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  • Strong Religious Faiths Of Canadians
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    The novel is based in Montreal, Canada of the early twentieth century, where teachers believed in strapping and immigrants travelling to Canada to start a new life. Duddy Kravitz, a student of Fletcher Field High in the class of Mr. Macpherson, one of the few teachers who are against strapping. Many students took advantage of him, and even gambled with Jerry Dingleman to win tickets, which were given by Mr. Macpherson to good students. Duddy is a boy, who always wants to be someone he is not. Hi...
  • Orphans And Needy School In Tripoli
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    -CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGE -In recent years there has been numerous catastrophes in the Muslim world. Although some are caused by natural disasters, such as the many thousands who were killed by the earthquakes, the human beings against their fellow men cause the vast majority of deaths, injuries and economic destruction. It is estimated that ninety percent of refugees in the world today are Muslim. Muslims should not be surprised by these calamities, however, because Allah wat a'da told us in the Qur ...
  • Most Defining Moment For Canada
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    History Essay During the last 4 months, Ive studied a lot about Canadian history and come across many great historical events that have shaped Canadian identity. The two most defining moments between the years 1900 to 2000 were womens suffrage which was an issue to determine if women should have the right to vote or not. The other defining moment for Canada was Expo 67, which was the most successful worlds fair in history. Womens suffrage was a defining moment for Canada between the years 1900 a...
  • Good Example Of Strong National Identity
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    Throughout Canada's relatively short existence we have created quite a reputation for ourselves. Our great nation is known for many things, and I am proud to say that most are positive. Does Canada have a strong national identity? Anyone can see the answer is yes. Just take a look at the facts. For example, we are renowned for our peacekeepers and no other country is considered more peaceful. Without a doubt this is the type of identity we should work to keep. The first thing we should examine i...
  • Rising Costs Of Energy In Canada
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    Canada is great economic superpower that has yet to reach its potential. As the second largest nation by area, we possess vast natural resources. We are a massive importer and exporter on the world stage, who a play a vital role in the stability of the northern hemisphere. Through Canadas international trade, we export vast quantities of many different foods stuffs, minerals and manufactured goods like cars, while we tend to import lots of Iron, Aluminum and Steel. Our relations with neighbourin...
  • Time Pearson
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    Lester Pearson Lester B. Pearson lived from 1897-1972. He was born on April 23 1897, inNewtonbrooke Ontario (now part of Toronto). He died on December 27 1972. Hew as born the son of a Methodist parson. As a child he worked very hard in school, and he became one of the minority of high school graduates who went onto college. In his studies he went to Victoria College and the Methodist College inside the University of Toronto. In his free time he played hockey and baseball. He then became a medic...
  • People To The Rest Of Canada
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    When in life you have something established and something that is dependent in you life, it is hard to survive when it is gone. In Canada the VIA rail line is just that, established and a tradition in Canada. To take something such as this away would in fact devastate many different people. In northern Canada where there are no real roads or other forms of transportation except for the train, it could be devastating for many people. The train helps these people survive. It provides for many all ...
  • Several Species Of Goldenrod
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    Goldenrod is common name for certain related plants of the composite family. The Canada goldenrod is really Solidago canadensis. They are typical autumn flowers of the United States that grow in a great variety of habitats: woods, meadows, hills, and rocky ground. For many years goldenrod was considered a major cause of hay fever, but experiments with goldenrod pollen have indicated that it is virtually harmless. It is so heavy that certain types of bugs actually have to lift it out. It is the s...
  • Type Of Involvement Canada
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    Book Report In the book entitled Canada, NATO and The Bomb: The Western Alliance in Crisis by Tom Keating and Larry Pratt the main issue discussed was Canada's position in Europe, North America and their view on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It went into specific issues dealing with political tension within Canada and tension outside Canada with other countries. It went through the years of different political parties and how they dealt with the matters of NATO. It states Canada's opin...
  • Large As The Rebellion In Lower Canada
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    The Causes and Reasons for the Rebellion of 1837-38 The rebellions of Upper and Lower Canada were in the interests of self-government but were doomed to failure from their beginning. Each of these two colonies encountered a great deal of problems right from the institution of the Constitution Act of 1791 and the problems continually got worse until the only choice to some seem to be rebellion. There were several problems that lead to the rebellions of 1837-38. In Lower Canada there was the agric...
