• Health Care Tax Ontario Government
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    On June 8 1995 the Mike Harris Conservative government was elected to power in the Province of Ontario. Harris throughout his campaign at the time talked of tax cuts, job creation among many other promises in the overall goal of balancing the budget and making Ontario a better place to live. As such, through Harris' "Common Sense" revolution platform, he outlined how it was going to be done and what he wanted to do in order to achieve his objectives. Since Bob Rae's NDP government created an $11...
  • Ground Water In Ontario
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    As nations around the globe enter the 21 st century, one of the most pressing concerns facing each is the notion of sustainable development. Sustainable development, simply put, refers to maintaining a rate of industrialization which minimizes the destruction of the environment. And while issues such as the price and accessibility of crude oil dominate trade talks and newspaper headlines, there is an ever-more important concern emerging: access to water. Despite its relatively small population s...
  • Racial Profiling In Policing
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    Kenora OPP will test 12 in-cruiser cameras First time devices used in Canada By JANET GIBSON, Sun Media KENORA -- Like a black box in an airplane, it's indestructible. A digital video camera mounted inside a police cruiser was displayed by the Kenora OPP yesterday, part of a three-year pilot project that kicks off March COMBAT RACIAL PROFILING The OPP will test 12 in-cruiser video cameras in Kenora and 22 in Toronto -- the first time such cameras have been used by a police force in Canada. The c...
  • From Welfare To Workfare
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    From Welfare to Workfare TABLE OF CONTENTS THE ORIGINS OF WORKFARE 1 THE BASICS OF WORKFARE. 2 PC POLICY DIRECTION OF WORKFARE 2 WHY? A CONSERVATIVE POINT OF VIEW 4 WHY NOT? AN OPPOSITION'S POINT OF VIEW 6 CONCLUSION 8 WORKS CITED " THE ORIGINS OF 'WORKFARE' There's an old joke that goes something like... Where do you hide a welfare recipient's cheque, where he " ll never find it? Under his work boots. When Mike Harris was campaigning for the Progressive conservative party in 1994 he promised a ...
  • Palaeo Indian Way Of Life
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    During much of the last 90, 000 years, Ontario has been covered in thick ice sheets of the Wisconsin an glaciation. By 12, 000 years ago, the ice sheets began to retreat and a series of large pro-glacial lakes formed between the land to the south, and the edge of the ice. As people followed the retreating ice, they were attracted to the rich environment along the lakes shores. Many of the earliest Palaeo-Indian sites in Ontario have been found along the margins of Lake Algonquin and Lake Iroquoi...
  • School Systems Students University Ontario
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    The Ontario school system dedicates a great deal of the high school curriculum towards preparing students for University. Ontario high schools provide students with many courses that will help prepare the students that decide to go on to post secondary education. However, the Ontario School System lacks in preparing them for the most prominent aspect of University, stress. The Ontario school system does not prepare students for any of the on coming stresses which will be the number one factor in...
  • Conscription Crisis Of 1917
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    The year 1917, was a time of worry and despair. As there was not enough people in Europe to fight in the war. Ideas of conscription floated through the minds of members of Parliament. Before WWI began, the French and the English were already having disagreements over Regulation 17, which was introduced by the Ontario Department of Education in 1913. The French felt they were having their rights taken away and that the English were being strongly favoured. Many French Canadians were beginning to...
  • Casinos People Money Jobs
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    Casinos Are casinos good for Ontario? To every situation there are positive and negative points. In the situation of casinos, the positive side has a very strong case that outweighs the negative side. One of the main reasons that the yare good is that numerous jobs are created by and for the government. Another positive aspect is that the government and local charities will get some of the revenue created at these gambling locations. Along with these reasons, a lot of the people that will come t...
  • Skills Canada Companies Ontario
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    jobs will be created in Ontario's information technology industry this year, based on a survey of 400 companies, the information industry association said. But 9, 900 of these jobs could go unfilled as a result of shortages of skilled workers - meaning that companies will be constrained from expanding their businesses or may even be forced to relocate some activities elsewhere.' A serious skills shortage which exists in Canada today is becoming even more acute,' Beatty said this week at the Stat...
