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 Canadian National Railway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian National Railways was created between 1918 and 1923, comprising several railways that had become bankrupt and fallen into federal government hands, along with some railways already owned by the government.
The Canadian National Railway (CN; AAR reporting marks CN, CNA, CNIS), known as Canadian National Railways (CNR) between 1918 and 1960, and Canadian National/Canadien National (CN) from 1960 to present, is a Canadian Class I railway operated by Canadian National Railway Company.
The pig that flew: The battle to privatize Canadian National, Douglas and McIntyre, Vancouver. /wiki/Canadian_National_Railway   (3939 words)

 Canadian National Exhibition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is an annual event held at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The CNE was not held between 1942 and 1946, when the land and its facilities were turned over to the Department of National Defence as a training ground.
The CNE resumed in 1947, the Canadian military returning the grounds back to its civilian administrators. /wiki/Canadian_National_Exhibition   (794 words)

 Canadian National Railways
Canadian National Railways, incorporated 6 June 1919, is the longest railway system in North America, controlling more than 50 000 km of track in Canada and the US.
The Canadian Northern, founded by William MACKENZIE and Donald MANN, was begun with small Manitoba lines in 1895.
The Grand Trunk became the dominant long-distance railway in central Canada, but its English shareholders would not agree to the expense of building from Québec City to Halifax over Canadian soil, nor to construction westward over the 1600 km of the Laurentian Shield. /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0001316   (731 words)

 Canadian National Railway
Like many modern corporations, Canadian National Railways was the result of the merging of a large number of smaller and older companies whose operations were combined over the years to form a more complex transportation system.
The Canadian Governement formed Canadian National Railways to solve a financial and transportation crisis arising from a railway boom in the period following 1900.
Canadian National stopped operating passenger trains in 1978, in order to concentrate on its main source of business, freight trains. /cnphoto/english/cnr3_ang.html   (656 words)

 Canadian National Railway News
Canadian National Railway News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Having already looked at the likes of Canadian National, Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern, and CSX, it's time to wrap up the fourth-quarter earnings for Class 1 railroads by examining Canadian Pacific.
Last year, the Canadian Supreme Court struck down a Quebec provincial law that prohibited private health insurance, saying the statute was unconstitutional when the public health system failed to provide... /com/cni   (644 words)

 Welcome to Great Canadian Parks
Canadians support a park experience that tourists keep coming back to again and again, parks that protect, preserve and provide access to a vast array of ecological zones that support thousands of species, parks where people can hike, camp, fish, ski, raft or just get far away from it all in remote and amazing environments.
Parks exist across Canada - in the eastern shields, plains and east coast Atlantic maritime; the central Mixedwood plains, Boreal forests, prairie and tundra plains; the frozen Arctic; and the western mountains, glaciers and western coast Pacific maritime.
Great Canadian Parks introduces you to the many protected species and their diverse wilderness homes.   (281 words)

 National News
In a new report, the Canadian Council on Learning is calling for better recruiting and retention of good teachers and increased use of the Internet as ways of helping boost the achievement of rural students relative to their urban cousins.
In a phone interview with The Canadian Press from a minimum-security prison in Victoria, the farmer from Wilkie, Sask., said he's baffled by how the high court could unanimously conclude he had other medical options for easing 12-year-old Tracy's pain.
MAYERTHORPE, Alta. (CP) - The collective grief of Canadians is still being acutely felt in a tiny Alberta community a year after one of the worst tragedies in RCMP history left four young officers dead. /cp/National/national.html   (1685 words)

 Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematods
The Canadian National Collection (CNC) of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes is considered one of the best collections of its kind in the world in terms of size, species representation, and level of curation.
Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematods
It is maintained and developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada as part of its systematics research program, and is housed in the K.W. Neatby Building of the Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre in Ottawa (Figure 1). /ecorc/cnc/index_e.htm   (166 words)

 Canadian National Railway News
Canadian National knew one of the derailed cars at Wabamun Lake was carrying a hazardous substance days before Alberta Environment began investigating the possibility.
Canadian National may face charges for not revealing that a derailment involved a hazardous chemical.
Canadian National is pleased government plan recognizes port of Prince Rupert. /railnews/canadiannational_news.html   (2977 words)

 Rowing Canada -- Canada Aviron
The Canadian National Rowing Team thanks its sponsors and supporters: Sport Canada, Dynamic Mutual Funds, AMJ Campbell, and suppliers such as Regatta Sport, Hudson Boat Works, Concept II, and many other companies and individuals.
For general information on the Canadian National Rowing Team, e-mail the National Team Coordinator, Adam Parfitt or call toll-free 1-877-722-4769 or local in Victoria 250-361-4222 Ext.
In recent years, the Canadian National Rowing Team has enjoyed tremendous success in world-class competition including a total of 13 medals at the last four Olympics. /en/teams/national.html   (328 words)

