came to Canada in 2004 and started this site so I could learn more
about Canada and Canadians. There is now a ton of information
available for you to read but it would be great to get information
from you and our other visitors. Would you please consider
sending in information on the history of places where you live and
the companies you work for or the charities you support?
Please consider this site to be a communal effort and help to tell
the story of Canada and Canadians so that we can educate everyone
about us and hopefully attract more people around the world to visit
Alastair McIntyre, FSA Scot
In the event you
don't know too much about Canada below you will find two good videos
which will introduce you to the country be you a visitor or looking
Canada.ca helps you
find Government of Canada information and services on any device,
including computers, tablets and smart phones.
There are many government departments and agencies, and it is
sometimes difficult to know who does what. That is why Canada.ca is
organized by topic and task.
The sections available on
This section brings you the history of Canada as well as the history
of all the Provinces and also includes histories of the ethnic
groups found in Canada including the First Nations. Makers of Canada
In this section you will learn of the really important people that
helped to build Canada to what it is today. We will also bring you a
section in here of other important Canadians as we find them. Pioneering
Here we explore the process that the Pioneers went through to settle
the land so you get a better understanding of the challenges they
faced and how they overcame them.
Canadian Armed Forces
Here we will research the various Canadian regiments and what they
did for Canada as well as the history of the RCMP.
Industry & Transport
In such a massive country transport links had to be developed which
was a major undertaking and especially the Canadian Pacific Railway.
We will also explore the various Industrial and Commercial sectors. Religion
Here we explore how religion developed in Canada and the important
work the churches and their ministers did to help build not only
churches but schools as well.
This is where we bring you information on culture, sports, music,
and if possible some travel information on Canada and their
Watch outstanding videos about Canada from coast to coast to coast.
CBC News Special:
Canada Day 150
Ottawa Canada 150 -
Traditional First Nations Pow Wow Drum Music, Ceremony, and Full
Experience My own record of settling in
Canada. The Dept. of Immigration of Ontario suggested that it would be
interesting if I documented my experiences in coming to Canada and
the progress I made towards getting Permanent Landed Status and then
on to Citizenship. I don't pretend this is an exciting read as
there is a lot of mundane stuff but you might find it of interest
and especially if you are thinking of settling in Canada.
And finally should you have
information on any aspects of Canada and its people and way of life
please feel free to contribute it to the site.
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