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  Normandy 1944 - Veterans Affairs Canada
Many even fail to remember that young Canadian men and women played a major role in the greatest seaborne invasion of all time, the Allied assault on Normandy on June 6, 1944, and in the long, wearying struggle that followed in the Norman countryside.
By the third week in August, when the campaign in Normandy at last came to its end, the armies of the Nazi regime had suffered a resounding defeat, one in which Canadian regiments played a major role.
In the process, Canada's troops had been forged into a highly effective army.
www.vac-acc.gc.ca /general/sub.cfm?source=history/secondwar/Normandy   (187 words)

  Brock Chisholm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chisholm was a controversial public speaker who nevertheless had great conviction, and drew much cynicism within the Canadian public for comments in the mid-1940s that children should not be encouraged to believe in Santa Claus.
Chisholm was an Honorary President of the World Federalists of Canada, President of the World Federation of Mental Health (1957 - 1958) and an Honorary Fellow of a number of prestigious medical associations.
He received numerous honorary degrees and was made a Companion of the Order of Canada in 1967.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brock_Chisholm   (885 words)

 The Labour Gazette, June 1945, pages: 905-909   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
IN its annual review of employment in Canada, 1944, the Dominion Bureau of Statistics reported that the year was characterized by a greater degree of stability in industrial employment as a whole than any other year since 1920, the year employment statistics were first recorded.
The annual index for 1944 at 183.0 per cent of the 1926 average was very little lower than the 1943 mean of 184.1 and was otherwise the highest in the record of 25 years.
The gross weekly payrolls in the nine industrial divisions in 1944 averaged $61,033,381, or an annual payroll of approximately $3,173,735,800, disbursed in salaries and wages by the co-operating establishments.
socserv.socsci.mcmaster.ca /maclabour/RESOURCES/Labour_Gazette/Employment/40s_Employment/45-905.htm   (1604 words)

 Canada-Chile Relations
Chile and Canada are also active partners in the Free Trade Area of the Americas process, often sharing information and coordinating approaches and positions during negotiations.
Canada and Chile cooperate closely on a range of issues at the UN, the Organization of American States, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) and within the Summit of the Americas process.
Canada was the first NAFTA country, the first G7 country, and the first member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development to sign a free trade agreement with Chile.
www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca /latinamerica/chilerelations-en.asp   (526 words)

 sciforums.com - D-DAY Canadian facts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
By 1944 though, Canada had 1 million soldiers, not bad coming from only a population of 11.5 million people, hundreds of warplanes, and it's navy was the third largest in the world.
By dusk, us, little Canada, had made the deepest penetrations inshore of all the attackers-this is for those of you who think that bigger is better.
But Canada has finally got it's act together with her budget, it was out of control back in the Conservative days.
www.sciforums.com /showthread.php?t=23447   (902 words)

 Canada’s Participation in War, Peace and Security
Canada's role as a major supplier of war equipment re-vitalised industries and farms that had been hard hit by depression and drought.
Canada comes of age in the anguish of World War II, with soldiers on the beaches at Dieppe and women in the industrial work force back home.
It is a period of maturation, from the enthusiastic rush as Canada joins the war effort, to the historic landings in France and Italy, as fighting men and civilians at home begin to appreciate the realities of war.
www.hwcdsb.edu.on.ca /curriculum/resource/library/History/cpwps.htm   (2312 words)

 The Nation, 06/10/1944 - Canada Swings Left by Lewis, David   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The article presents information on the political development in Canada, during the early 1940's.
...Canada Swings Left BY DAVID LEWIS A^ AMERICAN liberal observing Canadian politics today would be struck by one encouraging fact: the competition between political parties is on the left...
...By reason of a combination of events in western Canada, the initiative in founding the C. was taken by farmer groups on the prairies...
www.nationarchive.com /Summaries/v158i0024_06.htm   (1962 words)

 Exchange of notes (March 1 and 23, 1944) between Canada and the United States of America constituting an agreement for ...
Exchange of notes (March 1 and 23, 1944) between Canada and the United States of America constituting an agreement for the settlement of claims arising out of traffic accidents involving Canadian and United States vehicles
The Secretary of State for External Affairs of Canada to the United States Ambassador to Canada
The Government of Canada agree to the changes in the proposed Agreement suggested in your Note No. 75 of December 22, 1943.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /ca_us/en/cts.1944.10.en.html   (362 words)

 Niven, Frederick John
Niven is best known for his novels of Scotland and Scots in Canada.
Raised and educated in Scotland, Niven wrote about Canada for British papers after an 1899-1900 trip to BC.
From 1908 he produced over 30 novels, 3 of which are not only considered his best work but are often thought of as an historically authentic trilogy of western settlement: The Flying Years (1935), Mine Inheritance (1940) and The Transplanted (1944) present Canada's development from the beginnings of the Selkirk settlement to WWII.
thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0005763   (111 words)