 Vimy Memorial - Veterans Affairs Canada
Canada's most impressive tribute overseas to those Canadians who fought and gave their lives in the First World War is the majestic and inspiring Canadian National Vimy Memorial which overlooks the Douai Plain from the highest point of Vimy Ridge, about eight kilometres northeast of Arras.
The monument at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France is almost 70 years old.
Canadian trees and shrubs were planted in great masses to resemble the woods and forests of our country. /general/sub.cfm?source=memorials/ww1mem/vimy   (567 words)

 Canadian Forests - forestry, Canada, careers, jobs, forest products, wood, paper, parks, trees, research, logging, sawmills, news, environment, professional associations
The Americans claim that Canadian lumber is subsidized and unfairly competes with their producers.
In response to the public's demand for more information on how Canada's forests are being managed, the Canadian Institute of Forestry has developed a new feature on their website that explains Canadian forestry practices.
The Canadian forest industry and the provincial governments strongly dispute that claim.   (462 words)

 Canadian National Railway - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Canadian National Railway
In December 1999, Canadian National Railway agreed to a merger with Burlington Northern to create North American Railways, expected to become North America's largest railway system, with 50,000 mi/80,000 km of track stretching across the USA and the more populous parts of Canada.
The Canadian National Railway came into being when the government acquired the stock of several companies that had run into financial difficulties in attempting to complete an alternative transcontinental route to the Canadian Pacific.
In the east, the Grand Trunk itself, operating with government backing as the National Transcontinental Railway, had driven a line from Moncton, New Brunswick, via Québec City (where the Québec Bridge was completed in 1905–17 despite two disastrous collapses) and across the Canadian Shield in Québec and Ontario, to Winnipeg. /Canadian+National+Railway   (619 words)

 Canadian National Railway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian National Railways was created between 1918 and 1923, comprising several railways that had become bankrupt and fallen into federal government hands, along with some railways already owned by the government.
CNR was also considered a railway industry leader throughout its time as a Crown corporation in terms of research and development into railway safety systems, logistics management, and in terms of its relationship with labour unions.
CNR was considered to be competitive with CPR in several areas, notably in Central Canada, prior to the age of the automobile and the dense highway network that grew in Ontario and Quebec. /wiki/Canadian_National_Railway   (4041 words)

 Encyclopedia: Canadian National Railroad
Canadian National Railways was born out of both wartime and domestic urgency.
CNR was also considered a railway industry leader throughout its time as a Crown corporation in terms of research and development into railway safety systems, logistics management, and in terms of its relationship with labour unions.
On December 20, 1918 the federal government created the Canadian National Railways (CNR) through a Privy Council order as a means to simplify the funding and operation of the various railway companies. /encyclopedia/Canadian-National-Railroad   (4041 words)

 National Mortgage - Offering the best Canadian Mortgage Rates in Canada. No Fees
National Mortgage - Offering the best Canadian Mortgage Rates in Canada.
Our mortgage specialists are all registered members of the Canadian Institute of Mortgage Brokers and Lenders (CIMBL) and follow a strict code of professional conduct.
Please fill out the Online Mortgage Application or Contact Us directly.If you are not a Canadian resident and are looking to obtain a mortgage in Canada,we can help.Fill out the Online Mortgage Application or Contact Us directly and one of our mortgage specialists will be happy to provide you with your mortgage options.   (523 words)

 National Research Council Canada: Science at Work for Canada
By bringing together Canadian aerospace manufacturers and suppliers at a workshop, NRC is helping the aerospace industry make the necessary transition from using chrome plating for its landing gears, replacing it with a clean alternative technology, a new composite coating.
National Research Council Canada: Science at Work for Canada
Consolidated report of the foresight exercise sponsored by NRC, which highlights some of the global issues that will influence Science and Technology in Canada over the next 10 years to 15 years. /main_e.html   (336 words) Official Site of the Canadian Soccer Association
Canadian Men’s National Team vs Austria Live via Webcast
Vancouver, BC — Canada’s Women’s National Team defeated the Netherlands 1:0 on Wednesday, March 1, 2006 with a late goal scored by Andrea Neil in front of 3,162 spectators at Thunderbird Stadium in Vancouver, BC.
Canadian keeper Karina LeBlanc calmly dove to seize the ball before crossing the goal line. /eng/index.asp   (384 words)

 Introduction - Canadian Information By Subject
Canadian Information By Subject is an information service developed by the Library and Archives Canada to provide links to information about Canada from Internet resources around the world.
The subject arrangement is in the form of a "Subject Tree", based on the structure of the Dewey Decimal Classification system. /caninfo/ecaninfo.htm   (79 words)

