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  • The Political And Legal System Of Canada

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    Known as the Great White North, Canada and its economy closely resemble its neighbor to the South, the United States. In addition to having similar patterns of production and living standards, Canada has also incorporated a market-oriented economic system that combines private enterprise with government regulation (Economy Watch). Since post-WWII, Canada has had massive growth in manufacturing, mining and services, making its economy the 9th largest and one of the most highly industrialized and

  • Essay on Gun Control in Canada

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    There has been considerable debate recently in Canada over the issue of gun control. The Canadian parliament enacted the Firearms Act to enforce gun control by requiring gun owners to register their firearms. Just recently, the government of Alberta lead in a charge, including five other provinces and numerous pro-gun groups, complaining that the law is unconstitutional and intrudes on provincial jurisdiction. They also claim that the act infringes on property and civil rights that are guaranteed

  • The Importance Of Political Culture In Canada

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    in organizations is very low in Canada. Canadians are critically egalitarian and they care very much about equality, rights and freedoms. Regionalism is the diversity of geographic and economic concerns that are important to politics. This is also part of dualism because of the relationship between the two major cultures in Canada, Anglophone and francophone. Both of these are protected by the federal law. These factors immensely shape the political culture of Canada. Public opinion impacts the society’s

  • Bibliography Chinese Immigration in Canada

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    CHINESE IMMIGRANTS IN CANADA AND THEIR PROBLEMS ON THE CANADIAN LABOR MARKET History 287 – The Chinese in Canada and Canadians in China Bolaria, B. Singh, and Sean P. Hier. Race and Racism in 21st-century Canada: Continuity, Complexity, and Change. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview, 2007. Print. According to a statistics from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the number of mainland Chinese immigrants to Canada increased impressively in the past 25 years. This has brought a significant amount

  • The Canadian State Of Canada Essay

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    The Canada that we know today was formed from the 1867 Constitution Act which gave them some separation from Great Britain. Initially the country was made of 4 provinces: Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick. The capitol of Canada is Ottawa which is in Ontario province, the largest city is Toronto. Canada is now comprised of ten provinces and has 36 million people throughout these provinces. The country is 3.855 million square miles making is the second largest country in the world. Over

  • Canada 's Protection Of Its Rights

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    paper will discuss Canada’s protection of its citizens’ rights, or lack thereof, specifically in regard to the recent amendment to its Citizenship Act in the form of Bill C-24, or the “Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act”. Through this amendment, Canada acts to limit its protection of the rights of its new and dual citizens. Bill C-24 makes several changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act that directly affects Canadian citizens who hold citizenships elsewhere, whether they be Canadian born and raised

  • Economic and Social Progress in Canada

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    Since universal suffrage, women have made tremendous economic and social progress in Canada. Canada has been called "a world leader in the promotion and protection of women's rights and gender equality," (Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada). Yet a hundred years after universal suffrage, gender disparity continues to exist in Canada. Gender disparity is evident in the political, economic, and social spheres. Political disparity refers to the lack of adequate representation of women in

  • Aboriginal Women in Canada Essays

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    for rights and identity in Canada. To search relevant newspaper articles for this topic, the databases that were used were Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe, as well as Canadian Newsstand Major Dailies. The reason these two databases were chosen was because Canadian Newsstand offered articles from multiple newspapers in the country, therefore providing me with diverse news in different provinces other than Ontario. The article I obtained from Canadian Newsstand was Canada Called on to Stop Violence Against

  • Minority And Majority Rights : Canada

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    Minority and Majority Rights in Canada Olivia Gomes CLU 4U1 Mr. McCormick Tuesday, November 11, 2014 In recent decades of Canadian history, Canada’s social and political change has rapidly formed visible minority and majority groups- Canada has had formally entrenched a constitution, withstood two attempts by the Quebec’s provincial government to secede from the federation, and undertaken a radical shift in immigration policy that tripled the visible minority population. These changes were

  • Bilingualism in Canada: Good or Bad?

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    Bilingualism in Canada: Good or Bad? I believe that bilingualism is central to Canada’s identity, as well as other languages. Pierre Elliott Trudeau has said that, “Bilingualism unites people; dualism divides them. Bilingualism means you can speak to the other; duality means you live in one language and the rest of Canada will live in another language”. Bilingualism is an essential part of Canadian nature and in the