nickel,cropper ,lead, rare earth elements, molybdenum, potash ,silver, fish, wildlife, coal, natural gas, hydropower
Agricultural and forest air pollution and acid rain severely affecting lakes and damaging forests;
Population below poverty line: 9.4%
Exports in 2016 were estimated to be $402.4 billion and in 2015 as being $411 billion
Canada's biggest strength
Canada's biggest strength is its diversity and immigration, having welcomed people from all different religions and countries and also helping people who don't have a place to call home people like refugees.and give place to these people in Canada As said by many different people of many different nationalities "Canadian multiculturalism will be very significant for the increasingly diverse world today, which witnesses more and more cultural contact, conflict and exchange"which is helping other countries improve the way that the other countries treat people also welcoming others.Other Countries look at Canada as leader for helping resolve the conflict of multiculturalism and letting immigrants into other countries.Also has improved the population of Canada is 39th in the world population.Has changed how others see Canada not as a "know as a dull "wheat exporter" decades ago but now a much more diverse country. The curriculum about Canada focuses on Chinese immigrants, bilingualism and multiculturalism, which is perceived as the best, if not perfect, choice to solve problems of ethnic conflicts and social harmony."
Canada's biggest weakness?
Canada's biggest weakness has become its economy because comparing the growth rate of GDP in past 3 years it has decreased and slowed down from being 2.5%in 2014 to in 2015 1.1%and in 2016 being increased a little but not that much that it could help.Exports earning also has dropped from being $411 billion in 2015 Exports and in 2016 were estimated to be $402.4 billion has decreased by 8.6 billions dollars in just the past year even though it has decreased there is a boost of sales but not making the money as they used to because the lower price of the Canadian dollar.Even if the exports are high it will still cause a shortage of Domestic products in Canada and making goods expensive for Canadians
CANADA'S MOST PRESSING OR CONCERNING ISSUE?
Canada's most concerning issue is Environmental issue which is air pollution because it has caused serious affects on the country and is continuing to affect it.Also because it can cause acid rains and affect to the waters of the country which can affect the wildlife and which in turn Affects the natural resources of the country and the trade.In recent year, it has caused forest fire and affect the lives of many Canadians and has also had cause the the Gross Domestic Product and the Economy in general to decline.If nothing is done then can serious affect how Canada is perceived by the world and if the other countries will want to follow Canada if there is serious crisis that would take place from the issue of air pollution
Why should Canadian's be proud of their country ?
There are many things of why Canadians should proud of Canada firstly, being known as "the biggest global producers of energy and natural resources," resources from timber to fish that can be sold to other countries that may not have these resources Secondly,would be the justice and freedom that the country provides to everyone ,that everyone has a right no matter what and that the people have the right to fight for what is just like it the country has done in the past fought for all these freedoms " in the Quebec referendums of 1980 and 1995, also undergone its own rights revolution since the birth of the Charter in 1982. Most recently, the resurgence of aboriginal rights, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.", also how it has helped other countries citizens to get freedom like in "Venezuela, the parliament of Canada has provided attention to political prisoners of wives and their testimonies and the lack of human rights there".Thirdly,being that the country tries to help others as much as it can and in anyway ,shape or form it can whether it is providing people place live or to helping people in other countries.Finally, Being proud that all other countries look at Canada as a country that these countries want to learn from and teach about Canada in these countries like in Britain using" Canadian poets for literature or just even Canadian literature itself" , build laws off of Canadian justice systems an the rights provide in Canada and use Canada's methods.
Canada "better off " compared to other countries or not?
In someways Canada is" better off" than other countries but in otherways it may not be like for example it is better off in natural resources which makes more money come into the country and having money to spend on providing healthcare to its citizens.Also better off because of its GDP last year of being $1.674 trillion (2016 .est)and the GDP per capita of being $46,200 (2016 est.) which comparison to other countries in the world was 32th .Canada is above than some countries and "better off" than some countries but also below some countries and less" better off" than some countries.Having revenues and taxes of38.8% of GDP (2016 est.) which Canada was 40th Which shows that the country has money and resources and is better compared some countries.Canada also has a large amount of External debt compared to other countries which shows that they are struggling a little bit.