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  Stamps, Canada, Covers Just in time auction
Canada Stampless MONTREAL to Papineau (Widow) Aug 1859
Canada Stampless SOUTH ELY LC 3d Due to Waterloo 1857
Canada Stampless PORTAGE DU FORT CE Rerated Free 1858
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  Statistics Canada: Historical Statistics of Canada
I, (Catalogue 92-607); for 1971 and 1976 Census of Canada, 1971, and Census of Canada, 1976, (unpublished tabulations by Census Characteristics Division of Statistics Canada).
50; for 1881 and 1891, Census of Canada, 1941, vol.
For distribution of immigration to Canada by intended occupations and dependents for 1932 to 1952, according to an older classification, and for distribution of immigration to Canada by occupational groups, sex of adults, children, from overseas and the U.S., and from overseas, for 1904 to 1951, see first edition of this volume, pp.
www.statcan.ca /english/freepub/11-516-XIE/sectiona/sectiona.htm   (4936 words)

 1940 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1939 in Canada, other events of 1940, 1941 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
April 3 - Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone is appointed Governor General of Canada replacing the late John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir
June 5 - Nazi, fascist, and communist groups are declared illegal in Canada and leaders and members are jailed
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1940_in_Canada   (418 words)

 Skelton’s Boys: Recruitment for the Foreign Service of Canada, 1925-1941
Most of Canada's ambassadors today survived this ordeal and for some years to come their successors will likely have shared this peculiar rite of passage into the nether world of diplomacy.
The nomination of diplomats to represent Canada in foreign capitals, as well as the redefinition of the high commissioner's role to approximate a diplomatic representative and to eliminate the governor general's representation of the British government, was sanctioned by the discussions and conclusions of the Imperial Conference of 1926.
When Skelton died in late January 1941, he left the foreign service and DEA well placed to meet the challenges ahead and it was appropriately one of his recruits, Norman Robertson, who succeeded him as under-secretary of state for external affairs.
www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca /skelton/mackenzie-en.asp   (2472 words)

 Canadian Armor
The 1940 fall of France, and the bombing offensive against Britain, led to a decision that Canada be made a source of manufacture of light armored vehicles and tanks.
By January 1941 it was decided that Canada must develop and produce it's own tank utilizing the mechanical components of the M3 and make it standard with British main armament.
Compared to most British tanks when they first arrived in 1941, the M3s were extremely reliable and fast and sported guns and armor that were the equal of their British contemporaries.
mailer.fsu.edu /~akirk/tanks/can/Canada.htm   (3365 words)

 The War Intensifies-1941 - Veterans Affairs Canada
As the spring of 1941 approached, the enemy stepped up the scale of attack and shipping losses reached grave proportions.
Canada's navy was augmented by several new types of vessels of which the corvette was perhaps the most famous.
By July the Newfoundland Escort Force, under the command of Leonard Murray, RCN, was escorting convoys as far as 35 degrees west longitude known as the Mid-Ocean Meeting Points.
www.vac-acc.gc.ca /clients/sub.cfm?source=history/other/sea/secondintensifies   (711 words)

 U.S. deserters' bid for asylum has Canada abuzz - The Washington Times: World - December 23, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Canada's Immigration and Refugee Board is expected to rule in February in the case of Spc.
Vietnam draft dodgers were allowed to stay in Canada while their applications for permanent resident status were being considered by immigration authorities.
Desertion, however, is a crime in Canada as it is in the United States, and Patrick Charette, a spokesman for Canada's Department of Justice, says it is specifically covered in Canada-U.S. extradition treaties.
www.washtimes.com /world/20041222-094932-2814r.htm   (823 words)

 READER SERVICES PATHFINDER - RESEARCHING THE LAW OF CANADA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Additionally, Statutes of Canada, is an annual compilation of all Acts passed that year (essentially a bound edition of the Canada Gazette, part III).
Canada Current Law has a table of regulations in each monthly part that lists all new and amending regulations and the sections of regulations affected.
The Supreme Court of Canada, the highest court in Canada, was established in 1875.
www.aallnet.org /sis/ripssis/canada.html   (1584 words)

The period of arrival in Canada of all persons born outside of Canada and also of all persons who though born in Canada, had resided in another country for a period of one year or more was obtained.
Population by Birthplace, Racial Origin and Sex, for Provinces and Territories, Rural and Urban, 1941.
Immigrant Population by Period of Immigration, Birthplace and Sex, for Provinces and Territories, 1941.
www.gseis.ucla.edu /faculty/chu/count-aia/Country/Conf/Canada/1941.htm   (1225 words)

 Canada At War: Part 2, The World Wars
Canada had played an important role and that was recognised by the world as Canadian prime Minister Robert Borden signed the Treaty of Versaille with other nations.
In 1941, Canada was sent to Hong Kong to protect the British Territory from Japanese Control.
Canada had sent 1 100 000 men, 42 042 of them were killed and another 54 414 were wounded leaving 1 003 540 survivors.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/life_in_canada/18295/2   (447 words)

