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  1962 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1961 in Canada, other events of 1962, 1963 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
June 18 - In the 1962 Federal election John Diefenbaker's Progressive Conservative Party of Canada is reduced to a minority government
See 1962 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1962_in_Canada   (272 words)

 MA's Stamp Album - Canada - 1962
Canada must attain higher standards of education because of its present position as a relatively young country striving to hold its place among the leading nations of the world.
Today, Victoria is justly proud of the largest drydock in Canada, the largest astrophysical telescope in the nation, the largest per capita tourist trade in Canada and the mildest winter climate of any Canadian city.
The importance of agriculture in the Canadian economy is evidented (sic) by the fact that close to 300,000 square miles, or some 11 percent of the land mass of the provinces is used for agricultural purposes.
victorian.fortunecity.com /verona/643/1962.htm   (2211 words)

 Physician's Views on the Socialization of Medecine in Canada from 1962 to 1966
It was not until the Canada Medical Act was proclaimed that the CMA could realistically obtain a membership large enough to provide it with adequate funding and political influence.
The period spanning 1962, when the Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Act was introduced, to 1966, which saw the passing of the National Medical Insurance Act, provides a fascinating example of the dynamics of a profession under the threat of an outside body attempting to infringe upon its autonomy.
The attitudes and actions of doctors during 1962 are consistent with their having a sense of fear and lack of understanding of the debate at hand.
www.med.uottawa.ca /medweb/hetenyi/thompson.htm   (15853 words)

Tufts (1962) summarized the status of the Roseate Tern as rare and declining.
In summary, the total size of the breeding population of Roseate Terns in Canada is between 103 and 127 pairs, or 3-4% of the total population in northeastern North America.
Roseate Terns in Canada and the United States are still threatened by gulls and mainland predators on the breeding grounds, and human predators on the wintering grounds.
elibrary.unm.edu /sora/JFO/v058n04/p0505-p0515.html   (4548 words)

 Timeline 1962
1962 Mar 21, A female fl bear was taken aboard a B-58 bomber out of Edwards Air Force Base in California, flown up to 35,000 feet at a supersonic speed of 850 miles per hour, and ejected from the bomber in a specially made capsule.
1962 Mar 26, The U.S. Supreme Court in Baker vs. Carr gave federal courts the power to order reapportionment of seats in a state legislature, a decision that eventually led to the doctrine of "one man, one vote." It arose from a Tennessee case in which Carr was the state attorney general.
1962 Oct 18, Dr. James D. Watson of the United States and Dr. Francis Crick and Dr. Maurice Wilkins (d.2004) of Britain, were named winners of the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology for their work in determining the double-helix molecular structure of DNA.
timelines.ws /20thcent/1962.HTML   (9593 words)

In 1962, Canada became the third country in space with the launch of Alouette- 1.
Canada's new space programme, approved earlier this year and unveiled outside Canada for the first time today, was conceived to respond to this challenging new environment.
Canada's commitment to being a full partner in the largest and most complex international science and technology project in history, the International Space Station, is evidenced in Canada's contribution of the Mobile Servicing System, the robotic system that will be used to assemble and maintain the Station in orbit.
www.un.org /events/unispace3/speeches/20can.htm   (1512 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.
www.slate.com /id/36764   (1521 words)

 Road to Recovery for the Aleutian Canada Goose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Aleutian Canada geese were not found on any of the islands where they historically nested and were thought to be extinct.
In March, the Aleutian Canada goose was officially declared an endangered species under the Endangered Species Protection Act of 1966 (law that preceded the Endangered Species Act).
By December, the Aleutian Canada goose was reclassified from endangered to the less imperiled threatened status.
www.utm.edu /departments/ed/cece/aleutiancanada/alendchron.shtml   (691 words)

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Other than that, Canda appears similar to Sweden Men are more unionized than women in Canada, as in Sweden Between 1975 and 1987, the gap between women and men in Canada narrowed from 13% to 8% This can be seen if we look a little more closely at the Canadian part of the chart...
Difference Between Canada & US in Women as % of Union Members, 1962-87 (Canada - US) Now let's look at the numbers Since these figures are hard to see, let's look at the top half of the table, then the bottom half...
In Sweden and Canada: it is because of women's increase in unionization; In the U.S.: it is because of the sharp drop in men's unionization This concludes our brief look at some stats on internationalgender differences in union membership Sorry, we are not done yet Next, we will concentrate on Canada
socserv2.socsci.mcmaster.ca /soc/courses/soc4s3/member/memint.txt   (609 words)

 Ethnologue report for Canada
Québécois is in Quebec, Franco-Ontariens in Ontario, Acadian is in Caraquet, Shippagan, the east coast of New Brunswick, pockets in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
[haa] 7 or 8 in Canada (1997 Krauss).
In Canada, 1,500 are in mainland Nova Scotia, 4,000 on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, 800 on Prince Edward Island and Lennox Island, 4,550 on the east coast of New Brunswick, 3,150 on the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, 200 in Newfoundland.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Canada   (2523 words)

