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  Politics of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian politicians were unable to obtain consensus on a process for amending the constitution until 1982.
Minority government situations in Canada may become somewhat difficult to manage though, as in the past there were only three parties that had a significant number of seats in parliament (fourth parties were at times represented in small numbers), although the third party has changed over time.
Because the Canadian Conservative party was new, estimates were attempted based on the votes for the old Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and the Canadian Alliance party as the Conservative Party of Canada was a merger of the two parties.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Government_of_Canada   (5498 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Canadian Government
Canadian politicans were unable to obtain consensus on a process for amending the constitution until 1982.
Minority government situations in Canada may become somewhat difficult to manage though, as in the past there were only three parties that had a significant number of seat in parliament (fourth parties were at times represented in small numbers), although the third party has changed over time.
Because the Canadian Conservative party was new, estimates were attempted based on the votes for the old Progressive Conservative party and the Canadian Alliance party as the Conservative Party of Canada was a merger of the two parties.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Canadian-Government   (5501 words)

  
 CBC News Indepth: Canadian Government
When the government holds a majority in the House of Commons, this is normally just a matter of procedure.
The process starts like this: government backbenchers move that an address be presented to the Governor General ("address in reply to the speech from the throne") in thanks for delivering the throne speech.
However, the opposition parties are loathe to force an early death to a minority government.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/cdngovernment   (973 words)

  
 Epinephrine Rush » The Canadian Government and the Arrow Programme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Canadian government’s decision was a poor one as it failed to help the RCAF meet its goal of preparing Canada for a possible Soviet attack, relegated itself to the observer status by relinquishing several forms of control and leverage to the US and, finally, burdened itself with domestic divisions.
The Canadian government relegated itself to the observer status by relinquishing several forms of control and leverage to the American government.
Given the fact that the Canadian government certainly did not have the capacity to foretell the course of the Cold War or the reality of ballistics threats, it ruled out the bomber threat based on shaky evidence and information, combined with hopes of gaining political ground.
www.erushnetwork.com /wordpress/index.php?p=13   (2231 words)

  
 Travel Assistance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
We offer a registration service for Canadians who will be living in a foreign country for three months or more, as well as those who will be visiting areas with potential for problems.
We offer a registration service for Canadians who expect to be living in a foreign country or have already lived in a foreign country for three months or more.
Canadians spending less than three months visiting areas and countries with a potential for problems, or a developing crisis, should also register.
www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca /travel/menu-en.asp   (912 words)

  
 Thomson Nelson - Political Science Resource Centre
The governor general's position is constituted through the 1947 Letters Patent, although many of the powers of that position (and those of the lieutenant governors) are to be found in the Constitution Act, 1867.
A contemporary scenario, in which the governor general or lieutenant governor might use his or her discretion to refuse to act on the government's advice is in Quebec.
An important aspect of parliamentary government is the ability of members of the legislature to hold the executive branch accountable for their actions.
polisci.nelson.com /executive.html   (944 words)

  
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 Canadian government grants - small business grant - Canada
As a subscriber, you will discover not only where to find the Canadian government grants or loans you need, but more importantly, I will show you the correct way to apply.
Unfortunately government employees know little about what goes on outside of their own departments.
The government is not in the habit of handing out cash to anyone that asks.
www.businessguide.net   (582 words)

  
 Welcome to Canadian Government Executive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Canadian Government Executive magazine promotes public service excellence through sharing success stories, best practice, and thought leaders on issues of concern to executives on leadership, management tools, approaches, and products that contribute to continuous improvement.
Each issue generally has a lead interview with a key manager or policy maker, a core of articles on the issue’s theme, and updates to ongoing themes.
2005 is the eleventh year of publication for Canadian Government Executive – Canada's ONLY magazine written by and for senior government officials (federal, provincial, and municipal).
www.cangovexec.com   (245 words)

  
 Foreign Destinations Menu Page - Consular Affairs
We are committed to providing a wide variety of services to Canadians abroad, but there are some limitations, and in some instances there may be a fee.
Further details are available in the Description of Canadian Government Offices Abroad section.
If you are unable to contact a Canadian overseas office in an emergency, make a collect call (where available) to Foreign Affairs Canada's Consular Affairs Bureau at (613) 996-8885 (via Canada Direct where possible).
www.voyage.gc.ca /main/foreign/fordest/foreign_view_client-en.asp   (328 words)

