Records have been set by both of these talented phenomenons, but who in the end will take the title of “The Great One,” young active Sydney Crosby or the retired hockey hero Wayne Gretzky? Both Gretzky and Crosby were considered hockey heroes and role models in their era. In comparison, both generations have seen immense change in the game of hockey itself. Both men shared many similarities that help explain the reason for their godly like status in the hockey society. Both players emerged into the Professional leagues at a very young age and immediately became much respected players within their clubs.
ARTICLE REVIEW ON WESTJET WestJet and WestJet Vacations named top brands in national study WestJet was founded in 1996 by Clive Beddoe. WestJet is Canada's most preferred airline, offering scheduled service to 81 destinations in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Powered by an award-winning culture of care, WestJet has pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. As westjet is nationally recognized on top,it has more than 8,600 WestJetters across Canada and now they a planning to launch a low-cost regional airline in 2013. WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.
Balbir and his brother are very close and Balbir's family lived with his brother for two months when first coming to Canada. Although they were close siblings Balbir's brother could no longer provided them with housing. This lead to Balbir and his family moving out and finding an apartment in horrible conditions. With both him and his wife working at minimum wage money and time was both tight. When Ikram's school social worker told them join an immigrant serving agency, this worked with the family because they would be able to learn new skills which can help them improve their lives in Canada.
Bound for greatness, Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden changed Canada’s worldwide image right from the time he took office. During an exceptionally critical time of Canadian history, Robert Borden proved to be an incredibly effective and hard-working leader. Most notably, he brought Canada, by means of his dynamism and superior leadership skills, through and out of the nation’s struggles during the Great War. Therefore, considering the great adversities he has faced throughout his career, Sir Robert Borden has establishing himself as being one of the most remarkable figures in Canada’s history. Born on June 26, 1854 into a rural Nova Scotian farming community to a liberal family with a love of learning, young Robert Laird Borden was educated at the local school, Acacia Villa Academy.
(Coker, 168) America was unprepared for his death, although some noted that he looked rather sickly and tired in recent photographs and conferences. Franklin Delano Roosevelt is considered not only one of the most inspirational presidents that ever ran in office, but one of the most inspirational individuals that ever existed. He prospered by leading America through a tough time during the Great Depression as well as one of the greatest wars in history known to man. (fdrlibrary.marist.edu) He created many programs that lessened the hardships that so many Americans faced during this time. Indeed, Franklin Delano Roosevelt in my opinion, as well as many Americans during those times and even now, was one of the most inspiring individuals that we as Americans have known.
Billy Bishop: A Real Canadian Hero? The Hero, Legend, Great Fighter and the most famous “Canadian Hero”, William Avery Bishop, was person who had great respect for his country and great talent. The history behind Bishop’s success in World War I is very unique, as there are many events that will make you feel more interested in knowing more about the success of this brilliant hero. He was born on February 8, 1894, in Owen Sound, Ontario. Just before World War I started Bishop joined the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario in 1911.
BOBBY ORR BIOGRAPHY By: Luca Esposito For many, the greatest hockey player the National Hockey League (NHL) has ever seen is a Canadian born legend. The “Magic Number 4”, Bobby Orr, was a star player in the NHL in the late 1960’s to the mid 1970’s. His achievements and defining moments as a hockey player continue to be highlighted and discussed today and will forever be honoured in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Robert Gordon Orr (Bobby Orr) was born March 20th, 1948 in the town of Parry Sound, Ontario. From a very young age, Bobby Orr started skating and quickly demonstrated a passion for hockey.
What were the 5 most important contributions this individual made to Canada and explain why you felt these were the most important contributions? 1) The Man Who Helped Make Canada the Country It Is Today 2) The man who supported confederation 3) He was the father of confederation 4) He was the first prime minister 5) He made a lot of achievements in Canada which helps us today and did in the past.. I think these were the most important contributions sir John Alexander Macdonald made because… 1) He is the man who helped make Canada the country it is today. He helped Canada because in 1854 no party was capable of governing for a long time, but Sir John Alexander Macdonald agreed to a proposal from his political rival George Brown. He said that the parties unite in a Great Coalition to seek confederation and political reform.
In Ottawa, he built both office complexes and residential subdivisions to accommodate Canada’s rapidly expanding civil service. Campeau had friends and enemies; enemies were Ottawa major Charlotte Whitton; other rivals were the developers who controlled Assaly Construction Limited and the family of Lorry Greenberg, Ottawa’s future major, who controlled Minto Developments Inc (John Rothchild, 22). As a developer, despite his many detractors, Robert Campeau developed a reputation as a high quality builder and the most successful in the city. However, one of the key reasons he excelled in Ottawa was because not only did he thoroughly understand the real estate industry but moreover had many government connections in Ottawa, both federal and provincial, including Jean Chrétien (Catherine Mulroney, 18). These people assisted Campeau obtain building permits and/or encouraged people to choose Campeau as a developer for their building