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    The Montreal Protocol

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    The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer 1. Introduction to the international agreement The Montreal Protocol came into effect as a result of the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer. The Convention founded ozone depletion as highly global environmental problem that required international consensus on regulating the use of CFC’s. Two years later, on September 16th 1987, the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer was signed by 24 countries and eventually entered into force on January 1st 1989. The Protocol was created to phase out the production and consumption of ozone depleting substances in order to effectively address the global atmospheric problem of stratospheric ozone…

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    (Welsh n.d.) As a result of these harmful impacts, the Montreal Protocol has taken the liberty in phasing out the manufacturing and use of CFC’s, a prime example of evidence-based policy making. This can be seen in Appendix C, Graph 1 (from UNEP Ozone Secretariat) which depicts the deadlines for production and consumption of Ozone depleting substances such as CFCs, Halons, Methyl chloroform, HCFCs, and many more. These organic compounds, CFCs, contain carbon, chlorine, and fluorine, produced…

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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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    Today I am going to be talking about the Mohawk tribe and their daily life. Next I am going to talk about their traditions and what they do every day. Now what I am going to be writing about their present day facts and what they basiclly do every day in their daily life. Where the Mohawk Tribe Indians live. There are a lot of Mohawk Indians That live in Canada city. Some other Mohawk Indians live in New York city. Most Mohawk Indians live in North America for us. They live in North…

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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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    Pierre Gaultier De La Vérendrye Script I think that Pierre Gaultier de la Vérendrye shouldn’t be inducted into the Canadian Explorer Hall of Fame because he didn’t do that much to help make Canada. He was born on November 17, 1685, Trois-Rivières and died on December 5, 1749, Montreal. He was a soldier and then became a farmer for sixteen years. In 1731 — at the age of 43, which was old in those days — he decided to become an explorer. He explored Canada and was part of the fur trade. He had…

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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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