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  News Releases - 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Attorney General of Canada seeks leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada (July 18, 1997)
Statement by the Minister of Justice and General Attorney of Canada - Allan Rock regarding the Seamen of the Maersk Dubai (March 18, 1997)
Canada ratifies the Hague convention on international adoption (February 27, 1997)
canada.justice.gc.ca /en/news/nr/1997.html   (814 words)

  CNN - New day in Canada - June 3, 1997
Canada's southern neighbor, the United States, breathed a sigh of relief at Chretien's victory because of the prime minister's willingness to reach out to Quebec, which has strong economic ties across its southern border.
Canada poised for vote that may deadlock parliament - June 1, 1997
Canada's Chretien urges voters not to back regional parties - May 30, 1997
www.cnn.com /WORLD/9706/03/canada   (383 words)

  1997 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
October 13 - 43 are killed in Canada's worst ever traffic accident as a tour bus falls off a cliff.
November 3 - Canada destroys the last land mines in its arsenal.
See 1997 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1997_in_Canada   (905 words)

 Stephen Roth Institute: Antisemitism And Racism
In 1997, there was a crackdown on hate crime by the various hate crimes units, leading to several arrests and a decrease in reported incidents.
In 1997 the paper persisted in publishing unsigned, undocumented letters to the editor, which in some cases were purely anti-Semitic diatribe.
In 1997 there were several legal/legislative initiatives that advanced the struggle against anti-Semitism and hate in Canada; several high profile cases and interventions are noteworthy.
www.tau.ac.il /Anti-Semitism/asw97-8/canada.html   (2146 words)

Québec is the only Province in Canada, in which people speak French as their mother tongue and all signs are in French.
Canada Day (July 1st) was the perfect day to enter Canada and be around the Niagara Falls once again.
To celebrate Canada's Birthday there was a magnificent firework, and there I stood, right at the Falls over which the fireworks colored the dark night sky.
www.north-america.de /old/travelcanada.htm   (1305 words)

 International Softball Federation - ISF
It blanked defending champion Canada 2-0 behind Long's two-hitter in the playoff finals after Canada lost to New Zealand 3-2 in ten innings on Saturday evening (July 26th).
Canada entered the playoffs with a 9-1 record as the top seed and instead went home with a bronze medal.
Canada scored a pair of runs on Duane Clarkson's two-run homer in the first inning of the game with New Zealand.
www.internationalsoftball.com /english/events/97_jr_mens_wc.asp   (551 words)

 Canadian Diamonds - Canada Jewels
Diamond exploration began in Canada as early as the 1960s but major kimberlite discoveries were not made until the 1980s.
Canada became a diamond producer on October 14, 1998 when the Ekati™ diamond mine was officially opened, about 300 kilometres northeast of Yellowknife.
Canada’s diamond industry has now become an industry worth more than $2.0 billion with all indicators pointing to potential for future growth.
www.canadajewels.com /pages/canadian.htm   (636 words)

 CANADA: NATIONAL TRADE ESTIMATE REPORT - 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
U.S. merchandise imports from Canada in 1997 totaled $168 billion, an increase of $11.6 billion (7 percent) from the level of imports in 1996.
Canada retained a 46.7 percent limit on foreign ownership, a requirement for Canadian control of basic telecommunications facilities and routing restrictions on domestic and international traffic to promote the use of Canadian facilities.
Therefore, Canada continues to maintain its "U.S. bypass restriction" on routing traffic through the United States, although the CRTC is considering eliminating this restriction on international traffic in a separate regulatory proceeding that should be decided by mid-summer.
www.mac.doc.gov /tcc/data/commerce_html/countries/Countries/Canada/NationalTrade/1998/CountryReport.html   (2883 words)