 Volleyball Canada
He was assigned to several National Championships throughout his career, as well as to the Canadian Francophone Games in Winnipeg in 2005 where he was assigned the position of referee supervisor.
Volleyball Canada Awarded National Federation of the Year by NORCECA Volleyball Confederation.
After a stellar year of hosting international events, Volleyball Canada was pleasantly surprised to receive the National Federation of the Year Award (2004-2005) at this past weekend’s NORCECA (North, Central American and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation) Congress in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.   (1845 words) - News
The RCMP has "full confidence" in the Mexican police investigation into the deaths of two Canadians, Assistant Commissioner Raf Souccar said Thursday.
Ushers shot at Kanye West concert in U.K. Crash of armoured vehicle kills Canadian soldier in Kandahar
Rising oil prices carried the Toronto Stock Exchange up more than 100 points for the second consecutive day Thursday, as the Canadian dollar settled at another 14-year high. /news   (590 words)

 National Anthem: O Canada
Calixa Lavallée, the well-known Canadian composer, was commissioned to set it to music, and it was first sung in 1880 during a national convention of French Canadians in Quebec City.
Lavallée was, in fact, known as "Canada's national musician" and it was on this account that he was asked to compose the music for a poem written by Judge Adolphe-Basile Routhier.
It is possible to translate the words of the national anthem in languages other than English or French; it should be kept in mind, however, that this translated version will not have an official status. /progs/cpsc-ccsp/sc-cs/anthem_e.cfm   (2878 words)

 Canada's National History Society
The Society, 50 000 members strong, is devoted to brushing the dust off of Canadian history to reveal our true passion and drama.
Established in 1994, the first award was given to Canadian writer and popular author Pierre Berton, who lent us his name for future awards.
An annual salute to Excellence in Teaching Canadian History, six winners are chosen for their contributions.   (173 words)

 Esso Canadian National Championships
The annual Esso Women's Nationals is jointly presented by Canadian Hockey, Imperial Oil, Air Canada, the Royal Bank and the local organizing committee and is one of the most important events presented during the Canadian Hockey season.
The Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (now the CHA), helped by the organizatinal efforts of Maureen McTeer and Abby Hoffman, staged the first official national hockey championship for women in 1982.
In addition to competing for the Esso Women's National Championship title and the Abby Hoffman Cup, five individual awards and one team award is presented to those deserving players for: most valuable player, top defence, top forward, top goaltender, the Mickey Walker most sportsmanlike player award and the Canon K. Richardson most sportsmanlike team shield. /country/canada/nats   (260 words)

 Canadian National Exhibition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Its original purpose was arguably superseded in 1973 when the Canadian International Autoshow appeared elsewhere in the city during the spring, closer in time to when new car models appear than in late August when the CNE starts.
Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King was present at the dedication ceremony and over the radio publically thanked the Shriners for the gift to the city of Toronto and to the Canadian nation.
The CNE was not held between 1942 and 1946, when the land and its facilities were turned over to the Department of National Defence as a training ground. /wiki/Canadian_National_Exhibition   (3210 words)

 Canadian National Parks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The goal of the national park system is to create a system of protected areas which represent all the distinct natural regions of the country.
Canada's parks are managed to first protect the ecological integrity of the park, and secondarily to allow the public to explore, learn about and enjoy Canada's natural spaces.
Parks which are referred to as National Park Reserves will become National Parks once outstanding land claim issues have been resolved. /wiki/Canadian_National_Parks   (396 words)

 National Firearms Association - Home
The source of the Canadian and Australian laws is clear.
For a very long time, the National Firearms Association has been studying what scientific research has been done regarding the effects of severe gun control laws.
Therefore, the effect of Bill C-10A was, in practice, discriminatory, contrary to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, section 15.   (1546 words)

 Canadian National Railroad
Canadian National 5326 at Obed, Alberta - 5/85
Canadian National 5241 At Kamloops, BC - 5/86
Canadian National at Boston Bar, BC - 5/86 /cn.html   (171 words)

 Canadian Coffee & Tea Expo 2006
If you are a practicing barista don’t miss the chance to participate in the new regional competitions in February and March or the Canadian National Championship in June.
The subject of national competitions in over 30 countries, this event highlights the skills and talents of the barista, the consummate artist of the espresso machine.
The Canadian Barista Championship is one of the most anticipated events in the specialty coffee world. /barista.htm   (1768 words) - Canadian War Museum, Canada's national museum of military history - Canadian War Museum, Canada's national museum of military history
Canada's National museum of military history has welcomed its 500,000th visitor since its May 2005 opening.
The Museum's world-acclaimed architecture, scenic vistas, impressive halls, intimate conference rooms and state of the art theatre are guaranteed to ensure the success of your special event. /cwm/cwme.asp   (69 words)

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