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The union of the Canadas was succeeded by the concession of responsible government and the complete acknowledgment of the rights of the colonists to manage their provincial affairs without the constant interference of British officials.
It drove to Canada a large body of men and women, who remained faithful to the crown and empire and became founders of provinces which are now comprised in a Dominion extending for over three thousand miles to the north and east of the federal republic.
The war in Canada was now at an end, and in 1763 the treaty of Paris closed the interesting chapter of French dominion on the banks of the St. Lawrence and in the valleys of the Ohio and the Mississippi.
www.gutenberg.org /files/12661/12661.txt   (17078 words)

 Basdeo - INDIANS IN CANADA 1900-1914
Canada's policy towards India was considered highly irregular for how could Chinese and Japanese be allowed to enter the Dominion while Indian subjects of the British Empire could not.
The Indian experience in Canada in the period 1900 to 1914 was similar to that of Indians elsewhere in other British dominions and territories.
As was the case in South Africa and Australia, the entry of Indians in Canada was seen as a challenge to Anglo-Saxon cultural homogeneity of the society, a challenge to British Columbia's white racial destiny and a threat to the economic and social status quo.
www.saxakali.com /indocarib/sojourner11.htm   (5799 words)

 A hundred years of immigration to Canada
Canada acceded to the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1967 Protocol.
Canada responded swiftly to an appeal from the UK to take some of these Ugandans (by September 5, a Canadian team of officers had set up office in Kampala), but initially insisted that the applicants meet the usual immigration criteria.
The people of Canada were awarded the Nansen medal by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, in "recognition of their major and sustained contribution to the cause of refugees".
www.ccrweb.ca /history.html   (8479 words)

 History of Canada
Canada is the world’s second largest country with a land area of 9,970,610 km2 and a population of around 32 million.
The history of Canada is drenched with centuries-old dominance by the French and British colonialists.
The Dominion of Canada was born on July 1, 1867, with the passing of the British North America Act by the British Parliament.
www.historyofcanada.info   (882 words)

 A Brief History of Canada - 1900 to 1929
Canada was automatically drawn into the conflict and the first Canadian troops left for England on October 3.
Canada enters the war in their first battle at Ypres, Belgium on April 22 and face the first recorded chlorine gas attack.
Canada declined to help Britain during the Chanak crisis in Turkey, showing Britain that Canada was growing increasingly independent.
www3.sympatico.ca /goweezer/canada/can1900.htm   (1879 words)

 Ukrainians in Canada, 1900-1930
One reason for the scarcity of Ukrainian Catholic priests in Canada was that the coming of married Ukrainian Catholic diocesan clergy was opposed by the Latin rite Catholic hierarchy both in Canada and the United States.
As previously mentioned, the Ukrainians' first decade in Canada was without the benefit of their Catholic or Orthodox priests, yet they built their churches on the empty, windy, lonely prairies and held impromptu services in them, always waiting for their clergy to come.
By the time he arrived in Canada on December 6, the clergy of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in the Dominion consisted of five Basilian priests, seven diocesan, four Belgian-born Redemptorists and five bi-ritual French Canadian priests — a total of twenty-one, along with four small communities of Sister Servants.
www.catholiceducation.org /articles/history/canada/ch0006.html   (3839 words)

 The Scottish Tradition in Canada
While most of the chapters tend to end their story of the Scot in Canada around 1900, the reason for this is not far to seek.
Canada did not seem to have been as hard hit by the Depression as were some areas of Scotland where up to 25% of the labouring population were, at the depth of the slump, out of work.
Moreover, even though they may have no relations in Canada, they soon find that they are involved with other Scots or Scottish Canadians who are very conscious of their Scottish background and heritage, and of what Scots have meant to the development of Canada and Canadian self-consciousness.
www.electricscotland.com /history/canada/tradition/tradition17.htm   (3470 words)

