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  CANADA - LoveToKnow Article on CANADA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 geese including the Canada goose, the Arctic goose or wavey, the laughing goose, the brant and othersall breed inthe northern regions, but are found in great numbers throughout the several provinces, passing north in the spring and south in the autumn.
1907 the area under oats in Ontario was 2,932,509 acres and yielded 83,524,301 bushels, the area being almost as Large as that of the acreage under hay and larger than the combined total of the other principal cereals grown in the province.
56.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CA/CANADA.htm   (20927 words)

 Canadian Red Ensign - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1924, the Red Ensign was approved for use on Canadian government buildings outside Canada, and in 1945, the flag was officially approved for use by government buildings inside Canada as well, and once again flew over Parliament.
From 1865 until Canadian Confederation in 1867, the United Province of Canada could also have used a blue ensign, but there is little evidence such a flag was ever used.
In recent years, many far-right and neo-Nazi groups in Canada, particularly those affiliated with Paul Fromm, have attempted to appropriate the Canadian Red Ensign as a symbol of their movement to emphasize what they assert is their adherence to traditional Canadian values.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_Red_Ensign   (829 words)

MAGDA was born 1878 in Noul Roman, Fagaras, Romania, and died February 26, 1962 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
She was born December 25, 1906 in Romania, and died March 28, 1974 in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.
She married JOSEF C. He was born November 27, 1908 in Canada, and died December 19, 1986.
www.geocities.com /mariannelcook/Magda1.html   (230 words)

 Natural Resources Canada - Trailblazers
As a geologist for the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC), he explored and mapped more than 12,000 kilometres of harsh terrain in the wilds of Labrador and northern Quebec in the late 1800s.
Albert was appointed Director of the GSC in 1906 and then Deputy Minister of the Department of Mines in 1907.
Though the expedition was scientific in nature, it was also Canada's first clear exercise of authority over its newly acquired northern lands.
www.nrcan.gc.ca /inter/trailblazers/albertlow_e.html   (767 words)

 Musical Canada
During the Parkhurst era, Musical Canada was essentially a 'journal of musical news and comments' devoted to concert reports and news about performers.
The abbreviation MCan is used to designate this journal throughout EMC; Musical Canada is used in EMC to refer to Musical Canada: Words and Music Honouring Helmut Kallmann, ed John Beckwith and Frederick A. Hall (Toronto 1988).
The title for this volume of essays was selected to recall the periodicals Musical Canada and Le Canada musical.
thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=U1ARTU0002500   (336 words)

 Selections from Sir Wilfrid Laurier at conservativeforum.org
He believed that the role of government was not to force action in any one direction but to remove barriers to citizens' efforts to achieve personal and social improvement.
His fifteen years of government were among the most vigorous in Canada's history as Confederation was expanded and immigrants flooded to the land of freedom and opportunity.
Canada has been modest in its history, in my estimation, is only commencing.
www.conservativeforum.org /authquot.asp?ID=870   (218 words)

 Canada in the Making - Constitutional History
With the passing of the British North America Act in 1867, Canada became a Dominion in the British Commonwealth and John A. Macdonald became Canada's first prime minister.
The French-speaking population of Canada was also sharply divided, a fact that was reflected in the first election after Confederation in 1867.
One of the key events in the development of Canada's national identity and independence was the tragedy of World War I. The dependence of the British on the Dominions (including Newfoundland, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa) for men and raw materials gave greater leverage to those governments.
www.canadiana.org /citm/themes/constitution/constitution13_e.html   (855 words)

 Imaging Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The student responses delineate tensions between a Canada iconified by the raced and gendered image of a white male Mountie in snowy forests or a frozen tundra that could be a part of the U.S., and the image of a sovereign, multicultural, bilingual Canada.
Within and without Canada the Mountie image has been used to signify the Canadian nation, and as such is one index of who belongs to the nation and who does not.
Obviously, this cultural and economic colonization of Canada differs greatly from what Edward Said describes as ``direct colonialism,'' annexation, and the ``implantation of settlements on distant territory'' that the U.S. was actively pursuing in the Pacific during the same period (Said 1994, 8).
info.wlu.ca /~wwwpress/jrls/cjc/BackIssues/23.4/gittings.html   (5436 words)

 Canada Dry soda cone top cans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1907, the name "Canada Dry" was given to a pale dry ginger ale that McLaughlin developed.
Canada Dry products were placed in many early type bottles such as the blob top, Hutchinson type, and machine made embossed bottles with paper labels.
Canada Dry's debut with cans began about 1951 with a Spur Cola cone top can accented by a silver border around the shield logo.
gono.com /v-tours/sodacone/scone8cdry.htm   (232 words)

