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  Amnesty International Report 2002 - Americas - CANADA
A further hearing on the case was scheduled for June 2002.
In February, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a landmark decision on Canadian extradition procedures in potential death penalty cases.
He was able to return to Canada in September after the Tunisian authorities agreed to issue him a passport.
web.amnesty.org /web/ar2002.nsf/amr/canada!Open   (789 words)

  
 2002 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
See also: 2001 in Canada, other events of 2002, 2003 in Canada and the list of 'years in Canada'.
Canada wins gold for men's and women's hockey.
See 2002 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2002_in_Canada   (1098 words)

  
 The Daily, Thursday, September 18, 2003. Household Internet Use Survey
In 2002, an estimated 7.5 million households had at least one member who used the Internet regularly, either from home, work, school, a public library or another location, up only 4% from 2001.
In 2002, three-quarters (75%) of households using the Internet regularly from home reported that someone went online at least once a day on average, compared with 73% the year before.
In 2002, 896,000 households indicated that a member of the household either used the Internet infrequently, or had pulled the plug entirely.
www.statcan.ca /Daily/English/030918/d030918b.htm   (1358 words)

  
 ITS Canada Newsletter, May 2002
On April 19, 2002, this journey culminated in a presentation to the TransLink Board which endorsed the ITS plan and directed that a workshop be developed to foster a better understanding of ITS and its potential benefits for this region.
These attributes are consistent with the principles embedded in Transport Canada’s ITS plan "En Route to Intelligent Mobility." And now, as the champions for ITS in BC, TransLink and the ITS Corporation finally have the blueprint that poises this region and province to enter a new era of ITS deployment.
One of ITS Canada’s objectives is stated as "representing Canadian ITS industries abroad through liaisons with foreign governmental agencies and ITS-related associations and industries." In this respect, ITS Canada has adopted an incremental approach and continues to build on activities from previous years.
www.itscanada.ca /newsletters/May2002.html   (2753 words)

  
 Antisemitism Worldwide 2002/3 - Canada
In total, 459 incidents were reported in Canada in 2002, representing an overall increase of more than 60 percent over the previous year, and the highest number of incidents recorded in the 20 years of record keeping by the League for Human Rights.
As of February 2002, Holocaust denier Ernst Zündel was being held in detention by the Canadian immigration authorities.
In 2002, this provision was used on appeal to significantly increase the sentence of an individual convicted of fire-bombing a synagogue in Alberta.
www.tau.ac.il /Anti-Semitism/asw2002-3/canada.htm   (3840 words)

  
 ITS Canada Newsletter, June 2002
ITS Canada has an ongoing liaison with the Chilean Ministry of Public Works and, in fact, signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding with them in April 1999 to enhance cooperation between the Ministry and ITS Canada.
The spring 2002 meetings of ISO Technical Committee 204 (Intelligent Transportation Systems) were held in Westminster, London, United Kingdom under the auspices of the British Standards Institute (BSi) and in association with the Department of Transport, Local Government, Regions (DTLR), Highways Agency (HA) and ITS United Kingdom (ITS UK).
With the completion of Canada’s official ITS architecture last year, the next step is to finalize and adopt the standards required to ensure interoperability across the country and consistency with North American developments.
www.itscanada.ca /newsletters/June2002.html   (3319 words)

  
 The Daily, Tuesday, April 15, 2003. Telecommunications statistics
Operating profits for wireless service providers soared to record levels in 2002 as a result of strong growth in operating revenues and declining operating costs.
Digital subscribers represented almost 76% of all subscribers to wireless services at the end of 2002, compared with 64% at the end of 2001 and 53% at the end of 2000.
The fourth quarter 2002 issue of Quarterly telecommunications statistics (56-002-XIE, $21/$40) will be available soon.
www.statcan.ca /Daily/English/030415/d030415a.htm   (445 words)

  
 Discours du Trône 2002 : Le Canada que l'on veut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Le Canada que l’on veut suppose une économie forte.
Le Canada a besoin d’universités qui génèrent le meilleur savoir et forment les meilleurs diplômés.
C’est ainsi que sera façonné le Canada que l’on veut.
www.pco-bcp.gc.ca /sft-ddt/hnav/hnav07_f.htm   (4856 words)

  
 SCI-BYTES: Science in Canada, 1998-2002
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)

  
 ZGram - 1/15/2002 - "Goodbye, Canada!"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The sweeping "anti-terrorist" legislation rushed through Parliament in the wake of these attacks made it clear that for the "plebes", the comatose Canadian majority, it would mean just a little more of a repressive police state that Canada has become in the last 30 years.
Well, here it is! The other shoe has dropped - as a prelude to doing away with the centuries-old Canadian currency and instead adopting the U.S. dollar as national currency, in some way like hapless, mismanaged Argentina did before it collapsed into chaos.
Canada is going to be phased out in all but in name.
www.zundelsite.org /english/zgrams/zg2002/2002-January/000192.html   (440 words)

