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Cultural Change in Canada

- Cultural Change in Canada Pierre Trudeau stated that English Canada didn't have a culture and he wanted to give it one. He wanted Canada to be a strong country when Canadians of all provinces felt at home in all parts of the country, and when they felt that all Canada belongs to them (Trudeau, 1971) Trudeau encouraged immigration and thought these immigrants will assimilate and strengthen Canada. He wanted Canada to be a society where people were all equal and where they can share some fundamental values based upon freedom....   [tags: Canada]

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Aboriginal People of Canada

- Aboriginal people represent less than 3% of the total population in BC. Yet, they account for more than 9% of all suicides in BC (Chandler). The numbers of suicides amongst aboriginal youth are even more alarming – nearly one-fourth of all youth suicides in BC are committed by aboriginals and more than half of all aboriginal suicides are committed by youth (Chandler). The fact that indigenous communities in Canada have the highest rate of suicide of any culturally identifiable group in the world implies that these alarming statistics may not solely be a result of aboriginal communities belonging to a minority cultural group....   [tags: Canada]

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Single Parenting in Canada

- Canada's child care policy has always been a topic of heated debate. Presently, Canada is one of the only developed countries worldwide that does not have plan in place for nation wide child care (Hurtig, 2002). Howe & Covell (2007) state that "Canada has failed to make progress toward a system of universal high quality early learning and child care or even toward establishing widespread access to high quality programs" (p.47). According to Campaign 2000, early childhood education programs are an essential component in reducing poverty and providing children with the ’best start in life”....   [tags: Canada]

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Swot Analysis : Canada And Canada

- There is an opportunity for Target to reenter Canada to fill a void of the recent retail closures from its 2015 pullout. Target’s strengths is its ability to execute tactical business measures that appeals to all citizens, which makes it a difficult competitor (Target Corporation SWOT Analysis, 2014). Canada 's economy is diversified and highly developed. The country is part of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which has removed many barriers between the Canada and U.S. This factor legally strengthens Target position of entry due to fewer legal and political issues the firm may face entering another country operating outside of the NAFTA....   [tags: Globalization, International trade, Canada]

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Has Work Become More Insecure and Unequal in Canada?

- Inequality, regarding the workplace and workforce, refers to a state of being which involves an absence of opportunity, fairness, and equality, coupled with the presence of extreme variability for a person or group. This extreme variability in work related conditions can lead to the development of strong feelings of insecurity in any person who has experienced such inequality. Insecurity is a feeling or situation people may experience where there is uncertainty, instability, a lack of safe working conditions, and feelings of doubt about work etc....   [tags: Canada]

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Inequality Between Aboriginals and Non-Aboriginals Living in Canada

- It can be said without a doubt that the indigenous peoples of Canada have had to undergo much turmoil in order to reach the point that they are at today. When one looks at the timeline of events and the laws implemented since the arrival of the Europeans in North America it can be considered a miracle that so many aspects of the rich culture and tradition of these people have survived to see today. It is a blessing that these people have been able to pass down the languages, cultural and societal beliefs, as well as their stories from generation to generation so that the people of North America and the world today may be able to know and study these civilized and multifaceted cultures....   [tags: Canada]

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Canada 's Influence On Canada

- An American comedian once joked, “It’s easy to forget about little tiny Canada, all tucked away down there.” Obviously, this person knows little about Canada. Why is it important for peoples of other nations to learn about Canada. How does Canada attempt to impact world affairs. Discuss these questions in detail, using at least three specific examples Just like any country or nation, Canada posses its own unique culture, language and history. As with other cultures throughout the world, Canada’s culture is a result from a long history of influences, some peaceful and some arising out of conflict....   [tags: United States, Canada, North America]

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Canada Travel Guides For Canada

- If you’re a regular traveler to Canada from Nigeria, you should know that the Canada travel guide changes often and people ask many questions when they travel to Canada. Tourism in Canada is the most known holiday business in the country, and many foreigners book for Canada vacations every year. However, Nigerians are not left out in the journey, and in this article I will reveal to you the Canada travel guides you must know before booking your next Canada vacation packages. Canada travel tips are meant to inform travelers about various requirements, which they need to have before traveling to the country....   [tags: Travel, Traveler, Health care, Canada]

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Stigmatization and Discrimination: Living with HIV/AIDS in Canada

- According to the Public Health Agency of Canada HIV – the Human Immunodeficiency Virus - is a virus that attacks the immune system, resulting in a chronic, progressive illness that leaves people vulnerable to opportunistic infections and cancers. (Canada 2008) Essentially over time, when your body can no longer battle the virus it progresses into a disease know as Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome or AIDS. The transmition of HIV occurs when a person’s contaminated body fluids enter another individual....   [tags: Canada]

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The Bank of Canada

- The Bank of Canada is Canada’s central bank, whose current Governor is Mike Carney. It was founded in 1934 by the Bank of Canada Act of the same year. The country’s banking system was quite stable even before the Bank of Canada was established, mainly thanks to its branch banking structure, and showed little interest in central banking in the early 1900s. In addition, the banking system was somewhat being regulated by the Canadians Bankers’ Association. However, as the Great Depression took Canada by storm, talks about its then financial state were brewing....   [tags: Banking, Canada]

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The Between Canada And Canada

