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  1992 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
February 8 - February 23 - 1992 Winter Olympics are held in Albertville, France.
The case was appealed to the Alberta Court of Appeal; see 1994 in Canada.
See 1992 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
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 Canada -- The 2002 Index of Economic Freedom, The Heritage Foundation   (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 73 percent of all Canadian imports.
Canada's base federal income tax rate is 29 percent; the marginal rate for the average taxpayer is 22 percent.
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 1992   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
1992 is a leap year starting on Wednesday.
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October 26 - In Canada, the Charlottetown Accord is defeated in a national referendum.
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 Schachter v. Canada, [1992] 2 S.C.R. 679   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In the present case, it would clearly be far more intrusive to strike the legislation and deny the benefits to the individuals receiving them than it would be to extend the benefits to the small minority who demonstrated their entitlement to them.
Canada (Employment and Immigration Commission), supra, this Court decided that persons over 65 should be able to receive benefits that had been explicitly restricted to persons under 65.
Canada (Employment and Immigration Commission), [1991] 2 S.C.R., for example, where the remedy is obvious and Parliament would clearly enact it rather than have the whole scheme fail.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /csc-scc/en/pub/1992/vol2/html/1992scr2_0679.html   (14475 words)

 Organic Farming in Canada
The interest in and practice of the various forms of alternative agriculture in Canada are in a state of exponential growth.
Canada has experienced numerous negative consequences similar to those of most industrialized countries that follow the conventional agricultural model (Hill, 1991; cf.
In 1990 the Science Council of Canada initiated a study of sustainable agriculture, and the federal Department of Agriculture issued a policy document identifying sustainability as one of the four pillars upon which it claimed its programs will be based (Agriculture Canada, 1989).
eap.mcgill.ca /publications/eap104a.htm   (3682 words)

 1992 Report of the Auditor General - Chapter 2
However, in 1992 the government used section 5 of the Department of Agriculture Act as its authority to spend $17.3 million to assist the Province of Manitoba with costs incurred as a result of its 1989 forest fires.
In March 1992, the Government of Canada agreed to assist the Province of Manitoba for up to $30 million of the Province's costs resulting from the 1989 forest fires.
In February 1992 the Prosperity Secretariat in the Department of Industry, Science and Technology received Cabinet approval for a $2 million expenditure to cover the cost of a four-week advertising campaign between 15 February and 15 March 1992.
www.oag-bvg.gc.ca /domino/reports.nsf/html/ch9202e.html   (17216 words)

 United Nations Human Rights Website - Treaty Bodies Database - Document - Jurisprudence - Canada
Canada abolished the death penalty in 1976, except in the case of certain military offences.
On 30 April 1992, the State party informed the Committee of the author's situation in regard to remedies which are either currently being pursued by him before Canadian courts or which are still available for him to pursue.
5.1 On 12 March 1992 the Special Rapporteur on New Communications requested the State party, pursuant to rule 86 of the Committee's rules of procedure, to defer the author's extradition until the Committee had had an opportunity to consider the admissibility of the issues placed before it.
www.unhchr.ch /tbs/doc.nsf/MasterFrameView/608cb19d5686b828c1256ab100315d9c?Opendocument   (919 words)

 Canada Forest Accord, 1992-1997
Canada has 10 per cent of the world's forests, which provide an important protective element of 20 per cent of the world's fresh water.
Since 90 per cent of Canada's forests are publicly owned, all Canadians have a vital interest in their management.
Canada's forest community, which includes those groups whose diverse interests form part of the needs and decision-making process, plays an important role and has also joined in developing this Accord.
nfsc.forest.ca /accords/accord1.html   (1369 words)

 Encyclopedia: 1992 in Canada
See also: 1992 Canadian incumbents The Prime Minister of Canada, the head of the Canadian government, is usually the leader of the political party with the most seats in the Canadian House of Commons.
The Governor General and Commander-in-Chief in and over Canada, normally simply known as the Governor General of Canada in French, Gouverneur(e) général(e) is the Canadian representative of the monarch (presently Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II).
Each winner of the 1992 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit received $10 000 dollars and a medal from the Governor General of Canada.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1992-in-Canada   (2790 words)

 ScotDance Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In January, 1996, the SOBHD recognized ScotDance Canada as the principal organization and means of communication with the SOBHD in Canada.
ScotDance Canada Association was granted Incorporation Status under the Canada Corporations Act by the Minister of Industry Canada on January 24, 1994, and in 1995 received Charitable Status designation.
ScotDance Canada was pleased to be a part of the "World of Highland Dancing" International Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada in October 1999 and 2003.
www.scotdancecanada.com /about.php   (515 words)