  • Timothy Findley Ontario Writing Award
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    Biography of Author Timothy Findley Timothy Findley is a native of Toronto, Ontario. He was born in 1930 and grew up in the Rosedale district of Toronto. Growing up, Timothy Findley knew that he wanted to be an artist of some form. He studied dance and later acting, which had more success. While acting, he met one of his current life long friends; actress Ruth Gordon. Gordon convinced Findley that writing was his real talent and that he should pursue it further with more concentration. So find ...
  • Canadian Environment Kyoto Protocol
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    In Canada Ontario has decided to join Quebec and Alberta in order to challenge Ottawas to diminish greenhouse-gas emissions according to Kyoto Protocol. This has become another barrier in front of Canadas Prime Minister Jean Chr tiens plans to ratify the agreement by the end of the year. Ottawa has made it almost impossible for other provinces to support the Kyoto Protocol, because of negative consequences that can happen. Implementing Kyoto Protocol is a very risky economic decision, which can ...
  • Federal Government Farmers Billion Subsidies
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    Farmers want subsidies restored The Toronto Star, November 2000 Mar zena Brzyszcz In the early 1990 s Ottawa had a $40 billion deficit, at which time it had slashed farm subsidies. Now that the federal government has eliminated the budget deficit, Canada s top farmer leader said, it is time to start helping farmers who are in need. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture president, Bob Friesen, says the government owes farmers at least $15 billion for what they have contributed to deficit reducti...
  • Social Services In Ontario
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    Social Services In Ontario Social services in Ontario help out many less fortunate people and employ a large number of workers. When employed in a government position, job security should be an essential part of your contract. There are a large number of social service positions getting cut that will affect the economy as a whole. In order to fight Ontario's deficit, cutbacks have already been made, people are affected by these cutbacks, and a lot more will take place, however, at the same time,...
  • Levels Of Media Entertainment Digital
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    The following will present three production companys at significantly different levels of expert ies. Ranging from the international level, inter provincial level and regional level respectively, Manta Digital Sound and Picture, Cinecan, and Millenium Entertainment & Digital FXTM are three comapnies comparable in focus but varied in their degree of establishment. The basis for researching these companies lies in my varied business and personal experience with each of them. Based out of Toronto O...
  • Child Care Issues In Ontario
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    Abstract In rural communities, Canadian families undergo multiple challenges in finding equality when it comes to taking care of their children as well as their early childhood education. Rural families do acknowledge the positive educational and social experiences that their young ones can face in their early childhood settings just like their counterparts throughout the country. This, together with the requirement or need for ample and flexible childcare following the atypical and regulated s...
  • Ontario Liberals People Plans Election
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    The Ontario Liberal Party, the current official opposition of the provincial government, is made up of thousands of volunteers across the province who share many common concerns and goals that affect the society. The Liberals are dedicated to trying to offer the people of Ontario a safer community, accessible healthcare and a first-rate education. The Liberals have come up with many plans to improve the community at this coming election and will try to influence the people of Ontario to re-consi...
  • Opening The Closet Marriage And Spousal Rights For Homosexuals
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    As time passes the needs of society's attitudes and values changes; morality changes. For instance, today's society does not have the same needs and concerns as society in the 1950's. As society changes, so should the law. When cars were invented the law had to change to accommodate this change in lifestyle. It should be the same with homosexuality. As each year passes the number of gays, who admit they are gay, or come out of the proverbial "closet" increases. As acceptance of sexual orientati...
  • Summaries On Same Sex Marriages
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    Summaries of Articles on Same Sex Marriages Civics On June 17 th, 2003, the Prime Minister of Canada made the announcement that the Federal Government was going to redefine marriage and allow same-sex unions in Canada. A legislation to legalize same-sex marriages, that also "protects the right of churches and religious organizations to sanctify marriage as they define it," is expected to be ready in a matter of weeks. After the legislation is referred to the Supreme Court, a "free vote" will occ...