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  CBC News - Indepth: Canada-U.S. Relations
Instead, Canada is given islands to the south of the Alaska panhandle.
With 26,791 troops, three destroyers, an air transport squadron and 22 fighter pilots, Canada is the third-largest contributor to the UN effort after the United States and the United Kingdom.
Canada is the sole financier of the project, which costs an estimated $220 million.Newly elected Prime Minister John Diefenbaker rallies for Canadian independence from U.S. influence.
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  Military history of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canada was colonized by two major European powers that were historically at odds with each other, and it was inevitable that this age-old tension would spill over into Canada; during the 17th and 18th centuries, there was almost continuous conflict between the colonizing powers in Canada.
The Lower Canada Rebellion was a greater threat to the British, and the rebels were victorious at the Battle of St Denis on November 23.
Canada also chose to stay out of several wars, despite the participation of close allies, most notably the Vietnam War and the Second Iraq War, although Canada lent indirect support and Canadians citizens served in foreign armies in both conflicts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Military_history_of_Canada   (6661 words)

 Canada - MSN Encarta
Although Canada had followed an isolationist policy in the 1930s, when Britain went to war in 1939, Canada joined the anti-Axis coalition.
Canada’s post-war affluence enhanced its status in a world of devastated European countries and less developed African and Asian lands.
In 1949 Canada approved NATO, guaranteeing the defence of Europe under US leadership.
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 Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Canada was reached by English expedition led by John Calbot in 1497 and French expedition in 1537.
Canada has mainly coal, metal, oil, machine building and chemical industries which are highly developed.
Canada is independent federal parliamentary system with Queen Elizabeth II as the head of state.
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 Canada in 1949 - Map - MSN Encarta
Canada in 1949 - Map - MSN Encarta
In 1949, Newfoundland, including the region of Labrador, decided to become a Canadian province, completing the Confederation.
This signaled approval for the liberal design of the government, which intended to minimize interference in industry, foster foreign trade, and ensure the social welfare of Canadian citizens through government programs.
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 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Canada @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Canada occupies all of North America N of the United States (and E of Alaska) except for Greenland and the French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon.
Canada is a federation of 10 provinces— Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia —and three territories— Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, and the Yukon Territory.
During the Ice Age all of Canada was covered by a continental ice sheet that scoured and depressed the land surface, leaving a covering of glacial drift, depositional landforms, and innumerable lakes and rivers.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1E1:Canada&refid=ip_almanac_hf   (4954 words)

 Newfoundland Joins Canada - Newfoundland and Confederation 1949
The official statement pointed to Canada's offer being based on long discussion with a delegation from the Convention, to the support for Confederation shown in the Convention, and to the fact that the issues had been sufficiently clarified to enable the people to decide whether Confederation would commend itself to them.
On July 30, 1948, the Prime Minister of Canada announced that the result of the referendum was "clear and beyond all possibility of misunderstanding", and that it was welcomed by the Government of Canada.
A Bill to approve the Terms of Union was passed by the Canadian Parliament and given the assent of the Governor General on Feb. 18, 1949.
www2.marianopolis.edu /nfldhistory/NewfoundlandJoinsCanada-Confederation1949.htm   (1067 words)

 The Atlas of Canada - Territorial Evolution, 1949   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1949, Newfoundland enters Confederation as the tenth province with the boundaries as delimited in 1927.
Canada’s long and diversified settlement history is reflected in the two distinct patterns of boundaries that differentiate between eastern and western Canada.
The eastern boundaries closely conform to natural features such as drainage basins, while the boundaries of western and northern Canada reflect the administrative organisation of these lands by, first, the Hudson’s Bay Company and later the Government of Canada.
atlas.nrcan.gc.ca /site/english/maps/historical/territorialevolution/1949   (101 words)

 Canada -> History on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The two Canadas were made one province by the Act of Union (1841) and became known as Canada West and Canada East.
Canada's first prime minister was John A. Macdonald (served 1867-73 and 1878-91), who sponsored the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Canada's new constitution also opened the way for native land claims that have changed the political appearance of N Canada and had effects elsewhere as well.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/canada_history.asp   (3139 words)