 1900 - Gurupedia
1900 is not a leap year even though the number is divisible by 4.
It follows two men from different classes in Italy from 1900 to 1945, showing the rise of fascism and communism and their effects on the main characters.
It is an epic film by anybody's standards, in that in its original release it was over 6 hours in length although it was cut to 4 hours for release in the USA.
www.gurupedia.com /1/19/1900.htm   (943 words)

 Forging Our Legacy
It was as much a feature of ancient times, when the ancestors of Canada’s native peoples migrated from Asia by land via Beringia or by sea via the Japanese current, [note 1] as it is of the present day, when immigrants from around the world come to this country in the thousands.
Continental Europeans did not settle in Canada in significant numbers in the early years of Confederation, but by the time that the fledgling dominion was sending soldiers to South Africa to fight in the Boer War (1899–1902), they had begun to arrive in unprecedented numbers.
Canada’s annual rate of population growth (natural increase plus net migration) has declined steadily in recent decades, from 3 percent in the late 1950s to less than 1 percent in the late 1990s.
www.cic.gc.ca /english/resources/publications/legacy/chap-1.asp   (1928 words)

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Canada's high Court isn't the Supreme Court of Canada - it's the British Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
Canada is a class-based society, with clear racial and economic distinctions separating the rich and the working class.
The first automobile in Canada, however, was on the road in Rustico, Prince Edward Island, 34 years earlier; at the wheel was the local priest, Father Georges-Antoine Belcourt, originally from Quebec.
www.chrc-ccdp.ca /en/getBriefed/1900/population.asp   (1022 words)

 Canada Geese
Approximately 5,000 Canada geese are believed to breed in Wisconsin, but the breeding territories are mainly in Canada along the western shore of James Bay and the southern edge of Hudson Bay.
In Wisconsin, Canada geese are generally seen during the spring and fall in lakes, rivers, grain fields, and large marshes and grassy fields.
Canada geese are easily recognized in flight by their loud-calling, V-shaped flocks, where families travel together, normally flying at a level of a few hundred feet, or even lower in bad weather.
www.wisconsinhunter.com /Pages/geese.html   (3501 words)

 Greg Patmore | Iron and Steel Unionism in Canada and Australia, 1900–1914: The Impact of the State, Ethnicity, ...
With the exception of the period from 1900 to 1907 in Lithgow, and a very brief period in Sydney, management was hostile to trade unionism.
The population increased from 2,112 in 1881 to 3,865 in 1891.
From 1900 to 1914 Canada was undergoing a "second industrial revolution" which saw a massive expansion in industrialization and the growing concentration of capital.
www.historycooperative.org /journals/llt/58/patmore.html   (15036 words)

 Ragtime Music in Canada: Chapter 3: Canadian Ragtime Publishers and Record Producers by Ted Tjaden
The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada suggests that their advertising slogan of "Canada's Greatest Music House" was probably justified due to their large inventory of music and musical instruments.
From 1897 to 1900, the pieces are published under the name "Amey and Hodgins", while from 1900 to 1907, they are published by W.H. Hodgins and Co. W.H. Hodgins was a major composer for the company (see the sheet music for his compositions in Chapter 8).
Canada was at the forefront of early record producing during the ragtime era.
www.ragtimepiano.ca /rags/can3.htm   (1205 words)

 1900 Farras Street Hotel
The Farras Street Hotel was located in Ward 1 of District 3 in Detroit, Michigan in 1900.
This is an index of that census, for full details view Wayne County, Detroit, Michigan 1900 Census ED 3 Page 29A.
Below are the employees and residents of the Farras Street Hotel in 1900.
www.geocities.com /genealogymi/1900farras.html   (74 words)

 Firstmom's Genealogy Resources - Canada
Canada GenWeb for Kids Great site for kids doing their genealogy for school, or just to learn.
Index-New England Captives taken to Canada Between 1677 and 1760.
Kent county, Ontario, Canada, 1881 census: Chatham, Wallaceburgh
khuish.tripod.com /canada.htm   (379 words)