 Online Journal of Space Communication:
Canada is the second largest country in the world, has the longest coast line, and has one of the smallest population densities of any country (3 people/square kilometer).
Canada was quick to grasp the significance of the geostationary orbit for providing effective communications from coast to coast to coast.
The advent of satellite communications allowed the Government of Canada to adopt a policy that every Canadian, no matter where he or she lives, should be provided access to the same level of communications services.
satjournal.tcom.ohiou.edu /issue4/editor.html   (573 words)

 1962 in Canada -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
June 18 - In the (additional info and facts about 1962 Federal election) 1962 Federal election (additional info and facts about John Diefenbaker) John Diefenbaker's (additional info and facts about Progressive Conservatives) Progressive Conservatives are reduced to a minority government
September 29 - (additional info and facts about Alouette 1) Alouette 1, Canada's first sattelite is launched.
See (additional info and facts about 1962 Governor General's Awards) 1962 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1962_in_canada.htm   (975 words)

 Miss Canada Titleholders
By 1948, several preliminaries had been set up in all parts of Canada, but virtually all of them were held erratically: in 1952 for example, all of the pageant's entrants were from Ontario.
Between 1960 and 1977, it was Miss Dominion of Canada, a small pageant about which little is known, who represented Canada at Miss Universe, but in 1978, Miss Canada's first runner-up (Andrea Eng of Vancouver, British Columbia) went to Miss Universe.
The Miss Canada Pageant was discontinued as of January 5, 1992, citing economic difficulties as its principal reason for closing this Canadian tradition.
www.jimmyspageantpage.com /canada.html   (358 words)

 Exchange of notes (July 3 and 13,1962) between Canada and the United States of America modifying the agreement of March ...
The Government of Canada is fully satisfied that this action will be beneficial to the shipping and trade interests of both Canada and the United States.
It will be recalled that, although this Canal is within Canada and the revenue from it is not subject to the sharing arrangement, the tolls on this Canal are referred to in a Memorandum of Agreement and Tariff of Tolls incorporated in the Exchange of Notes of March 9, 1959
I have the honor to refer to your Note No. 118 of July 3, 1962 concerning the proposed suspension of Welland Canal tolls and the modification of the Tariff of Tolls incorporated in the Exchange of Notes of March 9, 1959 to reflect such a suspension.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /ca_us/en/cts.1962.08.en.html   (495 words)

 Canada's last execution - "That Was Then..." - CBC Archives
Arthur Lucas, 54, is convicted of murdering an FBI informant working in Canada.
• The death penalty in Canada was formally abolished on July 14, 1976 by a vote of 131 to 124.
• Between 1892 and 1961 the penalty for murders in Canada was hanging.
archives.cbc.ca /IDC-1-69-383-2202-11/that_was_then/life_society/last_execution   (195 words)

In 1962, the U.S. Ambassador to Canada, Livingston Merchant, and his Second Secretary Charles Kisselyak, fuelled a plot among the Canadian Air Forces, Canadian journalists and others to dispose of Prime Minister Diefenbaker.
In 1962, new U.S. ambassador, William Butterworth, continued the "flat-out campaign" by holding discrete meetings at the U.S. embassy to exert influence on Canadian journalists.
Diefenbaker recalled Canada's ambassador from the U.S. On Feb. 5, Defence Minister Harkness announced his resignation and Pearson called for a non-confidence vote.
www.peace.ca /regimechangeincanada.htm   (2323 words)

 Canada Science and Technology Museum
The nature of scientific discovery in Canada has evolved from expeditions of exploration and resource discovery, to a discipline of educational institutions, to one of fundamental research of international scope.
In Canada, the Canada Science and Technology Museum holds the largest general collection of scientific apparatus dating from the seventeenth century to the present.
The launch of Alouette 1 in 1962 gave Canada the distinction of being the third nation to have a satellite in Earth orbit.
www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca /english/about/space.cfm   (734 words)

 First Nations and Inuit Health
Health Canada is working with First Nations people and Inuit to improve their health.
Health Canada's role in First Nations and Inuit health goes back to 1945, when Indian health services were transferred from Indian Affairs.
Health Canada's plans and priorities gives an overview of Health Canada's role in health care for First Nations people and Inuit.
www.hc-sc.gc.ca /fnih-spni/index_e.html   (258 words)

 Youth Science Foundation Canada - Who We Are
Since 1962, YSF Canada has been making project-based science accessible to young Canadians with an interest in science.
It is not only inspiring our youth to explore the world of science, but encouraging more of them to build their professional careers here.
YSF Canada is committed to helping our young scientists successfully make that transition from prodigy to professional.
www.ysf-fsj.ca /Who   (169 words)

