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  1914 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1913 in Canada, other events of 1914, 1915 in Canada and the list of 'years in Canada'.
August 14 - Canada's War Measures Act is passed suspending all civil rights in Canada during a crisis.
Canada suspends the convertibility of the dollar into gold
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1914_in_Canada   (367 words)

  
 Canada - The Domain Of The North
CANADA does not like any reference to her fur trade as a national occupation.
Canada is sensitive to any reference to her fur trade for fear the world regard her as a perpetual fur domain.
So while Canada resents being regarded as a fur land, her domain of the North sends down something more than roaring winds—though winds are good things to shake dead leaves off the soul as well as off trees.
www.oldandsold.com /articles30/canada-17.shtml   (5730 words)

  
 Official History in Canada
Canada and the British Army 1846-1871: A Study in the Practice of Responsible Government (London: Longmans, 1936).
The Canadian Government appointed a correspondent in England to "give the public of Canada an account of the performance of Canadian troops" and that this would be done "by means of daily cables." The correspondent was an expatriate Canadian, Sir Max Aitken (better known as Lord Beaverbrook).
Before this could be done, Cruikshank believed that it would be necessary to write an account of military development in Canada prior to the outbreak of war in 1914, and he proceeded to do just that.
www.warchronicle.com /canada/official_history.htm   (5260 words)

  
 Imperial Munitions Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Imperial Munitions Board, established November 1915 in Canada by the British Ministry of Munitions, with Canadian government approval.
Headed by J.W., a prominent Toronto businessman, the board was responsible for letting contracts on behalf of the British government for the construction of war materials in Canada.
Under IMB direction Canada produced a wide variety of war materiel including shells, ships, explosives and training planes.
thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0003964   (94 words)

  
 Sources Cited in The Great Migration; the Atlantic crossing by sailingship since 1770 64003455
Lamond, Robert: Narrative of the Rise and Progress of Emigra- tion from the Counties of Lanark and Renfrew to the New Settlements in Upper Canada.
M'Donald, John: Narrative of a Voyage to Quebec and a Jour- ney from thence to New Lanark in Upper Canada.
Riddell, Walter: Diary of a Voyage from Scotland to Canada in 1833.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/becites/genealogy/immigrant/64003455.refs.html   (3813 words)

  
 Passport Canada: History of passports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The story of the Canadian passport is entwined in Canada's history, both as a colony of Great Britain and as a neighbour to the United States.
In order to protect the integrity of the travel document and to remain current with international security technology, Canada is a regular participant at ICAO conferences, and is recognized as a leader in technological developments in passport design and processing systems.
In recent years, Passport Canada has invested in new technology to modernize its operations and to create a passport that is among the most secure in the world.
www.pptc.gc.ca /passport_office/history_e.asp   (1408 words)

  
 CBC News Indepth: Remembrance Day
In 2003, Canada marked the 50th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice by unveiling the Monument to Canadian Fallen at Confederation Park in Ottawa.
During the Battle of Ypres in 1915, Canadian Lt.-Col. John McCrae was inspired to write the poem In Flanders Fields on sighting the poppies growing beside a grave of a close friend who had died in battle.
The poem was a great inspiration in adopting the poppy as the Flower of Remembrance in Canada, France, the U.S, Britain and Commonwealth countries.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/remembranceday   (789 words)

  
 Ensigns
This exchange in the early years of the twentieth century was a war over symbols, but it reflected a larger dichotomy between loyalties: whether the primary loyalty was to the whole, that is the empire, or to the part, the dominion.
Not until 1910 did Canada have a navy, at which time it placed the Canadian badge on a Blue Jack because the white ensign of the Royal Navy was on the stern.
The red maple leaf in the crest, consistent with the national colours, was in striking contrast to the colour of the leaves on the shield.
fraser.cc /FlagsCan/Nation/Ensigns.html   (9955 words)

