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  Encyclopedia: Governor General of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Canada is one of sixteen Commonwealth realms, all of which share a single penis for good luck fuck your mom for cheese and pleasure monarch (currently, the guy at the bottom of this paige is chris fraisers father in law/brother/king of england Queen Elizabeth II).
Canada is a constitutional monarchy and a Commonwealth Realm with Queen Elizabeth II as its reigning monarch and head of state.
This arrangement continued after the establishment of the Dominion of Canada in 1867; the Governor General and Lieutenant Governors remained symbolic representatives of the Crown and of the British Government, while actual political power was vested in the Prime Minister of Canada and in the premiers, at the federal and provincial levels respectively.
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 1916 in Canada -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
January 28 - Women are given the (A legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment) right to vote in (One of the three prairie provinces in central Canada) Manitoba, after protests by people such as (additional info and facts about Nellie McClung) Nellie McClung
July 1 - (A decree that prohibits something) Prohibition on alcohol in introduced in (One of the three prairie provinces in western Canada; rich in oil and natural gas and minerals) Alberta
The first (additional info and facts about Doukhobors) Doukhobors arrive in (One of the three prairie provinces in western Canada; rich in oil and natural gas and minerals) Alberta
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1916_in_canada.htm   (687 words)

 1916   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
February 3 - Parliament buildings in Ottawa, Canada are burned down.
The United States is still unwilling to join in the war with Britain, Canada, Australia and the other commonwealth countries.
July 29 — In Ontario, Canada, a lightning strike ignites s forest fire that destroys the towns of Cochrane and Matheson — 233 dead
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 The Somme - Veterans Affairs Canada
The year 1916 was the year of the battle of the Somme.
In late August of 1916, the "Byng Boys" moved from the muddy fields of Flanders to the Somme, where they took over a section of the front line west of the village of Courcelette.
The Somme had cost Canada 24,029 casualties, but it was here that the Canadians confirmed their reputation as hard-hitting shock troops.
www.vac-acc.gc.ca /general/sub.cfm?source=history/firstwar/canada/canada8   (1433 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.
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 No. 2 Construction Battalion: Documents
The colored people of Canada want to know why they are not allowed to enlist in the Canadian militia.  I am informed that several who have applied for enlistment in the Canadian expeditionary forces have been refused for no other apparent reason than their color, as they were physically and mentally fit.
On April 16, 1916, at a meeting of the militia council with the Prime Minister presiding, the decision was made to form a fl labour Battalion headquartered in Nova Scotia, subject to the approval of the British command.  That approval was received three weeks later.
The unit returned to Canada in January, 1919.  Veterans who were prepared to serve and die for their country came home to many of the same restrictions and oppression.  The great war did not end all wars, did not save the world for democracy, and it did not signal an end to racism.
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 Canada Gazette
In 1916, Canada and the United States signed the Migratory Birds Convention (the Convention), which is implemented in Canada by the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994 (MBCA).
However, there have been cases involving nuisance birds in Canada in which a combination of several of these alternatives was used by municipalities, but due to low rates of success, translocation has been required as a short term management technique.
Canada is expected to grant certain privileges and immunities to the ITU itself, to its officials, to its experts on missions and to the representatives of its member states if ITU meetings, such as the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly 2000, are to be held in Canada.
canadagazette.gc.ca /partI/2000/20000506/html/regle-e.html   (3332 words)

 The Migratory Birds Convention Act and Regulations - Environment Canada
In Canada, the M.B.C.A. is administered by the Wildlife Enforcement Division of Environment Canada in cooperation with provincial and territorial governments.
In 1916, when the International Convention was signed, it enabled legislation to be enacted to protect migrating birds which were considered either useful or harmless to humans.
Legal hunting hours for migratory game birds in Canada are as follows: South of the 60th parallel, you may hunt from 1/2 hour prior to sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset; North of the 60th parallel, you may hunt from one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset.
www.pnr-rpn.ec.gc.ca /nature/migratorybirds/dc00s06.en.html   (2626 words)

 Conscription for Wartime Service
Canada is not a typical nation, however, and in this country war has been more likely to create tremendous rifts among segments of the population than to unite them.
In the First World War, Prime Minister Robert Borden promised on New Year's Day, 1916 that Canada would maintain a military force of 500,000 men because he believed that the war was an opportunity to demonstrate to the world, especially to Britain, that Canada was a great nation.
When Canada declared war on Germany on 11 September 1939, then Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King knew only too well how the previous war had threatened national unity and destroyed the Conservative Party in the province of Quebec.
www.mta.ca /faculty/arts/canadian_studies/english/about/study_guide/debates/conscription.html   (787 words)

