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  Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canada is a constitutional monarchy and a Commonwealth Realm that formally recognizes Elizabeth II as Queen of Canada,
Canada's two official languages, English and French, are the mother tongues of 56.3% and 28.7% of the population respectively.
Canada is known for its vast forests and mountain ranges, and the animals that reside within them, such as moose, beavers, caribou, polar bears, grizzly bears, Canada goose and the common loon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canada#Politics   (5562 words)

 'O Canada'
It is certain that 'O Canada' was performed on the evening of 24 June at a banquet at the skaters' pavilion attended by more than 500 distinguished people, including the Marquis of Lorne, governor general of Canada.
'O Canada' is a 28-bar song written as a formal march in 4/4 time and marked 'maestoso è risoluto.' The original key of G is particularly suitable for instrumental performances.
Ten years later, at the initiative of the broadcaster Ross Carlin of Orangeville, Ont, an O Canada Foundation was set up to create, record, and distribute three contemporary musical arrangements of the anthem: one in French, one in English, and a symphonic version by Eric Robertson.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=U1ARTU0002611   (2429 words)

 O Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"O Canada" joined that fray when school children sang it for the 1901 tour of Canada by the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall (later King George V and Queen Mary).
The National Anthem Act of 1980 added a religious reference to the English lyrics and the phrase "From far and wide, O Canada" to replace one of the somewhat tedious repetitions of the phrase "We stand on guard".
To help them escape from the Mounties, Kelso begins to sing "O Canada", anachronistically using the lyrics introduced in 1980 and standing by a map including Nunavut, established on April 1, 1999.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/O_Canada   (1460 words)

 O Canada - Wikipedia
Fram 18671980, "O Canada", "God Save the Queen" and "The Maple Leaf Forever" brȳceþ Canada for unþēnunglicum cynesangum, ac in þǣm 1960um forbǣrþ þæt Canadisce folc "O Canada".
O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.
O Canada, wē standaþ tō warienne for þēc.
ang.wikipedia.org /wiki/O_Canada   (340 words)

 Terra Canada Art - O' Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canada is a nation stretching from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west, occupying the northern half of the North American continent.
The majority of Canada's population is concentrated within a few hundred kilometres of this boundary, where the climate is milder compared to the harsher conditions of the more northern regions.
Canada's terrain is among the most spectacular anywhere: majestic mountain ranges, rolling prairie land, wilderness forests, arctic tundra, rain forests, lakes and rivers galore.
www.canada-art.com /cards/province/ocanada.html   (334 words)

 Canada's National Anthem - Oh Canada!
Although this first performance of "O Canada" with Routhier's French words was well received on the evening, it does not seem to have made a lasting impression at that time.
English Canada in general probably first heard "O Canada" when school children sang it when the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall (later King George V and Queen Mary) toured Canada in 1901.
It was during this Quebec period, in 1880 that Lavallée composed the music of "O Canada" for the "Congrès national des Canadiens-Français".
www.cyber-north.com /info/anthem.html   (2578 words)

 O Canada - Simple English Wikipedia
O Canada is the national anthem of Canada.
With glowing hearts we see thee rise The True North strong and free, From far and wide, O Canada, We stand on guard for thee.
O Canada, we stand on guard for thee; O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/O_Canada   (333 words)

 The Canada Page
Canada became The Dominion of Canada on July 1st, 1867.
Canada is a constitutional monarchy and a federal state with a democratic parliament.
The National Anthem for Canada is "O Canada" - proclaimed on July 1st 1980 - a century after being sung for the first time.
www.thecanadapage.org /Canadian_Facts.htm   (1011 words)

 BBC NEWS | Americas | Canadian MPs back gay marriages
Gay marriage is already legal in eight of 10 provinces and one of Canada's three territories.
Canada's opposition Conservative Party and religious groups have been lobbying against the bill.
Hundreds of foreigners, including Americans and Israelis, have gone to Canada for civil unions since gay marriage was first allowed in some provinces in 2003.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/americas/4632229.stm   (381 words)

 Canada - nationalanthems.info
"O Canada" was written in 1880 and was sung for the first time later that year at a banquet in the Pavillion des Patineurs in Quebec City.
Before the official adoption of "O Canada" in 1980, the official national anthem of Canada was "God Save the Queen", yet "O Canada" was used on an unofficial basis, as well as the patriotic song "The Maple Leaf Forever"
Canada, being a former British colony (and "O Canada" being composed not that long after independence was granted), has its anthem in the "Western hymn" style of anthem.
david.national-anthems.net /ca.htm   (367 words)

