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  The Atlas of Canada - Territorial Evolution, 1927
In 1927, the boundary between Canada and Newfoundland is defined by the Imperial Privy Council.
Canada’s long and diversified settlement history is reflected in the two distinct patterns of boundaries that differentiate between eastern and western Canada.
Canada claimed the sector between 60 degrees west longitude and 141degrees west longitude.
atlas.gc.ca /site/english/maps/historical/territorialevolution/1927/1   (644 words)

  
 Washingtonpost.com: Everything You Need to Know About Ice Hockey
As in the men's draw, Canada is the heavy favorite, having beaten the United States in the finals of every major international tournament in the '90s, although Team USA has beaten the Canadians three times in six meetings since October.
Canada's roster reads like a who's-who of NHL all-stars, and features the likes of forwards Eric Lindros, Paul Kariya, Wayne Gretzky, and goalies Patrick Roy and Martin Brodeur.
Hot on the heels of both the United States and Canada will be the other four automatic second-round qualifiers, squads from Russia, Sweden, Finland and the Czech Republic, all of which sport rosters peppered with NHL all-stars.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/sports/longterm/olympics1998/sport/hockey/articles/hockey.htm   (1571 words)

  
 AHEPA Canada
According Canada Post, the stamp was issued to commemorate the help given from AHEPA to Greek families in their struggle to adapt to life in North America while also encouraging loyalty and patriotism to their new home.
AHEPA was established in Canada in 1928, and now includes chapters in 14 cities with approximately 2,000 members in the AHEPA family.
AHEPA Canada promotes a mutual understanding of Greek and Canadian cultures and encourages members to participate in the civic and philanthropic activities of their communities and country.
www.ahepacanada.org /archives/ahepastampunveiled.htm   (662 words)

  
 CanadaSoccer.com | Official Site of the Canadian Soccer Association
Canada entered and then withdrew from the 1962 World Cup competition forfeiting the $250 entry fee and was fined $100.
Canada opened against the Soviet Union in the Olympic Stadium and lost 2-1, the second game is played in Toronto against North Korea and with another loss and Canada was eliminated.
Colin Jose is the Historian at The Soccer Hall of Fame and Museum in Vaughan, Ontario, and represents Canada and the United States on the Executive Committee of the International Federation of Football History of Statistics in Wiesbaden, Germany.
www.canadasoccer.com /eng/history/index.asp?sub2=13   (3433 words)

  
 Skate Canada: About Skate Canada: History
The Amateur Skating Association of Canada was formed in 1887 and by 1914 a separate organization for figure skating had been established.
This was known as the Figure Skating Department of the Amateur Skating Association of Canada and the initial members were Ottawa 's Minto Club and the Earl Grey Club in Montreal.
The first official annual figure skating championships of Canada were held in the same year under the new organization.
www.skatecanada.ca /en/about_skate_canada/history   (713 words)

  
 GenMarket.com: Your Genealogy Supermarket : Canada
A chronology of Montreal and of Canada from A.D. 1752 to 1893
Information contained in this data set includes the name of the individual, the township, district, county, and/or province in Canada under which the individual is found in the census, the page number on the microfilm the individual is found on, and the year of the census.
Being that this is an index, it is recommended that you obtain a copy of the full record, which gives name, address, department in which employed, rank or position, date of birth, salary, date of appointment and date of first appointment in civil service.
www.genmarket.com /Canada   (1846 words)

  
 Canada
Canada is a constitutional monarchy with a federal parliamentary form of government.
Disputes over native fishing rights in Atlantic Canada continued after a 1999 Supreme Court ruling on the Marshall case which interpreted centuries-old treaties to allow First Nations to earn a moderate livelihood from natural resources, in compliance with government regulations that promote conservation and protect others who depend on the same resource.
Despite Canada's federal policy of bilingualism, English speakers in Quebec and French speakers in other parts of Canada generally must live and work in the language of the majority.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2000/wha/index.cfm?docid=729   (6415 words)