- Canada has demographics that are similar to the United States in many aspects, but at the same time, it has a lot of differences. The population of Canada is around 34,834,841 people ranking it number 38 in the entire world. 32.22% of the population says they have a "Canadian" origin. "English" origin comes next in line with 19.8% with "French" coming in at third at 15.5%. English and French are the two official languages in Canada. Canada is the second largest country in the world with around 10 million square kilometers of land mass (Central Intelligence Agency, 2014)....   [tags: Canada, United States, Common law, Quebec]

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Canadian Magazine Dispute : Canada

- The Canadian Magazine Dispute began when Canada’s attempts to protect its culture through the production of magazines turned into a trade dispute with the United States. Canada tried to protect their culture through magazine production by establishing tariffs and prohibitions on foreign magazines. This caused American magazine producers to begin creating split-run editions of Canadian magazines. In 1995, Canada raised taxes on spilt-run publications which violated the World Trade Organization’s principle of non-discrimination between foreign and domestic producers.(www.globalization101.org) When the WTO ruled Canada tax on foreign publications was discriminatory Canada accepted the decision...   [tags: Canada, Ontario, Monarchy of Canada]

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Canada 's Impact On Canada

- World War 2 was a defining event in history, which had a considerable effect on Canada. World War 2 affected Canada socially, politically, and economically. Canada assisted in multiple assaults that led to the substantial victories. Canada’s contributions to the war led to drastic changes to Canada, which includes technology advancement, baby boomers , better economy and a higher prowess. Ever since World War one, Canada was starting to grow away from the British Empire. Canada achieved more independence from the British Empire as time went by because Canada received greater recognition as a more of a sovereign country through the fact that they invested so many lives into the war....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Canada, British Empire]

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Taxation in Canada

- Taxation levels are very complicated for Canadian citizens. I believe that Canada will economically break free when taxation levels become less onerous. Government regulation hits our pocketbooks as surely as taxes do, but there is little information available about its cost. At a time when deficit spending is out of favour, and there is little appetite for tax increases, this lack of accountability makes regulation a tempting way for governments to achieve their goals without increasing their spending....   [tags: Taxation Canada]

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The Oil Struggle Canada is Facing

- What would your first thoughts be as the ruler of a country that found out that and estimated ¼ of the worlds oil supply was in its own back yard. Would your reaction be how it could financially help your country. Or would you think of how finding this oil could harm the environment, or furthermore the political aspects the oil may have. This is a struggle that Canada may have to face. The three main aspects of the oil struggle are the research, the reward, and the result. One question most people would over look in this situation is where would you start....   [tags: oil, canada, ]

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The Prime Minister of Canada

- The Prime Minister of Canada has an integral role within the Canadian parliament. In the political Parliamentary system of Canada, the Prime Minister wields the executive responsibility. He is accountable for an assortment of administrative, managerial, and supervisory decisions in effect across the country. The executive role is the branch of government that is generally responsible for creating laws, and enforcing the regulations to ensure these laws are observed. The Prime Minister is the Head of Government in Canada....   [tags: Politics, Canada]

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Canada's Fight Against Terrorism

- The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines terrorism as “the use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political goal” (“Terrorism”). Terrorism is a problem that all countries should be concerned with. Canada has been one of the countries that are concerned with the safety of people against terrorist attacks. Canada is very concerned with the issue of terrorism, it has a very specific position of counter-terrorism, it believes that violent extremists are the leading cause of terrorism, it has ways that the international community should respond, and it is willing to contribute to make the problem of terrorism end....   [tags: Terrorism in Canada]

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Cultural Change in Canada

- Pierre Trudeau stated that “English Canada doesn't have a culture — I'm going to give it one. It will be a strong country when Canadians of all provinces feel at home in all parts of the country, and when they feel that all Canada belongs to them.” In 1971, the federal government proclaimed a policy of multiculturalism and started accepting immigrants from all over the world. Trudeau encouraged immigration and thought these immigrants will assimilate and strengthen Canada. He wanted Canada to be a society where all people are equal and where they can share some fundamental values based upon freedom....   [tags: canada, culture, ]

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Canada in the 1920's

- It’s difficult to visualize how anyone could describe the 1920’s as anything but extraordinary. It was the decade when Canada really began to change in many ways. Many changes that enable us to live the lives we live today happened during the 1920’s. When you think back to the 20’s, so many things happened that made it roar, including technology, women’s rights, entertainment, and more. “Electricity”─ It’s a word you did not hear often before the 1920’s. With the invention of the hydroelectric dam in the early 1920’s many citizens could now afford electricity in their homes....   [tags: Canada, history, ]

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Fighting Cancer in Canada

- Cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada, responsible for nearly 30% of all deaths in Canada (Canadian Cancer Statistics, 2013). According to Statistics Canada, nearly half of Canadians (45 % of male and 42 % of female) develop the cancer in their life and quarter of them has a terminal prognosis (Statistic Canada, 2013). Due to increased mortality rate over a period of time, cancer became the first priority of Oncologist and health care professionals to develop any method to stop or at least limit the fast killing action of cancer....   [tags: Cancer in Canada]

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The Gap Between Rich and Poor In Canada

