Anglo-Canadian Literature from 1960

Anglo-Canadian Literature from 1960

The prose received a strong boost from the 1960s in the so-called “Elizabethan Age” of Canadian literature: Margaret Laurence tells of the Puritan conventions of a small prairie town (Manawaka cycle, e.g. “The stone angel,” 1964; German, “The stone Engel «), Margaret Atwood’s extremely versatile prose thematizes, inter alia. Power issues in society and culture, […]

Toronto Islands

Attractions in Toronto

Attractions in Toronto Art Gallery of Ontario AGO is Canada’s leading art gallery, showing special exhibitions and a large permanent exhibition of international art. A European collection is housed on the ground floor, containing works from the Italian Renaissance, Flemish art, French paintings from the 17th century and Impressionist paintings, as well as works from Chagall […]

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Canada Overview

Magnificent tundra, vast forests and mighty mountain ranges. Canada is the world’s second largest country after Russia and 22 times larger than Sweden. With a population of around 35 million, it is also one of the world’s most sparsely populated countries with only three residents per square kilometer. Capital: Ottawa Biggest city: Toronto State: Confederate […]

CN Tower, Toronto

Transportation in Toronto

Public transportation Toronto’s well-developed mass transit system is managed by two companies. The main connections in the city center are operated by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC; Tel: (416) 393 46 36. Internet:, including the subway, the express train as well as the trams and buses. The two subway lines in Toronto operate Mon-Sat from 6 […]

Canada Arts and Literature

Canada Arts and Literature

Literature Both cultures in Canada – one English speaker with a Presbyterian heritage and one with the roots of pre-revolutionary, strictly Catholic French culture – are the backdrop against which literature must be viewed. The northern location, the wilderness and the great distances have created a certain Canadian mentality, which is common to both cultures, […]

Haiti Arts and Literature

Haiti Arts and Literature

Literature The Haitian literature was born at the same time that the country became independent in 1804, and the merit of it is mainly attributed to the playwrights Fligneau and Dupré. It was strongly influenced by French role models. Romance, Parnass and symbolism gained in Haiti’s representatives in the poets Oswald Durand, Justin Lhérisson and […]

Toronto Hotels

The following Toronto hotels are divided into three categories: Luxurious (over C $ 250) Moderate ( C $  150 to 250) Inexpensive (up to C $ 150) These are minimum prices for a double room excluding tax and breakfast unless otherwise stated specified. Province of Ontario sales tax and government sales tax are added to the hotel […]

Events in Toronto

Winterlicious Toronto is particularly popular with gourmets from late January to early February and July. During this time, participating restaurants offer a variety of culinary delights at affordable prices. Date: January 31, 2020 – February 13, 2020 Location: Participating restaurants Website: Canada Blooms Gardeners and designers as well as famous florists show their skills in the flower and […]

Countries and Flags in North America

Facts about North America

North America is one of the world’s seven continents. It is the third largest in area, and the fourth largest in population (513 million residents (2008)). North American countries According to countryaah, North America contains 23 nations, the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Central American states and the Caribbean, sometimes Cuba. In addition, there are […]