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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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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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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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Canada 's Impact On Canada

- ... The Veterans’ Land Act gave veterans mortgages at lower rates. Nearly one million veterans returned to Canada however, not all of them came home alone: many Canadian bachelors serving overseas married there. The government interventions saved Canada from economic recession. Canadian industries manufactured war materials and many other crucial supplies for the allies against the Axis powers. The supplies that were produced are valued at multiple billions. With Canada’s boost in the industrial economy and its status in World War II, the unemployment rate became remarkably low....   [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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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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An Accurate Image For Canada 's National Identity

- ... There is a fixation in the system on the idea of having a diverse range of backgrounds within Canada and needing to publicize simply that without any further depth into these different cultures. Ricard Zapata-Barrero takes notice to this issue with various multiracial cities, which he mentions are still adjusting to cater to their society’s needs as a whole due to changes in diversity. He believes the governments of these cities are lacking materials to implement efficient policies, so he formulates a thorough strategy to effectively enforce them....   [tags: Multiculturalism, Canada, Government of 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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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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Canadians Should Not Be Proud Of Canada

- ... However, these communities were lied to about the conditions in the Arctic and the Inuit struggled to survive as they were not used to the different type of wilderness they were in. Furthermore, the League of Indians, which was formed in 1919, was prevented from being heard by Canadian officials when they tried to take their demands to Great Britain. The leader of the League, Frederick Loft was then threatened with enfranchisement, which was never carried out. In return, the attitudes of European Canadians since 1914 was negative and didn’t appreciate Aboriginal culture until 1960....   [tags: First Nations, Canada, Indigenous Australians]

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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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The Social Security Of Canada

- ... There has been different programs over the years for seniors, but there is three that stuck; old age security, guaranteed income security and Canada pension plan. The Canada pension plan was established in 1965. In 1926 parliament was trying to find a way around the constitution, they passed the Old Age Security Act, “this set the precedent for legislative initiative for the federal government in the field of social welfare.” The Old Age Security was passed in 1952, it gave Canadians $40 a month for seniors over 70 years old....   [tags: Pension, Retirement, Canada Pension Plan]

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The Green Party Of Canada

- ... This is what the Green Party of Canada is fighting for, yet no one sees the party as a reasonable voice of change. These issues hinder the reputation of the GPC, the growth of the organization, the success of the party, but most importantly, they hinder the well-being of Canadians nationwide. Communications Issue Over the past 10 years, Canadians have lost faith in their government. Yet, in the last federal election, 61 per cent of Canadians exercised their right to vote. In order to restore Canadian’s faith in their government, the GPC must educate the Canadian population on the importance of voting....   [tags: Elections, Election, Canada, Political party]

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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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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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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 greatest of these examples was the corvette class ship which was “designed on the pattern of a whaler, it was 63 metres long, displaced 935 tonnes and had a maximum speed of 16 knots. They could be produced quickly and cheaply and had the ability to outmanoeuvre a submarine.” A testament to the ability of these small vessels to provide protection against the German U-boats, 123 Corvettes served in the Royal Canadian Navy and only 10 of these ships were ever lost to enemy action. Two prominent classes of corvette used by the RCN during the Second World War were the Flower-class Corvette and the later Castle-class Corvette....   [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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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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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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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 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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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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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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The Rights Of Canada Should Be United And Treated Fairly

- ... Canada independence grew when they proved themselves on the battlefield during World War 1. Canada proved to be superior in many battles at the battlefront, one of the main battles Canada fought was Vimy Ridge in which Canada managed to take the victory. After this War Britain gave more freedom in Canada in terms of making decisions. Some of the important issues in which Canada had made decisions in ways The Chanak Crisis and The Halibut Treaty. Britain had assumed Canada was going to join the Chanak war until Canada had decided that the Parliament would determine whether they would join, in conclusion the Parliament decided not to get involved with the issue between Turkey and Britain....   [tags: United States, Human rights, Canada]

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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?

- ... Many articles speak about this issue stating “The pupils were forced to abandon their cultural identity and many were physically and sexually abused” (BBC News). This is in reference to the students having to completely give up their culture in order to stay safe of the beatings they would receive if they went against these rules. How these children were treated was pretty disgusting and the abuse that they faced has been popular with the topic of Residential Schools for a good reason. The victims are still trying to mend the long lasting mental trauma that they had been inflicted with after they were released from the schools and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission has been trying t...   [tags: First Nations, Aboriginal peoples in Canada]

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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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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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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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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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Canada between the Wars 1919-1939

- Canada between the Wars 1919-1939 I. The British Commonwealth of Nations- The period between the wars brought: Culmination of Canada's growth to independent nationhood within the British Commonwealth. Prime Minister Borden - Included in the Imperial War Cabinet in London. He piloted- the dominions "should be recognized as autonomous nations of an imperial commonwealth." At the end of 1919 the Canadian government acquired A. Decades of discord Issues: Social labor history, national politics and relations in the empire....   [tags: Canada History Canadian]

