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  Amazon.ca: Marching As to War: Canada's Turbulent Years, 1899-1953: Books: Pierre Berton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Between 1899 and 1953, three generations of young Canadians marched off to distant battlefields to fight in four different wars, none of their own making.
Canada, Australia and New Zealand quickly joined in the war against Germany, and began to organize armies and send troops to Europe almost immediately.
Canada went from a jingoistic nation, supporting Britain's empire in wars in AFrica and Europe, with a worldwide reputation for courage and military skill, to one of the prime supporters of peacekeeping in the late 20th Century.
www.amazon.ca /Marching-As-War-Turbulent-1899-1953/dp/0385258194   (1354 words)

 Stentor, Bell Canada, Independents - Some History
Bell Canada served primarily the populated areas of Quebec and Ontario, but it also operated exchanges in the Atlantic provinces, and at one time operated exchanges in provinces west of Ontario (Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta).
In 1899, Bell Canada purchased the Barrie and Johnson Wire and Cable Company of Montreal, which in 1911 was renamed Imperial Wire and Cable.
Canada's Department of Transport took over the NCS from the RCAF in August 1946, then contracted CN Telegraphs to maintain and operate the NCS, effective April 1947.
www.hackcanada.com /canadian/phreaking/canfonehist.html   (4090 words)

 Straight Dope Staff Report: Did the U.S. plan an invasion of Canada in the 1920s?
The proposed invasion of Canada wasn't an end in itself; it was just the easiest way to hurt the U.K. The plan called for quickly seizing the key port of Halifax to prevent British resupply; cutting communication between eastern and western Canada by capturing Winnipeg; securing bridgeheads near Buffalo, Detroit, and Sault Ste.
Eventually tensions subsided and the border dispute was resolved by arbitration in 1899.
Canada had hoped to receive reparations from the U.S. for the Fenian attacks, but it was not to be.
www.straightdope.com /mailbag/mcanadawar.html   (2973 words)

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Prior to 1970, Bell Canada also used the *same* older Bell logo (the one which looked more realistically like an actual bell) however the words "Bell Canada" were written inside of the bell instead of the words "Bell System".
Telesat provides most of Canada's domestic satellite services and is also involved with the Mobility subsidiaries of the telephone companies in providing satellite movile telephone services for the more remote regions of Canada.
Bell Canada and GTE's British Columbia Telephone Company have been federally regulated for decades, while the individual dominant provincial telcos of TCTS (Telecom Canada, now Stentor) were regulated by their own provincial regulatory agencies.
www.hackcanada.com /telco/stentor_bellcanada.txt   (4112 words)

 Canada by Rail
A rail journey across Canada brings a special prospective to this vast landscape.
Three overnights aboard VIA Rail Canada’s Silver and Blue Class in a private bedroom from Toronto to Vancouver with access to lounges and the domed viewing cars.
We hope you enjoyed your visit to Canada, and that it will be one of many trips to the “World Next Door”.
www.snowbirdrail.com /Canada_by_rail.htm   (808 words)

 Canada Atlantic Railway Elgin Street Station
The Canada Atlantic was conceived as the Montreal and City of Ottawa Junction Railway, to connect to the Grand Trunk at Coteau.
Later on, when the Canada Atlantic completed its bridge across the St. Lawrence at Coteau and its connection to the Central Vermont at Alburgh Junction, through night trains were operated to both Boston and New York, over a variety of railroads.
A new location was needed and in January 1891 the Canada Atlantic informed the City Council that it was negotiating with the federal government to use the Canal Reserve to reach a new station between the Maria Street (Laurier) Bridge and the Canal Basin.
www.railways.incanada.net /Articles/Article2004_1.html   (4189 words)

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DEATH 1899 Oct 4 Wednesday--The remains of Wm JOHNSON, who died at the cabin of George PISCHE, at South Side on Monday, were buried at Forest Hill cemetery, Houghton on Tuesday.
1899 Oct 10 Tuesday-- Captain Thomas HOOPER of the Victoria mine near Rockland, Ontonagon County is a visitor in Houghton, CORNISH 1899 Oct 10 Tuesday-- Alexander CAMERON has sold his home in the Osceola addition to Capt. Thomas DENNIS of the Franklin mine to house his family.
DEATH 1899 Oct 13 Friday- Mine Captain Simon KINSMAN of the Champion Mine, Marquette County was instantly killed by falling 1000 feet to the bottom of the mine.
www.mfhn.com /houghton/rosscoll/news/mg1899_1.txt   (2279 words)

 CANADA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In Canada, the following are considered competent authorities to request mutual legal assistance: the Attorney General of Canada, the attorney general of a province, or any person or authority with responsibility in Canada for the investigation or prosecution of offences.
Section 46 of the Canada Evidence Act allows for some compulsory measures to be issued by a Canadian court in response to a request from a foreign state emanating from a judge, court or tribunal of a foreign state (letter rogatory).
If the person is serving a sentence in Canada, the Minister may order temporary surrender so that the person can face prosecution or appeal proceedings in the courts of the extradition partner and then be returned to Canada to serve the balance of his or her outstanding sentence here.
www.oas.org /Juridico/mla/en/can/en_can-mla-gen-g8iag.html   (5622 words)