  
 Canada Prospects
As it has for a decade, Canada Prospects delivers the information, insight and guidance that helps Canadians make informed choices for their career.
They are central to Canada Prospects now and for years to come.
One of the most powerful aspects of Canada Prospects is the process which creates it, with a national team volunteering from all sectors of the career development community.
www.careerccc.org /products/cp_01/home_e.cfm?yearid=8§ionid=0&art_number=0   (322 words)

  
 Update 4: Court Considers Canada Cattle Imports - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
They say Canada's cattle is safe, and that the ranchers' are more interested in monopolizing supplies than protecting the meat-eating public.
In 2002, Canada shipped 1.6 million cattle to the United States, its largest foreign market.
Canada and the United States each test about 1 percent of the herd at slaughter, compared to 25 percent by the European Union and 100 percent in Japan, said Diane Farsetta, a senior researcher at the center whose work supported the 1997 book, "Mad Cow USA: Could the Nightmare Happen Here?"
www.forbes.com /home/feeds/ap/2005/07/13/ap2135641.html   (940 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Canada's paramount political problem is meeting public demands for quality improvements in health care and education services after a decade of budget cuts.
Supreme Court of Canada (judges are appointed by the prime minister through the governor general); Federal Court of Canada; Federal Court of Appeal; Provincial Courts (these are named variously Court of Appeal, Court of Queens Bench, Superior Court, Supreme Court, and Court of Justice)
Canada enjoys a substantial trade surplus with its principal trading partner, the United States, which absorbs more than 85% of Canadian exports.
www.odci.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/ca.html   (1378 words)

  
 Photonics.com -- OPTO-Canada 2002, Ottawa, Canada
Jozef Straus, co-chairman, president and CEO of JDP Uniphase, and Omur Sezerman, president and CEO of OZ Optics Ltd., both spoke to the current situation in telecom industry during plenary sessions.
The Canadian government is committed to push photonics as one of the keys to the future growth of Canada.
OTTAWA, Canada, May 2 -- About 800 are expected to attend Opto-Canada 2002, being held May 9-10 at the Ottawa Congress Centre.
www.photonics.com /tradeshows/optocanada2002/index.asp   (925 words)

  
 EPA's Clean Air Market Programs - US-Canada Air Quality Agreement 2002 Progress Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Report is the first to address new requirements and reporting of air quality data under the Ozone Annex to the Agreement signed by both governments in December 2002 and also details joint efforts on transboundary particulate matter analysis.
The International Joint Comission is responsible for inviting public comment on the Air Quality Progress Reports and for providing a synthesis of the comments to the governments to assist them in implementing the Agreement.
To comment on the 2002 U.S. - Canada Progress Report, send an e-mail with your comments to: commission@washington.ijc.org.
www.epa.gov /airmarkets/usca/2002report.html   (217 words)

  
 IASTED Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Conference
This conference will provide an opportunity for prominent specialists, researchers, and engineers throughout the world to share their latest research in the areas of artificial intelligence, soft computing, computational linguistics, and their applications in industry.
This conference will be held in conjunction with the IASTED International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications (WOC 2002).
If you are interested in joining one of the IASTED Technical Committees relevant to this conference, please submit your name, address, phone, fax, email, areas of specialty, a list of your most recent publications, and a brief CV by email to calgary@iasted.com.
www.iasted.com /conferences/2002/banff/asc.htm   (134 words)

  
 xtri.com | 2002 Ironman Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Since Ironman Europe changed to the smaller Quelle Challenge, and Ironman Germany numbers are not yet confirmed, Ironman Canada could be the biggest Ironman race this year with around 1,750 finishers expected.
It wasn't great 'til late for Lori Bowden as a poor ride threatened her first defeat at IMC in years.
» Gordo walks through his IMC 2002 experience...
www.xtri.com /specials/2002/imca.asp   (270 words)

  
 Canada Reads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
CANADA READS is a project of CBC Radio where one book is chosen for the nation to read together.
In April 2002, host Mary Walsh led former prime minister Kim Campbell, actor Megan Follows, musician Steven Page of the Barenaked Ladies and writers Leon Rooke and Nalo Hopkinson on a competitive quest.
They each defended their choice of one work of Canadian fiction as the title all Canadians should read.
www.cbc.ca /canadareads/cr_2002   (132 words)

  
 WTO | Trade policy review - Canada 2003
The WTO report, along with the policy statement of the Government of Canada, will serve as a basis for the seventh Trade Policy Review (TPR) of Canada by the Trade Policy Review Body of the WTO on 12 and 14 March 2003.
A report on the trade policies and practices of Canada, released March 14 by the WTO Secretariat, says that the country’s sound economic policies and an outward-looking trade regime have allowed Canada to maintain economic growth in the face of the global economic slowdown in particular in the United States, Canada’s main trading partner.
However, the report also notes that, although change is under way, a number of activities remain subject to interventions and possible distortions, notably agriculture, textiles and clothing, steel, telecommunications, audiovisual, air and maritime transport, and insurance.
www.wto.org /english/tratop_e/tpr_e/tp211_e.htm   (333 words)

