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Lecture

Canada's Economic Geography


Department
Geography
Course Code
GEOG 2RC3
Professor
Walter Peace

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Canada's Economic Geography!
September 28, 2011
10:28 AM
Introduction:
"Middle' economic power in the world
Smallest economy of G8 countries (U.S., Japan, U.K., Germany, France, Italy,
Russia, and Canada)
Canada/ U.K. each other's largest trading partner (78.9% of Canada's exports in
2007 destined for U.S.)
See "Thickening of the Border" (Bone, pp. 22-26)
Basic Concepts:
General sector model (of economic development)
Evolution of an economy/ society from preindustrial to post-industrial features
1. Decrease in primary sector employment
1. Increase, then decrease in secondary sector employment
1. Increase in tertiary sector employment
primary
Secondary (man.)
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