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  aircanada.com - About Air Canada - Air Canada Innovations
Air Canada was one of the first airlines to have its entire fleet of unpressurized aircraft equipped with fixed oxygen systems for use by flight crew and passengers, using the rebreathing bag principle.
Air Canada introduced in Canada of aerodynamic surfaces with the introduction of the Vanguard aircraft in 1961.
Air Canada implemented in 1961 the first stage in automation of reservation inventory which was a world first as well as a Canadian original, fostering tremendous growth in computer/communications airlines processes.
www.aircanada.com /en/about/media/facts/innovations.html   (516 words)

  Canada (03/07)
Canada joined the Organization of American States (OAS) in 1990 and hosted the OAS General Assembly in Windsor in June 2000, and the third Summit of the Americas in Quebec City in April 2001.
Canada is a significant source for the United States of marijuana, as well as precursor chemicals and over-the-counter drugs that are used to produce illicit synthetic drugs.
Canada's importance to the United States is not just a border-state phenomenon: Canada is the leading export market for 39 of the 50 U.S. States, and ranked in the top three for another 8 States.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2089.htm   (4126 words)

 1940 National Registration - Canadian Genealogy Centre - Library and Archives Canada
The 1940 National Registration resulted from the compulsory registration of all adults in Canada from 1940 to 1946.
The records are in the custody of Statistics Canada.
Requests must include the full name, place of residence in 1940, and identifying details, such as country of birth, date of birth or approximate age, and occupation.
www.collectionscanada.ca /genealogy/022-907.006-e.html   (385 words)

 British Commonwealth Air Training Plan
Canada had been the home of a major recruiting and training organization in WORLD WAR I, and the British again looked to it for aviators when the international situation worsened in the 1930s.
Canada agreed to accept most of the plan's costs but insisted that the British consent to a public pronouncement that air training would take precedence over all other aspects of the Canadian war effort.
After the fall of France in June 1940, the plan was accelerated, and the first of a series of transfers of RAF aircrew schools to Canada took place.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0001002   (646 words)

 Canada Goose - USFWS
Canada geese held in captivity often live 20-40 years, but the geese who migrate to Blackwater probably live an average of 5 to 10 years.
Resident Canada geese refer primarily to local breeding Canada geese which nest and raise their young in Maryland, and more specific to this proposal, in southern Dorchester County.
Resident Canada Geese are rapidly increasing in numbers throughout the Northeast region and are creating significant management problems in the entire area.
www.fws.gov /blackwater/Canadagoose.htm   (1912 words)

 Drew Spencer Family Tree - aqwg414
Glen Magnusson [Parents] was born 29 Dec 1940 in Canada.
Kirsten Glendtr was born 21 Sep 1969 in Canada.
Machelle Addley was born 19 Jul 1960 in Canada.
members.tripod.com /drewspen/genealogy/aqwg414.htm   (319 words)

 The Canada Page
Canada was influential in the creation of Article 2 - sometimes referred to as "The Canadian Article" which states that NATO members will work to strengthen democracy, stability and well-being and increase economic collaboration.
Canada's role in peacekeeping was to be downplayed, there was to be closer contact with Europe and developing nations and foreign aid was to be increased (CWV).
Canada was one of many countries to condemn the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait and imposed sanctions on Iraq, including the freezing of Iraqi assets in Canada.
www.thecanadapage.org /ForeignPolicy.htm   (4599 words)

 Social Science Federation of Canada
The Social Science Federation of Canada (SSFC) was established in 1940 as the Social Science Research Council of Canada.
From 1940 to 1957 it was the only Canadian funding agency for social-science research.
The federation, with other organizations, worked for the establishment of the Massey Commission and later the CANADA COUNCIL, from which was derived the present granting council for the social sciences, the SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA (SSHRC).
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /PrinterFriendly.cfm?Params=A1ARTA0007528   (345 words)

