Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: 1946 in Canada


Related Topics

In the News (Wed 17 Apr 19)

  
  Save the Canada Dry Building!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Construction of the bottling plant, designed in 1946 by Walter Monroe Cory, was part of a commercial and industrial building boom -- largely of art deco-style structures -- that marked the coming of age of downtown Silver Spring over half a century ago.
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.
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)

  
 2. Canada, 1946-2000. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
Despite heavy dependence on the U.S. for economic development and defense, Canada experienced unprecedented economic growth and prosperity until the early 1970s.
By the late 1980s and early 1990s, Canada was also attracting increasing numbers of new immigrants from Europe (especially Italy), Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
A royal commission investigating the activities of a Soviet spy ring in Canada reported the disclosure of important secret information by Canadian officials and the existence of a Communist fifth column in Canada, directed by Soviet agents.
www.bartleby.com /67/3443.html   (528 words)

  
 CANADA
Canada spans an immense territory between the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east (hence the country's motto), with the United States to the south (contiguous United States) and northwest (Alaska), and the Arctic Ocean to the north; Greenland is to the northeast.
Canada's position between the Soviet Union (now Russia) and the US was strategically important during the Cold War as the route over the North Pole and Canada was the fastest route by air between the two countries and the most direct route for intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Canada claims 12 nautical miles (22 km) of territorial sea, a contiguous zone of 24 nautical miles (44 km), an exclusive economic zone of 200 nautical miles (370 km) and a continental shelf of 200 nautical miles (370 km) or to the edge of the continental margin.
www.solarnavigator.net /geography/canada.htm   (3667 words)

  
 1946 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1945 in Canada, other events of 1946, 1947 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
May 14 - The Canadian Citizenship Act 1946 is passed.
June 27 - Canadian Citizenship Act 1946 is enacted, recognized the definition of a Canadian citizen which included a reference to being a British subject
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1946_in_Canada   (236 words)

  
 Canada: Our Oldest Good Neighbor: What Was Canada’s Role in World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Canada: Our Oldest Good Neighbor: What Was Canada’s Role in World War II What Was Canada’s Role in World War II Canada, of its own free will, entered the war in September 1930 because it then realized that Nazi Germany threatened the very existence of Western civilization.
On the outbreak of hostilities, the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan was established in Canada to develop the air forces of Britain, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as of Canada.
Canada also left its stamp upon the work of the San Francisco Conference, particularly the constitution of the Economic and Social Council.
www.historians.org /projects/GIRoundtable/Canada/Canada_6.htm   (685 words)

  
 Official History in Canada
Canada and the British Army 1846-1871: A Study in the Practice of Responsible Government (London: Longmans, 1936).
The Canadian Government appointed a correspondent in England to "give the public of Canada an account of the performance of Canadian troops" and that this would be done "by means of daily cables." The correspondent was an expatriate Canadian, Sir Max Aitken (better known as Lord Beaverbrook).
Before this could be done, Cruikshank believed that it would be necessary to write an account of military development in Canada prior to the outbreak of war in 1914, and he proceeded to do just that.
www.warchronicle.com /canada/official_history.htm   (5260 words)

  
 Scouts Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scouts Canada is a Scout association and member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, in affiliation with the French-language Association des Scouts du Canada.
In 1998, the Baden-Powell Scouts (BPSA) were established in Canada, rejecting the modernization of the Scout method by WOSM and Scouts Canada.
Scouts Canada challenged the association and successfully argued that the word "Scout", in the context of a youth organization, is a trademark held by Scouts Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scouts_Canada   (1057 words)

  
 TIME.com: There'll Always Be a Canada -- Mar. 18, 1946 -- Page 1
Canada, a country that lives by exporting, stood to lose her best customer.
Moreover, Canada agreed to settle, for $150,000,000, all big and little "known and unknown" claims that resulted from an intermeshed war effort.
The loan that Canada's 12,000,000 people were now granting to the mother country was bigger, in terms of lender's capacity, than the proposed U.S. loan.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,934467,00.html   (575 words)

  
 1948 Silver Cup - Miss Canada III Wins Silver Cup
During the twelfth lap, Miss Canada's speed dropped to 69.677 mph, her slowest of the 15 trips around the course in the Detroit River.
Miss Canada stayed in front of Pepsi for the next five laps to the finish and won the heat with a 73.881-mile average for the 45 miles.
Miss Canada III, a mile ahead of So Long, played it cozy and finished as the winner of the heat with a 68.471 mph average, and a 71.074 mph average for the 90 miles, to win the Silver Cup.
www.lesliefield.com /races/1948_silver_cup.htm   (862 words)

  
 canada history-1
In 1976 the Scouts Canada logo was introduced an since then Scouting in Canada has become commonly referred to as SCOUTS CANADA.
The "Aim" of Scouts Canada is to help children, youth and adults develop their character as resourceful and responsible members of the community by providing opportunities and guidance for their mental, physical, social and spiritual development.
Scouts Canada grants charters to Provincial Councils to administer Scouting within the area as defined in the charter.
n2zgu.50megs.com /CAND.htm   (546 words)