  
 Government Internships. Canadian internship programs
The Institute for Leadership Development (ILD) is a global partnership programme, involving the Government of Canada and Agencies of the United Nations, that builds leadership skills in young professionals (21-30 years of age) from diverse backgrounds in Canada and around the world.
The Programme is open to Canadian citizens between the ages of 21 and 30 who have recently completed university, and are un- or under-employed.
A broadly-based coalition of government, non-governmental and private sector partners was formed in 1997 to implement the Net Corps initiative - a program to send skilled Canadian youth to work as interns improving the IT infrastructure and skills of partner organizations in developing countries.
www.campusaccess.com /campus_web/intern/i3int_can.htm   (1203 words)

  
 Canadian Government & Legal Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This guide is to provide general information about Canadian government and legal information.
This official page from Canadian Government Site provides basic facts about Canada such as national symbol, history and people, economy, climate and more...
RMCP maintained by the federal government is Canada's national police force.
www.law.uh.edu /libraries/publications/researchguides/canada.htm   (646 words)

  
 egov.ca - Canadian Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Government and workers have begun a process aimed at creating jobs...
Canadian prime minister's Liberal government loses support amid scanda...
Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin saw a sharp drop in public approval of his minority Liberal government this week despite being cleared in a major political funding scandal, according to a new poll Friday.
www.egov.ca /Canadian-Government/all/search   (287 words)

  
 Tsunami Disaster Response - Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As the full scope of the crisis emerged, the Canadian government committed $425 million toward a comprehensive response over five years.
Some $213 million, eligible for matching funds from the Government of Canada, has been raised by the 23 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) participating in the Matching Funds Program.
All these funds are allocated to humanitarian aid, rehabilitation, and reconstruction initiatives that target the countries most affected by the tsunami, in particular, Indonesia and Sri Lanka.
www.acdi-cida.gc.ca /cida_ind.nsf/vall/8C600A04E2E4969F85256F770064F11F?OpenDocument   (240 words)

  
 BUBL LINK: Canadian government
Centre supported by the Canadian government which aims to help communities in the developing world find solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems through research.
Created in 1939, the NFB is a public agency that produces and distributes films and other audio-visual works reflecting Canada to Canadians and the rest of the world.
Produced as part of the Canadian Governments Policy Research Initiative, this is a collection of links to organisations involved in public policy related research in Canada.
bubl.ac.uk /link/c/canadiangovernment.htm   (612 words)

  
 Canadian Government Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Library has an extensive set of Canadian government statistics, backed up by other, non-Governmental statistics collections (e.g.: from the Bank of Canada).
The most recent Canadian statistics are to be found in the Statistics Collection on the 1st floor at classmark 71.
Some Canadian Government statistics are available electronically via the Statistics Canada web site.
www.lse.ac.uk /library/govpub/canada/canadian_government_statistics.htm   (147 words)

  
 Canadian Government Agreed to Conduct Secret GM Wheat Field Trials :: Canadian Democratic Movement :: Alternative News ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Canadian Government Agreed to Conduct Secret GM Wheat Field Trials
The comments are property of their posters, and as such do not reflect the opinion of the Canadian Democratic Movement.
The Canadian Democratic Movement editorial team does not always agree with the submissions we publish.
www.canadiandemocraticmovement.ca /displayarticle449.html   (693 words)

  
 Outrageous Canadian Political Facts: What are those little dickens in parliament up to?
In 1984, New Zealand voters booted a left-leaning conservative government and brought in a free-market-oriented labour government.
He also fired 55% of the government workforce and placed the central bank chairman on a performance contract, revoked capital gains and inheritance taxes, and refused to print money to save reckless banks and inefficient companies from bankruptcy.
ECONOMY IN GOVERNMENT: The Fraser Institute conducts independent study and offers proposals for the restructuring of the activities of federal, provincial, territorial, and local governments that will result in a reduction in the cost of government per unit cost of service delivered.
www.islandnet.com /~luree/politics.html   (1411 words)