- National economies are extremely complex. The level of economic development is the major indicator of the place that the country stands on the international economic scene or economic staircase. Many factors are responsible for economic growth and sustainability as well as for crisis and disruption. Nowadays, all the countries of the globe are interconnected and closely intermingled with each other in the net of international economic relations due to globalization. Therefore, Canadian citizens should prevent the gap between rich and the poor to make Canada a greater society....   [tags: Canada Economics]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Right Now Canada '

- Right now Canada is facing immigration numbers that we have not seen in years and how we welcome and process these immigrants into our society will decide if they pass or fail. The article written by Sana Malik Arriving in a Place Where Almost No One Looks Like You and the study Immigrants’ perceptions of quality of life in three second- or third-tier Canadian cities done by a collaboration of Canadian scholars from across the country. They take a look at immigrant life, what it is like for them after moving, and some of the challenges that they face....   [tags: Immigration, Canada]

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Canadian Immigration : Canada Is The Most Preferred Country For Immigration

- Canadian Immigration In recent years, Canada has become the most preferred country for immigration. Besides first nations, everyone or their ancestors have immigrated to Canada sometime during Canada’s history. “About 250,000 new permanent residents arrive to Canada yearly” [Knowles, Valerie]. Among all the G-8 countries, Canada has the highest immigration rate. Canada is a country constructed by immigrants, playing an elemental role in Canadian society. Immigration has a significant impact on Canadians, creating a welcoming diverse cultural society....   [tags: Canada, Multiculturalism, Monarchy of Canada]

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The Violence Of Canada And The United States

- According to Michael Moore in his moving Bowling for Columbine, even though Canada and the United States are similar there are vast differences in their social policies such as healthcare, employment public assistance and criminal justice. Both countries have a large amount of people, diversity, violent movies, games, and music, yet the United States has thousands of shootings a year and Canada has very few. Bowling for Columbine looks at what is different and what is the same between the two countries and tries to find a correlation....   [tags: United States, Unemployment, Canada]

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Canada’s Values

- The country that we have come to call Canada has been created through the unity of several nations and different cultures. Canada values diversity and multiculturalism, unity, freedom and independence. Canada did not hold all these values from the beginning but it gained all of these values through time, by learning from its past mistakes and also because of its desires of becoming independent and several major events that took place in Canadian history. Canada’s values come from its struggle for independence from Britain, a path to nationhood, being independent from the United States and the co-operation between the English, French and Native Canadians and immigrants....   [tags: Canada ]

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Canada's Role in Peacekeeping for the World

- Peacekeeping has played a significant role in defining and shaping the country that Canada is today. Canada’s role used to be viewed by many as insufficient in the major issues which regarded the traditional powers of the world. Later on Canada began to establish some forms of credibility as they were fighting for a common good of the world’s nations and not just their allies. Recently since the year 1995 the role that Canada plays in the united nations peacekeeping efforts has significantly dropped, a large part of this was as a result of UN military missions through NATO as opposed to strictly just the UN....   [tags: peacekeeping, critics, canada]

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Multiculturalism Is An Integral Part Of Canada

- Multiculturalism has been an integral part of Canada since its adoption by the Trudeau government in 1971 and its formal implementation through The Canadian Multiculturalism Act in 1988 (Burnett and Dreidger, 2014). Multiculturalism has allowed for Canada to engage in a complex social, political, and economic experiment that has heavily informed policy and decision making. In this essay I shall argue that multiculturalism in it’s current form is a failed project. The noble goals of positive social, economic, and educational development as well as the preservation of culture and identity have shifted....   [tags: Multiculturalism, Canada, Identity politics]

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An Accurate Image For Canada 's National Identity

- Canada is widely-known for being home to people of many cultures and races. The implementation of a Multiculturalism Act was one of Canada’s first steps to recognizing the diversity of its society and its importance. 3(1)(a) of the Multiculturalism policy states that the Government of Canada should “recognize and promote the understanding that multiculturalism reflects the cultural and racial diversity of Canadian society” (Canadian Multiculturalism Act). And to maintain and strengthen this multicultural society, the Broadcasting Act and the Multiculturalism Act coincide....   [tags: Multiculturalism, Canada, Government of Canada]

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The Case for Mandatory Voting in Canada

- Since the turn of the twenty first century, in Canada voter turnout has made a significant and consecutive decline. In the last five federal elections on average only sixty-one per cent of eligible voters voted. If each eligible citizen voted in an election the government would be on par with the primary interests of the people. The easiest way to achieve this objective is by implementing a compulsory voting system. Mandatory voting systems are appealing because all citizens are affected by decisions made by the government, so it makes sense to have all those affected apart of the election process....   [tags: Canada Needs Compulsory Voting]

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Multicultural Government Policies Of Canada

- Multicultural Government Policies Canada has a long standing tradition of having a culturally diverse population, stating with the formation of New France in 1534 and continuing on with British North America in 1763. With the large area of the country and the small population these cultures where able to maintain their heritages while becoming one united country in 1867. While the United States prides itself on being a cultural melting pot, Canada prides itself on being a cultural mosaic. Instead of assimilating into the already formed communities that where in Canada, each new Culture that immigrated into the country migrated into a new spot and adapted with their own practices....   [tags: Multiculturalism, Canada, Culture, Quebec]

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Should Marijuana be Legal in Canada

