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  Canada - LoveToKnow 1911
In Canada the isotherms by no means follow parallels of latitude, especially in summer when in the western half of the country they run nearly north-west and south-east; so that the average temperature of 55° is found about on the Arctic circle in the Mackenzie river valley, in lat.
The several kinds of geeseincluding the Canada goose, the Arctic goose or wavey, the laughing goose, the brant and others-all breed in the northern regions, but are found in great numbers throughout the several provinces, passing north in the spring and south in the autumn.
Her splendid lakes and rivers, the development of her canal system, and the growth of railways have made the interprovincial traffic of Canada far greater than her foreign, and the portfolio of railways and canals is one of the most important in the cabinet.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Canada   (16351 words)

  
 1882 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1881 in Canada, other events of 1882, 1883 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
May 17 - Provisional districts of the North-West Territories are established between Manitoba and British Columbia: the districts of Assiniboia, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and Athabaska
He introduces longhorn cattle into Canada and pioneers the development of rodeo.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1882_in_Canada   (239 words)

  
 Canada's Head of State
Canada is a constitutional monarchy, and so its head of state is the monarch, the authority of whom has been delegated almost completely to the governor general since 1947.
The transition to the arms of Canada on the flag of the governor general paralleled a transition in the role of the governors general.
Canada purposely chose to exclude the power to amend its own constitution from the Statute because, at the time, internal agreement could not be reached on an amending formula.
fraser.cc /FlagsCan/Nation/StateHead.html   (5451 words)

  
 Welcome to Alberta, Canada
Alberta is in western Canada, with an area of 661,190 km² (260,000 mi²).
Central and southern Alberta are the most likely places in Canada to experience tornadoes because of the summer heat, and violent summer thunderstorms are common in the eastern half of the province.
Alberta is the leading beekeeping province of Canada, with some beekeepers wintering hives indoors in specially designed barns in southern Alberta, then migrating north during the summer into the Peace River valley where the season is short but the working days are long for honeybees to produce honey from clover and fireweed.
www.hometowncanada.com /ab/map.html   (3952 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : 1883   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
1880 1881 1882 - 1883 - 1884 1885 1886
Canada - Rail transport - Science - South Africa - Sport
1883 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar).
www.hallencyclopedia.com /1883   (1085 words)

  
 Canada Facts and Trivia
Canada is the second largest country in the world, with 9,971,000 square kilometres of land.
The baseball glove was invented in Canada in 1883.
Canada is the home of many great inventions, including: basketball, the electric light bulb, the electric range, the electron microscope, standard time, the television, the telephone, and the zipper.
www.vec.ca /english/2/canada-facts.cfm   (277 words)

  
 Dates in Ottawa Railway History
The entire Canada Atlantic passenger car fleet had been equipped with steam heating by October 1891 at which time the company became the first railway in Canada to use steam heating exclusively.
Although 2 July 1889 is the date usually given for the opening of this line, the company was trying to arrange for the supply of rolling stock in November 1889 and a locomotive was not put on the line until early November 1889.
St.V. Caddy of the Department of Railways and Canals on 6-8 December 1895 and authority was given for the Canada Atlantic Railway to open the line for public traffic, subject to a 15 mph speed restriction on the last two miles into Rockland until this section could be properly ballasted.
www.railways.incanada.net /candate/ottawa.htm   (14646 words)

  
 Baxter's EduNET - Time Machine
The rebels call for independence from Britain and a more democratic form of government, which was then controlled by a small group of wealthy families, called the Family Compact in Ontario and the Chateau Clique in Quebec (both groups mostly British and Anglican).
This report was based on a study of the causes of the rebellion, made in 1838 and '39.
The original French colony of Canada had been split in two in 1791 to give the then small number of English settlers their own colony.
www.edunetconnect.com /cat/timemachine/150can.html   (760 words)

  
 II. Canada Years (1878-1883)
Although the thought of being separated from her daughter was painful, the Queen realized that the appointment would be an honour and that both Princess Louise and the Marquis of Lorne would benefit from the experience.
The chief cause of this criticism was her absences from Canada during her husband's term of service.
Threatening British authority in Canada was one part of their overall strategy.
www.assembly.ab.ca /lao/library/louise/canada.htm   (2560 words)