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Canada: Donald Gordon, president of Canadian National Railways, is burned in effigy in Quebec City after stating that no francophone is qualified to be his vice-president.
Canada: Prime Minister Lester Pearson and U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson sign the auto pact, cementing Canada’s role in the industry.
Canada: The U.S. supertanker Manhattan traverses the Northwest Passage, raising an Arctic sovereignty uproar.
www.theglobeandmail.com /series/ROB40/interactive/1962-1969.html   (292 words)

 BJ Services Canada
BJ Canada is the leading provider of cementing, stimulation, coiled tubing, nitrogen, pipeline, process and industrial services to the oil and gas industry in Canada.
In 1962, BJ Canada (formerly Nowsco) introduced liquid nitrogen oilfield applications to the Canadian market.
BJ Canada offers its employees a wide scope of challenges that range from technical positions in the field to office jobs in downtown Calgary.
www.careersinoilandgas.com /company/bj_services.cfm   (224 words)

 Abstract from 'Do Something!... Do Anything!' POLIOMYELITIS IN CANADA, 1927-1962
Beginning in 1927 and climaxing in 1953, epidemic poliomyelitis became one of Canada's most prominent public health challenges.
As epidemics worsened, their frightening public image and high personal, social and political costs generated an escalating response from provincial governments which established new precedents in the provision of free medical and hospitalization services in Canada.
Moreover, the polio threat forced new levels of federal intervention and financing, including the imposition of national standards and control in the management of polio vaccines between 1955 and 1962.
www.healthheritageresearch.com /PolioPHD.html   (653 words)

 Learn more about 1962 in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Learn more about 1962 in the online encyclopedia.
Years: 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 - 1962 - 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967
Sino-Indian War border dispute involving two of the world's largest nations (between India and the People's Republic of China).
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /1/19/1962.html   (1999 words)

 The Usenet Guide to Beatles Recording Variations
This and the next four are from a tape believed to be the Decca audition of 1 January 1962.
Probably Brian Epstein took a copy of the session tape, and although he is supposed to have had a sample reel before the Decca date, this was probably better recorded, and it may have been songs from this set that he brought to George Martin at Parlophone.
The Beatles were under exclusive recording contract to EMI as of June 1962, and this material was first released under the ruse that it was recorded during the Beatles' Star-Club shows in April (when, though it is not well known, they were signed exclusively to Bert Kaempfert!).
www.columbia.edu /~brennan/beatles/var-1962.html   (2381 words)

 Trans-Canada Highway on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Governments of Canada, New Brunswick Open Two Trans-Canada Highway Projects in Northwestern New Brunswick.
Government of Canada and Province of Manitoba Contribute $15.72 Million to Three Highway Improvement Projects.
The provision of highways in Canada and the federal government.(Abstract)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/T/TransC1an.asp   (324 words)

 Guelph, Ontario, Canada
In the late 1950's the plant was expanded to produce nonionic surfactants.
A wide range of nonionics and surfactants for the detergent markets were produced and marketed under the trade names Rexol and Rexonics.
The Guelph Plant is a batch reaction and blending facility, capable of performing a wide variety of chemistries including reactions with ethylene and propylene oxide, phosphate esters, Sulphonations, alkylations, esterifications, and many others.
www.huntsman.com /performance_products/index.cfm?PageID=5301   (322 words)

 FREE In-depth report - Canada - Ghana
From 1962 to 1968, Canada maintained a significant military presence in Ghana.
Apart from training assistance, Canada also provided a modest amount of military equipment to Ghana during the immediate postindependence period.
Shortly after the GAF was formed, Ghana purchased numerous aircraft from Canada, including fourteen Beavers, twelve Otters, and eight twin-engined Caribou transports.
www.exploitz.com /Ghana-Canada-cg.php   (279 words)

 Trans-Canada Highway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For the European immigrants, the rivers formed the first means of transportation across the USA and Canada, followed by the wagon trails and then the transcontinental railroads.
Nowadays, apart from the airline routes, the Interstate highways of the USA and Canada's Trans-Canada Highway bind each country together.
The Trans-Canada Highway, with its green and white maple leaf highway marker shield, runs all the way from St John's in Newfoundland and Labrador to Vancouver Island in British Columbia, a distance of nearly five thousand miles.
freespace.virgin.net /john.cletheroe/usa_can/can/tch.htm   (996 words)

 Air Canada - TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
TCA/Air Canada system timetables were issued in two separate editions for each timetable publication date between 1961 and 1983.
This edition also came in a US version, with little difference from the Canadian home edition, thus continuing the tradition from the pre-1961 period, when TCA's complete system timetable was also published in a US version.
Air Canada again published full system timetables from 1983, with additional European and US editions (system) until these were abandoned in 1991.
www.timetableimages.com /ttimages/ac.htm   (356 words)

 Canadian International DX Club
The Canadian International DX Club (CIDX), founded in 1962, is Canada's national general coverage radio club.
Membership is open to all, in Canada and around the world.
Smith was with Radio Canada International, and is now with Radio Minurca of the Central African Republic.
anarc.org /cidx   (1021 words)

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