 Results in   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In my defense, any unkind words I may have uttered about our neighbor to the north were inspired by that nation's insane bilingualism, its absurd gun laws, and its public efforts to overcompensate for a sense of inferiority by unceasingly harping on its "free" healthcare.
My frustration with it is born of seeing someone of whom you are fond squandering his or her talent or running with the wrong crowd.
Canada has something like a quarter of all the fresh water in the world, and just the thought of fishing in all of it exhausts me. Two summers ago, my son and I literally wore ourselves to a frazzle catching lake trout out of Frontier Fishing Lodge on Great Slave in the Territories.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3775/is_200304/ai_n9212486   (410 words)

 AFA Issues: Homosexual Agenda - Commentary by Stephen Bennett
Tristan Emmanuel is one of Canada’s most vocal, vibrant and articulate Christians leaders, taking a stand for righteousness in a country that is quickly cracking at its foundation.
Canada has “hate" speech/crimes laws and regulations and Canadian Christians, along with other people of faith, are being vehemently persecuted for speaking out publicly against the acceptance and promotion of homosexuality within their own country.
I told him I was amazed at the persecution, as well as the real “intolerance” and bigotry in Canada, toward those who held to their biblical beliefs and convictions.
www.afa.net /homosexual_agenda/GetArticle.asp?id=266   (1639 words)

 o canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
O Canada" was proclaimed Canada's national anthem on July 1, 1980, 100 years after it was first sung...
O Canada» a été proclamé comme hymne national le 1er juillet 1980, un siècle après avoir été chanté...
O Canada" was proclaimed Canada's national anthem on July 1, 1980, one hundred years after it was first sung on June 24, 1880.
www.worldtravel-help.com /articles/6/o-canada.html   (489 words)

 Vancouver Bed and Breakfast - O Canada House Bed and Breakfast - British Columbia, Canada
'O Canada' House was the 1997 winner of the prestigious "City of Vancouver Heritage Award of Honour" for outstanding refurbishment and interior decoration in the Victorian style of Queen Anne.
The first public singing of "O Canada" took place at a luncheon meeting of the Canadian Club in Vancouver on February 9, 1910.
'O Canada' House is large enough to ensure maximum privacy and comfort in your suite, although we encourage you to enjoy the spacious main floor with its large entry hall and open staircase, an inviting front parlor with fireplace, and an elegant dining room with fireplace and individual breakfast tables.
www.ocanadahouse.com /home.html   (446 words)

 Challies Dot Com: O Canada - It's A Fact, Eh?
Canada may be unique as a nation that has two official national anthems.
To add to the strangeness, both of Canada's anthems are entitled "O Canada." Many people erroneously spell "O" as "Oh." In reality the "O" is used as a vocative to apostrophize Canada and rather than as an exclamation.
O Canada was proclaimed to be Canada's official anthem on July 1, 1980 (July 1 being Canada Day).
www.challies.com /archives/001228.php   (1223 words)

 O Canada
More than 600 collections are available, celebrating Canada's history, geography, science, technology and culture.
Blackline master maps of Canada, provinces and territories.
Printable maps of Canada and the provinces and territories.
www.edselect.com /o_canada.htm   (479 words)

 OpinionJournal - Extra
The dead were from Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, one of Canada's proudest regiments--the first to see action in both world wars and Korea.
I was raised in a military family and, after enlisting in World War II as a naval air-gunner, served as an infantry officer with the "Princess Pats" in Korea.
In the Gulf War, Canada was first to join the U.S., but the army was too ill-equipped to do anything but garrison duty.
www.opinionjournal.com /extra/?id=105001993   (884 words)

 O-I Glass and Plastics Packaging
O-I is a leading manufacturer of health care packaging and closures including tamper-evident caps and dispensing systems.
Today, O-I is the largest manufacturer of glass containers in the world, with leading positions in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and South America.
Listen to O-I executives discuss first quarter earnings during a live Webcast, and conference call on Thursday, April 27, at 8:30 a.m.
www.o-i.com   (128 words)

 O-I Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
O-I Canada - formerly known as Consumers Glass - joined the Owens-Illinois family in 2001.
This union increased O-I penetration in the North American market by adding flexibility, decorating options, and increased capacity to the U.S.-based company.
O-I Canada now manufactures glass containers for large and small beverage, beer, wine, spirits, and food customers in Canada and the United States.
www.o-i.com /partnering/glasssubsidiaries/namerica/canada.asp   (60 words)

 Boeing Blog: Randy's Journal: O (Air) Canada!
And what I find significant about the Air Canada announcement is their choice of the newest, most current members of the 777 and 787 families, including the 777-200LR, 777-300ER and the 777 Freighter.
Air Canada describes this week's announcement as a decision to "renew and modernize" its fleet.
The 787 and 777 work perfectly together, allowing Air Canada to respond to seasonal demand with two aircraft models that can fly with the same speed, range, and passenger comfort levels, while offering different seating and cargo capacities to match demand on its routes.
www.boeing.com /randy/archives/2005/04/o_air_canada.html   (408 words)