 Tuberculosis in Canada - 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1997, a total of 1,975 cases of new active and relapsed tuberculosis (TB) cases was reported to the Division of Tuberculosis Prevention and Control from the ten provinces and two territories.
Of note is that 38% of all the foreign-born TB cases reported in 1997 arrived in Canada in 1993 or later.
With regard to the distribution of TB cases by birthplace across the country in 1997, the provinces of Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta each reported that over 60% of their TB cases were foreign-born, particularly Ontario in which the proportion was 85%.
www.phac-aspc.gc.ca /publicat/tbcan97/index.html   (2082 words)

 Canada wants 1997 Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Since the May coup, Canada has maintained its call for the early return to constitutional democracy and favors a return to the 1997 Constitution.
Canada remains very concerned about present government plans to write a constitution that will place further restrictions on citizens on the basis of race".
The Minister also stated that Canada has taken actions to "ensure that those who participated in the overthrow of the government in Fiji will be prevented from entering Canada".
www.fijihosting.com /pcgov/archive/2001-01/no335.htm   (196 words)

 1997-98 Canada Goose Hunting Seasons Set   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Kicking off the Canada goose season is the re-opening of a traditional fall goose hunting season in southwest New York State.
A special DEC permit is required to hunt during the late Canada goose season, in addition to a valid 1997-98 hunting license and 1997 federal duck stamp.
Any neck-banded Canada geese seen (other than those shot) should be reported to any DEC regional wildlife office to aid in research on Atlantic Flyway goose populations.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/press/pressrel/97x162.html   (756 words)

 School Bus Collision Summary, Canada 1989-1997 - Abstract   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This report summarizes a select sample of school bus incidents which have occurred in Canada during the years 1989 to 1997.
The cases studied were investigated by Transport Canada’s Multi-Disciplinary Collision Investigation Teams.
Crashes involving serious injuries are over-represented in this case series since it is more likely that these incidents would come to the attention of the teams.
www.tc.gc.ca /roadsafety/tp/tp13412/menu.htm   (169 words)

 1997: Canada - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
1997: Canada - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
Archives consist of articles that originally appeared in Collier's Year Book (for events of 1997 and earlier) or as monthly updates in Encarta Yearbook (for events of 1998 and later).
Federal elections in Canada in 1997 significantly eroded the governing Liberal Party's majority in the House of Commons, leaving Prime Minister Jean Chrétien facing increased opposition when Parliament met again in September.
encarta.msn.com /sidebar_1741573614/1997_Canada.html   (144 words)

 The State of Canada's Forests 1997-1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In October 1997, the Government of Saskatchewan launched public and industry consultations to assist in the development of the forest regulations needed to implement the Forest Resource Management Act passed in June 1996.
In the fall of 1997, the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy published a report on private woodlot management in the Maritimes that stated there is a clearly perceived need for tax reform among woodlot owners.
The October 1997 meeting, held in Antalya, Turkey, centred on the theme "Forestry for Sustainable Development: Toward the 21st Century." The Canadian delegation at the Congress conveyed that Canada is now at the stage of implementing sustainable forest management and that this will be done in partnership domestically and internationally.
www.nrcan.gc.ca /cfs-scf/national/what-quoi/sof/sof98/trend1_e.html   (7180 words)

 Bertha Armyworm in Western Canada in 1997
Pheromone traps were installed by the respective provincial agriculture departments to determine the density and distribution of moths.
The network of traps indicated that the Bertha Armyworm infestation was somewhat less in 1997 than in previous years.
In 1997, larval populations of Bertha Armyworm were highly parasitized; rates of parasitism were as high as 87%.
res2.agr.gc.ca /saskatoon/result/armyworm1997-nocponctue1997_e.htm   (372 words)

