Mind Map - Chapter 9

Canada’s Economy

1 Canada’s economy includes three main types of industries
1.1 Over 75% of Canadians now work in service industries
1.2 The largest market for Canadian goods is the USA
1.3 Natural resource industries have been very influential in the development and history of Canada.

2 A trading nation
2.1 Canada signed a free-trade agreement with the United States in 1988
2.2 Mexico joined the agreement in 1994 to form the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
2.3 Canada is one of the world’s top 10 economies and belongs to the G8 group