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Canada-Economy
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Social Studies
6th Grade
12/11/2012

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Where is Canada on the economic continuum?
Definition
The answer is 80%,which is about 3% more than the U.S.
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What is Canada's main trading country?
Definition
The answer is the U.S.
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What trading group is Canada in?
Definition
The answer is N.A.F.T.A. or the North American Free Trade Agreement.
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Why do some workers not like N.A.F.T.A.?
Definition
Some people lose jobs as monopolies form.
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About how much does Canada depend on N.A.F.T.A.?
Definition
About 85% of trade goes to N.A.F.T.A.
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What natural resources are found in the Canadian Shield?
Definition
Minerals,precious stones,and precious metal.
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What jobs do the Great Plains bring to Canada?
Definition
The Great Plains brings farming and agriculture.
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Canada has an abundance of_________.(Name 5)Natural resources.
Definition
Examples:iron,nickel,zinc,copper,gold, lead,diamonds,silver,fish,timber(wood),coal,wildlife,petroleum,natural gas, hydropower.
Term
What does Canada have an abundance of that helps the GDP.
Definition
Canada has natural resources.
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What is permafrost?
Definition
Permafrost is an extremely hard layer of ice.
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Why is permafrost an obstacle to the economy?
Definition
It stops people from mining,farming, building,etc.
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