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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 extent. The loosen control of the transporting price make the two companies’ operational environment and condition achieve great improvements. The railways companies abide by the laws and standardize the operating actions so as to take part in the market competition totally. The ease operating environment keep the existing market share in an efficient way. Apart from, the companies could pursue the economic interests with all their strength and the cost reduce effectively. The flexible policies of the government make the railway companies meet the customers’ demands soundly and the service quality lifted with time goes on. The railway companies could deal with all the assets basing on the laws, while if the local government suppose the line should be retained, then the…

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    Construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway Logan Olfert History 30 Mr. Alexander December 1st Olfert 1 The building of the Canadian Pacific Railway started with a dream by the first Prime Minister of Canada, John A. Macdonald. This railway would connect the vast areas of Canada and help transport people from the East and West. Building this railway would also be a great hand in moving new immigrants from the East coast to the West. After getting re-elected in 1872, Macdonald and…

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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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    the Afrikaners capabilities and had a series of defeats and turned to Canada for help. This impacted Canada socially because this was Canada’s first foreign battle with Britain. If Canada wasn’t part of Britain’s colony then Canada wouldn’t have to get involved in the Boer War. In addition, this affected Canada politically because the Canadian government had to gather troops to send over assist…

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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 culling of white pine on Blackstone Lake began in the late 1880s with the arrival of the Conger Lumber Company. Once the commercially viable pine had been fully exploited the process of stripping hemlock trees of their bark for the leather tanning process began on the lake in the spring of 1900. At the time the Rankin Bros., headed by James Rankin on Blackstone, were supplying the Conger Lumber Co. Another sawmill operator in the region was the Mitchell Lumber Co. set up by Thomas Mitchell…

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    Toll-gating is a procedure in which a person or company receiving a government contract is expected to forward a percentage of 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…

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    The promotional literature from both Canada and the United States clearly influenced the ways that Hamilton is describing Manitoba and Western Canada more broadly. As a response to both outward migration and nationalistic expansionist rhetoric, Hamilton promises a certain image of Manitoba, as a fertile, temperate, and prosperous environment, that surpasses that of the United States. Although much of the promotional literature during the 1870s requested a certain type of immigrant, Hamilton…

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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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