History of Canada

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Canada is the second largest country in the world with the fourth lowest population density in the world. It is the land of the maple leaf, moose and beaver. Got questions? Place them here and a "Canuck" may even answer.


"First Nations" is a term used in Canada to refer to the remainingnative populations, those called "Native Americans" in the US. Theywere actually also the first people to come and settle here. "firstNations" The term "First Nations" is used because these people are nowtreated as members of ...
Actually, i lived in Canada before, they don't need to consider itfor the next 200 years, because no one wants to move and livepermanently in Canada, no offense; Canada is beautiful and no onehates the country, but think about it, the snow, the cold, no onecan take it for the rest of their life. I...
Baffin Island, Labrador, Newfoundland.
All the islands in Hudson bay, James bay and Ungava bay arebelonging to nunavut.
From October 10, 1911 to July 10,1920 Sir Robert Borden has beenworking as a Prime Minister of Canada.
According to United Nations figures, 53 Canadians were killed during peacekeeping operations as part of UNEF 1, the Suez Canal operation of 1956-1957. This was the bulk of the 100 fatalities of that mission.
He definetly did! He won his second election by 119 to 1. And had 930 followers on the night of his second election who brought him back to his home and brought him to work the next day by sleigh. He had lots and lots of followers or supporters.
he was born in 1922.
no he is dead he isn't alive
The provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Québec and Ontario entered Confederation at the same moment in time on July 1, 1867. None has priority in time over any of the others.
Mr Clark's government was defeated in a vote of "non confidence" in Canada's House of Commons. His party was defeated at the polls in the ensuing general election.
The 1920's was a rebound from WWI with many hopes for the future.People were making more money than they were before and hadconfidence that the good times would continue. They spent money andthat helped grow the economy. The 1930's showed people once again that the economy is notcontrolled by their...
Whatever everyone else does for fun. Use the Internet, Watch TV,Read, play outside, etc. Just because they're further up Northdoesn't mean that they're in the middle of nowhere. The people wholive in Nunavut are regular people too you know.
they were onrails between places ;)
many of the European countries assumed that the war would be short, a few weeks, etc. since all of the wars for 50 years had been that short...
On December 24, 1814, the members of the British and Americannegotiating teams signed and affixed their individual seals to thedocument. This did not itself end the war: that required formalratification by their governments, which came in February 1815. Thetreaty released all prisoners and restored...
649,950 square kilometres (250,900 sq mi)
i was born eight years later!!
It depends on the economy. Ours is not based on gold or anything real, it is all perception. As a result how the public perceives the economy is key to it's health, key to it being accepted and supported. If people, the public lose confidence, see it as something based on perception, they will limit...
William Lyon Mackenzie doesn't like anything anymore. He died over 100 years ago, on August 28, 1861.
Surname (not first name) has a English origin and background Dustin originates from an English surname, which is derived from aNorman personal name, which is probably derived from the Old NorseÞorsteinn (Torsten). This Old Norse name is composed of elementsmeaning "Thor" and "stone". In ancient...
The British North America Act (BNA Act) was the legislation, passed by the British Parliament, which created Canada on July 1, 1867. Canada was the very first country to be created by legislation.
as of June 2007 the premier of PEI is Robert Ghiz. before that it was Pat Binns
None. He provided his own ship and supplies.
The large part of this stretch of sea is known as Hudson Bay. Thesmaller part extending southwards is James Bay.
Struggling for survival. Other jobs: fishing, hunting, helpingothers. Its Alaska
Canada was created by legislation (the British North America Act ) which came into effect on July 1, 1867. The provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the pre-Confederation Province of Canada all joined at the same point in time. Also at that same point in time, the Province of Canada was...
THE PRIME MINISTER (this is by a 12 year old)
Mary Ann Shadd Cary died on June 5,1893 in Washington, DC where she moved after relocating from Canada once her husband died. It is persummed she died from cancer
Unemployment, Poverty, prejudiced treatment by white people around them, under payment for work done, a justice system that was slanted against them and an education system that deliberately made it hard for them.and lots died and were ki lled
The Canadian Constitution is a product of Trudeau and the Liberal Party. He, effectively, wrote it and included all provisions he wanted. A better question might be what changes did he make or accept. The answer to that is very few. Canadians, particularly those outside of Quebec and Ontario, were...
Any search engine would provide the answer to this question simply by inputting the words Klondike and gold. The Klondike Gold Rush took place in (should anyone be surprised?) The Klondike, which is in Yukon, Canada.
Confederation began on July 1, 1867, and is continuing to this day. Canada has experienced several governments since the beginning of Confederation.
The majority of the Cree Native Americans live north and west ofLake Superior. Most live in Canada in Ontario, Manitoba,Saskatchewan, and Alberta.
Born into a family of mariners, "The Father of New France" wasindeed a geographer- and so much more. Founder of New France andQuebec City in 1608, this famous Frenchman was a navigator,cartographer, draftsman, ethnologist, soldier, explorer, diplomantand chronicler. He is solely responsible for...
Canada, as we know it today, did not exist as a political entity when Jacques Cartier explored the Gulf of St Lawrence in 1534.
Minorities were expected to live by the will of national or provincial minorities. There would be an attempt to assimilate aboriginal people into the dominant Canadian culture
Pierre Elliott Trudeau was Canada's 15th prime minister, serving from April 20, 1968 to June 4, 1979, and again from March 3, 1980 to June 30, 1984. Trudeau was defeated by Conservative Joe Clark in the 1979 election and served as Leader of the Official Opposition from June 4, 1979 to March 2, 1980....
They didn't trade with MONEY, neither in Currency bank notes orcoins. They were bartering. Exchanging commodities. Be sure, wetalk about those years, before Columbus discovered America.
