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In the News (Tue 23 Oct 18)

  The Canada Page
As Canada moves forth, and the government grows, new areas have emerged to be governed.
Municipal governments in each city or community are responsible for things that are directly related to a city such as policing, fire fighting, snow removal, recycling and garbage collecting.
The Government is the party that will likely get most of the legislation that it introduces into the House passed and the Official Opposition will get the greatest opportunity to question and criticize the government.
www.thecanadapage.org /Government.htm   (2123 words)

 Canada Government
In Canada, the Queen is represented by the Governor General (in federal matters) and the ten Lieutenant Governors (in provincial affairs).
In Canada, the center of government is the Parliament.
Canada is not only an independent sovereign democracy, but is also a federal state, with 10 largely self-governing provinces and three territories controlled by the central government.
www.passtocanada.com /en/about/government.aspx   (702 words)

 Ethanol The Road to a Greener Future
At the provincial level, the governments of Alberta and Ontario currently exempt the ethanol portion of blended gasoline from their road taxes, without restriction on the ethanol source or the content in ethanol.
The governments of British Columbia and Quebec have committed to exempt the ethanol portion of low-level ethanol blends from their road taxes when an ethanol plant is built in those respective provinces.
Finally, as part of the Government of Canada Action Plan 2000 on Climate Change released in October 2000, the Government of Canada established the Future Fuels Initiative to increase the supply and use of ethanol produced from biomass, such as cellulosic plant fibre and grains.
oee.nrcan.gc.ca /publications/infosource/pub/vehiclefuels/ethanol/M92_257_2003.cfm   (990 words)

 Canadian Relocation Systems - Government of Canada Information
Canada’s Parliament, as conceived by the Fathers of Confederation in 1867, continues to be a vibrant example of democracy in action.
Library and Archives Canada is an innovative knowledge institution that combines the collections, services and staff expertise of the former National Library of Canada and National Archives of Canada.
The Liberal Party of Canada is committed to the view that the dignity of each individual man and woman is the cardinal principle of democratic society and the primary purpose of all political organization and activity in such a society.
www.relocatecanada.com /governmentcanada.html   (1271 words)

 Government Documents Library
Government bills that are introduced in the House of Commons are prefixed with the letter "C" and are numbered consecutively from -1 to -200, while private Members' bills are numbered consecutively from -201 to -1000.
is the national trial court of Canada and hears disputes arising in the federal domain, claims against the Government of Canada, and suits in federally regulated areas.
Government of Canada Web Archive is a website by the Library and Archives of Canada that harvests and preserves Webpages of the federal government of Canada.
www.library.uiuc.edu /doc/inter/ca/cahome.htm   (1693 words)

  Canada's New Government announces increased security measures for airports and air travel - August 10, 2006
The Government of Canada advises all air travellers to keep these measures in mind when preparing for a flight, and to contact their carrier regarding any possible delays.
The Government Operations Centre is coordinating the response of federal departments and agencies, and will be communicating with provinces and territories throughout the day as needed.
The Government of Canada remains committed to taking all measures necessary to protect the safety and security of Canadians.
www.tc.gc.ca /mediaroom/releases/nat/2006/06-gc010e.htm   (0 words)

 Embassy Washington
The Canadian Firearms Centre and the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency are developing measures to facilitate the processing of visitors at high-volume points of entry during the fall hunting season.
Those visitors who want to bring handguns or other restricted firearms into Canada will need an Authorization to Transport obtained in advance from the Chief Firearms Officer of the province or territory that is their destination.
The Act required Canadian gun owners to apply for a license by January 1, 2001, from the Canadian Firearms Centre, a branch of the Justice Department, and register their guns with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) by the beginning of 2003.
www.canadianembassy.org /government/guncontrol-en.asp   (1302 words)

It is considered a federal state, since the various powers are divided between the central government and the provincial governments.
The powers of the territorial governments are delegated by the federal government.
The federal government is responsible for matters that concern Canada as a whole, such as interprovincial and international trade, national defence, criminal law, the banking and monetary systerms, and the fisheries.
proudcanadiankids.ca /government.htm   (235 words)

