Jan 11, 2010
Geography is a broad discipline with three more distinct areas
Human Geography - Economic zones, human locations, cities and city
Physical Geography - rivers, lakes, mountains, land masses
The principal aim of
Mar 15, 2011
BCs development underscores the importance of transportation infrastructures in
overcoming geographic barriers.
British Columbia is a mico-version of the core/periphery model.
Resource activities have played an key
Feb 10, 2011
Canadas pop is one of the youngest of the industrialized world but it is aging at a
especially rapid rate. Consequently we will need to make adjustments over a
shorter time period
There are two scenarios on the horizon:
seniors quality of lif
Jan 20, 2011
Canadas Bio-physical Environments
Canadas physical geography has a distinct regional pattern
Physiography is one dimension of diversity; climate, soils, and vegetation are
another important aspect of Canadas bio-physical diversity. Each of th
Events that have affected the structure of Canadas Space Economy
Founding of the HBC in 1670 in - This functionally brought Ruperts Land into the
Reciprocity Treaty with the US from 1854-66 - allowed for free trade in ag
commodities b/w C
Jan 27, 2011
There are three sources of on-going tension geo-political tensions in Canada
There is general agreement among scientists concerning the Asiatic origins of
native North Americans
Mar 3, 2011.
the GST allowed taxation to switch from the manufacturing sector to the
consumer sector which made sense b/c Canadas economy was moving from an
industrial economy to a post-industrial economy.
the GST replaced a hidden tax on all manufacturin
Feb 15, 2011.
An ethnic group compromises members of a population who share a culture that
is distinct from other groups.
Ethnic groups typically share a common identity
the identity often stems from shared experiences known as galvanizing ev
feb 3, 2011
French English Faultline
see history of Canada notes on Loyalists, Acadian deportation, Quebec Act,
Quiet Revolution, Soveriegnty-Association, Repatriation of the Constitution
Competing visions of Quebec w/i Canada
Partnership b/w two f
Jan 18, 2011
Agglomeration Forces - encourages the concentration of related economic
activities, which in turn attracts additional firms.
internal economy of scale = decreasing economies of scale.
Geography is concerned with providing an accurate orderly