The Canadian Geographer

Articles from Vol. 45, No. 3, Fall

Between Pinochet and Kropotkin: State Terror, Human Rights and the Geographers
John Wiley Lecture delivered to a meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, June 2, 2000 Introduction: the State and the Vulnerable The following...
Canadian Landform Examples -- 41: `Les Sillons': A Relict Foredune Plain
`Les Sillons' (meaning `furrows') is the local name given to an outstanding example of a relict foredune plain on Les Iles de la Madeleine, Quebec. This series of shore-parallel dune ridges was built seaward during a period of post-glacial sea level...
Intermodal Freight Terminals: Locality and Industrial Linkages
Introduction Freight terminals by their very function occupy large amounts of land in or very near urban centres. The fact that they take up this land means that other functions are excluded over extensive areas of cities. On the other hand, there...
Ottawa's Byward Market: A Festive Bone of Contention?
An earlier article in this journal discussed urban markets, drawing a distinction between revitalizing historic market districts and recent festival marketplaces; it examined the Byward Market as a classic representative of the former type (Tunbridge...
Pour Une Localisation Optimale Des Centres De Transbordement Intermodaux Entre Reseaux De Transport: Formulation et Extensions
Introduction Durant la derniere decennie, de nombreuses publications se sont interessees a differents aspects de la problematique du transport multimodal tels que la complementarite des modes de transport, les modifications de politiques tarifaires,...
Similarity of the Flora of the Erie Islands: Implications for Conservation Biology
Using a compiled list of the vascular flora for 21 islands in the western basin of Lake Erie, Preston's resemblance measure and Connor and Simberloff's Null Hypothesis I were applied to native and alien species subsets in order to examine how these...
The Identification of Employment Centres in Canadian Metropolitan Areas: The Example of Montreal, 1996
Introduction Immediately after the Second World War, North American metropolitan areas began to experience intrametropolitan population decentralisation from the central city toward the suburbs. At the beginning of the 1960s, several major waves...
Urban Impoverishment and Multiple Modes of Livelihood in Ghana
Introduction The economic crisis that characterized many African economies in the 1970s and early 1980s led to intensification of poverty, particularly among urban residents. The increased urban impoverishment has been due in part to the rapid urbanization...