- Marijuana is a drug that is prepared from the bloom head (flower) of cannabis plant and it is utilized as a medication in some conditions, such as, glaucoma and so forth. This pill has some destructive impacts and is recognized as illegal medication apart from a few states in United States and Amsterdam. Marijuana is a widespread drug and has damaging consequences for individuals. An enormous debate has started, in numerous countries should consumption of Marijuana should to be legalized or not....   [tags: canada, cannabis, smoking marijuana]

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Women and Poverty in Canada

- Poverty is a significant threat to women’s equality. In Canada, more women live in poverty than men, and women’s experience of poverty can be harsher, and more prolonged. Women are often left to bear more burden of poverty, leading to ‘Feminization of poverty’. Through government policy women inequality has resulted in more women and children being left in poverty with no means of escaping. This paper will identify some key aspects of poverty for Canadian women. First, by identifying what poverty entails for Canadian women, and who is more likely to feel the brunt of it....   [tags: Feminization of Poverty in Canada]

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CCSVI Medical Tourism in Canada

- The heightened popularity of CCSVI treatments for MS patients is increasing in spite of the many ethical issues presented by it. As such, the Canadian government has a moral obligation to consider the implications brought on to Canadians seeking this treatment as well as the rest of its’ public. In this paper I will argue that due to increased media attention, multiple stakeholder desires, and different future health repercussions; the Canadian government needs to find some sort of regulatory measures to increase the ethical obligations warranted in such an experimental procedure while still maintaining the agency of its public....   [tags: Medical Tourism in Canada]

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National Archives And Archives Of Canada

- In 2004 The National Archives and the National Library amalgamated to form Library and Archives Canada. Library and Archives Canada houses a collection of documents and material that span the entire history of our country. The collection includes books, architectural drawings, maps, photographs, audio and video recordings, works of art, sheet music, newspapers, and archives for those who have made a contribution to Canada culturally, socially, economically, or politically (About the Collection, 2015)....   [tags: Library, Librarian, Public library, Canada]

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Canadians Should Not Be Proud Of Canada

- Do you know that despite Canada being called multicultural and accepting, Canada’s history reveals many secrets that contradicts this statement. Such an example are Canadian aboriginals, who have faced many struggles by Canadian society; losing their rights, freedoms and almost, their culture. However, Native people still made many contributions to Canadian society. Despite the efforts being made to recognize aboriginals in the present day; the attitudes of European Canadians, acts of discrimination from the government, and the effects caused by the past still seen today have proven that Canadians should not be proud of Canada’s history with respect to human rights since 1914....   [tags: First Nations, Canada, Indigenous Australians]

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The Political Parties Of Canada

- In this following essay I will be talking about the political parties in Canada. What will be included is their history, their current leaders, and the current platforms they pursue. There are about twenty political parties that run in the Canadian elections every 4 years. The ones that I will be talking about are Conservative Party of Canada, Liberal Party of Canada, and New Democratic Party. I will be explaining who their current leader is, the history of each of the parties, and each of their platforms....   [tags: Canada, Pierre Trudeau, John A. Macdonald]

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The Social Security Of Canada

- Canada has made some big improvements in lowering the amount of people that fall under the low income cut measure after taxes, but there is still a long way to go before the seniors in Canada have enough to be able to support themselves. As it stands, there is “606,000 older Canadians live “in low income” according to the after-tax low income measure (LIM-AT).” As it stands 12.1% of Canada’s population over 65 is under the LIM-AT. (Canadian Income Survey 2012, 2014) There has been different cuts to the social security for seniors in the recent years....   [tags: Pension, Retirement, Canada Pension Plan]

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The Green Party Of Canada

- Situation Analysis Corporate Issue The Green Party of Canada (GPC) was founded in 1983 in Ottawa. The party believes that all life on the planet is interconnected, and that all humans have the responsibility to protect and preserve the natural world. The GPC, like its provincial counterparts, supports green economics, progressive social planning, and responsible and accountable governance. However, Canadians don’t see the party as an accountable voice of power. For this reason, the GPC isn’t one of the three major leading federal parties....   [tags: Elections, Election, Canada, Political party]

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Cultural Diversity Within Canada And The Workplace Of A Particular Country

- The term ‘diversity ‘refers to all of the significant differences between people, including perceptions of differences that need to be considered in particular situations and circumstances such as our thinking styles or beliefs and value (managing cultural diversity) .A population is made of several different people and therefore they have their own unique cultures which create huge impact on the society and the workplace of a particular country. Society is becoming more diverse due to increased cross-border mobility, less-rigid gender roles, improved living standards and individualization processes....   [tags: Culture, Canada]

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French Canada and Quebecois Nationalism

- Since British Settlers took control of Canada from the French, the needs of the remaining French Canadians, or Quebecois, have consequently been overlooked. Several events in Canadian History have resulted in heated feelings between French and English Canadians. Although the majority of English Canadians have tried to reconcile with the French by making numerous attempts to mend the relationship, questions relating to the needs of French Canadians still exists today. Various key sources indefinitely establish that the that the needs of French Canadians were not met, which will be proven through an in depth analysis of Quebecois Nationalism, Heritage Problems in Quebec, as well as impending a...   [tags: British Settlers, Canada, French, History]

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Canada Owes its Status to War