 Canada from A-Z
The largest earthquake in Canada was in 1949 on Queen Charlotte Islands.
The QUEEN of England is the sovereign of Canada.
Canada has the longest coastland of any country and the shores have many species of SEALIFE including abalone, Pacific herring and the Pacific Harbour Seal.
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In Lower Canada, immigration caused the English-speaking population to grow in Québec City, the Ottawa River valley, Montréal, and the Eastern Townships (east of Montréal).
Canada rushed troops westward on the new railroad, and the Métis were overwhelmed at the battle of Batoche, May 12, 1885.
In Atlantic Canada, attempts at industrialization had failed to stop the economy's slide that began with the decline of shipbuilding, and the region was now relatively worse off than the rest of the country.
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/GeogHist/histories/history/hiscountries/C/canada.html   (19947 words)

 Canada – foreign relations - List of Items - MSN Encarta
Canada – foreign relations - List of Items - MSN Encarta
The Dominion of Canada, which now includes Newfoundland and Labrador, has an area of 3,614,837 sq.
Its population was estimated at 13,210,000 as of July 1, 1948.
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 Canada - History Immigration
Canada was one of the smallest and most fragile British colonies.
Modern Canada, consisting of Ontario, Québec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, was born.
Canada's participation in both World Wars combined with increasing international relationships helped define the national significance and independence of Canada.
www.passtocanada.com /en/about/history.aspx   (609 words)

 O Canada - A neglected nation gets its Nobel. By Paul Krugman
But when it comes to international monetary matters, Canada has often been a very interesting case--the country that defies the trends, that demonstrates by example the hollowness of the conventional wisdom of the moment.
Right now, for example, Canada's ability to thrive with an independent dollar is the best single argument I know against British europhiles who insist that their nation must join the European Monetary Union or die.
Canada's unemployment rate is comparable to that of European social democracies (i.e.
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 1949 | Western Canada Baseball
For one thing is certain now, Brandon will be represented in 1949 by a club as strong or stronger than the Greys this year.
On May 21st, 1949 the Brandon Greys opened the season sweeping a twin-bill in Winnipeg.
1949 marked the initial tour by the California Mohawks.
www.attheplate.com /wcbl/1949_1.htm   (1428 words)

 Canada's Largest Earthquake - 1949   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Canada's largest historic earthquake (magnitude 8.1) occurred on August 22, 1949.
It occurred on the Queen Charlotte Fault (Canada's equivalent of the San Andreas Fault) - the boundary between the Pacific and North American plates that runs underwater along the west coast of the Queen Charlotte Islands off the west coast of British Columbia.
The shaking was so severe on the Queen Charlotte Islands that cows were knocked off their feet, and a geologist with the Geological Survey of Canada working on the north end of Graham Island could not stand up.
www.pgc.nrcan.gc.ca /seismo/hist/1949.htm   (140 words)

 Newfoundland joins Canada, 1949
But if the links between Canada and Newfoundland were strengthened during the war, the idea of a political union aroused little public interest.
He saw union with Canada as a means of giving the people "a half decent chance in life," through the introduction of "North American standards of public services" and social welfare.
In the referendum of June 3, 1948, 44.6 percent of voters supported the restoration of responsible government, 41.1 percent voted for confederation with Canada, and 14.3 percent opted for the existing system of government by commission.
www.ucs.mun.ca /~melbaker/confederation1949.htm   (2280 words)

 Norman Levine Summary
Levine left Canada in 1949 because, in his words, "to be the kind of writer I wanted to be in Canada was impossible.
Dominating the work is the feeling that he does not belong anywhere, and his final view of Canada is bitter because the country has failed to realize the dream of a golden future and new beginning for its immigrants.
After a trip to Canada to revisit family and write about the country, the narrator returns a chastened man, accepting his relationship with his wife and mediocre career, although he turns from travel writing to short stories by the end of the work.
www.bookrags.com /Norman_Levine   (1782 words)

 1949 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1948 in Canada, other events of 1949, 1950 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
Canadian appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council are abolished, making the Supreme Court of Canada the country's top court
See 1949 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1949_in_Canada   (195 words)

 1949 in Canada . 1948 in Canada . Guy Charron . March 30 . Réginald Bélair
1949, 1950 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
June 4, 1949 in Hearst, Ontario is a Canada Canadian politician.
Bélair is a former Liberal Party of Canada Liberal member of the Canadian House...
www.uk.kunsimuna.net /1949_in_Canada_UK_751577_nv   (332 words)

