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  The Canadian Encyclopedia
Canada Joins League of Nations (Jan 10, 1920)
Treaty of Versailles in Effect (Jan 10, 1920)
Group of Seven Exhibit (May 7, 1920 to May 27, 1920)
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCETimelineBrowse&Params=A3PER1   (67 words)

  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)

  Ice hockey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1888, the new Governor General of Canada, Lord Stanley of Preston (whose sons and daughter became hockey enthusiasts), attended the Carnival and was so impressed with the hockey spectacle that he thought there should be a championship trophy for the best team.
Canada is the most recognized international leader in the development of the sport of sledge hockey and equipment for players.
Much of the equipment for the sport was first developed in Canada, such as sledge hockey sticks laminated with fiberglass, as well as aluminum shafts with hand carved insert blades and special aluminum sledges with regulation skate blades.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ice_hockey   (5905 words)

 1919 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1918 in Canada, other events of 1919, 1920 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
Canada signs the Treaty of Versailles formally ending World War I in its own right.
February 17 - Wilfrid Laurier, 7th Prime Minister of Canada
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1919_in_Canada   (241 words)

 About Canada - Canada's Fishery
Consequently, by 1920 Canada, Newfoundland and the United States began to recognize the importance of conservation, especially after their haddock stocks were overfished.
Canada extended its territorial sea to 12 miles in 1970 and it unilaterally declared a 200-mile economic zone in 1977 after the Third Law of the Sea Conference failed to reach an agreement on the rights of coastal nations.
While Canada criticized the overfishing by foreign fleets, it also ignored warnings from both its own scientists and an independent review of the northern cod stocks indicating that the resource was in trouble and fishing should be reduced.
www.mta.ca /faculty/arts/canadian_studies/english/about/fisheries/index.htm   (3328 words)

 Search 1920 United States Federal Census
The 1920 census was begun on 1 January 1920.
The 1920 census is a good tool for determining approximate dates and places to search for marriage records, birth and death records of children, and the marriages of children not listed.
The 1920 census sometimes makes it possible to verify family traditions, identify unknown family members, and link what is known to other sources, such as earlier censuses, school attendance rolls, property holdings, and employment and occupational records.
www.genealogyinc.com /search/census_1920.html   (750 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)

 Internment of Ukrainians in Canada 1914-1920
The purpose of these pages is to inform the general population about the Canadian Government's internment of Ukrainian Canadians in Concentration Camps in Canada during the period of 1914-1920.
This infrastructure development program benefited Canadian corporations to such a degree that the internment was carried on for two years after the end of World War I. To this date it has not been determined what was the driving force for the Internment.
This belief was strengthened by the government's destruction of a large percentage of the government documents about Canada's First National Internment Operations in the 1950's.
ukrhistory.tripod.com /index-10.htm   (697 words)

 International Hockey - Backcheck: a Hockey Retrospective - Library and Archives Canada
Canada, represented by the Winnipeg Falcons, won the gold medal and the IIHF later awarded this event the title of first World Championship.
Canada iced its first team of NHL players at the 1977 World Championship in Vienna, Austria, but was not able to win another gold medal until 1994.
As a result, Canada Cup tournaments were held in 1976, 1981, 1984, 1987 and 1991, with Canada clearly establishing itself as the world's top hockey nation by winning four of the five events.
www.collectionscanada.ca /hockey/024002-2501-e.html   (964 words)

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Prior to 1970, Bell Canada also used the *same* older Bell logo (the one which looked more realistically like an actual bell) however the words "Bell Canada" were written inside of the bell instead of the words "Bell System".
However, telcos in both Canada and the US continue to work closely in developing telecommunications standards for North America, and Canada remains an integral part of the telephone numbering/dialing plan, switching/routing network, billing/rating accounting arrangements, etc. for North America.
Canada's Department of Transport took over the NCS from the RCAF in August 1946, then contracted CN Telegraphs to maintain and operate the NCS, effective April 1947.
www.hackcanada.com /telco/stentor_bellcanada.txt   (4112 words)

 WarMuseum.ca - A Chronology of Canadian Military History - 1920-1939
Canada evolved from a subordinate member of the British Empire to an independent country closely allied to Britain.
Canada avoided overseas military commitments, either to Britain or the League of Nations, the predecessor of today’s United Nations.
The defence of Canada’s seacoasts was its top priority, but the government allowed that Canadian forces might be available to assist Britain in the event of a major war.
www.civilisations.ca /cwm/chrono/1914affairs_e.html   (143 words)

