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Where do you want to live?

assignment for Ms. Cheung's grade 9 geography class CGC1D0. Rick Hansen Seconday School.

Aiman Fatima

on 4 January 2013

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Where do you want to live? Aiman Fatima
CGC1D0 Firday, November 10th, 2012 Toronto Kingston Mills jjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjj Human Activities Tourist attractions
Public transportions
(buses, sub-ways & railways)
thearters, airports
businesses, work places
cafes, diners, fast- food resturants
niagra falls, Wonderland
hockey (sports)
schools and colleges/university VIDEO Settlement Ethic origins: 28% European, 19% Pakistan/India, 16% British Isles, &10% South Asian in origin
over 60% were born outside the country
Top 5 mother tongue languges: Chinese (420,000), Italian (195,000), Pakistani (138,000), Tagalog/Pilipino (114,000), Portuguese (113,000).
Home to over 35,000 aboriginal Population Statistics Total population: 2,615,060 (2011)
Population Density: 4150 people per km²
Total area: 630 km²
Working adults 50%+, children 45%
30% new immigrantes, 20% all immigrantes
8 precent of Canada's population Human Activities Farming
Rock climbing,top roping, lead climbing, trad climbing, and bouldering. Settlement Ethic Origin: English 425, Canadian 570, Scottish 345, Irish 395, German 290
Knoledge of languges: English Only - 1475 (93.1%)
English and French - 110 (6.9%)
Housing: Total number of occupied private dwellings 245
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 Population Statistics Total population: 1585 Labour Force Activity (Total Population - 15 Years and Over):
In the labour force - (68.6%)
Employed - 688 (69.6%)
Unemployed 0 (0.0%)
Not in the labour force - 488 (30.4%) Vancouver Human Activities Settlement Populstion Statistics Tourist attractions - landmarks
Public transportions
(buses, sub-ways & railways)
Thearters, the arts
Cafes, diners, fast- food resturants
Hockey (sports)
Diving (water sports)
skiing (winter sports)
Schools and colleges/university
Swimming, fishing,
Hiking, mountain climbing
Shopping, biggest malls
Natural spaces, camping Families: 633,460
housing: 891,335 private households,Couple-family households with children 239,770, Couple-family households without children 235,750, Lone-parent family households 85,650, One-person households 251,745, Multiple-family households 34,315, and Other households 44,100
English as mother tounge: 56%
French only: 1.1%
Non-offical landuage: 40.3% [Panjabi (Punjabi) 147,725 (15.1%), Cantonese 133,405 (13.6), Chinese, n.o.s. 115,635 (11.8)]
Multiple responses: 2.7%
Knowledge of offical languages:
English only 1,997,605 (87.2)French only 1,265 (0.1) English and French 164,785 (7.2), Neither English nor French 128,460 (5.6%) Total population: 2,313,328
Tolal land area: 2,882.55 km²
Population density: 802.5 people per km²
Dependancy load: 0 to 14 - 15.3%, 15 to 64 - 71.2%, 65 and over - 13.5%
Median age: 40.2
56.6% of total population over 15 is either married (49.5) or living with a common law (6.9) THIS IS WHERE IT GOES!!!! Whistler Human Activities Tourist attractions
Public transportions (few)
Hockey (sports)
Down hill skiing (winter sports)
Spring skiing (till June)
Swimming, fishing (water stuff)
Hiking, mountain climbing
Shopping, resorts
Natural spaces
Mountain peaking
Bear viewing
Valley biking Settlements Private dewels: 8,751
