• The Great Lakes and St.Lawrence Lowlands is the smallest land region yet it contains about one half of Canada's population. 
•It is a rich industrial area where about 70% of Canada's manufactured goods are made. 
• It has a continental climate.
•One-quarter of Canada’s population is located within 160 km of Toronto and more than 60% of the population of the U.S.A. is within a 90-minute flight.
•The total amount of capital invested in Ottawa technology companies over the last ten years is over $4.7 billion dollars.
•In Quebec City labour costs are  15% less than than those in the USA.
• The Port of Montréal is one of the busiest inland ports in the world. As well it is a key transfer point for transatlantic cargo.
•The Great Lakes and St Lawrence Lowlands is about 46 000 km2. It is a plain along the St. Lawrence River.
• About 800-1200 m of rock has been eroded from the region in the last 100 million years.
• There are some amazing geographic features in the Great Lakes and St.Lawrence Lowlands such as: Niagara Falls, Niagara Escarpment and The Great Lakes.