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Canada Facts for Kids: Economy

  • Canada is the second largest oil reserve holder after Saudi Arabia. The province of Alberta leads in the production of oil and natural gas in Canada.
  • Canada is the leader in uranium mining. And uranium is used in nuclear power plants for producing electricity.
  • The province of Saskatchewan is the main agricultural province in Canada and grows 45% of Canada's grain such as wheat, canola, flax or rye.
Canola field in bloom in Saskatchewan/Canada
  • Canada is the world leader of Hydro Electricity which uses the power of the water to produce electricity.
  • Canada is second in sawn softwood production after the USA.
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Author:Regina Graeff
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