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  Encyclopedia: Province of Canada
Canada East (French: Canada-Est) was the eastern portion of the Province of Canada.
Canada West was the western portion of the Province of Canada.
The Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada was the legislature for the Province of Canada, which consisted of the former provinces of Lower Canada, then known as Canada East and later the province of Quebec, and Upper Canada, then known as Canada West and later the province of Ontario.
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 Provinces and territories of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canada is a federation of ten provinces which, together with three territories, comprise the world's second largest country.
In most provinces, the single house of the legislature is known as the Legislative Assembly except in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador, where it is called the House of Assembly, and Quebec where it is called the National Assembly.
They include all of mainland Canada north of latitude 60° north and west of Hudson Bay, as well as essentially all islands north of the Canadian mainland (from those in James Bay to the Arctic Archipelago) that are not politically part of Greenland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Provinces_of_Canada   (947 words)

 Quebec, province, Canada. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Tourism is important throughout the province during the summer season, and in the winter the Laurentian Mts.
Although the rebellion was crushed, the disturbances in Upper and Lower Canada caused the British to send the Earl of Durham (see Durham, John George Lambton, 1st earl of) to study conditions in the British North American colonies.
With the formation of the confederation of Canada in 1867, Canada East became the province of Quebec.
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 Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canada is the second largest country in the world in terms of 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 the reigning Monarch, currently Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and commonly referred to as the Queen of Canada.
Canada is known for its vast forests and mountain ranges (including the Rocky Mountains) and the animals that reside within them, such as moose, caribou, beavers, polar bears, grizzly bears, and the common loon.
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 MSN Encarta - Search View - Ontario (province, Canada)
Ontario is the second largest of Canada’s ten provinces in area and the largest in terms of population.
Fifty-four percent of immigrants settled in the province in 1998.
The lieutenant governor is the representative of the British monarch in the province, and he or she signs bills into law, has ceremonial duties, and reads the Speech from the Throne—the government’s agenda—at the beginning of each legislative session.
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 Info and facts on 'Province of Canada'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Note: for information about Canada (A nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada) 's present-day provinces, see Provinces of Canada (additional info and facts about Provinces of Canada).
The Province of Canada was a British colony in North America, created by the fusion of the Canadas (A nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada) into one province by the Act of Union (1840) (additional info and facts about Act of Union (1840)).
The Province of Canada then redivided into the provinces of Ontario (A prosperous and industrialized province in central Canada) and Quebec (The largest province of Canada; a French colony from 1663 to 1759 when it was lost to the British) providing each linguistic group with its own province.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/province_of_canada.htm   (410 words)

Prior to its adoption, Canada did not have a national flag and the red ensign, a British maritime flag, was in general use as the flag of Canada.
Canada's emblems are the maple leaf and the beaver.
Canada is the second largest country in the world with a population of 30,007,094 (according to census 2001).
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 Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This measure substantially increased the population of Canada west of the Ottawa River during this period, a fact recognized by the Constitutional Act of 1791, which split Quebec into The Canadas: Upper Canada west of the Ottawa River, and Lower Canada east of it.
The Province of Canada was divided at this point into Ontario and Quebec so that each linguistic group would have its own province.
In 1849, the districts of southern Ontario were abolished by the Province of Canada and county governments took over certain municipal responsibilities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ontario   (2580 words)

 MSN Encarta - Ontario (province, Canada)
Toronto, on Lake Ontario, is the province’s capital and Canada’s most populous city.
Modern Ontario has its roots in the British colony of Upper Canada, which was created from the British province of Québec by the Constitutional Act of 1791.
It is bordered by the province of Québec in the east and the province of Manitoba in the west.
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 Province of Canada
The Province of Canada was a British colony in North America, created by the fusion of the Canadas into one province by the Act of Union (1840).
The former Lower Canada became known as Canada East and Upper Canada as Canada West.
The Province of Canada ceased to exist upon Confederation, when it joined with the colonies of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia to form the Dominion of Canada.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/province_of_canada.html   (212 words)

 Canada's Richest Poor Province
While Newfoundland and Labrador is often thought of by the rest of Canada as the Country’s newest and poorest province, it is also the oldest settlement in Canada and may just be its richest.
Currently the province is experiencing financial growth due to its oil production and a recently negotiated deal with the federal government allowing it to retain a reasonable portion of revenues from the offshore, however this alone will not be enough to turn the tide.
The province has great diversity in its native culture which includes Innu, Metis, Micmac and Eskimo residents, along with its European heritage in the form of its Irish, Scottish, British and French cultures.
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 The 9 Province Flag (Canada)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the last decades of the 19th century the official flag of Canada, on land, was the Union Jack.
The badge on the flag used by Canadian government vessels was a shield, derived from the Great Seal of Canada, which combined the arms of the four original provinces, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
In 1870 when Manitoba became the fifth Canadian province it was, unlike the other provinces, not represented on the flag.
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Canada is a country composed of 10 provinces and 3 territories.
Alberta is a province that is on the rise in Canada.
In this province they are able to live their lives the way that they always have in the past without much fear of other people changing their way of life.
www.seandonovan.ca /canada.htm   (1213 words)

 ★ Canada and Canadian Cities Web Site: Travel, Population
Canada is well known for its stunning natural beauty and Canadian hockey, but is also famous for its cosmopolitan multicultural cities and high quality of life.
Canada is known for other things like Canada maple syrup, Canada ice wine, cleanliness, communication industry, Canadian Fishing and hunting natural resources.
The flag of Canada is red and white, with red leaf in the center of Canadian Flag.
www.canada-city.ca   (434 words)

