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Newfoundland's relationship to the British colonies of North America was complicated, as many citizens of that province remained convinced that their future would be better assured by remaining...

Latest answer posted October 8, 2013 6:35 pm UTC

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The Notwithstanding Clause in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms allows for short-term circumvention of selected rights. This gives Parliament and provincial legislatures the power to...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2012 2:37 am UTC

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To the extent anybody deserves to be known to history as the "Father of British Columbia," it certainly would be Sir James Douglas. Arriving in British Canadian territory as a teenager intent on...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2013 2:07 pm UTC

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Whether Canada continues to participate in international peacekeeping missions is, as it has always been, a product of its own determination of self-interest, international treaty obligation, and...

Latest answer posted May 17, 2013 1:53 pm UTC

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There are several ways the Supreme Court of Canada influences and shapes the legal status and application of the constitution of Canada. Primary among those, however, is its power of judicial...

Latest answer posted October 2, 2018 4:50 am UTC

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Augie Fleras and Jean Leonard Elliot outline four major critiques of multiculturalism in Canada: 1). Multiculturalism is divisive. As Fleras and Elliott point out, critics of multiculturalism argue...

Latest answer posted April 17, 2020 3:11 pm UTC

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Given recent revelations of corruption, particularly a series of scandals involving members of that country's Senate, it is not hard to conclude that corruption is the largest problem currently...

Latest answer posted September 11, 2013 3:55 pm UTC

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Joseph Howe's career as a prominent journalist and politician whose limited formal education did not hinder his rise in either profession was a major advocate for Nova Scotia's independence and led...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2013 1:15 am UTC

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The first eight lines of the poem have an ABCB rhyme scheme, whereby the second and fourth lines rhyme. For example, in the opening four lines, the second line ends in the word "adolescence," and...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2019 10:13 pm UTC

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Edward Whelan is recognized as a leader in federation in Canada in general as he was an influential spokesperson for reform, being encouraged by changes in the British colonies in North America,...

Latest answer posted July 26, 2013 10:32 pm UTC

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As in most countries, the condition of women makes a significant impact on the levels of poverty in Canada both in the short and the long term. The first issue is that single mothers form a...

Latest answer posted March 14, 2012 1:20 pm UTC

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The New Democratic Party or NDP is the farthest to the left of the three main national political parties in Canada. It originated in prairie populism and has remained true to its roots as the most...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2012 1:24 am UTC

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Ontario is Canada's most populous and economically powerful province. It's capital, Toronto, has a population of over 2 1/2 million people, and is Canada's financial center. As Canada has the...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2013 1:37 pm UTC

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Minerals in Canada are concentrated in the Canadian Shield. This geological formation separates Canada into north and south sectors with farmland in the south and grassy plains in the north....

Latest answer posted September 10, 2013 9:59 pm UTC

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global decline in species numbers is one of the most significant issues facing us today and in the future. Plants, animals and natural systems provide us with clean water and air, food, medicine,...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2013 10:26 pm UTC

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The Supreme Court of Canada plays the role of the court of last resort in the Canadian judicial system. This means that the Supreme Court is the last court to which a case may be appealed; there...

Latest answer posted March 1, 2012 11:45 pm UTC

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Given the importance to both the United States and Canada of the major railways linking coasts, it is hard overstate the importance of the completion of the Canadian Pacific Raiway (CPR). Built...

Latest answer posted September 11, 2013 8:44 pm UTC

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Canada is two nations held together through political agreements that occured during the 18th Century. Much of Canada was a British colony, while eastern Canada was held by France. Subsequent...

Latest answer posted May 25, 2013 11:44 pm UTC

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Preparing a topic analysis on the subject of Canada’s role in World War II should not provide inordinate difficulties given the nation’s prominent role in a number of military engagements in the...

Latest answer posted October 28, 2013 5:29 pm UTC

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In "The Truth about Canadian Judicial Activism" by Sanjeev Anand, Anand points out that while judicial activism has increased since the 1982 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms provided the...

