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General Resources

Guide to Canada's System of Justice
Includes information about the history of law in Canada, the Constitution, the Judicial structure, and the role of the public.

Trade Data Online
A resource listing the imports and exports between Canada and over 200 countries. Click on "Canada and U.S. Trade by Product". Under "Trade Type" select either "Total Exports" or "Total Imports". Under trader select either Canada as a whole or individual provinces. Under "Value In" choose either U.S. dollars, Cdn dollars or percentage value. (you will likely use the Cdn dollars). Under time period you can select a specific year, range of years, last 5 years or last 10 years. Under "Trading Partner", select the country you are interested in. Under "Product Search"you can choose to list all products, or the top 25 products. Finally click on "Run Report".

Environmental Green Lane
This site contains resources on all aspects of the environment. You can search by topic.

1Up Info - Encyclopedia and Reference Resource
Browse articles in all areas of topics within Earth & Environment, History, Literature & Arts, Health & Medicine, People, Philosophy & Religion, Places, Plants & Animals, Science & Technology, Social Science, law, Sports, Everyday Life and more. Includes country studies and North America Gazetteer.

O Canada
O Canada.ca is your resource for information about Canada, and a popular web portal for Canadians!

Current Events
Current news from the WN database.

Teen Space @ The Internet Public Library
A list of resources for teens organized by category.

Citation styles, plagiarism & style manuals
How and why to cite information.

Pollution News and Information
Information on types of pollution from the WN database.

Encyclopedias

Canadian Encyclopedia Online
Provides information in English and French about Canadian personalities, places, and events.

Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Britannica Online, featuring the complete Encyclopedia Britannica, Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, Merriam-Webster's Dictionary & Thesaurus, videos, web sites, and magazines.

World Book Online
Online version of the World Book Encyclopedia.

Reference

Cultural Profiles Project
Provides an overview of life and customs in the specified country.

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