The Geographies of Canada by Rémy TremblayThe Geographies of Canada by Rémy Tremblay

The Geographies of Canada

EditorRémy Tremblay, Hugues Chicoine

Paperback | February 6, 2013

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This book offers an extensive and detailed look at the geographies of Canada, one of the largest countries in the world. The contributors consider subjects such as energy, resources, the rise of communications and the knowledge infrastructure, and the ever-expanding socio-cultural context in the twenty-first century, due to increased immigration from non-Anglophone or non-Francophone countries and communities. The volume is set against the historical background of Canada where distances are significant both in physical and symbolic terms.
Each chapter of the book includes review questions that will help instructors to outline student work plans and spark interest in issues such as landscape, politics and change. The volume provides a thorough introduction to Canada while also touching upon contemporary geographical issues.
Rémy Tremblay is Professor of Geography at TÉLUQ in Montréal, a distance-learning institution that forms part of the Université du Québec network. He studied at the Université Laval and holds a PhD in geography from the University of Ottawa. His work investigates the many dimensions of the North American city, such as the travel behavi...
Title:The Geographies of CanadaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.66 × 5.91 × 0.68 inPublished:February 6, 2013Publisher:P.I.E-Peter Lang S.A., Éditions Scientifiques InternationalesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:2875740172

ISBN - 13:9782875740175

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Table of Contents

Contents: Rémy Tremblay/Hugues Chicoine/Susan Lucas: Introduction – Peter Meserve: Canada. Physical Geography, Landscapes and Lithology – Chris Mayda: Rural Canadian Renewable Energy – Hélène Bélanger: Population. The Canadian Mosaic – Alfred Hecht: The Changing Canadian Economy. From Resources to Knowledge – Heather Nicol: Canadian Political Geography for the 21st Century. Navigating the New Landscapes of Continental Division and Integration – Hélène Bélanger/Yona Jébrak: Canada. An Urban Nation – Norm Catto/Sheridan Thompson-Graham/Kelly Vodden: Atlantic Canada – Isabelle Thomas-Maret/Paul Lewis/Sandra Breux: The Territories of Québec. Geography of a Territory Undergoing Transformation – Nairne Cameron: Ontario. The Shield, Suburbs, and Restructuring – Douglas C. Munski: The Prairie Provinces. A «Drive-thru» Region in Another Phase of Geographical Transition – Gita J. Laidler/Andrey N. Petrov: The North. Balancing Tradition and Change – David A. Rossiter: British Columbia. Geographies of a Province on the Edge – Robert Bone: Canada in the 21st Century.