Presentation on theme: "Canada’s Land and People VOCABULARY. There are 7 physical regions of Canada: Canadian Shield St. Lawrence Lowlands Appalachian Interior Plains Western."— Presentation transcript:
A self-governing region. **Picture in a few slides**
A large region that belongs to a country, but does not have the same rights or self government as the rest of the country. **Picture on next slide**
Fishing has been the central economic activity of the Atlantic Provinces since the time of European settlement. The Grand Banks is one of the best fishing areas in the world.
Most of the country’s manufactured goods are made here. Four of the five Great Lakes are on the border of Canada: Superior, Huron, Erie, and Ontario The St. Lawrence River provides Ontario and Quebec with a direct water route between the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean. These two provinces are called the heartland of Canada. The St. Lawrence River is the most important river in Canada. The river provides transportation for goods, services, and people.
The three territories are the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territory, and Nunavut. They make up 40% of Canada’s land area. Few people live here. There are no large cities. The only real economic activity is mining. Most of the people hunt and fish.
A government policy that calls for some type of action, such as raising tariffs (prices), to protect a market from imports (goods brought in for sale). These laws taxed imports. Thus, the imports cost more so the people bought less of them.