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  Provinces and territories of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Provincial and territorial legislatures are unicameral, having no second chamber equivalent to the Canadian Senate.
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.
He cited their importance to the country as a whole and the ongoing need to assert sovereignty in the Arctic, particularly as global warming could make that region more open to exploitation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_province   (855 words)

 Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro - Diaz: Let's have a new provincial jail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The provincial jail is located on corner Antonio Luna and Corrales St., right in the heart of the City of Cagayan de Oro.
Provincial officials have realized that the existing provincial jail have to be relocated in an area where inmates be afforded better amenities.
For instance, the new provincial jail building should be designed were movements of all inmates are observable at the outside.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/cag/2003/05/07/oped/cris.diaz.html   (763 words)

Its proper sphere is ecclesiastical discipline; to correct abuses, to watch over the observance of laws, especially the reform laws of the Council of Trent; to promote the Christian life of the clergy and people, to settle disputes, to decide minor differences between bishops, to adopt measures and make suitable regulations for all these objects.
The decrees of the provincial councils are binding on the whole province; each bishop, however, may prudently grant dispensations in his own diocese, as he is the legislator; but he may not abrogate the decrees of the Council.
In any case, the decrees of every provincial council must be revised; Sixtus V (1587) so ordered, and the revision was entrusted to the Sacred Congregation of the Council; but in virtue of the Constitution "Sapienti" of Pius X (29 June, 1908) the duty now devolves on the Sacred Congregation of the Consistory.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12515a.htm   (1136 words)

 Sub-provincial city Information - TextSheet.com
The mayor of a sub-provincial city is equal in status to a vice-governor of a province.
Its name is opposed to that of a municipality, which is also known as "provincial city" (省级市).
The original 16 sub-provincial cities were created in on February 25, 1994 by the Central Organization Committee out of prefecture-level cities.
www.medbuster.com /encyclopedia/s/su/sub_provincial_city_1.html   (175 words)

The old orders had no provincial superiors; even when the monasteries were united to form congregations, the arch-abbot of each congregation was in the position of a superior general whose powers were limited to particular cases, almost like the powers of an archbishop over the dioceses of his suffragans.
Provincials are found in the congregations of comparatively recent formation, which began with the mendicant orders.
The provincial is ordinarily appointed by the provincial chapter, subject to confirmation by the general chapter: in the Society of Jesus; he is appointed by the general.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12514b.htm   (454 words)

 Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He fought for provincial rights, weakening the power of the federal government in provincial matters, usually through well-argued appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
Prohibition came to an end in 1927 with the establishment of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario by the government of George Howard Ferguson.
Following the Westminster system, the leader of the party currently holding the most seats in the assembly is known as the "Premier and President of the Council" (Executive Council Act R.S.O. The Premier chooses the cabinet or Executive Council whose members are deemed "ministers of the Crown".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ontario   (2210 words)

 Provincial Flags (Thailand)
I thought before discovering the MOI website that the provincial flags in Thailand were white and fl badges on the national flag, as shown in Pascal Gross's Atlas Geographique Mondial and (only for Nonthaburi) in Znamierowski 1999 [p.
The old provincial flags were with emblem in center, but as far I know multicoloured instead [of] fl and white.
If I don't remember wrong the provincial emblems (fl and white) were found in a thai book or magazine and photocopied, but photocopy quality is decreased after several copies and the copy I have has very bad quality.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/th-.html   (1009 words)

 Carmelite Provincial Chronicle: 1980-1989   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Provincial Chapter is the first open Chapter with all permanently professed members of the Province eligible to participate.
The Provincial Chapter approves the establishment of a Provincial Hispanic Commission.
A new Provincial Shield is adopted, which includes the Peruvian Llama, the American Eagle and the Canadian Mapleleaf.
carmelnet.org /sword/v60/History/chronicle/c1980/c1980.htm   (1758 words)

 Pakistanlawyer.com - [Chapter 2: Provincial Assemblies] of [Part IV: Provinces]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A Provincial Assembly shall, unless sooner dissolved, continue for a term of five years from the day of its first meeting and shall stand dissolved at the expiration of its term.
All revenues received by the Provincial Government, all loans raised by that Government, and all moneys received by it in repayment of any loan, shall form part of a consolidated fund, to be known as the Provincial Consolidated Fund.
The Provincial Government shall, in respect of every financial year, cause to be laid before the Provincial Assembly a statement of the estimated receipts and expenditure of the Provincial Government for that year, in this Chapter referred to as the Annual Budget Statement.
www.pakistanlawyer.com /constitution/part4_ch2.html   (1934 words)

 Provincial Court of British Columbia | Home
The Provincial Court is the first level of court in British Columbia.
Effecitve September 1, 2005, Provincial Court civil jurisdiction increases the monetary limit of disputes from $10,000 to $25,000
The Provincial Court has maintained a tradition of 5 year terms for Chief Judges, believing that the change is invigorating for the Court, and thus beneficial to the public.
www.provincialcourt.bc.ca   (389 words)

