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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1942 in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Ralph Phillip Klein MLA (born November 1, 1942), leader of the Alberta Progressive Conservatives, is the current premier of the Canadian province of Alberta.
Canada is the second largest country in the world in area, after Russia, and has the longest coastline of any country in the world, being next to the Pacific, Arctic, and Atlantic Oceans.
Canada covers six time zones, from the west coast to the prairies, central Canada, and the Atlantic provinces; in the north there are three territories, stretching between Alaska and Greenland.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1942-in-Canada   (1957 words)

  
 Has Anybody Here Seen Canada? A History of Canadian Movies 1939-1953 (1979) (TV) - Full cast and crew   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Himself (at the Oscars, 1942, with Irene Dunne) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Himself (at Oscar dinner, 1942, with Roz Russell) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Herself (at Oscar dinner, 1942, with Cary) (archive footage) (uncredited)
www.imdb.com /title/tt0178556/fullcredits   (423 words)

  
  Canada - Simple English Wikipedia
Canada is the second largest country in the world in area, after Russia, and has the longest coastline of any country in the world, being next to the Pacific, Arctic, and Atlantic Oceans.
Canada covers six time zones, from the west coast to the prairies, central Canada, and the Atlantic provinces; in the north there are three territories, stretching between Alaska and Greenland.
One example is the Governor General of Canada, Michaëlle Jean, who came to Canada as a young child with her family from Haiti in 1968.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canada   (1026 words)

  
 Canada's Food Guides From 1942 to 1992   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Canada's first food guide, the Official Food Rules, was introduced to the public in July 1942.
Canada at war cannot afford to ignore the power that is obtainable by eating the right foods.
Canada's Official Food Rules were developed by the Nutrition Division of the federal government in collaboration with the Canadian Council on Nutrition.
www.hc-sc.gc.ca /fn-an/food-guide-aliment/hist/fg_history-histoire_ga_e.html   (3488 words)

  
 Naval History.CA - Articles - We'll Get Our Own: Canada and the Oil Shipping Crisis of 1942
Canada was dependent upon the oil brought from southern waters by these ships, but the United States Navy (USN), consumed by the crisis in the Pacific, refused to defend merchant shipping in the western Atlantic.
Canada's ocean-going tanker fleet had been reduced to six Canadian and five Norwegian-flag vessels on the east coast, and two Canadian-flag vessels on the west coast.
The oil convoys, together with the swift organization of coastal convoys in Canadian home waters, were substantial achievements for the RCN in a year that otherwise saw almost continuous crises for the overcommitted Canadian escort forces.
www.familyheritage.ca /Articles/oilarticle.html   (4055 words)

  
 For Sale : Canadian geology journals, bulletins, more for sale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Canada Mines Report 259 : 1913 : Researches on Cobalt and cobalt alloys, conducted at Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, for the Mines branch of the Department of Mines - Part I : Preparation of Metallic Cobalt by reduction of the oxide.
Canada Mines Report 351 = Bulletin 11 : 1915 : Investigation of the peat bogs and peat industry of Canada 1913-14.
Canada Mines Report 811 : ~1942 : Limestones of Canada - their occurrence and characteristics : Part V. Western Canada.
woodenski.com /2neat/international/canada.htm   (2785 words)

  
 CBC News Indepth: The Food We Eat: The Nation's Diet
Health Canada's office of nutrition policy and promotion is considering issuing different guides for different ethnic groups to reflect their widely varying diets.
Canada's first food guide was issued in 1942.
The 1949 guide, acknowledging that Canada's post-war population was eating more, suggested that "more" was not necessarily "better." The "Food Rules" became a "Food Guide." The suggestion to "Use Liver Frequently" morphed into "Eat Liver Occasionally." And by 1977, the suggestion to eat a serving of potatoes a day was deleted.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/food/updating_foodguide.html   (1193 words)

  
 Canada
Canada's border is defined as the 49th Parallel from Lake of the Woods to the Rocky Mountains.
Canada becomes the third nation in space with the launch of the satellite Alouette I (Sept. 29).
Canada is the first country to sign the international bio-diversity convention at the Earth Summit in Brazil (June).
mariola.bzdyra.tripod.com /p11canada.htm   (9942 words)

  
 Canada
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)

  
 Canada In WW2
The Statute of Westminster in 1931 had made Canada a fully independent nation with the right of discretion in matters of war and peace – a power that it had lacked in 1914.
There was no doubt as to what Canada's position would be: in the event of war between Britain and any combination of enemies threatening the survival of the ‘Mother Country’, Canada would support Britain.
Canada produced warships, merchant vessels, bombers, fighters, tanks, vehicles of all kinds, artillery pieces, and all sorts of military equipment and munitions, employing millions of people directly or indirectly.
www.canadianbattleofnormandyfoundation.ca /foundation/canada_in_ww2.htm   (517 words)

