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The land and people of Canada

  • 220 Pages
  • 0.55 MB
  • English
HarperCollins , New York, NY
Canada -- Juvenile literature., Ca


Canada, Ca

About the Edition

Introduces the history, geography, people, culture, government, and economy of Canada.

Statementby Andrew H. Malcolm.
SeriesPortraits of the nations
LC ClassificationsF1008.2 .M29 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 220 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1886428M
ISBN 100060224940, 0060224959
LC Control Number90047560

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Topics include Alberta's geographical regions and climate, the Rocky Mountains, river systems and natural resources. We need only to examine older records of our history to see a fairly one-sided perspective on the land, its people and its history.

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So, if you’re a professor giving a talk in Sudbury, Ontario, say. The majority of all lands in Canada are held by governments as public land and are known as Crown lands. About 89% of Canada's land area (8, km²) is Crown land, which may either be federal (41%) or provincial (48%); the remaining 11% is privately owned.

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Canada has been an influential member of the Commonwealth and has played a leading role in the organization of French-speaking countries known as La was a founding member of the United Nations and has been active in a number of major UN agencies and other worldwide operations.

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In Octoberpeople began sharing images on social media of a page in a Canadian elementary school workbook that indicated the forced displacement of Canada’s First Nations people. The history of Indigenous peoples in Canada is rich and diverse.

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