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  Canada Report 1998
Canada is in a precarious position to "lead or bleed" in what will soon likely become, indeed, a billion dollar crop.
Hemp was grown under license in eight provinces across Canada in 1998, primarily in SW Ontario and Manitoba.
Although Canada has adjusted her laws to recognize the difference between hemp and marijuana varieties of Cannabis sativa L., we are continental trading partners with a powerful client nation that does not recognize this distinction.
mojo.calyx.net /~olsen/HEMP/IHA/jiha5214.html   (1809 words)

 WTO | Trade policy review - Canada 1998
Canada has thus been actively participating in all aspects of current work in the WTO, arguing that the core of such work should be implementing the Marrakesh built-in agenda and developing the programme agreed in Singapore.
Canada recognizes that such agreements often bring results in a shorter time-frame than is possible in a global forum, that they advance the multilateral agenda, and that they maintain the momentum for broad-based trade liberalization.
Canada will continue to address these concerns and uphold the integrity of its social policies by ensuring that social impacts are considered fully in the formulation of trade policy initiatives.
www.wto.org /english/tratop_e/tpr_e/tp98rev1_e.htm   (6383 words)

 1998 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
February 7 - February 22 - Nagano Olympics Canada wins the fourth-most medals, but is embarrassed when their star-filled hockey team fails to win a medal.
March 24 - The 1998 Nova Scotia election leaves the Liberals and NDP tied for the most seats.
April 2 - In the final appeal of the Delwin Vriend case, the Supreme Court of Canada strikes down an Alberta Court of Appeal ruling that barred LGBT persons from protection under the province's human rights code.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1998_in_Canada   (1387 words)

 CANADA: COUNTRY COMMERCIAL GUIDE - 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Canada is a bilingual country with two national official languages, English and French.
Canada is integrated with the U.S. direct-dial long-distance telephone system (dial 1, area code and number).
Generally, relative costs of housing in Canada are, at minimum, approximately 40 percent higher than those in the United States, and in some urban centers housing costs are double.
www.mac.doc.gov /tcc/data/commerce_html/countries/Countries/Canada/CountryCommercial/1998/hs~BusinessTravel.html   (1036 words)

 Freedom in the World 1998-99: Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Colonized by French and British settlers in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Canada came under the control of the British Crown under the terms of the Treaty of Paris in 1763.
Canada's criminal law is based on British common law and is uniform throughout the country.
In October, the head of Canada's intelligence service warned that the country's open immigration and refugee policies made it particularly vulnerable to organizational and fund-raising activities by terrorist groups.
www.freedomhouse.org /survey99/country/canada.html   (711 words)

 Ringette Canada - Results 1998 Summit Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For the first time, Team Canada was a truly national team with athlete representation from each province and the Northwest Territories.
Canada got into penalty trouble attempting a comeback, and Finland scored 3 power play goals in the 3rd.
Canada fell behind 5-0 in the first period and 8-2 in the second, but showed a lot of character to fight back to within 2 goals.
www.ringette.ca /e/teams/pastworlds/98_summit.htm   (387 words)

 World Oil: Uncertainty clouds fundamental strengths of Canada's industry - 1998 forecasts for the Canadian oil and gas ...
Uncertainty has emerged as the central theme in 1998 for Canada, making it difficult for oil and gas producers to gauge what their capital expenditure programs should be.
Canada's cold climate, sparse and far-flung population, and resource-based economy are three strikes against the country in the battle to keep emissions down.
Development drilling is expected to carry the load again in 1998, as producers focus on lower-risk, lower-cost prospects to offset the high-cost environment.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3159/is_n2_v219/ai_20464834   (1461 words)

 ARS | Publication request: Physiologic Specialization of Puccinia Triticina in Canada in 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Technical Abstract: In 1998, leaf rust of wheat (Triticum aestivum), caused by Puccinia triticina, was widespread throughout the prairies of western Canada.
The Canada Prairie Spring wheat cultivars (AC Vista, AC Foremost, AC Crystal) were susceptible to leaf rust, while the bread wheat cultivars with leaf rust resistance genes Lr16 and Lr13 or Lr34 (AC Majestic, AC Domain, AC Barrie) had high to moderate levels of leaf rust infections.
Phenotypes with virulence to Lr16 increased to 25% of isolates in Manitoba and Saskatchewan in 1998.
www.ars.usda.gov /research/publications/publications.htm?SEQ_NO_115=119005   (473 words)

 1998-99 Canada Goose Hunting Seasons Announced   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
These seasons were suspended when population surveys in northern Quebec indicated that the number of nesting Canada geese had fallen from 118,000 pairs in 1988 to 29,000 pairs in 1995.
However, other studies indicate that 1997 and 1998 were both excellent production years, so biologists in the Atlantic Flyway are optimistic that a strong recovery is underway and a limited regular season can be re-opened within a year or two.
The area open for Canada goose hunting during this season will be the same as last year, including all of Tioga, Broome, Putnam, and Westchester Counties, and portions of Chemung, Delaware, Sullivan, Orange, Rockland, Dutchess, Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/press/pressrel/1998/98x119.html   (1233 words)