 Ontario Provincial Championships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 1999 Ontario Provincial Championships have been scheduled for the weekend of February 5-7 1999 in Mississauga for the Senior AAA division.
The 1998 Ontario Provincial Championships have been scheduled for the weekend of February 6-8 1998 for the Senior AAA division.
The Mississauga Chiefs won the 1995 Ontario Senior AA Provincial Championship and went on to represent Ontario at the Canadian National Championship which was held in Sommerside, PEI.
www.whockey.com /prov/on/provincials   (1070 words)

 Great Plains: Federal & Provincial Policies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The vision of the future of agriculture presently shared by both the federal and provincial governments is one that is more responsive to the market; which exhibits greater self-reliance; which recognizes regional diversity; and which provides increased environmental sustainability (the four pillars of reform)
On the other hand, provincial programs can be expected to relate particularly to the concerns of local constituents.
One illustration of an area where the federal and provincial governments have separate policies is that of farm credit.
www.iisd.org /agri/GPpolicy.htm   (1005 words)

             (c)  "waterway provincial park" means an area of the province designated as a provincial park for the management of a river or a portion of a river together with adjacent land for outdoor recreational purposes or natural and cultural heritage values.
Gazette constitute an area within the province as a provincial park within the meaning of this Act and may by order increase or decrease the area of a provincial park.
The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may appoint the boards or committees that he or she thinks necessary to help and advise the minister in the control and management of provincial parks and may appoint different boards or committees for different provincial parks.
www.hoa.gov.nl.ca /hoa/statutes/p32.htm   (898 words)

 Ministry of Provincial Development reorganised - Fiji Government Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Ministry of Regional Development has been renamed as the Ministry of Provincial Development as of the first of January this year to reflect the shift in the administration and coordination of planning and development from the district to the Province.
The Provincial administrator is to ensure that development programmes are implemented in a meaningful and sustainable manner within the Province in close consultation with other agencies of Government, Non-Government Organizations and the general public.
For example, the provincial administrator Rewa will now direct funding and development efforts to the villages and settlement in Rewa only as opposed to his previous role as the district Officer Nausori when he looked after the whole of Rewa together with villages and settlements in Tailevu South and lower Naitasiri.
www.fiji.gov.fj /cgi-bin/cms/exec/view.cgi/48/3923   (332 words)

 Business Wire: NDS and Sichuan Provincial Network Launch Digit... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Capitalizing on the digital infrastructure, Sichuan Provincial Network is launching a wide-scale deployment of subscription and interactive TV, and is now offering Sichuan Cable TV digital viewers Sichuan Provincial Network interactive stock information service, CCTV Sports Interactive World Cup 2002 coverage and Chinese-language interactive program guide.
NDS is honored to have been selected by Sichuan Provincial Network as their technology partner for the digital cable TV infrastructure, and as a partner to CCTV and Sichuan Provincial Network to co-develop their interactive TV applications."
The Sichuan Provincial Network simplified Chinese-language interactive stock information service provides real-time data of the A and B shares traded on the Shenzhen and Shanghai stock exchanges.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:87385468&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (916 words)

 [Chapter 3: The Provincial Governments] of [Part IV: Provinces]
The executive authority of the Province shall vest in the Governor and shall be excercised by him, either directly or though officers subordinate to him, in accordance with the Constitution.
(3) A Provincial Minister may, by writing under his hand addressed to the Governor, resign his office or may be removed from office by the Governor on the advice of the Chief Minister.
On the recommendation of the Provincial Government, the Provincial Assembly may by law confer functions upon officers or authorities subor- dinate to the Provincial Government.
www.pakistani.org /pakistan/constitution/part4.ch3.html   (987 words)

 Provincial parks
Presqu’ile Provincial Park (southwest of Trenton on Lake Ontario) is holding several spring bird watching events.
Rondeau Provincial Park (east of Chatham on Lake Erie) hosts a number of popular events geared to the spring migration of waterfowl and songbirds.
While many provincial parks are open year-round for hiking, others don’t open until the second or third week of May. Sleeping Giant Provincial Park (near Thunder Bay on Lake Superior) opens May 8 this year.
www.angelfire.com /la/outdoorspot/page59.html   (712 words)

 Electronic Commerce in Canada - Provincial / Territorial Legislation
In addition, harmonization will create a more consistent set of rules with regard to the protection of personal information, covering all businesses and organizations and across all sectors, including those sectors such as health which are largely subject to the legislative or regulatory authority of provinces/territories.
Organizations subject to provincial or territorial laws that have been deemed substantially similar to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), will be exempt from the federal Act for all intra-provincial collections, uses or disclosures of personal information.
The Process for the Determination of "Substantially Similar" Provincial Legislation by the Governor in Council was published in the Canada Gazette on August 3, 2002.
e-com.ic.gc.ca /epic/internet/inecic-ceac.nsf/en/h_gv00205e.html   (328 words)

 Provincial Executive
The members of this body are chosen by the Provincial Council from among its own members and serve for a period of four years.
The many responsibilities borne by the Provincial Executive are delegated to its members, each of whom is charged with a special task or portfolio.
Many laws stipulate that the Provincial Executive should serve as an organ of appeal for citizens who disagree with decisions taken by local authorities on such marters as social security or alcoholic drinks and catering legislation.
www.limburg.nl /en/html/algemeen/provincialcouncil/provincialexecutive/provincialexecutive.asp   (323 words)

