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  • Transcontinental Route Essay

    the British parliament that includes a House of Commons and a Senate. The railway started to be worked on in 1871, however, politics, finances and mismanagement delayed the start of construction. The CPR was finished in the year of 1885. The development of the CPR started on the track from the East in Montreal reaching out crosswise over Canada to the Pacific Ocean. To lay the track, teams needed to cut trees and clear a wide…

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  • Asian Immigrants 19th Century

    Asian immigration to Canada during the 19th and early 20th century provided multiple issues to Canadians. After the creation of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Asian labour was no longer perceived to be necessary for the country. Asians were then forced to compete with Canadians and would accept lower wages and standards of living. This, in turn, increased domestic unemployment rates and decreased the standards of life of Canadian workers. Although many other immigrants have arrived in Canada in…

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  • Louis Riel And John A. Macdonald Analysis

    Macdonald brought together Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, to make the first four provinces of Canada in 1867. For Macdonald, his negative influences greatly outweigh the positive ones. Macdonald discriminated greatly against different groups of people living in Canada, including the Métis and the First Nations. Firstly, Macdonald authorised the building of Residential Schools and encouraged the usage of them. The purpose of these schools was to; "destroy Aboriginal language and…

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  • Canadian Immigration Policy

    insight into Colonialism and the forced takeover from Canada’s first immigrants, the Indigenous community, that is offered. Unfortunately, after this chapter, their voices are fundamentally lacking throughout the rest of the text. In the following period of 1867-1896, deemed the ‘Golden Age’ of Canadian immigration due to a lack of prohibitions placed on entry, the authors remain relatively unbiased in their description of Canada’s first true instance of systematic or ‘democratic racism’. It is…

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  • Conger Lumber Company Case Study

    The culling of white pine on Blackstone Lake began in the late 1880s with the arrival of the Conger Lumber Company. Once the commercially viable pine had been fully exploited the process of stripping hemlock trees of their bark for the leather tanning process began on the lake in the spring of 1900. At the time the Rankin Bros., headed by James Rankin on Blackstone, were supplying the Conger Lumber Co. Another sawmill operator in the region was the Mitchell Lumber Co. set up by Thomas Mitchell…

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  • Analysis Of Canadian Please By Andrew Gunadie

    Final Exam: Examining the video’s by Andrew Gunadie Canada is a great country with an unimaginable number of qualities. However, many outsiders have a different perception of what it truly means to be Canadian. They connect Canada with things like “snow”, “Beavers” and the constant use of “eh”. Yet Canada is much more than what meets the eye, there are many values to being Canadian that other countries may not provided for their citizens. In the video “Canadian, Please” and “He’ll never be a…

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  • Canadian Pacific Railway Case Study

    protected since the consistent perfecting railways system and facilities due to enough finance support. The Canadian officials play an essential role in protecting the national fundamental interests as well as adjusting different parties’ interests. With the mature of the Canadian railway system, the officials began to loosen the control to the railway companies and reduced the policies intervention to some extent. The loosen control of the transporting price make the two companies’ operational…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Toll-Gating

    discovered in its operations. Nepotism is a variation of patronage. It is the hiring or giving business to one’s relatives. In the 1990s, President Bill Clinton gave his wife, Hillary Clinton, the formal role of carrying out the healthcare reform. Nepotism also occurred when former US President John. F. Kennedy made his brother, Robert, the head of the US Justice Department. Conflict of Interest is when elected representatives or public officials put themselves in a situation where they, or…

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  • San Pedro Description

    Cities of San Pedro and Torrance The city of San Pedro is a coastal community located in the city of Los Angeles, covering 12.046 square miles. It is port city that is neighbors to the cities of Long Beach and Wilmington to its East, Harbor City to its North, and Ranchos Palos Verdes and Lomita to its West. Housing a portion of the Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, is known as a blue collar town. With consideration to national averages the city of San Pedro is considerably high in both violent…

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  • Canadian National Railway Case Study

    Canadian National Railway Company, also named CN, is a modern combined company that merges many middle and small railroad companies, which is the biggest railway company in Canada and the fifth biggest railway company in the North America. Established in 1919 by the Canadian government, the CN company is the first railroad line that links the coastline of the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. It was a state-owned business since its establishment for up to 76 years, and it carried out…

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