 Hansard Association of Canada -- U.K. 1907 transcipt
I am more familiar with the method of producing the Parliamentary Debates in Canada, and I may say that the results in Canada are even more satisfactory and more remarkable than those obtained in the case of the United States Congress.
They come eight to ten days late; and I imagine that the chief practical use of a record of the debates is for the purpose of answering speeches which were made in debate on the previous day; and of course our present record is quite useless for that purpose.
There is a peculiar complication in Canada, too, which makes it more difficult, which is, that they have a French edition as well; that is issued a little later in the day.
www.hansard.ca /uk1907.html   (5506 words)

 WATARI DORI: Immigration History
In 1949 Irene returned to Canada, determined to live the better life that her father set out to find years before.
The Issei were usually young and literate and came from the overcrowded fishing and farming villages on the southern Japanese islands of Kyush and Honshu(1).
In 1907, however, Canada insisted that Japan limit the migration of males to Canada to 400 per year.
www.whitepinepictures.com /seeds/i/8/history1.html   (449 words)

 Encyclopedia: 1904
1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar).
August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar.
Gustave Biéler At the age of twenty, Gustave Biéler emigrated to Canada where he settled in the city of Montreal...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1904   (10387 words)

The Canada file has been totally reworked to accomodate birth and marriage contributions from readers, the 1881 Census of Canada and Dalton extracts from the Canadian Expeditionary Forces of World War I that include, British, Irish, Americans, Scots and one New Zealand soldier.
Canada; husband James Dalton, age 31 born Illinois; sons Lee W. and William born, KS; brother Nathaniel age 19, born IL.
Canada; wife age 35 born Canada; children Mary 11, Dinah age 9,Ann age 3 and Rosanna age 1 month; father age 64 b.
daltondata.0pi.com /newcanada.html   (12735 words)

 Jesuits of Upper Canada - Upper Canada Province - A Brief History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
When the Jesuits did return to Canada, in 1842, it was at the request of Bishop Ignace Bourget of Montreal and, like their predecessors two centuries earlier, they came from France.
In 1907, they were numerous and prosperous enough to constitute the independent Province of Canada, charged with six parishes, four colleges, and some twenty mission stations.
In that year the Province of Canada was divided in two along linguistic lines, with some one hundred and thirty English-speaking members grouped together in the Vice-Province of Upper Canada, while four hundred and twenty-eight French-Canadians constituted the Province of Lower Canada.
www.jesuits.ca /history/summary.html   (3362 words)

 Agriculture Canada / Lacombe Research Station 1907-1982   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Early Agricultural Experimentation in Canada, 1812 to 1907 (cont.)
His first priority was the demonstrational testing of crops, cultural practices, crop rotations, livestock housing, nutrition and management, and the use of manure as fertilizer.
Cognizant of the hardiness required for plant production in Canada, he imported from Russia seed of the Siberian crab apple, the Siberian pea tree or caragana, and numerous varieties of cereal and forage crops.
collections.ic.gc.ca /agrican/pubweb/hs180005.asp   (402 words)

 Greene, Major-General Francis Vinton, Niagara Power and the Future of Ontario
The Empire Club of Canada Speeches 1906-1907 (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907) pp.
Canada's finances, population, railways, canals, size, natural resources, costs of defence.
Considering the attitude of the United States towards Canada, in the past not wise.
www.empireclubfoundation.com /details.asp?SpeechID=2425   (349 words)

 Volunteers - Sailing Yacht Canada Restoration Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A new hollow mast is installed, the bowsprit is further shortened and the gaff is removed converting CANADA from a gaff-rigged sloop to a Marconi sloop.
CANADA is converted to a yawl, the centerboard is shortened and a new 24 HP Morris engine is installed.
CANADA is moved by rail from Saint John, NB.
www.sycrp.ca /timeline02.html   (470 words)

 Fathers of Confederation
Howland held numerous prestigious positions in his lifetime: a minister in the first Dominion cabinet of Canada; the Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario from 1868 to 1873, and Postmaster General of Canada in 1867.
MacDonald was appointed to the Senate of Canada and he remained in the Senate until his death in Ottawa on 21 march 1912.
Mowat was a pioneer of the regulatory and the welfare state in Canada.
www.canadainfolink.ca /confederation.htm   (4058 words)

 Alpine Club of Canada - Mountain Culture and Publications
The Alpine Club of Canada is a proud sponsor of the Banff Mountain Festivals.
The Canadian Alpine Journal, published annually since 1907, is Canada's record of mountaineering accomplishments.
The Gazette newsletter is published three times per year, containing information about Club activities and happenings, as well as mountaineering, safety, and international articles, section news and classified ads.
www.alpineclubofcanada.ca /publications   (322 words)

