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<div>The Canadian Encyclopedia - Urbanization</div><div><br></div><div>This article tells all about how Canada was urbanized, from its beginning as New France, to what it is today, a separate country.</div><div><br></div><div>The Phase 3 section is most relevant to our current topic. While there isn't much in the two paragraphs, they provide a general overview, and you can click the inline links for more information.</div> www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca Urbanization is a complex process in which a country's population centres tend to become larger, more specialized and more interdependent over time.
<div>The Canadian Encyclopedia - Economic History (Scroll to "Growth of Cities")</div><div><br></div><div>This article says more about urbanization as related to Canadian economy. It tells you about how certain large Canadian cities started out, and how their economy grew.</div> www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca Canada's economic history begins with the hunting, farming and trading societies of the First Nations. Following the arrival of Europeans in the 16th century, the economy has undergone a series of seismic shifts, marked by the early Atlantic fishery, the transcontinental fur trade, then rapid urbanization, industrialization and technological change.
<div>This photo is Toronto during the industrial revolution. As you can see, there are lots of buildings tightly packed together and smokestacks spewing smoke out of many factories.</div><div><br></div><div>(Extracted from The Canadian Encyclopedia - Industrialization)</div> tce-live2.s3.amazonaws.com
BBC Video on Migration <div>Although this video deals mainly with the UK, a lot of the same reasons for migration applied here, too. Around 2:35, you can stop watching, as the rest of the video is mostly pointless.</div> www.youtube.com
<div>Flashback Canada</div><div><br></div><div>Open the textbook to page 192 and read the parts on urbanization. While it' short, there is some real quality information!</div>