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  Prime Minister of Canada
In modern-day Canada, however, his perrogatives are largely the duties to which the constitution refers to as the job of the Governor General (who is a figurehead).
The function, duties, responsibilities, and powers of the Prime Minister of Canada were established at the time the country was created as an independent nation in 1867 and were modeled upon those of the existing office of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Canada is one of the most decentralized of the world's federations and provincial premiers have a great deal of power.
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 Canada - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
In Lower Canada, immigration caused the English-speaking population to grow in Québec City, the Ottawa River valley, Montréal, and the Eastern Townships (east of Montréal).
Canada rushed troops westward on the new railroad, and the Métis were overwhelmed at the battle of Batoche, May 12, 1885.
Oliver Mowat, premier of the province of Ontario between 1872 and 1896, asserted provincial sovereignty against federal efforts to subordinate the provincial governments to Ottawa.
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 Canada - Confederation
Side by side with this, the progress of public opinion in the Canadian provinces was tending towards a greater measure of self-government and independence from the harassing methods of the English colonial administrators, as well as from her own embarrassments.
He felt that the dignity of Canada should not have allowed her to send delegates to beg for a fresh Treaty, but that there should be a fair Treaty, and not one dictated by the American Government.
Canada reeled under the dislocation of trade, and a lesser people might have succumbed ; as it was the unneighbourly action of the U.S.A. ruffled her pride.
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 National Alliance of Gang Investigators' Associations
Canada joined the Organization of American States (OAS) in 1990 and hosted the OAS General Assembly in Windsor in June 2000, and the third Summit of the Americas in Quebec City in April 2001.
Canada is a significant source for the United States of marijuana, as well as precursor chemicals and over-the-counter drugs that are used to produce illicit synthetic drugs.
Canada's importance to the United States is not just a border-state phenomenon: Canada is the leading export market for 39 of the 50 U.S. States, and ranked in the top three for another 8 States.
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 Prime Minister of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The function duties responsibilities and powers the Prime Minister of Canada were established the time the country was created as independent nation in 1867 and were modeled upon those of existing office of the Prime Minister of United Kingdom.
Most legislation originates in the cabinet of Canada which is a body by the Prime Minister largely from the of his party's MPs.
In particular their goal is to ways to change the insignificant and ineffectual of elected members of the House of Commons to create a Parliamentary committee to appointments to the Supreme Court and the need to abolish or restructure the appointed Senate.
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 About Canada
Canada is a confederation with a parliamentary democratic system of government at both the federal and provincial levels.
The provinces are Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan.
Each province has its own constitution, but the structure and operation of government, in their broad outlines, are similar to those of the federal government.
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 John A. Macdonald Summary
Sir John Alexander Macdonald (1815-1891) was a leading Canadian politician and Cabinet minister, serving as premier in the Province of Canada and twice as prime minister of the Dominion.
Canada was to be a monarchy in North America, with a quasi-federal system in which a strong central government would have several instruments of control over the provinces, and with a parliamentary government modeled clearly on the British, not any American, model.
He was elected to the legislature of the Province of Canada, gained the recognition of his peers and in 1847 was appointed Receiver General in William Henry Draper's administration.
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 Biography of John A. Macdonald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In the next election Macdonald continued his rise in politics by becoming Joint Premier of the Province of Canada with Étienne-Paschal Taché of Québec for the years 1856 and 1857.
To prevent the frequent changes of government in the Province of Canada, George Brown, the leader of the Reformers (the forerunners to the Liberal Party of Canada) and an extremely vocal opponent of Macdonald's Conservatives, joined with Macdonald in 1864 to form the "Great Coalition." This was an important step towards Confederation.
Upon the creation of the Dominion of Canada the Province of Canada was then divided into the individual province's of Quebec and Ontario.
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 CBC News In Depth:Canada 2020
It is expected that the 50 new Electors from Canada will ultimately tip the balance in favour of one of the two women who are vying for the presidency.
The notion of making alliances with the former Canada in order to increase the progressive influence on the rest of America is also central to the goals of the new party.
Canada in 2020 is an initiative of Dominion Institute in association with La Presse, The Toronto Star and the CBC.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/canada2020/essay-hebert.html   (2128 words)

 The Paula Gordon Show
Premiers Lord and Doer understand that people want solutions, not politics-as-usual, that citizens are eager for energetic action on their behalf instead of endless ideological wrangling.
And both Premiers are keenly aware of how vital a rich mix of languages and ready access to learning those languages are to ensuring that Canadians have a realistic chance to be citizens of the world.
Premiers Lord and Doer each describe their new approach to political and personal cooperation for Paula Gordon and Bill Russell.
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Provinces negotiating agreements should be accorded equality of treatment with respect to terms and conditions of agreements in relation to any other province that has already concluded an agreement, taking into account the different needs and circumstances of the provinces.
Provinces that negotiated agreements to constrain the federal spending power should be obliged to ensure that their labour market development programs are compatible with the national policy objectives, in the context of different needs and circumstances.
The Government of Canada commits to negotiate cultural agreements with provinces in recognition of their lead responsibility for cultural matters within the province and to ensure that the federal government and the province work in harmony.
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 Energy Secretary Hails Strong, Durable U.S.-Canada Partnership - US Department of State
The long-standing alliance between Canada and the United States is based on the two countries' "unique, historic relationship" and shared values, which were vividly displayed during the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, says U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman.
Canada and the U.S. are neighbors, of course.
Canada was the first foreign nation to offer aid to those trapped or displaced by the hurricane.
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 Canada's parliamentary system makes local government weaker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Provincial premiers in Quebec and Nova Scotia also merged scores of municipalities around the same period, all patterning themselves after the province-imposed consolidation of Winnipeg and its suburbs in 1972.
Structurally, that means Canada, at both the federal and provincial level, operates under a parliamentary system of government, which facilitates party discipline.
A provincial premier is merely a legislator from the party that has the most seats, and thus wields both executive and legislative powers.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04266/383459.stm   (840 words)

