Supporting provincial and territorial geography and social studies courses and home schooling from coast to coast to coast, including CGC-1D and CGC-1P

Population: 38,307,918 (2021 est.)

Area: 9,984,670 km2

Population Density: 3.92 people/km2

HDI: 0.929 (#16 - very high)

Average Life Expectancy: 82.25 years

per capita GDP: US$52,144 (2020 est)

Canada – home of "the True North, strong and free!" North America's peaceful and well-behaved northern neighbour and the second-largest country in the world, Canada also has the longest coastline and the most lakes. Despite the cold winters, the Wharton School of the Univ. of Pennsylvania says Canada has the highest quality of life in the world!


Canada Political

Blank Outline Maps
JPG | PDF | All

Interactive maps and climate graphs

An outdoor activity for learning about the size of Canada

Population Density, 2015

Provinces & Territories Evolution - Animated

Canada's Population Clock

*Articles for CGC

Introduction to Canada

Canada Shared by Canadians (CanadaExplore 2:00)

Our Provinces: A Documentary about Canada (60min)

(despite the word 'documentary' it is visually excellent with descriptive and animated audio by real Canadians)

Canada: The Ultimate Travel Guide (TourRadar10:51)

Touropia: 10 Best Places to Visit in Canada (16:21)

Introduction to Canada (TV4 Travel 2:53)

Timeline of Canadian History (UsefulCharts 16:35)

Canada & the United States: Bizarre Borders Part 2 (5:12)

The US-Canada Border Splits This Road Down The Middle (2:54)

United States vs Canada - Which country is more liveable? (5:30)

The History of Canada Explained in 10 minutes (Epimetheus)

Indigenous Canada

Native Groups, Territories & Treaties

First Nations Profiles Interactive Map

Inuit Profiles Map

How to talk about Indigenous People (CBC News 2:37)

Wab Kinew: Top 5 Stereotypes towards Indigenous people in Canada (Strombo 1:44)

Wab Kinew: 500 years in two minutes (CBC Docs 2:03)

Beyond94 : Progress towards Truth and Reconciliation in Canada (CBC News Interactive)

Land Claims of the Six Nations of the Iroquois

Historic Treaties JPG | PDF

More on Treaties: and A History of Treaty-Making (PDF)

Stories from the Land: Indigenous Place Names in Canada

CanGeo: Canada's Original place Names (gEarth)

University of Maine: Coming Home - Map of Indigenous place names in Canada
(Original Map: 109mb PDF)

Longest Place name in Canada (CBC Kids 3:05)

NFB: The Other Side of the Ledger: An Indian View of the Hudson's Bay Company (43: 27)

Though dated (1972) the Indigenous perspective is very helpful.

Truth before reconciliation: 8 ways to identify and confront Residential School denialism (TheConversation)


Canada - Goods Exports 2017 | Wiki

Economics Explained: The Remarkable Economy of Canada (11:50)

USA - Biggest Export Trading Partners by State, 2016 (BI)

USA - Biggest Import Trading Partners by State, 2016 (BI)

Tourism in Canada - 2019
(BC Tourism)

Canada and the World

How Consumption is Threatening Species – Interactive World Map – Keeping an eye on Canada's Mining Industry around the world

Canadian Mining Assets, 2018
(Gov't of Canada)

Understanding Canada's legal claim to the Northwest Passage (CBC News 7:59)

Arctic Corridors (U of Ottawa, 5min)

Research team injects Inuit views into Ottawa’s plan for safe Arctic shipping (Nunasiaq News)

Historical Canada

Significant Events in Canadian History from the Canadian Encyclopedia

North America 1791

Provinces & Territories Evolution - Animated

The History of Canada in 10 Minutes (10:03)