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  Information about Canada FDC: 1981 17¢ Canada in 1905 And 1949 Se-tenant Pair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Although Canada is today a thriving manufacturing nation, she has done much to preserve the untamed natural beauty that greeted the first European explorers.
Although Canada -- North America's vast treasure house of natural wealth -- is an independent nation, England's Queen Elizabeth II is recognized as the Queen of Canada.
In all, Canada is a thriving modern country that has used her immense natural resources to secure a place as one of the world's most prosperous nations.
www.unicover.com /EA4NB3S2.HTM   (460 words)

  
 1981 in Canada: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The governor general of canada (french: gouverneur général or gouverneure générale) is the representative of the canadian monarch....
Manitoba is one of canadas provinces and was the fifth province to join canada (in 1870)....
Kaila holtz (born september 26, 1981 in edmonton, alberta) is a canadian softball pitcher....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1981_in_canada.htm   (2393 words)

  
 1981 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1980 in Canada, other events of 1981, 1982 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
January 1 - Gasoline is sold by the litre rather than the gallon
October 16 - Canada Post becomes a crown corporation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1981_in_Canada   (243 words)

  
 Religion in Canada: Its Development and Contemporary Situation by Roger O'Toole for the American Religious Experience
Canada is a vast and physically diverse country but its small population of 29 million clusters in the shadow of that "longest undefended border in the world" which separates it from the approximately 260 million inhabitants of the United States.
The nineteenth-century "churching of Canada" differed significantly from the corresponding process witnessed in the United States (Finke and Stark, 1992) and, as a consequence, the anatomy of contemporary Canadian religion bears less resemblance to its American correlative than might initially or superficially be supposed.
Similarly, though in 1981 Jews outnumbered Muslims by a ratio of three to one, in 1991 the Islamic population had reached 80% of the Jewish population and may be expected to achieve numerical parity within a few years.
are.as.wvu.edu /o'toole.html   (7547 words)

  
 Hockey Hall of Fame - Pro Classics: Canada Cup 1981 Summary
Only eight players remained from their 1976 Canada Cup squad, and just 11 players were back from the team that had defeated a group of NHL All-Stars at the Challenge Cup in 1979.
Canada waltzed through the round-robin portion of the tournament with only a 4-4 tie against Czechoslovakia blemishing a record that included a 7-3 victory over the Soviets in the final game on September 9.
The one-game 1981 Canada Cup finals took place in Montreal on September 13 and saw the Soviet Union destroy Team Canada by a final score of 8-1.
www.hhof.com /html/GamesSummaryCCUP1981.shtml   (448 words)

  
 The Daily, Thursday, January 5, 2006. Study: The population pattern in Canada's watersheds
Fully 70% of Canada's population resides in either very highly urban or highly urban watersheds and over six million individuals occupy just one watershed covering the greater Toronto area, the Golden Horseshoe and the Niagara Peninsula, according to a new study.
The study, which was based on data from the Statistics Canada publication Human Activity and the Environment, grouped Canada's watersheds according to the share of residents that were designated "census rural" to profile the rural versus urban population pattern in watersheds across Canada.
Most water bodies within Canada are located in rural areas and the viability of this supply is often viewed as the responsibility of rural citizens.
www.statcan.ca /Daily/English/060105/d060105b.htm   (339 words)

  
 The Canadian Nuclear Industry: Regulation Forever
Canada has a unique opportunity to become intimately involved in a project which is not only of the greatest immediate military importance but which may revolutionize the future world in the same way as did the invention of the steam engine and the discovery of electricity.
Canada is one of the world's largest suppliers and processors of uranium, with 20 to 30 percent of the world's economically recoverable known reserves.
Canada was, as has been shown, at the eye of the storm from the outset, and was typically affected by the convergence of all of these factors.
www.ccnr.org /orkin_law.html   (11443 words)

  
 Timeline 1981
1981 Employees informed Shell, Exxon and Texaco that the gasoline additive, methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), was leaking from their gas stations and had contaminated ground water in 3 towns in New Jersey and Maryland.
He was arrested in 1981 and imprisoned for 7 years in the Combinado del Este prison and again in 1992 on charges of disseminating "enemy propaganda." In 1995 he left for the US for medical treatment.
1981 Zairian citizenship was withdrawn from the Banyamulenge Tutsis of eastern Zaire.
timelines.ws /20thcent/1981.HTML   (11128 words)

  
 CBC News Indepth: Petro Canada
In 1969, fresh from Expo '67 and Canada's centennial celebrations, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau continued to wave the flag of Canadian nationalism.
Canada, he said, should not "project itself as a mirror image of the United States."
But throughout the energy crisis of the 1970s, a sense of bitterness grew in Western Canada as Central and Eastern Canada increasingly relied on western oil wealth.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/petrocanada   (699 words)

