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  List of Canadian federal parliaments - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian Parliaments are the legislative bodies of the Government of Canada.
They are composed of the Canadian House of Commons (lower house), the Canadian Senate (upper house), and the Sovereign, represented by the Governor General.
The current assembly is the 39th Canadian parliament since the confederation of Canada in 1867.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Canadian_federal_parliaments   (558 words)

 6th Canadian Parliament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir John A. Macdonald was Prime Minister during the 6th Canadian Parliament.
The 6th Canadian Parliament was in session from April 13, 1887 until February 3, 1891.
The membership was set by the 1887 federal election on February 22, 1887, and it changed only somewhat due to resignations and by-elections until it was dissolved prior to the 1891 election.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/6th_Canadian_parliament   (164 words)

 Canadian Legal Research
Canadian law journals are shelved on Level 4 with Law Periodicals, alphabetically by title.
Simultaneously, the Canadian Parliament passed the Constitution Act, 1982, which consolidated all of the various acts that were considered part of the Canadian Constitution and included a schedule of 30 laws, of which 23 are still in effect.
Canadian Law List (Ref. KE 211.C36), which is issued annually, is a directory of lawyers that also lists addresses and phone numbers of governmental agencies and courts.
www.law.duke.edu /lib/researchguides/canadian.html   (3165 words)

 WWII: Liberation of the Netherlands
Although the First Canadian Army as such took no part in the crossings, the troops of the 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade, under British Command, participated in the crossing of the Rhine at Rees, and the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, dropped successfully east of the river near Wesel.
The Canadian Army's role in these final days of the war was to open up the supply route to the north through Arnhem, and then to clear the northeastern Netherlands, the coastal belt of Germany eastwards to the Elbe River, and western Holland.
the western Netherlands the 1st Canadian Corps comprising the 1st Canadian Infantry division and the 5th Canadian Armoured Divisions, under the command of Lieut.-General Charles Foulkes, was responsible for the liberation of the area north of the Maas River.
www.wwii.ca /index.php?page=Page&action=showpage&id=52   (1726 words)

 GlobaLex - Researching Canadian Law Guide
Parliament of Canada, modeled after the British Parliament, has two “chambers”: (i) the House of Commons, comprising 308 elected politicians, and (ii) the Senate, comprising 105 unelected Senators, appointed by the Prime Minister.
Canadian Legal Information Institute provides access to some decisions of administrative tribunals and it is also possible to check the website of the particular tribunal to see what, if any, access is provided to their decisions.
Canadian law school is a 3-year program with mandatory first-year courses and a combination of electives in second and third year.
www.nyulawglobal.org /globalex/canada.htm   (3460 words)

 Canadian Genealogy and History Links - National
Canadian Families A collaborative research project by 11 scholars in 5 Canadian universities studying families in Canada, and compiling a national sample of the 1901 Census of Canada.
The Canadian West The intent of this exhibit is to give a general impression of the nature, variety, and vastness of the records pertaining to the settlement process that relate to western Canada, and in doing so, show how these records might be used by researchers.
Canadian Heroes The exploits and accomplishments of two great Canadians who went to Europe to fight for what was to be the greatest challenges of their young lives.
www.islandnet.com /~jveinot/cghl/national.html   (8609 words)

 Canadian Legal Research
Canadian Family Case Law (CANFAM-CS) – full-text federal and provincial court decisions relating to family law that are selected from Carswell case law reporters beginning in 1828, including cases involving marriage and divorce, child custody and access, support, child protection, and domestic violence.
Canadian Family Legislation (CANFAM – LEG) – federal and provincial statutes, rules of practice, and selected regulations currently in force, as well as recently enacted legislation not yet in force, related to family law in Canada.
Canadian Encyclopedic Digest (CED) - contains the full-text of the Canadian Encyclopedia Digest (Western and Ontario), Third Editions, and provides a comprehensive statement of the law of Ontario and the four western provinces (provincial, federal and common law) as derived from the case law and legislation.
www.uiowa.edu /~lawlib/fcil/CANLAWBIB.html   (3538 words)

 Terror suspects arrested in plot to blow up Canada's parliament
Canadian authorities were holding 17 men on suspicion of plotting to carry out terror attacks with bomb-making materials that police said were three times the quantity used to destroy a US federal office building in Oklahoma 11 years ago.
The arrests of the 17 men, mostly in their teens and twenties and all apparently of South Asian or Middle Eastern origin, represented the biggest single anti-terrorism sweep in North America since the terror attacks in the United States of 11 September 2001.
The decision to round the men up after months of surveillance by Canadian intelligence was made as they allegedly prepared to take delivery of three tons of ammonium nitrate, a fertiliser that can be converted into a bomb when combined with fuel oil.
www.prisonplanet.com /articles/june2006/050606suspects.htm   (484 words)

