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  CBC - Canada Votes 2006 - Voter Toolkit
The office of the Chief Electoral Officer for Canada was established in 1920, leading to the recognition of several new classes of voters throughout the land.
The Elections Canada definition of this term is almost poetic: "The place of ordinary residence of a person is the place that has always been, or that has been adopted as, his or her dwelling place, and to which the person intends to return when away from it.
Canada's 12th Parliament was allowed to run for almost six years only because of a temporary amendment contained in a 1916 revision to the British North America Act.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/voterstoolkit/faqs.html   (6671 words)

 1911 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1910 in Canada, other events of 1911, 1912 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada is founded.
Dominion Parks Branch is established, the world's first national park service, now called Parks Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1911_in_Canada   (178 words)

 1911 in Canada - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
See also: 1910 in Canada, other events of 1911, 1912 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada is founded.
1911 in Canada, Events, Births, Deaths and 1911 in Canada.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/1911_in_Canada   (192 words)

 LAURIER, SIR WILFRID. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He studied law at McGill Univ. His premiership of Canada (1896–1911), the first to be held by a French Canadian, was the longest continuous term in the history of the dominion.
He served (1874–78) in the Canadian House of Commons, where he worked for moderate protection and for cooperation between the French and British in Canada, an objective which was his lifelong concern.
When in 1911 his party met defeat on the question of trade reciprocity with the United States, he resigned.
www.bartleby.com /aol/65/la/Laurier.html   (273 words)

 AUCTIONONTARIO/1911 Silver Dollar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Strictly speaking, the 1911 silver dollar is not a "true" coin, but rather a pattern or trial piece, and was never released for general circulation.
One specimen is now owned by the Bank of Canada, and is on display in the Bank of Canada Currency Museum in Ottawa, together with the lead strike which was used to mint the pattern coins.
It was not until 1935, that the first fully circulating Canadian silver dollar was issued to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the accession to the throne of King George V. The obverse depicts the anniversary portrait of George V, with the reverse bearing the standard voyageur design.
www.auctionontario.ca /1911sd.htm   (524 words)

 Canada Post - Press Releases - Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From the days of Canada’s infancy, through its tumultuous teenage years and growth into a responsible adult player on the world stage, there has been one magazine that has not only reported the news to Canadians, but has taken an active role in the discussion of the issues.
Canada Post is proud to honour 100 years of journalistic excellence by Maclean’s magazine with a commemorative stamp issued today.
The magazine spotlights Canada's rising talent, thinkers and doers from business to entertainment, from politics to sports and provides a forum for a new generation of Canadian writers, illustrators and photographers.
www.canadapost.ca /textonly/personal/corporate/about/newsroom/pr/archive-e.asp?prid=1054   (639 words)

 Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1867 3 British selfgoverning colonies in Northern America (Canada, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia) were united into a new federal selfgoverning colony, also named Canada.
Following the Imperial Conference of 1926 Canada became one of the equal members of the British Empire and in 1931, with the Statute of Westminster, it finally achieved full sovereignty, while remaining a member of the British Commonwealth.
Sir William O'Grady Haly 1810 - 1878 In 1871 all British troops - except a garrison at Halifax until 1905 - left Canada and responsability for the defence of Canada was entrusted to a permanent Canadian militia.
www.geocities.com /CapitolHill/Rotunda/2209/Canada.html   (4118 words)

 Canada Bank Notes
He immigrated to Canada in 1820 and became a lawyer in 1836.
The Dominion of Canada was formed in 1867 with Macdonald as the first Prime Minister.
Canada, located north of the United States spanning the full breath of the northern portion of North America from Atlantic to Pacific oceans, is a member of the British Commonwealth.
www.tomchao.com /na/na9b.html   (195 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for 1911
Treaty, near Wabash, Ind. From 1877 to 1911 he was editor and proprietor of the Atchison, Kans., Daily Globe, and in 1911 he established E. Howe's Monthly.
He studied law at McGill Univ. His premiership of Canada (1896-1911), the first to be held by a French Canadian, was the longest continuous term in the history of the dominion.
He studied at the Univ. of Copenhagen (Ph.D. 1911) and carried on research on the structure of the atom at Cambridge under Sir James J. Thomson and at Manchester under Lord Ernest Rutherford.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=1911&StartAt=31   (447 words)

 Chinese-Canadian Genealogy - Census - 1911 Census of Canada
Chinese-Canadian Genealogy - Census - 1911 Census of Canada
The 1911 census was held on June 1, 1911.
A complete set of digitized images from the original 1911 census is available in the Library and Archives Canada Census of Canada, 1911 database.
www.vpl.ca /ccg/1911_Census.html   (402 words)

