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  • Anglophone Confederation In Canada

    25000 volunteers. Two years of war, more than 350 000 Canadians volunteered. Yet French Canadians, farmers, unionists, etc opposed participation. Voluntary was failing to sustain troop numbers and that’s when Prime Minister Borden and the conservatives decided there was a need of conscription. Anglophone Canadians, British Immigrant and families of soldiers generally supported it but mostly the people who opposed conscription were the Quebec population. English Canadians claimed that Quebec was not pulling their weight in the war effort. This is because Quebec was not feeling like they were a part of their country and viewed the Canadian army as an almost entirely English Canadian Institution, not also that but they were still angry that Ontario has banned French as a language in school. The government’s call for conscription quickly created a serious turning point between English and French Canada. Borden invited Wilfred Laurier and the liberals to join conservatives so that they can create a Union government, which would be committed to win the war. But Laurier and liberals opposed conscription and also refused to…

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  • The Importance Of Obesity In Ontario

    Introduction In Ontario, obesity is a concern especially amongst adolescences which goes under diagnosed or ignored. This report will highlight the findings of various studies and the importance of being obese/overweight amongst adolescences in Ontario. This report will introduce the topics of theoretical underpinnings (interpretivism, positivism, and critical realism), research objectives, employed methodologies (quantitative and qualitative) and strength/limitations throughout studies.…

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  • Blackstone Lake

    For me, the understanding and colouring of the modern history of Blackstone Lake starts with the stories and biographies of the settlers that tamed and worked the land surrounding the lake. As they did so, a historical framework of personalities, knowledge of the of the lake and a system of morals developed. I started out to answer what seemed to be some major questions to ask the archives and of history itself. They being the origins of each settler, why they or their ancestors came to Canada,…

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  • Blackstone River Case Study

    controlled by the Horseshoe cottagers. 2003 The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR), interested in reducing the significant effort in maintain the two lakes levels through the seasons, droughts and heavy rains decide a new dam is required. Initially the lake level was to be reduced a substantial 18 cm to 198.38 m above sea level. Also no sluice for a 100 year flood and no consideration for the habitat downstream. With objections from cottagers and a new proposal was made by the MNR. 2009-2010…

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  • The Shack Short Story

    Within a few years of Lawrence arriving the Colony of Quebec split into Upper and Lower Canada. Upper Canada’s (to be Ontario) first Lieutenant Governor was John Graves Simcoe and one of his many concerns was the threat posed by the newly minted United States and that they may, in the future want to annex the Canadas. He added to the population of Upper Canada by augmenting the regulations to include disaffected Americans that were not Loyalists. Hence, the population in and around the Niagara…

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  • Canadian Pacific Railway Case Study

    to form and develop domestic market, but also expend tax revenue streams in order to guarantee that the country had the ability to build the railways independently. Thus it can be seen, the most important point in this national policy is the building of Canadian Pacific Railway. For any country, the development of transportation industry is really important to both native economy and politics. As the center of national policy, the significance of the transcontinental railway went without saying.…

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  • Wayne Gretzky's Hockey Career

    “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” has become a very well used quote in the hockey world, all because of one person who came up with it. This former Canadian professional hockey player was born up north in Brantford, Ontario. He was welcomed to the world by Walter and Phyllis Gretzky.(“Gretzky’s ” 1) Little did they know he would be a legend one day.This man is Wayne Gretzky. The roots of Wayne Gretzky’s hockey career may seem unusual but they helped him grow up to be the athlete he is…

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  • Louis Riel And John A. Macdonald Analysis

    provinces, more commonly known as Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. As well, Macdonald played a key role in the creation of Canada and has earned the title of one of the 'Fathers of Confederation’. In the end, Macdonald died on June 6, 1891. Social Influence All throughout his life, Riel was discriminated against just because he was a Métis man. He was not able to marry the woman that he loved, he was not respected as a lawyer even though he had all the qualifications, and he was…

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  • British Colonialism Analysis

    which greatly impacted the lives of both countries. During this period of colonization it sparked various unique personal experiences and perspectives for the Canadians and British. With that context, how do differing perspectives help us to understand the British colonization of Canada? Differing perspectives allows one to perceive multiple sides of the story which one can use along with historical evidence to determine what truly happened in the past. The research question will be answered by…

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  • Essay On Wendat

    various names Wyandot or Wyandotte people of Ontario. They lived along rivers and lakes where they would be most likely find wildlife, fresh water and good soil for crops. Lake Simcoe, Georgian Bay, Lake Ontario and rivers such as Black Creek. The Wendat lived along Black Creek, located in North York. Black Creek flows south to the The Humber River in Toronto ON, Canada. The area is just North of Toronto in the Municipality of York Region. The area development is a commercial and residential…

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