 Canada/History - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Interestingly enough, dimwits from the American South came to Canada for the occasion, convinced (mistakenly) that the occasion was for the revival of the Confederacy (they thought "free slaves" meant that Canada was having a sale).
Canada declares war before the USA and immediately the government forms a "royal commission" to decide on which side Canada will be.
Canada continued to fail at independence when in 2004 the United States of Canada was formed by the Blue states and Canada.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Canada/History   (2574 words)

 Union between Newfoundland and Canada, 1949
It remained a separate country and although it considered joining Canada on several different occasions, there was little public debate on the issue until 1947.
What was at issue was the future of a country; simply put, the question was whether the people were willing to trade their status as a self-governing dominion (the constitutional equal to Canada) for becoming one of the ten provinces of Canada.
What is true, however, is that the issue of union between Newfoundland and Canada divided communities and families, and after two bitter referenda, the people opted by a slight margin to join Canada because they believed that it offered their best chance of prosperity in the postwar world.
www.mta.ca /faculty/arts/canadian_studies/english/about/study_guide/debates/newfoundland_union.html   (682 words)

The four stamp strip shows the growth of Canada from the Confederation of Nova Scotia, New Burnswick and the Province of Canada in 1867, and the Northwest Territories and the Province of Manitoba, to the inclusion of British Columbia in 1871, Prince Edward Island in 1873, the enlargement of Manitoba in 1881.
The adjustment of the border between Quebec and Labrador was made in 1927 and Newfoundland joined Canada in 1949.
Issac Brock, the “Hero of Upper Canada,” was born on Guernsey on October 6, 1769.
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 Unit1: Earthquakes/The Seismicity of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The largest earthquake in Canada this century (magnitude 8.1) occurred in 1949 in the sparsely populated Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia.
Seismic zoning maps for Canada are derived from the analysis of past earthquakes, and from advancing knowledge of Canada's tectonic and geological structure.
The west coast of Canada is one of the few areas in the world where four tectonic plates meet and interact, and three different types of plate movements take place, resulting in significant earthquake activity.
www.civil.bcit.ca /courses/4167/unit1_02.htm   (1302 words)

 Canada - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
LOCATION and GEOGRAPHY: Canada is located on the North American Continent and occupies nearly all of it north of the United States except for Alaska to the west and a few small French islands.
On June 25, 1993 Campbell was sworn in as Canada's first female prime minister while national elections held on Oct. 25, 1993 resulted in the election of Jean Chretien of the Liberal Party as the country's new prime minister.
In 1993 Canada's international image as a leading peace-keeper was stained after 4 Canadian soldiers on the peace-keeping mission in Somalia were charge with torture and negligence and two with second-degree murder after 4 civilians were killed.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/canada.htm   (2090 words)

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).
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 Graptolites (Graptolithina) + pterobranchs (Pterobranchia) = hemichordate class Graptolithoidea.
Pterobranchites antiquus Kozlowski, 1949 from the upper Tremadoc of Poland
Graptocamara Kozlowski, 1949 from the upper Tremadocian of Poland
Tubicamara coriacea Kozłowski, 1949 from the upper Tremadocian of Poland
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 Newfoundland Act
Canada will assume and provide for the servicing and retirement of the stock issued or to be issued on the security of Newfoundland pursuant to The Loan Act, 1933, of Newfoundland and will take over the Sinking Fund established under that Act.
Without prejudice to the legislative authority of the Parliament of Canada under the Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1940, any works, property, or services taken over by Canada pursuant to these Terms shall thereupon be subject to the legislative authority of the Parliament of Canada.
Canada will provide for the maintenance in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador of appropriate reserve units of the Canadian defence forces, which will include the Newfoundland Regiment.
www.solon.org /Constitutions/Canada/English/nfa.html   (3108 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1949 American League
On June 24, 1949, the New York Yankees signed a high school player for $1,000 on the advice of scout Tom Greenwade who said, "The first time I saw (Mickey) Mantle I knew how Paul Krichell felt when he first saw Lou Gehrig.
On May 31, 1949, Lupica climbed to the top of the Cleveland Indians flagpole, perched himself on a platform, and told the media he would not come down until the seventh place Indians moved into first place.
On September 25, 1949, the Indians were still not in first place and Lupica was still on his platform - though he had been moved to a different ballpark (Municipal Stadium).
www.baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1949a.shtml   (891 words)

 1949 in Canada - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
See also: 1948 in Canada, other events of 1949, 1950 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
Canadian appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council are abolished, making the Supreme Court of Canada the country's top court
See 1949 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/1949_in_Canada   (159 words)

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