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Battle of Lake Erie (Battle of Put-in-Bay)
The Battle of Lake Erie was a naval battle fought by the United States Navy and the British Royal Navy on 10 September 1813 in western Lake Erie during the WAR OF 1812.
The Arthritis Society is the only registered nonprofit agency in Canada devoted solely to funding and promoting arthritis research, patient care and public education. The Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society, as the society was called until 1977, was founded on 14 October 1947.
The name asbestos comes from a Greek word meaning "inextinguishable" (often mistaken to mean "incombustible"). Asbestos is a collective term that is used to designate 2 separate groups of silicates: the serpentine group and the amphibole group.
Broadcasting, Educational,see EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING.
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.
Fraud is addressed in a variety of civil and criminal law contexts.
Freedom of Information
During the 1960s and 1970s citizens, as users of government services, began to feel entitled to certain rights arising out of their relationship with government.
French Language in Canada
French is one of Canada’s two official languages. Although every province in Canada has people whose mother tongue is French, Québec is the only province where speakers of French are in the majority. In 2011, 7,054,975 people in Canada (21 per cent of the country’s population) had French as their mother tongue.
Brachiopoda, phylum of bivalved marine invertebrates, sometimes called lamp shells.
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.
In the 1880s, parts of Newfoundland's government and mercantile community felt that RECIPROCITY with the US would solve growing economic problems by providing new markets for dried cod.
Books in Canada
Books in Canada (fd 1971) was a book review magazine distributed by subscription and sold in book stores and newsstands throughout English-speaking Canada; before it went on hiatus in early 2008, it appeared 9 times a year.
The Arvida strike began 24 July 1941, when some 700 workers in the Aluminium Co of Canada (Alcan) in Arvida, Québec, spontaneously walked off the job. The next day the strike spread to 4500 workers, who decided to occupy the plant.
Bluebird is a common name for 3 species of thrushes occurring in North and Central America.
Harvestmen are Arachnids of the order Opiliones. Harvestmen is the preferred term but they are commonly called daddy-long-legs - even though many have short legs.
Anemone, or wind flower, perennial, herbaceous plant of genus Anemone, family Ranunculaceae.
Diplomatic and Consular Representations
When representation is established by one independent state in the capital city of another independent state, the senior representative is usually an ambassador and the establishment is called an embassy. The term ambassadress has been used to describe a female ambassador.
Bren Gun Scandal
Before the Second World War, the British government was anxious to acquire new, secure sources for weapons production. The Canadian government was reluctant to co-operate, fearing isolationist opinion, especially in Québec.
City Beautiful Movement
Some historians have noted that the City Beautiful Movement in Canada was hampered by the lack of an integrated philosophy and the absence of an articulate national spokesperson. However, the amateur side of the movement was lively and active on the local scene.