The Geography Of Canada

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Canada has demographics that are similar to the United States in many aspects, but at the same time, it has a lot of differences. The population of Canada is around 34,834,841 people ranking it number 38 in the entire world. 32.22% of the population says they have a "Canadian" origin. "English" origin comes next in line with 19.8% with "French" coming in at third at 15.5%. English and French are the two official languages in Canada. Canada is the second largest country in the world with around 10 million square kilometers of land mass (Central Intelligence Agency, 2014). Now we will move on to the CAGE framework of Canada starting with its Cultural aspect. Power distance of Canada has low score meaning that hierarchy in Canadian organizations…show more content…
It is one of two countries that share a border with the United States. Its climate varies from temperate in the south to subarctic and artic in the north. Canada 's terrain is mostly plains, with mountains in the west and lowlands in the southeast. One of Canada’s biggest geographical disadvantages is that even though it is the second largest country in the world, only 4.3% of its land is arable. 90% of Canada 's population is concentrated within 160 km of the US border. The final aspect of the CAGE framework is the economy. In 2013, Canada had an income per capita of $51,958.40. There is an inflation rate of about 1%. Canada exports about $458.7 billion a year. Some exported commodities include motor vehicles and parts, industrial machinery, crude petroleum, natural gas, and aluminum. Canada imports about $471 billion of goods and services a year. Some of the commodities that are imported are crude oil, chemicals, and durable consumer goods (World Bank,…show more content…
As stated before, Canada has a population around 35 million people, but that doesn’t mean that it will stop growing. Like many other developed countries, Canada has an aging population. They have a median age of around 40 years old. Canadian society is often depicted as being "progressive, diverse, and multicultural". When most people think about what kind of sports are played in Canada, one of the first to come to mind is ice hockey. Historically, Canada has been mostly influence by the French, British, and the native aboriginal cultures. Many Canadians value multiculturalism and see Canada as being characteristically
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