 William Morris Society: Canada Events 1997
An Arts and Crafts tour of the Mid-Atlantic states, with visits to (among other places) the Roycroft Inn in East Aurora, NY; Craftsman Farms in Parsippany, NJ; Washington, DC museums; the Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington, DE; and the Virginia Museum in Richmond.
Sponsored by the William Morris Society of Canada, at the Great Hall at the Arts and Letters Club, 14 Elm Street, Toronto, Ontario -- west of Yonge Street, 2 blocks north of Dundas; by subway, exit either at Dundas and walk north, or at College and walk south.
Following the centenary conference at Oxford in 1996, the William Morris Society of Canada is now organizing the Morris Millennium Conference as the second international conference to bring together scholars and students of Morris as an artist, writer, socialist, and early ecologist.
www.morrissociety.org /1997canada.htm   (1230 words)

 Bell Canada begins testing cable service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bell Canada announced with great fanfare this week market trials in two cities for a new type of service that will combine telephone and cable TV services.
If the trials are successful, Bell Canada could begin offering the service to its subscribers as soon as Jan. 1, when the phone companies will be allowed to move into the cable business.
The CRTC, Canada's broadcasting regulator, has ruled that any rates charged during the test period have to be similar to the cable companies' rate, which means that Bell will likely have to rely upon offering a better service to attract customers away from the cable companies.
members.tripod.com /~MitchellBrown/samples/CNET_bellcanada.html   (448 words)

 Online NewsHour: Canada- June 3, 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
And in the rest of the country there was a fatigue with deficits; there was a concern about high taxes; and there was a desire to reduce the scope of the government, so there’s a bit of a cleavage there.
But obviously Canada is a society that prides itself on accommodating differences, whether they are linguistic or regional.
But, in fact--that’s in theory--but in fact, it’s always been very, very difficult to accommodate these regional differences--the strength of Central Canada and especially of Ontario is obviously there again, and these regional differences have never been as strong as they are right now.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/canada/jan-june97/canada_6-3.html   (1295 words)

 SCI-BYTES: Science in Canada, 1997-2001
Canada's world share of science and social-science papers over the last five years, expressed as a percentage of papers in each of 22 fields in the ISI database.
Between 1997 and 2001, ISI indexed 160,576 papers that listed at least one author address in Canada.
In geosciences, for example, Canada's average of 3.51 cites per paper was 7% above the world average of 3.29 cites.
in-cites.com /research/2002/march_25_2002-2.html   (275 words)

 Drug statistics: Canada 1997
In contrast, cocaine accounted for 17% of all cases in 1997, down from 28% in 1991, and heroin accounted for about 2% of all cases, down marginally from 1991.
Its 1997 rate of 426 drug offences for every 100,000 population was almost double the national rate.
Data from a one-day snapshot of inmates in correctional facilities in 1996 showed that 9% of the adult inmate population in Canada were in prison for a drug offence as their most serious offence.
www.cfdp.ca /statcan.htm   (660 words)

 CNN - Liberals narrowly keep majority in Canada - June 3, 1997
OTTAWA, CANADA (CNN) -- For Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien, it was a political victory that came with a high number of casualties.
"It's extremely important that Canada remain unified and had Chretien lost, that would have jeopardized the ability of the federal government to bargain, to negotiate, to wage psychological warfare against the separatists in Quebec," said analyst Conrad Winn.
Chretien's more immediate challenge will be to cobble together a new government and try to push his programs in the House of Commons, which, after these elections, is a House more divided than ever.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/9706/03/canada.elect.on   (735 words)

 NPT PrepCom 1997: Statement by Canada
On this basis it is Canada's view that the PrepCom and Reviewprocess must both evaluate developments to date and identify possibilities for further progress in the full implementation and realization of the NPT.
Canada considers that these can be dealt with in a straightforward manner.
For example Canada did attach considerable importance to ensuring that the proposed agenda for the 1997-1999 PrepComs fully reflects the new focus which emerged from the 1995 NPTREC; thus we welcomed the consensus reached on the description of item 4 of our agenda.
www.basicint.org /nuclear/NPT/1997prepcom/npt97_canada.htm   (2236 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The reported cases of human S. Tilene associated with pet hedgehogs, as well as salmonellosis associated with turtles and psittacosis associated with parrots, demonstrate that exotic pets are potential vehicles of zoonotic disease(2,3).
Due to the dynamic nature of the exotic pet trade on a species level coupled with an overall increase in these animals as pets, an industry-specific framework may be more appropriate to direct public-health action to reduce zoonotic illness from exotic pets than species-specific regulations.
BOTULISM IN CANADA SUMMARY FOR 1996 September 1, 1997 Health Canada - Laboratory Centre for Disease Control Canada Communicable Disease Report Volume 23-17 Five outbreaks of foodborne botulism, involving 10 cases with no deaths, were confirmed in 1996 (Table 1).
archives.foodsafetynetwork.ca /fsnet/1997/9-1997/fs-09-05-97-01.txt   (2763 words)

