ERIC Number: ED235057
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
New Brunswick. Reference Series No. 31.
Department of External Affairs, Ottawa (Ontario).
This booklet, one of a series featuring the Canadian provinces, presents a brief overview of New Brunswick and is suitable for teacher reference or student reading. Separate sections discuss cities and population, geography, history, politics, economy, manufacturing, forestry, agriculture, fisheries, mining, electricity, transportation, government activities, education, and arts and culture. Specific topics include population distribution, forested terrain, early Acadian colonization, historical Anglo-French rivalry, and economic and political development. The economic importance of the country's international trade, manufacturing, forestry, potato crop, fisheries, mineral production, hydroelectric power, and water transport system is emphasized. Governmental support for public services, tourism, and education is noted. The final section describes New Brunswick's cultural preservation of the arts, including the art of poetry and Acadian literature. In addition, a simple map showing Canada's major cities and provinces is included. (LH)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Area Studies, Cultural Background, Demography, Economic Development, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Forestry, Geographic Location, Geographic Regions, Government (Administrative Body), Industry, Land Settlement, Natural Resources, North American History, Transportation
Any Canadian Embassy/Consulate; or Domestic Information Program Division, Dept. of External Affairs, Ottawa K1A 052, Ontario, Canada.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of External Affairs, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers: Acadians; Canadian Government; Canadian Studies; Fishing Industry; New Brunswick; PF Project; Political History
Note: For related documents, see SO 014 823-833.