  
 SUNLINK WOTM - Canada and Mexico
Most of your check will center in the 900 section: 971 (history of Canada), 972 (history of Mexico), and the travel and description numbers for both (917.1 and 917.2).
Canada 1970 : the official handbook of present conditions and recent programs, 1969.
Canada and the U.S.A.: a background book about internal conflict and the new nationalism, 1972.
www.sunlink.ucf.edu /weed/archive/canada.html   (447 words)

  
 United Steelworkers in Canada Historical Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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.
Canada’s first major change in Industrial Relations since 1907 came with the federal government’s enactment of Privy Council 1003 (PC 1003).
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)

  
 Bloomberg.com: Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Canada's currency may have ``a little bit more to run,'' potentially weakening to C$1.2050 or 82.98 U.S. cents, Marta said.
Canada's currency and oil have moved in the same direction 83 percent of the time the past six months, according to Bloomberg data.
Canada's currency may rally to C$1.17 or 85.47 U.S. cents by year-end should oil rebound or foreign companies buy Canada's currency to pay for the Canadian companies they bought earlier this year, Marta said.
www.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10000082&refer=canada&sid=aFLRNLp0tR5k   (549 words)

  
 O Canada - History
In 1901, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall (later to be King George V and Queen Mary) toured Canada.
On July 27, 1942, Canada was in the grip of yet another World War.
On February 28, 1972, the Honourable Gérard Pelletier, Secretary of State of Canada, presented the bill to the House of Commons proposing the adoption of 'O Canada' as the National Anthem of Canada.
www3.sympatico.ca /goweezer/canada/cananhist.htm   (1275 words)

  
 Constantine, Major-General C.F., Canada's Defence Force—Its Relationship to the World Conflict   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Empire Club of Canada Speeches 1941-1942 (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942) pp.
Our job today to provide money, munitions, and men, and to hold high morale, in order that those who know best how and where to use them, may have them in the proper times and places and quantities to give us final and complete victory.
Ways in which Canada has taken part in many wars.
www.empireclubfoundation.com /details.asp?SpeechID=251   (269 words)

  
 WarMuseum.ca - Democracy at War - Conscription - Canada and the War
By mid-1940, however, there was enormous pressure from English Canada for total mobilization of manpower.
In a plebiscite of April 1942, King asked Canadians to release him from his 1939 promise.
Some 13,000 NRMA men eventually left Canada, but only 2,463 reached units in the field before the end of the fighting.
www.warmuseum.ca /cwm/newspapers/canadawar/conscription_e.html   (398 words)

  
 Action Vault - Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII Demo Impressions
In reality, none of these ultimately had significant impact on the way the hostilities played out, but in Digital Illusions Canada's upcoming Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII expansion pack, players will have the chance to discern for themselves how these and a number of other technological innovations might have affected the nature of warfare.
If you've restricted yourself to 'classic' Battlefield 1942 for the past nine months or so, it may take some to become accustomed to its handling characteristics, but putting in a few hours of flying time should reap rewards.
If there has to be one criticism, it's that the new vehicles haven't lent as exotic a flavor to the proceedings as perhaps had been hoped, but it remains to be seen if this will be the case in the commercial release.
actionvault.ign.com /features/impressions/bf1942swdemoimp.shtml   (1220 words)

  
 School of Geography and Earth Sciences at McMaster: Richard S. Harris - Publications
Housebuilding firms in Ontario, Canada 1978-1998 (with M. Buzzelli) Housing Studies 18, 3 (2003): 369-386.
Canada’s Reluctant Housing Program: The Veteran’s Land Act, 1942-1975 (with Tricia Shulist).
Canada's All Right': The Lives and Loyalties of Immigrant Families in a Toronto Suburb, 1900-1945, The Canadian Geographer 36, 1 (1992): 13-30.
www.science.mcmaster.ca /geo/faculty/harris/publications.html   (3396 words)

  
 Exchange of notes (November 2 and, 4, 1942) between Canada and the United States of America recording an agreement ...
Exchange of notes (November 2 and, 4, 1942) between Canada and the United States of America recording an agreement respecting workmen's compensation and unemployment insurance in connection with the construction of the military highway to Alaska and other united states projects in Canada
The United States Minister to Canada to the Secretary of State for External Affairs of Canada
I have the honor to refer to the discussions which took place in Ottawa June 3 and 4, 1942, between representatives of my Government and representatives of the Canadian Government regarding workmen's compensation and unemployment insurance, in Connection with the construction of the Military highway to Alaska and other American projects in Canada.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /ca_us/en/cts.1942.16.en.html   (854 words)

  
 OSCN Found Document:CANADA v. CANADA
Cite as: 1942 OK 45, 190 Okla. 203, 121 P.2d 989
Action in divorce by Leonard Irvin Canada against Effie Elizabeth Canada.
Therein the court entered a judgment for the defendant for alimony in the sum of $4,600, payable $40 per month until the youngest daughter became 18 years of age and $30 per month thereafter.
www.oscn.net /applications/oscn/deliverdocument.asp?citeid=7520   (1116 words)