  
 Canada - Related Items - MSN Encarta
The overshadowing consideration in Canada during 1946, as elsewhere, was reconversion and reconstruction.
For Canada, it was the first full peacetime year since 1938.
The Dominion had been drawn into the war to a greater extent, in relation to its size, than the United States.
encarta.msn.com /related_761563379_25.4.8/1946_Canada.html   (134 words)

  
 Canadian Genealogy and History Links - National
Canada's Orange Roots At the turn of the 20th century it was estimated that one in three Protestant males was a member of an Orange Lodge in Canada.
Orange Roots and Heritage in Canada At the turn of the 20th century it was estimated that one in three Protestant males was a member of an Orange Lodge in Canada.
Canada, by Train A short history of railways in Canada, a collection of railway advertising, and the contribution of railways to the growth of Canada.
www.islandnet.com /~jveinot/cghl/national.html   (8609 words)

  
 Exchange of notes (September 28 and November 13/15, 1946) between Canada and the United states of America recording an ...
Exchange of notes (September 28 and November 13/15, 1946) between Canada and the United states of America recording an agreement for the waiver of claims arising from maritime collisions involving vessels of the two countries
I have the honor to refer to your note No. 348 of September 28, 1946 containing the text of a proposed agreement between the Governments of Canada and of the United States of America for the waiver of certain claims involving vessels of the two Governments.
I have the honour to refer to your note of November 13, 1946, regarding the proposed agreement between the Governments of Canada and the United States of America for the waiver of certain claims involving vessels of the two governments and to Mr.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /ca_us/en/cts.1946.42.en.html   (727 words)

  
 Mercury Pickups 1946-1968
Canada between 1946 and 1968 by the Ford Motor Co. of Canada.
Starting in 1946 and running through 1968, Canadian truck buyers had a choice of two nameplates on Ford trucks built in Canada.
Ford trucks were sold through Canadian Ford dealers.
groups.msn.com /MercuryPickups19461968   (309 words)

  
 World History Compass, Canadian History
The Canadian Government's internment of Ukrainian Canadians in Concentration Camps in Canada during the period of 1914-1920.
This exhibition is designed to illustrate, through the National Archives of Canada's collections, the many roles that Canadian men and women played during the First World War, and the definite mark the war left on Canadian society.
In accordance with the mandate to study the "Transformation of Canada," the collection of the Canada Science and Technology Museum encompasses a broad cross-section of Canadian scientific and technological heritage.
www.worldhistorycompass.com /canada.htm   (1323 words)

  
 Mercury Truck History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Mercury trucks were built in Canada between 1946 and 1968 by the Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited.
More lower-priced cars were sold in Canada than in the United States because of the slightly lower standard of living, not to mention whopping sales and excise taxes that added almost 20 percent to the sticker prices across the border.
For instance, like the American-built Ford trucks, Ford of Canada's 1946-47 pickups were warmed-over pre-war models, but the Mercury trucks were treated to a heavily-chromed grille and bumper treatment, compared to the Ford's plain looks.
mercurypickup.com /merc_history.htm   (746 words)

  
 Canadian Immigration Theme Page
It gives an overview of immigration to Canada during the 1800's starting first with information on each region of Canada (starting on the east coast and working westwards) and then giving summaries on various ethnic communities.
A document discussing the impact of being a child of parents who are immigrants to Canada.
Many of the vast number of recent publications regarding Canada's immigration instructions, laws, policies, facts and figures are available on-line and in a downloadable format.
www.cln.org /themes/immigration.html   (817 words)

  
 Canadian Citizenship by birth
•(i) Was born in Canada or on a Canadian ship and was not an alien at the time of the child's birth.
NOTE: Section 8, C.C.A. provides that where a child is born after the death of his father, the child shall for the purposes of this part, be deemed to have been born immediately before the death of the father.
His father, or in the case of a child born out of wedlock, his mother, at the time of the child's birth, is a Canadian citizen.
www.theshipslist.com /Forms/CanCitBirth.htm   (992 words)

  
 TIME.com: The U.S. Objects -- Jul 8, 1946 -- Page 1
Canada's family ties with Britain and her neighborly ties with the U.S. were strained last week.
Mother country Britain and elder daughter Canada planned a tight family deal: Britain would buy an average of 145 million bushels of Canada's wheat annually (37% of this year's expected crop) for the next four years.
And Britain, which was forced to ration bread last week for the first time in her history, was angry because she will have to pay more for her daily bread.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,778726,00.html   (596 words)

