By: Avery Evans
<ul><li>Canada operates under the free enterprise economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals and groups (not the government) c...
<ul><li>Fertile soil, numerous waterways, a favorable climate, and high tech equipment have made Canada one of the world’s...
<ul><li>Canada has developed a large industrial economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources such as oil, coal, natural ga...
<ul><li>Livestock, grain, vegetables, and fruits are raised by the region’s farmers.  </li></ul><ul><li>Cattle is raised b...
<ul><li>Canada’s government plays a more direct role in the Canadian economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: Canada's nationa...
<ul><li>Broadcast, transportation, and electric companies are heavily regulated. </li></ul><ul><li>These public services a...
<ul><li>Today People are more likely to work in offices instead of factories. </li></ul><ul><li>Most are employed in servi...
<ul><li>The location of industries, jobs, and people is influenced by geography. </li></ul><ul><li>They are located near t...
Eastern Canada <ul><li>Fishing has been the major industry in the Newfoundland, Labrador, and the Maritime Provinces. </li...
<ul><li>Today, most people in the Maritime Provinces hold jobs in manufacturing, mining, and tourism. </li></ul><ul><li>Ha...
Quebec and Ontario <ul><li>Manufacturing and service industries are dominate in Canada’s largest province. </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Ontario has the most people and greatest wealth. </li></ul><ul><li>It produces more than half of Canada’s manufact...
The Prairie Provinces and British Columbia <ul><li>Farming and ranching are the major economic activities. </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Newsprint (from forests), timber, mining industry, fishing, and tourism are strong economic activities for British...
NAFTA <ul><li>About $1 billion worth of trade passes between the US and Canada each day. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1994 Canada,...
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  1. 1. By: Avery Evans
  2. 2. <ul><li>Canada operates under the free enterprise economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals and groups (not the government) control businesses and industries </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Fertile soil, numerous waterways, a favorable climate, and high tech equipment have made Canada one of the world’s top food producers. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Canada has developed a large industrial economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources such as oil, coal, natural gas, and valuable minerals (copper, iron ore, nickel, silver, and gold) are found in Canada. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Livestock, grain, vegetables, and fruits are raised by the region’s farmers. </li></ul><ul><li>Cattle is raised by the region’s in eastern Ontario or southern British Columbia. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Canada’s government plays a more direct role in the Canadian economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: Canada's national and provincial governments provide health care for citizens. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Broadcast, transportation, and electric companies are heavily regulated. </li></ul><ul><li>These public services are even available in Canada's remote areas. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Today People are more likely to work in offices instead of factories. </li></ul><ul><li>Most are employed in service industries like banking, communications, entertainment, insurance, and health care. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>The location of industries, jobs, and people is influenced by geography. </li></ul><ul><li>They are located near the ocean, US-Canadian borders, and oil and coal deposits. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Eastern Canada <ul><li>Fishing has been the major industry in the Newfoundland, Labrador, and the Maritime Provinces. </li></ul><ul><li>The waters of the Grand Banks have been over fished. </li></ul><ul><li>The government regulates how many fish may be caught. </li></ul><ul><li>As a result, fewer Canadians make a living from the sea. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Today, most people in the Maritime Provinces hold jobs in manufacturing, mining, and tourism. </li></ul><ul><li>Halifax is a major shipping center. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Quebec and Ontario <ul><li>Manufacturing and service industries are dominate in Canada’s largest province. </li></ul><ul><li>Montreal is an important port city, as well as, a major financial and industrial center. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Ontario has the most people and greatest wealth. </li></ul><ul><li>It produces more than half of Canada’s manufactured goods. </li></ul><ul><li>Southern Ontario has fertile land and a growing season long enough for farming. </li></ul><ul><li>Farmers grow grains, fruit, and vegetables and raise beef and dairy cattle. </li></ul>
  14. 14. The Prairie Provinces and British Columbia <ul><li>Farming and ranching are the major economic activities. </li></ul><ul><li>They produce large amounts of wheat, most of which is exported. </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the world’s largest reserves of oil and natural gas are found in Alberta and Saskatchewan. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Newsprint (from forests), timber, mining industry, fishing, and tourism are strong economic activities for British Columbia. </li></ul><ul><li>Vancouver is a bustling trade center and Canada’s main Pacific port. </li></ul>
  16. 16. NAFTA <ul><li>About $1 billion worth of trade passes between the US and Canada each day. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1994 Canada, the United States, and Mexico entered into the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to remove trade barriers among the three countries. </li></ul>
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