 Canada Report 1998 (IFFN No. 20 - March 1999)
The 1998 fire season in Canada will reflect a 17% increase in fires over the 10-year average but the hectares consumed will be in the top worst five years.
The week from 1 to 13 August 1998 was the most active for the season with 1637 fires and 1.6 million hectares of forested land consumed.
Canada as a whole experienced an above average fire year for fire and for hectares burnt.
www.fire.uni-freiburg.de /iffn/country/ca/ca_6.htm   (1788 words)

 The State of Canada's Forests 1998-1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In December 1998, Canada became the first country to ratify a regional multinational agreement (the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution on Persistent Organic Pollutants Protocol) that calls for a reduction in atmospheric emissions of 16 persistent organic pollutants, including dioxins.
Canada's pulp and paper mills operated at 87% of capacity in 1998, compared to 92% in 1997.
The research is directed toward improving Canada's forest-based economy through the development of knowledge, strategies and technologies for the management and conservation of boreal forests; and the program trains students in an interdisciplinary fashion by giving them exposure to activities outside their strict academic discipline.
www.nrcan.gc.ca /cfs-scf/national/what-quoi/sof/sof99/review_e.html   (8579 words)

 Canada's results at 1998 IMO
At the Awards Ceremony (July 20, 1998) in Taipei, Taiwan, a Gold Medal was awarded to Adrian Chan, a Silver Medal to Mihaela Enachescu and Bronze Medals to Jimmy Chui and Adrian Tang.
The 1998 IMO contest was set by an international jury of mathematicians, one from each country, and was written on Wednesday, July 15 and Thursday, July 16.
The 1998 Team Leader was Dr. Christopher Small (Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Ontario) and the Deputy Team Leader, Mr.
camel.math.ca /New/1998/98imores.e   (533 words)

 Canada Ends 60-Year Ban on Commercial Hemp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Under the regulations, hemp farmers and businesses must be licensed by Health Canada.
The regulations also specify that farmers cannot grow less than four hectares and that crops will be tested for THC content, the principal psychoactive ingredient in hemp's botanical cousin, marijuana.
Hempline farms 10 acres of hemp, compared to the estimated 100,000 acres cultivated in the European Union.
www.ndsn.org /marapr98/hemp1.html   (266 words)

 1998 in Canada -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
January 1 - (The provincial capital and largest city in Ontario (and the largest city in Canada)) Toronto and six other communities are merged to form a new megacity.
March 12 - (The largest province of Canada; a French colony from 1663 to 1759 when it was lost to the British) Quebec and (An island in the north Atlantic) Newfoundland resolve the long running (Click link for more info and facts about Churchill Falls) Churchill Falls dispute.
March 24 - The 1998 Nova Scotia election leaves the (A person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties) Liberals and (Click link for more info and facts about NDP) NDP tied for the most seats.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1998_in_canada.htm   (3274 words)

 SCI-BYTES: Science in Canada, 1998-2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Canada's world share of science and social-science papers over the last five years, expressed as a percentage of papers in each of 21 fields in the ISI database.
Also, Canada's relative citation impact compared to the world average in each field, in percentage terms.
As the right-hand column shows, the citations-per-paper average for geoscience papers from Canada was 5% above the world average in the field (3.52 cites per paper for Canada versus 3.34 cites for the world).
www.in-cites.com /research/2003/april_7_2003-1.html   (264 words)

 The 1998 Canadian Encyclopedia: Canada@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Canada, a name derived from the Huron-Iroquois kanata,
to Canada ("chemin de Canada") lay to the south of the
The above preview is from The 1998 Canadian Encyclopedia, September 6, 1997.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:28745195&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (159 words)

 Canada's 1998 IMO team
The IMO is the world championship mathematics competition for high school students and is being held this year in Taipei (Taiwan) from July 10 to 21, 1998.
Canada first sent a team to an IMO competition in 1981.
The six students will be attending a special IMO Training Camp at the University of Calgary, Alberta (June 30th to July 12th).
camel.math.ca /Newf/1998/98imoeng.e?nomenu=1   (501 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)

 The Railways of Canada Archives -- Canada Calling December 1998
The locomotives are partly retired CN SD40s; the locomotives shall be painted in the Kansas City Southern paint scheme, with the KCS locomotives to be used in Canada from October to the end of March and then on the KCS from April to September.
Also on October 27, 1998 the City of Westmount announced a deal with CP to refurbish and convert the city's abandoned train station into a heritage site that will include a 16-unit housing development in vicinity of the Glen Yards along Ste.
October 24, 1998 was the last day to ride VIA Rail Canada's Ocean along the south shore of the St. Lawrence River through Levis, Quebec.
www.trainweb.org /canadianrailways/CanadaCalling/December1998.html   (7266 words)