 A Brief History of Canada - 1867 to 1899
Canada declared a provisional government in January, but the government was ousted by General Wolsely in August.
Riel was granted amnesty by parliament with the condition that he be banished from Canada for 5 years.
Canada entered the Boer War in South Africa (October 30) when the first Canadian troops were sent overseas.
www3.sympatico.ca /goweezer/canada/can1867.htm   (1608 words)

 Literacy Facts and Links - ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation
Statistics Canada, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, and the US National Center for Education Statistics have conducted research that indicates the literacy proficiency of Canadians.
A Statistics Canada study indicates that each additional year of education a person receives is worth 8.3 per cent on their paycheque.
At ABC CANADA we believe that one of the keys to developing a competitive and stable economy is to ensure that Canadians are continually learning.
www.abc-canada.org /literacy_facts   (1629 words)

 Defend Canada
Quebec is in a better position then other parts of Canada since it produces per capita half of the Canadian average in greenhouse emissions, thanks to its vast hydro-electrical resources.
In doing some research I found that Canada Carbon Inventory in 1990 was 393,758 kilotons of gross output.
Using the failure of Meech lake as an example, which was also in part to reform the Senate to an elected body, three years was not enough time for all of the politicos to come to agreement.
defend-canada.blogspot.com   (9129 words)

 Canada - 1899 2 CENTS on THREE CENTS Leaf #87 mint - (eBay item 9532667485 end time Aug-22-07 09:56:16 PDT)
Canada - 1899 2 CENTS on THREE CENTS Leaf #87 mint - (eBay item 9532667485 end time Aug-22-07 09:56:16 PDT)
Canada - 1899 2 CENTS on THREE CENTS Leaf #87 mint
This and any lot purchased may also be picked up at our store at 211 Yonge Street, suite 200, downtown Toronto, Canada - we are open Monday to Saturday 10:30am to 5:30pm.
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 First Ukrainian Church in Canada
The Orthodox settlers mainly from Bukovina, had to be satisfied with the Russian Orthodox priests whose paramount mission in Canada was to Russify the Ukrainians.
The cemetery in the courtyard of this church was consecrated for the settlers of the Orthodox faith in the fall of 1897 by Rev. N.
He arrived in the beginning of October, 1899, and held consecration services on October 14, 1899, with some two hundred orthodox Bukovinians in attendance from the area.
www.infoukes.com /culture/architecture/first_church   (1248 words)

 CBC Radio | Canada Reads
A tale of madness and espionage is the book selected for the second edition of Canada Reads.
Canada Reads host Bill Richardson guided five panelists through a series of votes, which led to the choice of this controversial title, championed by Quebec author and broadcaster Denise Bombardier.
Founded in 1899, this literacy organization recruits, trains and supports volunteers who run reading circles, homework clubs and tutoring programs in communities across Canada.
www.cbc.ca /canadareads/cr_2003   (223 words)

 1899 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1898 in Canada, other events of 1899, 1900 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
October 4 - First Canadian troops sent to an overseas war (Boer War)
October 18 - Henri Bourassa resigns from cabinet to protest Canada's intervention in the Boer War
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1899_in_Canada   (238 words)

 Tracking the "Living Book": doukhobor Song in Canada Since 1899
On January 27, 1899, the first Sunday after their arrival in Winnipeg, a group of newly arrived Doukhobor immigrant settlers gathered to sing and pray.
These were meant to illustrate the inner sources of Doukhobor strength and fortitude and featured the psalm that was reportedly sung when members of the sect were flogged for burning their firearms on June 30, 1895, an act of defiance against conscription as enforced by the tsarist authorities (Biriukov 1908, 23 1-32).
The ruthless denigration of all religious manifestations in Russia during the Soviet era (1917 to 1991) heightened the critical role of Canada's Doukhobors as carriers of the tradition and increased the need to salvage the legacy of Doukhobor singing before it disappeared altogether.
cjtm.icaap.org /content/21/v21art6.html   (1795 words)

 Calendar - Canada - 1899
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa October 1899
The year 1899 is a normal year, with 365 days in total (Gregorian calendar)
Only common local holidays are listed, holidays on past calendars might not be correct.
www.timeanddate.com /calendar/index.html?year=1899&country=27   (245 words)

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Date: Wed, 29 May 1996 19:35:18 -0400 (EDT) To: ptownson Subject: Stentor, Bell Canada, Independents - Some History Another excellent history lesson for us today submitted by Mark Cuccia.
Canada also now has numerous other new telecommunications entities.
I have come to depend a great deal on Mark for much of the historical data which appears in the Digest and if you liked today's presentation as much as I, I hope you will write and tell him so at the address shown above.
massis.lcs.mit.edu /archives/history/stentor.bell-canada   (4199 words)