 Anglican Church of Canada - Theopedia
The Anglican Church of Canada is the Canadian branch of the Anglican Communion.
The Parish of St. John the Baptist in St. John's, Newfoundland is the oldest Anglican parish in Canada, founded in 1699 in response to a petition drafted by the Anglican townsfolk of St. John's and sent to the Bishop of London, the Rt.
Until the 1830s, the Anglican church in Canada was treated as the property of the Church of England: bishops were appointed by the church in England, and funding for the church came from the British Parliament.
www.theopedia.com /Anglican_Church_of_Canada   (1001 words)

 eBay Canada — New and used 1940 on eBay.ca
BC 1940 Lily Pond Harding Memorial Stanley Pk VANCOUVER
1940 - 47 Ford or Mercury Pickup Glovebox Door
Buick 4-dr sedan 1940 Mod.41 bill of sale
buy.ebay.ca /1940   (90 words)

 Skate Canada: About Skate Canada: Hall of Fame: Honoured Members
She represented Canada at three World Championships and won a bronze medal in the ladies event in 1932.
Canada's premier figure skater of the 1920s and 30s, Toronto's Bud Wilson amassed an unprecedented 18 Canadian and 10 North American titles competing in the men's, pairs and fours events.
After immigrating to Canada in 1938 from Czechoslovakia, he held a position as club professional with the Minto Club, acting as an early coach for Barbara Ann Scott.
www.skatecanada.ca /en/about_skate_canada/hall_of_fame/honoured_members/1990.cfm   (553 words)

 1940 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar).
November 5 - U.S. presidential election, 1940: Democrat incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt defeats Republican challenger Wendell Willkie and becomes the United States' first third-term president.
November 7 - In Washington, the middle section of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapses in a windstorm, a mere four months after the bridge's completion (it opened to traffic on July 1, 1940 as the third-longest suspension bridge in the world).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/1940   (2297 words)

 World War 2 Timelines 1939-1945 - The Americas 1940 - Worldwar-2.net
Montreal mayor Camillien Houde is arrested, and charged under the Defence of Canada Regulations.
He is imprisoned at Camp Petawawa in Ontario until the end of the war.
Canada's cabinet introduces Order In Council P.C. 4751, giving Canadian authorities power to imprison disobedient foreign seamen from non-Canadian ships in Canadian ports.
www.worldwar-2.net /timelines/the-americas/the-americas-index-1940.htm   (517 words)

 The Mighty Crusaders Network
Canada was an independent country at this point, but many still felt a strong kinship with the British Empire, and thousands of Canadians immediately joined the armed forces to fight on behalf of the motherland.
Throughout 1940, its members grew concerned by Canada's growing trade deficit with the United States, still a neutral country at this point, the United States would not enter the war until after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.
This comic was printed in Canada for limited distribution in the United Kingdom.
www.mightycrusaders.net /canada.htm   (963 words)

 Meadow Springs Guest Ranch in the South Cariboo, BC, Canada
Meadow Springs Guest Ranch is in the South Cariboo, BC, Canada!
Meadow Springs Guest Ranch is a working ranch in British Columbia, Canada, that has cabin rentals and does horseback rides, and trail rides.
We are both Canadian - born and raised in Canada's west - cowboy country!
www.meadowsprings.com   (511 words)

 WarMuseum.ca - Democracy at War - Parliament - Canada and the War
For Canada and Canadians, the Second World War began in Parliament, which was called into special session on September 7.
Unlike 1914, Canada had made its own separate declaration of war, exactly a week after Britain went to war.
The March 1940 federal election gave the Liberals an overwhelming majority in the House of Commons.
www.civilization.ca /cwm/newspapers/canadawar/parliament_e.html   (280 words)

 King, William Lyon Mackenzie - Related Items - MSN Encarta
appointment of Rand to the Supreme Court of Canada
The year 1940 in the Dominion of Canada was marked by a striking growth in national unity, and an equally impressive development in the nation's industries as the country's contribution to British war effort.
This strengthening of its political and economic structure occurred in the face of...
encarta.msn.com /related_761561685_13.1/events_of_1940.html   (75 words)