 The Atlas of Canada - Territorial Evolution, 1920   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The boundaries of the districts within the Northwest Territories are redescribed in 1920.
Canada’s long and diversified settlement history is reflected in the two distinct patterns of boundaries that differentiate between eastern and western Canada.
The eastern boundaries closely conform to natural features such as drainage basins, while the boundaries of western and northern Canada reflect the administrative organisation of these lands by, first, the Hudson’s Bay Company and later the Government of Canada.
atlas.nrcan.gc.ca /site/english/maps/historical/territorialevolution/1920   (95 words)

 Prime Ministers 1867 - 1920
Had a stormy relationship with his cabinet, who he eventually denounced as a "nest of traitors." His government was short-lived, but not Bowell, who lived to the age of 93.
One of the Fathers of Confederation, but his terms as Premier of Nova Scotia and Prime Minister of Canada were quite short.
Canada's Prime Minister through World War I. The Unionists were formed in 1917 when Conservatives and pro-military draft Liberals joined together.
www3.bc.sympatico.ca /public/tmgarj/pm1867.htm   (172 words)

 Kin Canada
Kin Canada offers a variety of ways for the public and organizations to get involved in their communities by making donations to worthy causes.
Kin Canada Foundation is an incorporated and federally chartered charitable organization established in 2005 to help the Association achieve the objectives of “Serving the Community’s Greatest Need”.
This fund was established to provide short-term immediate financial assistance to any area within Canada declared a disaster area, where a definite need for such assistance is shown to exist.
www.kincanada.ca /about/national/howtodonate.html   (694 words)

 1920 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1919 in Canada, other events of 1920, 1921 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
January 10 - Canada is a founding member of the League of Nations
April 2 - Gerald Keith Bouey, Governor of the Bank of Canada
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1920_in_Canada   (224 words)

 WWW-VL History Index - Canada
Histoire du Canada et de l'Acadie selon Le Jeune
Memoir for the Marquis de Seignelay regarding the Dangers that Threaten Canada and the Means to Remedy Them, January 1687
Canada's Army in Korea: The United Nations Operations, 1950-53, and Their Aftermath
vlib.iue.it /history/CANADA/canada2.html   (864 words)

 Cultures Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: )
OTTAWA (CP) - To gaze back a hundred years to Canada at the edge of the 20th century is to see a strange country in which the shape of today is dimly visible.
As Statistics Canada begins to release the findings of the 2001 census which will illuminate the size and diversity and intricacies of 21st century Canada, a glance back to 1900 reveals an alien nation.
Socially, the Canada of 1901 would be unrecognizable, suggests Allen Seager of the Centre for Canadian Studies at Simon Fraser University.
www.culturescanada.ca /news.php?detail=n1016484332.news   (1183 words)

 InfoUkes: Ukrainian History -- Internment of Ukrainians in Canada 1914-1920
Recent incursions on the civil liberties of some members of the Muslim community in Canada have led to a Government Commission to get to the truth of why their civil iberties were overlooked.
On June 8th 1993 the Honourable Jean Chretien, then the Leader of the Opposition and leader of the Liberal Party of Canada promised in a letter to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress to settle this issue upon forming the next Government of Canada.
It was quite apparent by late Spring 2005 that Bill C-331 would pass with only the support of the Conservative Party of Canada, the Bloc Quebecois, and the New Democratic Party of Canada and it did not matter whether the Governing Liberal Party of Canada supported it or not.
www.infoukes.com /history/internment   (1772 words)

 Welcome to the Northwest Territories, Canada
One of the territories of Arctic Canada, the Northwest Territories (NWT; French, les Territoires du Nord-Ouest) has a landmass of 1,171,918 square kilometers and a population of 42,944 as of January 1, 2005.
This immense region comprised all of modern Canada except British Columbia, the coast of the Great Lakes, the Saint Lawrence River valley and the southern third of Quebec, the Maritimes, Newfoundland, and the Labrador coast.
Alberta and Saskatchewan were created in 1905, and Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec acquired the last of their modern territories from the NWT in 1912.
www.hometowncanada.com /nt   (1531 words)

 Celtic Moon >> Canada in the 1920's
Of course, not all of Canada was in the throes of modern life.
In many places, particularly in the northern areas, Canada was still stuck in the years of fur trapping, and farming.
In the praries, getting their families back together and the rebuilding of the farming communities that had been destroyed by WW1, life was beginning to settle down.
bally.fortunecity.com /boyle/303/canada-in-the-1920.html   (639 words)