  
 I C P R   2 0 0 2  ::  home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
IMPORTANT MATTER: IEEE Copyright form in MSWord or PDF that MUST be returned to IEEE CS Press before May 3, 2002 in REPLACEMENT of the one provided in the author kit that was sent earlier by IEEE to authors of accepted papers.
Important notice: At least one of the authors must register for the conference for his/her accepted paper(s) to be printed in the conference proceedings.
Each accepted poster/paper must be presented by an author at the conference.
www.icpr2002.gel.ulaval.ca   (210 words)

  
 COMDEX Canada 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Canada's Leading IT Decision Makers Participating in COMDEX Canada 2002
COMDEX Canada 2002 to Feature Interactive Executive Perspectives Forum; Executive Roundtable Sessions Address Business Strategies, Issues and Opportunities in the New Economy
IT Leaders to Converge At COMDEX Canada 2002
www.tradeshownews.com /tradeshow/summer2002/comdexcanada_0702.shtml   (202 words)

  
 RMEF Canada mission accomplishment 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, Alberta — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Canada, together with volunteers, members and conservation partners teamed together to fund a variety of projects in 2002, ranging from elk habitat research, conservation education, habitat enhancements and elk relocation projects.
In Manitoba, RMEFC partnered with the University of Manitoba, Parks Canada and others to fund an elk research project in the Greater Riding Mountain ecosystem.
Elk were captured and fitted with radio collars to track movement and determine their habitat use.
www.rmef.org /wapiti/pages/03summer/summer03RMEFCmission.html   (503 words)

  
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To learn more about our redesign and the changes to our Web site, please visit our virtual tour of the new Web site.
We are always working to improve the Health Canada Web site and welcome your ideas and suggestions.
We hope you find your visit useful and we apologize for any inconvenience this change has caused.
www.hc-sc.gc.ca /hecs-sesc/tobacco/research/ctums/2002/supplementary.html   (384 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | Winter Olympics 2002 | Skating | Canada appeals for extra gold
The Canadian Olympic Committee has registered its objections with both the International Skating Union (ISU) and the independent Court of Arbitration in Sport (CAS).
But Marilyn Chidlow, head of Skate Canada, said they did not want to have Elena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze stripped of their gold medal.
Instead they want to see a second gold awarded to Canada's world champion pairing of Sale and Pelletier.
news.bbc.co.uk /winterolympics2002/hi/english/skating/newsid_1819000/1819594.stm   (411 words)

  
 Immigration Canada - Free Canadian Migration Eligibility Assessment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Due to growth in the Canadian economy and a continued shortage of skilled workers the Canadian Government seeks skilled workers to live and work in Canada.
Would you like to be closer to your children in Canada?
Would you like to be closer to your family in Canada?
immigrationexpert.com   (184 words)

  
 Holiday Canada South-East 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
From saturday 10 until sunday 25 august 2002, we (Henry Jonker and Marcel Jonker) went on holiday to the southeast part of Canada.
During these two weeks we followed the route as indicated on the map above (about 6200 km).
In preparation for this holiday, we made use of the Lannoo's travelguide Canada East, the Hildebrand's Road Atlas Canada the East (1:1500.000) and various travel booklets
www.geocities.com /henry_jonker/canadazo/index-ev.html   (115 words)

  
 Canada, 2002 Timeline
Russians grumbled after Olympic officials awarded a second gold medal to Canadians in a disputed figure-skating event
USA holds off Russia 3-2, 22 years to the day after famous 'Miracle on Ice' game in 1980
Canada gets first hockey gold medal in 50 years beating US 5-2.
www.mapreport.com /years/2002/countries/canada.html   (432 words)

  
 2002-03 Canada West Men's Basketball - Game Highs & Lows   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
2002-03 Canada West Men's Baskeball Conference Team Highs Through games of Oct 11, 2005 (All games) TEAM HIGHS (highest totals made by) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- POINTS...................
2002-03 Canada West Men's Baskeball Conference Team Lows Through games of Oct 11, 2005 (All games) TEAM LOWS (lowest totals made by) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- POINTS...................
2002-03 Canada West Men's Baskeball Conference Opponent Highs Through games of Oct 11, 2005 (All games) OPPONENT HIGHS (highest totals allowed by) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- POINTS...................
www.canadawest.org /m_basketball/2002/stats/confhilo.htm   (1633 words)

  
 eBay - 2002 ..., Parts Accessories, Cards items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Stranger at the Crossroads by Gena Dalton (2002) 
NASCAR 1:24 Dale Earnhardt #3 Black Goodwrench 2002 
Batman the Animated Series - The Legend Begins (2002...
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=2002+...&newu=1&krd=1   (429 words)

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