Dundurn Castle: Sir Allan MacNab and his Hamilton Home

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Sources: Kidsdomain.com Inventions (accessed October 2011) WEEVAC web site: personal information provided by Wendy Murphy 1987 - Died Mary Louise Northway (1909-1987) psychologist, businesswoman and philanthropist 1987 - Died Gladys "Gladdy" Balsillie (1919-1987) businesswoman who was a burlesque agent. 1987 - Died Christine Hamilton (1921-1987) social activist in Hamilton, Ontario January 1, 1989 - Died Flora Velma Abbott (1929-1987), played with the All American Girls Professional Baseball League.

Stardust and Shadows

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At the same time, the proportion of crime solved by police reached a 30 year high. * Rates of police officers and civilian personnel, 1963 to 2008 * Police officer strength among the provinces, 2008 Complete report (PDF - 427K, 60 pages) Canada's incarceration rate in 2007/2008 rose by 2% from the previous year, the third consecutive annual increase. Perry, 4th ed. (Don Mills: Oxford University Press, 2002), 299–312. For example, wampum belts had pictures woven into them to tell a story.

The Travel Journals of Tappan Adney, 1887-1890

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Our online bookstore features titles in the fields of historic preservation, building restoration, downtown and mainstreet revitalization, historic real estate, endangered history, and museum management. Iacovetta, Franca. “Recipes for Democracy? Gender, Family and Making Female Citizens in Cold War Canada,” in Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women’s History, ed. The majority of Canada is still wilderness. This makes Canada a popular spot for hunting and fishing.

Recollections About the Life of the First Ukrainian Settlers

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Source: 1990 Census of Population and Housing, "1990 Population and Housing Unit Counts: United States", (CPH-2); and 1980 PC80-1-1. 1990 Population and Housing Unit Counts: United States (CPH-2) [PDF 17M] Includes: Housing Units (Table 17), Decennial Rates of Change in Housing Units (Table 19), and Percent Distribution of Housing Units (Table 21). Support for the Force in the west prevailed, and it gained new prominence policing the Klondike Gold Rush.

Uncertain Justice: Canadian Women and Capital Punishment,

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She is one of the 1st aboriginal lawyers to be called to the Bar in both provinces. Themes include Victorian, country/western, American Indian, architectural, and Main Street. Others however, believe that because of its extensive medical and agricultural documentation in ancient Chinese literature, the cannabis plant actually originated in China. “Although the body of literature concerning hemp (cannabis) has grown rapidly in the last decade, the exact origin of the plant has yet to be established; the historical routes of its diffusion remain obscure.”( [7] ) Archaeologists discovered an ancient village in China, containing the earliest known record of the use of the cannabisplant.

Jimmy Gardiner: Relentless Liberal

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When we come across unfamiliar writing, we are forced to look at the individual letters in their context. Not all of our genealogy records are on the Ancestry site; see our full inventory of Quaker Meeting Records for more. The largest Protestant denomination is the United Church of Canada (accounting for 6.1% of Canadians), followed by Anglicans (5.0%), and Baptists (1.9%). [253] Secularization has been growing since the 1960s. [254] [255] In 2011, 23.9% declared no religious affiliation, compared to 16.5% in 2001. [256] The remaining 8.8% are affiliated with non-Christian religions, the largest of which are Islam (3.2%) and Hinduism (1.5%). [253] A multitude of languages are used by Canadians, with English and French (the official languages ) being the mother tongues of approximately 60% and 20% of Canadians respectively. [258] Nearly 6.8 million Canadians listed a non-official language as their mother tongue. [259] Some of the most common non-official first languages include Chinese (mainly Cantonese; 1,072,555 first-language speakers), Punjabi (430,705), Spanish (410,670), German (409,200), and Italian (407,490). [260] Canada's federal government practices official bilingualism, which is applied by the Commissioner of Official Languages in consonance with Section 16 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Federal Official Languages Act English and French have equal status in federal courts, parliament, and in all federal institutions.

Royal Tours 1786-2010: Home to Canada

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For Ziobro and the other members of his right-wing, nationalist government, the history of the Second World War is black and white — the Poles were victims and heroic resisters of their Nazi occupiers, full stop. As a further example of the use of the calendar, take the Russian Bolshevik Revolution, this is celebrated in Russia as the October Revolution but it was reported in New York as having just happened on November 9, 1917. February 18, 1988 - Died Dorothy Bruce Garbutt (1897-1988), journalist & historian, host of the CBC program "Houses I have known."

Jimmy Simpson

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Use force_feed() if you are certain this URL is a real feed. The Court spent approximately six years in Brazil, returning to Portugal at the end of the Napoleonic Wars. D., the western Colorado Plateau and the eastern Great Basin of Utah. He published Historie des Franco-Américains de la Nouvelle-Augleteure in 1991, a thorough compendium of facts and figures on Franco-Americans from 1775 to 1990. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996.

A Devotion to Their Science: Pioneer Women of Radioactivity

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Canadians don't have a very big political lever, we're nice guys. It was not until the late 1960’s to early 1970’s when the Canadian hippie movement came into full swing, that under pressure from immigrant groups, the Canadian government rejected the assimilationist model of immigration, and instead adopted a more tolerant policy (multi-culturalism policy) that allows and indeed encourages immigrants to maintain various aspects of their ethnic heritage. His work addresses the intersection of the state, business and politics, particularly in post-1945 Canada.

Delusion: The True Story of Victorian Superspy Henri Le

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The British Union Flag, known to the Canadians as "The Royal Union Flag," was considered the "official" flag of Canada, and so it remained for many years, all through World War I, when it was the flag of the Canadian forces. It has the largest bird diversity in the world, it’s considered the second most biologically diverse country on the planet, and visits by Canadians have increased by more than 10 per cent in each of the last three years.