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The principal religious denominations in Canada and their percentage of the total population in 2001 were the Roman Catholic Church (43.2 percent), United Church of Canada (9.6 percent), Anglican Church of Canada (6.9 percent), Baptists (2.5 percent), Lutherans (2 percent), and Presbyterian Church of Canada (1.4 percent).
The death penalty in Canada was abolished in 1976; that decision was upheld in a vote by the House of Commons in June 1987.
Canada is the world's largest producer of potash and uranium and is among the leaders in mine zinc, silver, nickel, aluminum (from imported oxide), asbestos, titanium, gold, copper, lead, salt, sulfur, and nitrogen in ammonia.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /canada/Canada-and-Acronyms/Canada.html   (7965 words)

 Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Canada will be looked at from several angles to provide a broad sense of the country and the benefits it holds for foreign as well as domestic advancement.
Canada is a federated country of North America bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean; on the northeast by Baffin Bay and Davis Strait; on the east by the Atlantic Ocean; on the south by the United States of America; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean and Alaska (U.S.A.).
Canada has a total area of 9,958,319 square kilometres (3,884,907 square miles) of which about ten percent is covered by bodies of fresh water such as rivers, lakes and streams, including those portions of the Great Lakes under Canadian jurisdiction (Clark 1996; Bird 1980).
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Under the Constitution Act, the British sovereign remains sovereign of Canada and head of state; for the most part, the personal participation of Queen Elizabeth II in the function of the crown for Canada is reserved for such occasions as a royal visit.
In 1990, the principal religious denominations and their memberships in Canada were the Roman Catholic Church, 11.6 million; United Church of Canada, 2.0 million; Anglican Church of Canada, 848,256; Presbyterian Church of Canada, 245,883; Lutherans, 78,566; and Baptists, 201,218.
Canada is the world's largest producer of mine zinc and uranium and is among the leaders in silver, nickel, aluminum (from imported bauxite), potash, gold, copper, lead, salt, sulfur, and nitrogen in ammonia.
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 CIC Canada | Foreign Students in Canada 1980-2001
Indeed, Canada has become host to an increasing number of foreign students – a trend that is especially evident since the mid-1990s.
This group includes foreign nationals who come to Canada to attend educational institutions at all levels, as well as the dependants of foreign students and of foreign workers who are enrolled primarily at secondary or lower educational institutions.
Foreign workers in Canada may be accompanied by their dependants, who generally study at the secondary level or less.
www.cic.gc.ca /ENGLISH/research/papers/foreignstudents/students.html   (5519 words)

Team Canada had a new trick up their sleeves- the behind the net magic of young new superstar Wayne Gretzky; himself a second generation Canadian who's family emigrated from the Soviet Union.
Canada had just come off of their "Golden Summer" at the Los Angeles Olympics where they took home their greatest haul of medals ever- a fourth place finish in the medal count.
Canada always made it to the finals and for the third straight Canada Cup they would be playing a different opposing team.
www.geocities.com /canadavsrussia/1981.html   (2176 words)

 Canada Wine
Canada has numerous microclimate regions that are excellent for producing fine wines.
Canada has proven it belongs in the international wine market, winning its share of international competitions.
Canada today is the largest producer of this rare, rich and sweet ambrosia, with the lion's share coming from Ontario's Niagara Peninsula.
www.pacificcoasttravelinfo.com /canadawine.asp   (433 words)

 Alpacas in Canada
It has members from all across Canada and is actively involved in public awareness and education activities as well as in promoting the development of the alpaca breeding and fibre industry in Canada.
Canada's alpaca industry has a lot of positive aspects going for it, from the pre-eminent registry system, the high quality and diverse nature of the genetic make up of our national herd to the positive prospects for the alpaca fibre industry in Canada.
The future of the alpaca in Canada is very bright and we have confidence that the Canadian alpaca industry will continue to prosper and thrive for years to come.
www.fibreworksfarm.com /alpacas/canada.htm   (906 words)

 Canada Items 3
Marked Citadel of Upper Canada and the reverse British and Canadian Armed Forces with the Garrison at Fort Henry and the Divisions.
This bank was produced in the mid 1980's when Canada introduced it's first dollar coin to replace the paper dollar.
It is quite large, measuring almost 7 1/2" high and 6 1/2" across and has a coin slot in the top and a stopper in the bottom.
www.antiques2jewelry.com /antiques_canada_items_3.htm   (642 words)

 Wines of Canada
But only recently in the 1980's has Canada begun to challenge the rest of the world.
There were less than 40 wineries in Canada when I tasted my first bottle of wine.
Today there are over 400 wineries; many of which have established their reputation and established Canada world wide as a wine producing nation.
www.winesofcanada.com   (80 words)