  
 Canada Post - Press Releases - Celebrating 100 years of mapping
He began working for the Geological Survey of Canada in 1883, becoming the Geographer and Chief Draftsman of the Survey a year later.
The first edition of The Atlas of Canada was presented to the Minister of the Interior on June 30, 1906.
Canada's largest, and one of the world's greatest earthquakes, happened on August 22, 1949, off the Queen Charlotte Islands (the magnitude was 8.1!).
www.canadapost.ca /personal/corporate/about/newsroom/pr/default-e.asp?prid=1164   (592 words)

  
 Calendar - Canada - 1883
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www.timeanddate.com /calendar/index.html?year=1883&country=27   (245 words)

  
 Michel Painchaud, b: 1796 - Montreal, Canada
Born: 18 JAN 1826 - Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada Marr: 1846 - Francois Zelfricrine Tasse Died: 9 AUG 1912 - Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Born: 12 JUN 1827 - Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada Marr: 1844 - Joseph Alexis Painchaud Died: 5 MAR 1898 - Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Born: AFT 1892 - Havre Aubert, Ile Madeleine, QC, Canada Marr: 1910 - Eddy Reid Died: - Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
members.shaw.ca /control-x/ged/painchaud/gp1820.htm   (783 words)

  
 Canada
Eva Reeb; age 28, immigrated to Canada in 1883.
John Reeb, immigrated to Canada, a native of Alsace: [yr of record- 1876];
Theophile Reeb, age 21 immigrated to Canada in 1883; [1901 Census of Canada: Province of Quebec]
www.reeb.org /rfa/canada.htm   (111 words)

  
 WarMuseum.ca - A Chronology of Canadian Military History - 1871-1883
After Confederation, Canada paid for its own defence and raised its first permanent military units.
British garrisons (except for a small detachment at the Royal Navy base in Halifax) left Canada in 1871.
Canada then took over the forts at Kingston and Québec and created two permanent artillery units to garrison them.
www.civilization.ca /cwm/chrono/1774standing_e.html   (173 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883: Books: Simon Winchester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The deadly eruption of Krakatoa, the volcano that once was a populous island in the Indonesian archipelago, occurred on August 27, 1883, entirely obliterating the island and killing some 40,000 people.
Most of them were victims of the deadly tsunamis, huge tidal waves up to 100 feet high which swept away everything in their path, leaving behind nothing but the detritus of total destruction.
This account gives us an awesomely comprehensive survey of why this should be so, providing an overview of plate tectonics, evolutionary theory, and the sociology and biology of the area before and since the eruption.
www.amazon.ca /Krakatoa-World-Exploded-August-1883/dp/0066212855   (2661 words)

  
 Information about Canada FDC: 32¢ The Winnipeg Rifles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
For many years, the early armies of Canada were organized and trained by British regiments.
However, when the British left Canada in 1870, it was necessary for the Canadians to create their own regular force of cavalry, artillery and infantry troops.
Thus, on December 21, 1883, Canada authorized the first Cavalry School Corps and School of Cavalry to be established.
www.unicover.com /EA4NB4ZV.htm   (413 words)

  
 The National Library of Canada opens new HQ - "On This Day" - CBC Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
He was responsible for creating a national catalogue of hundreds of libraries across the country.
His mandate is the continued accessibility of the library to Canadians across the country with an emphasis on improving school libraries.
The National Library of Canada is crucial in collecting the country's published documentary heritage and providing library and information services for all Canadians.
archives.cbc.ca /IDC-1-69-2315-13526-11/on_this_day/life_society/twt   (531 words)

  
 James David Edgar
He was educated by private tuition, and at Lenoxville grammar school studied law, was admitted to the bar of Upper Canada in 1864, and subsequently practiced in Toronto.
In 1874 he was sent to British Columbia by the Dominion government to arrange terms for the postponement of the construction of the Canada Pacific railway.
He was first returned to the Dominion parliament in 1872, and sat for two years, unsuccessfully contested Centre Toronto in 1882, and was elected by acclamation for West Ontario in August 1884.
www.famousamericans.net /jamesdavidedgar   (368 words)

  
 EPL.ca: Canada History
This site is about the history of Canada through the words of the men and women who shaped the nation.
The diaries, which King kept on a regular basis from 1893 while as a student at the University of Toronto until shortly before his death in 1950, provide an intimate glimpse into one of Canada's most unique and dominant political figures.
From the announcement, "The National Archives of Canada, the Archives de France and the Canadian Embassy in France announce the online arrival of more than 22,000 digitized documents about the administration of New France.
www.epl.ca /EPLMaster.cfm?id=CANADA0000000002   (532 words)

