areas or regions where the climate is similar; factors such as latitude, mountains, and oceans affect what is found in the region;
Charter of Rights and Freedom
Created by Trudeau in 1982, it established rights for women, aboriginal peoples and equality without discrimination.
in a parliamentary democracy, the leader of the cabinet and often also of the executive branch
the amount of money left over after expenses are taken out
able to speak two languages
the document that is the foundation for all U.S. laws and the framework for the U.S. government
economic system that relies on habit, custom, or ritual to decide questions of production and consumption of goods and services
thick sheet of ice that moves slowly across land.
shapes on Earth's surface, such as hills or mountains
a guarantee that government and private institutions will not discriminate against people on the basis of factors such as race, religion, age, gender, or disability.
Canada's national lawmaking body
St. Lawrence Seaway
Waterway to connect Great Lakes on the U.S./Canadian border to the Atlantic Ocean via the St. Lawrence River, it allowed better shipping and transportation, and improved international relations and trade.
legal activities through which a citizen influences public policy
a path that makes transportation easier
the kind of weather a place has over a long time
free enterprise/market economy
economic system in which individuals and businesses are allowed to compete for profit with a minimum of government interference
geographic feature that prevents or slows transportation
in Canada, a group of descendants of the first settlers of North America, who came from Asia