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The Canadian Shield: Foods of the Region Student Centre

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Kapuskasing, Ontario

One factor that influenced where people lived in the Canadian Shield was whether the land was good for farming. Around the town of Kapuskasing, there is an oasis of farmland known as the Clay Belt. It is good for cattle ranching and mixed farming. You can find out more about this area by searching this site using the keyword agriculture.

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Just about everything you wanted to know about agriculture in Canada can be found at this Web site. It is from the federal Department of Agriculture. To search for information on the Canadian Shield, you will need to use the search engine. There are thousands of topics and links at the site. Enter specific keywords to narrow down your searches.