- Historically Canada has only been a primary contender in one war: The War of 1812. So it is safe to say that Canada is generally a peaceful country that has a respectful “middle power” status. A term used to describe countries that are not “superpowers” but still have a large amount of influence. Yet, this reputation would have been impossible without Canada’s roles in past wars, that have helped it to establish itself as a middle power among nations; specifically battles such as those in Vimy Ridge and Normandy, as well as Canada’s contributions during the Cold War....   [tags: Canada, war, war of 1812, ]

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Canada's Involvement in the Second World War

- Canada involvement in the second world war was well calculated because unlike the first world war, where it plunged into the war as soon as the United Kingdom got involved, in the second world war, Mackenzie King, the Canadian leader had to wait until the parliament consented to the involvement and Canada got involved only after Hitler invade Poland in 1939. Unlike many countries especially in Europe that suffered economic slump during the Second World War, Canada remained virtually unaffected during the war and its involvement set up a foundation through which the country prospered during the years after the war....   [tags: Canada, World War ii, ]

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Growth of Canada as a Nation during WWI

- Canadians contributed in many ways to help our country's great efforts in the First World War. Canadians had literally the whole country and made enormous demands on the Canadian people, whether they were involved in the actual fighting or remained on the home front to work in industry or farming to support the war effort. Canada grew tremendously through the war as a nation, individually and emotional. Canadian troops had to be strong and responsible as they were always running from one front to another and had to be strong so that the little thing don’t bother them so they don’t become emotionally unstable, then could end there life....   [tags: Canada's sacrifices and contributions]

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In Defense of Canada's Rejection of the Death Penalty

- A man, allegedly accused of first degree murder, has been put on a trial to see what his sentence will be. People are outraged and protesting for him to be put on death row. Family and friends of the victim are traumatized, seeking vengeance for the one that they have lost, hoping that Canada can bend the rules just once to get the justice they think they deserve. On the other hand, the prisoner sits in the court room waiting for the verdict that will ultimately change his life forever. He only has two options: if found guilty he will receive life imprisonment, if found innocent he will be let off scotch free....   [tags: Canada Capital Punishment]

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Jean Trudeau And The Liberal Idea Of Canada

- In his memoirs, published in 1993 and only two years before the second referendum in 1995, Trudeau states: "Separatism died in 1976, but its funeral was the referendum of 1980." This would come to be reflective of many Trudeau 's policies; where he would implement them based on ideology, be faced with public backlash, and then be forced to revise his policies based on pragmatism. This mixture of ideology and pragmatism is also reflected James and Robert Laxer 's, The Liberal Idea of Canada. This work was written during Pierre Trudeau 's second term in 1977, the Laxers ' focus less on Trudeau and more on the federal Liberal Party....   [tags: Canada, Quebec, Pierre Trudeau]

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Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms

- Three decades ago, honorable Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau was establishing the renowned Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Since the three decades of being established, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms has protected the individual rights and freedoms of thousands of Canadians. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms has become a part of the national identity and has become a big patriotic symbol for the country. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is the document the truly separates Canada from all the other powerful nations and is really something that Canadian take a pride in....   [tags: Individual Rights, Canada, Freedom]

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Medicinal Marijuana in Canada

- In Canada marijuana can be used in the treatment of a wide variety of medical issues. In late July 2001, Health Canada implemented the MMAR. (Marijuana Medical Access Regulations). These regulations define the circumstances and the manner in which you may access medicinal marijuana. The regulations have three main parts. Part one is the authorization to possess dried marijuana. Part two is the licinse to produce marijuana. Last of all is part three, which is the access to supply marijuana seeds, and dried marijuana....   [tags: Medicinal Marijuana, Canada, Marijuana, drugs, ]

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Income Gap in Canada

- Question One: It is often said that in Canada, “The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer.” Respond. Be certain to differentiate between income and wealth. How has the occupy movement contributed to this debate. Inequality in Canada is a growing problem. As income rises for the rich and remains the same for the poor, a gap is forming between Canada’s highest and lowest earners. This gap has sparked outrage by some, resulting in the Occupy Movement, and apathy in others. However, it can indeed be said that in Canada “the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer.” The reason for Canada’s large gap in wealth is best explained by changes in labour markets, chang...   [tags: Equality, Canada, Wealth, Rich, Poor]

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The History of Dance in Canada

- ... The artistic directors job in to help shape new visions, provide inspired leadership and contribute to the strategic direction of the company. During this time period Toronto Boris Volkoff created another up and coming dance company and may have been willing to accept the challenge of leading a better financially resourced local company such as the National Ballet, but he was overlooked in favor of a woman named Celia Franca. She was an incredibly gifted dancer, ballet mistress (woman who directs and teaches and rehearses dancers in a ballet company) and an up emerging choreographer imported from London....   [tags: first nations peoples, national ballet of Canada]

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The Cultural Values Of Canada

- What is culture; culture is defined as the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society group, place or time (Webster’s). In society worldwide culture is the foundation of who we essentially are in life, such as traditions and behaviors which are portrayed by certain communities and are passed from one generation to the other. It identifies the lifestyle and pursuits that are practiced in the group of people we interact with in our society. One country who has interesting core values is Canada....   [tags: United States, Canada, Culture, United Kingdom]

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The Great Depression : Canada

- On the day of October 29, 1929 the Great Depression had begun. This was due to the worth of the New York stock market falling intensely. The Great Depression was a time when Canadians suffered extraordinary levels of poverty due to unemployment. It shaped Canadian’s political views, and also their views about their country and role of the government. Canadians joined together in various new political parties, labor groups and other organizations that represented detailed regional, economic or political interest....   [tags: Human rights, World War II, Canada, Rights]

