• Ireland British Religion Country
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    Ireland Ireland is a small island first settled in early 6000 BC. It's located to the west of Europe close to Great Britain. Through history Ireland has had many different influences and has been occupied by different types of people. In the early years, the Celtic people known as Gaels settled Ireland. This was sometime between 600 and 150 BC. Gaelic people had many small kingdoms that were separated yet they all shared the common language of Gaelic. The Bretons kept order throughout Ireland, ...
  • Equalization Provincial Government
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    Introduction The intent of this paper is to explain the equalization program and Atlantic accord. First, what is equalization, why does the program exist, and how is it calculated? Are there problems with today's equalization program? Next, what is the Atlantic accord and generic solution and why has it been an issue in the past six months? What were the offers the federal government gave Newfoundland and what was finally accepted by Newfoundland's provincial government? Finally, what do the fut...
  • Reforming The Senate Senators Elected Province
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    Reforming the Senate One must address the three major problems with the Senate and the many solutions in order create a Parliament that would speak and act on behalf of Canadians in all parts of the country. The three main criticism of the Senate are that it over-represents the business leaders of the country, that it serves as a patronage device for the government party, and that the distribution of seats does not give equal representations to all regions of the country on basis of population, ...
  • Nova Scotia Province Halifax Breton
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    Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, one of the three Maritime and one of the four Atlantic provinces of Canada, bordered on the north by the Bay of Fundy, the province of New Brunswick, Northumberland Strait, and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and on the east, south, and west by the Atlantic Ocean. Nova Scotia consists primarily of a mainland section, linked to New Brunswick by the Isthmus of Chignecto, and Cape Breton Island, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Canso. On July 1, 1867, Nova Scotia bec...
  • Quebec The Province The People The History
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    Quebec, The Province, The People, The History Quebec is a province in eastern Canada, bordered on the north by Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay; on the east by Labrador (Which is a part of Newfoundland), the Strait of Belle Isle, and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence; on the south by New Brunswick, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, and Ontario; and on the west by Ontario, James Bay, and Hudson Bay. The name Quebec is derived from an Algonquian term for 'place where the river narrows,' referring to t...
  • The Louisiana Purchase United States
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    By: joe The Louisiana Purchase was the purchase of the French province of Louisiana by the United States in 1803. The province stretched from the Mississippi River westward to the Rocky Mountains and from the Gulf of Mexico northward to Canada, covering an area equal to that of the United States, prior to the purchase. Except for the Mississippi River on the east and Canada on the north, the boundaries were indefinite. The United States also claimed West Florida between the Mississippi and Perdi...
  • Code Of Conduct Students School Schools
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    The Reform of Schools The government of Ontario proposes there is a need to make universally accepted rules in the school system. For students to be more disciplined, the government needs to achieve new province wide standards. If the new school standards will not discipline the students, and if each school entails its guidelines, then the government's province wide code of conduct will fail. Moreover, the intervention of the government will not enforce the students to become more disciplined. W...
  • History Of Alberta Lodgepole Pine
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    Date Entered into Confederation: Alberta became a province of Canada in 1905. They joined into Confederation because of many reason. One of the big factors was because of the fur trading. Canada was in big demand of fur, therefore having Alberta join would add to their business. Another reason was because of Manifest Destiny, the construction of an inter-colonial railway between Canada and the Maritimes was necessary since all goods were being transported on American lines. The Grand Trunk Railw...
  • Basketball In Ns Nova Scotia
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    Basketball was first introduced to Nova Scotia as early as 1895 but in the past thirty years the popularity of the sport has really taken off. The high concentration of universities in the province, the tradition and esteem of the high school programs, and the continued support from a large and knowledgeable basketball community have made the game a staple of Nova Scotia life, culminating with the capital city of Halifax becoming known as the basketball capital of Canada. When you talk about bas...
  • Importance Of Old Growth Stand Forests
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    THE IMPORTANCE OF OLD GROWTH STANDS: SECHELT TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction What is old growth Logging of the Ancient Forest The ecosystem and wildlife Other possibilities Conclusion Bibliography THE IMPORTANCE OF OLD GROWTH STANDS: SECHELT There are a great variety of old growth stan ds, one such stand is the Sechelt forest. Like many other forests it is in danger of being logged. There are however things being done to protect the ancient forest. Old growth is hard to define, as there is no set...
  • The Meech Lake Accord
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    The Meech Lake Accord By: The Meech Lake Accord was an agreement made by the prime minister of Canada and the premiers of all ten provinces to improve and make changes to the constitution of Canada and thereby make it acceptable to the province of Quebec. The agreement was negotiated and signed on June 3, 1987 but was never ratified. The Canadian Constitution, originally known as the British North America Act, had been proposed in 1867, when Canada was still under British Rule. When Canada obtai...
  • Saskatchewan Land Province Saskatchewans
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    Saskatchewan is a land of resources, wealth, and beauty. Its name is derived from a Cree word meaning rapid river. Land Saskatchewan is 651, 900 sq. km. in area, half of it is forests, and one third of it is cultivated lands. In southern Saskatchewan average temperatures range from 0-65 degrees farenheight. In Northern Saskatchewan temperatures range from 23-57 degrees farenheight. Grayling, trout, pike, and picker al are found in the northern lakes, while mule, deer, elk, moose, and long tail ...
  • Red And Green China
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    The current disparity of high / low technology as well as the income gap in the upper minority and lower majority in P. R. China in 2003, leaves one pondering how long can Deng Xiaoping ism last without another revolution. The writer estimates it will take only five to ten years before the Economic Revolution in China begins. And it will be bloody! More at my email by request. This is my tenth academic year in China. So you are counting, well let me just give you about two hundred and fifty wor...
  • Appalachian The Mountains National Park
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    The Appalachian The Appalachian Mountains The Appalachian mountain system dominates the Eastern United States and separates the Eastern seaboard from the interior with a belt of uplands that extends nearly 1, 500 miles from northeastern Alabama to the Canadian border. ; They are old, complex mountains, eroded from much older and greater ranges. The present topography is a result of erosion that has carved the weak rocks away, leaving a skeleton of resistant rocks behind as highlands. Because of ...