 1980 Quebec referendum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1980 Quebec referendum was the first referendum in Quebec on the role of Quebec within Canada and whether Quebec should pursue a path toward sovereignty.
The province-wide referendum took place on Tuesday May 20, 1980, and the proposal to pursue secession was decisively defeated by a 59.56 per cent to 40.44 per cent margin.
He asked the Quebec people to vote no, but warned the rest of Canada that a no vote did not mean that all was well and nothing would change.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1980_Quebec_referendum   (709 words)

 Canada - nationalanthems.info
Before the official adoption of "O Canada" in 1980, the official national anthem of Canada was "God Save the Queen", yet "O Canada" was used on an unofficial basis, as well as the patriotic song "The Maple Leaf Forever"
Canada, being a former British colony (and "O Canada" being composed not that long after independence was granted), has its anthem in the "Western hymn" style of anthem.
It is interesting to note that, while having both English and French lyrics (Canada is an officially bilingual country), and both languages' version of the anthem share the same melody, each official language has different words for the anthem.
david.national-anthems.net /ca.htm   (367 words)

 A Brief History of Canada - 1980 to 1999
O Canada was officially adopted as Canada's national anthem on June 27.
The Free Trade legislation between Canada and the United States was passed by both the House of Commons and the Senate in late December.
Canada became the first nation to sign the international bio-diversity convention at the Earth Summit in Brazil in June.
www3.sympatico.ca /goweezer/canada/can1980.htm   (2865 words)

 Canada, Air Canada v. British Columbia
In 1980, Air Canada, Pacific Western Airlines and Canadian Pacific Airlines commenced separate actions (which were heard together) against British Columbia, seeking the reimbursement of amounts paid as "gasoline taxes" under the Gasoline Tax Act in effect on and following August 1, 1974.
Air Canada and Pacific Western Airlines alleged that none of the definitions made the tax a direct tax in the province for provincial purposes so as to give the province jurisdiction under s.
The Attorney General cross-appealed against Air Canada and Pacific Western Airlines and appealed against Canadian Pacific Airlines on the issue of the province's liability to repay the taxes collected between 1974 and 1976.
www.hrcr.org /safrica/enforcement/air_canada_bc.html   (947 words)

 1980 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1979 in Canada, other events of 1980, 1981 in Canada and the list of 'years in Canada'.
April 22 - Canada announces it will join the boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics due to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
See 1980 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1980_in_Canada   (572 words)

 Canada Cup of Wrestling
The Canada Cup begain in 1980 and has grown into one of the premiere amateur wrestling events hosted annually in North America.
The Canada Cup has the distinction of being one of the longest running Freestyle International Amateur Wrestling events in Canada and North America.
Since the Canada Cup’s inception in 1980, 21 Canada Cups have been hosted featuring a range of the best International Wrestlers from around the World.
www.canadacupofwrestling.ca   (351 words)

 VIA Rail Canada Photography - 1980   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In the summer of 1980 (after college, with a few professional years under my belt and enough dollars in the bank, but before the time and financial demands of offspring began), I fulfilled my lifelong dream of taking a train across Canada.
VIA Rail Canada is Canada's national passenger train service, formed in the late '70s by combining the passenger operations of the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific railways.
VIA Rail Canada's westbound "Canadian," with F-unit #1432 on the point, pauses at the Banff National Park in June of 1980.
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 UFO Sighting Report Mid 1970's - 1980 : Noelville, Ontario, Canada
Message: I was born in Sudbury Ontario and lived in Noelville until the age of 20.
In the mid 1970's up to 1980, I have seen 2 UFO's that were very close.
The first one was during winter and it appeared like it landed in the forest behind my grandmother's house.
www.ufoinfo.com /sightings/canada/70smid2.shtml   (396 words)

 Many working-age immigrants leave: Statistics Canada
A federal agency study examined the behaviours of men who were 25 to 45 when they arrived in Canada starting in 1980.
For example, highest departure rates were among the group that arrived in 1980 at the onset of a business cycle downturn, and those who arrived around the 1990 recession, the study said.
Timeline of BSE in Canada and the U.S. Languages in Canada
www.cbc.ca /canada/story/2006/03/01/migrate060301.html   (1316 words)

