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    Health care is a critical part of any country’s domestic policy. For Canada, this is especially the case. Many Canadians take pride in the Medicare program, which focuses on giving Canadians equitable health care (Redden, 2002). In fact, many would argue that the Canadian health care (and its superiority to the United States) are a pillar of “Canadian identity” (Redden, 2002, 103). Despite the health care system being an integral part of the identity of Canadian citizens, the system has serious flaws (Redden, 2002). One of these flaws is the discrepancy between certain groups in accessing health services (for the purposes of this paper this includes access to family doctors, specialists, and emergency care). Though there are no official means…

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    The research question that I have is one that evaluates the economic foreign policy within in Canada. In particular, the question could focus on sub-topics around its operations with international organizations, economic conflicts, or economic sanctions imposed on foreign states. A potential research question could be “Is Canadian foreign policy effective on imposing economic sanctions in conjunction with local laws and rules of international organizations?” The purpose of this research…

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    The Canadian health care system and related issues are hotly debated topics in Canada. The polarity of the debate is well represented in the somewhat divergent perspectives presented in the books: Health Care by Pat and Hugh Armstrong and The Canadian Regime by Patrick Malcolmson et al. Two aspects of the Canadian health care system are debated with vigor and vehemence, and will be the basis of the comparison between the two books, they are: federalism, and privatization. In Canada currently,…

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    Canada

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    Geography- Canada covers a large portion of the northern area of the North American continent, Also, Canada has an extremely varied landscape. In various locations, it has mountains, including the Rockies, with several that border the Atlantic. In contrast, flat plans make up other areas. The highest point in Canada is Mount Logan which is in the Yukon. Language- Canadians speak a multitude of languages. Canadians speak English and French as their preferred language. English and French, the…

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    Being responsible for our country's leadership is an invaluable role with many obligations. Whoever is elected must make significant decisions regarding health care, the environment, employment and more. I believe that the New Democratic Party of Canada is highly equipped with the resources and knowledge necessary to improve our economy and our nation, as a whole. By offering new opportunities of economic advancement for young Canadians, working to abolish inequality between males and females in…

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    Canada receives about 250,000 immigrants and refugees per year. According to statistic Canada, the annual number of landed immigrants in Canada has fluctuated considerably over the last 150 years (statistic Canada 2017). Canada has been shaped greatly by immigration in the society and culture mostly because the country has a small population of citizens which cannot meet its labor requirement and immigration serves as a solution. There are three categories of immigrants; the…

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    identity and what it means to be Canadian because of the stages carved towards multiculturalism and a greater Canada. In fact one could argue that Canada was a multicultural place from the start. For instance the first people to live on the land were the Aboriginals from Asia, then the European Settlers, to Africans, and even Latin Americans. The Chinese Immigration act in 1923, the celebration of the two millionth immigrant since confederation in 1972, and the Immigration Act are important…

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    Peacekeeping Definition

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    Canada has staged itself as being a peacekeeping country since the early 1940s. Peacekeeping, meaning an active conservation of a bond between nations, "the maintenance of international peace and security by the deployment of military forces in a particular area" (Dictionary.com, 2015). By definition, a united nations act of force. To breakdown those four words one has realise the true meaning of such; a truce is violently acted upon, but when one steps in, it is no longer keeping the peace.…

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    Aboriginal Gangs Essay

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    Aboriginal gangs are a phenomenon sweeping across Canadian communities, most notably in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Aboriginal gangs have arisen due to a multitude of reasons, such as welfare, high rates of socio-economic disadvantage, Intergenerational dysfunction in families, and discrimination. It is important to note, Aboriginal Canadians are those who have been approved under the Treaty Indian status, been registered under the Indian Act of Canada, or those who have membership in…

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    What does the current model of Indigenous “self-government” in Canada offer to First Nations? Using an example (such as Nunavut), examine the pros and cons of this model and how this does/does not provide an opportunity for First Nations to become healthy, sustainable, and self-sufficient. Self-government is the cornerstone of the Inuit policy goals in the Nunavut region. While self-government is an important goal, the idea is intricately linked to other goals such as land claims…

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