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Universal Health Care in Canada

- Universal Health Care in Canada The health care system in Canada today is a combination of sources which depends on the services and the person being treated. 97% of Canadians are covered by Medicare which covers hospital and physician services. Medicare is funded at a governmental and provincial level. People of First Nation and Inuit descent are covered by the federal government. Members of the armed forces, veterans, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are also covered by the federal government....   [tags: Health Care System, Canada, Services, Patients]

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The Naval Service Of Canada

- The Royal Canadian Navy, or RCN for short, has stood proudly since its creation in May of 1910 when it was the Naval Service of Canada. The RCN has served proudly throughout its 106 years of life from the First World War all the way to the war in Afghanistan and United Nations peacekeeping operations worldwide. Today the RCN is relatively small with the largest vessel in the fleet being the single Iroquois-class destroyer HMCS Athabaskan which is supported by a series of 12 Halifax-class patrol frigates and 12 Kingston-class coastal vessels....   [tags: Canada, United States, World War II]

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The Causes of Canada's Great Depression of 1929-1939

- “On the morning of October 29, 1929, panicked voices shouted over one another. Here and there, men leaned against the walls, hands over their faces as if trying to shut out the scene. In the street outside, a crowd had gathered, trying to learn the news. A man staggered out the door, clutching his hat in both hands. He looked as though he might weep. “It’s gone,“ he whispered, so quietly only the few closest to him heard. “It’s all gone.”# The term ‘Great Depression’ according to Kristin Brennan evokes black-and-white images of thin men in threadbare suits and worn-out shoes selling five-cent apples on city streets, of “grim-faced women lined up three deep to collect bread and milk at relief...   [tags: Canada, Great Depression, USA, history, ]

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The Differences Between Canada And The United States

- At the Root of Culture Differences Researchers have always debated the difference between Canada and the United States, but seldom have they come to an agreed upon decision. It comes down to the differences between the individuals in each country. All people are fundamentally the same; created in God 's image, and sinful from the moment of their conception, and while many would not agree with me there, most would agree that we are shaped in part by our culture, therefore the differences. At the root of those differences, I believe, is both heredity and culture, or, as researchers put it; nature and nurture....   [tags: Canada, United States, Firearm, Culture]

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Canada Japan Economic Partnership Negotiations

- Canada-Japan Economic Partnership negotiations initiated on March 25, 2012 by previous Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda. Round 7 of these negotiations took place in November 2014. Canada is aiming to reduce tariffs and other trade barriers between Japan (Canada-Japan, 2016). A possible trade agreement with Japan can be advantageous as Canada is able to further their relationship with Japan. This can benefit both countries culturally, socially, economic, and politically....   [tags: Inflation, International trade, Economics, Canada]

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Comparing Poverty Between India And Canada

- Poverty, every country experiences it, but it doesn’t affect every country the same. Some more developed countries might have certain policies in place to help people who are struggling to make ends meet, until they get back on their feet. It is more likely that less developed countries might not have any policies in place. I decided to compare poverty between India and Canada. They both are so opposite of each other. I knew that it would be interesting to see how both countries deal with the less fortunate....   [tags: India, Poverty, Canada, Poverty threshold]

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The History Of Canada 's Aboriginal People

-   The history of Canada’s Aboriginal people is a rich but tumultuous one, rife with conflict, but also full of valuable information we can emulate in our lives. Aboriginal people is the name for the original inhabitants of North America and their descendants. Though it’s unfortunate that Aboriginals, mostly those living on reservations, are seen as drunkards. Able to satisfy all of their material and spiritual needs through resources of the natural world around them. White privilege has negatively impacted Aboriginal peoples living on reservations through oppression, marginalization, and degradation....   [tags: First Nations, Aboriginal peoples in Canada]

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Canada and Singapur Among the Worlds Most Educated Countries

- This paper will demonstrate that, although Canada and Singapore are ranked among the worlds most educated countries, that both do not utilize the same educational structure and both encompass two different approaches in teaching. Canada the land of the free, seen world-wide as that country “up there”, referring to country based in the north where it is cold 365 days of the year. Where all Canadians live in igloo's and ride to work not in an automobile, however, on a polar bear. Many stereotypes of Canada can be placed under the term “rhetoric reality gap” where what they are saying really doesn't fit the reality of what Canada really is....   [tags: canada, educational system, teaching]

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Nature Canada

- NWA, MBSs and Marine Wildlife Areas under the important birds Areas program (IBA) which protect the most critical for the world’s birds. In Canada, Canadian Nature Federation and Bird Studies Canada have worked on IBA program. History of NWA-MBS Network: The Migratory Birds Convention Act (MBCA), passed by the federal Parliament in 1916 authorized the federal government to designate MBSs with a goal of protecting migratory birds against physical disturbance and hunting –the main threats to bird populations at the time....   [tags: Wildlife Areas, Biodiversity, Canada]

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The Natives of Canada

- The Natives of Canada I believe the rising anger and determination by native peoples towards land claims and equal rights has created a situation which must be addressed immediately. Man has come a long way in time, as he has learned to master the powers of fire, and to hunt and fish for food. All of this was done by a collection of knowledge. With these thought patterns, he reached a way of life which was suitable and which created a sense of balance throughout the world's complex ecosystem....   [tags: Canadian Canada History]

