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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Canada
Canada exceeds in size both the united States and Australasia, and is almost as large as Europe.
Canada are quoted in the exports of 1906 at $120,518,297, that is more than half the total value of the exports for that year.
Canada there are still to be found descendants of the aborigines whom the white men met on landing three hundred years ago.
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  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
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 O Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"O Canada" joined that fray when school children sang it for the 1901 tour of Canada by the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall (later King George V and Queen Mary).
The English version that gained the widest currency was written in 1908 by Robert Stanley Weir, a lawyer and at the time Recorder of the City of Montréal.
The melody and French and English lyrics of "O Canada" are in the public domain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/O_Canada   (948 words)

  
 Civilization.ca - The History of Canada's Public Pensions
Because Canada was only beginning to have to deal with the severe social impact of industrialization and urbanization, it did not have a civil service that was either large enough or well enough prepared for these challenges.
Canada's Native peoples were not included in either provincial welfare programs or the federal program created by the 1908 Government Annuities Act.
It would not be until the 1950s that Canada's Native peoples took part in the national pension system.
www.civilization.ca /hist/pensions/cpp-a67-pe_e.html   (462 words)

  
 1908 Gold Sovereigns - Edward VII
In 1908, The Royal Mint in London, and the Australian mints in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, and the Ottawa Mint in Canada all issued sovereigns.
All dates of sovereigns from the Ottawa Canada mint are scarcer than other mintmarks, but for some years they are rare or very rare.
The 1908 Canada Mint sovereign is the rarest of all the dates of the Canada Mint issues, and we have yet to own one.
www.goldsovereigns.co.uk /1908sovereign.html   (420 words)

  
 1908 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1908 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar).
The Irish Universities Act, 1908 is passed and creates the National University of Ireland at Dublin and the Queen's University of Belfast.
The University of Alberta is founded in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1908   (1930 words)

  
 AGBU News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The earliest history of Armenians in Canada is mostly an unknown chapter.
Others arrived in Canada from the Ottoman Empire and Russia and a small number relocated from various regions of the U.S. The earliest history of Armenians in Canada is mostly an unknown chapter.
In 1908, Canada had classified Armenians as Asiatics, who along with Africans and Asians were considered undesirable.
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 Canada
Canada's border is defined as the 49th Parallel from Lake of the Woods to the Rocky Mountains.
Canada becomes the third nation in space with the launch of the satellite Alouette I (Sept. 29).
Canada is the first country to sign the international bio-diversity convention at the Earth Summit in Brazil (June).
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 Bank of Canada - Currency Museum
The coat of arms of Canada appear on the 50-cent coin and was designed by Thomas Shingles, a former Royal Canadian Mint engraver.
At the request of the Canadian government, the arms of Canada were granted by royal proclamation on 21 November 1921, by His Majesty King George V. The coat of arms contain the following components: the shield, ribbon, helm and mantling, crest, supporters, motto, four floral emblems, and the imperial crown.
The coat of arms of Canada is used mainly on official proclamations of the Government of Canada, public buildings, passports, certain coins, and on the insignia of the Canadian Forces.
www.currencymuseum.ca /eng/learning/coins_50cent.php   (335 words)

  
 Information about Canada FDC: 30¢ Champlain 1908   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Canada's marvelous stamp issues are a proud reflection of the dignity and strength of the country itself.
This bright, red-orange colored stamp, issued on July 16, 1908, was designed by the American Bank Note Company, Ltd., of Ottawa and quickly became a favorite of nearly all Canadians.
Champlain is, of all the explorers, the real founder of Canada, and he himself would have been pleased to be thought so.
www.unicover.com /EA4NC647.htm   (439 words)

  
 Scouts Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The name was changed to Boy Scouts of Canada and to Scouts Canada in 1976.
The mission is to contribute to the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their communities.
Scouts Canada is fully coeducational, with 5 programs including Beavers (for children aged 5-7 years); Cubs (8-10); Scouts (11-14); Venturers (14-17); and Rovers (young adults 17-26).
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /PrinterFriendly.cfm?Params=A1ARTA0007235   (134 words)

  
 Century of Struggle and Sucess - Part II The Family
The men were able to prove that they were previous residents returning back to Canada and were allowed to complete their journey.
Their wives and children and in the case of Hakim Singh Hundal his aged mother were denied entry into Canada and no steamship line would sell them a ticket to Canada.
Once in Canada the two women and their children were again detained and faced deportation.
www.sikhs.org /100th/part2a.html   (729 words)