Private houses: 3,909
Owned houses: 2,145
Rented houses: 1,760
Average value of house : 906,528 CAD
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Center deticated to aborignals
English only: 7,735 (83.62%)
French only: 490 (5.30%)
English and french 35 (0.38%)
Neither english of french: 15 (0.16%)
Other Languges: 980 (10.59%) Popualtion Statistics Total population: 9,820
Total area: 240.40 km²
Population density: 40.9/km²
Population between 15-64: 87.5 % Employment rate: 81.1 %
Median income: 29,550 CAD
Total number of census families: 2,065
Total private households: 3,905
Education (15+):
Highschool: 31%
University below bachelor: 6%
University: 29%
College: 18%
Aprenticship: 9%
Swimming (water activities)
Skiing (snow activities)
Hockey (sports)
Calgary Tower
Hiking (nature stuff)
Natural programs
Horse back ridding (horse activities)
Aborignal celebrations
Theme parks
Mountain climbing (mountain activities) Settlements Private house holds: 423,420 (100%)
English 752,520 (69.2%)
French 16,895 (1.6%)
Non-official language 292,535 (26.9%)
Multiple responses 25,445 (2.3%)
Mother tounge: Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 29,985, Panjabi (Punjabi) 29,090, Chinese, n.o.s. 27,690, Spanish 23,190, Cantonese 20,975 Population
Statistics Total population: 1,096,833
Total land area: 825.29km²
Population density: 1,329 people per km²
Private dewels: 423,417
Dependency load: 0 to 14 17.9% (196,420), 15 to 64 72.1% (791,225), 65 and over 10.0% (109,190)
Median age: 35.7 St. John's Human Activities Tourist attractions (few)
Water sports
Hockey (sports)
The arts
Landmark visitations
Culture hub
Flim festivals
Urban parks
buses, sub-ways & railways (few) Settlement Aborignal settlemant (few)
Private house holds: 78,960 (100%)
Detached houses: 44,830
Semi-detached 4,030
Apartmant buildings: 23590
Other: 6405
Movable houses: 115
English 188,965 (96.9%)
French 810 (0.4%)
Non-official language 4,520 (2.3%)
Multiple responses 635 (0.3%)
Mother tounges: Chinese, n.o.s. 745 (15.1%), Arabic 425 (8.6%), Spanish 370 (7.5%), German 210 (4.3%), Bengali 200 (4.1%) Population Statistics Total population: 196,966
Total land area: 804.65 km²
Population density: 244.8 p/km²
Median age: 39.4
Depenancey load:
0 to 14 - 15.9%
15 to 64 - 71.4%
65 and over - 12.7%
Matital status:
Married without children: 42%
Married with children: 40%
Common-law without children; 11%
Common-law with children: 6% Yellowknife Human Activities Tourism
Extreme sports
Downhill skiing
soccer, basketball
tennis, track
batminton, curling
fastball, golf
gymnastics, volley ball
hockey, skating, sledding, snowboarding, snowmobiling Note: this place
is big on sports Settlement Many Aborignal settlements
Private dewels: 6,938
Detached house: 3,560
Semi-detached: 150
Appartments: 2030
Other: 1165
Movible dewels: 35
English 15,125
French 810
Non-official language 2,790
Multiple responses 270
Top mother tounges: Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 520 (17.4%), Tlicho (Dogrib) 290 (9.7%), Vietnamese 155 (5.2%), German 140 (4.7%) Population Statistics Total population: 19,234
Total land area: 105.44 km²
Population Density: 182.4 p/km² Medain age: 32.6
Total families: 5,110
Married: 40%
Single: 34%
Depenancy load:
0 to 14 19.9%
15 to 64 76.5%
65 and over 3.6% Drumheller Human Activities Tourism (for the dinosaurs)
Rock climbing,top roping, lead climbing, trad climbing, and bouldering.