Alberta's oil sands has proven reserves of about 168 billionbarrels; the third-largest proven crude oil reserve in the world,after Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.
Workers were discontent with the poor working conditions.Newspapers called strike a "Revolution". The Strikers demonstratedin the streets and attacked a streetcar. The mayor read about theriot act - ordered RNWMP (Royal North Western Mountie Police) toenact upon it - RNWMP fired shots at strikers...
In 1980, mining was discontinued at Ungava Bay. Although the ironore mined there was of a high grade, cheap transportation was notpossible.
Canada's first prime minister, John A. Macdonald, was a chronic alcoholic. On many occasions, Macdonald's alcoholism interfered with the affairs of state. Often, when a crisis arose, Macdonald would go off on a drinking bender and be incapable of giving coherent directions, let alone competent...
John Graves Simcoe and Elizibeth Posthuman Simcoe had 11 children when they married. The two simcoes had eight daughters and three boys in total. When Elizibeth finally finished her last daughter, she longed for a male child, which would become an heir to the family after John Graves Simcoe died....
Labrador was and is a part of Newfoundland, and joined Confederation as a part of Newfoundland on March 31, 1949.
Ville-Émard, the neighbourhood located in the Southwest Borough of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Well funny you should mention that, the native Indians actually named Canada, it was actually Kannada which means "village" however the European explorers didn't understand what was being said and they mistook Kannada as Canada. An well now you know the rest of the story.
To help when a person is threatening or vandilism and the northwest mounted police cap up the person whose doing that
No records remain about the number of Germans who died in theattack on Juno Beach in June of 1944. About 360 Canadian andBritish soldiers died at the attack.
The name Leif Ericson refers to more than one individual. Read the below and follow through with the link provided. For the source and more detailed information concerning your request, click on the related links section (Wikipedia) indicated directly below this answer section.
President Nixon did a couple of things that gave the appearancethat he was expanding the Vietnam War rather than trying to getAmerica out of it. One of those things was to invade Cambodia, theother was to bomb Laos.
Sir Mackenzie Bowell was the 5th Prime Minister of Canada from 1894 December 21 to 1896 April 27 .
Louis Riel did not kill Thomas Scott. --------------------------------- Riel's government had Scott tried for defying the governments authority. Five of the seven members of the court, lead by Lieutenant A. Lapine, voted for the execution. Another government, from far away, representing...
Pierre Trudeau was a member of the Liberal Party of Canada, of which he was leader from 1968-1984. *Important Note* Contrary to many general rumours and misrepresented material, Pierre Trudeau was never a member of the NDP nor its predecessor the CCF. He did sympathize with the party (especially...
She sure did Iwill vote for her
The confederation hapened on the first of July,1867.
Pierre Elliot Trudeau was the prime minister of Canada in 1972. Trudeau served as prime minister from 1968 April 20 to 1979 June 4. After a brief interruption by Joe Clark's Tories, Trudeau served again from 1980 March 3 until his retirement on 1984 June 30.
NOTE: Louis Riel did not kill Thomas Scott. On February 18, Major Charles Boulton and his men, passing near the Fort, were arrested by Riel's men, 48 were captured, including Thomas Scott. Major Boulton was tried and sentenced to death, but the sentence was never carried out. After causing...
The capital of British Columbia is Victoria, which is on Vancouver Island. The Capital of Prince Edward Island, Canada's island province, is Charlottetown. The capital of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador is St John's, which is on the Isle of Newfoundland.
People in the Yukon and Northwest Territories hunt vicious rabbits. It is said that these creatures kill 0-0 people a year and a useless thing to hunt. People up north are pretty dumb sometimes.
He was searching for new lands to colonize.
As of March 2013, she is not dead.
Newfoundland joined confederation on March 31, 1949
One would be that because Quebec had very good farmland, they would be able to give good crops.
It affected Canada because the Yukon Territories and British Colombia were created. Only a few minors became rich, others found a few gold and returned home, and some stayed in the Klondike in order to run businesses.
Yukon's western boundary is the westernmost part of Canada.
It was important because before the strike there was no such thing as a minimum wage and people were getting paid very little and couldn't afford anything. If someone complained they would just fire the person and hire someone else. Because of the strike people have to be paid fairly and many...
Brian Mulroney bailed out because he knew his political goose was cooked.
It has often been said that Canada's history is all about geography.
Women were given the right to vote in Saskatchewan on 1916 March 14 with the passing of the Act to amend the Saskatchewan Election Act, S.S. 1917, c. 5.
Canada is located in the North Western hemisphere. It continent is North America. relative location - arctic ocean is north of Canada, Atlantic east of Canada, United States South of Canada and Pacific ocean West of Canada.
Inuit invented dogsledding, kayaks, toggle-head harpoons withfloatlines, parkas, snow goggles, fully waterproof clothing,mukluks, igloos, sleeping bags.
Capital punishment has ended in most civilized countries. Previously eye witness and fingerprint evaluation provided the basis for most capital punishment. After DNA evidence became available, it showed that many people facing death were actually innocent. For years the government had been executing...
Watson Lake Yukon is known for its 1300 signposts
The main allies of the US in World War 1 were Britain, France, andCanada. Mexico refused to join because of tensions over the USoccupation of Veracruz, Mexico.
Yukon's Mount Logan is 5,959 metres (19,551 feet) high, making it the highest mountain in Canada and second only to Alaska's Mount McKinley in all of North America.
Joliet thought Marquette lacked tact and cleanliness. In the canoe, he often sat as far away from Marquette, as possible. He had hopes that one day a mall would be named after him, because Joiet felt he had way more fashion sense than Marquette. Low and behold, there is a Louis Joliet Mall in Joliet...
He signed the Royal Proclamation, the Proclamation was to give the British Canada in the Revolutionary War or the French and Indian war.