Part II of a four-part series examining the development of the Labour Party's foreign policy from its founding in 1900 to the the formation of the National Government in 1931.
1900 • travelsleuth • stuart • buchanan • macwatt • elizabeth
1900 • founded in 1833 for 'decrepit and worn out sailors • magnificent greek revival temples • in 1900 there were around one thousand men in resi • jacqueline kennedy onassis worked to save snug har • today snug harbour is a peaceful 80-acre park
www.suite101.com /reference/1900   (821 words)

 Extracts from 1900 Canadian Immigration Report
When it is borne in mind that the great majority consist of families numbering from six to eight, your lordship will see that but few of these so-called pauper families can emigrate to Canada without in the first case incurring an expenditure of from $300 to $400.
I think this effectively disposes of any reasonable contention that pauper emigration from Europe either has taken place, or is at all likely, so long as the care that is now being exercised forms a part of the policy of the department.
The transportation problem in respect to emigration from Canada to Europe has reached that point when, I respectfully submit to your lordship, action should be taken.
www.theshipslist.com /Forms/Canreport1900.html   (713 words)

 The Komagata Maru Incident
The 1900 census in Canada indicated that there were over 2000 Indians, primarily Punjabis living in Canada.
Considering the distance from India to Canada by boat and the average income in India, these rules and laws were blatant discrimination.
Their instant reaction was that "Hindus would never be allowed to land in Canada." The Indians who had already settled in Canada had also started to prepare for the arrival of the Komagata Maru.
www.mysteriesofcanada.com /BC/komagata_maru_incident.htm   (663 words)

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Canada's population in 1900 is predominantly white, English or French.
In 1899, a B.C. law prohibiting Chinese immigrants from working in the province's mines was held to be beyond the province's power; not because the law was wrong, but because the power to make it belonged to the federal government.
In most regions, the right to use the French language in schools, in the courts and in legislation is suppressed, even though French was recognized in the Constitution.
www.chrc-ccdp.ca /en/getBriefed/1900/minorities.asp   (512 words)

 Up in The Air: The Raytheon Beechcraft 1900 Airliner
The 1900 first flew on September 3rd of 1982 and received FAA certification in November of 1983.
The 1900 can hold a sea level cabin till around 11,000 feet, meaning that we can climb from sea level, up to 11,000' and descend back down again, and you wouldn't feel it in your ears at all.
The 1900 is a very fun airplane to fly and offers a range of options and possibilities to pilots and operators.
lostav8r.blogspot.com /2005/12/raytheon-beechcraft-1900-airliner.html   (1347 words)

 Landmarks Of Canada
And now, as we begin our work, in this tercentennial year of Canada's foundation, we find our first opportunity in the proposed dedication of the greatest of all our landmarks, that world-famous one where form and spirit, heirloom and talisman, are blent, in complete perfection, on the fields of battle at Quebec.
But remember that our business depends on energy inherited and transformed ; that warriors, states-men and divines made Canada Canadian ; that all nations decay who fail in arms and art ; and that we are now particularly apt to mistake comfort for civilization.
But our Canada does need the exalting touch of every landmark that bears a living message, and that she can keep either in substance or in souvenir ; lest, seeking the whole mere world of riches, she lose her own soul.
www.oldandsold.com /articles30/old-canada-1.shtml   (543 words)

 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, 1900-2002
Although her death was inevitable, especially due to her advanced age of 101, it is shocking to learn of her death as her energy, even at her age, appeared to mean a practically endless life.
She will be missed in Canada as in the rest of the Commonwealth over which she reigned as Queen Consort to her husband from 1936 to 1952.
She was born during the end of the Victorian era, on August 4, 1900.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/life_in_canada/90625   (432 words)