 Government of Canada
Canada is a federation, with a parliamentary system of government.
Being a federation means that powers and responsibilities are divided between the federal government and the 10 provincial governments.
Canada has three levels of government: federal, provincial and municipal (cities and towns).
www.nriol.com /welcome2canada/government-of-canada.asp   (139 words)

 Government: Canada
Governments must now operate as a business, where management, flexibility and a strong customer focus is key.
In Canada, our skilled management service professionals are working with public sector institutions to help them perform at a higher level.
With deep resources not only in Canada but in a total of 48 countries around the world, we can quickly mobilize the right people, skills, alliances, tools and technologies to serve our clients.
www.accenture.com /Countries/Canada/Services/By_Industry/Government/default.htm   (177 words)

 Oh Canada: About the Author   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The "Oh Canada" website was a very large site with annotated links pointing to information about Canada as well as including information about Canada taken from many different print resources.
Because of its size and the extent of its coverage it was time consuming to update and maintain.
Some of the best sources of information were from the government of Canada or provincial governments and those web sites were constantly changing, making the updating of urls ownerous.
www.ualberta.ca /~bleeck/canada   (165 words)

 A Look at Canada
The municipal (or local) governments of each city or community are responsible for matters such as firefighting, snow removal, and recycling programs.
The Governor General of Canada is the Queen’s representative in Canada.
When the government proposes a new law to Parliament, it is called a bill.
www.cic.gc.ca /english/resources/publications/look/look-14.asp   (288 words)

 CNN.com - Vote topples Canadian government - Nov 28, 2005
But until Monday, his government had survived with the support of the New Democrats and a handful of independents.
Martin was cleared of wrongdoing and issued a dramatic apology on behalf of his government in April.
The Liberals agreed to pay $1.1 million back to the government after an initial report was issued November 1.
www.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/americas/11/28/canada.government/index.html   (740 words)

 Rebuilding Afghanistan :: REBUILDING AFGHANISTAN
The Government of Canada is continuing its role as a lead supporter of mine action in Afghanistan by contributing $80 million over four years to help the country address the issues of mines.
The G8 Research Group Director (University of Toronto) speaks on Canada as a leading power, what our engagement means at home, and the importance of a stable Afghanistan.
With Canada's help, one of Kandahar City's Kuchi settlements received a supply of food and non-food items today from the World Food Programme (WFP) and UNICEF.
www.canada-afghanistan.gc.ca /menu-en.asp   (128 words)

 Association for Healthcare Philanthropy Canada (AHP): Government Issues
AHP Canada has sent a letter to have on record our thanks for the deletion of the financial reporting requirement and to table ongoing concerns regarding transfer of charitable property.
Legislative initiatives dealing with privacy and protection of health information have a direct impact upon our members and their ability to assist and advance the fundraising activities of the institutions they serve.
The role of Philanthropy and Voluntarism in the future of the Canadian health care system is addressed in Pearl Veenema's correspondence to Honorary Ray Romanow, Q.L., Commissioner on the Future of Health care, at the AHP conference 2002.
www.ahpcanada.com /govtissues.htm   (891 words)

 CanadaInfo: Government in Canada
It also provided for the possibility of the provincial governments to delegate some of its responsibilities to a municipal government.
he Federal Government is seated in Ottawa and is headed by the Governor General of Canada on the advice of the Prime Minister.
For more information on the Government of Canada, please continue on to the Federal Government page.
www.craigmarlatt.com /canada/government/government.html   (434 words)

 FactoryFarm.org: Canada: Government & Federal Agencies
Health Canada – Veterinary Drugs – is responsible for ensuring the safety of foods such as milk, meat, eggs, fish, and honey from animals treated with veterinary drugs.
Environment Canada – if a factory farm is on federal land or involves federal money, a federal environmental assessment process could be triggered.
Established by the Minister of Agriculture in 1973, the Farmers' Advocate is an individual, with an agricultural background and farming experience, appointed by the Provincial Government to deal with problems and concerns of Alberta farmers.
www.factoryfarm.org /canada/government   (363 words)

 Home- Bank of Canada
Bank of Canada lowers overnight rate target by 1/4 percentage point to 4 1/4 per cent
In 2000, the Bank of Canada adopted a system of eight pre-set dates per year on which it announces its key interest rate.
Permission is granted to reproduce or cite portions herein, if attribution is given to the Bank of Canada.
www.bankofcanada.ca /en   (174 words)

