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    paper, “Cabinet Government in Canada,” the federal cabinet of Canada roots from the British governmental system. In many ways, Canada has kept British traditions, but as it developed, the governmental systems grew more different. In this paper, Mallory discusses how the Canadian federal cabinet compares to the British system, how it came to be and the role of the cabinet in Canada. Because Canada’s governmental system somewhat stems from Britain’s, there are many similarities between the two. However, as Canada grew more independent, different needs began to create differences in the systems. Mallory states “there are important differences in the way in which the decision-making process is organized, and the way in which decisions when made are translated into policy” (Mallory 142) to be specific. In other words, though the system is originally from Britain, Canada’s federal cabinet serves to solve issues within the nation. The federal cabinet of Canada was formed from the government by a colonial…

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    Using Enbridge Northern gateway pipeline as a framework, explore how pipeline governance in Canada impacts the sovereignty of the Indigenous communities There is a growing concession of the need to consider the impact of large scale industrial development of resources extraction on indigenous communities in Canada, especially, projects which may have direct environmental impact on these communities, specifically, the tar sand industry. The aboriginal rights are protected by the Canadian…

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    “The One Best Way:” Marketing Breast Milk In the 1920s, despite the dramatic decline breastfeeding rates in Canada, Dr. Helen MacMurchy, the head of the Division of Child Welfare, attempted to establish breastfeeding as the “Canadian way.” In The Canadian Mother’s Book, MacMurchy promoted, under her governmental title, breastfeeding as “the one best way” to feed infants. Although this message had been ignored with the medicalization of infant birth and feeding practices in the mid-twentieth…

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    Greenspan, who is a Toronto criminal lawyer and Anthony Doob, who is a professor of criminology at the University of Toronto. The first pointed out that currently The federal government is wanting to reintroduce controversial penalties for the organized crime act that was shot down when the spring election was called, such as minimum sentences for growing marijuana or selling it around youth (Greenspan & Doob, 2011). The second article by the authors discusses the matter of how Canadians in a…

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    Doukhobors Background

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    Many off the Doukhobors were able to come to Canada due to one of the leaders named Leo Tolstoy and his followers. In 1902, 500 more Doukhobors came to Canada with Verigin, another leader/novelist of the Doukhobors making the Doukhobors the largest single mass migration in Canada’s history. Verigin led his followers to the southern parts of B.C. here was where he bought land and created a self-contained community made up of over 6,000 Doukhobors. Later on a tiny amount of Doukhobors left and…

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    Aboriginal Women

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    Within post colonial Canada, the Indigenous population still faces constant discrimination and challenges because of their status as the “other” and are marginalized from the general population. As we learned from our readings, the problems faced by the aboriginal woman becomes even more troublesome, as they are faced with not only the oppression that comes with the label of being of part of the indigenous population, but also with the added label of being a woman as well. Since the time of…

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    The formally-titled Canadian Magazine Dispute, whose relations date back to Canada’s protectionism efforts in the 1920’s, was a cultural and financial preservation controversy that developed from a publication dispute into a world debate. In the 1990’s, Time Warner Inc. began distributing a split-run version of Sports Illustrated in Canada, subverting their 30-year long split-run magazine ban through electronic transmission (Rinamen, 1996). The magazines were, in fact, published in the US with…

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    2018 High School Co-op Assignment RRSP 1) A RRSP is a Registered Retirement Savings Plan, this is meant to shelter investments, allowing them to grow tax free until you retire. An RRSP doesn’t only hold cash. It can also hold stocks and mutual funds. The only tax you pay on an RRSP would be when you make a withdrawal. One of the benefits of an RRSP is to reduce your taxable income. For example, if you make $90,000 in a year and don’t contribute any money into a RRSP, you will be taxed on…

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    Canada has always thrived on being a country that people can trust to be welcoming and compassionate. Since the first world war, Canada’s participation and success on the battlefields did the most to create a sense of distinct nationhood; resulting in a flood of cultural nationalism across the country. However, in recent years, Canada’s familiar reputation for being a peacekeeping nation quickly changed as a certain political party took over the country. Spending billions of dollars to send…

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    depicts a baby that is meant to be Canada standing on its own with an older woman commonly known as ‘Mother Britannia’, who is meant to represent the British Empire. There is also an older gentlemen that is commonly known as ‘Uncle Sam’, which is a common national personification of the American government or the United States in general. The text underneath the cartoon has the women saying “See, the dear child can stand alone!”, while ‘Uncle Sam’ says “Of course he can! Let go of him Granny;…

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