 Canada - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
On Mar. 12, 1992 a new round of constitutional talks with the federal government began with objective to reach a "multilateral consensus" on reform amongst the provinces, territories and native groups.
On Aug. 22, 1992 approval for a final package of changes was announced with all government and native groups agreeing that a national referendum on the proposals was needed.
On Oct. 26, 1992 the proposals were decisively turned down by Canadians in the national referendum while although political leaders believed that an opportunity was lost most agreed that a no vote was preferable to a split between Canada and the Quebec province.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/canada.htm   (2100 words)

 CBC News Indepth: Petro Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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)

 Williams v. Canada, 1992 CanLII 98 (S.C.C.)
Canada (Employment and Immigration Commission), 1991 CanLII 12 (S.C.C.), [1991] 2 S.C.R. YMHA Jewish Community Centre of Winnipeg Inc. v.
The debtor is the federal Crown, or the Canada Employment and Immigration Commission, neither of which reside on a reserve, therefore the receipt of benefits is not situated on the reserve.
In order to assess the importance of the second factor, the location of the qualifying employment, a further analysis of the nature of unemployment benefits and their taxation is required.
www.canlii.org /ca/cas/scc/1992/1992scc37.html   (6773 words)

 Center for the Study of Sexual Minorities in the Military | UCSB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A new 44-page study of gays and lesbians in the Canadian military has found that after Canada’s 1992 decision to allow homosexuals to serve openly in its armed forces, military performance did not decline.
Before Canada lifted its gay ban, a 1985 survey of 6,500 male soldiers found that 62% said that they would refuse to share showers, undress or sleep in the same room as a gay soldier.
None of the 905 assault cases in the Canadian Forces from November, 1992 (when the ban was lifted) until August, 1995 involved gay bashing or could be attributed to the sexual orientation of one of the parties.
www.gaymilitary.ucsb.edu /PressCenter/press_rel1.htm   (355 words)

Canada 125th Anniversary Governor General's Commemorative Medal, awarded to Shirley Simand for her "significant contribution to Canada"
Canada Volunteer Award, awarded to Harriet Simand by Health and Welfare Canada for her “outstanding voluntary contribution to improving the health and well-being of citizens”.
Health and Welfare Canada cites DES Action Canada as an exemplary organization for its efforts in the improving Canadians’ health.
www.web.net /~desact/anglais/ourorg/3awards.html   (171 words)

Canada has agreed to finance a study on family violence and another which will gather statistical indicators on women for macro planning purposes.
As agreed at the 7th JCC Meeting, ASEAN and Canada are pursuing negotiations on the renewal of the ASEAN-Canada Economic Cooperation Agreement through diplomatic channels.
With regard to the ASEAN Food Conference which was held in Jakarta on 17-27 February 1992, although Canada has earlier indicated positive interest, no contribution was actually received by the organizing committee.
www.aseansec.org /11453.htm   (502 words)

 Tuberculosis in Canada 2002 - Public Health Agency of Canada
However, the corresponding case rate of 6.9 per 100,000 for this age group was surpassed by the age-specific rates of 9.3 and 11.8 per 100,000 for those in the older age groups of 65 to 74 years and greater than 74 years, respectively.
In order to increase the annual rate of decline of new cases from 2.1% for the past ten years to a national goal of 5%, considerable additional effort will be required, including the development and implementation of a Canadian Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Strategy.
The 2002 Tuberculosis in Canada annual report is a publication of Tuberculosis Prevention and Control (TBPC), Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada.
www.phac-aspc.gc.ca /publicat/tbcan02   (1243 words)

 Supreme Court of Canada: 1992 Zündel Judgement
The sphere of expression protected by the section has been very broadly defined to encompass all content of expression irrespective of the particular meaning sought to be conveyed unless the expression is communicated in a physically violent form.
Freedom of expression is so important to democracy in Canada that even those statements on the extreme periphery of the protected right must be brought within the protective ambit of s.
The international instruments against national, racial or religious hatred signed by Canada, the various provisions similar to s.
www.vex.net /~nizkor/hweb/people/z/zundel-ernst/supreme-court/1992-preliminary-version.html   (2872 words)

 CBC News Indepth: Air Canada
In the early 1930s, Canada was one of the few industrialized countries without a national airline.
By 1992, Air Canada and Canadian Airlines were battling toe-to-toe for market share in a fight that left the two airlines losing more than a million dollars a day during the depths of a recession that severely affected the travel industry.
In the wake of the merger Canada's new mega-carrier went on to face numerous pressures, including competition from new discount airlines, such as WestJet, and the drop-off in air travel after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/aircanada/history.html   (1177 words)

