• Vimy Ridge Guns Mounted
    804 words
    Shock and Awe, 1917 Gary Graves, CBC News Online | April 9, 2003 We may marvel at the firepower of the hundreds of missiles and smart bombs used in U. S. attacks on Iraq, but an overwhelming battlefield fusillade creating shock and awe is not a new idea. In fact, Canadian soldiers fighting in the First World War were pioneers of the tactic. Click for map Source: National Archives It was at Vimy Ridge, a strategic 14-kilometre long escarpment that overlooks the Douai plain of France. German occup...
  • Canadian Dollar Canada Interest Value
    1,266 words
    The Canadian economy has increased over the last few years with a lower valued dollar. Economists have been debating for decades on whether the Canadian economy would be better off with a lower dollar opposed to a higher valued dollar. The Canadian dollar has been volatile since 1920, and has brought both positive and negative effects to Canadian industries, primarily those involved in trade. Unemployment and interest rates have also faced major changes due to fluctuation, showing similar trends...
  • Canadian Federalism Threatened Quebec Canada Nationalism
    2,384 words
    Canadian Federalism Threatened: The Issues of Quebec Nationalism and Regionalism Canadian Federalism Threatened: The Issues of Quebec Nationalism and Regionalism When it was it first conceived in 1867, Canada was founded as a state that would create a government structure based on federalism. Federalism is defined as: A political system in which legislative power is distributed between a national, central, or federal legislature and a level of state or provincial legislatures. The relationship b...
  • Canadian Dollar Fluctuations Currency Canada Productivity
    1,315 words
    The Canadian dollar has declined by over thirty percent versus the United States dollar, since it was at its highest in 1970. The reason for this is mainly the following factors: the Quebec factor, the inflation factor, the productivity factor, the growth in government and taxes factor, and the commodity price factor. These all come together to bring us to what the Canadian dollar is worth compared to the U. S. dollar today. The Quebec factor is partly responsible for the decline. It is no coin...
  • National Political And Cultural
    329 words
    National, Political, and Cultural. What are we? Where do we belong? All three of these identities are evident in our daily lives, and although we may not be aware of it, they affect our lifestyles in a large way. We as Canadians have great national pride. Walking through Abbott's halls I tried to count the number of Canadian flags on other student's backpacks and ended up losing count. We drink Molson Canadian and worship the dreadful Montreal Canadiens. This is national identity, we do these t...
  • French Canadian Canada Quebec People
    552 words
    Should Quebec (or other provinces) Separate From Canada In Order To Best Protect Its Constitutional Rights? In my opinion, all provinces in Canada, including Quebec should not separate. Quebec has been one of the provinces of Canada for a long period of time. Most people in the world view that it is one of the component in Canada. French-Canadian and English-Canadian seem to live together peacefully without conflict, even many people with different cultures and languages come to Canada in recent...
  • Canada Lacks A Real National Identity
    1,144 words
    Canada Lacks A Real National Identity I believe that Canada lacks a real national identity. Canadians tend to identify with community and region rather than the nation. Because Canada has such a great cultural diversity the Canadian identity is shaped by our values and attitudes as they have emerged from our history and geography. Bilingualism and multiculturalism are very important to the Canadian identity. They both strengthen and challenge Canadian identity. Because Canada has so many cultur...
  • Hockey In Canada Six Canadian
    2,261 words
    Cater Crouch First year Program Dr. Joseph Jockey March 29, 2000 Hockey in Canada Ice hockey has in the last hundred years evolved to become international. Canada is in jeopardy of losing its six teams. Tradition run deep in all of the cities and also professional hockey teams create thousands of jobs and help out in the communities. Teams in the Canadian market are having trouble keeping their programs in the black because of higher taxes and a weaker Canadian dollar. In order for professional...
  • Immigration And The Canadian Economy
    1,401 words
    Immigration and the Canadian Economy Immigrants make up a considerable proportion of the Canadian population. At the time of the 1991 Census, there were 4. 3 million immigrants living in Canada, which is 16% of the total Canadian population. (See Graph 1, Immigrants as a Percentage of Canada's Population, 1901-1996) Over the past decades the level of immigration in Canada has increased from an average of 137 000 immigrants arriving in Canada in the 1960 s to an average of about 200 000 in 1998. ...
  • Canadarm 2 Space Station
    527 words
    Canadarm 2 By: Daniel ZielinskiCanadarm 2 The Canadarm 2 is a very important contribution from Canada, to the international Space station. Its complex design allows it to move through out the international space station and supply the station with useful tasks. The Canadarm was launched form earth on the shuttle flight #104 witch is also known as Endeavour. On April 2001 the Endeavour was caring much more then just the Canadarm, it was caring the crew who would install the new Canadarm to the in...