 Joint Premiers of the Province of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Joint Premiers of the Province of Canada were the leaders of the Province of Canada, from the 1841 unification of Upper Canada and Lower Canada until Confederation in 1867.
Although Canada East (the former Lower Canada, now Quebec) and Canada West (the former Upper Canada, now Ontario) were united as a single province with a single government, each administration was led by two men, one from each half of the province.
The "reformers" allied under the banner of Reformers in Canada West and Patriotes in Canada East, while the "conservatives," meaning supporters of the elitist Family Compact in Canada West and Château Clique in Canada East prior to unification, were known as Tories.
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 Council of Great Lakes Governors -
The signatory States and Provinces recognize and commit to a spirit of cooperation among local, state, and provincial agencies, the federal governments of Canada and the United States, and the International Joint Commission in the study, monitoring, planning, and conservation of the water resources of the Great Lakes Basin.
The signatory States and Provinces consider each of the principles and implementing provisions of this Charter to be material and interdependent.
Each Great Lakes State and Province reserves and retains all rights and authority to seek, in any state, provincial, federal, or other appropriate court or forum, adjudication or protection of their respective rights in and to Basin water resources, in such manner as may now or hereafter be provided by law.
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 The Charlottetown Accord
One of the complaints about the Meech Lake Accord was that the PM and provincial premiers tried to create by themselves a deal that was supposed to represent all Canadians without involving the citizens.
To respond to this complaint, in 1992, a special joint committee of the House of Commons and the Senate heard the testimony of seven hundred people.
PM Mulroney met several times with provincial premiers along with representatives from territorial and aboriginal groups to discuss the new agreement.
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 Premiers find no easy solution to fiscal imbalance
Canada's premiers have not reached agreement on how to fix the fiscal imbalance, but they say they have made progress on solving the issue.
The provinces have agreed on many items that were on the agenda for their meeting, for example the recommendation that Ottawa pay about $5 billion more per year for post secondary education and social assistance programs.
The premiers say they hope if they settle their internal differences in the next year that there will be something for them in next year's federal budget.
www.cbc.ca /canada/story/2006/04/11/premiers060411.html   (1674 words)

 New England Governors' Conference, Inc.
The province of New Brunswick is an associate member and has been granted ex-officio status on the Steering Committee and Executive Board.
Documenting the type, extent, and limitations of the existing freight data which is currently available to the states and provinces in the region, and developing strategies to fill the data gaps.
The airline industry, world-wide, continues to face a number of challenges. As a result, air carriers have experienced severe financial difficulties and have been forced to revisit their business models and governments are re-examining policy and regulatory instruments being applied to the airline industry.
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 Toward the People's Front in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The pro-fascist alliance between Hepburn and Duplessis* [*Hepburn is a renegade from the Liberal Party, head of the government of Ontario Province; Duplessis - violently pro-fascist premier of the Province of Quebec ] also marks a new significant stage in the drive toward a national center of reactionary concentration.
It unites the premiers of the two provinces which embrace more than 55 per cent of the total population and brings the powerful Ontario Liberal organizations into their reactionary pro-fascist camp.
The marked growth of trade union organization and strike struggles in 1937 was accompanied by a strengthening of the progressive trend within the trade union movement manifesting itself in the public utterances and actions of the Trades Congress leadership.
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 Atlantic Canada: North America's Global Commerce Connection
The province also is home to the Institute for Marine Dynamics, the Center for Cold Ocean Resources and Canadian Center for Marine Communications.
Marystown Shipyard on the Burin Peninsula this year won a contract with HAM Marine Inc. of Pascagoula, Miss., for the fabrication of components to be used for a drilling rig operating in the Gulf of Mexico.
An MOU was signed this spring by representatives of the province and the South Coast region of England.
www.conway.com /canada/9708/newfound.htm   (805 words)

5 Feb 1841 Province of Canada; union of Quebec (as Canada
Scotia, and Canada are united as Dominion of
Territorial Disputes: Managed maritime boundary disputes with the U.S. at Dixon Entrance, Beaufort Sea, Strait of Juan de Fuca, and around the disputed Machias Seal Island and North Rock; uncontested sovereignty dispute with Denmark over Hans Island in the Kennedy Channel between Ellesmere Island and Greenland.
www.worldstatesmen.org /Canada.html   (1565 words)

 NFLD News - Adventure Canada Newswire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The shrimp used in the line are not harvested in Canada, but are bought from Asian aquaculture producers.
Manitobans the most generous in Canada: study - CTV.ca
Quebec, pertaining to the alleged price-fixing of vitamins in Canada.
www.adventurecanada.com /acblog/index.php?/categories/4-NFLD-News   (680 words)

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