Canadian and World Studies

The Individual and the Economy, Grade 11, University/College (CIE3M)


This course explores issues and challenges facing the Canadian economy as well as the implications of various responses to them. Students will explore the economic role of firms, workers, and government as well as their own role as individual consumers and contributors, and how all of these roles affect stability and change in the Canadian economy. Students will apply the concepts of economic thinking and the economic inquiry process, including economic models, to investigate the impact of economic issues and decisions at the individual, regional,and national level. Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied




Making Personal Economic Choices, Grade 12, Workplace (CIC4E)


This course provides students with a fundamental understanding of a variety of key economic issues and practices, helping them develop their ability to make informed economic choices in their day-to-day lives. Students will examine practical financial matters, such as personal budgeting, taxes, credit and debt, and savings and investment, as well as various economicissues, such as those related to the underground economy, economic inequality, andconsumer behaviour. Students will apply the concepts of economic thinking, the economicinquiry process, and economic models to investigate various economic issues and structuresand to analyse the impact of economic decisions, including their own decisions, at theindividual, community, and national levels. Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied, or thelocally developed compulsory course (LDCC) in Canadian history




Analysing Current Economic Issues, Grade 12, University (CIA4U)


This course examines current Canadian and international economic issues, developments, policies, and practices from diverse perspectives. Students will explore the decisions that individuals and institutions, including governments, make in response to economic issues such as globalization, trade agreements, economic inequalities, regulation, and public spending. Students will apply the concepts of economic thinking and the economic inquiry process, as well as economic models and theories, to investigate, and develop informed opinions about, economic trade-offs, growth, and sustainability and related economic issues. Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities





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