 Puts & Calls: Roger O. Cranville O, Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canada ranks second in U.S. investment abroad; in 2002 alone, a record $152 billion in new direct investment flowed into Canada from the United.
Canada has led new foreign investment in the United States in recent years, with Canadian investors spending billions to acquire or establish businesses in the United States.
Canada has been and will continue to be a top bilateral partner for this region.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/05009/438926.stm   (1091 words)

 O Canada
Everyone has a different definition of what a hero is. One of the suggested projects for the O' Canada theme in the language arts text for grade 4 has students exploring Canadian Heroes and mention the Order of Canada.
We are always trying to define Canada's identity and one of the things that we identify with is the symbols we use.
The intent of the unit is to develop an awareness of Canada as a bilingual country, and to develop understanding, appreciation and increased sensitivity to another region of Canada that has similarities and differences.
www.ecsu.ctstateu.edu /depts/edu/textbooks/canada.html   (2438 words)

 National Anthem: O Canada
Calixa Lavallée was born in Verchères, Canada East, on December 28, 1842, the son of Augustin Lavallée, a woodcutter and flsmith, who became an instrument repairman, bandleader and music teacher.
As a matter of respect and tradition, it is proper to stand for the playing of "O Canada" as well as for the anthem of any other nation.
"O Canada" and "God Save The Queen" are in the public domain and may be used without having to obtain permission from the Government.
www.pch.gc.ca /progs/cpsc-ccsp/sc-cs/anthem_e.cfm   (2878 words)

 Trafford Publishing: O Canada!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The official flag raising ceremony was conducted by the local veterans and the air cadets while people sang "O Canada!" and waved the Canadian flag proudly.
By organizing the festival for number of years, she felt the need of the festival story to be told to all Canadian children as well as children of the world.
Canada promotes peace and harmony and is a wonderful country to live.
www.trafford.com /4dcgi/robots/05-0308.html   (808 words)

 MSN Money - O Canada, can we have Alberta?
Canada's oil sands could rival Saudi Arabia's vast reserves as a source for oil.
If that works out as expected, Canada could ultimately produce as much as 25 million barrels of oil per day and leapfrog ahead of Iran, Mexico, China and Norway to become one of the world’s top three energy producers.
In Canada, the smart kids are trying to figure out how to suck bitumen out of the ground faster.
moneycentral.msn.com /content/P138885.asp#msnhp   (1536 words)

 John McDermott - O Canada& Other Inspirational
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The History of Canada : The second largest nation on earth, Canada, with...
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 Liquid cannabis | MetaFilter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Supreme Court of Canada said in a decision on Dec. 23, 2003, that Canada's laws against possessing small amounts of marijuana do not violate the Charter of Right and Freedoms and its protection of life, liberty and security of person.
A bill to change Canada's marijuana laws died in November 2003 when meetings of the Parliament were temporarily discontinued for Martin's swearing in.
I hope all of Canada is as terrified of a Harper government as we all seem to be.
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 Canada's Address :: oCanada.ca :: Canada's Portal
The word Canada is derived from the Huron Iroquois word meaning village or settlement.
Canada has grown from a confederation of British Colonies in 1867, to a vibrant modern nation today.
Lindsay Sullivan clutched a folded Canadian flag to her chest as she accepted hugs of condolence on the steps of Christ Church Cathedral.Only moments earlier, a white hearse bearing the casket of her fiance, Bombardier Myles Mansell, had left under escort by eight police motorcyclists, as well as an honour guard of white-gloved soldiers.
www.ocanada.ca   (364 words)

 O Canada - Calixa Lavallee
He was a 'Canadien Errant', or a man who had left Canada to seek greener pastures elsewhere, but returned when he realized that the green pastures he sought were in his own back yard.
By the time he returned to Canada, Lavallée had earned a well-deserved reputation as a musician and composer both in France and the United States.
He was, however, commissioned to compose 'O Canada' for the 'Congrès National des Canadiens-Français' to be performed during the St. Jean-Baptiste Day celebrations in 1880.
www3.sympatico.ca /goweezer/canada/canlavallee.htm   (830 words)

 Canada’s Commitment to Afghanistan at Registan.net
Canada’s Chief of Defense Staff General Rick Hillier has some strong words in defense of his military’s commitment to the mission in Afghanistan.
Two months later, an internal RCMP risk assessment noted that Canada was the only country left on his list that had yet to be attacked.
Hillier is already taking a lot of flak from pacifist politicians, and since Canada’s military has been eviscerated over the course of the 90s I doubt we’ll be able to contribute much to the GWOT.
www.registan.net /?p=5732   (1636 words)

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