Summits left to right are , and. The name 'Kanata' was first used in maps and journals by Jacques Cartier. In common with many other developed countries, Canada is experiencing a towards an older population, with more retirees and fewer people of working age. Many diamonds that have been mined and cut in Canada are graded and have their certificate number laser-inscribed on their girdle along with a trade logo such as a maple leaf, polar bear, Canadamark symbol, or the words Ice on Fire. All but one Dominion — that would be us, Canada — chose to accept every resolution. Other Europeans - English, French, Portuguese, Basque - followed due to the abundance of cod on the Grand Banks and build small fishing villages for processing their catch.
Many of the Acadians settled in southern , creating the culture there. Holy nations and global identities: civil religion, nationalism, and globalisation. Since the early 20th century, the growth of Canada's manufacturing, mining, and service sectors has transformed the nation from a largely rural economy to an urbanized, industrial one. Main article: Following the , the British Parliament passed the in 1931 which acknowledged Canada as coequal with the United Kingdom and the other. Cabot began his second voyage to Terre Nova, but a severe storm damaged one ship which managed to return to England.
Worst hit were areas dependent on primary industries such as farming, mining and logging, as prices fell and there were few alternative jobs. The term to indicate Canada's status as a self-governing colony of the British Empire, the first time it was used about a country. The Peoples of Canada: A Pre-Confederation History; The Peoples of Canada: A Post-Confederation History 2 vol. The depression ended, prosperity returned, and Canada's economy expanded significantly. As a result, the Iroquois would become enemies of the French and be involved in multiple conflicts known as the until the signing of the in 1701. A Lively Interest on the Prairies: Western Canada, the Mass Media, and a 'World of Sport,' 1870—1939. Rural areas were especially influenced by sports coverage.
Play-by-play sports coverage, especially of ice hockey, absorbed fans far more intensely than newspaper accounts the next day. The nursing sisters at the were among the first women to vote in any general election Women's political status without the vote was vigorously promoted by the from 1894 to 1918. During this period the churches tried to steer leisure activities, by preaching against drinking and scheduling annual revivals and weekly club activities. Canada has been dominated by two relatively political parties at the federal level, the and the or its. The new of , finishing with in 1949. Building up the was a high priority; it was kept separate from Britain's.
The highpoints of came during the , , battles and what later became known as. Greatly outgunned by the , the American war plans focused on an invasion of Canada especially what is today and. This is by far the largest and most impressive entrance pit I've ever encountered, and during my brief descent it showed no signs of closing down, Hollis, who has been caving for more than 30 years, told Canadian Geographic. Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. The largest of these covered much of present-day Canada and central present-day United States.
Archived from on October 12, 2007. On the 6th, the two vessels departed. Mr Ernst said the hard-to-access cave is in a region that is about as remote as we get and is near where the park's mountainous landscape transitions into glacier-type country. The mine was opened by Tahera Diamond Corporation and produced diamonds from 2006 to 2008 but the company lost money. Unemployment reached 27% at the depth of the Depression in 1933. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
The extent and nature of Portuguese activity on the Canadian mainland during the 16th century remains unclear and controversial. Learn about the properties of diamond, its many uses, and diamond discoveries. Canada is a and a , with Queen being the. His blunt wisecrack was used to defeat the Liberals in the. Publius: The Journal of Federalism. In the 1890s, legal experts codified a framework of criminal law, culminating in the.
Commissioned by the King of France, Francis I, he conducted three successive expeditions across the Atlantic for the purpose of prosecuting discovery in the western hemisphere; and it is well understood that he had previously gained experience in seamanship on board fishing-vessels trading between Europe and the Banks of Newfoundland. That is a recovery rate of about 2. The Lilith Gallery of Toronto. Canada's approach to governance emphasizing multiculturalism, which is based on selective , , and of far-right politics, has wide public support. But the attempts to hide their condition from the natives might have been fatal, for the Indians, who also suffered from scurvy, were acquainted with means of curing the disease.
The Mounties' first large-scale mission was to suppress the second independence movement by 's , a people of joint First Nations and European descent, who originated in the mid-17th century. Archived from on February 27, 2014. Following the establishment of Quebec and then Trois-Rivières, and spread quickly through the with local First Nations. Some of the mines also incur a high water pumping cost as they excavate below the water table. Canada's official national sports are and.