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  Canada on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Canada occupies all of North America N of the United States (and E of Alaska) except for Greenland and the French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon.
Canada is a federation of 10 provinces— Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia —and three territories— Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, and the Yukon Territory.
During the Ice Age all of Canada was covered by a continental ice sheet that scoured and depressed the land surface, leaving a covering of glacial drift, depositional landforms, and innumerable lakes and rivers.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/canada_history.asp   (5189 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.
For, despite the inroads of secularization, an evident crisis of religious commitment and an expanding non-European presence in its population, Canada undoubtedly remains remarkably Christian in a broad sense of that term (Statistics Canada, 1993; Maclean's, 1993).
are.as.wvu.edu /o'toole.html   (7547 words)

Canada's topography is dominated by the Canadian Shield, an area of Precambrian rocks surrounding the Hudson Bay and covering half the country.
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 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.
cms.westport.k12.ct.us /cmslmc/foreignlanguages/canada/canada.htm   (7493 words)

 1993 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1992 in Canada, other events of 1993, 1994 in Canada and the list of 'years in Canada'.
October 14 - The Tories release an election ad that many see as mocking Jean Chrétien's facial paralysis.
See 1993 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1993_in_Canada   (562 words)

 Election Resources on the Internet: Federal Elections in Canada - Elections to the House of Commons
Although both the government and the National Assembly of Quebec rejected the agreements under which the Canada Act was passed and denounced the political legitimacy of the Constitution Act, 1982, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the province was legally bound by the Act.
The Parliament of Canada consists of a lower chamber, the House of Commons, whose members are directly elected by universal adult suffrage for a maximum term of five years, and an upper chamber, the Senate, whose members are appointed on a provincial basis and may hold office until they are 75 years of age.
From 1993 to 1997 the BQ held the second largest number of seats in the House of Commons, becoming the Official Opposition to the Liberal government.
electionresources.org /ca   (2340 words)

 Roadside Surveys in Canada: 1974-1993
More specifically, it examines the results of roadside surveys conducted in Canada over the past twenty years to determine the extent of changes in the incidence of drinking and driving and to determine the extent to which changes in drinking and driving correspond to changes in the incidence of alcohol-related driver fatalities.
The increasing proportion of women among drinking drivers identified during roadside surveys is consistent with increases in the proportion of females among fatally injured drinking drivers.
Moreover, the correspondence between trends in the prevalence of drinking and driving found during roadside breathtesting surveys of nighttime drivers and trends in the incidence of alcohol involvement among fatally injured drivers in Canada suggests that alcohol-related fatalities reflect the overall prevalence of drinking and driving in the population.
www.druglibrary.org /Schaffer/Misc/driving/s7p3.htm   (1554 words)

 Aboriginal Justice in Canada (Palys, 1993)
Notwithstanding the results of Canada's 1992 national referendum -- where "the aboriginal package" went down to defeat, along with the rest of the constitutional proposals, among both aboriginal and non-aboriginal voters -- prospects for dramatic changes to the look of aboriginal-governmental relations in Canada are still alive and well.
Their arguments held that the federal government alone had sovereign authority over the land mass known as Canada; there were no such things as "aboriginal rights"; and, if there were, then it was within the power of the Government of Canada to extinguish them, and they had done so a long time ago.
Still, the fact that three members of Canada's highest court viewed Nisga'a title as still in existence was a major turn of events (and one which soon led the federal government to agree to negotiate where title had not been explicitly extinguished).
www.sfu.ca /~palys/prospect.htm   (17583 words)

 Industry Canada Milestones 1993-2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1998, Industry Canada also provided support to the ACST for the creation of its first two expert panels, one on skills and the other on the commercialization of university research.
A new Canada Cooperatives Act was adopted by the House of Commons in 1998 and came into force in 1999 to provide a modern legislative framework for the incorporation of non-financial cooperatives at the federal level.
Investment Partnerships Canada (IPC), a joint initiative of Industry Canada and DFAIT, was launched in October 1996 to act as the investment focal point for the federal government, working with the Canadian posts abroad to develop and coordinate targeted campaigns to attract and retain key MNE investment for Canada.
www.ic.gc.ca /cmb/welcomeic.nsf/ICPages/Milestones   (11035 words)

 Canadian National Aboriginal Day
Canada has declared June 21st--the first day of summer--National Aboriginal Day.
This day was created to recognize the unparalleled contributions Indians, Inuit, and Metis have made to the development of Canada.
The day is an opportunity for all Canadians, especially young people, to learn more about the Aboriginal Cultural heritages of Canada.
www.lib.msu.edu /publ_ser/docs/displays/displayjune.html   (534 words)

 Canada - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
CLIMATE: Canada has a continental climate which is arctic in the north and maritime near the west coast, while near the US border a narrow strip has a temperate climate with cold winters.
On June 25, 1993 Campbell was sworn in as Canada's first female prime minister while national elections held on Oct. 25, 1993 resulted in the election of Jean Chretien of the Liberal Party as the country's new prime minister.
In 1993 Canada's international image as a leading peace-keeper was stained after 4 Canadian soldiers on the peace-keeping mission in Somalia were charge with torture and negligence and two with second-degree murder after 4 civilians were killed.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/canada.htm   (2090 words)