 William Morris Society: Canada Events 1998
This special event is limited to a maximum of 35 members due to space requirements and you must indicate your wish to attend.
Annual trip for members of the William Morris Society of Canada, with visits to museums and historic sites, in particular those associated with the Arts and Crrafts movement; includes the Burne-Jones exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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 /1998canada.htm   (1091 words)

Canada's forest industry called Thursday for the federal government to intervene in a labor dispute that has blocked most cargo shipments through the country's West Coast ports.
In 1997 and 1998, some 4000 and 2600 Minister's permits have been issued by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration to individuals allowing them to enter or stay in Canada due to some special circumstance.
Given the mitigating circumstances which have led to the issuance of a deportation order to Leticia, we strongly believe that she truly deserves to be given a Minister's permit so that she can resume a normal dignified life of gainful and responsible employment.
www.geocities.com /CapitolHill/5202/canada.html   (6047 words)

 Canada's Newspaper Empires (1998)|- Statistics
Southam/Hollinger control 40.7 per cent of daily newspaper circulation in Canada -- together the companies publish 57 dailies and 124 non-dailies.
Quebecor/Sun Media control 21.7 per cent of daily newspaper circulation in Canada, with 15 daily newspapers.
Brunswick News Inc.(owned by the Irving family) controls 2.2 per cent of circulation in Canada, with four daily newspapers.
www.media-awareness.ca /english/resources/research_documents/statistics/media_ownership/canadian_newpaper.cfm   (167 words)

 1998-A-325 -- Canada Inc. c.o.b. Mascair
Under Licence No. 962177, 2849356 Canada Inc. carrying on business as Mascair (hereinafter the Licensee) is authorized to operate a domestic service, small aircraft.
Under Licence No. 961046, the Licensee is authorized to operate a non-scheduled international service, small aircraft aircraft, to transport traffic on a charter basis between Canada and any other country.
962177 and 961046 were suspended pursuant to subsection 63(1) and paragraph 75(1)(a) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c.
www.cta-otc.gc.ca /rulings-decisions/orders/1998/A/1998-A-325_e.html   (316 words)

Ice storms are a major hazard in all parts of Canada except the North, but are especially common from Ontario to Newfoundland.
The severity of ice storms depends largely on the accumulation of ice, the duration of the event, and the location and extent of the area affected.
From January 5-10, 1998 the total water equivalent of precipitation, comprising mostly freezing rain and ice pellets and a bit of snow, exceeded 85 mm in Ottawa, 73 mm in Kingston, 108 in Cornwall and 100 mm in Montreal.
snrs.unl.edu /amet451/bartlett/icecase.htm   (965 words)

 Sport Canada Strategic Plan 1998-2001
The Sport Canada Strategic Plan is intended to be a dynamic document and will serve as a basis for consultation with the sport community on future policies and programs.
Sport Canada supports the achievement of high performance excellence and the development of the Canadian sport system to strengthen the unique contribution that sport makes to Canadian identity, culture and society.
Sport Canada carries out many additional initiatives which have not been included in the pamphlet, but remain an integral part of Sport Canada's operational plans.
www.pch.gc.ca /progs/sc/pubs/strat_e.cfm   (2165 words)

 Canada - Steelpan Events 1998
IT WAS in 1970 when I first came to Canada.
It warmed my heart to know that our world is really evolving into a more multicultural community where we all share and teach each others' culture to children.
It turns out that Salah had performed at the 1998 Pan Trinbago Panorama in Toronto held in July.
pages.infinit.net /salahpan/1998/canpanevent1998.htm   (691 words)

One notable exception is the Los Angeles County Office of Education, Juvenile Court and Community Schools Division, which piloted Healthy Relationships in late 1997 in 11 young offender facilities.
A second group of teachers was trained in March 1998 to expand this implementation.
Some of the teachers involved in the first pilot have reported that the young people (predominantly boys) are learning to deal with their anger assertively rather than aggressively.
www.kit.nl /ILS/exchange_content/html/1998_2_canada.asp   (713 words)

 Canada Prospects 1998- 1999 - Table of Contents
This seventh edition of Canada Prospects offers you top-notch career information through the help and guidance of a powerhouse editorial team — people brought together under the CCC "umbrella" who have expertise in a wide variety of career areas from career counselling to industry-specific human resources needs.
With the CCC's help, Canada Prospects is able to provide you with more and better career information than ever before — thoughtful articles, useful tips, work search strategies…and more.* However, no one group can have all the answers to the complex issues that face Canadians today.
Explore great opportunities in your province or territory as well as further resources for career exploration and planning.
www.canadacareerweek.com /products/cp_98_e   (474 words)

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