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  Index of Economic Freedom 2004 - Countries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Canada is the world’s seventh largest market economy and has experienced solid economic growth under the Liberal government of Jean Chrétien, who won his third national parliamentary majority in November 2000.
The U.S. economic boom significantly encouraged Canada’s rapid growth during the 1990s; the United States is Canada’s largest trading partner, accounting for 85 percent of all Canadian exports and amounting to almost $400 billion a year.
Canada’s fiscal burden of government score is 0.2 point better this year.
cf.heritage.org /index2004test/country2.cfm?id=Canada   (1014 words)

  
 The Green Lane: Acid rain and the facts
Initiated in 1985, the Eastern Canada Acid Rain program committed Canada to cap SO emissions in the seven provinces from Manitoba eastward at 2.3 million tonnes by 1994, a 40% reduction from 1980 levels.
In 2000, Canada's largest contributor of NOx was the transportation sector, which accounted for approximately 60% of all emissions.
Canada still needs to evaluate the sustainability of forest ecosystems for various levels of acid deposition given the new critical loads for terrestrial ecosystems.
www.ec.gc.ca /acidrain/acidfact.html   (2116 words)

  
 Travel to Canada - Technical travel information
Canada’s general climatic conditions range from the extreme cold characteristic of the Arctic regions that lie within the Frigid Zone to the moderate temperatures of more southerly latitudes found in the North Temperate Zone of the mainland.
Although Canada is the world’s second largest country in area, 90 percent of its population is concentrated along the border with the United States and in a few major southern cities.
Canada was the first industrialized country to ratify the 1992 United Nations (UN) Convention on Biological Diversity and proceeded to rapidly formulate its own national biodiversity strategy, emphasizing sustainable resource use and incentives and legislation to promote biodiversity.
amerikaventure.com /fiches_info/Canada.html   (2271 words)

  
 Space and National Security: Canada’s Sporadic Strategy, 1985-1999
This decision pulled Canada’s projected satellite orbit southward, closer to the USA border and away from areas of Canada’s high north where the demand for additional reliable military communications was greatest.
Canada noted large changes in space activity between 1980 and 1989, and the increasing use of space assets in terrestrial military operations.
Canada’s space endeavours were traditionally selective and specialized, oriented to terrestrially focused missions and to practical and ultimately commercially profitable purposes.
www.cda-cdai.ca /symposia/1998/98godefroy.htm   (3303 words)

  
 CANADA’S INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT POLICY
Canadian investment policies reflect the fundamental principle of being "open for business." This policy approach is enshrined in the 1985 Investment Canada Act, the purpose of which is to encourage and facilitate investment from domestic and international sources.
While recognizing that Canada must compete internationally for capital and technology, the Canadian government reserves the right to ensure that foreign control of major economic concerns and activities in some regulated sectors is in the Canadian interest.
Canada has no exchange controls and the Canadian currency is freely convertible to US or other currencies.
strategis.ic.gc.ca /scdt/invest/dfait/60160-e.htm   (1648 words)

  
 1985 Canada Trip Photo Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
However, CP gave her a new lease on life in 1985, working with ABB Brown-Boveri to install one of the first AC drive proplusion systems in a North American railroad application.
July 3rd, 1985 starts off cloudy, but we find MUCTC FP7 1305 in charge of 4 bi-level cars as it hurries out of Dorval, PQ on its way to the western suburbs for another load of Montreal commuters.
Back in 1985, this was the current state-of-the-art for heavy switchers, rebuilt GP38's 7500 and 201 on the ends with slugs 272 and 267 cut down from GP9's.
rlehmer.50megs.com /photos/canada   (1149 words)

  
 Definition of Indian Act - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Indian Act of Canada (1876) (full title "An Act respecting Indians") is an Act which establishes the rights of registered Indians and of their bands.
Prior to 1985 status was often lost in ways which are now considered unfair.
The Act was amended in 1985 to restore status to people who had lost it in one of these ways, and to their children.
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Indian_Act_(Canada)   (318 words)

