Canada Case Study

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2016). Canada is the 12th largest importer/exporter of products in the world (Atlas.media.mit.edu, 2013). In 2013 Canada exported $438 billion (U.S. Dollars) worth of products and imported $437 billion worth of products (Atlas.media.mit.edu, 2013). Canada imports and exports the majority of its products to the United States, China, Japan, United Kingdom, Mexico and Japan. Canada imports motor vehicles, trailers, bicycles, boilers, mechanical appliances, mineral fuels, oils, electrical machinery/equipment, plastic, optical instrumentation, medical instrumentation, scientific instrumentation, pearls, precious stones, pharmaceutical products, iron, steel and furniture (Trade Data Online, 2015). Canada exports mineral fuels, oil, motor vehicles,…show more content…
The overall median age in Canada is 41.8 years old, with the median age for males being 40.6 years old and the median age for females being 43.1 years old (Facts on File, Inc., 2016). The overall average life expectancy in Canada is 81.6 years old, with a life expectancy for males being 79.15 years old and a life expectancy for females being 84.52 years old (Facts on File, Inc., 2016). The annual death rate in Canada is 8.42 deaths per 1,000 people and the birth rate is 10.28 births per 1,000 people, with an annual population growth rate of .75%. (Facts on File, Inc., 2016). The overall annual infant mortality rate in Canada is 4.71 deaths per 1,000 births, with male infants accounting for 5.04 deaths per 1,000 births and females accounting for 4.37 deaths per 1,000 births (Facts on File, Inc., 2016). The annual fertility rate in Canada is 1.59 children born per woman (Facts on File, Inc., 2016). Individuals in the 0-14 age bracket account for 15.46% of Canada’s population, individuals in the 14-24 age bracket account for 12.39% of Canada’s population, individuals in the 25-54 age bracket account for 40.69% of Canada’s population, individuals in the 55-64 age bracket account for 13.74% of Canada’s population and the over age 65 age bracket accounts for 17.73 % of Canada’s population (Statcan.gc.ca, 2015). Males account for 49.6% of the overall population with 17,766,700…show more content…
Canada’s military service is restricted to Canadian citizens or individuals with permanent resident status and the enrollment age is age 17. Canada is a member of the United Nations (UN), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and many other international organizations. Members of the Canadian Military commonly serve in most UN peacekeeping initiatives around the world (Kurian, 2016). The Canadian military was involved in the Persian Gulf War (1990-1991), Bosnian War (1992-1995), Kosovo War (1998-1999), Afghanistan War (2001-2014), Libyan Civil War (2011) and is currently involved in the military intervention against the Islamic Ste of Iraq (2014 to present) (Wikipedia,

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