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Canadian and World Studi​​es

At Loretto College School, Canadian and World Studies program encompasses a variety of subjects: geography, history, and law.

In studying these subjects, students learn how people interact with and within their social and physical environments today, and how they did so in the past.

Students’ learning in the various courses in this discipline will contribute significantly to their understanding of Canada’s heritage and its physical, social, cultural, governmental, legal, and economic structures and relationships.

It will also help them to perceive Canada in a global context and to understand its place and role in the world community.​

Courses

Students will be able to learn about the following subjects in each grade:

  • Grade 9: Geography Canada

  • Grade 10: Canadian History in the Twentieth Century

  • Grade 10: Civics

  • Grade 11: Understanding Canadian Law - University / College

  • Grade 11: Travel and Tourism - A Regional Geographic Perspective

  • Grade 12: Canadian and International Law

  • Grade 12: World Issues - A Geographic

  • Grade 12: World History - The West and the World