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Capital: Ottawa - Large Cities: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Edmonton - Languages: English, French - Religion: Christianity - Currency: Dollar

Location: Canada, the second largest country in the world, occupies all of the northern-most part of North America except Alaska in the west and the small French islands of St. Pierre & Miquelon. Twenty four percent of the population speak French. Canada is a federation of 10 provinces namely Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Labraov, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Saskatchewan, and three territories namely Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories and Nunavat.

Economics: Canada ranks seventh in the world in gross domestic product; it also ranks seventh in total volume of trade. The mineral industry, forest products, and agriculture have been major factors in Canada's economic development. Canada's lakes have more than 50% of the world's surface fresh water, and 75% of Canada's power needs are met by hydroelectric energy.

Trade and Export: Agriculture's contribution to the Canadian economy averages less than 4% of both GDP and employment. Agricultural exports, led by wheat, barley, pork and horticultural products, are less than 10% of all trade. Forests cover about half of Canada's total land area. Forest product exports, including pulp and paper, represent 15% of Canada's total export trade, nearly two-thirds is exported to the United States. Canada is the world's leading producer of newsprint, accounting for 40% of global output.

Minerals & Natural Resources: Canada ranks first in the world in mineral exports and third in mineral production after the U.S. and the states of the former Soviet Union. It is the world's largest producer of zinc, potash, uranium and nickel, the second largest producer of asbestos, silver, titanium, gypsum and sulfur; and a leading producer of molybdenum, aluminium, cobalt, gold, led, copper, iron and platinum. Canada is a major producer of hydroelectricity, oil and gas; unlike most of its industrial partners, it is a net exporter of energy (primarily gas and electricity).

The Niagara Falls: One of the greatest natural entertainer in the world, The Niagara falls is the major tourist attraction. The Niagara is the largest, biggest and widest water falls of the world. Everyone from around the world and also from the home never miss and the visitors of all over the world flowing towards this magnificent falling water body. The Niagara is the downward flow of the Niagara River and which is the major hydroelectric point in Canada. Nobody fail to visit and enjoy the scenic abundance of nature, The Niagara, one of the natural wonders of the world.

Mission in India:
Canadian High Commission
7/8, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri
New Delhi - 110 021
Tel: 011 - 2687 6500,
Telefax: 011 - 2687 0031, 26876579, 2688 6736, 2687 5387
Email: delhi@dfait-maeci.gc.ca
Website: :www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca

Indian Mission in Canada:
High Commission of India
10, Springfield Road, Ottawa
Ontario KIM 1C9, Canada
Tel: 00 - 1 - 613 - 7443751/ 53
Fax: 00 - 1 - 613 - 7440913
Email: hicomind@hciottawa.ca
Website: www.hciottawa.ca

Canada Travel http://www.canada.travel/india

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Useful Links, with tourism flavour

Canadian Tourism Exchange
If you operate a business that helps promote tourism in Canada, and your livelihood depends on the success of the tourism industry, we have the latest tools to help you succeed....join the ever increasing group of businesses that are making a difference...become a member of the Canadian Tourism Exchange

The Victoria & Vancouver Island Guide
Everthing you would like to know about Victoria and Vancouver Island accommodations, attractions,activities and information

Canadian Tourism Commission
The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) was created in 1995 to promote Canadian tourism in order to capitalize on one of the fastest-growing international industries.

Canada Tourism Directory
Canada.travelall.com, bringing you the best in Canada's tourism links. Covers Canadian Provinices and Territories, Activities, Attractions, Accommodation, Events, and Travel Information (transportation, weather).

Tourism New Brunswick
Welcome to New Brunswick, Canada! From the highest tides in the world to the warm saltwater beaches to a preserved history and a colourful culture, we can turn every vacation into an adventure

The Nunavut Handbook
The world's most comprehensive travel guide to Canada's Arctic one of the last great eco-tourism and adventure travel destinations on Earth.

Agawa Canyon Tour Trains - Algoma Central Railway
Welcome aboard one of the most popular train excursions in North America. This one day wilderness excursion will take you 114 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie, over towering trestles, alongside pristine northern lakes and rivers, and through the awesome granite rock formations and mixed forests of the Canadian Shield.

Important Places To Visit In Canada - Town and Cities
Bay Of Funday In New Brunswick, Calgary In Alberta, Cape Breton In Nova Scotia, Charlottetown In Prince Edward Island, Eastern Township in Quebec, Edmonton In Alberta, Fredericton In New Brunswick, Georgian Bay In Ontario, Halifax In Nova Scotia, Iqaluit In Nunavut, Jasper & Banff National Parks In Alberta, Labrador In Newfoundland and Labrador, Montreal In Quebec, Muskoka In Ontario, Okanagan In British Columbia, Ottawa In Ontario, Quebec City In Cuebec, Regina In Saskatchewan, Saskatoon In Saskatchewan, St.John's In Newfoundland and Labrador, Toronto In Ontario, Vancouver In British Columbia, Vancouver Island and Tofino In British Columbia, Victoria In British Columbia, Whistler In British Columbia, Whitehorse In Yukon, Winnipeg In Manitoba, Yellowknife In Northwest Territories, Isles De la Madeleine In Quebec.

Important Events and Festivals In Canada Every Year

Brigus Blueberry Festival - http://www.brigus.net
Canadian National Exhibition - http://www.theex.com
Calgary Exhibition & Stampede - http://calgarystampede.com
Canadian Aboriginal Festival - http://www.canab.com
Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Festival - http://www.canadianbirkie.com
Canadian Challenge Sled Dog Race - http://www.canadianchallenge.com
Canadian Finals Rodeo - http://www.canadianfinalsrodeo.com
Canadian International Air Show - http://www.cias.org
Capital EX & Edfest (Formerly Klondike Days) - http://www.capitalex.ca
Caribou Carnival - http://cariboucarnival.ca
Cdn North Yellowknife Midnight Golf - http://www.yellowknifegolf.com/default.aspx
Celebration of Swans (The CoS) - http://environmentyukon.gov.yk.ca
Celtic Colours International Festival - http://www.celtic-colours.com
Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest - http://www.ottawabluesfest.ca
Corner Brook Winter Carnival - http://www.cornerbrookwintercarnival.ca
Cornucopia - Whistler's Celebration Of wine and food - http://www.whistlercornucopia.com
Craven Country Jamboree - http://www.cravencountryjamboree.com
Dauphin’s Countryfest - http://www.countryfest.ca
Dawson City Music Festival - http://www.dcmf.com
Edmonton Folk Music Festival - http://www.efmf.ab.ca
Edmonton Int’l Fringe Theatre Festival - http://www.fringetheatreadventures.ca
Fall Flavours Prince Edward Island - http://www.fallflavors.ca
Festival Mode & Design - http://www.festivalmodedesign.com
Festival acadien de Clare - http://www.festivalacadiendeclare.ca
Festival du Voyageur - http://www.festivalvoyageur.mb.ca
Festival du nouveau cinéma - http://www.nouveaucinema.ca
Fetes de la Nouvelle-France - http://www.nouvellefrance.qc.ca/en
Folk on the Rocks - http://www.folkontherocks.com
Folklorama - http://www.folklorama.ca
Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt - http://www.grandprixvalcourt.com

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