Canada is located in the northern part of North America. With ten provinces and three territories, it shares its border with the Atlantic Ocean in the East, the Arctic Ocean in the North, and the Pacific Ocean in the West. It covers almost 9.98 million sq. Kilometer area and ranked on 2nd position in the world’s largest countries. Majority of its part is covered by forest and tundra so, with respect to land, it comes on 4th position. Canada has the largest bi-national land border with the US and largest coastline that touches three Oceans. This country goes through many temperature changes the majority of its part suffers from severely cold winter while in the South region the summer is warm.
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- 1 Public Holidays in Canada
- 2 Capital of Canada
- 3 President of Canada
- 4 Prime Minister of Canada
- 5 Population of Canada
- 6 Flag of Canada
- 7 Currency of Canada
- 8 Religion in Canada
- 9 Dialing code of Canada
- 10 Crime Rate in Canada
- 11 Famous Airport in Canada
- 12 Top Destinations of Canada
- 13 Area of Canada
- 14 GDP of Canada
- 15 Sports in Canada
Public Holidays in Canada
|Tuesday||January 01||New Year’s Day|
|Monday||February 18||Louis Riel Day||3rd Monday in February. Statutory holiday in Manitoba|
|Monday||February 18||Family Day||3rd Monday in February. Statutory holiday in several provinces|
|Monday||February 18||Nova Scotia Heritage Day||3rd Monday in February|
|Monday||March 18||St. Patrick’s Day||Newfoundland and Labrador Govt. Only|
|Wednesday||April 17||National Canadian Film Day||massive one day celebration|
|Friday||April 19||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday. Statutory, Except in Quebec where Easter Monday can’t be taken as an alternative|
|Monday||April 22||Easter Monday||Nunavut. Optional in Alberta and Quebec|
|Monday||April 22||St. George Day||Newfoundland and Labrador Govt. holiday|
|Sunday||May 12||Mother’s Day||2nd Sunday in May. Not a Public Holiday|
|Monday||May 20||National Patriots’ Day||Quebec only. Commemoration of lower Canada Rebellion in 1837|
|Monday||May 20||Victoria Day||Monday on or before May 24. Statutory, except in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia|
|Sunday||June 16||Father’s Day||3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday|
|Friday||June 21||National Aboriginal Day||Northwest Territories, Yukon. Provisional Statutory Holiday|
|Monday||June 24||Discovery Day||Monday nearest June 24th. Newfoundland and Labrador only|
|Monday||June 24||The National Holiday of Quebec||Quebec only|
|Monday||July 01||Canada Day|
|Tuesday||July 09||Nunavut Day||Nunavut only. Not a holiday for federal employees|
|Monday||July 15||Orangeman’s Day||Newfoundland and Labrador|
|Monday||August 05||Civic Day||First Monday in August|
|Monday||August 05||Civic Holiday||Ontario. Non Statutory but widely observed|
|Monday||August 05||Heritage Day||Alberta. Optional Holiday. First Monday in August|
|Monday||August 19||Discovery Day||Third Monday in August, Yukon only|
|Monday||September 02||Labour Day||First Monday in September|
|Monday||October 14||Thanksgiving||2nd Monday in October. Statutory, except in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and, Prince Edward Island|
|Monday||November 11||Remembrance Day||Statutory holiday in many regions|
|Wednesday||December 25||Christmas Day|
|Thursday||December 26||Boxing Day||Non-statutory and Designated retail closing day in Nova Scotia|
|Tuesday||December 31||New Year’s Eve||Quebec Govt. Only|
Capital of Canada
The national capital city of Canada in Ottawa. It is located on the bank of “Ottawa River”. With a population of almost 964,743, it becomes the fourth largest city.
President of Canada
Being a Parliamentary Democratic county Canada doesn’t have any President.
Prime Minister of Canada
Mr. Justin Trudeau is the current Prime Minister of Canada and elected in 2015, on Nov-04. Prime Minister in Canada serves as the Chairman of Cabinet and Head of the Government.
Population of Canada
In 2018, the estimated population of Canada is over 37.06 million which is equivalent to 0.48% of the total population of the world. It ranked on 38th position in the world’s most populated countries.
Flag of Canada
The current Canadian flag is consist of three vertical red bars of red, white, and red color with a red maple leaf located in the center.
Currency of Canada
The national currency of Canada is the Canadian Dollar. The official code for currency is CAD and commonly used symbol is $.
Religion in Canada
Dialing code of Canada
The international dialing code of Canada is +1.
Crime Rate in Canada
Canada has a crime index 39.47 and safety index 60.53 in the world.
Famous Airport in Canada
Being a developed countries Canada deals with many national and international flights. Some of its busiest airports are Calgary International Airport which serves Calgary community and located in Alberta province, Edmonton International Airport which serves Edmonton Capital Region located in Alberta province, Gander International Airport which serves Gander community and located in Newfoundland and Labrador, Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport which serves Moncton and located in New Brunswick province, and Halifax Stanfield International Airport which serves Halifax Regional Municipality and located Nova Scotia.
Top Destinations of Canada
Canada has everything from cosmopolitan streets of Toronto to the mountain peaks. It has too many places to spend plan a trip on. Some of the best places to visit here are Jasper National Park, Banff, Niagara Falls, Victoria & Vancouver Island, Vancouver, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec City.
Area of Canada
With the area of almost 9.985 sq. Kilometers it becomes the 2nd largest country in the world.
GDP of Canada
In 2017, the estimated GDP of Canada is 1653.04 billion US Dollars which 2.67% of the total world’s economy.
Sports in Canada
Canadian people love a wide variety of games such as Canadian Football, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Curling, Lacrosse, and Ice Hockey.