Geography: Migration

Overview

Students explore migration patterns and the many factors that influence relocation and mobility. They identify patterns of migration, and examine challenges and opportunities that migration presents to individuals and communities in Canada.

Overall Expectations

By the end of Grade 8, students will:

  • identify factors that affect migration and mobility, describe patterns and trends of migration in Canada, and identify the effects of migration on Canadian society;
  • use a variety of geographic representations, resources, tools, and technologies to gather, process, and communicate geographic information about migration and its effects on people and communities;
  • connect the real experiences of Canadians to information about the causes and effects of migration.

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