Canada USA Borderlands

Photo: Jasperdo, Peace Arch International Park (Some rights reserved) Launching our resource page documenting the borderlands of Canada and the USA. Wikipedia: The Canada–United States border (French: frontière Canada–États-Unis), is the longest international border in the world between two countries. Eight Canadian provinces and territories (Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and New …

Great Lakes

Photo: NASA Goddard, Great Lakes (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: The Great Lakes (French: les Grands-Lacs) are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River. They consist of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, …

Ontario

Photo: Maxine Power, Hamilton (Some rights reserved) Ontario is bordered by the province of Manitoba to the west, Hudson Bay and James Bay to the north, and Quebec to the east, and to the south by the U.S. states of Minnesota, Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/afQg8wK1f9CGiXww6 HeadlinesThe Ford government is harming Ontario’s environmental future Celebrations September is Mushroom Month in Canada. [email protected] Terra …

Toronto

Photo: Amber Dawn Pullin, Skyline (Some rights reserved) Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. Take a walk in the parks. A highway along the lake has been transformed into more pedestrian-friendly spaces. Upcoming EventsMonday, October 24 Toronto mayoral election – Wikipedia Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/LfJAc7h2hmq1pesK8 Planeta.com

Saskatchewan

Photo: Canada Tourism, Dog sledding (Some rights reserved) Saskatchewan is bordered on the west by Alberta , on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the east by Manitoba , and on the south by the U.S. states of Montana and North Dakota. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/XSrfHxZekEyyEKe6A Elsewhere on the WebSaskatchewan Environmental SocietySaskatchewan Tourism Education Councilhttp://www.saskatchewantraveltales.com The …

Indigenous cultures, languages, and peoples in Canada

Poster (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Indigenous and First Nations peoples of Canada Celebrations and Commemorations June National Indigenous History Monthrcaanc-cirnac.gc.ca/eng/1621447127773/1621447157184 June 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day #NationalIndigenousPeoplesDay For more information on First Nations, Inuit and Métis-led virtual activities, please visit the official pages for National Indigenous Organizations: Assembly of First Nations Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami …

Newfoundland and Labrador

Photo: Becky Matsubara, Atlantic Puffin (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: Newfoundland and Labrador is the easternmost province of Canada. Situated in the country’s Atlantic region, it is composed of the island of Newfoundland and the continental region of Labrador to the northwest, with a combined area of 405,212 square kilometres (156,500 sq mi). In 2018, the …

North America

Roofdog: What is North American identity? (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com spotlights the North American continent — the big three  (Canada, Mexico, and the United States) and the rest of the continent including Central America and the Caribbean. Translating: What is North American identity?Spanish: ¿Cuál es la identidad de América del Norte?French: Quelle est l’identité nord-américaine? …

United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA)

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Version 2.0 of NAFTA: USCMA = Acronym for the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement, a free trade agreement among Canada, Mexico, and the United States Starting date: July 1, 2020 Key LinksusmcaAgreement between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada 7/1/20 ReportsA Winning Bet: The USMCA at One …

Canada Day

Canada Flag Canada Day (French: Fête du Canada) is the national day of Canada. The day marks the date in 1867 when three British colonies were joined to create the Dominion of Canada. Wikipedia: A federal statutory holiday, it celebrates the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the Constitution Act, 1867 (then called …