World #2 – CANADA: U.S. says Canada exports hurting U.S. dairy farmers

Tuesday's World Events - September 11, 2018


1. For CANADA, give the following information:

  1. capital
  2. location/the countries that share its borders
  3. the religious breakdown of the population
  4. the type of government
  5. the chief of state (and head of government if different) If monarch or dictator, since what date has he/she ruled? – include name of heir apparent for monarch
  6. the population

Find the answers at the CIA World FactBook website. For each country, answers can be found under the “Geography” “People” and “Government” headings.

NOTE: Before answering the following questions, read the info under “Background” below.

2. For CANADA:
a) list the who, what, where and when of the news item
b) What action has the Canadian government taken that has hurt U.S. dairy farmers?
c) What is Class 7? What did Secretary Perdue say Canada must do about Class 7? Be specific.