Juneau, Alaska is the closest US capital to Canada, a total of about 60 kilometers or just over 37 miles from Juneau to British Columbia.
3.2 % in 2009.
Government revenue attributable to tourism in 2009: $19, 157 m
Government revenue in 2009: $585,799 m
Data from Stats Canada.
Freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, freedom of association, and property rights, just to name a few.
While Canada is not perfect by any stretch of the imagination, Human Rights are pretty much protected here. We do have Freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, freedom of association, and property rights. You aren't jailed for speaking your mind or believing any particular faith. You can own property (which is not a human right by the way). Canada is protected by its Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Plus we have Toques and Poutine, eh.
Compared to most countries Canada does not ignore any Human Rights but we do have many on going Human Rights issues, hence the various answers.
Freedom of Speech is one. We do have significant censorship but we also have many language laws and they create Human Right problems. The Federal Government, Canada, is Bilingual. A compromise was taken by the British in the 1700's to address issues with what was at the time a large population of French, large enough to be a majority in some areas of North America controlled by the British. That compromise allowed the use of the French language, giving it official status, and eventually making Canada officially bilingual.
Today French speaking people are a small minority outside of the area that was the original colony called Canada. In many areas and Nations of Canada they are less than 5% of the population. That does not change the language laws which result in jobs, particularly federal jobs, being reserved for people from that small minority of residents. It also results in business and governments having to spend money on everything from French Language services to French signs and labeling.
If you are French you would of course see nothing wrong with such discrimination but if you are in an area where the top spoken languages are English, Chinese, Punjabi, German and Tagalog with French not even in the top three, you will reasonably have some questions. Canadians should be concerned about the special status given to one tiny minority over other much larger minorities. It seems, at least in some cases, to be a clear violation of many articles in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Which leads to Canada's handling of groups called Aboriginals. The British did not see these groups as British and so entered into Treaties with them. Canada inherited these race based treaties and has failed to end the treaties, or bring these racial defined groups into Canada as equal citizens.
Aboriginals resist such changes because the treaties give them special status, special access to resources, special access to government money and forms of revenue. Many call themselves, accurately I think, as Canadians Plus. They can have all the rights of a Canadian plus extra rights via treaties.
The problem with the treaties and the special status is that it is based on race. A person from a different race cannot achieve that special status, regardless of how hard they work or how long their family lives in the land and it is the government that makes that so.
The other problem is the Aboriginals themselves feel that there are human rights being violated by Canada and feel very strongly that race based policies are a requirement when dealing with Aboriginal issues.
There are also issues around freedom of conscience, freedom of association, freedom of religion and property rights. Article 17 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights includes property rights and most Canadians wanted that right to be affirmed in our Constitution.
But the Canadian Constitution is not one created by the people. The government of the day did not feel particularly bound by the wishes of the people so left property rights out and race based rights in. The government has since made changes to that Constitution practically impossible so it cannot be updated as Canada and the Nations that make up the Confederation change.
With all that said Canada stands head and shoulders above most counties when it comes to human rights.
Apparently no where i have driven miles looking, not to be found. I have used them for 30 years, there is nothing on the market that even comes close.
Queen Elizabeth II is the Monarch of Canada, which operates courtesy of the Canadian Parliament and Canada's governmental officers.
Properly, according to Wikipedia:
"The monarchy of Canada is the core of both Canada's federalism and its Westminster-style parliamentary democracy, being the foundation of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the Canadian government and each provincial government."
Practically from experience:
Not at all. The role of the Queen is purely ceremonial and represented by the Governor General, another completely ceremonial role. The GG is selected by the Prime Minister who is the leader of the political party with the most seats in the house. Canadians get to vote on the people and party that fills those seats.
If the Queen or GG was to even make a comment about Canadian politics it would create a scandal. If they were to take any political action at all, even that which appears to be allowed, it would create a Constitutional Crisis and backlash that would likely see such ceremonial roles ended in Canada.
Canada does not have a Queen or a monarch of any kind except in a ceremonial role to have consistency in our political systems.
Wheat is the biggest grain crop, although there is a lot of barley, canola, flax, and rye grown as well.
The New Democratic Party (NDP) main colour is orange. However, green is their second colour.