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Canada offers an ideal first stop for U.S. businesses seeking to begin export marketing, with business practices, attitudes, conditions, and environments here more similar to those found in the United States than in any other country in the world.
Trailing China as sources of these imports into Canada are Hong Kong with approximately 13 percent of the 1997 total, followed by Italy with approximately 11 percent, the U.S. with seven percent, and the Philippines with approximately three percent.
For a dealer in Canada, the Canadian dealer's registered identification number, commonly referred to as a CA Number can be obtained and placed on the label instead of a name and full postal address.
www.prgmea.org /WomenACanada.html   (6230 words)

 CBC News: the fifth estate: Landslide- porn laws in canada
THE 1993 LAW: Canada’s current child pornography law was passed in 1993 and is considered to have some of the harshest penalties in the world.
The case was heard by the Supreme Court of Canada in January 2000.
Three of the judges were in favour of retaining the 1993 law and four appeared to be a favour of striking down some or all of the legislation.
www.cbc.ca /fifth/landslide/laws.html   (872 words)

 Repeat Abortions in Canada, 1975-1993
In Canada, 20% of women who obtained an abortion between 1975 and 1993 had had at least one previous abortion.
In 1993, 27 women per 1,000 who had ever had an abortion underwent another one, while 13 women per 1,000 who had never had an abortion obtained their first one; among teenagers, the repeat rate was four times the rate of first abortions (81 per 1,000 vs. 19 per 1,000).
In 1993, fewer than 2% of abortions were obtained by women who had had three or more previous procedures, suggesting that abortion is not widely used as a primary method of birth control.
www.agi-usa.org /pubs/journals/2902097.html   (215 words)

 Direct Costs - Economic Burden of Illness in Canada, 1993
This distribution is applied to the 1993 national physician care expenditure to estimate the physician care expenditure by diagnostic category, age and sex for Canada in 1993.
Statistics Canada's 1993/94 inventory of all RCFs in Canada, reported annually by provinces and territories, provides an expenditure breakdown by predominant type of care and principal characteristic of the predominant group of residents within the reporting facility.
The 1993 total national expenditure for care by other professionals and for other direct health expenditures and capital is taken directly from National Health Expenditures in Canada, 1975-1994 (NHEC).
www.phac-aspc.gc.ca /publicat/ebic-femc93/burd5a_e.html   (3234 words)

However, there are disadvantages in that during years of heavy spring run-off from winter snows, the local rivers often flood the low-lying basin, causing havoc in the prairie farms of the region.
Fox is now regarded as a hero, not just in Canada, but in many parts of the world were "Terry Fox Days" are held, usually foot races to raise money for the local cancer society.
Accordingly, I continued cycling along the north side of the river (still the St Johns), eventually coming to a point were the road left the river, and turned north-east towards the town of Moncton, and subsequently Nova Scotia.
cyclingbrian.tripod.com /Canada.html   (9987 words)

 The Manga Report
The serious fiscal crisis of all governments in Canada is compelling them to contain and reduce health care costs.
Today LBP has become one of the most costly causes of illness and disability in Canada - a phenomenon which does not appear to be generally appreciated or understood in medical and government circles in Canada.
Evidence from Canada, the USA, the UK and elsewhere shows that there are conflicting methods of treatment, many with little - if any scientific evidence of effectiveness, and very high costs of treatment.
www.ncschiropractic.com /manga.htm   (1664 words)

 Bell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1993, Bell Canada posted consolidated total operating revenues of about $8 billion, 81 per cernt of which were generated from local and long distance telecommunications services.
One of the most important advances in modern telecommunications, digitization is used in conjunction with fiber optics to increase transmission capacity and to enable the introduction of a wide range of advanced services to a greater number of customers.
Bell Canada also owns 100 per cent of WorldLinx Telecommunications Inc. WorldLinx is an unregulated company providing business customers with high-end telecommunications expertise in such areas as global network interconnection, desktop teleconferencing, electronic messaging and public data base access.
www.dgp.toronto.edu /tp/industry/bell.html   (582 words)

 Fiber Reinforced Concrete 1993
The results indicate that silica fume is useful in improving the effectiveness of fiber reinforcement of concrete and reducing its permeability.
A 30 ft. span 17 ft. wide bridge was constructed in Rapid City, South Dakota in the summer of 1991 to demonstrate the application of graphite and fiberglass cables for prestressing bridge decks.
Aramid FRP rods, which are a composite of reinforced aramid fibers (brand name Technora©) were developed by Sumitomo Construction Co., Ltd. and a textile maker, Teijin Co., Ltd. Corrosion-free FRP rods are used in various fields, and the aramid FRP rods have been gaining attention for their use in prestressed concrete tendons.
www.tfhrc.gov /structur/concrete/fib93.htm   (2956 words)

