Function Of The Notwithstanding Clause In The Canadian Constitution Essay

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Register to read the introduction… What is the function of the notwithstanding clause in the Canadian Constitution? A. B. C. D. It authorizes governments to override certain rights and freedoms. It states all Charter rights are guaranteed equally to men and women. It clarifies the responsibility of the territorial governments in the Charter. It allows courts to award remedies to those whose rights have been denied.

Use the following statement to answer question 13. We thought that it was a bombardment like any other, until the smoke started to creep towards us. Men began choking, gasping for breath…. We had never experienced this before. Soldier in Flanders, Belgium, 1915 13. To which battle does this quotation refer? A. B. C. D. Ypres Somme Vimy Ridge Passchendaele
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Which of the following statements correctly completes this headline? A. B. C. D. “to establish Hydro-Québec” “French only in public schools” “full separation of Quebec from Canada” “greater number of seats for Quebec in the House of Commons”

Social Studies 11 – 2008/09 Release Exam

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42. Which factor is no longer used to screen potential immigrants into Canada? A. B. C. D. ethnicity language family ties education level

Use the following newspaper headline to answer question 43.

The Ottawa Examiner

1994

CANADIAN-LED MISSION PEACEKEEPING CIDE ENDS IN GENO

43. To which UN peacekeeping mission does this headline refer? A. B. C. D. Haiti Cyprus Somalia Rwanda

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Social Studies 11 – 2008/09 Release Exam

Use the following list to answer question 44. • high birth and death rates • insufficient nutrition • high infant mortality rate 44. Which of the following population pyramids does this list reflect? A.
Male
85+ 80–84 75–79 70–74 65–69 60–64 55–59 50–54 45–49 40–44 35–39 30–34 25–29 20–24 15–19 10–14 5–9 0–4

B.
Female

Male

85+ 80–84 75–79 70–74 65–69 60–64 55–59 50–54 45–49 40–44 35–39 30–34 25–29 20–24 15–19 10–14 5–9 0–4

Female

10.0

0.0

0.0

10.0

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