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  Canadian Geography Quizzes - Fun Map Games
Canada has greatly benefited from NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement), but is losing technically trained individuals to the the higher wages of the US and elsewhere.
The moose is native to Canada and a national symbol, appearing in the coat of arms of several provinces.
Even with its size, Canada is one of the lowest population density of any of the provinces or territories in the world.
www.sheppardsoftware.com /Canadian_Geography.htm   (514 words)

  
 Canada:Information | InfoResource>Computers>Canada
Canada is a vast nation with a wide variety of geological formations, climates, natural resources and ecological systems.
Canada is a parliamentary democracy, and the federal, provincial, and territorial legislatures are all elected.
The queen is represented in Canada by the governor-general and ten lieutenant governors.
anandathi.tripod.com /InfoResource/Computers/Canada.htm   (808 words)

  
 Canadian Embassy Belgrade | About Canada | Geography
Canada's motto, "From Sea to Sea," is geographically inaccurate.
Canada is divided into seven regions, each with a very different landscape and climate.
Canada's highest peaks, however, are not in the Rockies, but in the St. Elias Mountains, an extension of the Cordillera stretching north into the Yukon and Alaska.
www.canada.org.yu /index.asp?doc=geography-e.htm   (1114 words)

  
 CanadaInternational - Introducing Canada - Geography and Climate
Canada is a vast nation stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean and spanning a quarter of the world's time zones.
In the middle of Canada are the Prairies.
Encompassing Canada's Atlantic provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland) is the Appalachian region.
canadainternational.gc.ca /Intro/Geography_and_Climate-en.htm   (477 words)

  
 Geography of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canada spans an immense territory between the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east (hence the country's motto), with the United States to the south (contiguous United States) and northwest (Alaska), and the Arctic Ocean to the north; Greenland is to the northeast.
Canada's position between the Soviet Union (now Russia) and the US was strategically important during the Cold War as the route over the North Pole and Canada was the fastest route by air between the two countries and the most direct route for intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Canada claims 12 nautical miles (22 km) of territorial sea, a contiguous zone of 24 nautical miles (44 km), an exclusive economic zone of 200 nautical miles (370 km) and a continental shelf of 200 nautical miles (370 km) or to the edge of the continental margin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Geography_of_Canada   (2886 words)

  
 Canadian Geography :: oCanada.ca :: Canada's Portal
Canada's southern boundary is an 8,892 kilometer border with the United States.
In northernmost Canada only 12 per cent of the land is suitable for agriculture because of the harsh climate.
As a result, most of the population of Canada live within a few hundred kilometres of the southern border, where the climate is milder.
www.ocanada.ca /geography   (216 words)

  
 Canada Geography
Canada stretches from the Pacific Ocean on the west, to the Atlantic Ocean on the east.
Canada proved to be an excellent spot for trapping and trading of furs.
Canada is generally known for its cold winters and hot, but short, summers.
www.kidport.com /RefLib/WorldGeography/Canada/Canada.htm   (567 words)

  
 Canada Geography
Thus, most of the population of 30 million live within a few hundred kilometres of the southern border, where the climate is milder, in a long thin band stretching between the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans.
Canada's climate is characterized by its diversity, as temperature and precipitation differ from region to region and from season to season.
The seasons dictate the look of the land: according to whether the natural environment is in a state of dormancy or growth, Canadians may be alpine skiing...or water skiing.
www.nationbynation.com /Canada/Geo.html   (1087 words)

  
 Learn Canadian Provinces and Capitals - Free Software
Learn the geography of Canada with a free educational map puzzle.
Learn the provinces and territories of Canada and their capitals with this fun and educational puzzle game.
Large maps to learn geography, to color for fun, or to put together as a puzzle.
www.yourchildlearns.com /puzzle_canada.htm   (263 words)

  
 O Canada
Geography, resources, occupations, leisure activities, language and customs will be compared in the study, but the main emphasis is on people.
The intent of the unit is to develop an awareness of Canada as a bilingual country, and to develop understanding, appreciation and increased sensitivity to another region of Canada that has similarities and differences.
The intent of this study is to help students develop an understanding of the relationship of geography to patterns of life in Canada and the United States.
www.ecsu.ctstateu.edu /depts/edu/textbooks/canada.html   (2438 words)

  
 Geography of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Canada is thinly populated, however, with much of the land too cold or too mountainous for human settlement most Canadians live within 300km (186 miles) of the southern border.
Canada's boundaries span the widest portion of the North America continent, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean, from the United States along the 49th Parallel in the south to the North Pole, Arctice Ocean and Beaufort Sea in the north.
The entire expanse of Canada covers 9,976,140 km² (Land: 9,220,970 km² and Water: 755,170 km²) approximately 1.3 times the size of Australia and over 40 times the size of the United Kingdom.
www.trailcanada.com /canada/geography.asp   (129 words)

  
 Center for Education - Geography of Canada
The first unit introduces major themes in regional geography and provides an overview of Canada’s physical, historical, economic, and social geography.
In studying the regional geography of Canada, students not only gain an appreciation for the country’s amazing diversity but also learn how its regions interact with one another.
Prior to taking this course the student must have a grade of ‘C’ or better in a minimum of 3 credit hours of 100 level geography or written consent of department head.
www.ce.com /education/Geography-of-Canada-10128952.htm   (127 words)

  
 Canada Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Those expecting Canada to be a blander version of the USA should check their assumptions at the door.
Canada's wild northern frontier, which has etched itself into the national psyche, and its distinct patchwork of peoples have created a country that is decidedly different from its brash neighbour.
It's the edginess between Canada's indigenous, French and British traditions that gives the nation its complex three-dimensional character.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/north-america/canada   (329 words)