 Shop eBay Canada Store - Jstamps88: Canada Stamps: Canada Stamps 1980 - 1999, Canada Stamps 1950 - 1979   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Canada 1975 Calgary (#667) Block of 4 Stamps MNH
Canada 2005 Year of the Rooster Stamp Full Sheet MNH
Canada 2003 Year of the Ram Souvenir Sheet MNH
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 Western Canada Lottery
CALGARY, Canada (November 26, 2004) -- The Western Canada Lottery Corp. (WCLC) is using Texas as a stand-in for the Canadian prairies for its latest commercial........................
MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada (September 22, 2004) -- According to some local media reports the entire 2004-05 National Hockey League season will be wiped out by a labour dispute in which owners seek a salary cap and players are resisting it.....................
EDMONTON, Canada (May 12, 2004) – The Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC) is reportedly considering changing its definition of a winning ticket, after a woman was allowed to collect her prize with a photocopy........................
www.lotteryinsider.com /lottery/wclc.htm   (413 words)

 Madden: Canada has no answer to U.S. 'miracle' in 1980   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Canadian hockey fans/writers, no doubt depressed by the popularity of the movie "Miracle," have now taken to comparing 1980 to Canada's 1972 Super Series victory over the Soviets.
Canada has had many great hockey triumphs, but none to trump 1980.
I just wish the Hanson Brothers had played for the United States in 1980.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04045/273000.stm   (818 words)

 eBay - 1980 canada, Canada, Coins World items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Vatican Pope John Paul I Stamp and PC 1980 to Canada
Canada 1968 and 1980 PL Sets Of Coins All Original
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 1980 Canada First Day Covers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
You'll want to be sure to write down the following "8-character Order Blank Code": CBNE-JS01 Also be sure to copy down the Stock Number (SKU) of each item you wish to order.
indicates item can be shipped to many countries in addition to the U.S. and Canada.
To Order by Phone dial TOLL FREE 1-800-443-3232 from throughout U.S. and Canada.
www.unicover.com /EA4N1980.HTM   (202 words)

 Canada Timeline - Decade 1980-1989
Canada decides to boycott Olympic summer games in Moscow
Canada’s first female saint, Marguerite Bourgeoys, declared by Pope
Ben Johnson stripped of world record and gold medal after failed drug test
www.micromedia.ca /Timeline/1980-1989.htm   (159 words)

 The Real Board of Directors
If you are able to give a higher amount, your gift will subsidize a subscription for someone in need.
However, we decline this privilege and place all the material in The Ram's Horn in the public domain, to be freely used and built upon.
This is a study by Devlin Kuyek which, in meticulous detail, describes who has actually been making the decisions about biotechnology--indeed, about health policy, science policy, and much more--for more than two decades.
www.ramshorn.ca /RBOD.html   (243 words)

 Energy Citations Database (ECD) - Energy and Energy-Related Bibliographic Citations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Availability information may be found in the Availability, Publisher, Research Organization, Resource Relation and/or Author (affiliation information) fields and/or via the "Full-text Availability" link.
An analysis of ozone in the troposphere at five sites in Canada is presented, using Electrochemical Concentration Cell (ECC) sonde data from 1980-1993.
The entire data record has been carefully reexamined for quality, and where necessary reevaluated from the raw telemetry.
www.osti.gov /energycitations/product.biblio.jsp?osti_id=57421   (258 words)

 The Atlas of Canada - Agricultural Lands, 1980
The Atlas of Canada - Agricultural Lands, 1980
Map classifies land where data exists as: land in agricultural use, land not in agicultural use but capable of limited agriculture, and non-agricultural land.
Maps in the Atlas of Canada are offered for personal, public non-commercial and commercial use and may be reproduced.
atlas.nrcan.gc.ca /site/english/maps/archives/5thedition/economic/resourceindustries/mcr4022   (86 words)

 Income Trends in Canada 1980-1997 Revised April 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Average total income by family type - with or without children and earners for Census Families - Canada - Provinces & CMAs - 1980 to 1997 - constant (1997) dollars
Average total income by family type - with or without children and earners for Economic Family - Unemployment Insurance / UI - Canada - Provinces & CMAs - 1980 to 1997 - constant (1997) dollars
Bef-tax LICOs: Prevalence - number - distribution by age (children and elderly) and sex for persons in/out Economic Family - Canada - Provinces & CMAs - 1980 to 1997
stauffer.queensu.ca /webdoc/ssdc/b2020/inctre97.htm   (1491 words)

 Hank's Truck Pictures Forum - Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Canadian trucking companies that have either been swallowed up in mergers or filed for bankrupcy or just closed their doors in the years since 1980.
US trucking companies that have either been swallowed up in mergers or filed for bankrupcy or just closed their doors in the years before 1980.
US trucking companies that have either been swallowed up in mergers or filed for bankrupcy or just closed their doors in the years since 1980.
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