The Cordillera

  • The Cordillera covers six mountain ranges, including the Rocky Mountains, created by the collision of the North American and Pacific plates.
  • This region also has high plateaus, meadows, fjords, valleys, and glacial ice fields.
  • The highest parts of this region have little precipitation while the lower parts are snowy, cool, and rainy.
  • The oldest coniferous trees in Canada are found in this region. The main industries are forestry, fishing, hydroelectricity, and orchards and vineyards.
The Cordillera


Boredom Busters

Gabriel knows how important good nutrition is to leading a healthy, active lifestyle. One of his favorite snacks is frozen yogurts pops. Check out his easy to follow recipe and make your own!