  • How The Canadian Economy Is De
    2,146 words
    The Canadian economy is determined largely by the United States economy threw the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The North American Free Trade Agreement was an agreement that came into effect on January 1, 1995 which involves Mexico, Canada and the United States of America. This agreement is said to produce 1 billion to 3 billion dollar gains in each country. NAFTA ensures that a certain amount of goods produced and traded between the three countr...
  • Canadians Reading Slander Canadian Book Readers
    534 words
    It is a fact that when reading Slander, some of the techniques used are likely to fascinate its Canadian readers. First, the book has been written by a Canadian author, and as a result its readers are likely to get some Canadian information from it. Second, Mr. Deverell uses this book as a prime example of how talented some Canadian authors can be, by presenting a first person narration from a woman's point of view. Third, the book makes numerous references to Canada even though most of it is se...
  • Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation Inventories Analysis
    1,239 words
    Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation Inventories analysis A. As a manufacturing company, Clearly Canadian Corporation, which produces and markets natural and flavored beverage products is expected to hold three kinds of inventories. These inventories are carried by Clearly Canadian in every phases (input, processing, output) in manufacturing the beverage. Inventories that are held by this company are raw material inventories, working in process inventories, and finished goods inventories. As we...
  • Canada Canadian Canadians Country
    687 words
    Canada is currently experiencing an almost unparalleled boom in its economy. Canada is most active trading partner is the United States, but it has carved fertile in-roads with many of the top trading nations in the world. A significant portion of the Canadian population is employed in business, finance and administrative occupations, areas in which skilled worker immigrants often find employment. Many Canadian businesses meet the demand for information technology workers, and for other skilled ...
  • American Media Dominating Canadian Culture
    522 words
    American Media Dominating Canadian Culture The possibility of the American media taking over Canadian culture has always been an intimidating issue for Canadians over the past few decades. It has been known that the American model of life is one that is very different from ours and that the americanization of Canada could prove to be a threat of losing our own values and beliefs. The presence of the American media is very tempting for Canadians to forget about our own nations people and their va...
  • A Critical Summary Of 0multiculturalism And The Hyphenated Canadian
    373 words
    In his article! ^0 Multiculturalism and the hyphenated Canadian! +/-, David Leslie uses many examples and resources to describe the phenomenon and the incurred problems of multiculturalism in Canada, as well as the negative side of hyphenated Canadian. He points out that diversified cultures in Canada are acceptable and unique; however, different ethnic groups are hyphenated (e. g. Indo-Canadian), and by doing so, this also create gaps among different groups. Leslie believes that the Canadian te...
  • Hong Kong Canada China Canadian
    359 words
    Team Canada Trade Mission - Hong Kong and China a) The motivation for the trade mission to China is quite simple. The Canadian government wants to do business. In 1999, Canadian two-way trade with China was worth $11. 5 billion. Canadian two-way trade with Hong Kong equalled $2. 4 billion during 1999. The numbers tell the story. China is Canada's fourth-largest trading partner after the United States, Japan and the United Kingdom. The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade says t...
  • How Effective Was Canada's Role In Wwii
    351 words
    Ortona Was forced to be captured by Canadian because it was blocking their path to Rome The Germans blew up many bridges in the area to give them an advantage This worked temporarily, since the number of Canadian deaths were significantly high However, the Canadian's eventually went on to winning the battle, even against Germany's elite troops December 27 was when Ortona was capture by the Canadians Canada's role was very effective Dieppe August 1942 - five thousand Canadian troops on the French...
  • The Four Most Significant Individuals In Canadian History
    790 words
    Approximately one hundred and thirty five years ago, Canada became a nation. Over this period of time, many individuals have had an impact on the history of Canada and have helped to shape Canada into the great nation it now is. However, four individuals proved to be more influential than the rest. These four individuals, who were most significant to Canadian history, were Sit John A. MacDonald, General Sam Hughes, William Lyon Mackenzie King, and Adolph Hitler. These men proved to be highly con...
  • The Identity Crisis Of Asian Canadians
    981 words
    Identity is something that emphasized in nowadays society. People talk about "This is the way I am" all the time. However, not so many people paid their attention to "This is the way you are." This is called "self-centric." Since Columbus discovered the New World in the late fifteenth century, the North American culture tends to be more Euro-American-centric. Thus, the social and cultural recognitions for Asian people in North America are never been such important issue. Canada, as part of the ...