Movie Producing (big filming location)
Royal Tyrrell Museum
Biggest dinosaur in the world (visit reptile world)
Football (the Titans)
Hockey (sports) Settlement Privvate households: 3,180
Detached houses: 2,450
Semi-detached houses: 145
Appartments: 395
Other: 35
Movable: 150
Aboriginal population: 365 (5.12%) Languges:
English - 6,670 (90.6%)
French - 90 (1.2%)
Non-official language - 525 (7.1%)
Multiple responses - 65 (0.9%)
Mother tounges:
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)- 160
German - 90
Spanish - 30
Ukrainian - 30
Chinese, n.o.s. - 30 Population Statistics Total population: 8,029
Total land area: 107.93 km²
Population density: 74.4 p/km²
Medain age: 40.4
Dependancy load: 0 to 14 - 14.9%, 15 to 64 - 69.0%, 65 and over - 16.1%
Total number of families: 2,100
Married couples with children: 605
Married couples without children: 845
Common-law-couples with children: 115
Common-law-couples without children: 220 Iqaluit Human Activities RURAL PARIRIES URBAN ARCTIC RURAL ARCTIC Settlement Total dewels: 2,370
Detached: 675
Semi-detached: 195
Apartments: 1005
Other: 590 English - 2,915 (44%)
French - 315 (4.8%)
Non-official language - 3,300 (49.8%)
Multiple responses - 90 (1.4%)
Top mother tounge: Inuktitut - 3,085 (91.1%) Population Statistics Total population: 6,699
Total land area: 52.50
Population density: 127.6
Medain age: 30.1
Dependancy load:
0 to 14: 23.9%
15 to 64: 73.7%
65 and over: 2.5%
Total families: 1,720
Married couples with children: 405
Married couples without children: 290
Common-law-couples with children: 410
Common-law-couples without children: 215 Campbellton RURAL MARITIMES Human Activities Settlement Population Statistics Private dewels: 7,640
Detached: 5,275
Semi-detached: 160
Apartments: 1,660
Other: 340
Movable: 195
English: 6,645 (38.3%)
French: 9,700 (55.9%)
Non-official language: 625 (3.6%)
Multiple responses: 365 (2.1%)
Mother tounges:
Mi'kmaq - 455
Arabic - 30
Hindi - 20
Spanish - 15 Total population: 7,385
Total land area: 1,629.94 p/km²
Population density: 10.9 p/km²
Medain age: 46.8
Dependancy load:
0 to 14 - 14.4%
15 to 64 - 66.9%
65 and over - 18.7%
Total families: 5,225
Married couples with children - 995
Married couples without children - 2,025
Common-law-couples with children - 565
Common-law-couples without children - 500 URBAN MARITIMES Hikking
Dog sledding
Hockey (sports)
Aborignal artwork
The arts
Most transportation is by the boat or airfare but there are a few cars and busses Tourist attractions
Buses, cars
Hockey (sports) WHERE DO I WANT TO LIVE? VANCOUVER! WHY? I made my decision to live in Vancouver based on many different reasons. First I chose urban instead of rural. This was mainly because I have always lived in urban areas and have learned to love them but I was also because I never actually liked rural places. I didn't like the amount of work or the animals but most of all I hated the thought of living around bugs; those tiny creatures scare me, a lot! So my final decision was an urban place. THE END! Then I had to make the decision of which of the five (Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Yellowknife, and St. John's) urban places I would want to live in. For this I played the elimination game. The first two to come out were Yellowknife and St. John's. This is because they are both really isolated and have a low population; I have always lived and liked living in dense places. Also Yellowknife is up north which makes it a cold and snowy place and even though I like snow I do not enjoy the winter as much as the summer. Next I took out Calgary because it seem to me like another version of Toronto; Toronto being the better one. From the two finalists one would think that I my decision would be Toronto because of my familiarity with the city and because I live close to there. My decision to choose Vancouver instead of Toronto was a tough choice. In the end it had nothing to do with how close it was to home - even though I do love where I live. The mountains are the aspect of Vancouver the lured me into this result. I love mountains. I enjoy mountain climbing very much and am very good at it. The bugs in nature drive my away from things like hikes but mountain climbing is something completely different. It is not on a trail and we are surrounded by open, fresh air not big, long, mossy trees. The high mountains and peeks are the main factor but when I put some thoughts into it I understood that Vancouver fits all my requirements and wishes. It is urban with a dense population. It has both, winter and summer plus fall and spring. Vancouver was also named one of the most beautiful places in the world. It is also known to be a perfect vacation getaway and that is where I want to getaway to if I got to choose where I want to live.
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