  
 Scouts Canada - TheBestLinks.com - Scouting, 1914, 1908, 1946, ...
In the spring of 1908, just months after the book "Scouting for Boys" was published in England, Scouting came to Canada.
Scouting was carried on as part of the Scout Association overseas department until The Canadian General Council of the Boy Scout Association was incorporated by an Act of the Canadian Parliament on June 12, 1914.
In 1976 the Scouts Canada logo was introduced and the organization, by its By-laws, adopted the name Scouts Canada.
www.thebestlinks.com /Scouts_Canada.html   (289 words)

  
 The AOL CANADA Crossword   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Then, in 1908, almost 30 years after the original French version, the English lyrics on which today’s anthem is based, were finally written by Mr.
The same dream was also shared by most of the athletes on Team Canada, so it is surprising that more of them weren’t able to make it to the tiers of the podiums at Sydney.
Canada's medal shortage at Sydney has left podium pundits to pronounce that if Canada wants Gold, it has to spend Gold to support its athletes in the same way smaller nations such as Australia do.
www.viewz.com /crossword/aboutolympianspuzzle.htm   (759 words)

  
 Privacy Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For example, if you withdraw your consent, GM Canada may not be able to provide you or continue to provide you with the services or information about products or services or related promotions that may be of value to you.
While GM Canada uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate, complete and current, we often rely on you to inform us about changes to your contact or other relevant information (e.g., name, address, telephone number, etc.).
We recommend that you review the privacy practices of the GM Canada Dealer or Retailer with whom you are dealing to ensure that you understand their privacy practices and procedures.
www.gmcanada.com /english/about/help/privacy   (1899 words)

  
 Citizenship
Mission to England to confer with the British authorities on the subject of immigration to Canada from Orient, and immigration from India in particular.
Report by W.L. Mackenzie King on his mission to England to confer with the British authorities on the subject of immigration to Canada from the Orient and immigration from India in particular.
Stevens, H. The Oriental problem, dealing with Canada as affected by the immigration of Japanese, Hindus and Chinese.
www.yorku.ca /gmcr/gender_home_nation/history.htm   (409 words)

  
 Okey Family Genealogy: Fourth Generation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
She married William Stuart Holmes Prince Albert, Sask., Canada, June 21, 1908.
William was born in Chatham, Ontario, Canada June 17, 1878.
With her sister, Margaret, Jean was one of the first stenographers in western Canada.
members.iquest.net /~sokey/uft/d0/i0000036.htm   (258 words)

  
 1908   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
1908: Empress Dowager Cixi, popularly known in China as the Western Empress Dowager, died on November 15 at the age of 72.
The mourner’s prayer was recited, as hundreds of dignitaries, Holocaust survivors and admirers bade farewell to legendary Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal.
Lopez, born on Aug. 20, 1908, in Tampa, managed the Indians from 1951 to 1956.
www.wikiverse.org /1908   (1033 words)

  
 Ottawa Mint Canada Gold Sovereigns
It made good sense to produce British sovereigns close to the gold mining source areas, rather than ship the gold to London to be made into coin, then possibly ship it back again.
It opened on January 2nd 1908, and this was the first date of British gold sovereign to be minted in Canada, although it is one of the two extremely rare dates.
It is possible that only a handful of the 1908 mintage survive, making this an extremely rare coin.
www.goldsovereigns.com /ottawamintcanada.html   (482 words)

  
 1888 in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
See also: 1887 in Canada other events of 1888 1889 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
It is a primary account of a child's life growing up in Montana and Canada in the early part of the twentieth century.
Margaret (Peggy) Bell's life spanned some 94 years, from 1888-1982, and her story is as exciting and troublin...
www.freeglossary.com /1888_in_Canada   (349 words)

  
 1908 In Canada Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 1883 in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
See also: 1882 in Canada other events of 1883 1884 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
Canada's national policy, 1883-1900: A study in Canadian-American relations
Priest's Progress: The Journey of Francis Norbert Blanchet from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific in Three Parishes
www.freeglossary.com /1883_in_Canada   (246 words)