 Schachter c. Canada, [1992] 2 R.C.S. 679   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Canada (Commission de l'emploi et de l'immigration), [1991] 2 R.C.S. c.
Canada (Commission de l'emploi et de l'immigration), [1991] 2 R.C.S., dans lequel une restriction fondée sur l'âge prévue dans la Loi de 1971 sur l'assurance-chômage, S.C. 1970-71-72, ch.
Canada (Commission de l'emploi et de l'immigration), [1991] 2 R.C.S., par exemple, le Parlement adopterait sûrement la réparation, qui est évidente, plutôt que de voir disparaître le régime entier.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /csc-scc/fr/pub/1992/vol2/html/1992rcs2_0679.html   (15008 words)

 1992 in Canada -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
February 8 - February 23 - (Click link for more info and facts about 1992 Winter Olympics) 1992 Winter Olympics are held in (Click link for more info and facts about Albertville, France) Albertville, France.
November 12 - a referendum endorsing the creation of (An Arctic territory in northern Canada created in 1999 and governed solely by the Inuit; includes the eastern part of what was the Northwest Territories and most of the islands of the Arctic Archipelago) Nunavut is successful in the (A territory in northwestern Canada) Northwest Territories
See (Click link for more info and facts about 1992 Governor General's Awards) 1992 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1992_in_canada.htm   (1580 words)

 1992 In Canada Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 Computing Canada May 11, 1992 Articles @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Start / C / Computing Canada / May 11, 1992 /
Canada Post Corp. delivers $10 million deal to Andersen.
Tektronix Canada terminals have 72 Hz refresh rate.
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 Digital Copyright Canada: article #1992
Open Letter to Jason Brooks (Copies to CanOpenER and Digital-copyright Canada) Re: Sun's Unix-License Paradox, by Jason Brooks http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,3959,1209873,00.asp I am glad that the rights of the many creators of Linux are finally being acknowledged in the media.
Author Free Software!" http://weblog.flora.org/article.php3?story_id=149) As an active participant in the copyright consultation process in Canada , I have had the opportunity to meet many creators.
Where creators' rights alliances for traditional creators such as authors and musicians are relatively new, the Free Software Foundation has existed formally for almost 20 years, and our movement informally for much longer.
www.digital-copyright.ca /discuss/1992   (629 words)

 Canada 1992 Lincoln Continental Signature -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Fire and Ice: The United States, Canada and the Myth of Converging Values   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In Canada, fewer people agree that father knows best (18 percent in 2000, down from 26 percent in 1992).
Since the minivan outsells the SUV two to one in Canada but the ratio is reversed in the United States, he concludes that a fundamental difference in values exists between the two countries.
I was surprised to learn that Canada has more in common with New England than New England has in common with the Deep South.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0143014234   (2012 words)

 IASPO 1999-2003
The academic research community is spread across Canada from Memorial University in Newfoundland to the University of Victoria in British Columbia.
Guoqi Han and his colleagues at Fisheries and Oceans Canada made significant advances in the application of altimetry to oceanography and in the understanding of the Labrador Sea circulation variability and Atlantic Canadian shelf circulation dynamics.
Since 2000, Fisheries and Oceans Canada operates a Gulf of St. Lawrence ice-ocean model for daily short-term forecasting of the surface currents, water levels, and sea ice for the shipping industry, the national Search and Rescue program, civil protection agencies, and environmental protection agencies for oil spill trajectory modeling.
www.cgu-ugc.ca /cnc-iugg/IAPSO03.htm   (13021 words)

 Breast Implants Found Full Of Germs:
He is to present evidence from the study of contaminated implants at a conference in Ohio, this weekend.
A moratorium on silicone gel filled implants began in the United States and Canada last January after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found safety data on several products inadequate.
The implants are now available to women in the United States who enrol in limited studies.
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Since World War II the impressive growth of the manufacturing, mining, and service sectors has transformed the nation from a largely rural economy into one primarily industrial and urban.
In the 1980s, Canada registered one of the highest rates of real growth among the OECD nations, averaging about 3.2%.
However, the continuing constitutional impasse between English- and French-speaking areas has observers discussing a possible split in the confederation; foreign investors are becoming edgy.
www.umsl.edu /services/govdocs/wofact92/wf930050.txt   (149 words)

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