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Reports Like Strengthening Canadian Democracy
1,436 wordsThomas Bateman Political Science 104 Cody Thompson April 2, 2001 Strengthening Canadian Democracy The views of Canadians In the report by Paul Howe and David Northrup titled, "Strengthening Canadian Democracy: the Views of Canadians" Policy Matters 1: 5, Canadians attitudes towards government including questions about electoral system reform, representation and the rate of veter turnout. (Howe & Northrup, 2000) After reading, this report it is clear that many Canadians find many issues of their ...
Economic Intervention Every Day Our Government
471 wordsEconomic Intervention Every day our government makes economic decisions that affect our country and ourselves. Some of these decisions are good and benefit our lives greatly; however, many of our government's decisions, such as where our tax money should go, are not in our best interests. The Canadian government, although it is tightening up it's measures now, has been very lax with our hard earned tax money. Things like government officials receiving unreasonable benefits, government loans bein...
Obvious Success Of Cbc Radio
2,465 wordsIntroduction In the words of Prime Minister R.W. Bennett Canadian Broadcasting could be "a great agency for the communication of matters of national concern and the diffusion of national thought and ideas". Does the CBC fulfil the mandate originally set forward by the Aird Commission Does the CBC's current mandate reflect its original purpose How has the CBC coped with the changes brought about by technology Theses are questions that must be answered if the CBC is to preserve Canada's unique cul...
Riel As A Patriot E
1,069 wordsLouis Riel- Patriot or Traitor? Louis Riel was born in 1844. He was captured and executed by Canadian authorities in November 16, 1885. He was a leader who gave up his life and time to fight for the right of the Metis, Indians and the western settlers. He was an well-educated young man fluent in both French and English. He was also selected as the Metis's spokesman to negotiate with the Canadian government. During the 1869-70, he led the rebel when Canada purchases Manitoba from the Hudson's bay...
M'eris And Riel
1,262 wordsOn October 23, 1844, in Red River Manitoba, Louis Riel Sr and Julie Lagimodiere, devout Christians, brought a young M'eris boy into the world. Little did they know, Louis Riel Jr. would grow up to become known to many as "the founder of Manitoba". His life was filled with excitement, both political and personal. The question is, were his actions against the government acts of honor and truth, or deception and lies? Riel Jr.'s political adventures did not begin until he was 25. On November 23, 18...
Production And Sales Of Canadian Media
540 wordsAmerican 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...
National Referendum Vote On The Charlottetown Accord
1,085 wordsWhat was the Charlottetown Accord The Charlottetown Accord was a body of legislation proposed by Federal and Provincial governments in 1992. The changes proposed in the draft of the Accord would have meant drastic changes to the constitution of Canada. There were five major changes to the Accord. The first was a modified Triple-E Senate, which would require a seventy- percent majority to defeat most federal bills that were proposed. The second change that would occur was to increase the number o...
Certain Canadian Citizens Throughout The Twentieth Century
1,095 words"Let me tell you my fellow countrymen, that the twentieth century shall be the century of Canada and of Canadian development", promised Wilfrid Laurier. Anxious Canadians waited for Wilfrid Laurier to fulfill his promise, waiting to seek new career opportunities and live prosperously. The nineteenth century was the century of American development; could the twentieth be the century of Canadian development? Many Canadians did see his promise fulfilled, those of European origin that is. To begin, ...
324 wordsOn Thursday August 14th 2003 at approximately 4: 10 p.m. a massive power outage occurred in Ontario, Canada and northeastern United States. Nearly fifty million people were affected by this huge regional blackout. Ten million Canadians (about one third total Canadians) and forty million Americans (approximately one eight the population) were in the dark. 22 power plants was shutdown during the outage spanning 24,000 square kilometers. Communication by cell phone and means of transportation via r...
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