 Document relatifs aux relations extérieures du Canada
The purpose of the conference is the negotiation of a convention to replace that of 1911 between the same four countries (the United Kingdom represented Canada in 1911).
Since 1911, Canada has joined in a number of regional agreements for the conservation of fish and sea mammals, and such agreements are desirable not only for conservation reasons but also because they help to prevent international disputes.
The 1911 convention was negotiated because widespread pelagic sealing (the killing of seals at sea) had seriously reduced the number of fur seals in the North Pacific.
www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca /department/history/dcer/details-fr.asp?intRefId=1551   (1315 words)

 Selections from Sir Wilfrid Laurier at conservativeforum.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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)

 The Peopling of Canada (1891-1921): Canada in 1921
Canada in the 1920s was a very different place than Canada in the 1890s.
Overall, between 1911 and 1921 the number of farms in Canada continued to increase.
At the end of the Settlement Era, Canada's population was still primarily of British and French origin.
www.ucalgary.ca /applied_history/tutor/canada1891/ch7.html   (815 words)

 1911 Census of Canada
1911 census district 058 Brockville at ArchiviaNet [18,531] 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891 1901
1911 census district 092 Lennox and Addington at ArchiviaNet [20,386] 1851 Addington 1851 Lennox 1861 Lennox & Addington 1871 1881 1891 Lennox
1911 census district 100 Norfolk at ArchiviaNet [27,110] 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891 1901
www.ogs.on.ca /ogspi/1/1.htm   (3979 words)

In addition to electing a Chief for the Dominion of Canada, it was recommended that there should also be elected one hundred and eleven subordinate chieftains of provinces, electoral divisions, counties, localities and townships to represent all the Frasers, estimated by John Fraser de Berry to be about 12,000.
We are fortunate that the members of CFS of Canada, some of whom are descended from the dedicated people involved in these early Clan Fraser organizations, are very much interested in learning more about their heritage in Canada and Scotland.
It is probably safe to say that the majority of the descendants of Scottish immigrants to Canada have benefitted from the courage, hardship and perseverance of their ancestors in forging new lives while clinging to the old culture and traditions.
www.clanfraser.ca /canada.htm   (2287 words)

 Civilization.ca - Oracle - Immigration to Western Canada
There were a number of groups from outside Canada that also came and settled together in the Prairie West prior to 1890.
Between 1896 and 1911 the flood of immigrants Canada had been expecting finally arrived.
In 1901, the number was 414 000 and by 1911 it had risen to 1 328 000 people.
www.civilization.ca /educat/oracle/modules/ckitzan/page02_e.html   (843 words)

 Canada: A Changing Society
A survey history, it traces the evolution of Canadian citizenship and the role played by immigration in the development of Canada from the turn of the century until 1977, when the last major amendment to the Citizenship Act was made.
Each book acts as a record for all of the names of the Canadians who fought and lost their lives in each of the six wars.
A research project that started in a classroom in Ontario and is done in schools across Canada.
www.edselect.com /canadachange.htm   (1461 words)

 FreeSurnameSearch.com - Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Census of Canada, 1901 : Digitized images of the original census returns, which record age, nationality, religion, profession, income, education, etc for every single resident of Canada on 31 March 1901.
National Archives of Canada -- Colonial Archives : The Colonial Archives Database contains over 70,000 detailed descriptions (file or item) of textual documents in the archival collection, pertaining primarily to the British and French colonial periods and archival collections relating to the Catholic Church.
Western Canada Land Grants (1870-1930) : Letters Patent issued by the Lands Patent Branch of the Department of the Interior.
www.freesurnamesearch.com /search/canada/indexen.html   (1639 words)

Canada is a federation of ten provinces (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan) and three territories (Northwest Territories, Yukon, and as of April 1, 1999, Nunavut).
Canada was taken for France in 1534 by Jacques Cartier.
At that time the population of Canada was almost entirely French, but in the next few decades, thousands of British colonists emigrated to Canada from the British Isles and from the American colonies.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107386.html   (2141 words)

 netox.com - Important information on republican revolution of 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The term can also refer to the 1911 Xinhai Revolution that led to the establishment of the Republic of China.
He had admired statesmen who opposed imperialism, but on 6 December 1911 he had...
The Republican Revolution of 1911 Failure of reform from the top and the fiasco of the Boxer Uprising convinced many Chinese that the only real solution lay in outright revolution, in sweeping away the...
www.netox.com /search-j123/Republican-Revolution-of-1911.aspx   (319 words)

 1911 Canadian Pattern Silver Dollar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Of note is the 1911 pattern dollar listed as the rarest Canadian coin which was - coincidentally (?) - also owned by the author of this list.
The Emperor – Canada’s most famous coin was caught up in the great election campaign of 1911 – it may even have been a victim of it.
Canada’s King 1911 silver dollar vastly rarer than U.S. 1804 dollar, but garners few headlines.
www.1911dollar.com   (1605 words)