  
 Canada free essays
This unity has been advantageous for Canada, as far as the outcomes of battles are concerned.
Canada’s success as military power was well proven during the battles of Ypres, Somme, and Vimy Ridge.
Between the years of 1915-1917, Canada gained recognition for their military unity because of the battles which took place during this period of time.
www.needfreeessays.com /viewpaper/6562.html   (259 words)

  
 Statistics Canada: Historical Statistics of Canada
As a result of the popularity and rapid expansion of non-university education, the ratio of university to non-university enrolment fell from 2.3 in 1951 to 1.7 in 1975.
Although figures at the Canada level are presented from 1861 to 1975, developments in the 1960s and 1970s are most noteworthy.
SOURCE: for 1960 to 1975, Education in Canada, 1973 to 1976, for 1958 to 1959, Statistics Canada, unpublished data; for 1955 to 1957, Historical Statistics of Canada; for 1920 to 1950, Survey of Higher Education, (Catalogue 81-211), various issues.
www.statcan.ca /english/freepub/11-516-XIE/sectionw/sectionw.htm   (6784 words)

  
 Park Prisoners: The Untold Story of Western Canada's National Parks, 1915-1946. by eslie Bella   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In Canada, we are proud of our national parks, among the best-protected and largest such parks in the world, with landscapes that attract world-heritage status.
The voices of the workers themselves, however, are largely missing, and we can only assume the extent of the pain, misery, and humiliation of those forced into park labour because Canadians did not want them as neighbours or as workers.
Today Canada again faces massive unemployment, particularly in some regions of the country, and governments are again promoting work for relief as a solution.
www.utpjournals.com /product/chr/781/park18.html   (437 words)

  
 1915   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1915 HMS Revenge (1915) 1915 in Canada HMS Malaya (1915) 1915 in aviation 1915 in sports 1915 in science 1915 in literature 1915 in film 1915 in music HMS Resolution (1915) Heads of State in 1915 HMS Royal Sovereign (1915) Regeneration (1915 movie) List of state leaders in 1915
Aero View of Middletown in 1915 Panoramic bird's-eye view of town in 1915, from the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.
Armenian Genocide 1915 A poster campaign and a Flash movie that portrays the events of 1915 through photographs and quotations.
www.purpleuniverse.com /free_associate-1915.html   (173 words)

  
 Sir Sanford Fleming (1827-1915)
He came to Canada as a surveyor, and later became one of the foremost railway engineers of his time.
Bowley, R. Sir Sandford Fleming and the Unfolding of Canada (1845-1915): A Philatelic Study.
Grant, George M. Ocean to Ocean: Sandford Fleming's Expedition through Canada in 1872: Being a Diary Kept During a Journey from the Atlantic to the Pacific with the Expedition of the Engineer-in-Chief of the Canadian Pacific and Intercolonial Railways.
webexhibits.org /daylightsaving/ref/Sandford.html   (664 words)

  
 USW Canada: Al King (1915 - 2003)
In it, Al chronicled the merger between the Steelworkers and the Mine Mill and Smelter Workers, particularly in Western Canada.
Al’s stories, whether in print or in conversation, are in fact riveting accounts of neglected events in Canada’s social history.
Like the struggles outlined in the book, Al King in person was an engaging, vigorous defender of workers’ rights, whether that was the battle for recognition of occupational cancers in mining or the building of the union (Local 480) at Cominco.
www.uswa.ca /program/content/1674.php?lan=en&   (293 words)

  
 John HALES
Born APR 1860 in Ohio and of East Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio in 1860 and of Euclid, Cuyahoga, Ohio in 1880 and Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio in 1900 the son of John HALES and Mary...
She was born 1849 in Canada or England.
Born MAY 1868 in Canada and of Sault Saint Marie, Chippewa, Michigan in 1900 the brother-in-law of Alexander DELANEY.
www.hales.org /hj20.htm   (6007 words)

  
 PG.com - Canada - Who We Are
Since 1915, Canadians have trusted our products to help make their everyday lives a little better.
P&G Canada blends the best research and development practises in the world with a deep understanding of the needs and desires of local markets.
When faced with difficult choices, our employees are asked to "do the right thing." That simple but profound principle has served us well for nearly a century, and will continue to serve us well for generations to come.
www.pg.com /en_CA/company/who_we_are/letter_penner.jhtml   (296 words)