Latest answer posted June 29, 2013 9:39 pm UTC

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The Lower Canada Rebellion of 1837 was a rebellion that was launched by French-Canadian nationalists in what is now Quebec. It was then called "Lower Canada" to distinguish it from "Upper Canada,"...

Latest answer posted March 23, 2012 5:23 am UTC

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The plight of Canada's indigenous people has been sadly similar to that of their fellow tribes south of the U.S.-Canada border. A recent report by the Canadian Human Rights Commission describes a...

Latest answer posted June 21, 2013 1:25 am UTC

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Some might say that the greatest fault in Canada's Constitution was that it was under the control of England's Parliament until 1982, though this date is far past the date of Canada's "formation,"...

Latest answer posted May 30, 2013 1:09 am UTC

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Of course, First Nations people had been in Canada for millennia by the time Europeans arrived. The first French settlers in Canada did not come there to take part in the fur trade, but they always...

Latest answer posted July 9, 2020 3:22 pm UTC

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The Long-Gun Registry is part of the Canadian Firearms Registry, which requires all Canadian citizens to register their firearms or face legal charges. The Long-Gun Registry is a controversial...

Latest answer posted May 6, 2012 4:47 pm UTC

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The "original" population of what is now Canada were the native tribes, in particular, the Algonquian, Cree, Huron, Ojibwe, and many others. Every subsequent migration of people can be categorized...

Latest answer posted May 26, 2013 9:53 pm UTC

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Canada has changed dramatically in many ways in the post-war era. Most Canadians would identify universal healthcare as one of the most important achievements of the period. Another major political...

Latest answer posted August 9, 2012 5:47 pm UTC

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As was the case in other countries around the world, Canada granted the vote to women gradually to different classes of women, depending upon how "deserving" they were in the eyes of the...

Latest answer posted July 16, 2020 8:05 pm UTC

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As you search for videos, articles, and so on about Canada’s acceptance of immigrants and refugees, you might want to think about the variables that factor into their immigration and refugee...

Latest answer posted November 17, 2020 5:22 pm UTC

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In order to write an essay comparing and contrasting the Unoited States and Canadsa you need to focus on a specific area of comparison. Since you cannot possibly cover all the similarities and...

Latest answer posted July 11, 2012 11:42 pm UTC

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Generally speaking, it would be most appropriate to use the Notwithstanding Clause in situations where national security is at risk, or in situations where allowing certain rights would endanger...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2012 2:29 am UTC

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Section 33 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, commonly known as the Notwithstanding Clause, gives veto and overruling power to Parliament and provincial legislatures over parts of the...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2012 2:21 am UTC

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Although Canada usually gets a negligible amount of attention in studies of World War II, it actually wound up making significant contributions. Although reluctant at the war's beginning to commit...

Latest answer posted July 27, 2012 4:18 am UTC

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Of course, anything is possible, but I would be shocked beyond words if this were ever to happen. I do not envision any way in which either side would be happy with such a merger. On the Canadian...

Latest answer posted March 11, 2013 11:19 pm UTC

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The 1920s were a particularly significant period for Canadian independence. At the governmental level, the Great War (1914-1918) actually strengthened Canadian ties with its colonial master, Great...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2013 10:02 pm UTC

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Whether Canada’s political system, wracked by a series of corruption scandals, can be effectively reformed will be entirely dependent upon the pressures imposed on the nation’s governing...

Latest answer posted October 6, 2013 1:28 am UTC

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The merging of East and West Canada into a single federation was no easy feat. The history of animosity and warfare between the British and the French, and their resolution in treaties and...

Latest answer posted October 8, 2013 10:09 pm UTC

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The sheer size of Canada, which is by area the second largest country in the world, and occupies 3,855,100 sq. miles, leads to great geological diversity. It has 8 different geographic regions. The...

Latest answer posted January 15, 2012 4:01 am UTC

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