Located at Main St.,corner of Portage avenue.Winnipeg Manitoba
In a word No. If born here absolutely not.
However, should one lie on their application for Citizenship, and a Judge determines that they did, then the application is fraudulent .
Thus any Citizenship from that application is null and void and does not exist, ergo you can be deported. (But you are not a Citizen at this point)
Some resources that Canada has are nickel, zinc, uranium, lead, copper, gold, silver, coal, potash, and pulp.
The time of sunrise and sunset is very dependent on the date and exact location. A difference of 15 miles can change the time of sunrise or sunset by a minute. Please re-post your question with a city name or zip code.
You can easily calculate the time of sunrise or sunset by visiting the web site of the U.S. Naval Observatory at http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO/astronomical-applications/data-services/rs-one-day-us.
Mining, oil and wheat farming
Canada is the second largest country in the world, second only to Russia. Canada is many times larger than Great Britain.
If you want to be a permanent resident, there's a point system where you have to score high enough. Having a college education is a lot of points; grad school is more. There are points for speaking English and French. There are also points for having job skills, and a chart tells you what skills are worth how many points.
There's also a skilled worker program where you can get into Canada to work indefinitely. You have to have $9,500 for one person (that's Canadian dollars) and $12,000 for two people - there's a chart. This is to prove you can support yourself for six months, and I think you don't have to have the money if you have a job offer. You'd also have to qualify in terms of job skills.
The price of postage for a one-ounce ordinary size non-rigid first class letter to Canada is 75 cents.
First-Class Mail® International Letter
Maximum Value for Contents: $400.00
Max. length 11-1/2", height 6-1/8" or thickness 1/4"
The USPS online Postage Price Calculator for Domestic and International Retail Prices is at the Related Link.
Although not a Canadian - I believe the laws of both our countries are similar enoogh to say that YOU, as an individual, can neither bring nor drop sex assault charges. Once the assault report has been made to law enforcement it wouild be up to the prosecutor, not the victim, to determine if there were sufficient information to proceed with the case or not.
Wednesday Nov 3rd
Canada, or 'Kanata' means village/settlement.
That is the meaning of the word in the Saint-Lawrence Iroquoian language (which is just one of the languages that was spoken by Canadian natives).
Kanata is not an Iroquoian word but an Algonquin one. The two language groups are separated only by the Saint Lawrance River but they are of greatly distinct language groups. On the order of that between Sweden and Finland (Indo-European and Uralic).
The actual meaning of Kanata would be either 'this place' or 'that place' depending on the context. It could also be taken to mean 'over there'.
A common loon's foot is about the size of a human palm.
PEI aka Prince Edward Island
Great Britain and France.
France had little or nothing to do with the Founding of the Canadian Confederation other than abandoning it's people when it lost a war to Britain. Even Britain played a minor, rubber stamp, role.
When used in this context the term "Nations" refers to groups of people, most specifically "Founding Peoples". Founding Peoples is the term used in the Constitution though Founding Nations is used elsewhere. Canada has many Nations, of which three claim special status over the others as Founding Peoples.
These three are Aboriginal, French, and British. Originally there were only two founding Nations or Peoples, the British and the French. This makes the answer to the Question: Who are Canada's two founding nations? English or British and French.
Though it should be pointed out that most of the Fathers of Confederation were not "British" any more than the French in Quebec were. Many of those most active in the creation of the Confederation were not England British. John A MacDonald born in Scotland, Thomas D'Arcy McGee (Ireland), Louis Riel (Ruperts Land), Alexander Mackenzie (Scotland), George Brown (Scotland) and many or most were born in North America, not England.
But like the French in Quebec their forefathers had lost wars to Britain and as such were "British". The dominate mother tongue of the Founding Fathers would almost certainly be Gaelic not English, though English was the common language, again thanks to domination by an English speaking superpower.
A and W root-beer.
Avocados, melons, mangoes, grapefruit, ugli, kiwi, grapes, pineapples, pomegranates, passion fruit, papaya and bananas
Asked By Wiki User
Asked By Wiki User
Asked By Wiki User
Asked By Wiki User
Asked By Wiki User
Asked By Wiki User
Asked By Wiki User
Copyright © 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.