  • Idea Of Confederation In British North America
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    In the year of 1867 the nation we know as Canada came into being. The Confederation in this year only came about after things had been overcome. Many political and economic pressures were exerted on the colonies and a federal union of the colonies seemed to be the most practical method of dealing with these pressures and conflicts. While Confederation was a solution to many of the problems, it was not a popular one for all the colonies involved. In the Maritime colonies views differed widely on ...
  • Ways Canada
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    Is Canada going to be swallowed up by the United States? A political cartoon based on Pierre Trudeau's famous quote, 'Living next to you (the United States) is like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly and even tempered is the beast, one is affected by every twist and grunt. ' ; was made. This means when something occurs in the United States, we too are affected. If the United States goes to war, because we belong to N.A.T.O., Canada would support their position. If McDonalds, an Am...
  • Government Of Canada
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    Now that most Canadians have been aware about global warming, the government of Canada along with the United Nations Framework of Convention on Climate Change (UNF ) has implementing possible solutions to reduce the levels of gases being introduced in the environment. Established in nineteen ninety-seven in Japan, the Kyoto protocol main objectives were to make the issue of climate change well acknowledged, and also to have large industrial countries to reduce the amount of emission gases they p...
  • John Strachans Insistence Of The Anglican Church
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    John Strachan: The Holy Terror Many individuals appear to have honourable intentions but often their objectives are flawed. John Strachan lived through and influenced many key events of Canadian history. He was a highly esteemed teacher of wealthy Loyalist children, a pastoral leader during the War of 1812, a supporter of education, a member of the government, he played a prime role in the Rebellions of 1837 and he eventually rose to become the first Bishop of Toronto. John Strachan had a highly...
  • National Sport Of Canada
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    Distinctly Canadian Canada, federated country of North America, bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean; on the northeast by Baffin Bay and Davis Strait, which separate it from Greenland; on the east by the Atlantic Ocean; on the south by the United States; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean and Alaska. Canada is the world's second largest country, surpassed in size only by Russia. Canada has a total area of 9,970,610 sq. km (3,849,652 sq. mi), of which 755,180 sq. km (291,575 sq. mi) is cove...
  • Entry Into Canada
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    The wonderful thing about being Canadian is that despite our blemished history, we have shown we are capable of change. Attitudes in Canada dont stay entrenched. (Adrienne Clarkson) Her appointment was called a reflection of the diversity and inclusiveness of our society. Like sunlight through a window, Adrienne Clarkson has smoothly transcended the shadows of the cold, hardline d, 1940's Canada she was raised in, only to lead Canadian diversity into the third millennium. Nearly denied entry int...
  • Whole Story Of Unless By Carol Shields
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    For this assignment, I chose to read the modern Canadian fiction book, Unless by Carol Shields. I first noticed this book was when reading BC Book World for assignment 1. However, I did not have much interest in this book at first, not until I was doing research on the internet. When I was trying to find a Canadian fiction book on the internet, I found out Unless by Carol Shields appeared almost everywhere. Therefore, it started to grab my attention. Then, I found out that the book, Unless, will...
  • Past The Majority Of Canadians
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    When the Dominion of Canada was born in 1867, John A. Macdonald, was quoted as saying "We have desired in this measure to declare in the most solemn and emphatic manner our resolve to be under the Sovereignty of Your Majesty and your family for ever". This statement lead to the naming of Queen Victoria as Canada's monarch in 1867. Back then, Canadians supported the monarchy in Canada, however, many do not support this tradition today. In the past the majority of Canadians were of British descent...
  • Political Canada And Colombia
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    POLITICAL - Canada and Colombia have had unbroken bilateral relations since 1953 - Canadian involvement has intensified in recent years through high-level visits, o An evolving development assistance program o A growing source-country refugee program o Security sector cooperation o Cooperation in the area of landmines o Connectivity initiatives o Healthy trade relationship. - Since 1999, there have been unprecedented levels of senior-level contact between Canada and Colombia - Former President P...
  • Borden To The Paris Peace Conference
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    When England had declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914, Canada was automatically at war as well, since it was under the British Empire. Canada's wartime prime minister was Robert Borden, who led Canada to become a monumental contributor in World War I. Many young Canadians whom were optimistic, hurried to enlist in what they believed to be a short war and a great way to tour the world, meet new women, and serve their country. However, as the war progressed those soldiers found out that they ...

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