 Canadian Legal Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
When beginning your research, it is a good idea to become familiar with the Canadian legal system which consists of a constitutional monarchy, parliamentary system, and two coexisting legal traditions, civil law (used in the province of Quebec) and common law (used everywhere else).
Canadian Encyclopedic Digest (3rd ed., Toronto: Carswell Co.) There are actually two digests: Canadian Encyclopedic Digest, Western [INTL KE 156.2.C35 1979] covering the Western provinces and the Canadian Encyclopedic Digest Ontario [INTL KEO71.C36] covering Ontario.
The Canadian Revised Statutes were last printed in 1985 and it is imperative that you update your research from that time.
www.ll.georgetown.edu /intl/guides/canada   (2424 words)

 Canadian Politics: Canadian Opposition Tries to Force Early Election
Millions of our tax dollars, which were supposed to ultimately benefit Canadian beef producers, went to Cargill and Tyson in a year when they made record profits and our farmers were going broke.
As I've said before, our stab in the back to not only the United States, but our other English-speaking allies (Britain, Australia) is a case of national cowardice inspired by fear of reaction in Quebec.
You and your party would have sent Canadian men and women to die in a war that was waged over oil.
www.canadiancontent.net /forums/about9243-51.html   (5573 words)

 LLRX.com - Doing Legal Research in Canada: Primary Legal Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Canadian legislation is also available in print in its official version from the applicable government Queen's Printer.
The Canadian Abridgment in print is in fact more than just a service providing digests of case law; there are various components: Canadian Case Citations, Canadian Statute Citations and the Index to Canadian Legal Literature, and Words and Phrases; it is possible to buy individual components or even individual volumes only on specific legal topics.
The decisions of Canadian administrative tribunals are also considered a primary source of law and should not be overlooked in highly regulated areas such as telecommunications law or in areas where administrative boards are the primary arbitrators of disputes, as in labour law and some human rights law.
www.llrx.com /features/ca_pri.htm   (1355 words)

 Research Guides - Canadian Legal Resources
The version of Canadian statutes most often used are "Acts" which are organized by subject, and arranged alphabetically, for example, the Family Law Act.
Until 1959 Canadian cases could be appealed to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London.
Citations to articles in Canadian law reviews are included in the periodical indexes used for U.S. law reviews, such as: LEGALTRAC or in Index to Legal Periodicals 1908- in paper in the Microform area.
www.vermontlaw.edu /library/index.cfm?doc_id=185   (3103 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Canadian housing starts fell to a 206,700 unit pace in October from a revised a 229,600 unit pace in September, according to a report from Canada's housing agency.
The Canadian dollar is still 1 percent stronger than at the end of 2004, one of only three of the 16 major currencies to post a gain against the U.S. dollar this year.
Foreigners will need Canadian currency to pay for a net $16 billion in transactions scheduled to be completed by Dec. 31, after purchases of Canadian companies such as Vancouver-based pipeline company Terasen Inc., according to Marta.
www.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10000082&sid=aU5Lu5CWTFts&refer=canada   (689 words)

 CBC News: Parliament shut down for 2nd day
As a result of the adjournment, plans by Princess Margriet of the Netherlands to visit Parliament for question period Thursday afternoon had to be cancelled.
Despite years of successive federal surpluses, Canadians on welfare are receiving some of the lowest rates since 1986, says a national poverty group.
A Canadian ice cream maker says she has the scoop on an untapped market: flavours that appeal to a multicultural clientele.
www.cbc.ca /story/canada/national/2005/05/12/adjourn-motion050512.html?ref=rss   (1582 words)

2 (1) Subject to subsection (2), a Canadian judgment, whether or not the judgment is final, may be registered under this Act for the purpose of enforcement.
(2) A Canadian judgment that requires a person to pay money may not be registered under this Act for the purpose of enforcement unless it is a final judgment.
(b) a Canadian judgment made in a proceeding commenced before this Act comes into force and in which the party against whom enforcement is sought took part.
www.legis.gov.bc.ca /37th4th/3rd_read/gov32-3.htm   (1686 words)

 The Parliament of Australia: A Bibliography: Parliamentary_Government/Australia
Address to the Australasian Study of Parliament Group, 20th Annual Conference 'Parliament Beyond 2000 One House or Two?', Hobart, 19 September 1998: 6p.
Laucke, Condor L. "The Administation of the Parliament." Australian Parliamentary Seminar, 5th, 1980, pp.7-42.
Nethercote, J.R. "The Senate, the House of Representatives and the Condition of the Commonwealth Parliament." Legislative Studies 2,2 (Spring 1987): 3-7.
www.indiana.edu /~librcsd/bib/australia_parliament/Parliamentary_Government/Australia/more2.html   (624 words)

 k-12 outreach, Teaching Canada, Canadian-American Center
The more "academic" parts of the unit (the art history and criticism) are focused on Canadian artists in particular, with an emphasis on the inclusion of women artists.
Students will then be introduced to the regions of Canada by completing a map of the regions and a chart relating the major cities and their populations to the region in which they are located.
Unit to examine how Canadian regions, transportation- specifically the railroad, settlements and communities, and technology have shaped Canadian development.
www.umaine.edu /canam/k-12outreach/resources/lessonmid.htm   (1480 words)