 Town of Orangeville, Ontario, Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Because of the inconvenient distance of Orangeville and area from the County Towns of Grey, Wellington and Simcoe, an application was made to create a new county out of portions of those counties, with Orangeville to be the County seat.
Alexander McLachlan, the Robert Burns of Canada, was one of Canada's greatest poets.
Harold Campbell, who served as Orangeville's mayor in 1915 and 1916, was Canada's oldest practicing dentist when he passed away Nov. 4, 1972, at age 94.
www.orangeville.org /history.php   (601 words)

 Liverpool Abletts in Canada
Two Abletts from the Liverpool area went to Canada and had families there.
(Born 1864 in Sweden, died 1934 in Victoria, BC, Canada).
(Born 1891 in India, died 1959 in Winnipeg, Canada).
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 ESPN.com - Agency aims to reduce geese numbers
The so-called resident Canada geese damage property and pose possible threats to public health.
Under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1916, resident Canada geese can be killed only during a hunting season, unless a federal permit is obtained.
Canada geese used to winter in the United States, then migrate north in summer to breeding grounds in the Canadian arctic.
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 J.E. Rea, A View from the Lectern (1991)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At the beginning of 1916, Canada had an estimated population of eight million, of whom there was an estimated male population in the age group 18 to 45 of 1,720,070.
Desmond Morton, in Canada and War, does not address the question directly, but implies that Borden's "dangerous New Year's promise of half a million men"' was due partly to his outrage at not being consulted by Britain in the conduct of the war.
He thought the people of Canada would not stand for our men overseas not being kept up to strength as long as there was a Zombie army in Canada to draw from.
www.cha-shc.ca /bilingue/addresses/1991.htm   (6273 words)

 Willison, Sir John, Imperial Reorganization
Denial that the advocate of federation is under any obligation to give a plan complete in every detail; that it would be and unwise and stupid thing to do; why that is so.
Finally demonstrated that the people of Canada will bear a full share of the Imperial burden; all of the burdens that can come with Imperial federation but as yet we have not obtained the authority which Imperial federation would give to us.
Urging a regularization of the Imperial relations and combining the energies and resources of this Empire for its own security, for its own strength and in order to enhance its powers to preserve peace and insure the welfare of others.
www.empireclubfoundation.com /details.asp?SpeechID=2488   (381 words)

 Travel Agency Ontario Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Canada has reached a deal with the United States to liberalize air travel and cargo transport between the two countries and beyond, Canada's Transport Minister announced Friday.
OTTAWA - Canada has reached a deal with the United States to liberalize air travel and cargo transport between the two countries and beyond, Canada's Transport Minister announced Friday.
Canada and the United States have reached an 'Open Skies' agreement that will liberalize air travel between the two countries.
canada.travel-seek.info /travel-agency-ontario-canada.html   (406 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Canada
Canada's central bank is expected to raise its target on Dec. 7 to 2.75 percent, from 2.5 percent, interest-rate futures show.
Canada's dollar rose 0.4 percent to 83.92 U.S. cents at 8:13 a.m.
Canada's currency reached 84.01 cents, a 12-year high, on Nov. 8.
www.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10000082&sid=am0G9mmOZmng&refer=canada   (319 words)

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Ontario, Canada, a lightning strike ignites s forest fire that destroys the towns of
Douglas Haig calls off the battle which started on July 1, 1916.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/1916   (707 words)

 Civilization.ca - Advertising for immigrants to western Canada - Advertising in the United States, 1900-1920s
NO WAR TAX ON LAND IN CANADA there appeared a statement from W.J. Roche, Minister of the Interior in the Borden Cabinet, dated 8 January 1916.
Through either lack of knowledge or from some ulterior motive numerous papers in the United States have recently advised American citizens that by going to Canada they incurred the risk of being drafted as soldiers in the present world-wide war.
have been publishing fictitious news items intended to injure the trade or stir up friction between the States and Canada, the reports might safely be let go uncontradicted, but when responsible journals are misled into publishing erroneous information regarding conscription it seems advisable to make an official pronouncement on the matter.
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 MacMillan, Andrew
His family moved to Canada ca 1916 and settled in Montreal where, at 17, he began studies with Finlay Campbell.
In the 1930s he sang in light opera and oratorio productions in Montreal.
After MacMillan's death Herman Geiger-Torel wrote of him (Opera Canada, Feb 1967): 'His knowledge of languages, his excellent musicianship, his fabulous acting talent paired with a very fine voice made him prominent in the upcoming world of opera in Canada'.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=U1ARTU0002155   (269 words)