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Decriminalization of Marijuana in Canada

- Marijuana is currently a hot topic of debate throughout Canada, and has been for the past few years. Marijuana was first banned in 1923 under the Opium and Drug Act, but since 1997 the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act have controlled it. In 2000, over 30,000 Canadians were charged with possession of marijuana. Currently, the marijuana laws are not enforced equally across the country, which has prompted the interest in changing the laws or possibly decriminalizing marijuana. Also, those convicted of marijuana related crimes usually don’t go to jail, but they do receive a criminal record....   [tags: legalization of marijuana in canada]

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Canada and Chemical Weapons

- Canada and Chemical Weapons Chemical weapons date back the Peloponnesian war of 428-424 BC when they were used against the Spartans; the chemicals used were incendiary devices and sulfur-based gases that were blown by the wind onto besieged cities. The chemical weapons used then aren't nearly as deadly as those used in more recent times such as mustard gas, they were more to cause there enemies to retreat. There have been many incidents in history in which chemical weapons have been used as I have found in two articles on the history of chemical weapons....   [tags: Canadian Canada History]

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Canadian Cannabis : Marijuana As An Irritant / Problem? Canada Us Relations

- ... As a result, these three measures are valid because they are linked with one of the main ideas, which is the marijuana industry of BC as a concern to American. In addition, Gecelovsky (2008) also provides the statistics about the growing potency of marijuana. For instance, the average THC content in marijuana used to be 2 percent in 1970s. However, it has been increased by 5 percent up to 2004 (Hamilton, 2004, p.209). These figures illustrate that the increasing amount of high purity marijuana is being produced, and it will negatively affect more on people’s health....   [tags: United States, Canada, Cannabis, Rhetoric]

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Ww2 Historical Significance Of The World War II On Canada

- ... Canadian society shows how the war impacted Canada, Canadian troops and their home front is very a useful example to support this point. Troops were composed of white, black and aboriginal peoples. Canada was visibly becoming more tolerant with minorities, and agreeing to accept displaced persons and refugees. because of the population increase - refugees - there were more war brides. When the soldiers returned from battle, the increase the population at a rapid pace, this is known as the baby boom - occurring from 1947 to 1966, with over 400,000 babies born yearly....   [tags: World War I, Canada, World War II, Nazi Germany]

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The Canada-U.S. Trade and Economic Relationship

- The Canada-U.S. Trade and Economic Relationship The United States is Canada's largest trading partner and is the largest market for Canadian goods. The Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (1989) and the North American Free Trade Agreement (1994) have both been crucial to increasing market opportunities for Canadian exporters in the U.S. Ultimately, however, it is Canadian exporters – of all sizes and in all industries – that make this relationship as successful as it is. In 2003, Canada exported approximately C$365 billion worth of goods and services to the U.S., while it imported nearly C$280 billion from its southern neighbour....   [tags: Canada US Trade Business]

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Comparing Canada and America

- Comparing Canada and America 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....   [tags: Canada America Culture Cultural Essays]

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The Sale of Indian Textiles in Canada

- The Sale of Indian Textiles in Canada Canada, with its economic and political stability offers a variety of business opportunities. With such a large population of immigrants, Canada is known for its acceptance of diverse cultures. English and French are Canada's official languages and there are many other languages spoken freely by diverse racial groups on Canadian soil. Many different religions are also practiced freely and peacefully in Canada. India has a population of 986.6 million people....   [tags: International Trade India Canada Culture Essays]

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Canada's Diverse History

- Canada's Diverse History This essay analyzes the diversity of 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. Canada was originally discovered by Jacques Cartier an explorer from France who sailed down the St.Lawrence in 1534....   [tags: Canadian Canada History]

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The Maratime Rights Movement (Nova Scotia, Canada)

- The Maratime Rights Movement (Nova Scotia, Canada) The Maritime Rights Movement is usually seen as part of the economic decline of post world war period in the Maritimes. The Maritimes were going through hard times, the depression was said to have started in the Maritimes ten years before the rest of Canada did in 1929. The Movement had the Maritimes economic and social needs as it's priorities. The Maritimes views were often contradictory to those of West and Central parts of Canada. The Movement strove to alleviate some of the stress on the Maritimes economy, especially in the midst of hard times after the war....   [tags: Canadian Canada History]

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Canada

- Canada Canada, is the world's second largest country and it is the largest country in the Western Hemisphere. It comprises all of the North American continent north of the United States, with the exclusion of Alaska, Greenland, and the tiny French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon. Its most easterly point is Cape Spear, Newfoundland and its western limit is Mount St. Elias in the Yukon Territory, near the Alaskan border. The southernmost point is Middle Island, in Lake Erie and the northern tip is Cape Columbia, on Ellesmere Island....   [tags: Geography Canada Expository Essays]

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Critique of Geoffrey Canada's Fist Stick Knife Gun

