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W ARM U P How does where you live influence how you live? Slide 2 5 R EGIONS OF C ANADA Slide 3 I MPORTANT T ERMS : Ecumene - A geographic region that is well suited for permanent settlement by people. Areas not included in the ecumene are generally too dry, too cold, or too rugged for permanent human settlement. Plural Society - a society in which different cultural groups keep their own identity, beliefs, and traditions. Slide 4 P ACIFIC R EGION : (B RITISH C OLUMBIA ) Population: More than 4 million, most people live in or near Victoria, Vancouver, or on the western slopes of the Rockies; high Asian population. Language: English is most peoples first language, Asian languages such as Chinese and Punjabi are also spoken Climate: Marine west coast, colder in the rocky Mountains and winter surfing is a popular sport. Buildings: Strong British influence, some buildings look similar to castles. Economic Activity: Farming and forestry are important, but mining, shipping, and hydroelectric power are the largest industries. Slide 5 Slide 6 P ACIFIC R EGION : (B RITISH C OLUMBIA ) Population: More than 4 million, most people live in or near Victoria, Vancouver, or on the western slopes of the Rockies; high Asian population. Language: English is most peoples first language, Asian languages such as Chinese and Punjabi are also spoken Climate: Marine west coast, colder in the rocky Mountains and winter surfing is a popular sport. Buildings: Strong British influence, some buildings look similar to castles. Economic Activity: Farming and forestry are important, but mining, shipping, and hydroelectric power are the largest industries. Slide 7 Slide 8 P ACIFIC R EGION : (B RITISH C OLUMBIA ) Population: More than 4 million, most people live in or near Victoria, Vancouver, or on the western slopes of the Rockies; high Asian population. Language: English is most peoples first language, Asian languages such as Chinese and Punjabi are also spoken Climate: Marine west coast, colder in the rocky Mountains and winter surfing is a popular sport. Buildings: Strong British influence, some buildings look similar to castles. Economic Activity: Farming and forestry are important, but mining, shipping, and hydroelectric power are the largest industries. Slide 9 Slide 10 P ACIFIC R EGION : (B RITISH C OLUMBIA ) Population: More than 4 million, most people live in or near Victoria, Vancouver, or on the western slopes of the Rockies; high Asian population. Language: English is most peoples first language, Asian languages such as Chinese and Punjabi are also spoken Climate: Marine west coast, colder in the rocky Mountains and winter surfing is a popular sport. Buildings: Strong British influence, some buildings look similar to castles. Economic Activity: Farming and forestry are important, but mining, shipping, and hydroelectric power are the largest industries. Slide 11 Slide 12 P RAIRIE R EGION : (A LBERTA, S ASKATCHEWAN, M ANITOBA ) Population: More than 5 million, fast growing area; Edmonton and Calgary are the largest cities. Language: English is the first language for most people, French, German, and Ukrainian are also spoken. Climate: Semiarid to humid continental in the south, subarctic in the north; polar bears migrate through Churchill every year. Buildings: Farms in the southern region and barns with silos to hold grain Economic Activity: Farming (half of all Canadas farm products), mining (more than half all minerals in Canada), and oil. Slide 13 Slide 14 P RAIRIE R EGION : (A LBERTA, S ASKATCHEWAN, M ANITOBA ) Population: More than 5 million, fast growing area; Edmonton and Calgary are the largest cities. Language: English is the first language for most people, French, German, and Ukrainian are also spoken. Climate: Semiarid to humid continental in the south, subarctic in the north; polar bears migrate through Churchill every year. Buildings: Farms in the southern region and barns with silos to hold grain Economic Activity: Farming (half of all Canadas farm products), mining (more than half all minerals in Canada), and oil. Slide 15 C HURCHILL IS KNOWN AS THE P OLAR B EAR CAPITAL OF THE WORLD. Slide 16 P RAIRIE R EGION : (A LBERTA, S ASKATCHEWAN, M ANITOBA ) Population: More than 5 million, fast growing area; Edmonton and Calgary are the largest cities. Language: English is the first language for most people, French, German, and Ukrainian are also spoken. Climate: Semiarid to humid continental in the south, subarctic in the north; polar bears migrate through Churchill every year. Buildings: Farms in the southern region and barns with silos to hold grain Economic Activity: Farming (half of all Canadas farm products), mining (more than half all minerals in Canada), and oil. Slide 17 Slide 18 P RAIRIE R EGION : (A LBERTA, S ASKATCHEWAN, M ANITOBA ) Population: More than 5 million, fast growing area; Edmonton and Calgary are the largest cities. Language: English