 Save the Canada Dry Building!
Prominent architect and architectural historian Robert A.M. Stern has praised the Canada Dry Bottling Plant and the work of its architect.  Stern appeared in the  PBS history of New York and hosted the PBS series "Pride of Place."  Other prominent architectural historians also urged the perservation of Silver Spring's Canada Dry Bottling Plant.
This 1940 Canada Dry Bottling Plant is located at 329 Washington Street in Orange, New Jersey.  Before and after photos depict the change to the exterior when it was rehabbed in 1997.  Today is used by the Print Graphic Facility of
Canada Dry served as the backdrop for this cover photograph of Silver Spring author George Pelecanos, City Paper, Vol.
www.homestead.com /silverspringhistory/canada.html   (867 words)

 United Steelworkers in Canada Historical Timeline
In April 1940, 200 SWOC members and employees at National Steel Car went on strike demanding union recognition and a reinstatement of their terminated president.
McClure was unpopular with many members within the plant at Stelco due to his belief that workers should not go on strike to gain union recognition but rather they should continue to ensure that a full supply of steel is produced.
The CCF wing was led by Larry Sefton (Director of district 6 in 1953).
socserv2.socsci.mcmaster.ca /labourstudies/onlinelearningcentre/uswacda/uswahistory/1940.htm   (2373 words)

 Behind Canadian barbed wire - Canada's Forgotten PoW Camps - CBC Archives
In 1940 Great Britain is troubled by the rising number of German and Italian prisoners of war (PoWs) that it is holding in camps across England.
Soon thousands of PoWs are transported to Canada aboard ships and then sent by trains to their new homes across the country.
Canada had been accepting captured German merchant seamen from England as early as Sept. 1939.
archives.cbc.ca /IDC-1-71-1642-11375/conflict_war/pow_camps_Canada/clip1   (637 words)

 Investment Company Act of 1940
As mandated by the Investment Company Act of 1940, all investment companies must file registrations and periodic reports with the SEC as part of required disclosure of their financial condition, investment policies and operations.
LIVEDGAR's comprehensive collection of Investment Company Act of 1940 filings includes registration statements such as Form N1-A and Form N-3, post-effective amendments such as Form 485 and Form POSAMI, and periodic reports such as NSAR and N-30D.
For ease of use, LIVEDGAR is unmatched in the industry and users will be assured of simplified Investment Company Act of 1940 research that yields quick and accurate results.
www.gsionline.com /features/investment-company-act-of-1940.html   (272 words)

 Victoria Day
After the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, an Act was passed by the Parliament of Canada establishing a legal holiday on May 24 in each year (or May 25 if May 24 fell on a Sunday) under the name Victoria Day.
Up to 1947 Canada proclaimed the same day but in 1948 and further years settled on the Monday of the week in which the United Kingdom celebration took place.
From 1953 to 1956, the Queen's birthday was celebrated in Canada on Victoria Day, by proclamation of the Governor General, with Her Majesty's approval.
www.pch.gc.ca /progs/cpsc-ccsp/jfa-ha/victoria_e.cfm   (484 words)

 Embassy of Mexico in Canada
It was in 1938 and 1940 that Canada first established relations with Latin American countries, beginning with Argentina, Brazil and Chile.
Nevertheless, Canada was fully convinced of Mexico's importance in the region, and bilateral relations developed with friendly, always polite, and increasingly more frequent contact.
Another visit to Canada by President Fox is expected in the coming year, indicating the enormous importance of bilateral relations and the accelerated narrowing of ties between the two nations.
www.embamexcan.com /60Aniversary/60History.shtml   (987 words)

