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  • Immigration Access Of Chinese To Canada
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    Racism in Canada The common belief that Canada is far less racist then their neighbors to the south is perhaps one of the greatest falsehoods of North American society today. Through out history, Canada has been home to many race-based atrocities. Because of time and lack of media attention these events have been buried. To such an extent have these issues been neglected that the general public now cannot recognized them or discern them as part of their countrys past. Although recently over the ...
  • Federal Government And English Canada
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    Canadian History / Government Part I. GOVERNMENT AND LAW The Governor General represents the monarch in Canada. He / she is appointed by the monarch on advice of the Canadian Government. Governors General open Parliment and read the speech from the throne whichoutlinesthe governments plans. They also give royal assent to bills, appoint important officials, greet foreign leaders, and give out awards and medals. The role of the Governor General is formal and symbolic. The current Govener General i...
  • War Over 60 000 Canadians
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    Historical Time Line 1910 - Prime Minister Wilfred Laurier's Naval Bill to create a small Canadian Navy is passed. - The Montreal Canadians play their first hockey game. - The first man-made fibre, rayon, is introduced in the North American market. - Author Stephen Leacock publishes Literary Lapses. - Toronto had 376,588 citizens. 1911 - Robert Borden becomes Canadas new PM. - Canadas population is 7,204,838.1912 - Ontario government restricts the use of French in Ontario schools. - The Manitoba...
  • Canada's Water
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    1994 the year NAFTA had become effective, delegates from three Countries (Canada, United States and Mexico) had signed a free trade agreement in December of 1992. The leaders of these nations signed the agreement with the hopes of prosperity. Isn't ironic that five years later we are starting to see that NAFTA was not beneficial but in fact the opposite. Since then NAFTA has ignited fierce opposition from labour and environmental groups. They have feared that many jobs would be lost either to th...
  • C.S.I.S. The Canadian Security Intelligence Service
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    C.S.I.S. The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) was established in 1984 due to an Act of Parliament. At this time the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Security Service was disbanded. This Act of Parliament recognized the differences between law enforcement work and security intelligence. After 120 years of the Mounted Police acting in part with the federal police as Canada's security intelligence service, this partnership was brought to a close and CSIS took over. The first signs of a Ca...
  • Two Provinces Of Upper And Lower Canada
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    The Quebec Act of 1774 Administration of the conquered province by a governor and an appointed council was established by royal proclamation. In 1774 the English Parliament passed the Quebec Act. This was the first important milestone in the constitutional history of British Canada. Under its terms the boundaries of Quebec were extended as far as the Ohio River valley. The Roman Catholic church was recognized by the Quebec Act, and its right to collect tithes was confirmed. Also of enduring impo...
  • Canada Us Free Trade Agreement
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    Outline Introduction History I. Economy A. Unemployment rate increases B. Companies relocation II. Human A. Public service B. Canadian Culture. Environment A. Lumber industry in Canada B. Waste disposal Conclusion Introduction Canada-US Free Trade Agreement can be said as one of the major affair in the modern Canadian history. There are many different views of this issue; some would say Canada enjoys a huge advantage from it. "The Canadian prime minister proclaimed that the new agreement would r...
  • 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...
  • Natives Their Own Self Government
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    Should There Be Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada / United States of America The question that is brought up is not that of sex, but it is that of aboriginals in Canada. The question that is asked is should there be an aboriginal self-government If the government were to go ahead and give the natives there own government they would be losing money and would most likely have angry taxpayers after their asses for the rest of there sorry political lives. The government would also have to deal wi...
  • House Of Commons And Election
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    The way Canada's Federal Government runs today, is not as effective or efficient as most Canadians would like. Changes have to be made to let Canada's government work better and run more in favor of the people. A number of areas that might be changed within Canada's democracy are: Senate reform, representation by population, free votes in the House of Commons, the institution of Members of Parliament recall and fixed election dates. These changes should take place in the near future. Without the...
  • Canada's History
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    Did you ever stop and wonder how much we take the place we live for granted? If you were to take the time, you would discover how diverse are Canada's history, geography, climate, economy, cultures and government. Did you know it is the largest country in the world now that U.S.S. R broke up. Specifically, Canada is 9,922,330 square km. Did you know that Canada used to be named 'Kanata'? Yes, Kanata is an Indian word meaning village. It was not until July 1, 1867 that Kanata was renamed Canada. ...
  • Air Canada With Financial Assistance
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    The topic in which I chose to do a scrapbook on was "How the government affects the airline industry in Canada". Specifically I chose articles that related to the aftermaths of the September 11th tragedy. This event affected airlines in an enormous manner. Many airlines were facing economical problems and in turned asked the government for assistance. As a result, Canada 3000, which was Canada's second largest airline carrier filed for bankruptcy protection on October 11th. Air Canada was also f...
  • 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 ...
  • Canada's Famous Universal Health Care System
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    The Canadian identity has always been difficult to define. We, as Canadians, have continued to define ourselves by reference to what we are not -American - rather than in terms of our own national history and tradition. Thesis ironic since the United States is continuing to be allowed by Canadians to take over our economy and literally buy our country. Culturally Canada has it sown distinct government and institutions which differ and are better from those in the United States, but economically ...
  • 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...
  • Cancellation Of The Arrow Program
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    Mr. Speaker, with the leave of the House I should like to make a somewhat lengthy statement on the subject of one facet of the national defense of Canada... The government has carefully examined and reexamined the probable need for the Arrow aircraft and Iroquois engine known as the CF-105... The conclusion arrived at is that the development of the Arrow aircraft and Iroquois engine should be terminated now. Prime Minister John G. Diefenbaker, 1 Black Friday, February 20, 1959 Until recently, hi...
  • Air Canada And Canadian Airlines
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    The controversy over Canada and America, and who takes after whom has been around for many years. Canada and America are puzzles, two countries that are home to millions of people, living in relative comfort and health. We both have become nations through the help of each other and other nations. Yet, Canada has its own identity as a delightful complexity of cultures and customs, government and heroes. On the other hand, Canadians are simply not Americans by government and technology. Canadas ow...
  • Certain Canadian Citizens Throughout The Twentieth Century
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    "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, ...
  • Driving Canada Toward Confederation
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    America's Impact On Canadian Confederation Essay, ResearchAmerica's Impact On Canadian Confederation From the years between 1789, when the American Constitution was put into effect, through to l 867, when British North America became the Dominion of Canada, there existed foreign influences which impacted on the formation of Canada as an independent country. The United States of America had a major impact on Canadian Confederation and played an influential role in its formation. American attitude...
  • Plane Like The Arrow
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    In 1946 the Royal Canadian Air Force decided to replace part of their squadron with a long-ranged, twin-engined all weather supersonic interceptors, that was an all Canadian plane. The arrow was clearly the most advanced plane of its time. Clearly the Canadian Governments decision to scrap the Avro CF-105 Arrow was a big loss to Canada and Canadians. The Avro Arrow was state of the art and one of the most advanced Interceptor Jet fighter of its time. The first five Arrows was equipped with two P...

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