As noted by “Random History”, a black bear cub from Winnipeg was donated to the London Zoo in 1915.“Winnie” became a favourite of Christopher Robin Milne and inspired the stories written by his father A.A. Milne called “Winnie the Pooh.”
Some common business practices and customs would include: offering coffee, tea, water, or juice to those visiting you in your place of work, taking the lead from your host when attending a meeting, and confirming appointments in advance of attending a meeting.
Canada has hosted the Olympic Games on three occasions—the 1976 Summer Games in Montreal; the 1988 Winter Games in Calgary; and the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.
According to Statistics Canada, Canada’s native-born population grew by just approximately 379,000 people between 2007 and 2011, whereas 1 million immigrants arrived in Canada during those five years.
Most Sector Councils have information and resources on career opportunities in their sector. Check out the many resources and programs available by visiting the web sites of the Sector Councils.You can link to them all by visiting the DayPlanner web site – Link #3.
Most people will become uncomfortable if you stand too close to them. Whenever possible, give people some “personal space,” for example, the distance of a handshake. In crowded situations such as on a bus or subway, this may not be possible.
As of 2011, the populations of some of Canada’s largest cities: Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . 5,583,064 Montreal. . . . . . . . . . . 3,824,221 Vancouver . . . . . . . . . 2,313,328 Ottawa/Gatineau . . . . 1,236,324 Calgary . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,214,839 Edmonton . . . . . . . . . 1,159,869
Many of the Sector Councils have links to companies/employers in their sector. Visit the Sector Council web sites to explore the links to employers. Learn more
There are many newspapers, radio stations, and television stations that focus on cultural groups in Canada. Many of the newspapers and radio stations can be accessed on the Internet. Learn more
According to the 2011 Census, after Canadian (57.8%), the other most frequently reported origins were English, French, Scottish, Irish, German, Italian, Chinese, North American Indian, and Ukrainian.