 1911 Gold Sovereign
Although George V aceeded to the throne on May 6th 1910, on the death of his father Edward VII, all British coins dated 1910 continued to use Edward's portrait, and 1911 was the first year in which coins were issued with George's portrait.
Fortunately, 1911 was a plentiful year for sovereigns, and this is reflected in the reasonable prices and excellent grades we can offer.
In 1911, sovereigns were issued at the Royal Mint, London, and at Melbourne, Perth and Sydney in Australia, and also Ottawa in Canada.
www.goldsovereigns.co.uk /1911sovereign.html   (178 words)

 Canada in the Second World War
In 1867 the four existing provinces of Canada - Quebec, Ontario, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick - were united into one dominion of the British Empire.
By 1911 Canada had a population of 7.2 million.
Canada also provided facilities and personnel for the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan which produced 131,553 airmen for Commonwealth countries.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /2WWcanada.htm   (512 words)

 Fabled 1911 Canadian Dollar to be Auctioned in January
Struck as a pattern in 1911, this issue has carved a unique niche in Canadian numismatics and is, without a doubt, the most storied issue in the entire Canadian coin series.
It is generally thought that the dies for the 1911 Dollar were prepared in London and the coins produced in London.
The existence of the 1911 Dollar was pure speculation until the noted London coin dealer, B.A. Seaby, announced the acquisition of "The Emperor of Canadian Coins" in 1960.
coins.heritageauctions.com /common/info/press/default.php?ReleaseID=297   (498 words)

 Canada - Coat of Arms
In 1922, the shield of the arms of Canada replaced the quartered shield badge on the Canadian Red Ensign, Blue Ensign and the flag of the Governor-General.
The arrangement was based on the mistaken belief that putting the white band at the top of the shield was analogous to the label of an eldest son on the arms of his parents.
On 25 February 1931, slightly in advance of the Statute of Westminster, which gave legal form to Balfour's 1926 definition of Dominion status, the 1922 flag of the Governor-General was replaced by the royal crest on a blue flag, to show that he now represented the sovereign, and not the British government.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ca-arms.html   (1118 words)

 Banknotes - Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canada is the 38th country that has profited from Czeslaw Slania's exquisite burin.
The portrait features Sir Wilfrid Laurier, who was Canada's first French-Canadian Prime Minister, and held office from 1896 to 1911.
In the realm of international affairs, Prime Minister Borden enhanced Canada's diplomatic reputation and status as a sovereign nation.
slaniastamps.heindorffhus.dk /frame-BanknotesCanada.htm   (368 words)

 Heritage to offer 1911 Canadian dollar - 12/16/02
The only 1911 Canadian silver dollar known in private hands is being offered with several other major Canadian rarities Jan. 13 in New York City by Heritage World Coin Auctions.
The rarities are part of the virtually complete Sid and Alicia Belzberg collection of Canadian coinage, which encompasses more than 700 pieces of Canadian decimal coinage from 1858 on, and the separate coinages of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland prior to their joining the Confederation.
Only two examples of the silver 1911 Canadian dollar, nicknamed "Emperor of Canadian coins," are known to exist, one of which is permanently housed in the Bank of Canada Museum in Ottawa.
www.coinworld.com /ebay/news/121602/News-2.asp   (887 words)

 Western League 1911
James was from Guelph Ontario Canada and 1911 was his second full season with the Lopes.
Willis R. Cole was in centerfield for the Lopes in 1911.
He was 15-9 for the lopes in 1911.
marian.creighton.edu /~besser/baseball/lincoln1911.html   (768 words)

 NFB - Canada Vignettes: Don Messer - His Land and His Music - Charlie Chamberlain 1911-1972 Pt. 2
NFB - Canada Vignettes: Don Messer - His Land and His Music - Charlie Chamberlain 1911-1972 Pt.
Canada Vignettes: Don Messer - His Land and His Music - Charlie Chamberlain 1911-1972 Pt.
One of six Canada Vignettes from the NFB production Don Messer - His Land and His Music, featuring one of the principal performers, Charlie Chamberlain, who has since passed away.
www.nfb.ca /trouverunfilm/fichefilm.php?id=17986&lg=en&exp=Canada   (83 words)

 The Atlas of Canada - Density of Population, 1911 [Western Canada]
The Atlas of Canada - Density of Population, 1911 [Western Canada]
This map plate consists of two maps, each showing the density of population in every township as of 1911.
Maps in the Atlas of Canada are offered for personal, public non-commercial and commercial use and may be reproduced.
atlas.nrcan.gc.ca /site/english/maps/archives/2ndedition/peopleandsociety/population/page29_30   (148 words)

 Canadian Census » Genealogy Blog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The 1911 Census of Canada includes nine provinces, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan, and two territories — the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories.
The 1911 Census records, as with the 1901 and 1906 records, are not searchable by name.
Statistics Canada, in conjunction with Library and Archives Canada, will, as part of the 2006 Census public communications campaign, encourage Canadians to allow future access to their census records to preserve Canada’s history for future generations.
genealogyblog.com /index.php?cat=99   (3916 words)

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