 World History Compass, Canadian History
An historical overview of migratory movements, this tutorial focuses on diasporas to and within Canada, the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean from Europe, Asia, and Africa.
This exhibition is designed to illustrate, through the National Archives of Canada's collections, the many roles that Canadian men and women played during the First World War, and the definite mark the war left on Canadian society.
In accordance with the mandate to study the "Transformation of Canada," the collection of the Canada Science and Technology Museum encompasses a broad cross-section of Canadian scientific and technological heritage.
www.worldhistorycompass.com /canada.htm   (1323 words)

 1920   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar)
April 4 - Jerusalem pogrom of April 1920 — Violence between Arabic and Jewish in Jerusalem — governor declares the state siege
November 2 - In the United States KDKA AM of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania (owned by Westinghouse) starts broadcasting as the first commercial radio station.
www.freeglossary.com /1920   (1948 words)

 Canada in the 1920's
Many joined unions to fight for a better living and working conditions.
Foreign investors gained confidence in Canada and as a result new industries were developed.
Canada farmers enjoyed huge crops and as a result made big profits.
www.ascension.k12.nf.ca /curriculum/social/canhistory_1201/new_page_7.htm   (667 words)

 The History of Racism in Canada
A background to the topic of racism in Canada is offered first where concepts such as the other, whiteness, and white privilege are explored.
This, of course, has already been done in eastern Canada and on the Prairies, but the apartheid policy adopted in B.C. was of a particularly cruel and degrading kind.
In that same year, Canada ratified the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, which had been adopted by the UN in 1965 and signed by Canada in 1966.
www.hopesite.ca /remember/history/racism_canada_1.html   (1785 words)

 Find Canada.info The Canadian Hotel, Tour and Travel Supersite.
Using the menu above, find the place in Canada you want to travel to, and you can locate the specific website for more information on that city or province.
Together with the Kaehler® Travelworks family, we have been outfitting world travelers since 1920 by combining a rich tradition of top personal service with the largest selection of luggage and travel goods.
With countless hotels in Canada's cities and provinces, Choice Hotels offers many locations packed with friendly hospitality and countless amenities.
www.findcanada.info   (463 words)

 Whitehorse 2007 - Jeux du Canada Winter Games
Although skiing was introduced to Austria, Canada and the United States in the mid 1800s, it would be 1936 before alpine skiing became an Olympic event.
Curling was in the first Canada Winter Games in 1967 in Québec City, where men and women competed in a mixed tournament.
Short track speed skating was first introduced at the 1983 Canada Winter Games in Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean, Québec and was first included in the official program at the XVI Olympic Winter Games in Albertville in 1992.
www.2007canadagames.ca /en/sports   (2371 words)

 Term Papers On Canada 1920, Research Papers, Essays
A discussion of reasons for the decline of trade unionism in Canada in the 1920s.
This is a research proposal that was done to look at the effects of poverty on immigration in Canada.
Violence in the United States is documented by Michael Moore as he investigates school shootings, and the correlation they have with gun control and American attitudes towards guns, and gun control.
www.essaysportal.com /essay/canada+1920.html   (378 words)

 ipedia.com: 1920 Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1917 1918 1919 - 1920 - 1921 1922 1923
March 31 - Government of Ireland Act 1920 is presented in British parliament.
The first broadcast was the results of the U.S. presidential election, 1920.
www.ipedia.com /1920.html   (1695 words)

 EconPapers: The Evolution of High Incomes in Canada, 1920-2000   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As in the United States, the recent increase in top income shares is the consequence of a surge in top wages and salaries.
The parallel evolution of top income shares in Canada and the United States, associated with much more modest marginal tax rate cuts in Canada, suggests that the upward trend in top shares in Canada since the late 1970s cannot be explained by tax cuts.
Further evidence suggests that the upward trend in Canada derives from the United States, perhaps because many Canadians have an emigration option.
econpapers.repec.org /paper/mcmsedapp/99.htm   (324 words)

 La Canada real estate-La Canada City Info-search MLS for La Canada Flintridge homes
In 1963 the La Canada Unified School district was formed, and plans for high school construction began.
La Canada is located in the Los Angeles County area of Southern California.
People living here say that La Canada maintains a small town atmosphere, even though it is located less than 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles in a beautiful valley at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.
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