Regional Disparities In Canada Case Study

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Regions are created by the land and by the people who inhabit the land. With the different regions comes the variance in living and therefore each region will have its own practice rather than a single national system. The regional disparities in Canada are accentuated due to the north-south linkages between Canada and the United States. The support between the regions to resolve common problems, the availability of resources and the employment opportunities that have arose from the linkages between these bordering countries have further emphasized the regionalism in Canada. Canada is a very vast country and therefore has many different regions that each have their own difficulties. Because of the distance and differences between each region the…show more content…
Having large corporations in a new country allows for employment opportunities. Firms from the United States benefit from opening up large companies in Canada because it creates a bridge into the British and Canadian economy as well as their own. An example of this would be in the 1950s close to 100,000 new jobs were created from American companies with wages higher than in the rest of the Canadian Economy (Peterson, W. 2001). With the new job opportunities people within Canada migrated towards these openings for the higher income. Therefore the job opportunities that have arose from the American companies has lead to the relocation of people to larger cities and thus accentuated the regionalism within Canada. Regionalism will always exist due to the social constructs and the dividing boundaries. In Canada we have seen that regionalism is accentuated due to the north-south linkages between Canada and the United States by the support between the regions to resolve common problems, the availability of resources and the employment opportunities that have arose from these
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