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    Athabasca University

    Canada’s leading provider of ​distance and online university education, Athabasca University is a public institution whose main campus is located in ​Athabasca, ​Alberta.

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    Athol Murray College of Notre Dame

    Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, located in Wilcox, Sask, was founded in 1920 by the Sisters of Charity of St Louis as Notre Dame of the Prairies.

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    Augustana University College

    Augustana University College in Camrose, Alberta, was established by Norwegian pioneers in 1910 as Camrose Lutheran College.

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    Banff Centre for Continuing Education

    The Banff Centre for Continuing Education began in 1933 as a special summer program sponsored by the University of Alberta's Division of Continuing Education.

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    Bedford Institute of Oceanography

    The Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO), located at Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, was founded in 1962.

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    Bible Schools

    Bible colleges, institutes and seminaries are mainly sponsored by the Evangelical Protestant churches in Canada, although there are several Roman Catholic institutions in Canada. One of the first lay colleges in North America was established by T. Dewitt Talmage in 1872, in a church in Brooklyn, New York.

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    Bibliography may be described as the listing, in descriptive detail, of items of printed literature; in a wider sense the term embraces the research and the theories employed toward this end.

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    Biographies are of importance not only because they document careers and achievements but also because they bring to the public consciousness many composers and performers who otherwise would remain mere names attached to scores, recordings, and concert programs.

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    Biography in English

    Biography in English is the written record of a person's life. Canada's search for an identity has been long, continuous, sometimes so fervent that it becomes notorious, at its best positive as an effort of understanding.

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    Biography in French

    Biography is the study of a life. It reveals a personality and an analysis of an individual's work in the context of the age in which it existed. Biography has always been popular in French Canada.

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    Bishop Strachan School

    The Bishop Strachan School is an all-girls independent school in Toronto. It was founded in 1867, and today remains committed to its original mission of preparing young women to be leaders.

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    Bishop’s University

    Bishop’s University is a public anglophone university located in the Lennoxville borough of the town of Sherbrooke, Québec. It primarily offers undergraduate programs. One of the smallest and oldest universities in Canada, Bishop’s boasts a campus with 550 acres of green space.

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    Brandon University

     Brandon U offers both undergraduate and graduate courses in arts, science, education and music. It is currently the home base for the SCOPE (Study of Cultural Adaptations in the Canadian Prairie Ecozone) project.

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    Brock University

    In the late 1950s, there was growing public support for the establishment of a university in the Niagara region, so that young people could obtain a good education locally.

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    Canada Aviation and Space Museum

    The Canada Aviation and Space Museum has the most extensive aviation collection in Canada. Located in Ottawa, the museum focuses on the history of Canadian aviation in an international context. Its collection includes more than 130 aircraft and artifacts.

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