 WWW Virtual Library: Museums in Canada
The Langley Centennial Museum is one of the oldest community museums in the province of British Colu...
Canada's largest museum of science and technology is one of the most popular attractions in Ottawa a...
The Law Society of Upper Canada was founded in 1797 and is one of the oldest professional organizati...
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 Quebec, Canada ..... the Belle Province
Bordered by Ontario at the west, New Brunswick and Labrador on the east and by the United States to the south; Quebec is the largest of Canada's provinces by land mass and second in population.
The province is almost entirely surrounded by water: by Hudson Strait to the north, the St. Lawrence River and Gulf to the south, and James Bay and Hudsons Bay to the west.
Subesquently, in 1867 the Province of Canada joined with Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick to form the Dominion of Canada maintaining Ottawa as the capital city.
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 Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The students will be able to identify all provinces in Canada and their capitals.
The fifth day will be used for the students to present their province to the class.
A maritime province is a province that borders a sea.
www.students.dsu.edu /jacquesj/canada.htm   (606 words)

 Canada - Quebec Province
Québec is Canada’s largest province and it is located on the northeast section of North America.
It has some wonderful maps of the province and it includes five excellent itineraries for various areas within the Québec province.
This brochure is just a quick overview of some of the cool things you can find in Québec province during the winter season, including skiing and sugaring (maple sugar harvesting).
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 Province of Canada
One of four provinces in the Anglican Church of Canada, the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada was founded in 1860, and thus predates the national structure by three decades.
Created by Royal Letters Patent, with authority to meet in Synod and to enact canonical legislation, the Province of Canada pre-dates the formation of the Anglican Church of Canada.
As a province within the national Anglican Church of Canada, we are analogous to the provinces of Canterbury or York in England, or the several provinces within the Episcopal Church USA.
www.province-canada.anglican.org   (216 words)

Having arrived in Canada in 1841, the Oblates presently form one of the most important communities of men in the country.
The Oblates in Canada are organized into three sections known as Oblate Provinces.
Saint Eugene de Mazenod was born in 1782 in Aix-en-Provence, France, on the verge of the French Revolution.
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 AllRefer.com - Quebec, province, Canada : Geography, Canada (Canadian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Quebec city and Trois RiviEres are on the north bank of the river, and Montreal, the leading industrial center of Canada, occupies an island where the Ottawa River joins the St. Lawrence.
Another industrial center is the region of JonquiEre and Chicoutimi, on the Saguenay River north of Quebec city.
Quebec has vast waterpower resources : Hydro-Quebec is the largest producer of electricity in Canada.
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 Cyndi's List - Canada - British Columbia
The Archives of the Diocese of New Westminster are located at the Vancouver School of Theology, together with the Archives of the Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia, Vancouver School of Theology, and the B.C. Conference of the United Church of Canada.
This list explores the 'British' character of Canada and is for anyone with a genealogical, cultural or historical interest in those persons who emigrated to North America during the period of British influence.
Since Alberta and Saskatchewan both became provinces of Canada in 1905 (one year after the general election) the electoral atlas differs greatly in relation to these two provinces..
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 USATODAY.com - Nova Scotians vote against Sunday shopping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Opponents, campaigning under the slogan "Dare to be Different," said the province's laid-back character was at stake.
They argued the province should take a stand against the tide of materialism they see as sweeping North America.
The tiny Atlantic Canada province of Prince Edward Island limits Sunday shopping to the pre-Christmas season, but Nova Scotia is the only province in Canada to have a year-round Sunday ban that affects most retail outlets.
www.usatoday.com /news/offbeat/2004-10-17-nova-scotia-shopping_x.htm   (437 words)

 The 1998 Canadian Encyclopedia: Province of Canada, 1841-67@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This union of the former provinces of UPPER CANADA and LOWER
CANADA stemmed from the DURHAM REPORT of 1839, after an
Lord DURHAM proposed a united province to develop a
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 Ontario, province, Canada
Predictors of the prevalence of alcohol use and related problems among Francophones and Anglophones in the province of Ontario, Canada.
Ontario's decision time: despite the successful restart of Bruce A's units 4 and 3, all is not well in Ontario, Canada's most populous province.
Navistar: International's Heavy Truck Plant to Remain in Chatham; Participation By Government of Canada and Province of Ontario, Coupled With New CAW Contract Key To Preserving Jobs In Canada.
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 Vive le Canada - Province again plans to sell our licence info
As early as this week, barring a miracle, the parking lot company we all love so very very much will be buying your particulars from the province if you overstay at one of their lots for even a minute too long and get one of their pay-up-or-we'll-pester-you so-called tickets.
Right there, the province could have done the right thing and accept the recommendation of an all-party committee of MLAs who suggest private information not be sold to parking lot companies.
Figured they'd at least wait until the middle of summer to ink the deal, when the average attention span is at its shortest.
www.vivelecanada.ca /article.php/20050703102708150   (586 words)

 Province of Canada - Canons
Acts of the Legislature of the Province of Canada in 1857 and 1858 and Acts of the Parliament of Canada in 1870 and 1871 authorizing the creation of the Provincial Synod and its extension to Nova Scotia and New Brunswick;
Canon I - The Ecclesiastical Province of Canada and its Dioceses
While every effort has been made to ensure that these texts are accurate, in the event of any discrepancy between this version and the official printed version, the latter shall prevail.
www.province-canada.anglican.org /canons/index.shtml   (214 words)

 Genealogy Resources on the Internet - WWW/Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There are links to pages of information on Canada as a whole, plus each province in Canada has its own web page.
Pier 21 was the main gateway into Canada for immigration between the years 1928-1971.
Perry Snow's description of his book: "100,000 British children were sent to Canada from 1880-1930 by British childcare organizations, this is a book about the organizations motives and a personal story of how our family picked up the pieces." The book is available for sale.
www-personal.umich.edu /~cgaunt/canada.html   (1642 words)

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