  
 Index of Economic Freedom 2005 - Canada
The United States is Canada’s largest trading partner, and the U.S.—Canadian economic relationship is the largest that has ever existed between two countries.
Canada’s fiscal burden of government score is 0.2 point better this year, and its government intervention score is 0.5 point better.
The World Bank reports that Canada’s weighted average tariff rate in 2002 (the most recent year for which World Bank data are available) was 1.1 percent.
www.heritage.org /research/features/index/country.cfm?id=Canada   (999 words)

  
 Case Study
Canada wants Americans to catch fewer sockeye salmon heading for British Columbia's Fraser River while the U.S. wants Canadians to reduce their catch of coho salmon off Vancouver Island and allow more coho to return to American waters.
Canada and the United States accuse each other of threatening the survival of various species of Pacific Salmon which migrate between British Columbia and between the U.S. states of Alaska, Washington and Oregon.
The goal of the talks was to renew the 1985 Pacific Salmon Treaty, an agreement that governs the sharing and conservation of salmon in Alaska, Washington, Oregon and British Columbia.
www.american.edu /projects/mandala/TED/salmon2.htm   (1942 words)

  
 Telecom Public Notice CRTC 1985-30
In that decision, in order to permit a review of the 1985 interim rate increases, the Commission directed Bell Canada (the Company) to file its proposed general rate increase application to be heard in the Fall of 1985 (1985 Fall Hearing) on the basis of two test years, 1985 and 1986.
The reasons provided by Bell Canada for its change in plans were improved forecast revenues from local services, an increase in sales type leases, and greater than anticipated success in expense control through hiring controls, early retirement incentive plans and a voluntary management termination plan.
The Commission has considered Bell Canada's proposals and approves the amendments to its earlier Directions on Procedure to postpone the filing date of Bell Canada's application for a general increase in rates from 4 June 1985 to 10 February 1986.
www.crtc.gc.ca /archive/Eng/Notices/1985/PT85-30.htm   (589 words)

  
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To prosecute an application for a patent in Canada a registered patent agent who is not a resident of Canada must appoint a registered patent agent who is a resident of Canada as an associate to prosecute the application.
To prosecute an application for a trade-mark in Canada, a registered trade-mark agent who is not resident in Canada must appoint a registered trade-mark agent who is resident in Canada as an associate to prosecute the application.
A corporation incorporated by or under the laws of Canada or a province but that does not meet the Canadian ownership and control requirements may only register a private aircraft when the corporation is the sole owner and subject to other limitations and requirements of the Air Regulations.
www-tech.mit.edu /Bulletins/Nafta/canada.1   (4193 words)

  
 The Film Reference Library
Directed by one of Canada’s pre-eminent documentarists, Donald Brittain, Canada’s Sweetheart depicts the primitive state of labour-management relations in Canada from the late 1940s to early 1960s.
Canada’s Sweetheart recounts the true story of Harold (Hal) Banks, an American thug imported into Canada to crush the Seafarers' International Union.
Canada’s Sweetheart is one of Brittain’s most effective docudramas.
www.filmreferencelibrary.ca /index.asp?layid=44&csid1=64&navid=90&fid3=556   (350 words)

  
 A Brief History of Badminton in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Canada was the first nation outside of the British Isles to form a national association.
Canada became the Pan American Champions in October, 1988, with a clean sweep of all the individual and team events.
Badminton Canada acts on their behalf, Canada wide and internationally, in certain matters judged vital to the continued growth and professional conduct of the sport.
www.badminton.ca /corpnews/history.html   (1406 words)

  
 READER SERVICES PATHFINDER - RESEARCHING THE LAW OF CANADA
Additionally, Statutes of Canada, is an annual compilation of all Acts passed that year (essentially a bound edition of the Canada Gazette, part III).
Canada Current Law has a table of regulations in each monthly part that lists all new and amending regulations and the sections of regulations affected.
A subject index that is a companion to the official reporter of the Supreme Court of Canada, entitled Index to the Supreme Court of Canada Reports (E-For-L Canada), covers the years 1876 to 1950.
www.aallnet.org /sis/ripssis/canada.html   (1584 words)

