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  • Federal

    Health Resources: Population-to-specialist Ratios, 1996

    Canada’s average population to specialist physician ratio has been 1100:1 for over a decade. Low ratios are generally associated with urban areas. The region with the highest ratio is located in north central Newfoundland, a region with relatively few people but even fewer physician resources,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Health Resources: Population-to-physician Ratios, 1996

    Major cities are associated with comparatively few people per physician; every province has one or more census divisions in which the ratio is less than or equal to 550:1. None of the territories has a ratio this low. At the same time, each province has a significant number of areas with ratios...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Water Consumption: Domestic Water Consumption, 1999

    The map shows total municipal needs by province and territory. Domestic water consumption includes the quantity of water used for household purposes such as washing, food preparation, and bathing. Across Canada, nearly all of the water used by municipal water systems comes from lakes and rivers...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Water Consumption: Industrial Water Consumption, 1999

    The industrial sector represents 16% of total freshwater consumption. The amount used reflects population distribution to some degree, but the high values in some watersheds far from the largest cities reflects the occurrence of resource-processing, a heavy user of water. In most cases, these...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Health Resources: Population-to-nurse Ratios, 1996

    Areas with a ratio of 100:1 or lower are found mainly in eastern Canada and Manitoba. These are areas where the number of registered nurses per capita is higher than the national rate. At the other end of the scale, regions with relatively few nurses per capita-with ratios greater than...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Water Consumption: Hydroelectric Generation

    Hydroelectric generation is the predominant form of electric generation in Canada. A major part of the economic history of Canada consisted of the development of sites with large hydroelectric potential such as Niagara and Shawinigan. Hydro developments have had a substantial effect on rivers and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Health Resources: Population-to-family Physician Ratios, 1996

    Neither rural areas nor urban areas predominate with respect to any specific range of the family physician ratios. The Federal and Provincial Advisory Committee on Health Manpower recommended that a ratio of 1307:1 would be a suitable target for family physicians. In contrast to the distribution...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Water Consumption: Commercial and Institutional Water Consumption, 1999

    Commercial consumers are businesses, and institutional users such as government agencies, schools, and hospitals. Apartment buildings are also included in this section since these are normally operated by businesses. Next to residential uses, commercial and institutional consumption makes up the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Baffin Island MT; 121 sites from 2001; magnetotelluric

    In 2001 and 2002 magnetotelluric (MT) measurements were made on Baffin Island, Nunavut. The surveys were undertaken as part of the GSC's multidisciplinary Central Baffin project to study the northern margin of the Paleoproterozoic Trans-Hudson Orogen.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • EDI
  • Federal

    NACP MT; 15 sites from pancan85; magnetotelluric

    A geophysical signature of the Trans Hudson Orogen is the North American Central Plains (NACP) conductivity anomaly. Magnetotelluric studies along five profiles in Saskatchewan map the NACP from south to north.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • EDI
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