Canada's identity spurs from its original founding people; The French, English and Aboriginals. To understand Canada is to understand the history and culture of each people to know what it truly means to be Canadian. Early Canada was a three way affair with Aboriginals, British peoples and French peoples playing a part in its creation. Over time, each has played a significant role in the development of Canada as a unique state. Firstly, the founding members of Canada must be discussed.
From 1960-1989, Canada wanted to change the Constitution Act. The changed Constitution Act made sure the British Parliament couldn’t amend Canada’s constitution anymore. Canada was able to do anything without Britain’s permission. It allowed Canada to vote in major decisions. And many acts were made for aboriginals after they gained the right to change the Constitution Act.
This is important as in Canada, Aboriginal people are often recognised to h... ... middle of paper ... ...place of retreat’. I think this is particularly important as it reflects old/new Colonial space. Old (Aboriginal) space/New (Colonial) space My map illustrates all of the space in Kingston as Old Aboriginal space, and new colonial space. The St Lawrence River outlet that begins near Kingston Lake Ontario was formerly the known as the Cataraqui River. This illustrates how Indigenous space has been redefined as colonial space through the process of history.
Works Cited "DIEFENBAKER, JOHN GEORGE - Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online." Welcome to the DCB Online | Bienvenue Au DBC En Ligne. Web. 01 Feb. 2012. . "John Diefenbaker, A Northern Vision - Canadian History Portal - HCO."
Library and Archives Canada holds Canada’s history within its walls and database, its significance contains pertinent information for generations to come. Not only are databases provided, but also electronic collections, virtual exhibitions, and research aides. If it were not for Library and Archives Canada, society would not have the access to the materials they do now, nor would they have the ability to research their countries history in addition to their own family history. Library and Archives Canada has a great deal of significance in how one can bring history to life, and conduct research inquiries with ... ... middle of paper ... ...http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/government/disposition/007007-1042-e.html Library and Archives Canada (2012, March 28) Our Mandate. Library and Archives Canada.
Though it wasn’t stated directly to the people of India, the act did limit the immigration from that point of origin cause the only form of continuous passage from India was "persuaded" (Ungerleider 3) by the Canadian government not to give tickets to Canada. To Webster, "discrimination" is "to make a distinction on the basis of prejudice" (Websters Dictionary 127). During the 20th century the law on discrimination went into action stating that immigrants will not be discriminated on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion or sex. Though we may think that this immigration p... ... middle of paper ... ...of Canadian Integration and Immigration Policies at the Millennium. Mar 2000: 1-14.
Web. 27 Nov. 2013. Murphy, Christopher. “Securitizing Canadian Policy: A New Policing Paradigm for the Post 9/11 Security State?” Canadian Journal of Sociology. 32.4 (2007): 449-475.