• Edmonton

    What is Edmonton economy based on?

    Calgary and Edmonton The economic profile of the two regions is slightly different. Both cities are mature service economies built on a resource extraction base inside. However, Calgary is predominant in hosting the regional and national headquarters of oil and gas exploration and drilling companies. What is the main economy of Edmonton? Edmonton is a city built on the oil and gas industry, which has been an engine of its economy for many decades. The dominance of industry has led to the development of other industries, including emerging technologies, which now have their own impact on the city’s more diverse economy today. What is the main source of Alberta’s economy?…

  • Vancouver

    What is the main industry in Vancouver BC?

    Vancouver Island’s economy is diverse. Key industries include Tourism, agriculture, aquaculture, forestry, manufacturinghigh technology and education. What is Vancouver’s largest industry? The Vancouver metropolitan region had a total GDP of $135.6 billion in 2017. The largest contributor was the financial, insurance and real estate (FIRE) sectorwith $41 billion in economic output or 31% of the region’s GDP (See Figure 1). What industry is Vancouver known for? Major economic sectors include trade, film and TV, technology, tourism, natural resources and construction. What is British Columbia’s main industry? Geography severely limits agricultural production in British Columbia, where cultivated land makes up only a small percentage of the province’s total area. Forestry it…

  • Canada

    Is Canada a European Union country?

    Canada-EU Relations Our relationship is the The oldest formal relationship in the EU with any industrialized country, officially dates back to 1959 when we signed the Cooperation Agreement on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy. Canada is one of the official strategic partners of the EU. Is Canada a European country? canada is a country in north americaIts southern and western border with the United States, which stretches 8,891 kilometers (5,525 miles), is the longest binational land border in the world. Canada’s capital is Ottawa and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Which country is not a member of the European Union? Norway is not a…

  • Surrey

    How old is the Queen of Surrey?

    QUEEN OF SURREY (IMO: 7902221) is a Ro-Ro/passenger ship that was built in 1981 (40 years ago) and sails under the Canadian flag. When was the Queen of Surrey built? MV Queen of Surrey How tall is the Queen of Surrey? Description. Queen of Surrey is a Class C double-ended loading and unloading ferry that was 139.4 m (457 ft 4 in) in overall length and 417 ft 4 in (127.2 m) between perpendiculars with a beam of 90 ft 7 in (27.6 m), a gross register tonnage (GRT) of 6,969, and a deadweight tonnage (DWT) of 1,099 built. How old is the Queen of Cowichan ferry? 45 yearsQueen of…

  • London

    How many prisoners have escaped from the Tower of London?

    The Tower of London can seem like an airtight fortress, with intimidating gates, a mighty moat, and fearsome meat hunters. Even so, about 40 prisoners they have escaped its clutches over the centuries, approximately one per generation. Who successfully escaped from the Tower of London? John stayed in the Tower of London from 1597 until his escape! Who escaped the Tower of London first? Ranulf FlambardThe first prisoner of the Tower, Ranulf Flambard, Bishop of Durham he was also the first escapee from the Tower. In 1101 he climbed out of one of the windows of the White Tower using a rope smuggled in a gallon of wine. Who escaped…

  • Newfoundland

    Were there Vikings in Newfoundland?

    A group of researchers from the Netherlands claims they have added evidence to a body of evidence proving the Vikings were the first known europeans cross the Atlantic and set foot on North American soil, erecting a small settlement on the north coast of Newfoundland at least 1,000 years ago. Did the Vikings settle in Newfoundland? Discover VikingsThis and later archaeological discoveries proved that Leif Erickson and teams of Norse explorers settled here in Newfoundland and Labrador (or Vinland as they called it). L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the only authenticated Norse site in North America. Where in Newfoundland did the Vikings land?…

  • London

    Why are the guards at the Tower of London called Beefeaters?

    Henry VII’s personal guards were the first ‘Beefeaters’, so called they were allowed to eat as much meat as they wanted from the King’s tableand Henry VIII decreed that some of them would stay and guard the Tower permanently. Why are Beefeaters called Beefeaters? The name Beefeaters is often thought to come from the French word – ‘buffetier’. (The buffetiers were guards in the palace of the French kings. They protected the king’s food). Do Beefeaters families live in the Tower of London? 2. LIVE ON SITE. As a tradition dating back 700 years, all Yeoman Warders and their families live within the walls of the Tower. At this time,…

  • Canada

    Is hockey invented in Canada?

    The contemporary sport of ice hockey was developed in Canadamost notably in Montreal, where the first indoor game was played on March 3, 1875. Some features of that game, such as the length of the ice rink and the use of a puck, have been preserved to this day. Was hockey invented by a Canadian? Early evidence of ice hockey in Canada. Research by hockey historians Gidén, Houda, and Martel therefore reveals that ice hockey is not a canadian inventiondespite conflicting claims that various Canadian cities and towns are the true “birthplace” of the game. Which country invented hockey? The modern game of hockey arose in England in the mid-18th…

  • Toronto

    Where can I take a girl out in Toronto?

    Here are 10 totally unique date ideas in Toronto: 1 Rage together in Battle Sports. 2 Feel the heat at a Turkish day spa. 3 Have a romantic picnic in High Park. 4 Get hot and sweaty in Scarborough Bluffs. 5 Serenade us at Bar + Karaoke. 6 Have a fairytale romance at 100-year-old Castle Loma. Where can I take a girl in Toronto? Toronto date ideas that will show you care Rent a tandem bike in the Toronto Islands. Take the Beyond Kensington Market Toronto Food Tour. Have a picnic at Trinity Bellwoods Park. Eat in a romantic restaurant, of course. Stroll through Toronto’s incredible museums. Relax together in…