  
 Displaced Persons' Immmigration to Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In contrast, 12% of Canada's population was aged 65 and over.
Ukrainians might think that it could be a repeat of the Ukrainian (mostly) interment in Canada during and for two years after WW I. The information in the file is held by Statistics Canada so it is not covered by the privacy regulations governing census information.
Copies are found in the National Library of Canada or on microfilm or fiche in the legislative or university libraries in each province.
www.dpcamps.org /dpcamps/canada.html   (2268 words)

  
 Ypres 1915 - Veterans Affairs Canada
In the first week of April 1915 the Canadian troops were moved from their quiet sector to a bulge in the Allied line in front of the City of Ypres.
This was the famed - or notorious - Ypres Salient, where the British and allied line pushed into the German line in a concave bend.
In these forty-eight hours, 6,035 Canadians, one man in every three, became casualties of whom more than 2,000 died, heavy losses from Canada's little force whose men had been civilians only several months before with no idea of fighting in a war - a grim forerunner of what was still to come.
www.vac-acc.gc.ca /general/sub.cfm?source=history/firstwar/canada/canada4   (480 words)

  
 Canada Post - Collecting
Sir Sandford Fleming (1827-1915) immigrated to Canada in 1845 and became one of our greatest railway surveyors and engineers.
His 1879 proposal of an 'all-British' expanded telegraph route was agreed upon eventually and construction began on the line, which ran from the west coast of Vancouver Island across the ocean floor to the first relay station on Fanning Island, on to Fiji, Norfolk Island, Southport (Australia) and Auckland (New Zealand).
The station was officially opened on October 31, 1902, and on the very next day the first 'world-circulating telegraph message' was delivered to Lord Minto, the Governor General of Canada, after circling the globe.
www.canadapost.ca /personal/collecting/default-e.asp?stamp=stpartl&detail=457   (364 words)

  
 Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister of Canada
I am honoured to extend my greetings and sincere best wishes to the members of Canada's Armenian Community on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Armenian tragedy of 1915.
Canada recognizes and deplores the fact that a great number of Armenians were killed during the wars which marked the end of the Ottoman empire and extends its sympathy to the Armenian Community.
Following the war, numerous displaced Armenians came to Canada and their contribution, as well as that of their descendants, has greatly enriched Canadian society.
armenian-genocide.org /Affirmation.3/.../affirmation_detail.html   (124 words)

  
 ★ Attending interview with a Translator
The wait you are experiencing has more to do with how many people in your region are applying to immigrate through a particular Embassy, not what your nationality you are.
Her family had lived in Canada since 1915.
The government (air force) told my father that he could not marry the girl because she was "German".
www.canada-city.ca /canada-immigration/posting.php?messageid=773   (521 words)

  
 eBay - manitoba canada, Postcards Paper, Historical Memorabilia items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Canada Scott 422ii dot on crocus variety Manitoba Stamp
CANADA 1908 PC "Alexander, Manitoba" and 1c Quebec
CANADA 505 FDC 6c MANITOBA KINGSWOOD CACHET U/A
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=manitoba+canada&...&krd=1   (446 words)

  
 Western Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Many of the microfilm records listed below contain notes of the clergy in the margins beside original entries as well as copies of documents concerning individuals in a congregation after the years described.
It shows the years they were published, what issues exist, where they are found, whether they have been microfilmed and whether they are available through interlibrary loan.
This CD includes research outlines that describe types of records available for the Canadian prairie provinces, the rest of Canada and throughout the world, resource guides, historical maps, word lists of English translations of foreign language words, forms and much more.
www.saskgenealogy.com /special/sgs_special_westcan.htm   (2787 words)

