architecture , music , and literature . Some examples of these are the climates and landforms , the Canadian flag , fiddle music , hockey etc. Though , these aren't the only things that affect the well being of Canada's identity . First Nations , Inuit , and Metis cultures continue to influence Canada's identity today.
Why are Certain Lands Set Aside ?
The reason why certain land is set aside in Canada is to protect reserves , heritage sites , such as the Rocky Mountains , Nahanni National Park Reserve , etc , and the Crownland .
How Was Canada Named ?
Expectations of Treaties ?
The Royal Proclamation of 1763 was issued by the British King George III in 1763 . Britain was establishing control over territory it had taken over France . The Proclamation was a necessary first step to creating relationships with the British Crown , French Canada and the First Nations whom lived in the territories .
The Creation of Medicare ; one defining aspect of Canada is medicare . The government of Saskatchewan , led by Tommy Douglas enacted a universal health care plan in 1962 . The program proved a success and was then introduced to the medical care act in 1966 . Each province was allowed to create a health care plan . Today the government , provinces , and the territories all have a key role in administering the health care system of Canada .