  
 Civilization.ca - The History of Canada's Public Pensions
As with any social policy in a democratic setting, public pensions in Canada have been surrounded by controversy, and that is likely to remain the case.
The debates have explored the issues from various perspectives: the relationship between the provinces or regions of Canada and the federal government; partisan disputes in Parliament; the position of religious or philosophical creeds; or, at a more down-to-earth level, the competing forecasts of premiums and payouts.
Debates of the Senate of the Dominion of Canada, 1906-07.
www.civilization.ca /hist/pensions/cpp-biblio_e.html   (1750 words)

  
 Address to Hiroshima-Canada Association
You are Canada’s most important national trading partner after the United States, and by far the most significant in Asia.
Canada is also a prime destination for investors, especially in the new economy and NAFTA has made Canada an ideal location from which to serve the North American market.
The Hiroshima Canada Association’s 400 members are making a huge impact in both of our nations by promoting trade and the exchange of youth, academics, and ideas.
www.david-kilgour.com /secstate/hiroshima.htm   (1145 words)

  
 1927 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1926 in Canada, other events of 1927, 1928 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
March 1 - The location of the boundary between Labrador and Quebec is settled by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, accepting Newfoundland's claim rather than Canada's.
May 28 - The Canada Pension Act is introduced
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1927_in_Canada   (213 words)

  
 NAKED POWER calendar excerpts
Canada had been hosting US nuclear weapons without being told since 1950.
David Orchard called the merger of the Alliance and the Tories "an illegitimate creation conceived in deception and born in betrayal." He vowed revenge to uphold the Progressive Conservative Party’s constitution and tradition.
Canada’s Supreme Court rules that women are not "qualified persons" and therefore cannot sit in Senate (see Oct. 18).
www.harrisees.net /excerpts.html   (308 words)

  
 Sports: Track & Field--The 1928 Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
But as The Globe and Mail reported on 8 August 1928, Those opposing the retention of the women's events in the Olympics were headed by a country whose women athletes won the present Olympic's women's track and field meet--Canada.
In the debate over whether to continue to include women in the Games, arguments against doing so suggested both historical appropriateness (women did not compete in the ancient Greek Olympics) and the continuing debate over whether or not physical competition was "injurious" to women.
The final vote favoured women's inclusion, with one exception: the 800-metre race for women was withdrawn, and was not reintroduced until 1960.
library.usask.ca /herstory/field.html   (200 words)

  
 A Virtual Tour of Downtown Hamilton - Canada Life Assurance Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In July of 1928, Herbert, after having strengthened the company during the financial crises of the war and post-war years, submitted his resignation.
The Canada Life Assurance Company was one of the companies which supported the American College of Life Underwriters and The Life Underwriters Association of Canada.
Today, Canada Life Assurance Company is among the top 30 North American insurers providing services to more than eight million policyholders throughout Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.
collections.ic.gc.ca /hamilton_tour/canadalife.htm   (2830 words)

  
 The Dickcissel on the Atlantic Coast of Canada
Although he airmailed this specimen to the National Museum of Canada, it could not be preserved.
The specimen is in the National Museum of Canada.
The Moisie River and Bale Johan Beetz birds are the northernmost known occurrences of this species and the Terra Nova ones are the northeasternmost.
elibrary.unm.edu /sora/Auk/v071n03/p0317-p0318.html   (960 words)

  
 Godwin Books - Columbia, or The Future of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In spite of the many years passed since 1928, Columbia, or The Future of Canada (1928) contains observations which are still relevant to Canada today.
(2) “French Canada, being Latin and logical, saw clearly that there could be no quid pro quo for her sacrifice should the day dawn to find the grey silhouettes of American gun boats in the St. Lawrence.” (p.
The overall effect of this book is to put the reader in an intriguing time-warp consisting of past, present and future: we look back to Godwin in 1928 and there he is projecting what Canada will be like in 2000 or so.
www.godwinbooks.com /columbia.html   (375 words)