 Canada Provinces
The only Canada update for either of them is that the name of Newfoundland is changed to "Newfoundland and Labrador" ("Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador" in French).
The formal name "Dominion of Canada" was phased out from the 1950s to 1982, in favor of simply "Canada".
Canada is divided into ten provinces and three territories (French: territoires).
www.statoids.com /uca.html   (2157 words)

 Canada AM 1993 TV Interview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Shortly after we began publication in April 1993, Peter Raeside, a columnist for the Globe and Mail, wrote a glowing review of our little publication.
In response to his column, we were invited to appear on CTV's morning program, Canada AM.
Because CTV's studios are in Ontario, the interview was at about 4:20 AM Pacific Time, hence why I sound like I was half asleep.
www.weirdsilence.com /audio/ctv1993.html   (172 words)

 MX-3.com - 1993 Mazda MX-3 Special Edition
In 1993 Mazda Canada Offered A Limited Special Edition Of It's Mazda MX-3 GS To Celebrate The Companies 25th Year In Canada.
It Is Also Uncertain Whether This Number Was For Only Canada, Only The United States Or All Of North America Combined.
The 1993 Mazda MX-3 GS 25th Anniversary Special Edition Has Been Spotted In Canada In Other Colours Besides The Raspberry Metallic.
www.mx-3.com /se   (314 words)

 YOJOE.COM | Toys R Us Advertisement - 1993 (Canada)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Canada - Toys R Us Advertisement - 1993
Pictured above is a page from a Canadian Toys R Us advertisement from 1993.
It promotes the G.I.Joe Armor Bot and lists its price in Canadian dollars (not U.S. dollars).
www.yojoe.com /international/canada/toysrus93.shtml   (51 words)

 National Business Book Award: 1993 Winner -- PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada
In 1990, the Royal Bank of Canada commissioned McDowall to write a corporate history for its 125th anniversary in 1994 — and the Carleton University historian quickly dispelled the notion that corporate historians tout the "party line."
His previous books are Steel at the Sault, a chronicle of Algoma Steel, and The Light, a study of Canadian conglomerate Brazilian Traction, now known as Brascan, which dominated Brazil's power industry for nearly 70 years.
PricewaterhouseCoopers refers to the network of member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, each of which is a separate and independent legal entity.
www.pwc.com /extweb/aboutus.nsf/docid/5E599A9265E9AA7A852570CA00175524   (360 words)

 Canada Decides - 1993 - 80soft.com - Where gaming gets political!
Canada Decides - 1993 - 80soft.com - Where gaming gets political!
Please note: this is a third-party scenario - 80soft did not make this scenario.
It's not perfect (ie, the National Post didn't exist back in 1993) but still one of the most interesting elections to play through.
80soft.ipbhost.com /index.php?showtopic=2577   (610 words)

 Calendar - 1993
The year 1993 is a normal year, with 365 days in total (Gregorian calendar)
Phases of the moon are calculated using local time in New York
List of years that use the same calendar as 1993
www.timeanddate.com /calendar?year=1993&country=27   (232 words)

 NCPA Tax Policy - Evidence Cigarette Tax Hikes Increase Crime, But Don't Reduce Teenage Smoking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Between 1984 and 1993, Canada doubled its tax on cigarettes with the aim of reducing smoking and increasing tax revenues.
Last December, Sgt. Alain Giroux testified on the effects of those tax increases before a U.S. Senate subcommittee on behalf of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
He reported that only did underage smoking fail to decrease, but an estimated 40 percent of Canada's cigarettes are now sold on the fl market -- most of which are smuggled over the U.S.-Canadian border.
www.ncpa.org /pi/taxes/feb98r.html   (362 words)

 eBay - 1993 proof canada, Coins World, Coins items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
 14 items found for 1993 proof canada in eBay Stores.
Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of the eBay User Agreement and Privacy Policy.
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 WESCANEX `93 - 1 - Sk, CANADA; 1993; 1/9/96, v 1.0 (revised) (ResearchIndex)
WESCANEX `93 - 1 - Sk, CANADA; 1993; 1/9/96, v 1.0 (revised) (ResearchIndex)
Please let us know if you encounter any data corruptions.
WESCANEX `93 1 Sk, CANADA; 1993; 1/9/96, v 1.0 (revised)
citeseer.ist.psu.edu /36313.html   (320 words)

 3. WADS 1993: Montréal, Canada
Frank K. Dehne, Jörg-Rüdiger Sack, Nicola Santoro, Sue Whitesides (Eds.): Algorithms and Data Structures, Third Workshop, WADS '93, Montréal, Canada, August 11-13, 1993, Proceedings.
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 709 Springer 1993, ISBN 3-540-57155-8
Mikhail J. Atallah, Danny Z. Chen: Computing the All-Pairs Longest Chain in the Plane.
www.informatik.uni-trier.de /~ley/db/conf/wads/wads93.html   (816 words)

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