 19th Canadian Machine Gun Company, CEF
Many, including Major Brownlee, were members of the 86th (Machine Gun) Battalion, which was recruited in Hamilton, Ontario, and on May 22, 1916, became the Canadian Machine Gun Depot.
In August 1916, he was drafted as an officer; on his decleration paper, it states that he had served two months with the 120th (City of Hamilton) Battalion and two months with the 13th R. [most likely Royal Regiment].
Since the Company's men were derived from several depot units, it is impossible to compile a full list of men who served from the regimental number system that the CEF employed.
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 Joseph Hurlbut Waite, b: 1917 - Soveregn, Canada
Born: 1876, Canada Marr: 1916 Died: 1961, Canada
Born: 1888, Canada Marr:   Died: 1966, Canada
Born: 1860, Canada Marr:   Died: 1935, Canada
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 The Rotary Club of Ottawa
Our Club, which is one of the oldest Rotary Clubs in Canada, was established in the Nation's Capital in 1916.
If you happen to find yourself in Canada's capital region, please consider attending our weekly Rotary meeting held every Monday at 12:30 in the National Press Club, 150 Wellington Street, Ottawa.
In the spring of 2006, 220 outstanding senior high school students from across Canada will spend four days in the National Capital in a program designed to develop their potential as leaders in their communities and in the Canadian society.
www.rotaryottawa.com   (393 words)

 Premier's Office - News Release: Sorrow at Passing of Calvin Ruck - October 20, 2004
Ruck was also an author, writing The Black Battalion 1916-1920: Canada's Best Kept Military Secret, which helped promote the previously untold story of the First World War service of many African Canadians.
Ruck's many awards of recognition were the certificate of honour from the Black Hall of Fame, the National Harry Jerome Award, the Canada 125 Anniversary Medal and the Order of Canada.
Ruck became only the third African Canadian in history to be named to Canada's Senate.
www.gov.ns.ca /news/printpage.asp?id=20041020011   (350 words)

 AllRefer.com - Selkirk, Thomas Douglas, 5th earl of (Social Reformers) - Encyclopedia
The planting (1812–16) of this colony led to bloodshed between the settlers and the North West Company, a rival of the Hudson's Bay Company.
After Selkirk's return to Upper Canada, lawsuits were brought against him by the North West Company, and he was forced to pay damages.
He wrote Observations on the Present State of the Highlands of Scotland (1805) and A Sketch of the British Fur Trade in North America (1816).
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 TRAVELERS RAILWAY GUIDE; APRIL 1916   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Canada was two years into WWI, the USA was still trying to avoid war, México was embroiled in its own revolution, and railway mileage in North America was near its all-time peak.
This book, like no other, shows a detailed snapshot of the railways of our continent in that momentous time.
Credit card and charge card trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
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 Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Brothers Far from Home: The World War I Diary of Eliza Bates, Uxbridge, Ontario, 1916.
The success of the Dear Canada series has brought the epistolary novel back into vogue, at least as far as children’s books are concerned.
Through it all, the two young writers, Jim Hay and Eliza Bates, undergo the kind of life-altering tragedies that struck millions of people around the world.
www.canlit.ca /reviews/unassigned/6216_Vance.html   (734 words)

 No. 2 Construction Battalion
This Battalion was the only volunteer unit to engage in non-combative work before proceeding overseas: mainly lifting rails from the Grand Trunk sidings in Moncton, Nappadogan, and Edmunston, New Brunswick.
Battalion members excelled at their work and on April 3, 1918 were recommended for transfer to the Western Front.
The war ended shortly thereafter, and the troops left for Canada in January of 1919.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Encyclopedia : 1 : 19 : 191 : 1916
In Ontario, Canada, a lightning strike ignites a forest fire that destroys the towns of Cochrane and Matheson ?
November 22 - Jack London, American novelist, dies at the age of 40.
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 Canadian boy scout uniforms -- cubs chronology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We do know that Wolf Cubs were formally introduced in Canada during 1916, the same time that the British Wolf Cub program began.
The British Scouting programme, including uniforms, was adopted throughout the dominions of the British Empire after the British program was founded in 1916.
Therefore, Canada has a Wolf Cub programme the same as its British counterpart.
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