 Canadian Politics: Harper an Affront to Parliament of Canada
During the last parliament, the Prime Minister's Parliamentary Secretary Jason Kenny repeatedly called on the government to respect the will of this house and to act on resolutions passed by its [members].
The Parliament Assembled of Canada should be one of the centres of discussion, debate, and in a majority of cases, the vessel through which executive orders are carried.
On Wednesday, the Conservatives continued on their ‘Disregard for the Democratic Process’ tour when Minister of Indian Affairs Jim Prentice and all Conservative committee members, including the chair, were no-shows at a meeting of Aboriginal Affairs committee, forcing it to be adjourned.
www.canadiancontent.net /forums/post-215825.html   (2070 words)

 CBC News Indepth: Maher Arar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Canadian consul came on October 4, and I told her I was scared of being deported to Syria.
On Sunday, October 5th I was taken out and into a car and driven to a court.
What is at stake here is the future of our country, the interests of Canadian citizens, and most importantly Canada's international reputation for being a leader in human rights where citizens from different ethnic groups are treated no different than other Canadians.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/arar/arar_statement.html   (4068 words)

 The Canadian Association for Free Expression - CAFEGRAMS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
If it were allowed a "whole raft" of other appeals would be launched as several issues, such as the secrecy of the evidence and the witnesses etc. would be appealed.
He felt that the Canadian Parliament fully intended the restrictions of the right of appeal, quoting the example of the law that a removal order cannot be appealed.
Lindsay in his rebuttal stated that the Law does not explicitly state that an appeal is not allowed; only the determination cannot be appealed.
www.canadianfreespeech.com /cafegrams/feb-2b-04.html   (540 words)

 Canada Day celebrated at Parliament Hill - Wikinews
Canadian artists like Colin James and Annie Villeneuve performed in front of the Peace Tower.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper urged Canadians to pay tribute to the soldiers and aid workers in Afghanistan.
Michaƫlle Jean noted Canada's prosperity, including in her remarks a thank you to the people who toil to provide the country with a safe and plentiful food supply.
en.wikinews.org /wiki/Canada_Day_celebrated_at_Parliament_Hill   (579 words)

Futility and sacrifice: the Canadians on the Somme, 1916
Canadian Gunner Battle School, 1943-45 [microform]: the Italian Campaign and the employment of the 1st Canadian Infantry Division's artillery
Canadians in khaki: South Africa, 1899-1900: nominal rolls of the officers, non-commissioned officers & men of the Canadian contingents and Strathcona's Horse, with casualties to date: and also R.M.C. graduates with the army in South Africa
www.ucalgary.ca /lib-old/subjects/HIST/canmil.html   (5624 words)

 History - 117th Eastern Townships Battalion
On November 5, 1915, the Parliament of Canada issued an Order In Council authorizing the organization of the 117th Battalion, C.E.F to be recruited from Sherbrooke, Quebec.
The city of Sherbrooke had already provided soldiers for the 12th Battalion, as part of the first Canadian Division, and soldiers for the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (5 CMR), as part of the third Canadian Division.
By November 1915, the soldiers of the 12th Battalion were hardened veterans of the front lines in France, while the soldiers of 5 CMR were in England and preparing for their initiation on the front lines.
www.117thbattalion.com /history.htm   (1652 words)

 Pot Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Members of parliament (MPs) vote for the prime ministers after the elections, for the MPs’ votes.
The Yolo County Parliament will be the fourth, 100 member elected parliament, and the first 100 self appointments automatically qualify for the 2007 ballot.
Denoon stood for member of parliament (MP) in the First US Presidential Preferential Ballot and USA Parliament Election as a write-in candidate in 1995/6, where the Pot Party’s overwhelming popularity was noted.
www.pot-party.com   (1141 words)

 How Parliament Works
How Parliament Works is an excellent resource on the nature and process of the Government of Canada.
This is a straightforward presentation, with a variety of interesting and informative illustrations and charts, of what the Federal Parliament consists of, and how it is organized and does its business.
Appendices include the text of the Constitution Proclamation; the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms; a table of titles to be used in Canada; glossary of terms, and key dates for each Parliament since Confederation.
www.fedpubs.com /subject/govern/howparl.htm   (205 words)

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