Population:  38,246,108 (July 01, 2021 Census)

Area:  9,984,670 km2

Population Density:  3.83 people/km2  (low)

HDI: 0.929  (2019 - very high)

Average Life Expectancy at Birth: 82 years (2021 - high)

per capita GDP:  US$51,988 (2021 - high)

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 - for the third year running! 


GeoHeadlines Canada


Reference Map of Canada
Simple  |  PDF 10mb  |  JPG 14mb  |  Large 23mb

Blank Outline Maps
JPG   |   PDF   |   All

Canada: Population Density

Provinces & Territories Evolution

Canada's Population Clock

Introduction to Canada Activities

Let's Discover Canada
Online interactive mapping activity using ESRI ArcGIS

The True Size Interactive World Map

Pacing out Canada
An outdoor activity for learning about the size of Canada

Canada: Physical Interactions
Interactive maps and climate graphs as in Google Slides

Introduction to Canada

Canada Shared by Canadians
(CanadaExplore 2:00)

Clark W's Up here in Canada

Our Provinces: A Documentary about Canada (60min)

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

12 Reasons Why Canada is the Best Country in the World
The Geography Bible - 8min

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

CanGeo: Canada's Original place Names (gEarth)

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)

Historic Treaties  JPG  |  PDF

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

Paths to Reconciliation
Residential School Map and Unmarked Burial Site Map
Interactive Maps - Canadian Geographic


Canada - Trade Data

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

OECD Data on Canada: Economy, Development, Population, etc.

Canada - Economic Snapshot

Tourism in Canada - 2019
(BC Tourism)

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

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

Canada and the World

How Consumption is Threatening Species – Interactive World Map

MiningWatch.ca – 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)