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World Geo. Canada

an Iroquois word meaning "settlement" kanata
ability to be able to speak more than one langugae bilingual
political divisions of Canada provinces
layer of bedrock that lies beneath soil and trees and stretches from the Arctic Ocean around the Hudson Bay to the Atlantic Ocean Canadien Shield
60% of the people of Canada are employed in these types of jobs, creating large incomes for the country service economy
the mainland part of Newfoundland Labrador
A nickname for the four provinces on the eastern part of Canada, the word is associated with the "sea" maritime
policy that encourages people to preserve their distinct cultural traditions and customs multiculturalism
an Inuit word meaning "our land" which became a territory on April 1, 1999 Nunavut
a person that belongs to a group that wants to break away or secede from a country or organization (Quebec) Separitist
T or F The US and Canada have the longest undefended border in the world. True
T or F Canada's largest city is Edmonton, Alberta False
T or F Canada is the second largest country in landmass True
T or F Approximately 50 million people live in Canada False
T or F The Grand Banks of Newfoundland is one of the largest fishing locations in the world. True
T or F The St. Lawrence Lowlands is where 60% of the population of Canada lives. True
T or F The second largest French-speaking city in the world is Quebec, Quebec. False
T or F NAFTA was a document banning immigrants to Canada False
T or F The 3 major industries of the Prairie Provinces are farming, ranching, and oil. True
Name the 4 provinces that are the Maritime provinces Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island
Name 2 Native American groups located in Canada in the past or present Metis, Iroquois, Ojibwa, Inuit, Cree, and Blackfeet
What is the national capital of Canada Ottawa, Ontario
Which province has a strong intense regional pride due to the longtime isolation of this province? British Columbia or Quebec
Which part of Canada has 40% of the landmass but less than 1% of the population The 3 territories--Yukon, Nunavut, Northwest Territories
Name the 5 geographical regions of Canada Maritime Provinces, Great Lakes Provinces, Priarie Provinces, Pacific Province, Territories
What is the national symbol of Canada on the national flag Maple Leaf, National Animal: Beaver
What are the 3 oceans that border Canada and what direction are they from the country Atlantic Ocean--East, Pacific Ocean--West, Arctic Ocean--North
What is the largest city in Canada Toronto, Ontario
What is the man-made waterway that allows ships to travel from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean St. Lawrence Seaway (St. Lawrence River)
The latitude that serves as the border between Canada and US 49
Which one of the Great lakes is NOT a part of Canada Michigan
Most of Canada's electricity comes from the source of power hydroelectric
The Inuit tribe is also known by the name Eskimos
What problem did the Europeans bring to the Native Americans disease
What culture settled Quebec French Catholics
The first settlement in Canada in 1608 was Quebec
The majority of oilfields and natural gas deposits are found in which Canadian province Alberta
Which province of Canada has debated to become an independent nation from the rest of Canada Quebec
The largest shopping mall in the world is located in the Canadian city Edmonton
located in the Gulf of the St. Lawrence and the smallest of the Canadian provinces Prince Edward Island
the largest of Canada's three territories and has many islands located in the Arctic Ocean, was returned to native people in 1999 Nunavut
the province with the largest population in Canada and know for building American automobiles Ontario
the national capital of Canada in which the Parliament is located Ottawa
the farthest western province and very isolated from the rest of Canada due the rugged terrain British Columbia
the province that was founded by French Catholics and still full of French speakers Quebec
Prairie Province and was the 1988 Winter Olympics were held in one of its cities, Calgary Alberta
Maritime Province whose name means "New Scotland" Nova Scotia
smalles of the three Canadian territories and shares a border with Alaska Yukon
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