Chapter 10
Canada
Section 1
Ontario and
Quebec:
Bridging Two
Cultures
The boundary
between Ontario
and Quebec is
formed by the
Ottawa River.
The
primary
language
spoken in
Ontario is
English.
French is the
primary
language ...
…spoken
in Quebec.
Canada’s head of
state is known as the
monarch of Britain.
Canada’s head of
government is
known as the
Prime Minister.
Stephen Harper is the current PM of Canada,
shown on the top left with the queen, and the
bottom right. Pierre Trudeau was a popular
Prime Minister, shown on the bottom left.
Since it was located
on the border
between Ontario
and Quebec,
Ottawa was chosen
capital of Canada.
Toronto has a diverse population of many
ethnic backgrounds which include
Chinese, British, Italian, First Nation,
Portuguese, East Indian, German, Greek,
Polish, Ukrainian and French.
First Nation ceremony reenactment
Jacques Cartier
People in Quebec have French
ancestors going back to the
earliest European settlers.
Although the French were
defeated by the British, tens
of thousands remained in the
area, as colonists.
During the 1960s, Francophones had a
great concern that their language and
culture might die from the region.
The goal of Quebec’s separatists
was to break away from the rest of
Canada and become an
independent country.
Reviewing Key Terms
federation
Francophone
Quiet Revolution
Canada’s 10
provinces and 3
territories are
united in a
federation.
Many
residents of
Quebec are
people who
speak French
as their first
language,
which makes
them
Francophones
When great changes were made
peacefully in Quebec’s government, it
was called a Quiet Revolution.
Separatists are people who
want Quebec to become an
independent country.
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