  
 Menu: Religious makeup of Canada:
Like the United States, Canada is one of the most religiously diverse countries in the world.
A major contributor to this trend is the large number of immigrants to Canada who have settled in the Toronto, ON area.
The percentage of Christians is in rapid decline in Canada, dropping at 0.9 percentage points per year.
www.religioustolerance.org /can_rel.htm   (231 words)

  
 The Daily, Wednesday, January 26, 2005. Study: Are good jobs disappearing in Canada?
Recent media reports in the United States and in Canada have raised the possibility that new forms of outsourcing, involving service sector positions with high skill requirements, may be driving jobs offshore and contribute to the elimination of well-paid jobs in Canada.
Newly hired men employed in manufacturing saw their median wages fall 19% between 1981 and 2004, compared with a drop of 11% for those outside manufacturing.
For this group, union density decreased from 48% in 1981 to 39% in 2004.
www.statcan.ca /Daily/English/050126/d050126a.htm   (1227 words)

  
 CFLRI: 1988 Campbell Survey on Well-Being in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In 1981, the Canada Fitness Survey provided a detailed portrait of the physical recreation habits, physical fitness, and health status of the Canadian population.
Approximately one-fifth of the 1981 sample was contacted to participate in the follow-up, conducted in March and April, 1988.
When the leisure-time energy expenditure of the same individuals is compared for 1981 and 1988, one-third of the total population aged 15 and older was found to be inactive in both surveys.
www.cflri.ca /cflri/pa/surveys/88survey.html   (715 words)

  
 Decline in marriage in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Decline in marriage in Canada 1981 to 1991 From daily@talon.statcan.ca Fri Aug 9 08:50:43 1996
Between 1981 and 1991, the large number of Quebec couples opting for a common-law arrangement widened the differences in marriage and divorce behaviour between Quebec and the rest of Canada.
The declines in the rest of Canada were not as sharp: from 17% to 13% for widowers and from 6% to 4% for widows.
www.chass.utoronto.ca /~cjones/pub/marriage.html   (383 words)

  
 CBC News: New jobs paying less than in 1981   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
And another Statistics Canada study suggested that in 2003, temporary workers earned 16 per cent less per hour than their permanent counterparts, or $16.69 compared with $19.98.
The statistics agency found little evidence that well-paid jobs were disappearing from Canada, with 11 per cent of all employees aged 25 to 64 employed in jobs that paid $30 or more per hour.
While median hourly wages of employees aged 25 to 64 were only 2 per cent higher in 2004 than in 1981, new employees had lost ground relative to their counterparts with greater seniority, Statistics Canada said.
www.cbc.ca /story/business/national/2005/01/26/canadian-wages050126.html   (587 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)

  
 1981 Canada First Day Covers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
1981 17¢ Canada in 1905 And 1949 Se-tenant Pair
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 /EA4N1981.HTM   (185 words)

  
 CFLRI: 1981 Canada Fitness Survey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The 1981 Canada Fitness Survey was the first nationally representative study of the physical recreation habits, physical fitness, and health status of an entire population.
Results from this survey have been published in considerable detail and the findings have been widely used and quoted for planning and evaluating programs of physical recreation.
The Canada Fitness Survey was a survey of unprecedented scope on the topic of physical fitness and activity patterns.
www.cflri.ca /cflri/pa/surveys/81survey.html   (430 words)

  
 Cañada College Fashion Design Department
Ronda is known throughout the United States as an inspiring lecturer and has most recently presented at the Annual Conference of the Professional Association of Custom Clothiers held in Portland, OR.
Mary Lou began teaching at Cañada in 1981.
Kenneth travels and teaches his techniques in a variety of classes and lectures throughout the United States and Canada.
canadacollege.net /fashion/instructors.html   (928 words)

  
 Nominal Rigidities and Monetary Policy in Canada Since 1981
A monetary policy rule allows the Bank of Canada to systematically influence the short-term nominal interest rate and money growth in response to inflation and output deviations.
The structural parameters of the model are estimated econometrically using a maximum-likelihood procedure with a Kalman filter.
Furthermore, the simulation results show that the Bank has, since 1981, increased the short-term nominal interest rate in response to exogenous positive demand-side disturbances, and used modest but persistent reductions to accommodate positive technology shocks.
ideas.repec.org /p/bca/bocawp/02-25.html   (413 words)

