In major cities like Montreal and Quebec shows and festivities are arranged in the main public places to commemorate their nationalism. With the growing demand from First Nations for a national day of recognition, on June 13, 1996, after considerable consultation with Aboriginal organisations, June 21st was officially declared National Aboriginal Day. On this day the First Nations express their culture and nationalism. Since its inauguration, National Aboriginal Day has become part of the annual nationwide Celebrate Canada festivities held from June 21st to July 1st. June 21st was chosen because of the cultural significance of the summer solstice and because many Aboriginal groups mark this day as a time to celebrate their
Thanksgiving is a traditional American holiday celebrated every year always on the fourth Thursday in November. Squanto is one of the most famous Native Americans of our time. Born in Cape Cod around 1580, Squanto ended up becoming a well-known figure among the colonizing English people and Native Americans of his time. His tribe, the Pawtuxet band of the Wampanoag tribe, was considered one of the more influential in an area where English colonization grew common. Besides being a highly influential Native American figure of early New England, Squanto played a role in the earliest known Thanksgiving celebration.
Within three years after he first held public office, Pierre Elliott Trudeau was the head of the Canadian government. On April 20th, 1968 the bilingual Liberal party leader became Canada's 15th Prime Minister. For the next 16 years as Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau would liberate millions of Canadians lives and forever change Canadian history in a way that no other politician has.
Strategic Compensation MGMT 365 Kevin Pratt Target Corporation’s Compensation and Benefits. Target Corporation has been around since the early 1900’s and the first Target retail store opened in 1962. (Fundinguniverse) Since then the company has now grown to having 1,744 stores and expanding into Canada. It is safe to say that a company like this that has been growing the past 100+ years that they must have a strategic business plan and this must include a strategic compensation and benefits package for their employees. After visiting the Target website I found a lot of information on employee benefits which were very detailed but I failed to find any information on the compensation packages/bases for pay.
Therefore, Trudeau introduced the Constitution Act and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Charter of Rights and freedoms is a bill of rights which forms the first thirty-five sections of the Constitution Act. The Charter guarantees certain political rights to Canadian citizens, and civil rights to everyone in Canada. Trudeumania took the country by storm, Pierre Trudeau was a celebrity even before he became Prime Minister. Trudeau was extremely popular in Canada and he was often referred
For example, Independence high school Asian Pacific club were honored at the meeting while the council embers declared that instead of celebrating Asian Pacific week, it will now be celebrated all throughout the month. The Asian Pacific Islander club form independence high school gave some background of their culture here in San Jose. Other ceremonials included National Travel and Tourism week May 5-13, International Compost Awareness week May 6-10, Municipal’s clerk week April 29- May 5, and a national/prestigious award was given by the American Council of Engineering for the Happy Hollow Park and zoo pedestrian Bridge Project. The Happy Hollow park and zoo pedestrian bridge was originally set to begin constructing in 2007. This was a time when construction was in bad shape because there was no money available to spend.
Eulogy for Samuel De Champlain (1567-1635) 02/11/2010 We are have gathered here today, my friends, to say farewell to Monsieur Champlain... Samuel, my friend I can not believe that you are truly gone. After all the good times we had together. Do you remember on our voyage to New France. You got chosen by the King Of France to go on a fur-trading expedition as a geographer. After we travelled up the St. Lawrence river you used the information that you collected to make a very accurate map of Canada from Hudson Bay in the north down to the Great Lakes.
When we hear the word “inuit” we inevitably think of people living in igloos, fishing in a hole made in the ice and wearing fur coats. Though it’s true that the Inuit have long been living such a traditional life, essentially nomadic, in strong relation to nature, the last decades provided huge changes in the way these peoples’ lives were ruled and especially through the last major change, occurred less than ten years ago, the creation of Nunavut territory. Nunavut has become the largest and newest territory of Canada when it was separated officially from the Northwest Territories on April 1, 1999 via the Nunavut Act and the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act. It resulted in the first major change to Canada's map since the incorporation of the new province of Newfoundland and Labrador in 1949. Nunavut means 'our land' in Inuktitut, the language of the Inuit.
In 1864, after the Civil War, the composition of the Indian penny changed again - 95% copper and 5% zinc and tin. “The Coinage Act of 1864” was passed which made the penny legal currency. The penny’s composition (95% copper and 5% zinc) remained the same for over forty years, with the exception of 1943 the penny’s composition was zinc - coated steel due to the use of copper for the war effort. In 1909, Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure on a U.S. coin. It commemorated his 100th birthday.The Lincoln penny was the first U.S. cent to include the words, “In God We Trust” from 1909-1958; the Lincoln coin’s flipside featured a wheat design.
They were banned in 394 AD but were revived and made international in 1896. The Winter Games were added in 1924. World War I and World War II forced cancellation of the Olympics in 1916, 1940 and 1944, but they resumed in 1948 and now they are held every four years. The founder of the modern Olympic games was Baron Pierre de Coubertin, who wanted to continue the tradition of people around the world meeting and competing in a civil manner (Ollie Williams, 2011). THE OLYMPICS AS AN EVENT The Olympics is a truly global mega event (Justin Goulding, 2011).