  
 Geography of Canada - Geography lesson plan (grades 3-5) - DiscoverySchool.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Based on the content of the Geography of Canada video, discuss the provinces of Canada, their geography and terrain, and the similarities and unique aspects of each province.
Students may choose to make their map as colorful as they wish, or include more information such as rivers, lakes, and forests, if they would like, as long as the maps are clear and readable and indicate the three main things you are looking for: provinces, territories, and urban centers.
Students may use travel magazines, geography texts and other library resources, and the Internet to conduct their research on the Canadian provinces.
school.discovery.com /lessonplans/programs/geo_canada   (698 words)

  
 CANADA
According to Statistics Canada, 72.0% of the population is concentrated within 150 kilometres (95 mi) of the nation's southern border with the United States, 70.0% live south of the 49th parallel, and over 60% of the population lives along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River between Windsor, Ontario and Quebec City.
Canada shares the world's longest undefended border with the US at 8,893 kilometres (5,526 mi); 2,477 kilometres (1,539 mi) are with Alaska.
Census of Canada: Census of Population, Census of Agriculture
www.solarnavigator.net /geography/canada.htm   (3667 words)

  
 OUP Canada: Regional Geography of Canada, Third Edition
In The Regional Geography of Canada Robert M. Bone identifies six regions, each with a distinctive complex of features -- physical, cultural, social, and economic -- that determine its place within an overall structure that he explains in terms of a 'core/periphery' model.
At the same time, he explores how Canada's spatial fabric is being transformed by economic and social forces in particular four tensions or 'fault lines': between French and English Canadians, centralists and decentralists, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people, and, finally, recent immigrants from around the globe and 'old-time' Canadians of European background.
ROBERT M. is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Geography at the University of Saskatchewan and the author The Geography of the Canadian North, 2nd edn (2003).
www.oup.com /ca/he/companion/bone   (227 words)

  
 Introduction to the Geography of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Introduction to the Geography of Canada, Geography 290
This assignment is a term paper in a second year introductory course on the geography of Canada.
The theme of the course is the political economy of regionalism in Canada, that is the mixture of political and economic influences that help create regional identities.
www.statcan.ca /english/liaison/hiebert/hie_intro.htm   (170 words)

  
 Census Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Census geography covers a wide range of geographic areas - from provinces and territories down to city blocks.
Illustrated glossary presents a plain language overview of geography concepts, products and services.
GeoSearch makes it easy to find any place in Canada, see it on a map, and get basic Census data for that place.
geodepot.statcan.ca /diss/index_e.cfm   (181 words)

  
 Curricular Resources in Canadian Studies: Canadian Geography
Questions/answers on Canadian Geography may be found in our "All Subjects" section at the top of the page, the "Social Studies" section, as well as the general "Reference" section.
The focus of CCIW is on water research, generating new knowledge that is critical for the effective management of Canada's freshwater and marine resources.
Geography is one element under which links are organized.
www.cln.org /subjects/can-geog_cur.html   (828 words)

  
 Geography and climate in Canada
Canada's climate varies wildly based on geography, from perma-frost in the north to four distinct seasons towards the equator.
In this region the temperature can climb up to 35 degrees Celsius in the summer and descend to a chilly -25 degrees Celsius during winter.
Canada's climate and environment are one of the main reasons that Canada is such a succesful country.
www.nriol.com /welcome2canada/geography-climate-in-canada.asp   (294 words)

  
 Pullman Kids: Geography: Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In Canada, the country of the United States of America (U.S.A.) is either called "the States" (as in "We're going to the States for the weekend") or "the U.S." (as in "There's no public health care in the U.S.").
The capital city of Canada is Ottawa, Ontario.
Canada travel site These very commercial tourism sites are included to help parents plan a trip.
www.pullmankids.com /geo/can/can.html   (388 words)

  
 Geography of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
See Geography of Canada for an overall description.
Articles that relate to political division of Canada should be filed at :Category:Political Geography of Canada.
Category:Canada Canada Canada de:Kategorie:Geographie (Kanada) fr:Catégorie:Géographie canadienne ja:Category:&12459;&12490;&12480;&12398;&22320;&29702;
category-geography-of-canada.iqnaut.net   (90 words)

  
 Geography Of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
If you would like to use this flag of Canada or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this map of Canada or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for Canada or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /country_guides/canada_country_geography.shtml   (399 words)

  
 Geography Challenge
After 12 successful years and over 2 million student participants, the Geography Challenge continues to build interest in geography among young Canadians by allowing them to test their knowledge in friendly competition.
By using technology and adventure, the Royal Canadian Geographic Society initiative is quickly becoming the largest educational expedition in the world.
By "Telling Canadians and the world about Canada — One Step at a Time", the Expedition is bringing geography, science, technology and health into schools with a new meaning to "higher learning".
www.geochallenge.ca /geochallenge/default.asp   (300 words)

  
 Cañada College | Academics | Geography
Geography provides insights about the earth as the human habitat.
Cañada College offers lower division coursework required for transfer in Geography.
Students should use PROJECT ASSIST (www.assist.org) to research lower division major requirements at the transfer destination(s) of their choice.
www.canadacollege.net /academics/degrees/geography.html   (179 words)

  
 Listings Canada: Geography
Explore and discover Canada - your online resource for travel, cartography, photography, geography, and educational tools.
Making Canada better known to Canadians and to the world.
Welcome to GeoWorld The Geography Educator's World Last Total Update - January 4th 2004 (individual sections are updated on rotating basis) You are the visitor to this site.
listingscanada.ca /Science_and_Humanities/Geography   (263 words)

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