St. John's, Newfoundland (Canada)

What to See in Canada

Kingston, Ontario (Canada) According to PHARMACYLIB, Kingston is located on the northern shore of Lake Ontario at the confluence of the Rideau Canal and not far from where the St. Lawrence River originates. The city is located 150 km southwest of Ottawa. Kingston, since the 17th century, was one of the main trading posts on […]

Toronto (Canada)

Toronto (Canada)

Toronto is Canada ‘s largest city and one of the world’s largest financial centers. In addition, Toronto is Canada ‘s most ethnically diverse city, with about 49% of its residents being immigrants. It is located in the southeastern part of the province of Ontario, which is called the “Golden Horseshoe” or “Ontario Peninsula”, on the […]

Fredericton, New Brunswick (Canada)

Fredericton, New Brunswick (Canada)

According to NEOVIDEOGAMES, the city of Fredericton is the capital of the province of New Brunswick. It is located at the confluence of its tributary, the Nashwaak River, into the St. John River. The Saint John River divides Fredericton into northern and southern parts. Administrative and historical buildings, banks and offices are concentrated in the […]

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 […]

Canada flag

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: www.ttc.ca), 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, […]