  
 FedEx Canada
Canada was the first country outside of the United States to be served by FedEx Express services.
Those early express flights connected Canada’s provinces and territories to the U.S. Today, FedEx has made it possible for Canadian customers to access goods, services and information anywhere in the world.
FedEx Express first began international delivery with service from the United States to Canada in 1981.  In 1987, Federal Express Corporation purchased its 6-year old Canadian licensee, Cansica Inc. and began operating as Federal Express Canada Ltd. At that time, the company’s 400 employees distributed shipments between the United States and Canada for its Canadian customers.
www.fedex.com /us/about/overview/worldwide/canada.html?link=4   (569 words)

  
 Ethnologue: Canada
Ojibwa is the major means of communication of most of the ethnic group in Canada, although in some areas young people and children may prefer English.
ONEIDA [ONE] 200 speakers in Canada; 50 in USA (1991 M. Dale Kinkade) out of 7,000 population in both countries (1977 SIL).
In Canada most or all speakers are middle-aged or older.
www.christusrex.org /www1/pater/ethno/Cana.html   (3382 words)

  
 Census of Canada: 1981 Census Tract Tables   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Population born outside Canada by period of immigration (7) and sex (3)
Population born outside Canada by age at immigration (5) and sex (3)
Census families in private households by family structure (5) and highest level of schooling (10) of wives, showing highest level of schooling (10) of husbands and lone parents, 1981
www.geog.ubc.ca /courses/klink/data/81census/81list.html   (1929 words)

  
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www.monkey.org /~laps/ceremony/digests/_2002/v2002.n043   (5048 words)

  
 New Socialist Group: CANADA: Toronto Pride 1981 - setting the historical record queer
The Pride event in 1981 would not have taken place without the new political and social context created by the massive resistance that took place against the bath raids that year.
Although ‘red-baited’ by some in the gay scene since GLARE was a left-wing group, the first Pride Day at the end of June was a major success setting the stage for Pride to expand as a queer celebratory and political event over the next few years.
Pride 1981 was a collective effort and there was no single “founder” of Toronto Pride Day.
www.newsocialist.org /index.php?id=330   (610 words)

  
 Woodside German Shepherds - British Columbia, Canada & Arizona, U.S.A. German Shepherd Breeder
Canada's leading breeder of quality German Shepherds Dogs
Woodside German Shepherds is proud to announce that Canadian Select Champion Galiano Woodside Dhominator OFA HandE is the # 1 Futurity/Maturity Sire for Canada for 2005.
Woodside Nestle Quik Merwesteyn was awarded the prestigious title of Grand Victor at the 1991 American National Specialty under the respected Breeder Judge Mr.
www.woodsideshepherds.com   (294 words)

  
 Biological Control Programmes in Canada, 1981-2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This book follows on from a previous volume 'Biological Control Programmes against Insects and Weeds in Canada, 1969-1980' published in 1984.
It includes chapters written by well known scientists involved in work on biological control between 1981 and 2000.
"Though the authors discussed the pests predominant in Canada, the book is very usefull to researchers, extension workers and students on biocontrol all over the world as it provides models that can be applicable in other countries as well".
www.cabi-publishing.org /Bookshop/BookDisplay.asp?SubjectArea=&PID=280   (351 words)

  
 CED Timeline of Historical Events for 1981
This page will only be updated at the end of each year, so to have access to the timeline on a weekly basis, subscribe to CED Digest.
The timeline starts at the beginning of 1981, which coincides with RCA's splashy introduction of CED at the Consumer Electronics Show and will end in 1986, the year the last CED's were pressed and RCA ceased to exist as a distinct corporate entity.
On October 9, 1981 Unser wins an appeal and has first place finish is reinstated.
www.cedmagic.com /museum/press/ced-timeline.html   (14153 words)

  
 eBay - 1981 canada dollar, Coins World, Coins items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
CANADA 1981 Double Dollar Proof Set KM PS1
Canada Boxed One Dollar Silver Proof 1981 Train Coin
Canada - Carnaval de Quebec 1981 Trade Dollar
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=1981+canada+dollar&...   (240 words)

  
 Find in a Library: Longevity and historical life tables : 1921-1981 (abridged), Canada and the provinces
Longevity and historical life tables : 1921-1981 (abridged), Canada and the provinces
To find this item in a library, enter a postal code, state, province, or country in the field above.
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/87c8f9ccdbb676c0a19afeb4da09e526.html   (63 words)

  
 1981 Canada Cup
The Stanley Cup of hockey and suicide in Quebec, 1951-1992.
History of oystering in the United States and Canada, featuring the eight greatest oyster estuaries.(includes bibliography)
Scarce 1981 New York Rangers/Islanders playoff poster unearthed and available for only $15.
www.infoplease.com /ipsa/A0105263.html   (182 words)

  
 Calendar - Canada - 1981
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Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa October 1981
The year 1981 is a normal year, with 365 days in total (Gregorian calendar)
www.timeanddate.com /calendar/?year=1981&country=27   (239 words)

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