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    The paper begins by setting the context of Montreal where the Play it Fair program started. Montreal is the second largest metropolitan city in Canada. Based on the latest Statistics Canada survey, there are about 3 824 221 people in the Greater Montreal area. It is one of the most diverse cities in Canada comprising 30% of the population born outside the country and 26 % part of the visible minority. The city of Montreal hosts 75% of Quebec immigrants. 53.6% speak French as their mother tongue, 12.8% speak English and 33.6% speak another language. In 2004, 13 municipalities merged to become the City of Montreal. In this process, a participatory consultation of Montreal Charter of Rights and Responsibilities occurred. One of these many rights…

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    to 2010 an average Olympics costed the host city an average of 3.6 billion dollars, and the numbers have been skyrocketing ever since. A prime example of an immense budget overrun was shown in the 1976 Olympic games held in Montreal. This brings forth the argument: was the great deal of money spent on the 1976 Olympics a waste? Based on the reasonings that will follow, it can be argued that the money spent for hosting the 1976 Montreal Olympic games was not justified because…

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    Several explorers influenced the beginning of Montreal. Jacques Cartier sailed from France looking for a route to Asia in 1535. While exploring the Saint Lawrence River, he discovered a mountain in the middle of an island. He climbed the mountain and could see land for miles around. Thinking he had found the route to Asia, he named the mountain “Mont-Royal”. He kept exploring, and it would not be until the next century that the value of his discovery would be noticed. In 1609, Samuel de…

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    George-Étienne Cartier September 6, 1814, Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada. He came from a wealthy family who claimed to be very distant relatives of the famous French explorer Jacques Cartier. As there was no school at Saint-Antoine, he was first educated by his mother. In 1824 he entered the college of Montreal, he was a smart and hard working student. He completed his secondary education in 1831, and then started his legal training. He became a lawyer in 1835 and also got involved…

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    Gilliam 1 Annotated Bibliography Lesonsky, Rieva. "Study Shows Consumers Prefer Shopping In A Store, Not Online." . N.p., 20 Aug. 2014. Web. 12 Oct. 2015. This website is article based. It was written by Rieva Lesonsky and founded August 20, 2014. It’s about studies showing that consumers prefer to shop in a store and not online. "Online Shopping vs. In store Shopping." . N.p., 18 Nov. 2014. Web. 11 Oct. 2015. The Onion is an American digital media company. The publication's origins…

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    Lord Stanley, the governor general, donates the Stanley Cup as a hockey trophy. 1893- Lord Stanley, the governor general, donates the Stanley Cup as a hockey trophy. Lord Stanley, bought a 7” high and 11” wide silver cup (the Stanley Cup) what had cost 10 guineas. (What is $50) In 1926 the Stanley cup became the national trophy for the national hockey league. He donated the Stanley cup because of that he thought that there should be a challenge cup for the league. The first Stanley cup was…

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    omparative Analysis ISU Part 1 Company: Metro Stock Market Symbol: TSE:MRU 1. Company Background a. The history of Metro dates all the way back to 1947, where local, independent grocery store owners came together. With the intent of making their products more reasonably priced than large dominant retailers, they founded the Magasins Lasalle Stores Itee. 25 years later, in 1972 the concept of a supermarket was created and Marches d’Aliments Metro Itee become one of the first stores to…

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    A Circus-Cirque Du Soleil

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    Soleil (Circus of the Sun). The Cirque du Soleil is an energetic, entertaining and exciting entertainment company that was founded in Quebec, Canada. !!!!!!!From stilts to juggling to fire breathing, the cirque has inspired imagination among its many audiences since the early 1980’s. Originally, in 1984, Cirque du Soleil had a labour force of 73 people but today, employs 5,000 employees worldwide. !!!! The growth of the company is not only seen is the increasing labour force but in the business’…

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    the archaeological record to provide the answers regarding the past. He highly relies on the archaeological record (ceramic styles, design) to determine information on identity, politics and interrelationships between the St. Lawrence Iroquoians and Huron-Wendat people. Opinions in Place of Conclusions: These are unsupported assertions which Gibbon (2014) suggests are opinions. Therefore, the following are opinions asserted in place of conclusions: ¬ Ramsden (2016:6) suggests that his…

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    Railway and the Canadian Pacific Railway, including the privatization of CN in 1995 and the streamlining of operations at CP. Both railways are important carriers of bulk commodities in North America. The development of steam-powered railways in the 19th century revolutionized transportation in Canada and was integral to the act of nation building. By 1844 the promotion of railways called "The Mania" was under way. The railway “Mania” was Creating a demand for fuel, iron and steel, locomotives,…

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