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  • Great Facility Unlike Many French Canadians
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    Cheap Labour: Canada Canada, the so-called land of opportunities. This statement is a known fact due to the large amount of people immigrating to our country. It all started back in the 50's and is still occurring in the 90's. I will be discussing the different working mentalities between French Canadians and immigrants coming from various parts of the world. I will compare "Voiceless People" by Marco Mic one, and White Niggers of America by Pierre Vallieres. White Niggers emphasizes on the ment...
  • French Canadian Response To Conscription
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    Canada was founded as a nation on two distinct cultures and two very different languages. The end product being two nations in one sovereign state. For the French speaking Canadians, it is an endless struggle to retain their separate culture. For many French Canadians the most common emotion felt is that they have never received cultural, political and economic equality to the extent the English -speaking Canadians have. In the 20th century, the relationship between English and French Canadians ...
  • French Canadians In Respect To Confederation
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    Throughout the ages, many colonies of earlier empires have arisen from their colonial status to become their own country. For many of these, such as the United States, French Indochina and many African nations, their was a common culture which served as a base for uniting their population. In Canada however, their were two very different cultures present, the French and the English. These two peoples had originally had many battles to see who would hold dominance over the colony, and now they ha...
  • French Canadian Lives In Quebec
    591 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...
  • Federal Government Of Canada
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    Pierre Elliot Trudeau Published in 1968, Federalism and the French Canadians is an ideological anthology featuring a series of essays written by Pierre Elliot Trudeau during his time spent with the Federal Liberal party of Canada. The emphasis of the book deals with the problems and conflicts facing the country during the Duplessis regime in Quebec. While Trudeau stresses his adamant convictions on Anglophone / Francophone relations and struggles for equality in a confederated land, he also elab...
  • Federalism And The French Canadians
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    Pierre Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada, was once described as 'A French Canadian proud of his identity and culture, yet a biting critic of French-Canadian society, determined to destroy its mythology and illusions'. He has also been identified as 'A staunch, upholder of provincial autonomy holding the justice portfolio in the federal government'. Such cumulative appraisal and observation made by past fellow bureaucrat provides high testimonial for the ex-Democratic Socialist. This criti...
  • French Canadians
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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 ...
  • Rift Between The French And English Canadians
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    A great man once said, "Love thy neighbor as thyself" Unfortunately in Canada, that is not the case. For many years, hostility has existed between the two largest ethnic denominations in our country, the French and the English. Both have tried to undermine one another in aspects of religion, language, culture and politics. To understand the cause of this continuing bitter saga, one must take a journey back in time. Throughout the course of Canadian history, there were many occasions wherein the ...
  • Maurice Richard And Hockey
    677 words
    comes to hockey, both groups share a deep passion. English-Canadians proudly cheer for their Toronto Maple Leafs, while the French-French and English Canadians don t have much in common, but when it Canadians are devoted to their Montreal Canadiens. Indeed hockey can be considered Canada's national sport, but to the French, hockey was more then just a sport. When the Montreal Canadiens step onto the ice, the whole French community is right there behind them. The game of hockey is what help put Q...
  • Celine Dion
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    Celine is a proud Canadian, that is why she has sung our national an thom at countless events, that is why she financially supports numerous Canadian organizations, that is also why she continues to make french and english albums. She is a healthy role model for young and old people all over the world, and it is an honour to say she is Canadian. Celine Dion was born in Charlemagne, Quebec, on March 30, 1968 and was the youngest of 14 children in a large musical family. Celine Dion was named afte...
  • Issue Of Conscription
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    Conscription is a draft, which is a call-up to compulsory military service. In the early stages of World War One, there was no need for a compulsory military service because there were so many men that had volunteered. As the war entered its third year, it was apparent that Canada was losing more men than there were enlisting, and by 1917 the issue became more of a crisis when the number of recruits was less than the number of dead and injured. Prime minister at this time was Robert Borden who d...
  • Metis By Macdonald
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    Louis Riel and his followers were quite persistent in their resistance of a Canadian takeover of the west. Riel was born of part-Indian parentage and was raised in Red River (the colony that Riel was trying to protect from being taken over). He returned to his homeland to help defend and protect his people from the threat of the looming invasion from Canada. Prime Minister John A. Macdonald had a good understanding of what was going on in Red River and responded to the situation. However he wasn...
  • Mines With The Rest Of The Clan
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    Alexander, while walking in Toronto, reminisces the constant stream of people outside the Re nco mining boarding grounds. He tells how the security guard rejects the constant groups of people trying to gain entry to the grounds. All kinds of lame excuses (p 137) are used by the outsiders, though nothing renders the guard to let them in. One day he and his brother outside the camping ground relieving themselves of their work duties are drawn to a familiar Gaelic tune. They come upon a stranger na...

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