The well-known emblem of Canada, the red maple leaf, is finally given a history by this recent immigrant artist.
The author is an expert on the wilderness of Northern Canada and writes an apparently authentic story of the desparate struggle for survival of four people whose plane crashed hundreds of kilometers from the next human settlement.
It starts with the decline of an old woman who was so old that »she talked to her bones as if they were her children« and continues in a wry, lyrical style, telling of all the neighbor's efforts to keep her involved in life and all her stubborn refusals.
www.icdlbooks.org /servlet/WhiteRavens?title=Canada&where=country='Canada'   (14362 words)

He travels frequently from Canada to Europe where the work continues at the atelier in Wisques and the church in Porto.
His return on 3 september 1939 is blocked by the outbreak of the second world war.
In 1941 his permit to work as an architect in Canada is not renewed.
home.tiscali.nl /~ti125673/Canada.htm   (181 words)

 1941 Canada 5 Cent Fine - (eBay item 8376436737 end time Oct-14-07 11:25:05 PDT)
Winning bidder pays $1.99 S/H regular post in Canada and USA.
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Bidders outside Canada or USA, please email before bidding.
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 Timeline 1941
1941 Mar 28, The Italian fleet was routed by the British at the Battle of Matapan.
1941 Nov 21, Juliet Mills, actress (Nanny and the Professor, QB VII), was born in London England.
1941 Dec 10, The siege of Tobruk in North Africa, was raised.
timelines.ws /20thcent/1941.HTML   (12193 words)

 The Labour Gazette, 1952, page: 152   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
THE Co-operative Union of Canada, in its 1941 annual report, announces a considerable growth both in membership and in the volume of business transacted among its affiliated societies.
Such volume is exclusive of the turnover of two large grain marketing associations in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, both members of the Union which are not reported, and also of the marketing transactions of large co-operative livestock producers in Saskatchewan and the Maritimes and of a co-operative transportation society.
The aggregate net surplus of the retail societies for 1941 was $523.441, an increase of $193,152.
socserv2.socsci.mcmaster.ca /maclabour/RESOURCES/Labour_Gazette/Co-operatives/40s_Co-operatives/42-152.htm   (586 words)

 GUARANTEE - LoveToKnow Article on GUARANTEE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
If, therefore, persons wrongly suppose that a third person is liable to one of them, and a guarantee is given on that erroneous supposition, it is invalid ab initio, by virtue of the lex contracti2s, because its foundation (which was that another was taken to be liable) has failed (per Willes, J, in Mountstephen v.
In some countries, however, the mere personal incapacity of a son under age to borrow suffices to vitiate the guarantee of a loan made to him (Spain, 1824; Portugal, 822, S.2, 1535, 1536).
By many existing codes civil, however, a guarantee which imposes on the surety a greater liability than that of the principal is not thereby invalidated, but the liability is merely reducible to that of the principal (Fr.
www.1911ency.org /G/GU/GUARANTEE.htm   (2905 words)

 Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., Canada At The Crossroads
The Empire Club of Canada Speeches 1940-1941 (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941) pp.
Canada's part to play in a united Empire.
The speaker's suggestion that this critical situation can be dealt with by joint discussion between representatives of the different governments of Canada, and in no other way.
www.empireclubfoundation.com /details.asp?SpeechID=296   (467 words)

 Canadian Army 1941
February 1941 saw the expansion of the Canadian Armoured Corps.
This brigade left Canada in June 1941 and arrived in the United Kingdom on 30 June 1941.
It arrived in Hong Kong on 16 November 1941 and surrendered with the garrison on 25 December 1941.
users.adelphia.net /~dryan67/orders/canada1.html   (1166 words)

 eBay - 1941 canada cents, Coins World, Coins items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
World Coin: 1941 Canada 5 Cents in BU Condition
Canada Coin Folder for Ten Cent Coins 1858 - 1941
Canada - Newfoundland 5 Cents, 1941 EF Condition
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 Lawerence Zylenko, b: 1941 - Vegreville, Alberta Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Born: 1899, Ukraine Marr: 1921 Died: 1984, Alberta Canada
Born: 14 SEP 1941 - Vegreville, Alberta Canada
Marr: 4 JUL 1987 - Vermillion, Alberta, Canada
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 Unemployment Insurance Act (1941): historical context, economic impactand related links
Both the Supreme Court of Canada and the Privy Council in Britain agreed, and struck down the Act.
It could allow Canadians to quit for no good reason, they argued, and could even incite people who would otherwise have no intention of working to take on short-term work so they could collect benefits afterward.
For the 2000–01 fiscal year, the Government of Canada received $18.8 billion in EI premiums from employers and workers, and paid out $11.4 billion in EI benefits.
canadianeconomy.gc.ca /english/economy/1941ui.html   (540 words)

 Lawrie/Laurie Descendants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Margaret Lawrie (1804-??) Lanark, Scotland and Ontario, Canada
Margaret Hamilton (1829-??) Lanark, Scotland and Ontario, Canada
Gavin Hamilton (1835-??) Lanark, Scotland and Ontario, Canada
www.susansite.net /ancestors/laurie.htm   (245 words)

