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  • CANADA: “Where People Live & How They Trade” Unit 5 Notes
  • Location and Trade
    • Canada’s location in the world helps it to be a leader in world trade:
      • It’s uniquely located on ____ oceans, so it has opportunities to trade with Europe & Asia
      • Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway allow goods to be shipped to and from central Canada and the _________________________
      • A major benefit for Canada is its border with the US (#___________ trading partner)
        • Share over 3,000 miles of border & trade is relatively easy
        • Over 80% of Canada’s exports come to US
  • Canada's Climate
    • S outheastern part of Canada has a MUCH _________ climate than the rest of the country
      • Warm to hot summers & cold winters
      • Allows for a long growing season
    • Pacific coast has a temperate climate
      • Pacific ocean cools the region in summer and warms it in winter
      • Over _________ inches of precipitation per year
    • Northern Canada is __________________!
      • Few people live here – temperatures can be below freezing even in summer!
  • Climate and Trade
    • Climate helps Canada trade with other countries
    • Southern part is good for _________________:
      • Long growing season and ample rainfall helps Canada produce canola, wheat, and other grains in large quantities
      • These are ________ and traded for goods that aren’t produced in Canada
    • Excellent system of _______________, railroads, and air transportation has been built and adapted to the colder climate
      • Even though it’s colder than the US, it’s not too harsh for trade to take place
  • Canada's Natural Resources
    • Rich in _______________ resources:
      • coal, oil, natural gas, iron ore, nickel, zinc, copper, gold, lead, molybdenum, potash, diamonds, & silver
    • Rivers and lakes have an abundance of _________, fresh water, & hydroelectric power
    • Good soil allows farmers to grow crops for Canadians with enough left over to trade with other countries
    • ________ is also a major natural resource
  • Natural Resources and Trade
    • Sells _______ and natural gas, fish, agricultural products, & timber to other countries
    • Hydroelectricity is used in Canada and also sold to the ________
    • ____% of the land in Canada is arable (actually a large amount because there is so much land)
      • Rich soil produces valuable crops that are consumed in Canada and traded to other countries