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  • Sir John A. Macdonald: The Greatest Canadian

    Sir John A. MacDonald: The Greatest Canadian Sir John A. Macdonald’s strong leadership skills and accomplishments contribute to how Canada is a great nation by, becoming the first prime minister, forming Canada into one country and arguing for women’s rights. He successfully maintained the country, even though he had many hardships. Macdonald was one the most important people in Canadian politics. Firstly, Macdonald had set a precedent when he became the first prime minister of Canada (Johnson…

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  • Maple Leaf Forever: The Symbol Of Canadian Identity

    The first unifying identity of all canadians is "the maple leaf". An average Canadian is proud of the "maple leaf". Jacques Viger, the first mayor of Montreal, described the maple as "the king of our forest, ..... the symbol of the Canadian people. Maple leaf has become the Canadian identity. Starting from Montreal, new france up to becoming the cost arms of both Ontario and Quebec in 1868, added to Canada coat of arms in 1921, was of a golden colour while representing Ontario while it was of…

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  • Liberal Party Victory Analysis

    In 2015 the Liberals engineered one of the greatest political comebacks of a generation going from thirty-four seats in parliament to a stunning one hundred and eight four, despite the fact they were trailing in third place when the campaign began (Andrew-Gee, 2015). A victory of this margin deserves to be analyzed if for the mere fact that the Liberal Party will use the victory as a mandate to enact their agenda. This paper will argue that the Liberal Party’s victory was the result of a adept…

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  • Multiculturalism In Canada Essay

    Multiculturalism is another huge factor which changed Canada and became part of its identity. Multiculturalism can be referred to as, “ an ideological aspiration celebrating diversity”(Hyman, Meinhard & Shields, 2011, pg.3). Globalization played a huge role in establishing Canada as a sovereign multicultural state. Canada can be considered to be cultural mosaic as it is home to variety of cultures and religions from across the globe. However, colonization of Canada resulted in formation of a…

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  • Lester Bowles Pearson Accomplishments

    Lester Bowles Pearson was a Canadian scholar, diplomat, soldier and Canada’s 14th Prime Minster. He governed the country from 1963-1968(Lester Bowels Pearson, Encyclopedia of World Biography). In countless eyes Pearson was a great and powerful leader, he was also thought to be one of the most influential Canadians during his time period and received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957(Lester Bowels Pearson, Encyclopedia of World Biography). Throughout Pearson’s time of being the Prime Minster he…

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  • Essay On Independence Of Canada

    Over the last century, Canada developed and gained control of its political processes and spectrum. Canada’s independence from Great Britain was granted in the twentieth century. Military action directly caused independence giving canada a stronger military force, united national front and ultimately separation from Great Britain. In particular, independence was gained through three major battles and conflicts Canada fought. These included the battle of Vimy Ridge, the D-Day landings, and the…

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  • Case Study Of The Canadian Magazine Dispute

    1.To a very large extent I believe that the Canadian magazine dispute was motivated by genuine desires to protect Canadian culture based on the fact that the government have on several occasions taken actions that have proven this claim. In the 1920s, the Canadian government imposed protective tariffs on foreign magazines, and this action to me has everything to do with the protection of Canadian culture. A similar action was taken by the government in 1965 when the government prohibited the…

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  • How Did Camp X Impact Canada

    WWll Essay - Camp X Camp - X was a moment in history that should make all Canadians proud as it showed the impact it had on canada as a whole, how even before big technology we could create things and become successful, and also helped canada make a difference around the world. Camp - X was a place that was established on December 6, 1941 in Whitby/Oshawa border in Ontario. The camp was designed to link Great Britain and the United States together. If the Japanese attack on the Pearl Harbour…

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  • Uncle Sam Cartoon Analysis

    The cartoon depicts a baby that is meant to be Canada standing on its own with an older woman commonly known as ‘Mother Britannia’, who is meant to represent the British Empire. There is also an older gentlemen that is commonly known as ‘Uncle Sam’, which is a common national personification of the American government or the United States in general. The text underneath the cartoon has the women saying “See, the dear child can stand alone!”, while ‘Uncle Sam’ says “Of course he can! Let go of…

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  • Obasan Joy Kogawa Summary

    In Obasan, Joy Kogawa highlights the emotional trauma that came with the decision by the Canadian government under Prime Minister Mackenzie King to intern immigrants of Japanese ancestry, even if they held Canadian citizenship. Kogawa is able to convey her points with the usage of flashbacks to the period between 1941 and 1949, when the interment took place while the main setting of the story takes place in 1972. Therefore, the fact that the main storyline takes place in 1972 and the book’s 1981…

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