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  Political culture Summary
The civic culture, which is belonging to them, is one of example of political culture, which they take to refer to the specifically political orientations, which are coming on deeply in the next section.
Moreover, political culture which is based on their conducted late 1950 to 1960 in the five nations which are Britain, USA, West Germany, Mexico and Italy, this lead to recognize the political culture within which a liberal democracy is most likely to remain in existence and develop.
I suggest that the advantage point of the civic culture is that people look to their way of life but on the other hand it has disadvantage which is without civic culture there is no democracy and that lead to expand illegal parties and wars.
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Canada is a country where many different cultural and ethnic groups live and work together in harmony.
The Canadian Multiculturalism Act recognizes the cultural diversity and states that everybody is free to maintain and share its cultural heritage and participate fully and equally in the national life.
Canada’s official languages English- and French-speaking people have lived together in Canada for more than 230 years, and English and French are Canada’s two official languages.
www.canadavisa2000.com /canada_culture.html   (299 words)

 C A N A D A
Canada's cultural heritage is a mosaic, a society originally influenced by the aboriginal peoples, francophone and anglophone populations, which has evolved into a more culturally diverse society.
Canada is composed of 10 provinces and two territories and is a federal state whose legislative powers are divided between two levels of government: federal and provincial.
Canada is signatory to all international human rights conventions, and ensuring the application of human rights in cultural policies has become a significant issue given its development as a multicultural society.
www.culturelink.org /culpol/canada.html   (7473 words)

 Culture of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some distinctions of this culture are the greater integration of Native influences, the retention of traditions descended from those of French settlers, and a notable infusion of Celtic elements.
However given Canada's small population and perhaps, because of the closeness of the giant American TV and film industries, distinctively Canadian productions such as those in the TIFF List of Canada's Top Ten Films of All Time are relatively thin on the ground, compared with the situations in the United Kingdom.
Symbols of the monarchy in Canada continue to be featured in, for example, the Coat of Arms of Canada and armed forces Her Majesty's Canadian Ship.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Culture_of_Canada   (1698 words)

 CULTURE SHOCK CANADA .com -- History --
Culture Shock has also distinguished itself as a major performing power as well as youth outreach pioneer: In the United States, MTV, Nike Inc., NBA, WNBA, ABL, ESPN-ABC TV, MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, and the Centre du Marais are just a few places where the Culture Shock presence has been felt.
Culture Shock Canada is an organization dedicated to encouraging positive lifestyles, non-violence, physical fitness, and community involvement.
Culture Shock Canada dancers perform in live hip-hop dance shows, teach all levels of hip hop classes to all ages and participate in community youth outreach programs, thereby fostering high self-esteem and providing positive role models.
www.cultureshockcanada.com /history.php   (649 words)

 Worforce Culture- Canada
Culture is ingrained in each country, in each person, and therefore, in each corporation.
Canada, the world’s second largest country, boasts a population of approximately 31.7 million people, 85% of whom live within 300km of the U.S. border.
The workforce in Canada is declining, so people immigrating to Canada represent a large portion of the workforce.
polaris.umuc.edu /~nmatharu/amba606d/assignment3.htm   (1708 words)

 Canada Culture
The culture of the English-speaking Canadian people is a blend of British and American influences; that of the French-speaking people blends French and American influences.
Canada has become a cultural mosaic in which immigrant groups have been able to retain much of their ethnic culture.
At the national level the Canada Council was established in 1957 “to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in the arts, humanities and social sciences.” It is funded by an endowment, by an annual grant from the federal government, and by private donations.
www.traveldocs.com /ca/culture.htm   (285 words)

 The Daily, Thursday, December 2, 2004. Economic contribution of culture in Canada
During the six-year period, employment in the culture sector rose at an annual average rate of 3.4%, ahead of the 2.3% growth for the economy as a whole.
Culture workers were somewhat less likely than workers were in general to hold full-time jobs, due to the unique nature of some culture occupations, such as writing.
On average, 5.3% of the culture labour force was unemployed compared with the national average of 8.1% between 1996 and 2001.
www.statcan.ca /Daily/English/041202/d041202a.htm   (727 words)

 About Canada - Travel, Maps, Flag and Information
Canada is the second largest country in the world in total area, extending from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean and northward into the Arctic Ocean with claims extending to the North Pole.
Canada's head of state is its monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II, who is represented in Canada by the Governor General, presently Michaëlle Jean.
Their culture was transmitted largely through oral means and stories were passed down through the elders to the younger generations.
www.canadiancontent.net /profiles/Canada.html   (989 words)

