One of the things that affect it is tectonic activity. The Canadian Shield is a 2.5 billion year craton made of igneous rock. Today there are many metallic minerals in the area including nickel, gold, and chromium. These are all important contributors to the economy in the Canadian Shield. The Canadian Shield is the largest producer in Canada of nickel, copper, gold platinum group metals, copper, salt and structural materials. Mining benefits all areas of the province, providing a broad scope of employment and entrepreneurial opportunities. One of the biggest mines in the Canadian shield is the nickel mines in Sudbury. They were once the world’s largest producer of nickel. Nickel is used in a variety of different ways, but is mostly used for stainless steel. Another mineral they mine is chromium. It is used to harden steel and is an ingredient in paints and dyes. The final mineral they mine is gold, there are many gold mines in the Canadian shield including a large mine in Cochrane. It lies the biggest undeveloped pure gold deposit in Canada. This is why the Tectonic movement in the Canadian shield directly affects the economy.
In both Bone’s The Regional Geography of Canada, and Warkentin’s A Regional Geography of Canada: Life, Land, Space the methods used to look at the province of British Columbia are different. Both authors take different standing on their views of regional geography as a whole, as well as the overall view of BC as a province. Both chapters identify the attributes of British Columbia, explain their opinions as to what they feel make up the identity of BC, and what makes it a homeland. Bone and Warkentin take different approaches to the explanation of the province and have different strengths and weaknesses in their approaches.
How do natural characteristics of Canada influence human activity, and how might human activity influence Canada’s natural characteristic?
In British Columbia resource-based activities have been the basis of BC’s economy throughout history, and the aboriginal people depended on the resources of the land and sea for their food. Fish processing remains a very important part of BC’s economy. In 2010, the economic impact for fishing was $546 million dollars in wages and benefits, 55 million in tax revenues, freshwater fishing came to $957 million in expenditures. As for Alberta’s economy, it is a highly developed one, the oil industry has a significant impact in Alberta’s economy. Alberta has supplied oil and gas to the rest of Canada and the USA. A rapid rise in the worlds price of oil in the early 1970s drove Alberta’s economy to a rapid increase.. Alberta’s oil is used for transportation fuels, to heat homes/buildings, generate electricity, and manufacture lubricants, waxes, plastics and more. Alberta is the home to the largest oil reserve in the country; in 2012 the oil sands produced 1.74 million barrels of oil a day and estimated to 90 billion dollars to Canada 's gross domestic product.
Canada’s government and the Canadian economic system are currently doing a poor job of addressing the values of Canadian citizens when it comes to their inputs concerning Canada’s employment rate. The goal of every country is to have every individual working a steady job, and earning an income. This is known as full employment. Before the Canadian recession around 2009, the country was very close to full employment, but the economics decline caused Canada to fall farther away from their goal. As of now, Canada has mostly recovered all of the jobs that were lost during the downturn. However, this does not mean that Canada is in the clear, as many Canadian citizens are still having trouble
In 1945 World War two had come to an end. Canada, a great contributor to the war, had many challenges to face and overcome post war. A major part of these challenges were environmental challenges, which Canada primarily encountered from 1945 - 1982. The main environmental challenges include: pollution of the great lakes, mining, and deforestation.
10. Select two details from the lesson that helped you understand why do the Northern and Southern Hemisphere have opposite seasons.
Such as: better working conditions, better education, and increased minimum wage. This has greatly impacted today’s Quebec. A peaceful Many fields were taken from the Roman Catholic Church and are now controlled by the provincial government, strengthening Quebec as an individual.
Firstly, Tectonic Activity created the base of the Canadian Shield is 2.5 billion years old craton made of igneous rock. Tectonic activity directly affects the Canadian Shield to this day, because many economic activities take place on the rock. We are able to mine many different minerals like gold, nickel, and silver. Gold can be found in greenstone belt; they have found over US $192 Billion and most of that gold was given to Fort Knox, and some of it was sold to jewelery store all across the Canadian Shield. Also,
People of the Pacific Coast and the People of the Arctic have lived in Canada more than 12,000 years! The People of the Pacific Coast and the people of the Arctic both have lived on flat grounds, and never on big hills or even mountains! But the people of the Pacific Coast were very spiritualism about there Moon, Earth and what was always going on. The people of the Arctic used industrially as a way to produce and create tools to reduce manual labor in cost. One of the major cultural elements that began to flourish on the Pacific Northwest Coast was the use of music and other forms of arts and craft, began to flourish on the Pacific Northwest Coast was the use of music and other forms of arts and craft. The people of the Arctic had a myth, “ the ancestors of modern Inuit Colonized
Canadians, used to seeing leadership of technology in the hands of the United States and Britain, were suddenly aware that they had something that looked like the best in the world. 15:15
The location I chose to research was Juneau, Alaska. Juneau is located in the north-central portion of the Alaska panhandle and is only accessible by air or sea. Juneau is 3,250 square miles and is 80% land and 20% water. The present climate of Juneau is a coastal rainforest climate, which is any location in the mid-latitudes that receives 50 inches of rainfall a year. The mean annual temperature of Juneau is 42 degrees Fahrenheit. The coldest month is January with an average temperature of 26 degrees Fahrenheit, and the warmest month is July with an average temperature of 57 degrees Fahrenheit. Juneau’s annual precipitation is 58 inches peaking in October with an average of 8 inches. The annual snowfall in Juneau is 93 inches, which mainly
Lethbridge has not been affected nearly as much as other cities with the decrease of oil prices because of their reliance in agriculture and even more have been doing very well as a result of the increase in beef prices with the large amount of feedlots surrounding Lethbridge. This makes Lethbridge very unique. Lethbridge is uncommon to the other cities with the research center that is town, meaning the presence of the provincial government, as well as the university and college, creating a strong public sector (Villeneuve, 2015). The article provides a clear summary of the Economic insights into Seven Canadian Mid-sized Cities, the only thing to be adjusted would be the inclusion of a table with the stats Villeneuve uses in order to make the numbers more relevant and have a more significant
he climate of Gatineau is a warm humid continental climate. It has milder winters than surrounding areas, hot summers, and lots of precipitation. This varying climate allows the citizens of Gatineau to enjoy the many parks and trails as well as winter activities like skiing, skating, and snowboarding.
Michigan is a state that experiences four seasons. Each season is unique due to the fact that the weather is at different temperatures along with the different sights, sounds and smells you will encounter. Having four seasons here brings out the different elements of nature you will find in Michigan. The four seasons are winter, spring, summer, and fall with each one displaying different attributes. Starting with winter we will look at each aspect that makes up that season.