  
 Exchange of notes (September 3 and 27, 1946) between Canada and the United States of America recording an agreement for ...
Exchange of notes (September 3 and 27, 1946) between Canada and the United States of America recording an agreement for the mutual interchange of patent rights in connection with RDX and other explosives
Office for Emergency Management, Executive Office of the President, and the Government of Canada, through the President of The Honorary Advisory Council for Scientific and Industrial Research of Canada.
I have the honour to refer to your note of September 3, 1946, proposing an Agreement which the Government of the United States of America is prepared to make with the Government of Canada for the mutual interchange of patent rights in connection with RDX and other explosives.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /ca_us/en/cts.1946.51.en.html   (568 words)

  
 Publisher description for Library of Congress control number 00053882   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
His oldest friend had just returned from Vietnam and was already showing signs of the war-caused trauma that would destroy him; he had seen and done things too terrible to describe.
By now deeply opposed to the war, he crossed the border into Canada, leaving behind his family, the girl he loved -- and his beloved homeland.
Now one of Canada's most successful journalists, Jack Todd is a remarkable writer of great power and vibrancy.
www.loc.gov /catdir/description/hm021/00053882.html   (325 words)

  
 The UKUSA Community
Recognizing the intelligence benefits that Canada derived from that membership, the Canadian government decided early in 1946 that Canada should remain a member of the post-war intelligence community.
Canada continues to maintain SIGINT liaison officers at NSA and GCHQ.
Apparently, however, Canada is not a signatory of the UKUSA agreement itself.
www.tscm.com /cseukusa.html   (1291 words)

  
 eBay Store - John Talman Stamps Collectibles: Canada Mint Stamps, Canada Used Stamps, Canada Covers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Canada - 1933 3c Medallion Coil X 100 used #207
Canada - 1962 5c Education X 800 used #396
Canada - 1946 10c Peace Issue Plate Block mint #269
stores.ebay.com /John-Talman-Stamps-Collectibles   (341 words)

  
 Getting Started: Transport Canada 1936-1946   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
By August 1937, the Department of Transport had 6,543 employees on its roster, with an average monthly salary of about $85.
Within two years, the department would be called upon to make a massive contribution to Canada's war effort.
The outbreak of hostilities in September 1939 had an immediate impact on the activities of the department's civil aviation division, which was tasked with building airports and training schools for the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan.
www.tc.gc.ca /publications/ourstory/1936-1946-menu.htm   (290 words)

  
 Welcome to MercuryPickup
This site is about the Mercury trucks that were built in Canada between 1946 and 1968 by the Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited.
Starting in April 1946, and running to March 23, 1968, Canadian truck buyers had a choice of two nameplates on Ford trucks built in Canada.
Between 1948 and 1968 Ford of Canada used the "F" prefix for Ford and "M" for Mercury.
www.mercurypickup.com   (753 words)

  
 1946 - Webled.com
[ 1946 : MAH Van Memurlu??u'nun Yuva Ă‚mirli??i haline getirilmesi.
MySQL Bugs: #1946: You can always mysql_real_query a query with placeholders...
[ I realize that this is 1946, but I might imagine that spies and secret ]...
www.webled.com /1946.htm   (202 words)

  
 Shop eBay Canada Store - SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO COIN:: Category 4 MINT PRODUCT, Category 1 RAW COINS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
CANADA *** 1938 NGC MS 63 QUARTER ***
CANADA *** 1950 no design in "0" 50 CENTS ***
CANADA 1950 I.C.G. MS 64 design in "0" 50 CENTS
stores.ebay.ca /SOUTHWESTERN-ONTARIO-COIN   (166 words)

  
 ACE Index: Canada Photo Equipment Manufacturers and Canadian Distributors
Manufacturers representative in Canada for Alpa cameras, Cosina cameras and lenses, Foma fl and white films and photographic paper, Subal underwater camera housings, Subeye underwater cameras, Colorvir color dyes and toners for fl and white prints, and the Siral Photopacker automated photo sleever for minilabs.
Details about Agfa operations in Canada, including product information for scanners, digital cameras, prepress products and systems, amateur and professional film, and medical imaging technology.
Photographers worldwide have used Canada Mounts for more than 18 years to give their school, wedding and portrait photographs the finishing touch.
www.acecam.com /canada3.html   (1398 words)

  
 British North America Act, 1946   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
An Act to provide for the readjustment of the representation of the House of Commons of Canada consequent on the basis of the populatio of Canada
Whereas the Senate and the House of Commons of Canada in Parliament assembled have submitted an address to His Majesty praying that his Majesty may graciously be pleased to cause a Bill to be laid before the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the enactment of provisions hereinafter set forth:
This Act may be cited as the British North America Act, 1946, and the British North America Acts, 1867 to 1943, and this Act may be cited together as the British North America Acts, 1867 to 1946.
www.efc.ca /pages/law/cons/Constitutions/Canada/English/bnaa_1946.html   (246 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.