- Critique of Geoffrey Canada's Fist Stick Knife Gun The Book “Fist Stick Knife Gun” by Geoffrey Canada is a biographical account of his childhood in the south Bronx. He and his 4 brothers were raised by only their mother. She would survive on no more than ten dollars a week. He moved several times as a child until finally landing on union avenue, the place were many of his life lessons were learned and at times applied. He learned about the ranking process of kids on union Ave. and how the only way to improve your status was to use your fists to fight your way up the chain....   [tags: Fist Stick Knife Gun Canada Essays Papers]

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Why Canada was Successful at Vimy Ridge

- "I am a good enough Canadian to believe, if my experience justifies me in believing, that Canadians are best served by Canadians." Sir Arthur Currie. This statement Sir Arthur Currie, Major General for the Canadians at Vimy Ridge, could not describe any better why the Canadians were so successful at Vimy Ridge. Thought to have been a near impossible task to take Vimy Ridge as both the French and British had tried and failed miserably with substantial losses the Canadians were now tasked with taking this Ridge....   [tags: Canadian History, World History, Canada]

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Organic Food Vending Machines in Canada

- Ten years ago, only specialty food stores carried organic foods in great quantity, making them almost as rare as novelty items. Today Canadians are moving towards a healthier lifestyle by consuming organic foods to such an extent, that the organic industry is now enticing for businesses that wish to profit from a niche market. Thus we, Nirav Patel, Jason Quan, Srinidhi Sridharan, and Rahul Srinivasan have developed a new line of specialty vending machines, with the objective of distributing organic foods to consumers by creating an “accessibility” factor that is rarely associated with the industry....   [tags: Organic Food, Vending Machines, Canada,]

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Prime Minister, John Diefenbaker’s Poor Judgement Concerning the Cuban Missile Crisis

- In a democracy, government should be run based on the citizens, not of the leaders; personal opinions of members of the government should not change how a country is run. However, often times, the views of a government official get in the way of how they run their country. Prime Minister, John Diefenbaker, let his personal feelings hinder him from making good decisions for Canada, especially during the Cuban Missile crisis in 1962. Diefenbaker neglected to assist the U.S. during the Cuban Missile crisis because of his frustration with the lack of consultation from the U.S., his disdain for President Kennedy, and his strong sense of nationalism....   [tags: Canada]

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Defining Moments of a Nation

- In the past, some Canadians faced a lot of discrimination. Non-whites were not allowed to enter, women were not counted as persons, and we were included in both wars. Canada didn’t have much of a reputation until women finally fought for their rights, a United Nations Emergency Force was formed, and when Canada decided on inviting people of colour into their country. That’s when Canada slowly became recognized around the globe. It has improved politically as well as socially. There have been many significant moments in Canada that has made it internationally known....   [tags: Canada]

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The Monarchy in Canada

- ... Too most the British Monarchy in Canada’s government is merely regarded as ceremonial, symbolic and not something that actually holds power. Firstly, the British Monarchy’s power’s consists of just watching over traditions and seeing if there is an abuse in power. There powers do not affect the Canadian citizen’s life in any way. Secondly, in Canada the Monarchy’s biggest symbol is the royal family but most people consider more than 6 other Canadian symbols more important than the royal family....   [tags: abolishing the British Monarchy ]

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Historical Periods of Canadian History

- Logically organizing a topic as diverse and wide-ranging as Canadian history into specific periods is complex and challenging. Canadian history spans hundreds of years, covers numerous events from varying points of views, and contains dimensions of culture, theme, and politics. To grasp the logical and appropriate organization of history into periods, it is helpful to refer to appropriate text sources. Two Canadian History texts, intended for use by undergraduates, by Bumstead and Silver will be considered....   [tags: canada]

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Canada and the Netherlands

- Though the events of the past certainly have a direct influence on the world today. The ardent relationship that lies between Canada and the Netherlands can be referenced to the pretentious days nearing the end of the Second World War. Where Canada had played a significant role as liberators in Holland during this misfortunate time. Canada had provided the Dutch Royal Family with a safe haven. Canadians fought battles through France, Belgium, the Scheldt, and Germany before being sent back to the Netherlands....   [tags: World History, Influence, World War II, Holland]

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Minority and majority rights

- The rights of many people versus the rights of an individual is certainly a vexing concept. Like a delicate balancing act; if one side is favoured over the other it causes a rift in the already strained relationship between the minority and majority. Evidently, the justification of taking any side must be valid, according to the theories of H.L.A. Hart. In the past, Canadian law has violated the rights of minorities; however, these violations have decreased in their severity as time has passed on....   [tags: Canada]

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recycling in canada

- Questions What is the current state of the recycling programs in Canada. Do some provinces recycle more than others. How can the amount of recycling in a nation be increased. What does the future hold in terms of recycling initiatives. Introduction A very important issue tied to Canada’s future sustainability is that of recycling. There is currently a shortage of suitable landfill spaces in Canada, and the current landfills produce harmful emissions (Statistics Canada, 2008). Using methods to divert as many of these wastes away from landfills will help to slow their growth and improve Canada’s future outlook....   [tags: Waste Management]

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