 Manitoba Real Estate Association - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
While the Canadian Edition concentrates on nationally accepted terms, processes, and procedures, its provincial counterpart consists of fourteen sections covering major real estate topics that relate specifically to the Province of Manitoba; e.g., legislation, practices, and requirements, which directly and indirectly impact the trading of real estate in Manitoba.
This provincial encyclopedia is designed as a systematic summary of knowledge and significant facts relating to the performance of various real estate salesperson and broker duties.
The Manitoba Real Estate Association is one of several provinces now adopting this unique national provincial reference system as the foundation for all salesperson and broker licensing programs.
www.realestatemanitoba.com /encyclopedia_text.htm   (426 words)

 British Columbia: Vancouver -- Provincial Parks
Open all year round, Kilby Provincial Park is a Fraser Valley jewel.
The 3508 hectare Mount Seymour Provincial Park is located 30 minutes northeast of downtown Vancouver.
The Stein Valley Nlaka'pamux Heritage Park is jointly managed by the provincial government and the Lytton Indian Band.
www.bcadventure.com /adventure/explore/vancouver/parks   (1320 words)

 Bylaws of the American Psychological Association - Article XIII: State and Provincial Psychological Associations
A State and Provincial Psychological Association may, upon vote of Council, be affiliated with the American Psychological Association, provided that ten or more of its members are Members of the American Psychological Association.
The term State and Provincial Association, as used in these Bylaws, shall mean a State and Provincial Association affiliated with the Association.
In matters of mutual concern to the State and Provincial Associations and the Association, it shall be the responsibility of the American Psychological Association to encourage and assist the State/Provincial Association in taking responsible action and, when advisable, to formulate standards of uniform practice that will guide the State and Provincial Associations.
www.apa.org /governance/bylaws/art13.html   (383 words)

 Graduation Program Exams - Grade 10 Science Exam Specifications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The provincial examination will represent 20% of the student's final letter grade and the classroom mark will represent 80%.
It is expected that there will be a difference between school marks and provincial examination marks for individual students.
School assessment measures performance on all curricular outcomes, whereas provincial examinations may only evaluate performance on a sample of these outcomes.
www.bced.gov.bc.ca /exams/specs/grade10/science/welcome.htm   (309 words)

 Mount Robson Provincial Park on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Robson (12,972 ft/3,954 m high), in the park, is the highest peak in the Canadian Rocky Mts.
Environmental change in Garibaldi Provincial Park, Southern Coast Mountains, British Columbia.
BRITISH COLUMBIA MELP: Campfire ban for Mount Robson Provincial park.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/M/MtR1obson.asp   (216 words)

 SUCCESSFUL PROVINCIAL GENERAL COUNCIL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The PGC was opened by the Provincial Chairperson Mbhazima Shilowa who made a political assessment of the outcome of elections and outlined the tasks facing the ANC in Gauteng over the next 5 to 10 years.
The Conference process is both an organization-wide learning process and an opportunity to collectively clarify the political, ideological, organizational and governance tasks facing the movement in the wards, in municipalities, in the province, in the country, in the continent and indeed in the entire world.
All our structures in the provinces will now be focusing their undivided attention on the implementation of the Plan of Action for the next six months so that we use the Conference process to raise the quality and profile of the organization in our wards, regions and in the entire province.
www.anc.org.za /ancdocs/pr/2004/pr0613.html   (1493 words)

 Gauteng Provincial Government
Gauteng Health Department presents the departmental annual report to the provincial health portfolio committee at the Gauteng Legislature.
Water Affairs and Forestry Minister Buyelwa Sonjica has praised the Gauteng provincial government for their work in ensuring over two million people in the province who lived in formerly unserved households received basic water and sanitation.
The Minister said despite challenges faced by the provincial government, Gauteng residents enjoyed a high level of services with regards to water and sanitation.
www.gpg.gov.za   (849 words)

 Graduation Program Exams - Grade 10 Principles of Math Exam Specifications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Principles of Mathematics 10 curriculum was not developed specifically with a provincial examination in mind.
The curriculum as taught will be considerably broader than the learning outcomes that will be examined provincially.
There is also a copy of the Formulae Sheet, which will be included as a reference for students at the back of each Principles of Mathematics 10 provincial examination.
www.bced.gov.bc.ca /exams/specs/grade10/pma/welcome.htm   (332 words)

 TamilNet: 17.10.03 NE provincial level science-math competition held
The North East Provincial Department of Education held the first provincial level Science-Mathematics Quiz Competition for Grade 11 year students who have excelled in zonal level competitions.
The winners of twenty-four zonal level competitions participated at the provincial level competition held Wednesday in Trincomalee Sri Shanmuga Hindu Ladies College hall, sources said.
Provincial Education Ministry Secretary Mr.R.Thiagalingam, participating as the chief guest, said the standard of science and mathematics education in the northeast province has gone down considerably due to shortage of teachers for these subjects.
www.tamilnet.com /art.html?artid=10150&catid=13   (291 words)

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