  
 1985 Governor General's Awards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Each winner of the 1985 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts.
Ramsay Cook, The Regenerators: Social Criticism in Late Victorian English Canada
John Herd Thompson, Canada 1922-1939: Decades of Discord
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1985_Governor_General's_Awards   (163 words)

  
 NAFTA - Annex I: Canada
Only individuals ordinarily resident in Canada, enterprises having their head offices in Canada or branch offices in Canada of foreign enterprises may apply for and be issued import or export permits or transit authorization certificates for goods and related services subject to controls under the Export and Import Permits Act.
A "resident" of Canada is an individual who is ordinarily resident in Canada, or a corporation that has its head office in Canada or maintains one or more establishments in Canada to which employees employed in connection with the business of the corporation ordinarily report for work.
A corporation incorporated in Canada but that does not meet the Canadian ownership and control requirements may only register a private aircraft when the corporation is the sole owner of the aircraft.
www.sice.oas.org /trade/nafta/anx1cda.asp   (4719 words)

  
 Law of Canada - UofM Law School
Additionally, Statutes of Canada (KE87.A215), is an annual compilation of all Acts passed that year (essentially a bound edition of the Canada Gazette, Part III).
The Supreme Court of Canada, the highest court in Canada, was established in 1875.
A Butterworth publication, Supreme Court of Canada Reports Service (KE140.2.S86 1969; Library's holdings end in 2003), has a subject index and table of cases to every supreme court decision since 1875, regardless of where it was published.
www.law.umn.edu /library/tools/pathfinders/canadalaw98.html   (1705 words)

  
 The Constitution Act, 1867   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Parts of the Province of Canada (as it exists at the passing of this Act) which formerly constituted respectively the Province of Upper Canada and Lower Canada shall be deemed to be severed, and shall form Two separate Provinces.
The Command-in-Chief of the Land and Naval Militia, and of all Naval and Military Forces, of and in Canada, is hereby declared to continue to be vested in the Queen.
The Parliament of Canada may from time to time make provision for the representation in the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, or in either of them, of any territories which for the time being form part of the Dominion of Canada, but are not included in any province thereof.
www.solon.org /Constitutions/Canada/English/ca_1867.html   (9620 words)

  
 BCE Inc. : BCE Year-End Results
Earnings per share in 1985 were $4.23, compared with $4.03 for the previous year Fourth quarter net income applicable to common shares in 1985 increased four per cent to $260.5 million.
The 1985 contributions from Bell Canada's operations for the year, and for the last quarter of 1985, were $2.65 and $0.60, compared with $2.69 and $0.68 in 1984.
On December 23, 1985, the CRTC announced that it would conduct a public hearing in 1986 to make a final determination regarding Bell's revenue requirements for 1985, 1986 and 1987.
www.bce.ca /en/news/releases/bce/1986/01/29/4048.html   (687 words)

  
 William Acheson, Doctoral Theses and the Discipline of History in Canada, 1967 and 1985 (1986)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
As a result Laval and Montreal possessed the two largest doctoral programmes in Canada and the typical francophone candidate studied in a group two or three times the size of her anglophone counterpart.
The state had been the principal object of inquiry in 1967; by 1985 it was the choice of only one-third as many candidates regardless of national field.
The historiographies of Canada and of most other national fields studied by historians in Canada are richer and more interesting today than they were two decades ago, and in Canada, as in the United States, the principal developments have been initiated in the new topics and from the new approaches.
www.cha-shc.ca /bilingue/addresses/1986.htm   (4602 words)

  
 Upper Canada Brewing at beer Collections
In August of 1985 the Upper Canada brewery released its first batches of beer to the public, Upper Canada Lager and Upper Canada Dark Ale.
Upper Canada Brewing released Canada Rebellion Lager in 1987 and Upper Canada Wheat in 1989.
IN 1994 Upeer Canada completed construction of their new 100 hectolitre brewhouse and in 1996 the brewery went public.
www.beercollections.com /Breweries-Canada/Upper_Canada_Brewing.htm   (98 words)