 Report on the Industrial Disputes Investigation Act of Canada, 1907: report to the Board of Trade on the Industrial ...
As a result of a dispute on the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1902, the Railway Labour Disputes Act, 1903, was passed.
Its essence is that by providing for impartial enquiry, it permits the public to obtain full knowledge of the causes of a dispute and gives time for an element of calm judgment to be introduced.
Despite the differences between Canada and Great Britain, powers of investigation and recommendation would be an advantage in this country, at any rate in cases in which the public were likely to be seriously affected.
www.bopcris.ac.uk /bopall/ref7333.html   (427 words)

 1908 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1907 in Canada, other events of 1908, 1909 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
The Opium and Narcotics Act is passed banning certain drugs in Canada
February 1 - Louis Rasminsky, Governor of the Bank of Canada
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1908_in_Canada   (230 words)

 African American Registry: A distinquished actor, Canada Lee
*This date marks the birth of Canada Lee in 1907.
Canada Lee met with difficult times when the Hollywood fllist began keeping so-called “radicals” out of work.
The conservative movie industry would not consider him as "safe." Canada Lee died from uremic poisoning on May 5th 1952.
www.aaregistry.com /african_american_history/545/A_distinquished_actor_Canada_Lee   (260 words)

 1907 in Canada -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
(additional info and facts about list of 'years in Canada') list of 'years in Canada'.
August 29 - Part of the under-construction (A cantilever bridge in Quebec) Quebec Bridge collapses in (The French-speaking capital of the province of Quebec; situated on the Saint Lawrence River) Quebec City killing 75 construction workers and injuring 11.
September 7 - An anti-Asian riot attacks (A port city in southwestern British Columbia on an arm of the Pacific Ocean opposite Vancouver Island; Canada's chief Pacific port and third largest city) Vancouver's Chinatown
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1907_in_Canada.htm   (419 words)

 Monica Adam
Monica Adam was born on 14 July 1907 in Canada the daughter of Beatrice Eleanor Man and James Graham Adam.
She married Francis Charles Lynch Staunton on 21 September 1929 in Canada.
Francis was born 18 March 1905 in Bornin, Ontario, Canada and died on 25 September 1990 in Canada.
www.manfamily.org /Monica_Adam.htm   (65 words)

 Leacock, Prof. Stephen B., Education and Empire Unity
The question as to what will be the ultimate destiny of Canada.
A reading of part of the speaker's pamphlet, "Greater Canada," urging that "We will be your colony no longer.
The speaker's belief that there is need now for an Imperial movement in Canada.
www.empireclubfoundation.com /details.asp?SpeechID=2436&FT=yes   (345 words)

 Agriculture Canada / Lacombe Research Station 1907-1982   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Early Agricultural Experimentation in Canada, 1812 to 1907
Viewed in retrospect, the Selkirk settlement of 1812 was itself a grandiose experiment in agriculture; but during its formative years there were three specific attempts to develop experimental farm units.
Confederation in Canada was followed within a year by an Act for organization of the Department of Agriculture.
collections.ic.gc.ca /agrican/pubweb/hs180004.asp   (635 words)

 Bryce, P.H., Civic Responsibility and the Increase of Immigration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Thinking of Canada as an organism, subject to the laws of evolution as is any other individual organism in the vegetable or in the animal world.
Applying this process of looking at things to society; studying society intelligently by looking upon it as an organism made up of individual units, just as the cells make up the individual body.
The situation as we find it in Toronto today and in our other large cities due mainly to the fact that we have seen Canada grow enormously in population during a period of 5-6 years.
www.empireclubfoundation.com /details.asp?SpeechID=2428   (252 words)

 Canada: Index of Pages
Canada - the Red Ensign (flag before 1965)
Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada (ANAVET)
Canada Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist) / Parti communiste du Canada
flagspot.net /flags/ca_.html   (54 words)

 Trafford Publishing: The Home Child
An engaging novel about an English orphan who comes to Canada to be a home child as part of a lucrative child slave movement.
Canada and Australia, young nations trying hard and fast to grow up, engaged in an organized, lucrative child slave movement with mother England.
In 1972, after graduating, I relocated to Montreal, Quebec, Canada and took up residence in the western part of the Island and worked for Bell Canada.
www.trafford.com /robots/03-0913.html   (3785 words)

 Historical Flags
The Tricolor was introduced in the 1840's and about 20 years later became something of a national flag for the French Canadian Nationalists.
Unofficial Flag of Canada during 1907 - 1924
Credits are fully given to the known authors of any material that was used to put this article together.
www.inglewoodcarecentre.com /history/historyflags.htm   (164 words)

 Map of canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Canada occupies the northern half (precisely 41%) of North America.
Map of Canada Detail of Railway Map of the Dominion of Canada, 1907, annotated by DTM personnel in January 1913 to show the status of
Canada has opened a new embassy in Germany that celebrates the reunified and a 6.4-metre bronze canoe engraved with a map of Canada's major waterways,
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