 Family allowance program (1944): historical context, economic impact and related links
It was in this context that the Government of Canada brought in the family allowance and other measures, such as unemployment insurance and a proposal for health insurance.
In 1993, the family allowance, the refundable child tax credit and a non-refundable child credit were replaced by a new income-tested child tax benefit that provided monthly benefits based on the number of children and the level of family income.
The Government of Canada paid out $6 billion in child tax benefits to Canadian families in the 1999–2000 fiscal year.
canadianeconomy.gc.ca /english/economy/1944family.html   (586 words)

 D-Day-Canada’s-Battle-reports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Highland Light Infantry of Canada was there, along with the machine-gunners from the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa and the tankers from the 1st Hussars.
He much preferred to put Canada's efforts into air and naval warfare, dreading the bloodshed of ground combat and the political uproar that such casualties and perhaps the need for conscription would raise.
Initial planning envisioned American and British contingents, but by 1944, Canada had 250,000 troops in Britain and had built up a track record in the Italian campaign the previous year.
www.cp.org /english/online/full/National/040604/n060428A.html   (2146 words)

 1945 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1944 in Canada, other events of 1945, 1946 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
June 26 - Canada is a founding member of the United Nations
September 5 - The defection of Soviet embassy clerk Igor Gouzenko reveals a Soviet spy ring in Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1945_in_Canada   (328 words)

 Horne Coupar Barristers & Solicitors
The question of what a non-resident purchaser of real property in Canada needs to know about tax implications continues to be popular as visitors to Victoria decide to buy a place and spend more time here.
U.S. citizens are relatively free to occupy residential premises in Canada on a temporary basis.
While it is not a problem for people who are non-resident of Canada to acquire property here, the effect of the tax withholding provisions can cause hardship if they are not aware of them.
www.hc-law.com /nonres.html   (895 words)

 1944 nickel Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
If you need help locating 1944 nickel then you've come to the right place because we have all the 1944 nickel you could want.
The 1944 nickel was not the only counterfeit to be reported at that time.
Nickels from 1939, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, and 1953 were also reported.
nickel.6infostorm8.info /nickels-worth/1944-nickel.html   (228 words)

 The Labour Gazette, July 1946, page: 1034   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
THERE was a substantial increase in the number of immigrants entering Canada for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1945, compared with that of the preceding fiscal year, according to figures released by the Immigration Branch of the Department of Mines and Resources.
During the period April, 1944, to March, 1945, a total of 15,306 immigrants came to Canada, representing a 69 per cent increase over the number of persons (9,040), entering the country during the corresponding period of 1943-44.
In the period under review, the greatest number of immigrants, 9,943, were from the British Isles, an increase of 132.4 per cent over the 4,278 persons entering Canada from this source during the comparable period in 1943-44.
socserv.socsci.mcmaster.ca /maclabour/RESOURCES/Labour_Gazette/Immigration/40s_Immigration/46-1034.htm   (350 words)

 weather history for belgium december 1944   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
One such unusual mission started in 1944, when four B-25s were assigned to the andquot;Army...
Canada - Belgium 1944 - 1994 - Veterans Affairs Canada
Canada - Belgium (PDF - 2.64 M) All photos courtesy of National...
www.love2dance.org.uk /weather_history_for_belgium_december_1944.html   (347 words)

 Canadian flag 1944 Information
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This flag was suggested by Adélard Godbout (Premier of Quebec in 1936 and from 1939 to 1944) in 1947 for Canada.
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 sciforums.com - D-DAY Canadian facts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The continued sluggishness of the US economy has increased the chances of further interest rate cuts south of the border which, combined with the anti-inflationary impact of the surge in the Canadian dollar, will limit the upward pressure on Canadian rates.
SARS, BSE and a downward revision to the Economist Intelligence Unit's US growth forecast have led to a cut in Canada's GDP forecast from 2.8% to 2.5% for 2003 and from 2.9% to 2.8% for 2004.
It was the The Winnipeg Grenadiers and the Royal Rifles of Canada.
www.sciforums.com /printthread.php?t=23447&pp=40   (1546 words)

 Murray, Major Gladstone, Canada and the Empire of Tomorrow
The Empire Club of Canada Speeches 1943-1944 (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944) pp.
Justification now for certain conclusions; the victory of the United Nations assured; the collapse of Germany; the reduction of Japan; afterwards, a period of uncertainty.
Canada, emerging as a strong world power, a factor in this strengthening of Empire.
www.empireclubfoundation.com /details.asp?SpeechID=387   (389 words)

 Juno Beach Centre - Courseulles, June 6th, 1944
Here, you are transported back in time to that monumental day to experience the emotionally charged landing craft ride onto Juno Beach.
During a short multimedia presentation you will feel as though you were one of the 14, 000 Canadian forces personnel crossing the Channel anticipating the great invasion to end the war.
Canada goes to war: war abroad, war at home
www.junobeach.org /Centre/english/experience/rooma   (70 words)

