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    Introduction The Canadian Constitution, also known as the supreme law, describe Canada’s process of both codified and uncodified traditions as well as convention. It allows for the division of powers between federal and provincial powers and encompasses the rights and freedoms of all Canadians. The Meech Lake Accord was the first attempt to amend the newly patriated Constitution in order to facilitate changes depicted by the Constitution Act, 1982. The Meech Lake Accord was a set of constitutional amendments designed to persuade Quebec to accept the Canada Act. The accord was proposed by both Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and premier of Quebec, Robert Bourassa. The failures of Meech Lake have had vast impacts on conduct of current day politics, as well as describe the interprovincial relationships in Canada. Throughout this paper I will argue that demand for the Distinct Society clause by Quebec had an exclusionary impact on Canada’s aboriginal population due to a lack of consultation which together resulted in the failure of the Meech Lake Accord. The five main modification demanded of the accord for the Constitution by Quebec are the following: a recognition of the province of Quebec as a ‘distinct society”; a commitment to Canada’s bilingualism; increased provincial powers with respect to immigration; expansion of the provincial right to constitutional veto; and provincial input in appointing supreme court judges. The Meech Lake Accord was required unanimous consent of…

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    looked right, and considering Singapore’s year round humidity; if I was going to perspire too much in my clothes. However, when I arrived in New York, getting dressed became a breeze. I noticed that I gravitated towards a standard “uniform” consisting of a T-shirt in white, black, or grey and a pair of jeans. In addition, I also realised that one, people in New York are almost always in black, and two; that no one really cares what you wear, or how you look. My question is what caused this…

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    Denim Trends Essay

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    Imagine Brittany Spears and Justin Timberlake wearing denim head to toe, thriving in a new trend at the American Music Awards. Exactly fifteen years ago these two stepped out in their bold, blue jeans. Denim trends have been altered and portrayed differently for years, yet the popularity and attraction of denim seems to always reappear. Whether celebrities or street style was the source of influence, denim continuously occurs in new and innovative ways. The most common denim trends for fall of…

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    The evolution of advertising has changed so much since the 1930’s, where clothing was marketed towards ‘everyday’ people. Looking back at the advertising from then, you can clearly tell they were marketed toward hard workers, busy house wives and active children all in one advertisement. Minimal skin was showing and typically the person in the advertisement was hosting a get together or working hard on the family farm. The most important part of advertisements in that era was about…

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    the middle of the field and finally someone decided to pass me the ball. I was running so fast looking at the soccer ball from an angle. My body was running forward and my head was turned to my left side. I was so excited and nervous at the same time because I was going to reach my goal and prove them wrong. As I was running I was able to hear my feet slamming into the muddy grass. I was about one fourth away from the goal net, but I did not expect what was about to happen. The muddy soccer ball…

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    Aw 16 Research Paper

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    As the temperates drop and nights draw in quicker, there's no denying we are transitioning out of Summer. Yet this certainly does not mean it's time to get all gloomy, fashion or otherwise. Instead, it's time to embrace the pleasures and unique colours of Autumn. Your style should combine perfectly with function as you begin to wrap up in layers, coats, and jackets. As always, following AW’16 provides an awesome insight into the fashion world. When it comes to staying stylish this Autumn…

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    The Misfits

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    Andy Warhol has said “I want to die with my blue jeans on.”(Brainyquote, n.d.). A lot of people today share Warhol’s affection for jeans. Denim is a staple of the modern wardrobe. It is comfortable, practical, and fashionable. However, jeans weren’t always common and popular. Denim has first been popularly used when designer Levi Strauss figured out a way to make denim affordable in 1936. Since then, denim has been through an interesting revolution. All kinds of people, including cowboys in…

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    cracked voice, “Hi my name is Tyrone. I’m 17 years old. I recently moved to Alabama this summer. I really enjoy playing basketball.” Tyrone then sat down. The teacher then suggested, “You should try out for the basketball team!” As Tyrone was doing a class assignment, he got a tap on his left shoulder. A note was addressed to him with a confederate flag placed on the front. When he opened it, in bold black print it said, “WE HATE NIGGERS! YOU DON’T BELONG HERE!” Tyrone’s Jaw dropped. His…

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    park in front of the building and rushed inside. There was loud funky disco music when I first step into the door while my husband behind me with our three years old toddler and my 15 yrs old son . Ate (means sister we use this word to show respect when we talk to older female person even though we are not blood-related) Cecile came over and gave me a hug, she is a jolly petite 50-year-old lady. She wore casual brown wool sweater and black jeans. She said, “musta?”(how are you?) . I said…

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    home to India when she retires. In Iowa City in 1963, I married a fellow student, an American of Canadian parentage.” In the Indian “culture” it is a tradition for the father to arrange the marriage, but since the Bharati and her sister no longer live in India, Mira will follow the “tradition” but Bharati did not. Although neither of marriages were arranged, Mira still picked someone who she knew originated from the same background as her. Bharati on the other hand chose someone completely out…

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