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Name the easternmost capital city in Canada, which lies on the Avalon Peninsula on Newfoundland island.
St. Johns is the capital of New Foundland and Labrador, and is on the island of Newfoundland which is more east than any of the other provinces. The Avalon Peninsula is the peninsula which the Titanic sank beneath. Fredericton is New Brunswick's capital, Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia, and Charlottetown is the capital of Prince Edward Island.
Which of these plants does not appear in the Canadian coat of arms?
The floral motif includes the Canadian coat of arms from below. It features national plant symbols: English rose, Scottish thistle, Irish shamrock and French lily. Of course, the Canadian coat of arms could not lack maple leaves.
In which year did the first ice hockey match take place?
On March 3, 1875, the first recorded indoor ice hockey game took place at the Victoria Skating Rink in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Organized by James Creighton, who captained one of the teams, the game was between two nine-member teams, using a wooden 'puck'.
On which of this river there is Thousand Islands?
Saint Lawrence River
The Thousand Islands constitute an archipelago of 1,864 islands that straddles the Canada–US border in the Saint Lawrence River as it emerges from the northeast corner of Lake Ontario. They stretch for about 50 miles (80 km) downstream from Kingston, Ontario. The Canadian islands are in the province of Ontario and the U.S. islands in the state of New York.
What is the national summer sport of Canada?
Modern lacrosse in Canada has been a popular sport since the mid 1800s. Only field lacrosse was played until the 1930s, when box lacrosse was invented. In 1994 Parliament passed the National Sports of Canada Act which declared lacrosse to be "Canada's National Summer Sport", with ice hockey as the National Winter Sport.
Whose residence is this?
singer Sting, but he does not live in it.
is the property of Harald V - king of Norway
is the headquarters of the Prime Minister of Canada
is the property of Winston Churchill
24 Sussex Drive, originally called Gorffwysfa and usually referred to simply as 24 Sussex, is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Canada, located in the New Edinburgh neighbourhood of Ottawa, Ontario. Built between 1866 and 1868 by Joseph Merrill Currier, it has been the official home of the Prime Minister of Canada since 1951
In which country is the Avalon Peninsula located?
The peninsula is home to 262,410 people, about 51% of Newfoundland's population, according to the Canada 2011 Census. The peninsula is the location of St. John's, the provincial capital and largest city. It is connected to the main section of the island by the 5 km (3 mi) wide Isthmus of Avalon.
What sea does the Mackenzie River flow into?
The Mackenzie River is the longest river system in Canada, and has the second largest drainage basin of any North American river after the Mississippi River. The river's main stem is flowing north-northwest from Great Slave Lake into the Beaufort Sea, a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean, where it forms a large delta at its mouth.
Who is Canada's head of state?
The current Canadian monarch is Queen Elizabeth II, who has reigned since 6 February 1952. Elizabeth's eldest son, Prince Charles, is heir apparent. As a result, the current monarch is officially titled Queen of Canada and, in this capacity, she, her consort, and other members of the Canadian Royal Family undertake public and private functions domestically and abroad as representatives of Canada.
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