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    Canadian National Railway Company, also named CN, is a modern combined company that merges many middle and small railroad companies, which is the biggest railway company in Canada and the fifth biggest railway company in the North America. Established in 1919 by the Canadian government, the CN company is the first railroad line that links the coastline of the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. It was a state-owned business since its establishment for up to 76 years, and it carried out privatization reform in 1995 and succeed in coming into market. The network of the CN company owned about 20.000 route miles of track that stretches across mid-America and Canada, allowing passengers reached the three North American Free Trade Agreement. The…

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    in The Canadians, "Bonds of steel as well as of sentiment were needed to hold the new Confederation together. Without railways there would be and could possibly be no Canada." Canada's railway network is the fifth largest in the world and railways provide the safest means of ground transportation in Canada. The development of steam-powered railways in the 19th century made transportation better in Canada and was important to the building of a nation. Railways played an important role in the…

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    the efforts of the Canadian governments. In addition, the public interests could be protected since the consistent perfecting railways system and facilities due to enough finance support. The Canadian officials play an essential role in protecting the national fundamental interests as well as adjusting different parties’ interests. With the mature of the Canadian railway system, the officials began to loosen the control to the railway companies and reduced the policies intervention to some…

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    A new Canadian government was formed, similar to the style of the British parliament that includes a House of Commons and a Senate. The railway started to be worked on in 1871, however, politics, finances and mismanagement delayed the start of construction. The CPR was finished in the year of 1885. The development of the CPR started on the track from the East in Montreal reaching out crosswise over Canada to the Pacific Ocean. To lay the track, teams needed to cut trees and clear a wide…

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    Several times in history, there have been leaders whose actions were criticized by their citizens, but sometimes those actions can end up benefiting the country. On July 1st, 1867, Sir John Alexander Macdonald was elected into the Canadian Government as the first Prime Minister and three years later he purchased Rupert’s Land, which includes settlement of many First Nations including the Metis at Red River. When Macdonald tried to expand westward, the Metis and their leader, Louis Riel, tried to…

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    Canadian Immigration 1930

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    The article accurately recounts, and with much detail, the plight of German Jews between 1933-39. During the economic downturn of the 1930’s, countries around the world were turning increasingly inward, and were unwilling to welcome refugees of any sort. Jewish immigrants were at the bottom of the list of preferred immigrants prior to the Great Depression, and the few loopholes that allowed them to immigrate to Canada on special permits were systematically closed as the 1930’s progressed. In the…

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    Introduction The two men that I will be comparing today are Louis Riel and John A. Macdonald. Both of these men have contributed many things that have shaped our country that we see today, and are arguably two of the most important figures in Canada's history. Louis Riel was a Métis man who was born on October 22, 1844, on the Red River Settlement in Saint-Boniface. Riel was fluent in both English and French. During his lifetime, Riel achieved many great successes and inspired many people.…

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    Asian immigration to Canada during the 19th and early 20th century provided multiple issues to Canadians. After the creation of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Asian labour was no longer perceived to be necessary for the country. Asians were then forced to compete with Canadians and would accept lower wages and standards of living. This, in turn, increased domestic unemployment rates and decreased the standards of life of Canadian workers. Although many other immigrants have arrived in Canada in…

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    the profits to the party The Beauharnois Scandal of 1931 is an example of Toll-gating in Canadian politics. This scandal involved building and financing a huge hydro-electric project on the St. Lawrence river and a secret $700,000 payment to the Liberal Party. Bribery is an offering or accepting of illegal payments of money, goods or services in exchange for favours delivered or promised The Airbus Affair is an example of Bribery. Karlheinz Schreiber gave envelopes of cash to Prime Minister,…

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    provides a synthesis of Canadian immigration policy while simultaneously dissecting the ideological, legal, and political underpinnings behind them. In…

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