Photo of Edward Martin -This is an image of the original photo that was used in the newspaper article of Octber 8, 1941 which told of Edward Martin and George Huff's joining the CTC.
News paper article-This is an image of the the newspaper article of Octber 8, 1941 mentioned above.
-The following photos are from the time (Oct. 1941- Nov. 1941) that Edward spent at Bearmore House in Montreal, Canada while waiting for transport to the U.K. Beardmore House was the North American Headquarters for the Civilian Technical Corps where American recruits were processed before being sent to England.
www.dmmartin.net /photoindex_2.html   (956 words)

 Labour Gazette: 1940s Wages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
“Canada’s Wartime Wages Policy: Issued as a Supplement to the Labour Gazette, July, 1941,” Labour Gazette: July, 1941: supplement.
“Stabilization of Prices and Wages in Canada,” Labour Gazette, Nov. 1941: 1362-1364.
“Index Numbers of Wage Rates in Canada, 1939 to 1948,” Labour Gazette, 1949: 1208-1209.
socserv2.socsci.mcmaster.ca /maclabour/RESOURCES/Labour_Gazette/Wages/40s_Wages/40s-Wages_title_page.htm   (94 words)

 Company Profile - LifeFIT Canada
LifeFIT Canada, a division of the RA Centre, Canada’s finest fitness and lifestyle centre, serves the health and fitness needs of businesses.
The RA Centre is a sports, fitness and recreation complex situated on a 32 acre site located along the banks of the Rideau River in Ottawa, Canada’s National Capital.
This not-for-profit organization has grown from a concept in 1941 to Canada’s finest fitness and lifestyle centre.
www.racentre.com /lifefitcanada/e/profile.html   (317 words)

 Exchange of notes (November 10, 1941) between Canada and the United States of America constituting an agreement ...
Exchange of notes (November 10, 1941) between Canada and the United States of America constituting an agreement providing for the temporary raising of the level of Lake St. Francis during low water periods
The Beauharnois Light, Heat and Power Company has for some years, under the authority of the Parliament and Government of Canada, diverted water from Lake St. Francis for the development of hydroelectric power.
During these periods the water level of the Lake has fallen to 150·00 and may even fall to a lower level, whereas the mean level of the Lake is 151·7 and the normal high water 154·0.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /ca_us/en/cts.1941.19.en.html   (493 words)

 Canada's Air Mail Stamp, 1941 - ExploreNorth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
"People who pause to examine the air mail postage stamps they use in Canada might well be puzzled by the engraving which decorates them.
Presumably, an air mail stamp in a country where airline traffic is thriving should symbolize this spectacular activity.
"The Sekani was designed and manufactured in Canada but it made only one brief appearance in November 1937, then was withdrawn from circulation without being adopted commercially.
www.explorenorth.com /library/history/bl-airmail41.htm   (167 words)

 eBay Store - Prairie Coin: Canada 10 Cent: 1942 Canada 10 Cent Uncirculated, 1941 Canada 10 Cent Almost Uncirculated   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
We sell coins, paper money, single stamps and all different collections and their related supplies, specializing in Canada.
We have just listed a bunch of Great Britian mint never hinged stamp packs which should be interesting to both country and topical collectors.
Canada 363 25c Chemical Ind Matched Set PB's #1 NH
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 Stamps, Canada, Covers - Best Music Auctions
Canada ST.CATHARINES Ont Post Paid hs 19c (Parcel?) See
Canada Registered 5c 2c RLS 3c SQ Sawyerville Que 1885
Canada HALIFAX #37 3c SQ Perf 12.1 x12.1 with CERT 1887
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 Census of Canada, 1941   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Census questionnaires in: Census of Canada, 1941: volume I: general review and summary tables Appendix I pp.
These print publications should be available in any Depository Library Collection in Canada.
Counties and census divisions in: Census of Canada, 1941: volume I: general review and summary tables Appendix II: provincial maps and descriptions of census divisions.
www.chass.utoronto.ca /datalib/cc41/census41.htm   (105 words)

 Canadian Finnish Soldiers
Canada, 2 yrs England, 1½ yrs Italy, Total 4½ yrs
Canada, Overseas Flew 32 missions over enemy territory
Wounded in fall 1944 in Belgium and France in spring 1945.
www.genealogia.fi /emi/emi3d48de.htm   (240 words)

 RESULTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
American Base Forces A.P.O. 801-C 8-7-1941 Newfoundland Airport, Newfoundland, Canada 3c Defense 'Fruits Of Freedom, A Free America' Patriotic Philatelic Crease.
American Base Forces A.P.O. 801-A 10-10-1941B Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada 2c and 1c Defense 'United In Defense Of Freedom' Patriotic Philatelic.
American Base Forces A.P.O. 801-A 10-10-1941C Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada 2c and 1c Defense 'Let's Keep It Land Of The Free' Patriotic Philatelic.
www.postalhistory.com /results.asp?group=20&cs=cd-pt   (413 words)

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