by Chris Hamilton on 10/01/08 at 2:27 am
Describing certain facts on Canada and the quality of life here.
Living here in Canada all of my life I have learned many things about my country I would like to share with those of you who don’t know much about Canada. Although its not totally informative and does give you a base idea on life here in our great country.
The life expectancy here in Canada according to recent studies show men live to be to the average of 77 years where as the women have a longer life expectancy and live to be around 84 years.
Our biggest province here is Quebec which covers an area over 1,365,128 square kilometres.
Highest Populated Area
Our province with the biggest population is Ontario with an outstanding 12.5 million people. Quebec is the second highest populated area with 7.6 million people.
Canadian Sports Inventor
Did you know that basketball was invented by a Canadian named Dr. James Naismith. Dr. Naismith was originally from a small town in Ontario called “Almonte” in which I grew up. He invented the game while working in Boston with college students.
Canada’s SizeRead more in USA & Canada
Canada is the second largest country in the world next to Russia. The area size of Canada is a whopping 9,984,670 square kilometres.
Immigrants In Canada
A little over 16% of Canada’s population are immigrants which equals to roughly 5.5 million people. The total population of people in Canada is nearly 32 million people if not more.
The boundary line or boarder that separates Canada and the United States is 8890 kilometres long.
The Trans-Canada Highway is over 7604 kilometres in length and is the longest national highway in the entire world.
Deepest Lake In Canada
The deepest lake we have here in our country is Great Slave Lake. This lake is located in the Northwest Territories and is a little over 614 metres deep.
The largest city here in Canada is Toronto. This city is home to over 5 million people and Toronto residents hold more university educations than any other country in the world.
Best City To Live In
According to studies and research, Vancouver in British Columbia is tied with Zurich Switzerland for having the highest quality of life of any other city in the world.
Quality Of Life
According to the United Nations Human Development Index, Canada has got the highest quality of life in the world making it an ideal place to live and raise a family.