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Canada's Lack of Core Values Throughout Its History

- Throughout the years, Canada has grown and matured as a country. Even today, the nation still acknowledges its triumphs and uses lessons learned from past experiences to keep moving forward. However, the core values that Canadians like to follow are not all that they seem. Although Canada prides itself in being a grand supporter of human rights and justice for all, there have been many times where its true dark colours have shown through, including the treatment of First Nations, the treatment of the French, and the treatment of its citizens during the Great Depression....   [tags: Canada, First Nations, History]

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Canada Should Ban All Trans Fats in Restaurants

- Canada Should Ban All Trans Fats in Restaurants What did trans fats ever do to you. Honestly, do we need to ban trans fats this instance or should it be kept in our restaurants like it is now. I’m convinced the latter is much better for the community, for friends and family and for everyone else in society. To begin with who is going to tell me what I can’t put in my mouth or what I can’t. I make that decision not anyone else....   [tags: Health, Food, Canada]

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A silent revolution?: Gender and wealth in English Canada

- A silent revolution?: Gender and wealth in English Canada, 1860 to 1930 by Peter Baskerville is a book containing an interesting story about female capitalists in Hamilton and Victoria in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The book discusses various occupations such as property ownership, entrepreneurship, lending, and savings, which women in Canada engaged in during the turn of the twentieth century. The aim of this paper is to provide a summary of the book chapter by chapter and evaluate it based on its strengths and weaknesses....   [tags: english canada, women]

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The Canada 's Health Care System

- Political Factors The Canada 's health care system is determined by the Canadian Constitution, in which roles are divided between the federal and provincial legislations (Health Canada, 2014). Canada has a mix of public and private healthcare system, where the private sector delivers health care services and the public sector is responsible for financing those services. The delivery of health services mostly falls under provincial government jurisdiction. Only provincial government has power to pass laws about restrictions, regulations and financing (Health Canada, 2014)....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Canada Health Act]

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How Canada’s Three Major Exports Have Contributed to Canada’s Economy

- Last year, Canada received 443 billion dollars in revenue from exporting goods throughout the world. Almost 54% of that was covered by Canada’s three major exports (Stat Can.) - mineral products, transportation items, and electrical equipment and machinery. While preparing theses resources for export may be difficult, it is worth it. This essay will review the large role exports play in Canadian economy by being a immense source of income, allowing Canada to maintain robust trade routes and relations throughout the world, and providing Canadians with many jobs....   [tags: Canada, Income, Economy, Exports]

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Why Did Canada Become A Country?

- Canada became its own country on July 1, 1867. Over the years, we, as a country, have evolved and changed in many different ways. But what prompted these changes. And how can we decide which are the most important. Some may consider the First Stanley Cup in 1894 an important event. Or possibly the invention of poutine in the late 1950’s has shaped our country as we know it today. As Canadians, should we consider the invention of the snow blower in 1927 to be important. What else should be considered significant in the history of Canada as a country....   [tags: Canada, Pierre Trudeau, World War II]

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Canada 's Global Financial Crisis

- The global financial crisis affected the many advance economies, particularly the United States. Unemployment significantly increased, people were evicted from their homes, and the search for employment was a dead end. However, Canada was not affected with the same force as the United States: “Canada’s financial sector was less affected than most advanced economies and it had the highest bank soundness rating in the World Economic Forum surveys from 2007-2008 through 2012-2013.” Despite the relatively stable status of the Canadian economy, Canada was very much involved in the review and improvement of international financial regulations....   [tags: Canada, United States, Peacekeeping, Suez Crisis]

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The Rights Of Canada Should Be United And Treated Fairly

- History Culminating The speech that Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier delivered in 1904 made a bold statement in which he stated all Citizens of Canada should be united and treated fairly, Although there has been many times in which Canada had made poor judgements I still think Canada has improved, therefore Canada is still an improving country and is bound to mistakes. Certain issues and events that helped Canada become what it is today are as such, women 's rights, and U.S investment in 1914-1929, Growing independence and Japanese internment in 1929-1945, Charter Rights of Freedoms and Quebec separation in 1945-1982, Health care crisis and aboriginal rights during 1982 until now....   [tags: United States, Human rights, Canada]

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The New Luxury in Canada

- The New Luxury in Canada Having a sister who married a Canadian, I can tell you that the standard of living there is good. Canadians, benefiting from their robust economy, can afford to buy premium products and services - the "new luxury". To meet the needs of these consumers, new luxury marketing strategies must innovatively incorporate three levels of a ladder of benefits: 1) superior quality, 2) functional performance, and 3) an emotional benefit which affects and engages the consumer. This consumer-driven, global economy – the "trading up" phenomenon - was created and is driven by social and economic demand factors below....   [tags: Canada Economy]

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Canada’s National Identity: History and a Poem

- Prior to World War I, Canada as a nation had an identity crisis. A key factor in Canada’s pursuit of an identity are the countries that have influenced it.Through the influences that other countries have had upon the nation of Canada, Canada has been able to create a unique identity. The nation was created without one, but it was able to create a unique nation that in turn, went on to influence those who’s influences it drew from originally. Canada’s national identity is attributed to our role in World War I....   [tags: flanders fields, john mccrae, canada]

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Canada's Ongoing Identity Crisis: What Are We Now?

