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    Compulsory Labour Case

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    and application in Canadian law. International Labour Organization’s Convention Concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour Per Article 38(1) of the Statue of the International Court of Justice (the ICJ Statue), a declaratory document of sources of international law firmly established in state practice, treaties (or conventions) are one of the main sources of international law. Although international law is generally binding on Canada, treaties that affect the rights or duties of any…

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    Mosaic Vs Melting Pot

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    citizens to "melt" and assimilate into one culture -- the American culture. In Canada, multiculturalism contributes and establishes Canadian identity. Multiculturalism makes the Canadian identity unique as it contributes to the diversity of society, guarantees equal rights among citizens, and leads to higher rates of naturalization. To begin with,…

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    fact appears to guarantee respect for the authority of the rights laid out in the Constitution. This is significant because constitutional law supposedly, in the words of Cheffins and Tucker (as cited in Boyd, 2015), is a “mirror reflecting the national soul” (p. 98). However, many reject the claim that the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms [hereinafter, Charter] has brought about greater respect for fundamental rights and freedoms. This objection will be explored through analysis of the…

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    Euthanasia In Canada

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    important matter that needs to be examined carefully as it relates to the value of people’s lives. The legalization of the practice of euthanasia has many negative affects as it goes against many doctors’ beliefs, degrades the value of human life that Canadian law protects, and will possibly be abused by both doctors and patients. The legalization of euthanasia would however…

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    Systemic Racism In Canada

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    understood as the visible minorities which make up approximately 19 percent of Canada’s population. To put in perspective, 1 in 5 Canadians identifies as a member of a visible minority and in the province of Ontario, 1 in 4 (Cochrane, Blidook, Dyck, 2017). Despite the official recognition of multiculturalism in Canada, systemic racism against…

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    Gun Control In Canada

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    Gun Control is an important issue to Canadians in today’s society. Society’s concerns about protection from violent crimes involving firearms have encouraged Canadian Parliament to pass tougher gun control legislation. In the early 1800s, Canada lacked a rational/permanent, gun policy. The gun restrictions that did exist were temporary executed during elections and rebellions. The federal government is mainly responsible for guns and gun control in Canada. Legislation covering guns and gun…

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    Charter Of Rights Analysis

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    The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms came to be in April of 1982. Its purpose is to protect the people’s rights and freedoms by limiting the government’s authority over which laws to pass. The laws that are passed must be in harmony with the Charter. Its different sections are left up to the courts to interpret it as they deem fit to individual cases. According to the Charter, everyone is to be “treated equally regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age,…

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    Charles Taylor also writes about unifying Canada – not through the exploration of Canadian literature, like Atwood and Frye – by looking at the big picture things: individualism, reason/efficiency, and what he sees’ as the consequence as extreme individualism (Seminar Notes Nov. 12) in Reconciling the Solitudes and The Malaise of Modernity. Taylor is an interesting mix between someone who works in academic philosophy and in the political sphere. According to Taylor, Canada represents a united…

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    Canada Swot Analysis

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    events that helped Canada become what it is today include: women 's rights, U.S investment in 1914-1929, growing independence and Japanese internment in 1929-1945, Quebec separation and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in between 1945 and 1982, the health care crisis, and aboriginal rights following 1982.. In 1914-1929 Canada had…

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    did to make him a great prime minister of Canada is that he gave Canada the title of being peacekeepers. During the Suez Crisis on October 1956, Britain and France were about to be at war with Egypt. Lester B Pearson did not want this, so he sent Canadians to be…

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