Numerous hotels, shopping, dining, and entertainment offerings
Ski Resort :
Skiing and Snowboarding
Restaurants and bars
Saunas, Hot tubs, Swimming Pools
Cruise Line :
Contains areas designed exclusively for various age groups, including toddlers, young children, teens, and adults
Toddler pool features interactive fountains and splash zones
“ Oceaneer Lab” - Computer simulator allows kids to "steer" in and out of port
LED screen offers Disney movies and television programs
Spa and Quiet Cove – Adults Only
Population: 31.4 million. Languages Spoken: English 59.3%, French 23.2% (both official); other 17.5% Ethnicity/Race: -British Isles origin 28% -French origin 23% -other European 15% -Asian, African, Arab 6%, -Mostly mixed background 26% -Indigenous Indian and Inuit 2% Religion : 75% of population Christian with 45% Roman Catholic and 29%
Approximately 90% of the population in Canda is concentrated within 100 miles (160 km) of the US border.
Median: $55,016 Household Income $ # House Holds
Rich in resources:
Canada is the fifth largest energy producer in the world.
Canada is also in the top five worlds’ produces of natural gas, copper, zinc, aluminum, nickel, and gold.
M ajor industries :
-Motor vehicles and parts,
-Machinery and equipment,
-Aircraft and components, and other diversified manufacturing.
-Canada has large industries in fish and forest products, and processed and unprocessed minerals.
Canada’s economy is about 75% dominated by the service industry Canada has the ninth biggest economy in the world and is the world’s eighth biggest trader. -GDP (PPP) is $1.178 trillion, and the per capita is $35,300, 7 th in the world. The GDP composition by sector : 2.3% agriculture 29.2% industry 68.5% services.
- Foreign exchange rate: W/ US dollar is at 0.946431. - Inflation rate: 2.2% Steady. - GDP real growth rate: 2.7%. in 2007 - Unemployment rate: 6.0%.
North American Free Trade Agreement: NAFTA
North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation
North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation.
European Free Trade Association:
Ireland, Norway, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein.
Now negotiating a free-trade deal w/
Top import market: w/US with 54.9% share of total imports.
- Following was China with8.7%,
- Mexico with 4.0%,
- Japan with 3.9%,
-Germany with 2.8%,
- UK with 2.7%.
Main trading partner: United States with 81% share of total exports.