logging in or signing up Canada nikkytan123 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 99 Category: Business & Fin.. License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: August 09, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Oh Canada! : Oh Canada! The beautiful city of Vancouver! Community Living : Community Living Population: 578,041 (as of 2006) Geography and climate: Shielded from the Pacific Ocean by Vancouver Island. Sports: Ice hockey (Yes we won the Olympics!) History : Founded in 1866, was used as a port to bring goods from Asia to the East. Tourist and Attractions : Tourist and Attractions Stanley Park Grouse Mountain Whistler Traditions/Festivals : Traditions/Festivals Tradition Boxing Day (after christmas shopping spree!) Vancouver Pride Parade (August) Festival HSBC Celebration of lights (End July) Pacific Northwest Exhibition (End August) Enticing Entertainment : Enticing Entertainment Clubs/Bars Student community Outdoor living (Active lifestyle) Fabulous Food : Fabulous Food All kinds of Food! Best food is salmon Sashimi/sushi! Canadian food: Maple Syrup, Poutine, Smarties Education/Health : Education/Health Education is provided for free (if you are a resident), up till post secondary. Post secondary is relatively expensive, but UBC is one of the most affordable universities (ranging around $5000/year in tuition). Healthcare is provided for FREE as well. (Universal healthcare system) Economy : Economy Driven primarily by trade, film and natural resources. Largest major Asia-Pacific port in North America. Host almost 10% of all Hollywood movies. Headquarters to major mining and forestry companies. Social Problems : Social Problems Downtown East Hastings is not a desirable place to live in. Drugs is a big problem in terms of marijuana use. Legal drinking age is 19, therefore underage drinking tends to be high. Structure/Government : Structure/Government Constitutional Monarchy (Mix between American and British political systems.) Queen of Britain is represented by Governor General Federal and provincial governments Current PM: Mr. Steven Harper Current BC Premier: Mr. Gordon Campbell Recent Events : Recent Events Canada won the Gold Medal in Olympics Men Hockey. Vancouver is voted as World’s Number 1 city to live in. (2009) London-based Economist Intelligent Survey (EIU) UBC : UBC @ Life : @ Life EB consists of 7 members (LCP and 6 VPs) Portfolios: Finance, Corp. Relations, Talent Mgt., Alum. Relations, Communications, Outgoing Exchange. 4 conferences/ year LC Bonding times Slide 14: @ UBC and the good times! Slide 15: @ UBC and the GREAT times! You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.