 Canada Economy, Canada People, Culture, Flag
Canada sees many people immigrating to its land, though this group still remains a minority.
The flag of Canada is made up of two vertical bands of red (along the hoist and fly side and is half width), with a white square between them.
Canada has an abundance of natural resources, such as forests, minerals, fish, and hydroelectric power, all of which has helped Canada focus their economic development on the export of raw materials and around 33.6 percent of its GDP is dedicated to exports.
www.mapsofworld.com /country-profile/canada1.html   (608 words)

 Nordic Culture > Swedes in Canada - Scandinavica.com
It will look at cultural changes through the years and how activities were affected by earlier experiences in Sweden and by their situation in Canada.
Other aspects include migrations within Canada and across the US boundary, the development of Swedish communities in rural areas and in cities and towns, the attitudes of descendants towards their Swedish heritage, and the differences between early immigrants and their modern counterparts.
The Census of Canada shows clearly that Swedish immigrants could be found scattered throughout every province and territory, with pockets in rural areas and in some towns and cities.
www.scandinavica.com /culture/world/swe-can.htm   (1412 words)

 Canadian Studies: A Guide to the Sources
Canada is a subject of constant fascination and study.
Canada was the idealist's end of Empire -- a people united in reconciliation, a colony emancipated, a wilderness civilized, the principles of parliamentary democracy transferred in triumphant vindication from an ancient capital to a new.
Quebec, declared that "Canada is not a real country." This rhetorical statement outraged other constituencies of the Canadian mosaic and brought to the surface overt expressions of nationalism that generally appear only in moments of crisis and celebration.
www.iccs-ciec.ca /blackwell.html   (8215 words)

 Update of Short Rotation Intensive Culture in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Canada is a large country with abundant quantities of biomass in many diverse forms.
Canada is a large country where diversified forms of biomass are found in abundant quantities.
Canada has 67.8 M ha of agricultural lands of which more than 21 M ha (Simons, 1994) of marginal land are considered usable for energy crop production.
www.woodycrops.org /mechconf/tardiff.html   (3349 words)

 Canada Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Those expecting Canada to be a blander version of the USA should check their assumptions at the door.
Canada's wild northern frontier, which has etched itself into the national psyche, and its distinct patchwork of peoples have created a country that is decidedly different from its brash neighbour.
Add to this a constant infusion of US culture and a plethora of traditions brought by migrants, and you have a thriving multicultural society.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/north-america/canada   (367 words)

 Kid's Culture Corner-Canada
In some provinces of Canada only English is spoken, in others French is the dominant language.
The most eastern province of Canada, Newfoundland, is famous for its stories of encounters with fairies.
Canada was named by the French explorer, Jacques Cartier in the 1500s.
www.aifs.com /aupair/kcc/kcc_canada.htm   (385 words)

 Culture and Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Canada is composed of provinces, similar to the states in the U.S. We also have a Federal Structure of Government, which came from Britain.
Canada has also hosted some of the world's most popular events such as the Olympics (in Calgary and Montreal), and Expo67 which hosted people from all across the world.
Different cultures, religions, and races makes Canada what it is. I am extremely proud to be Canadian.
www.whyville.net /smmk/whytimes/article?id=1481   (336 words)

 Political culture of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian political culture is in some ways part of a greater North American and European political culture, which emphasizes constitutional law, freedom of religion, personal liberty, and regional autonomy; these ideas stemming in various degrees from the British common law and French civil law traditions, North American aboriginal government, and English civic traditions, among others.
However, there is also a sense of collective responsibility in Canadian political culture, as is demonstrated in general support for universal health care, gun control, foreign aid, and other social democrat social programs.
Canada and the United States are both nations with their own unique heritages and cultures stemming back for centuries, but the two countries also share many similarities which have generally strengthened relations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Political_culture_of_Canada   (896 words)

 Cannabis Culture Forums: Canada's Cannabis Election (Jan, 2006)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The headlines across Canada of a Conservative government will frighten many of the undecided and may-not-bother-to-vote slackers who have two weeks to think how unhappy a time that could be.
The quebec problem will always be apert of canada and im afraid it will end up in a divide of quebec and this would become a civil war for many of canadians in quebec.These canadians include many french families.
Canada will always be from ocean to ocean and it will always be legal for marijuana to be growen and consumed.
www.cannabisculture.com /forums/showflat.php?Number=1195382   (1672 words)