  
 Passport Canada: Welcome to Passport Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The federal government has approved $5.3-million in one-time funding to Passport Canada, in order to address recommendations in the Auditor General's April 2005 Report.
This initiative allows Canadians 16 years of age and older living in Canada to fill in the adult passport application electronically.
However, Passport Canada encourages Canadians who are considering travelling outside Canada to obtain a passport, as it is the most widely accepted proof of Canadian identity and citizenship.
www.ppt.gc.ca /menu_e.asp   (272 words)

  
 Canadian Government Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Initialisms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Entries have been found in government publications, in paper and on the Internet, in general directories, periodicals and newspapers.
Canadian Network for the Advancement of Research, Industry and Education
Computerised database of Canadian exporters and their capabilities.
library.wlu.ca /subject/gov/gdabbr.html   (225 words)

  
 Canadiana -- The Canadian Resource Page
Canadian Government foreign policy and programs, courtesy The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Canadian Confederation, from the National Library of Canada
Canadian Composers Portraits project, (courtesy Faculty of Music, McGill University)
www.cs.cmu.edu /Unofficial/Canadiana/README.html   (518 words)

  
 Government On-Line: Serving Canadians Better
This site provides information on the Government of Canada's progress to serve Canadians better and to become the government most connected to its citizens.
The goal of the Government On-Line initiative is to use information and communication technology to provide Canadians with enhanced access to improved citizen-centred, integrated services, anytime, anywhere and in the official language of their choice.
If you want to use any of the Government of Canada's on-line services, go to the Canada Site at www.canada.gc.ca.
www.gol-ged.gc.ca /index_e.asp   (121 words)

  
 Canadian Government Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
CFIA is the lead agency with regards to the handling, processing, marketing, import and export of shellfish, to ensure compliance with the standards of the Canadian Shellfish Sanitation Program.
Canadian Shellfish Sanitation Program Protection of public health and the safe consumption of shellfish.
Canadian Climate and Water Information and Data Site Site contains data, norms, summaries and meteorological reports.
www.shellfishquality.ca /links-govt-can.htm   (468 words)

  
 Governments on the WWW: Canada
Government of Nunavut / Nunavut Kavamat / Gouvernement du Nunavut
Canadian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Ambassade du Canada à Kuala Lumpur, Malaisie
Canadian Joint Delegation to the North-Atlantic Treaty Organization in Brussels / Délégation Canadienne Conjointe auprès de l'Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord à Bruxelles
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/ca.html   (2919 words)

  
 CANADIAN LAW & GOVERNMENT
Canadian High Commission in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Canadian Mission to the European Union in Brussels
Includes access to the Canadian Patent Database (a searchable archive of patents dating from 1989), the text of intellectual property legislation (such as the Patent Act and Rules, and the Trade-marks Act and Regulations), and guides to copyright, patents, trade-marks and industrial designs.
www.lawresearch.com /v2/global/zcag.htm   (873 words)

  
 CIC Canada | Main Menu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
On December 12, 2003, Prime Minister Martin announced a significant reorganization of government.
Most Canadian provinces have programs that encourage immigrants to settle in those provinces and benefit their economies.
Find out what the Government of Canada is doing to help newcomers succeed.
www.cic.gc.ca /english   (228 words)

  
 PSC - Recruitment Menu/Home
With only one application for employment, you can apply to over 7,000 student jobs in the federal government.
FSWEP offers an excellent opportunity to learn about the federal government, to gain valuable experience, to improve your skills and to launch your career.
New Career Choices are now available and more will be posted in days to come.
www.jobs-emplois.gc.ca /menu/home_e.htm   (235 words)

  
 Canadian Government Betting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is known as "pro line sports betting." This form of Canadian Government betting is 100% run by the goverment and the odds are set as well.
Canadian government betting offers NFL football, NCAA college football, CFL canadian football, major league baseball, NHL hockey, soccer, and basketball.
PRO LINE Canadian government sports betting is for the recreational parlay player.
www.ultimatecapper.com /canadian-government-betting.htm   (248 words)

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