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    of the British Columbia Frontier” by Barry M. Gough discusses the forces and institutions that influenced British Columbia to change from Ingenious land to a fur trade territory and then to a colony. Additionally, the character of the British Columbia Frontier was influenced by an imperial tide from 1846-1871 that caused a change in the character of human occupation and it brought new political and social institutions whose legacies can still be seen in present society. The thesis of this article claims that geographical features, resource extraction and the British role in extending political jurisdiction and sovereignty was taken to oppose American influences, which influenced the character of the British Columbia Frontier. The author…

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    From research it is clear that in the past minimum wage increases have had little to no effect on British Columbia’s poverty rates. “The main reason that past increases in minimum wage did not significantly lower the poverty rate is that they were too small” (Green, 2015, p.6). In terms of the positive effects a raise to minimum wage entails, British Columbia is a very wealthy province, rich in resources and opportunities however with what the minimum wage is at now it creates thousands of…

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    2. Summary of British Columbia; "British Columbia" is a small topic of chapter 2, “Nation Building, 1867-1896" of book "History of the Canadian Peoples" written by Margaret Conrad, Alvin Finkel and Donald Fyson. In the section "British Columbia", the authors are explaining when and how the British Columbia was officially announced as a province of Canada. They are also addressing the problems that the native people, political parties, The government and even the people of other provinces…

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    I want to write you this letter to express my approval of the 10 dollar per day child care plan in British Columbia. In 2016, many families these days are not receiving the financial support that they need in order to raise families in the province, especially in high-cost cities like Vancouver. As a result, only a small percentage (20 percent) of children are currently being raised in a licensed daycare setting (“Child care in Canada,” 2015). As a result, it is difficult to monitor…

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    centres or all situation. An example of this is the idea that “early childhood educators use developmentally appropriate practices when working with children” (Early childhood educators of British Columbia, 2008, p. 6). There have been times in my own practice where I have seen children thrive with practices that were a bit over their developmental age skill. In these times the child had fun and learned more practical knowledge and learned about themselves. It is important as practitioners to…

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    Sea Level Rise Adaptation

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    Many people living in low-lying communities do have diverse options when it comes to protecting their properties from a rising sea level (Cross, 2013). A common option is building barrier islands in inter-tidal zones to reduce potential impact of winds and waves (ibid). Residents of communities like Delta could also build higher dikes or implement unique architectural solutions, like building homes on stilts or even moving entire communities (ibid). The British Columbia government also warned…

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    Canada's Geography

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    • Fall and Spring: the weather progressively becomes colder or warmer and much of the rainfalls occur. • Winter: very cold with temperature often below zero degree Celsius and snow covers the ground from December to March or April (except British Columbia is generally above zero degree Celsius and rain is more common than snow) → Activities: skating, skiing, ice carnival, etc. Generally, most of foreign tourists decide to visit well-known Canadian cities such as Toronto, Quebec or Vancouver.…

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    Doukhobors Background

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    In Canada they mainly farmed,but some men of the Doukhobors were carpenters and joiners, shoemakers, blacksmiths, harness makers,etc. ; and women cooked and farmed and as well wove, embroidered, and made clothing for their families. To pay the mortgages in British Columbia, most of the men went out of the villages they lived communally in to build skills on highway construction and maintenance, also went to work in the forest industry. When the CCUB had failed, many of the workers had stayed in…

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    One of the best ways to spend your holidays is by visiting a beautiful tourist destination and spending some quality time with your loved ones amidst nature. You can choose to go to a national park and recharge in the lap of nature while going on various adventurous thrills. Glacier National Park is one of the options that you can consider. There are two different parks with the same name – Glacier National park – one of them is situated in British Columbia in Canada while the other is in…

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    Pacific coast of British Columbia in order to transport bitumen extracted from the Alberta tar sands (McCreary 116). However, this pipeline need to cross more than 50 Aboriginal community territories for construction. The policy states that if a project will affect the Aboriginal traditional territories, proponents have to include…

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