 1944   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
1941 1942 1943 - 1944 - 1945 1946 1947
November 7 - U.S. presidential election, 1944: Franklin D. Roosevelt wins reelection over Republican challenger Thomas E. Dewey to become the only U.S. president to be elected to a fourth term.
November 22 - William Lyon Mackenzie King introduces conscription in Canada (see Conscription Crisis of 1944).
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/1/19/1944.html   (2146 words)

 Literary Encyclopedia: Page, P. K.
She has contributed invaluably to the development of a modernist poetics in Canada, and her accomplished body of work, now spanning more than six decades, has been praised for its brilliant imagery, its technical virtuosity, and its intuition of an unseen order beyond the senses.
In 1935, she returned to Canada and lived in St. John, New Brunswick, undertaking various literary projects that included radio dialogues and children’s theatre.
In 1944, Page’s work was anthologized in Unit of Five, together with the poetry of James Wreford, Raymond Souster, and Ronald Hambleton, the volume’s editor.
www.litencyc.com /php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=5236   (1652 words)

 World War 2 at Sea - 1944, Normandy, Invasion, D-day, Falaise, Paris, Leyte Gulf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Canada - At the second Quebec Conference, Prime Minister Churchill and President Roosevelt review the progress of the war.
Since June 1944 the other eight surviving U-boats have all been lost at Toulon, either by USAAF raids or through scuttling.
There are all the attendant problems of movement and supply in mountainous and monsoon country, and over the major rivers of Burma.
www.naval-history.net /WW2194406-2.htm   (5121 words)

 1944 Online Research :: Information about 1944   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
1944 was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar).
July 25 - Operation Spring - One of the bloodiest days for Canada during the war: 18,444 casualties, including 5,021 killed.
November 7 - U.S. presidential election, 1944 : Franklin Delano Roosevelt wins reelection over United States Republican Party challenger Thomas E. Dewey to become the only U.S. president to be elected to a fourth term.
in-northcarolina.com /search/1944.html   (3383 words)

 The Nation, 12/02/1944 - Canada's Crisis
The crisis that McKenzie King faced as he met the Canadian Parliament on the vote of confidence was only partly of his making.
It stemmed from an ancient tension between the French and English Canada, two cultural divisions of the nation.
...National unity in Canada will in the long run be achieved-as national unity in this country will be achieved-in terms of social objectives that meet-die needs of the majority of all the people...
www.nationarchive.com /Summaries/v159i0023_03.htm   (865 words)

 Canada - Belgium 1944 - 1994 - Veterans Affairs Canada
Canada - Belgium 1944 - 1994 - Veterans Affairs Canada
All photos courtesy of National Archives of Canada with the exception of: Adegem Canadian War Cemetery, DVA photo
© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada represented by the Minister of Veterans Affairs, 2005.
www.vac-acc.gc.ca /general/sub.cfm?source=history/secondwar/Belgium   (54 words)

 airguns canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Canada Chile China Columbia Costa Rica Dominican Republic Egypt El Salvador Estonia Finland France...
Canada 905-564-0460 TEL 800-856-6625 US Toll Free Number 905-564-0462...
The Canada Revenue Agency's Web site provides electronic access to the majority of the Agency's public information holdings, including forms, publications, and guides.
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 Agreement between the Governments of the Commonwealth of Australia and Canada on the Principles applying to the ...
The Government of Canada will make available under the War Appropriation (United Nations Mutual Aid) Act of Canada, 1943, to the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia such war supplies as the Government of Canada shall authorize from time to time to be provided.
Title to any cargo ships delivered under this agreement will remain with the Government of Canada and the ships shall be chartered to the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia on terms providing for their re-delivery.
The Governments of Canada and the Commonwealth of Australia re-affirm their desire to promote mutually advantageous economic relations between their countries and throughout the world.
www.austlii.edu.au /au/other/dfat/treaties/19440001.html   (634 words)

 Juno Beach Centre - Faces of Canada Today
Short films and exhibits illustrate Canada’s cities, culture, technology and sports.
Meet people who live in Canada through photo and text to discover the country’s diverse origins.
If you are from another country you can experience what it means to be Canadian for the first time.
www.junobeach.org /Centre/english/experience/roomg   (107 words)

 More Fighting for Canada: Five Battles, 1760-1944
In fact, Canada was created through armed conflict, or the threat of such conflict, and throughout their history Canadians have proved themselves to be a far more warlike people than some would like to believe.
is a study of five battles fought to defend Canada or by Canadian soldiers fighting overseas on behalf of their nation.
The work of six professional military historians, the emphasis throughout is on the tactical level of war ­ the sharp end of the business where soldiers kill and are killed, and where personal leadership, training and experience are of foremost importance.
www.rbstudiobooks.com /FFC2.html   (648 words)

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