 Hockey as Canadian popular culture: Team Canada 1972, television and the Canadian identity Journal of Canadian Studies ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In a time when popular culture, especially the culture of the electronic media, is beginning to be studied more systematically in Canada, it is time to ask whether the focus of study shouldn't be shifted to include the popular.
Popular culture theory provides the methodological tools to study systematically the game that -- for good or for ill -- has helped define Canadians.(f.3) While no irrefutable thesis has yet come to light as to why hockey looms so large in the Canadian popular imagination, Americans have long known what we were about.
Wayne Gretzky's move to the United States in 1988 during the Prime Ministership of Brian Mulroney was a cultural signpost to an era, as was the refusal of Ontario's Eric Lindros to play for the Quebec City Nordiques in the aftermath of the Meech Lake constitutional crisis.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3683/is_199507/ai_n8725391   (856 words)

 CULTURE SHOCK D.C.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Culture Shock is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles, physical fitness, and community involvement through the power of Hip Hop music and dance.
Culture Shock dancers are trained in Hip Hop and American Street Dance by national and international dance instructors who introduce new and exciting choreography at our weekly company classes.
In a world where style and music are constantly changing, Culture Shock choreography remains innovative and unique, resulting in a troupe of individuals who express Hip Hop in a style all their own.
www.cultureshockdance.org /cswdc   (230 words)

 Kid's Culture Corner-Canada
In some provinces of Canada, only English is spoken; in others, French is the dominant language.
The most eastern province of Canada, Newfoundland, is famous for its stories of encounters with fairies.
Canada was named by the French explorer Jacques Cartier in the 1500s.
www.aupairinamerica.com /kcc/kcc_canada.htm   (384 words)

 Competition and Culture on Canada's Information Highway
Throughout Canada's history, policy makers have seen the importance of communications to economic and cultural sovereignty, and have fought to build roadways that link all parts of this country.
As many of the participants pointed out, Canada is at the forefront among countries in promoting diversity and competition in communications as tools to stimulate choice, innovation and growth.
Canada's progress toward open competition in the sale of telecommunications terminal equipment and in the resale of telecommunications services has been considerable.
www.ifla.org /documents/infopol/canada/crtc0001.htm   (19134 words)

 Culture in Canada
Canada is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world.
The arts are very important to the Canadian people, and our impact on the evolution of North American culture is testament to the visions of visual, literary and performing artists.
When Canada was officially formed by Confederation in 1867, Canada was still very much a British colony and therefore used the well-recognized God Save the Queen as its national anthem.
www.nriol.com /welcome2canada/culture-in-canada.asp   (224 words)

 WorldTravelGate.net® - Culture of Montreal, Canada.
Montreal is the second largest metropolitan area in Canada and one of the world's largest inland seaports.
The commercial hub of Canada, it is a leading financial and manufacturing center.
Most of the objects cover the period from 1800 to 1945, an era that saw many changes, including Victorian Montreal’s accession to the role of Canada’s metropolis, the development of an urban culture and the transformation of family and social values.
www.americatravelling.net /canada/montreal/montreal_culture.htm   (522 words)

 CULTURE SHOCK CANADA .com -- Ottawa --
Come out and show your talent and earn the chance to be a part of Culture Shock Canada, a world-wide organization bent on bettering our communities through the positive power of music and dance.
Culture Shock Auditions will be held at the troupe's regular rehearsal studio at the Goodlife Fitness Centre in the Rideau Centre mall on September 15th, 2006 at 6:00 p.m.
This project was a vision that was sparked by Marc-André Clément Culture Shock Canada's National Director of Youth Outreach Development.
www.cultureshockcanada.com /ottawa/index.php   (697 words)

 Mosaic Arabic Folklore Group - Arab Culture Toronto Canada
As Arab-Canadians, this group of young men and women hope to bridge the distances of cultures by presenting to their audiences a mosaic of dance, music and folklore from the Arab World.
The richness and the diversity of Arab Culture is represented in this group of young adults, who have joined together in presenting the values of their heritage.
Mosaic will continue its cultural initiatives as its core objectives and goals, and with be re-affirming its value within the community thorugh the Cultural Network and its continuing activities.
www.arabmosaic.ca   (325 words)

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