  
 Nelson, John, The Old Romance in Canada
*Preoccupation of late in Canada with regard to her status; the inability of leaders to agree upon a definition of it.
The story of Radisson, and others in the story of Canada; stories that teach us the lessons of gratitude, of humility, of goodwill, and of tolerance.
Two monuments in Canada that span in the sentiments they express, the whole range of our spiritual development as a nation, and which stand, appropriately enough, thousands of miles apart, one at the old historic gateway to this country and the other on the far frontiers of the Northland.
www.empireclubfoundation.com /details.asp?SpeechID=1783   (489 words)

  
 Willys Overland Knight Registry - Whippet 98 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
On April 15, 1928, Willys Overland announced the all-new 6 cylinder Whippet Model 98 which complemented the 4 cylinder Whippet Model 96 in terms of styling and appointments.
Although there was a 6 cylinder Whippet for 1927, the Model 93A, this was very new in terms of its engine which included a 7 bearing crankshaft, full pressure oil feed to all bearings, thermostat water control, Nelson Invar Strut pistons of Bohnalite and an adjustable timing chain drive.
Some speed and endurance tests were performed at the Indianapolis Speedway and some records were established for a car costing less than $1000, including 56.52 mph average for 24 hours, and 63 mph in a 50 mile sprint.
clubs.hemmings.com /clubsites/wokr/gallery/wh98his.htm   (242 words)

  
 Calgary Board of Education - Schools and Areas
Western Canada High School is a bilingual school offering a complete range of programs, located in the southwest community of Cliff Bungalow.
Western Canada High School's name was taken from the Western Canada College, which stood on this land from the early 1900's until the land was sold to the Calgary Board of Education in 1928.
Western Canada High School prepares students to be knowledgeable, confident, lifelong learners capable of enhancing their lives and the quality of our world.
www.cbe.ab.ca /schools/view.asp?id=55   (358 words)

  
 Dominion of Canada: Bronze Pattem for Ten-Dollar Gold Piece, 1928   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A new coat of arms had been approved for the Dominion in 1921, and it was felt that if, in the future, Canada should decide to issue another series of gold coins, everything would be in readiness.
Since the central motif of the new coat of arms was designed to reflect the four founding nationalities of Canada, the upper section of the shield was quartered to display the heraldic devices of France, England, Scotland, and Ireland, while the lower third of the shield shows the maple leaf, the emblem of Canada.
The obverse of the 1928 pattern is identical to that used in the 1912-14 gold coinage.
collections.gc.ca /bank/english/emay80.htm   (235 words)

  
 The 1928 U. S. Book of Common Prayer
The 1928 Book of Common Prayer served the Episcopal Church for fifty years, from 1928 until 1978.
We are presenting this electronic version of the U. 1928 Book of Common Prayer in hopes that it will prove useful and instructive to the Church.
We also have online another set of PDF files of the 1928 BCP which reproduce the original Standard Book, designed by Daniel Berkeley Updike and printed at his Merrymount Press in 1930.
justus.anglican.org /resources/bcp/1928/BCP_1928.htm   (605 words)

  
 HickokSports.com - History - The 1928 Olympics
Although Coubertin and the Vatican were outspoken in their opposition, women's track and field events were added to the Olympic program in 1928.
Sweden had previously dominated equestrian events, but in 1928 Holland and Germany both won two gold medals, while Czechoslovakia and Spain had one champion each.
Percy Williams of Canada won the 100- and 200-meter events and the Finns again dominated in the distances, with four different runners taking gold medals.
www.hickoksports.com /history/ol1928.shtml   (321 words)