  
 Timeline of Nuclear Proliferation
Nazi Germany, heartless, ambitious, and one of the great centers of scientific innovation was the first nation to look into the possibility of annihilating enemy armies with a flick of the switch.
Of course, that meant that the tight alliance of nations (the United States, Britain and Canada) trying to stop German world conquest had to look into it as well.
Canada cooperated extensively with the United States in the development and manufacture of nuclear weapons, and deployed hundreds of American warheads, but did not have an independent program.
users.rcn.com /mwhite28/nukes.htm   (702 words)

  
 Large Print Reviews - Nazi Eyes on Canada - A Review
King was the then Prime Minister of Canada and he exhorted his fellow Canadians to throw all of their support and backing into the war effort.
A Canada in which children are taken from their families and turned into automatons that worship only the Nazi state.
A Canada in which entire cities can be held accountable for the actions of one person, and if judged guilty, razed to the ground and its inhabitants slaughtered.
www.largeprintreviews.com /nazieyes.html   (976 words)

  
 Canada's Cultural Genocide: 1942 Mi'kmaq - Maliseet Centralization Plan
To get the centralization show on the road, in late 1939 and early 1940, Indian Affairs bureaucrats in Ottawa formulated a plan for the creation of two Indian agencies on the two Reserves in Nova Scotia where the Mi'kmaq were to be relocated-Shubenacadie and Eskasoni.
It would appear that one of the most valued qualities sought in prospective "qualified" employees of the Department was the ability to play fast and loose with the truth when it comes to statistics on Band members.
In 1942, with the Privy Council's endorsement of two agency locations in both Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, the Department hired four full-time Indian Agents and implemented its centralization plan for the Maritimes.
www.danielnpaul.com /CentralizationImplemented-1942.html   (867 words)

  
 Canada Special Weapons
In 1942, Canada was asked by Britain to help in the secret Manhattan Project.
Canada had the only uranium refinery outside Nazi-occupied Europe, at Port Hope, Ontario.
In the late 1940s, there was a perceived need for a large and reliable domestic source of uranium to replace supplies predominantly from the Belgian Congo and, to a lesser degree, Canada.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/world/canada   (533 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - List of Items - Canada – foreign relations
1999: Canada's Population Reaches 30.5 Million, but Growth Rate Slows
To a much greater extent than in the previous three years, Canadian life in 1942 was dominated by the war.
The shelling of Estevan Point on Vancouver Island by a Japanese submarine on June 20 marked the first attack on Canadian soil in the history of Canada as a Dominion.
encarta.msn.com /refedlist_210044529_4.4/1942_Canada.html   (142 words)

  
 Committee to Defend America By Aiding the Allies | Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
In January, 1942 CDAAA merged with the Council for Democracy to form Citizens for Victory: To Win the War, To Win the Peace.
The Committee to Defend America was a propaganda organization that worked to pursuade the American public that the United States should supply the Allies with as much material and financial aid as possible in order to keep the United States out of the war.
The Executive Committee of the Committee to Defend America was formed with Hugh Moore as the chair and Frederick C. McKee as the treasurer.
libweb.princeton.edu /libraries/firestone/rbsc/finding_aids/cda.html   (4831 words)

  
 Victory Gardens
During July, 1942, the "Victory Garden Brigade" of Victoria began petitioning J.G. Gardiner, Federal Minister of Agriculture, for governmental support for the Victory Garden movement.
During the month of April, 1942, the women pointed out, only #3 grade potatoes had been available in local markets.
The desirability of cultivating home vegetable gardens was strongly urged throughout the year in the press, on the radio, and in addresses to organizations.
www.cityfarmer.org /victgarA57.html   (1754 words)

  
 Fallen Son & Daughters Profiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
He married Lynn Connolly on Nov. 7, 1942, in Toronto, Canada.
The time from June 21, 1941 until his entry in to the U.S. Air Corps May 24, 1942, Hodgson was with the R.C.A.F. (Royal Canadian Air Force).
Edward Hodgson enlisted in the military service May 24, 1942, at Winnipeg, Canada, and entered active duty the same day.
www.state.sd.us /military/VetAffairs/sdwwiimemorial/SubPages/profiles/Display.asp?P=842   (327 words)

  
 WWII 1942 US, Canada, World License Plates Page - Brian's Military Jeeps of WW2
Here are photographs of the plates that were issued in the first full year of US involvement in WWII.
The stamps were issued from 1942 to 1946.
When affixed to the motor vehicle, they permitted use of that vehicle for a stated period.
members.aol.com /brimiljeep/WebPages/1942LicensePlatePage.html   (312 words)

  
 Bennett, Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Some of the impressions of the speaker with respect to the Empire affairs and with respect to Canada and its relation to the Empire.
The misunderstandings of the position of Canada and the other Dominions within the Empire, and of the vast colonial possessions in the Seven Seas of the Empire.
How Canada's national existence has been brought about by being part of the British Empire.
www.empireclubfoundation.com /details.asp?SpeechID=532   (306 words)

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