  
 Kellogg Canada Inc. - Nutrition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In fact, the Registered Dietitians at Kellogg Canada, together with the food industry, were very involved with the development of the new regulations.
Kellogg Canada has a long and dedicated history of nutrition education and responsible food labelling, dating back to nearly 50 years.
Kellogg Canada is committed to educating consumers about nutrition through responsible packaging, brochures, advertising and symposia developed with the scientific and medical communities.
www.kelloggs.ca /nutrition/ci_ned.htm   (426 words)

  
 The 1985 Canada Summer Games: Still Giving   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Canada Summer Games made a profit of $2,125,000 back then and the interest from that tidy amount is now spread out to deserved athletes.
James MacMurray was a fund raiser and president of the Canada Summer Games' board of directors in 1985 and looks fondly back on the project - which was a massive undertaking - that made financial gains.
Mason has a grasp on the province's athletes and MacMurray called her input to the project as "the one who answers our questions." The grants are available to athletes in all provinces, but one look at the recipients tells you New Brunswick - and many from our local area - are the major benefactors.
collections.ic.gc.ca /rowing/ReNC243.htm   (472 words)

  
 Revised Statutes of Canada 1985   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The revisions therefore mean that acts are renumbered, sections within acts are renumbered, the language may be changed, and in 1985, the French language translation was improved.
Legislation from 1985 is in Supplement I, 1986 in Supplement II, 1987 in Supplement III and 1988 (assented on or before December 12, 1988) in Supplement IV.
One example of this is the Canada Corporations Act, which is still in force, and dates from the Revised Statutes of 1970.
www.fedpubs.com /subject/legis/revstat.htm   (417 words)

  
 Microsoft Canada Co. makes splash with Familywave
With today's launch of Familywave (www.familywave.ca) by Microsoft Canada, Canadian families and women can discover creative, fun and useful ways in which to use their home computers from creating temporary tattoos to organizing recipes.
Unique to Canada, Familywave marks a new direction for the company in the way it communicates with consumers.  Developed and driven by Microsoft Canada, the initiative is the first of its kind for Microsoft worldwide.
Established in 1985, Microsoft Canada Co. is the Canadian subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq "MSFT") the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing.
www.microsoft.com /canada/media/releases/12_04_2002_familywave.mspx   (390 words)

  
 Canada Day
Another highlight was Canada's Centennial in 1967 when Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II attended the celebrations with Parliament Hill again being the backdrop for a large scale official ceremony.
Up until 1975, the focus of the celebrations, under the name "Festival Canada", was held in the National Capital Region during the whole month of July and involved numerous cultural, artistic and sport activities, as well as municipalities and voluntary organizations.
Since 1985, Canada Day Committees are established in each province and territory to plan, organize and coordinate the Canada Day celebrations locally.
www.pch.gc.ca /progs/cpsc-ccsp/jfa-ha/canada_e.cfm   (455 words)

  
 haikucanada
HAIKU CANADA was founded in 1977 by Dr. Eric Amann, Betty Drevniok and George Swede.
The HAIKU CANADA Weekend is held on the Victoria Day long weekend in May. Activities include haiku readings, presentations, workshops, a book fair, the annual general meeting and a collective renga.
Haiku Canada established this competition in memory of Betty Drevniok, Past President of the society.
pages.infinit.net /haiku/haikucanada.htm   (664 words)

  
 Part 10: Sources of Additional Information
Screening for potential pathogens in fecal material deposited by resident Canada geese in areas of public utility.
Habitat Modification and Canada Geese: Techniques for mitigating human/goose conflicts in urban and suburban environments.
Canada Geese: Living in Harmony with Your Wild Neighbors (in press).
www.hsus.org /wildlife/urban_wildlife_our_wild_neighbors/urban_canada_geese/humanely_resolving_conflicts_with_canada_geese_the_hsus_guide/part_10_sources_of_additional_information.html   (404 words)

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