  
 Okey Family Genealogy: Fourth Generation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He married Jean Isobel Macarthur Prince Albert, Sask., Canada, June 21, 1908.
Jean was born in Duck Lake, Sask., Canada November 8, 1883.
Margaret Isobel Holmes (#37) was born Prince Albert, Sask., Canada June 17, 1917.
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 The Royal Canadian Mint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The government had a free rein as far as coinage was concerned, since the banks did not issue their own coins.
In 1908, The Royal Mint in London established a branch in Ottawa.
From then on, Canada no longer used gold to guarantee its bank notes, except for a brief period from 1926 to 1931.
collections.ic.gc.ca /bank/english/rcanmint.htm   (249 words)

  
 i0000044   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
John died 07 Dec 1923 in London Ontario Canada, at 63 years of age.
He married Elizabeth BRANCH in London Ontario Canada, 24 Dec 1903.
At 48 years of age John became the father of Arthur Robert IRVING in Guelph Ontario Canada, 02Jul 1908.
www.qsl.net /g4xag/i0000044.htm   (135 words)

  
 GM Global Operations: Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
General Motors of Canada Limited is the largest automaker in the country, directly employing 19,000 employees.
We also have 759 vehicle dealerships and retail outlets, the most in Canada from coast to coast.
GM Canada is Canada's largest exporter and manufactures more vehicles in Canada than any other automaker.
www.gm.com /company/corp_info/global_operations/north_america/cana.html   (103 words)

  
 National Anthem: O Canada
Lavallée was, in fact, known as "Canada's national musician" and it was on this account that he was asked to compose the music for a poem written by Judge Adolphe-Basile Routhier.
English Canada in general probably first heard "O Canada" when school children sang it when the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall (later King George V and Queen Mary) toured Canada in 1901.
A slightly modified version of the 1908 poem was published in an official form for the Diamond Jubilee of Confederation in 1927, and has since been generally accepted in English speaking Canada.
www.pch.gc.ca /progs/cpsc-ccsp/sc-cs/anthem_e.cfm   (2878 words)

  
 Chalmers of Alvah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Hanna Jessie BRUCE (#1267) was born in Speymouth, Scotland 14 February 1915.
Marjorie BRUCE (#1271) was born in Didsbury Alberta, British Columba, Canada 18 March 1927.
Alice May BRUCE (#1273) was born in Didsbury Alberta, British Columba, Canada 30 May 1931.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~chalmersofalvah/I0001254.HTM   (299 words)

  
 National Association of Japanese Canadians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
1908 - With agreement from Japan, the government of Canada limited the number of male immigrants to 400 per year.
Although in 1908 the number of Japanese men who could immigrate to Canada was limited to 400 yearly, there was no limit on women.
These “picture brides” began arriving in 1908 and at their peak in 1913 some 300 to 400 came to Canada
www.najc.ca /history4.php   (149 words)

  
 1908   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
1908 is a leap yearstarting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar).
The third Summer Olympic Games are held in London, England.
Xuantong Emperor of China, Qing Qynasty (1908- 1912)
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 Thomas Whitlock, b: -
Born: 1876, Canada Marr: 1908 Died: 1954, Canada
Born: 1876, Canada Marr: 1908  Died: 1954, Canada
Born: 11 DEC 1878 - Elder Mills, Vaughan Township, York County, Ontario, Canada
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 Margaret Pearl Champ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Frank was born in Gladstone, Ontario, Canada, and moved with his parents to Woodstock, Ontario, when he was 20 years of age.
In February, 1908, he emigrated to the United States by way of Niagara Falls, New York.
He married Margaret Champ, who was born in St. Catharines, Ontario, and also emigrated to the United States by way of Blackrock, in June 1917.
homepage.mac.com /robkingwell/Kingwell/PS01/PS01_082.HTM   (226 words)

  
 Histoire du chanvre au Canada – 1908-1920 : La diabolisation de la drogue | Bloc Pot | Légalisation du cannabis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Histoire du chanvre et de la prohibition au Canada
En sa qualité de citoyen, il soumit un rapport intitulé « Le besoin de supprimer le trafic d'opium au Canada ».
En 1920, une année avant que MacKenzie King ne devienne Premier Ministre du Canada, le Ministère de la santé fonda le Bureau des drogues dangereuses et fut chargé de mettre en application la législation sur les narcotiques.
blocpot.qc.ca /node/21   (346 words)

  
 Coin Page: 1908 Canada Cent Toned, Edward 7
Coin Page: 1908 Canada Cent Toned, Edward 7
Determine value from Ebay completed auctions for 1908 Canada Cent Toned, Edward 7
REV of 1908 Canada Cent Toned, Edward 7
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