is the first language for most people, French, German, and Ukrainian are also spoken. Climate: Semiarid to humid continental in the south, subarctic in the north; polar bears migrate through Churchill every year. Buildings: Farms in the southern region and barns with silos to hold grain Economic Activity: Farming (half of all Canadas farm products), mining (more than half all minerals in Canada), and oil. Slide 19 Slide 20 N ORTHERN R EGION : (Y UKON, N ORTHWEST T ERRITORIES, N UNAVUT ) Population: 100,000 people; largest land area but the smallest population. Its costly to live in because its so far away from the other places. Language: Most people speak English as main language, many Inuit continue to speak Inuktitut. Climate: Tundra in the north, subarctic in the south, ATVs are a popular form of transportation and dog sled racing is a popular sport. Buildings: Traditional homes, some Inuit make winter igloos from snow blocks. Economic Activity: Hunting and gathering, nomadic herding, mining and government work. Slide 21 Slide 22 N ORTHERN R EGION : (Y UKON, N ORTHWEST T ERRITORIES, N UNAVUT ) Population: 100,000 people; largest land area but the smallest population. Its costly to live in because its so far away from the other places. Language: Most people speak English as main language, many Inuit continue to speak Inuktitut. Climate: Tundra in the north, subarctic in the south, ATVs are a popular form of transportation and dog sled racing is a popular sport. Buildings: Traditional homes, some Inuit make winter igloos from snow blocks. Economic Activity: Hunting and gathering, nomadic herding, mining and government work. Slide 23 Slide 24 N ORTHERN R EGION : (Y UKON, N ORTHWEST T ERRITORIES, N UNAVUT ) Population: 100,000 people; largest land area but the smallest population. Its costly to live in because its so far away from the other places. Language: Most people speak English as main language, many Inuit continue to speak Inuktitut. Climate: Tundra in the north, subarctic in the south, ATVs are a popular form of transportation and dog sled racing is a popular sport. Buildings: Traditional homes, some Inuit make winter igloos from snow blocks. Economic Activity: Hunting and gathering, nomadic herding, mining and government work. Slide 25 Slide 26 N ORTHERN R EGION : (Y UKON, N ORTHWEST T ERRITORIES, N UNAVUT ) Population: 100,000 people; largest land area but the smallest population. Its costly to live in because its so far away from the other places. Language: Most people speak English as main language, many Inuit continue to speak Inuktitut. Climate: Tundra in the north, subarctic in the south, ATVs are a popular form of transportation and dog sled racing is a popular sport. Buildings: Traditional homes, some Inuit make winter igloos from snow blocks. Economic Activity: Hunting and gathering, nomadic herding, mining and government work. Slide 27 Slide 28 A TLANTIC R EGION : (N EWFOUNDLAND AND L ABRADOR, N OVA S COTIA, N EW B RUNSWICK, P RINCE E DWARD I SLAND ) Population: 2.3 million people, first areas of European settlements; population is declining because fishing restrictions limit jobs. Language: Most people speak English, some speak French Climate: Mild, humid continental climate; wet winters. Ice hockey was born here. Buildings: Several hundred lighthouses are in operation on the coastline. Economic Activity: Fishing (declining), farming (limited), and forestry. Slide 29 Slide 30 Slide 31 A TLANTIC R EGION : (N EWFOUNDLAND AND L ABRADOR, N OVA S COTIA, N EW B RUNSWICK, P RINCE E DWARD I SLAND ) Population: 2.3 million people, first areas of European settlements; population is declining because fishing restrictions limit jobs. Language: Most people speak English, some speak French Climate: Mild, humid continental climate; wet winters. Ice hockey was born here. Buildings: Several hundred lighthouses are in operation on the coastline. Economic Activity: Fishing (declining), farming (limited), and forestry. Slide 32 Slide 33 C ORE R EGION : (O NTARIO AND Q UEBEC ) Population: 19.7 million people; most Canadians live here. The three largest cities are Toronto, Montreal, and the capital city of Ottawa. Language: in Ontario, most people speak English; in Quebec, most people speak French. Both are official languages in Canada; Chinese, Italian, and Portuguese are also spoken. Climate: humid continental climate in the south, colder with less rain in the north. Winterlude is held in February. Buildings: British and French influences, Gothic styling; large stone buildings with tall pointed windows. Economic Activity: Manufacturing, farming (one- third of all Canadas farm products) and hydroelectric power Slide 34 Slide 35 C ORE R EGION : (O NTARIO AND Q UEBEC ) Population: 19.7 million people; most Canadians live here. The three largest cities are Toronto, Montreal, and the capital city of Ottawa. Language: in Ontario, most people speak English; in Quebec, most people speak French. Both are