- The Dual Nation Theory took its heading starting in 1960, with the beginning of the sovereignty movement (Gorman, Robert F. 2008. 2018-2020). It truly took off, however, with the Quiet Revolution, where the idea of “maîtres chez nous” and the shift from being a distinct part of Canada to Quebec being a nation in its own right begins to take hold. Québécois nationalism defined Confederation as being an agreement between two peoples: the French and the English. “Quebec constitutes within Canada a distinct society, which includes a French-speaking majority, a unique culture and civil law tradition” (Chotalia, 1993)....   [tags: canada, dual nation theory, canadians]

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Are Residential Schools Harmful Or Beneficial? The Indigenous People Of Canada?

- Were Residential Schools Harmful or Beneficial to the Indigenous people of Canada. In school we are always taught about the lighter parts of Canadian History, but only until recently have Canadian students been taught about the darker parts of our history. Residential Schools were included in these dark parts of Canada’s history. In the 19th century, the Canadian government believed that Residential Schools were responsible for educating and caring for the country’s aboriginal people. The goal of these schools was to teach the aboriginal children about Christianity and Canadian customs, in hopes of them passing these practices on towards their own children and it would eventually be adopted...   [tags: First Nations, Aboriginal peoples in Canada]

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Canada: The Quiet Revolution in Quebec

- Canada: The Quiet Revolution in Quebec The English-French relations have not always been easy. Each is always arguing and accusing the other of wrong doings. All this hatred and differences started in the past, and this Quiet revolution, right after a new Liberal government led by Jean Lesage came in 1960. Thus was the beginning of the Quiet Revolution. Lesage had an excellent team of cabinet ministers which included Rene Levesque. The Liberals promised to do two things during the Quiet Revolution; one was to improve economic and social standards for the people of Quebec, and the other was to win greater respect and recognition for all the French people of Canada....   [tags: Canadian Canada History]

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Joyce Wieland’s O Canada: An Intersection of Pop Culture, Art, and Identity

- The twentieth century has witnessed many transformations in the ways we produce and respond to works of art. It has seen the rise of altogether new media, approaches, and a wealth of new interpretative frameworks. The emergence of manufactured goods, modernism, and a ubiquitous mass culture contribute to the upheaval, in the 1960’s and 70’s, of established art practices and approaches. Pop Art emerges as an important response to, extension of, or parody of what Clement Greenberg called “Ersatz culture” and “kitsch”, which, to paraphrase Greenberg, represent the omnipresent abominations of commercial and replicated art (Greenberg 9)....   [tags: O Canada Essays]

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Tsunami Hazards And Mitigation In Canada

- Introduction Tsunamis are not very common natural disasters, but the fact that they can occur without warning makes it worth to try and find out what are the hazards associated with them. This paper will try to first define tsunamis, determine what are the hazards associated with them (especially in Canada) and give some examples of mitigation that can be used to prevent life loss during tsunamis. What is a Tsunami. Tsunamis are series of waves, generated by earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, explosions, or even impact of cosmic bodies, that travel across the ocean and have extremely long wavelengths....   [tags: Natural Disaster Canada]

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First White Settlers in Canada

- Through the narration of white settler society construct, that is, the notion that Canada is a nation founded by the French and British, only certain interests are taken into account. Daiva Stasiulus and Radha Jhappan’s article “The Fractious Politics of a Settler Society in Canada,” demonstrate how this construct is problematic in Canada’s nation building process. Ultimately, both Stasiulus and Jhappan demonstrate how white settler society construct has been a main cause of social inequality and lack of diversity both historically and presently in Canada....   [tags: Aboriginal people in Canada]

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The Poltical Stuggles Facing Newfoundland prior to Joining Canada, 1864-1949

- Newfoundland joined Canada in 1949, making it the last and most recent province to become part of the country. Newfoundland had the opportunity to enter into Confederaton in 1867, when Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia first formed the dominion but decided to remain an independent political entity, under British control. This decision also reflected the opposing political views between the colony’s Conservative and Liberal parties. Over time, many of Newfoundland’s core industries began to suffer, while the colony’s government continued to disagree, even through Canada’s offer to have Newfoundland join the larger nation in 1895....   [tags: canada, newfoundland, confederation]

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Does Canada Have A Unique Political Culture?

- Does Canada have a unique political culture. Introduction The Canadian political culture is multifaceted, and the debate as to its uniqueness can take different approaches depending on the aspect of analysis. Canada, as one the biggest countries in North America, has one of the strongest political orientation in the region. Most of what she does is influenced by other countries within the region and abroad. To some extent, the political culture of Canada has some similarities to those of countries in North America and Europe....   [tags: United States, Canada, North America, Common law]

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Canada, A Country Known For Its Peace And Syrup

- Canada, a country known for its peace and syrup has an unfortunate and gruesome past. The Norse people where the first settlers to land in what is Newfoundland. The French led the charge against the British for what was at the time new France. Then Canada became independent with all countries and raised its own culture. Even with the British being a minor part of Canadian culture they left some imprints on the country. Canada was home to many natives including the Algonquin, Iroquois, Huron, and Inuit tribes(Gale Encyclopedia of World History: Governments)....   [tags: Canada, First Nations, Quebec, World War II]

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