 Automotive Glossary
Canada committed to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 6 percent of 1990 levels between 2008 and 2012.
This classification system will be implemented with reference to year 1997 and data will be available in 1999.
Chrysler Canada, in partnership with government and educational institutions, has launched a number of initiatives collectively referred to as the Windsor Experiment.
www.autoseekandsell.com /dsp_glossary.cfm   (3239 words)

 Pole Vault Canada Photo Gallery
A few years back, when she was a young gymnast at the CanAm gym club, Andrea Doepker used to watch the U of S pole vaulters fling themselves through the air at the Saskatoon Field House.
After a provincial -junior-record-setting and Canadian-junior-record tying jump of 3.40 metres at a tri-province meet last weekend in Saskatoon, she is also being touted as medal contender.
She says her experience in that sport helped her adjust quickly to the demands of pole vault especially in the areas of body awareness and timing.
www.vaultworld.com /canada/photo/andread.htm   (455 words)

 U.S. - Canada Agreement, 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Such import restrictions are not intended by either Government to impede the traditional cross-border movement of cultural objects for the purposes of ongoing communal activities of the Aboriginal or Native groups of both countries.
The Government of Canada shall use its best efforts to permit the temporary exchange of the protected archaeological and ethnological materials under circumstances in which such exchange does not jeopardize its cultural patrimony.
The Government of the United States and the Government of Canada shall use their best efforts to further the protection and preservation of archaeological and ethnological materials in both countries through other instruments between governmental agencies having appropriate regulatory and enforcement responsibilities.
dosfan.lib.uic.edu /USIA/E-USIA/education/culprop/ca97agr.html   (741 words)

 1997 Canadian National Women's Hockey Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The 1997 National team competed in the 1997 World Championship in the spring.
There were evaluation camps in Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal in the spring of 1997 to finalize the list of 28 players who were invited to train in Calgary.
And from December 12-21, 1997, the Canucks particpated in the Three Nations Cup in Lake Placid, NY, against the No. 2-ranked Americans and third-ranked Finnish national teams.
www.whockey.com /country/canada/natteam/1997   (584 words)

 Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Canada is endowed with extensive energy resources, and is a large producer and net exporter of natural gas, coal, hydropower, and uranium.
Canada is a major coal producer and consumer, with output in 1996 of about 84 million short tons (mmst), and consumption of 60 mmst.
Canada is committed under the 1992 climate change convention signed in Rio de Janeiro to stabilize greenhouse gas emissions at 1990 levels by the year 2000.
www.converger.com /eiacab/canada.htm   (4996 words)

 ICOMOS Canada Congress 1997 Introduction Page
Tracing ICOMOS Canada's history brings to light the numerous regional, national and international dialogues and exchanges between specialists brought together in heritage conservation from near and far.
Bringing together professionals from across Canada as well as a few international participants, the organizing committee of the 1997 ICOMOS Canada Congress wished, in this respect, to mark the twentieth anniversary of the organization: protecting heritage and sharing knowledge.
Looking at the past and opening up to the future, this annual event was a time for review, a time to consider new opportunities, a time to identify objectives, and a time to share disciplinary knowledge.
www.icomos.org /icomosca/1997/congres97/intro/intro_e.html   (188 words)

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