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An architectural competition occurs when designs are prepared by two or more architects for the same project, on the same site, at the same time. Some competitions are open, meaning that any architect within a designated area is eligible to enter.
The automotive industry includes the production of cars and car parts. Since the early 20th century, it has been one of Canada’s most significant manufacturing industries, as well as a key driver of Canada’s manufactured imports and exports, employment and overall industrial production.
Steel, see IRON AND STEEL INDUSTRY.
Electric utilities are private or government organizations involved in the production, transmission, distribution, marketing and sale to consumers of electric power. Canadian electric utilities account for approximately 92% of the total production of electrical energy in Canada.
Canada Trust was established in 1864 in London, Ont to acquire savings deposits to fund mortgage lending, with trust services added later.
Canada–US Economic Relations
Economic relations between Canada and the US are of paramount importance to Canada.
Key Porter Books
Key Porter Books, a former Canadian book publishing company, was one of the last independent publishing houses in Canada. It was founded in 1979 by Anna Porter and Key Publishers Limited and represented 40 publishers and distributed more than 50 000 titles.
Stock and Bond Markets
After shares are issued they may be listed on various stock exchanges and bought or sold through brokerage firms. Shares may be listed on a stock exchange if the companies have the size, stability and financial strength and are willing to report publicly on their operations.
The textile industry includes establishments that convert synthetic and natural fibres into yarn, cloth, felt, etc, for use in MANUFACTURING clothing, upholstery, household linens, etc. The textile and CLOTHING INDUSTRIES together are among Canada's largest manufacturing-sector employers.
Commercial law is that branch of private law concerned primarily with the supply of goods or services by merchants and other businesses for profit. Textbooks on commercial law frequently differ on the range of topics treated in them.
Royal Bank Award for Canadian Achievement
The Royal Bank Award for Canadian Achievement was designed to honour a Canadian citizen or person living in Canada "whose outstanding accomplishment makes an important contribution to human welfare and the common good.
Power Corporation of Canada
Power Corporation of Canada, controlled by Paul Desmarais Jr. and André Desmarais (sons of the late PAUL DESMARAIS), was incorporated in 1925. It is a large and diversified company engaged in communications and financial services, as well as other business interests.
United Farmers of Quebec
The United Farmers of Quebec (Fermiers unis du Québec) were founded in 1920. PM Borden's decision to conscript farm youths caused a huge farmers' demonstration in Ottawa on 15 May 1918 and gave Québec farmers their first contact with the United Farmers movement in English Canada.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) was established in 1964 as a permanent organ of the UN General Assembly to promote international trade, with an emphasis on speeding the economic development of developing nations.
Economic Council of Canada
The Economic Council of Canada was established 1963 and dissolved 1993.
Economic forecasting is the projection or estimation of statistical measures of the performance of a country, group of countries, industry, firm or community.
Globalization is the process of integration and interdependence of people and countries around the world.
Canadian Government Railways
The Cement industry comprises establishments engaged in producing hydraulic cements, ie, cements which set and harden to a stonelike mass by reacting with water. The principal hydraulic cement is portland cement, a finely ground, usually grey, manufactured mineral product.