Balance of Power "Canada"

By Austin Banzon

What is the size of the country's area?

Canada is 9.98 million square kilometers total, compared to other countries it is the world's second largest country by total area.

Why is size important?

•The size of a country is important to power because of the population.

•A country large in area wise, a lot of people could live there, however climates, pushes, and pulls is what affects migration.

What is the population of the country?

Canada has a population of 34,834,841 people.

What type of ethnic groups are there and why is the population of a country important?

•Canada consists of Canadian, English, French, Scottish, Irish, German, Italian, Chinese, North American Indian and other ethnic groups.

•The population of a country is important to power because if there is a lot of people, then their will be lots of workforce and lead to a good economy.

How well educated and united is its population?

Canada has the second highest rate of high school completion as well as college completion compared to other countries like Ireland, Germany, Japan, and the United States.

The Importance of Education is...

•Education is significant to power because knowledge is everything, high educated people have more information about the world and can use it to their advantages.

How large and well-equipped are its armed forces?

Canada's military consists of the Canadian Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, and Command Security.

Why a Country's Military matters...

•The military of a country matters when it comes to power because with an army a country can either take things from other countries or defend their homeland.

What are the country's physical features?

Canada's terrain is mostly plains in the south east but mountains in the west.

Canada's Overview of Resources/Significance of Physical Features

•Canada's resources consists of iron ore, nickel, zinc, copper, gold, silver, fish, timber, coal, natural gas, and hydropower.

•A country's physical features is significant to power because of the resources, with it the country can make more profit and benefit of having a good economy.

How productive is the country's economy?

Recently, Canada's productivity growth has gone downhill threatening Canadians if prices of the natural resources adjust.

Productivity Growth in Canada

•The productivity growth is important to the economy and power because if a country is not working then nothing will be earned and no power will be held without money.

Productivity in Canada

In this article it briefly explains the chart about the productivity growth in Canada and its comparison to other countries.

"Productivity is the single most important determinant of a country’s per capita income over the longer term. Countries that are innovative and able to adapt to the ebb and flow of the new global economy boast high productivity and thus a superior standard of living. Productivity is a measure of how efficiently goods and services are produced."

Source:http://www.conferenceboard.ca/hcp/details/economy/measuring-productivity-canada.aspx

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