 Prime Minister of Canada: Prime Minister unveils new Canada ecoTrust
“Canada’s New Government is investing to protect Canadians from the consequences of climate change, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions,” said the Prime Minister.
The Government of Canada will work with all provinces and territories to fully develop this new, national fund.
Canada’s New Government is already taking concrete action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution by committing to implement aggressive regulations to reduce emissions in all sectors and bring in new initiatives in the energy and transportation sectors.
www.pm.gc.ca /eng/media.asp?id=1532   (578 words)

 The Green Lane: Climate Change - Home
The Government of Canada is committed to the development and implementation of a Made-in-Canada plan for reducing greenhouse gases and ensuring clean air, water, land and energy for Canadians.
The 4NR includes an overview of Canada's key policies and measures; a summary of Canada's national GHG inventory and projections of emissions to 2020; and an overview of the science, impacts (vulnerability assessment) and adaptation issues facing Canada in the future.
The 4NR also describes Canada's national circumstances (which provides a national context for GHG emissions), financial contributions and technological transfer to developing countries, and public education and outreach programs.
www.ec.gc.ca /climate/home-e.html   (296 words)

 Home - Library and Archives Canada
Canada's national collection of books, historical documents, government records, photos, films, maps, music...and more.
A new initiative to promote study and discussion of Canada's democratic experience.
Library and Archives Canada Connects Canadians to their Irish roots
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca /index-e.html   (62 words)

 Government Of Canada
If you would like to use this flag of Canada or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this map of Canada or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for Canada or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /country_guides/canada_country_government.shtml   (614 words)

 Department of Justice Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: )
trafficking in persons exists in Canada and that it is a serious crime.
This publication is a general description of the court system in Canada - the types and levels of courts and their responsibilities.
Canada’s New Government Reiterates its Commitment to Anti-Terrorism Legislation
canada.justice.gc.ca /en/index.html   (0 words)

  Government of Canada & Canada's Economy
Canada is a constitutional monarchy, and the British monarch is Canada's head of state.
Canada's system of government was originally based on the British system and now operates as a federal multiparty constitutional monarchy.
Canada is one of the world's leading producers of barley, wheat, meat and milk.
www.trailcanada.com /canada/government.asp   (597 words)

 Government of Canada Market Debt Instruments (Government of Canada Securities)
Effective October 1995 Government of Canada marketable bonds are issued in global certificate form only whereby a global certificate for the full amount of the bonds is issued in fully registered form in the name of CDS and Co., a nominee of the Canadian Depository for Securities Limited (CDS).
Prior to December 1993 Government of Canada bonds were issued in coupon-bearer and fully registered form, and were available in denominations ranging from $1,000 to $1,000,000.
Government of Canada EMTNs are sold either by dealers in the dealer group, or by dealers who are not in the dealer group but who are acting as the Government’s agent for the particular transaction (called reverse inquiry).
www.fin.gc.ca /invest/instru-e.html   (1351 words)

 government - Links to Legal Resources: Countries: Canada: government
Canada Gazette - The official newspaper of the Government of Canada, which is published every Saturday and contains all formal public notices, official appointments, miscellaneous notices, Orders-in-Council and proposed regulations from the government and private sectors that are required to be published by a federal statute or a regulation.
Copyright Board Canada - The Copyright Board Canada is an economic regulatory body empowered to establish the royalties to be paid for the use of copyrighted works.
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada - A specialist ombudsman, appointed by and accountable to Parliament, who monitors the federal government's collection, use and disclosure of its clients and employees' personal information, and its handling of individuals' requests to see their records.
mishpat.net /law/Countries/Canada/government/index.shtml   (243 words)

 The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec Reach an Agreement in Principle for $1.340 billion over Five ...
The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec Reach an Agreement in Principle for $1.340 billion over Five Years, Benefiting Quebec Municipalities
demonstrates the capacity of the two governments to work together to improve the quality of life in communities," stated the Minister.
Government of Canada funds Career Focus project in Scarborough
press.arrivenet.com /government/article.php/657056.html   (590 words)

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