  
 The Aird Commission Revisited   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The paper argues that the Aird commissioners used the public hearings to legitimize their own commitment to a national, publicly owned broadcast system by depicting public opinion in its final report as consensual when in fact there was considerable division among interveners.
The potentialities of broadcasting as an instrument of education have been impressed upon us; education in the broad sense, not only as it is conducted in the schools and colleges, but in providing entertainment and of informing the public on questions of national interest.
It was a radical proposal, given that radio in Canada had been run predominantly by local private enterprise since 1922, and it helped to set a precedent.
info.wlu.ca /~wwwpress/jrls/cjc/BackIssues/23.2/gasher.html   (7396 words)

  
 The GATE: Support For Metronome Canada
Metronome Canada is one of those projects and on-going events that capture the essence of both the individual and the community.
And instead of starting from scratch to build something ultra-new, it takes a piece of history and builds on it in new ways that expand both the purpose and refresh a location that is ready for renewal.
PricewaterhouseCoopers estimate METRONOME CANADA will create 59 full-time jobs, 98 part-time jobs, 498 person-years in construction employment and that no public funding will be required for its operation.
www.thegate.ca /metronome.htm   (723 words)

  
 UM Olympics-1928   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Michigan's string of medal winning performances was kept alive in 1928 by Ken Doherty, Paul Samson and Garnet Ault.
Discovered at last and out of money, they were forced to earn their passage home by working in the ship's galley.
George "Buck" Hester (Canada) 100 meters did not place 200 meters did not place 400 m.
www.umich.edu /~bhl/bhl/olymp2/ol1928.htm   (441 words)

  
 Genealogy Resources on the Internet - WWW/Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Canada GenWeb Project's purpose is to create a global library for Canadian genealogy research on the internet.
Pier 21 was the main gateway into Canada for immigration between the years 1928-1971.
Perry Snow's description of his book: "100,000 British children were sent to Canada from 1880-1930 by British childcare organizations, this is a book about the organizations motives and a personal story of how our family picked up the pieces." The book is available for sale.
www-personal.umich.edu /~cgaunt/canada.html   (1642 words)

  
 1928 - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
January 17 - OGPU arrests Lev Trotsky in Moscow; he assumes a status of passive resistance and is exiled to Turkestan
February 11 - 1928 Winter Olympic Games open in St.
November 6 - U.S. presidential election, 1928: Republican Herbert Hoover wins by a wide margin over Democrat Alfred E. Smith.
open-encyclopedia.com /1928   (1300 words)

  
 CASE No. 1928/CANADA (1998): Complaint against the Government of Canada (Manitoba) presented by EI, Canadian Teachers' ...
Education International (EI), the Canadian Teachers' Federation and the Manitoba Teachers' Society (MTS) presented a complaint of violations of freedom of association against the Government of Canada (Manitoba) in a communication dated 28 May 1997.
In response to the allegations, in a communication dated 10 February 1998, the federal Government transmitted the reply of the Government of the Province of Manitoba.
Canada has ratified the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87).
www.oit.org.pe /spanish/260ameri/oitreg/activid/proyectos/actrav/sindi/english/casos/can/can199801.html   (5320 words)

  
 eBay.co.uk - canada 1928 sg, Commonwealth British Colonial, Stamps items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Superb Canada 1928 $1 olive VFU SG 285 
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search.ebay.co.uk /canada-1928-sg_W0QQfsooZ1QQfsopZ3   (261 words)

  
 Historic Rails, Inc. WEB Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
See the majestic U. or Canada while relaxing in the plush surroundings of the Observation Lounge.
We operate this 1928 Historic Rail Car which is for rent or lease by individuals or companies.
It was built in Canada by the Canadian Car and Foundry Co. in 1928 and ran on the Canadian Railroad for over 50 years.
www.historic-rails.com   (863 words)

  
 1928 in Canada -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
1928 in Canada -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
(additional info and facts about other events of 1928) other events of 1928,
April 2 - (additional info and facts about Camillien Houde) Camillien Houde elected mayor of (A city in southern Quebec province on the Saint Lawrence River; the largest city in Quebec and 2nd largest in Canada; the 2nd largest French-speaking city in the world) Montreal
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1928_in_canada.htm   (436 words)

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