For these reasons Trudeau is without doubt one of the greatest Canadian’s of the 20th century. Pierre Elliot Trudeau had numerous accomplishments throughout his career which played an important role in Canadian politics. In 1969 Pierre Trudeau passed the Official Languages Act making French and English the two official languages of Canada. Trudeau believed that “all Canadians should capitalize on the advantage of living in a country which has learned to speak in two great world languages” (Craats, 21). This act enabled the law to give English and French equal status in the Canadian government.
Life Description Sir Frederick Grant Banting was a Canadian physician, physiologist, and Nobel winner in 1923 for the discovery of the hormone insulin, used in treating diabetes. Early Life Banting was born November 14, 1891, on a farm near Alliston, Ontario. The death of his friend made him having the desire to be a doctor. However, his father was a devoutly religious man, and hoped that Frederick would become minister. After he graduated from high school, the conflicts with his parents begun.
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.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier is one of the greatest politicians in Canadian history. He was born on November 20, 1841 to a poor family (Clippingdale 1979, 12). Most Canadians love him because he made Canada into a liberal country. In a speech he said, “Canada is free and freedom is its nationality” (Bowen, Lunn m and Rigelhof 2002, 78). Because of this, Canadians respected him a lot which also supported him to do more contributions for this country.
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.
Craig Kielburger Canada has a population of about 31000000 people, whom others may consider at least one of those people a hero, but this essay will argue that Craig Kielburger-the founder of “Twelve-twelve year old”, and “Free the Children” is the greatest Canadian hero. He is a man that shows intelligence, who was caring, and an advocator for the rights of children all over the world, and used all these qualities to make the world a better place to live. The first quality that shows that Kielburger is a Canadian hero is his intelligence. Craig graduated with a degree in Peace and Conflict studies, a double minor in Psychology and Politics from the University of Toronto and completed his Executive MBA at Schulich School of Business at York University. He even writes books!
Over 3,000 Red Cross volunteers hurried to rescue and relief efforts. This was the most expensive disaster response in Canadian history They are just examples of the kind of support the NGO provides. The Canadian red cross have been very successful throughout history as mentioned before. In 2009 The Canadian Red Cross celebrated its official 100th anniversary. For 100 years the Canadian Red Cross has brought crucial humanitarian assistance and improved the lives of vulnerable people from across our country and around the world.
In Axelrod’s book we can see how the spread of public schooling in Canada served to extend literacy to all, and thereby to preserve British civilization, to prepare youth for work in an increasingly industrialized economy and after Confederation to help build the new immigrants to Canada, who needed to be Canadianized. In some provinces Blacks were educated
He also helped expedite completion of the Panama Canal, which was vital for travel between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans in half the time previously required. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in the end of the Russo-Japanese war, where he was negotiating. He was also deemed the country’s first environmentalist president in 1906, when he signed the National Monuments act, protecting sites such as the Grand Canyon and preventing damage to wildlife sanctuaries, national forests and federal game reserves. “He also made headway with the nation’s infrastructure, instigating 21 federal irrigation
My first one is that if you feel pride in other Canadians’ achievements (ex. A Canadian winning gold at the Olympics) and in turn feel a greater sense of Nationalism, then you have internalized your feelings of nationalism. When the discovery of a treatment for diabetes that helped many people with diabetes and which was discovered by Fredrick Banting and Charles Best. There is the biggest tree called the Carmanah Giant home of some of the oldest and tallest trees in the country. Famous for its mammoth trees and the tallest known tree in Canada.