 Blue Skies and Boiler Rooms: Buying and Selling Securities in Canada 1870-1940 | Book Reviews | EH.Net
Instead of being a history of the Canadian Securities market from 1870 to 1940, which I was expecting, this book concentrates, almost exclusively, upon the high pressure and/or fraudulent techniques employed to sell speculative mining securities to the investing public, and the measures employed by Canadian federal and provincial governments to stop them.
Certainly there is much material on the various Canadian Stock Exchanges and their members, but this is a back drop to their participation in a process whereby large numbers of credulous investors were sold vast numbers of shares in numerous worthless mines year after year by manipulative promoters.
The first and third chapters do deal with the beginnings of Canada's securities markets, but no distinction is made between the creation of a formal exchange and the existence of an open market, and thus there is no discussion of why the latter leads to former.
www.eh.net /bookreviews/library/0088.shtml   (1553 words)

 The War Begins - Veterans Affairs Canada
Canadian coastal defences were quickly manned, militia regiments, mobilized even before the outbreak of war, intensified preparations, and volunteers flocked to the colours.
This period of apparent inactivity from October 1939 to April 1940 became known as the "Phony War" or the "sitzkrieg." Both sides utilized the lull.
The 2nd Canadian Infantry Division began arriving in England in the summer of 1940, and together with the 1st Division, the 1st Canadian Corps, under Lieut.-General A.G.L. McNaughton, was formed.
www.vac-acc.gc.ca /general/sub.cfm?source=history/secondwar/canada2/warbeg   (647 words)

 Canadian Golden Age of Comics, 1941-1946 - Comic Books in English Canada - Beyond The Funnies
On September 15, 1939 -- shortly after Canada's declaration of war against Germany -- the Foreign Exchange Control Board was established to oversee the rationing of foreign currency, which it did with varying severity until 1951.
In December 1940, as Canada's trade deficit with the US grew, and British gold shipments were curtailed, government intervention in the economy broadened with the introduction of the War Exchange Conservation Act.
As had been the case in 1940, growing government concern over Canada's foreign-exchange situation would provide the basis for Bell, Anglo-American, and a host of new firms to survive in the comic-book industry.
www.collectionscanada.ca /comics/027002-8300-e.html   (2689 words)

 NFB - Canada at War - Volume 1 - 1936-1941
Culled from over 16 million feet of film shot by Canadian, British, American, German and Russian cameramen, the series powerfully details Canada's World War II effort, from the battlefronts abroad to the civilian fronts at home.
England is strafed by the Lutwaffe.; Year of Siege: September 1940 - October 1941 The Battle of the Atlantic gets under way.
Canada at War, Part 3: Year of Siege
www.nfb.ca /trouverunfilm/fichefilm.php?id=50404&v=h&lg=en&exp=3198   (170 words)

 Camsell, Dr. Charles, Canada's Position in Relation to the Empire's Mineral Situation
Canada as the leading producer of copper, lead, zinc, and nickel, with figures.
The field of non-metallics in Canada, such as asbestos, gypsum, salt, and coal.
Canada's contributions of the base metal mines of this country toward the war effort.
www.empireclubfoundation.com /details.asp?SpeechID=5   (315 words)

 Book Review - The Infinite Bonds of Family Domesticity in Canada, 1850-1940.
The author is attempting to accomplish an extremely complex task, but seems to be required to do this using an undocumented, overview approach.
This being said, Comacchio must be given credit for attempting to tell an inclusive, multilayered story about Canadian families who lived between 1850 and 1940.
While the book does not have practical value for classroom teachers, it is accessible to both secondary and post-secondary readers providing insight into topics and issues that could spark an interest to further explore the historical lives of Canadian families.
www.quasar.ualberta.ca /css/Css_35_3/BRinfinite_bonds.htm   (1008 words)

Land of the loon, and land of the loonie--the pet name given to Canada's CAD$1 coin long before it plummeted to its current parlous low against the greenback.
If you grew up in Canada in the 1940's, the 50s, the 60s and even the 70s--or immigrated, when young, in the 20 years after World War II-- you grew up in a society very different from the Canada of the 21st century.
Rather it's a nostalgia site which recalls memories of growing up and working in Canada in the 1950s and 1960s, yet without ignoring Canada as it is now--in early 2002.
membersites.namezero.com /carledgar.email.com/canada   (442 words)

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