 Genealogy of Michele Rigali
was born May 26, 1841 in Tuscany, Italy, and died June 05, 1910 in Quebec, Canada.
(JOHN2, MICHELE1) was born 1897 in Quebec, Canada.
This information was supplied by Diane Rigali of Quebec, Canada.
members.tripod.com /rigali/Page16.html   (190 words)

 eBay - 1899 canada ..., Coins World, Canada items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
CANADA - #88 MNH 2¢ on 3¢ QV NUMERAL 1899 Issue - $50
Canada High Grade 1899 Silver Nickel No Reserve!!
Canada Victoria 1899 (small 9s) Silver 10 cents G/VG
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 Image:Flag of Canada.svg - Wikimedia Commons
The Trade Marks Act protects the National Flag of Canada and the flags of the provinces and territories against unauthorized use.
Requests to use the Canadian flag in connection with business activities should be addressed to the Department of Canadian Heritage (attention: Canadian Identity Directorate).
It should not be defaced by way of printing or figures or masked by other objects, but displayed in a manner which may be described as aloft and free, in which all symbolic parts of the flag can be identified.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Image:Flag_of_Canada.svg   (664 words)

 1899 in Canada - Definition, explanation
See also: 1898 in Canada, other events of 1899, 1900 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
October 4 - First Canadian troops sent to an overseas war (Boer War)
October 18 - Henri Bourassa resigns from cabinet to protest Canada's intervention in the Boer War
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/1/18/1899_in_canada.php   (188 words)

 Canadian Music Archives - Sophie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatté
Canadian composer, pianist, violinist and teacher Sophie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatté, née Fridman, was born in Moscow on January 6, 1899.
Moved to Canada in 1953 and became a naturalized citizen in 1958.
Fonds consists of framed page of music score, concert and conference programmes, newsclippings and sound recordings.
www.ucalgary.ca /lib-old/SpecColl/eckhardt.htm   (90 words)

 1898 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1897 in Canada, other events of 1898, 1899 in Canada and the list of 'years in Canada'.
The Parliament of Canada passed the Quebec Boundary Extension Act that expanded the provincial boundaries northward to include the lands of the aboriginal Cree.
Kit Coleman covers the Spanish-American War as Canada's first female war correspondent
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1898_in_Canada   (190 words)

Johnson 1865 Antique Map of Quebec of the Dominion of Canada.
Mitchell 1871 Antique Map of the British Provinces in Canada
Colton 1855 Antique Map of Canada West or Upper Canada
store.pastpresent.com /anmaofca.html   (1127 words)

 St. Paul, MN -- Vtg 1899 Advertising for Soloists, Musicians, etc. --*FreeS&H>US&Canada* - StPaul-1899
Paul, MN -- Vtg 1899 Advertising for Soloists, Musicians, etc. --*FreeS&H>US&Canada* - StPaul-1899
SALE St. Paul, MN -- Vtg 1899 Advertising for Soloists, Musicians, etc. --*FreeS&H>US&Canada*
Ideal for display in an old frame -- the cost of a heavy cardboard mailing tube & postage (c.
www.rubylane.com /shops/dacker/item/StPaul-1899   (200 words)

 Stephen Marshall West, b: 1899 - Port Arthur, Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Born: 1952 - Niagara On The Lake Ontario, Canada.
Born: SEP 1953 - Niagara On The Lake Ontario, Canada.
Died: 5 OCT 1953 - Niagara On The Lake Ontario, Canada.
home.cogeco.ca /~ihunt/ghtout/gp265.html   (391 words)

 Canada Sc# 79, 1899 "Queen Victoria" Issue Mint - (eBay item 190145712175 end time Sep-02-07 06:49:05 PDT)
Canada Sc# 79, 1899 "Queen Victoria" Issue Mint - (eBay item 190145712175 end time Sep-02-07 06:49:05 PDT)
Canada Sc# 79, 1899 "Queen Victoria" Issue Mint
Canada Sc# 79, 1899 "Queen Victoria" Issue Mint Retail: $190.00 - SCARCE
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 1899 - USA, Canada & Germany calls - FREE - MoneySavingExpert.com Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Went to register for 1899 but when putting in my details noticed no padlock sign.
Does anyone know if it's still safe to register credit card details, etc? It does mention that it's a secure site but without the padlock I'm not sure.
using the 08081 708 708 or 020 7001 9696 access numbers instead of the 1899 prefix) pay different rates and don't get this benefit.
forums.moneysavingexpert.com /showthread.html?t=23745   (581 words)

 Equifax Canada - Global Links
Founded in 1899 in Atlanta, Georgia, Equifax is a world leader in shaping global commerce.
We are the leader in providing consumer credit information in the United States, and consumer and commercial credit information in Chile, Argentina, the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Canada, Peru, El Salvador and Italia.
Visit our international web sites to discover how we can help your business perform better.
www.equifax.com /EFX_Canada/international_solutions/index.html   (144 words)

 A Celebration of Women Writers: CANADA
Canada in Memoriam, 1812-14: Her Duty in the Erection of Monuments in Memory of Her Distinguished Sons and Daughters
History of the Eastern Townships, Province of Quebec, Dominion of Canada: Civil and Descriptive
Address of the Woman's Missionary Society of the Methodist Church of Canada Delivered At Guelph Conference Held At Seaforth, June, 1888
digital.library.upenn.edu /women/_generate/CANADA.html   (3207 words)

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