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Canada

Population: 33,390,141
Area: 3,855,102 sq. miles
Location: North America
Capital: Ottawa
Major Cities: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver
Language(s): English, French
Winter Olympic Debut: 1924

Pre Vancouver
38
38
43
Vancouver 2010
14
7
5

Covering more than one-third of North America, Canada extends southward from the North Pole to the United States border and across six different time zones.

Canada: Olympic Tradition

Canada has participated in every Olympic Winter Games, and is 7th on the all-time medal chart with 119 (38 gold, 39 silver and 42 bronze). Canada has never won a gold medal at a Games, Summer or Winter, that it has hosted; expect that to change in 2010.

Canada: Vancouver Outlook

Canada has improved its medal total every Olympics since 1984, and with athletes such as hockey star Sidney Crosby competing, that trend is expected to continue on home snow and ice in Vancouver.

Explore & Compare

Explore & Compare

How many golds did the U.S. win at the 1980 Lake Placid Games? How do Norway, Sweden and Finland match up from Olympics to Olympics? Explore and compare medal standings through the years.

Parade of Nations

Parade of Nations

Parade of Nations

Images of the Parade of Nations at the 2010 Olympic Opening Ceremony.

Parade of Nations: U.S. delegation

Parade of Nations: U.S. delegation

Images of the U.S. delegation at the Opening Ceremony on Feb. 12.

2010 Medal Standings

CountryGOLDSILVERBRONZETotal
CANUSA9151337
CANGER1013730
CANCAN147526
CANNOR98623
CANAUT46616
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