  
 The Abernathy Family of Storrington Township, Ontario
1883 - 1891 in Ontario; married June 18, 1868 in Kingston, Ontario, to William Clark.
John Abernathy, born January 1852 in Battersea, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada; died May 30, 1883 in Ryde Twp., Muskoka, Ontario, Canada; married May 01, 1876 in Ryde Twp., Muskoka, Ontario, Canada, to Ann Brooks.
Ellen Abernathy, born 1860 in Ontario; died March 26, 1896 in Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada.
home.cc.umanitoba.ca /~wyatt/abernathy-storrington.html   (1148 words)

  
 CANOE -- CNEWS: Canada Canadiana - RCR Museum adds hero voices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
One of the soldiers featured in the new interactive exhibit is retired Col. Ed Quinn, former base commander and chairperson of the museum's board of directors.
The museum covers events dating back to the formation of The Royal Canadian Regiment in 1883 to Canada's latest peacekeeping missions, Quinn said.
Until May 27, information displays from seven city museums are on display in the foyer of the RCR Museum.
cnews.canoe.ca /CNEWS/Canada/Canadiana/2004/05/20/pf-466460.html   (260 words)

  
 Joseph Hurlbut Waite, b: 1917 - Soveregn, Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Born: 1876, Canada Marr: 1916 Died: 1961, Canada
Born: 1888, Canada Marr:   Died: 1966, Canada
Born: 1860, Canada Marr:   Died: 1935, Canada
www.hurlbut.info /ght/gp3645.htm   (227 words)

  
 Canadian Rosicrucian Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Issued a regular warrant Nov. 15 1880 to establish a college in Washington DC.
Later on, large grants were obtained to further develop and expand the Chinese, Japanese and Korean collections.
Spring 2005 - The Supreme Councilor - AASR of Canada
sric-canada.org /PastSupremeMagus.htm   (306 words)

  
 Canada Business Broker
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MandA Canada - Canada Business Broker - For the past 15 years, we have helped owners of successful businesses sell their operations.
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 Canada. Registrar General
The microfilm was created by and in the custody of the National Archives of Canada until it was purchased by the Trent University Archives.
This fonds was purchased from the National Archives of Canada.
Associated material is located in the National Archives of Canada (RG 6).
www.trentu.ca /library/archives/76-017.htm   (485 words)

  
 The Times - Mary Ann Shadd
Mary Ann Shadd was born on October 9, 1823, to a family of free fl abolitionists living in the slave state of Delaware.
The free coloured people have steadily discountenanced any rational scheme of emigration, in the hope that by remaining in the States, a powerful miracle for the overthrow of slavery would be wrought.
In taking leave of our readers, at this time, we do so for the best interest of the enterprise, and with hope that our absence will be their gain.
www.walkervilletimes.com /41/mary-ann-shadd.html   (648 words)

  
 Destinations Canada : Alberta Rockies : Main View
Established in 1883 as Canada’s first National Park, Banff’s scenery will continually leave you breathless.
With Destinations Canada you can start in either Vancouver or Calgary, our 3-night railway adventure is offered in both Red and Gold Leaf service.
You experience a railway journey of a life- time, you have assigned seating, a selection of breakfasts and lunches served onboard each day, transfers to your hotel, and your accommodation.
www.destinationscanada.com /destinations/albertaRockies/default.asp?loc=destinations&sbLoc1=ar&choiceTrip=AR-TN   (982 words)

  
 Restoration Movement in Canada Page
The Disciples of Christ in Canada Since 1830.
"Introduction." A Primer of Disciple History in Canada by Reuben Butchart.
"The Outlook in Western Canada and the Union Movement" [1910]
www.mun.ca /rels/restmov/canada/index.html   (366 words)

  
 Unknown Player Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Every state in the United States of America, and more than forty-five countries, have had at least one player make it to the show.
The table below is a comprehensive historical analysis of every major league baseball player's birth place during the 1883 season.
Selecting a player's name will bring up their statistics page and selecting a column title (Birthplace, Debut Year, Final Year) will allow you to re-sort the data.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/birthplace.php?loc=Canada&y=1883   (343 words)

  
 Canadian GenLookups - A Directory of Genealogy Lookup Volunteers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Northumberland county, Ontario, Canada, 1901 census: Brighton, Coleborne and Hastings Village
Elgin county, Ontario, Canada, 1901 census: Dunwich Township
Brockville District, Ontario Canada 1901 census: Brockville East Ward and Brockville South Ward
www.genlookups.com /canada.htm   (135 words)

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