 The Great 1900 Galveston Hurricane in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The tragedy in Texas was the lead story in newspapers internationally for days, perhaps not surpassed in that aspect until September 11th 2001.
It’s hardly surprising that the continuation of the storm in Canada has been overlooked; yet it remained a killer.
September 1900 was before radio — still a year before Marconi’s first reception of a trans-Atlantic signal.
www.magma.ca /~jdreid/great_1900_hurricane.htm   (2115 words)

 Canada at the 1900 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1900 • 1904 • 1908 • 1912 • 1920 • 1924 • 1928 • 1932 • 1936 • 1948 • 1952 • 1956 • 1960 • 1964 • 1968 • 1972 • 1976 •
Canada's Olympians were George Orton and Ronald J. MacDonald.
Canada • Cuba • Denmark • France • Germany • Great Britain • Greece • Haiti • Hungary • India • Iran • Italy • Luxembourg • Mexico • Netherlands • Norway • Peru • Romania • Russia • Spain • Sweden • Switzerland • United States
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canada_at_the_1900_Summer_Olympics   (297 words)

 SN 797 -Comparative Socio-Economic, Public Policy and Political Data, 1900-1960; Canada 1900-1960
The data were collected and prepared by the staff of the Comparative Political Behaviour Project of the Cornell University Center for International Studies, under the direction of Richard I. Hofferbert.
Canada: Data for all provinces, 1900 - 1960, including information on elections (since 1920), occupations, migration and expenditures in several areas of governmental services.
Switzerland: Data for all cantons for each decennial year from 1900 to 1960.
www.data-archive.ac.uk /findingData/snDescription.asp?sn=797   (368 words)

 Mennonite Ship Passengers Arriving in Canada: 1900-1914
Reels T-479 through T-493 cover 1900 to June 28, 1908 and reels T-4759 through T-4812 cover the period from July 1908 to the end of 1914.
The complete 1900-1909 index was originally published by the Odessa Digital Library on 5 Jun 1996 and updated on June 21, 1999 and is available at: http://www.odessa3.org/collections/ships/link/quebec.txt; 1909-1914 are available on the Odessa site but an extraction of Mennonites has not yet been completed.
The spelling of some names as they appear here may not always be correct because they may have been misspelled in the ship's manifest, the recorder's handwriting was difficult to read, or the photocopy from which the name was obtained may have been in poor condition.
www.mennonitegenealogy.com /canada/post_1900_canada_migrations_sorted.htm   (330 words)

 1900 Canada Money Paper Resource > 1900 Canada Money Paper Data   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Of upper Canada passed an act the province of lower Canada paper issue since Canada became a British possession.
To expand outside Canada and the west indies s,we Newfoundland paper currency Norman w of world war ii money paid to captured Ontario from 1880 1900.
Canada geese nesting last supper, on quality paper, approx 14 X's.
www.putitdownonpaper.com /1900-canada-money-paper.html   (546 words)

 Dorval Hotels, Cheap Hotels in Dorval Canada
1900 Trans Canada Highway, Dorval, Quebec H9P2N4 Canada
hotelsvalued.com presents accomodations and hotels in Dorval, a city in the state of Quebec, Canada.
To help with your search, the address and star rating of each hotel is shown here if applicable.
www.hotelsvalued.com /pq-hotels/dorval.html   (157 words)

 European GSM 900/1800/1900 phone in Canada
As I understand it in Canada you have GSM 850 and 1900.
I found out that many of the phones that Nokia for instance sells/supports in Canada and U.S. are actually the very same "Triband" GSM 900/1800/1900 phones that are sold in Europe (without the 850 mhz band).
as long as they have the 1900 mhz frequency, they are considered compatible in Canada.
forums.canadiancontent.net /mobile-phones/37785-european-gsm-900-1800-1900-phone-canada.html#post564851   (1064 words)

 Sunshine Coast BC Canada
Powell River supports some of the finest educational, recreational and cultural facilities in Canada.
The community of Powell River lays claim to one of the mildest climates in all of Canada.
The sun shines 1400 - 1900 hours each year on average.
www.bigpacific.com   (776 words)

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