  
 1915 Paine Lincoln Highway Trip
Letter to Bayard H. Paine assuring him that the Lincoln Highway is a safe and convenient way to travel.
Travel journal kept by Bayard H. Paine during a 1915 trip to Canada, California, and return to Grand Island, Nebraska from Truckee, California via the Lincoln Highway.
In 1915 about July 10th after bank meetings-GBH [Grace Bentley Paine] and BHP [Bayard H. Paine] left with the three children on railroad trip which lasted until first week in September-just in time to get children in school.
www.stuhrmuseum.org /westerntrails/paine1915.htm   (518 words)

  
 Statistics Canada: Historical Statistics of Canada
II, and 1946 Census of the Prairie Provinces; for 1911, Ninth Census of Canada, 1951: Agriculture, vol.
The data for 1901 to 1929 are aggregates derived from the separate data on value of lands and buildings, implements and machinery and livestock and poultry.
M294-300, for 1916 to 1974, Statistics Canada, Quarterly Bulletin of Agricultural Statistics, (Catalogue 21-003); for 1911 to 1915, Canada, Department of Trade and Commerce, Census and Statistics Office, Census and Statistics Monthly; for 1890 to 1910, Canada, Department of Trade and Commerce, Census and Statistics Office, Fifth Census of Canada, 1911: Agriculture, vol.
www.statcan.ca /english/freepub/11-516-XIE/sectionm/sectionm.htm   (4333 words)

  
 LE REVUE GAUCHE - Libertarian Communist Analysis And Comment: Canada's First Internment Camps
In the 1920's the Communist Party of Canada was declared illegal, and again Ukrainians, Finns, etc. were deported as foriegn agents of Bolshevism.
The Chinese Immigration Act of 1885, 1900, and 1903 were a series of anti-Chinese legislations in Canada that were meant to discourage Chinese from entering Canada after the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
In Western Canada Hunger Marches were held and were brutally repressed by police assaults ordered by the provincial governments of the day.
plawiuk.blogspot.com /2005/08/canadas-first-internment-camps.html   (3715 words)

  
 Canada House of Commons Resolution
"That this House acknowledge the Armenian genocide of 1915 and condemn this act as a crime against humanity."
Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Ms.
McDonough (Halifax), — That this House acknowledge the Armenian genocide of 1915 and condemn this act as a crime against humanity.
www.armenian-genocide.org /Affirmation.291/current_category.7/affirmation_detail.html   (85 words)

  
 Leo Armand Painchaud, b: 1915 - Albertville, Canada
Born: 7 SEP 1763 - Isle aux Grues, Montmagny, QC, Canada Marr: 1797 - Julie dit St-Jean Langlois Died: 7 OCT 1848 - Isle aux Grues, Montmagny, QC, Canada
Born: ABT JUL 1773 - Isle aux Grues, Montmagny, QC, Canada Died: 27 SEP 1773 - Isle aux Grues, Montmagny, QC, Canada
Born: 4 AUG 1779 - Isle aux Grues, Montmagny, QC, Canada Marr: 1811 - Francois Seth Whitney Died: 21 DEC 1868 - Isle aux Grues, Montmagny, QC, Canada
members.shaw.ca /control-x/ged/painchaud/gp2215.htm   (479 words)

  
 Ancestors and Family of Michael Gurling William Henry Richards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Marriage: Dorothy Annis Linney on 10 Jun 1939 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
William married Dorothy Annis Linney, daughter of Thomas Linney and Emma Owen, on 10 Jun 1939 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
(Dorothy Annis Linney was born on 30 Oct 1915 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, died on 30 Aug 2002 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and was buried in 2002 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.)
www.toto.com /mickg/gurlings/1118.htm   (191 words)

  
 WarMuseum.ca - A Chronology of Canadian Military History - Early Moves 1914-1915
Because Canada was not yet an independent international actor, Britain’s declaration of war was also binding on Canada.
The Canadian government immediately offered Britain troops for overseas service, although Ottawa controlled the level of Canada’s military participation.
Most Canadians greeted the outbreak of war with enthusiasm, especially those born in the British Isles who volunteered in large numbers.
www.civilization.ca /cwm/chrono/1914first_ww_e.html   (157 words)

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