John A. McCrae John McCrae was a Canadian poet John McCrae. He served in the Canadian forces as a medical officer in both the Boer War and World War I. A year after the beginning of World War One, he published a poem in the famous “Punch Magazine”, the only work, by which he would become famous. McCrae was born in McCrae House in Ontario, the grandson of Scottish immigrants. He attended to the well-known Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute and soon became a member of the Guelph militia regiment.
When he came back to Canada in 1925 he taught history at the University of Toronto and got married to Maryon Elspeth Moody on August 22nd, 1925. In 1928 he joined the Foreign Service. In 1927 he was invited to join the Department of External Affairs. Pearson’s political career began when he joined External Affairs as first Secretary in Ottawa on August 28, 1928. From 1935 to 1941, he served in the high office of the Commissioner for Canada in London, UK.
For a few years, the senior Bell and Thomas Henderson collected royalties from the lease of telephone hardware to customers in the limited late 1870s Canadian market who either operated their own personal network infrastructure or subscribed to a third party telecommunications service provider. (Bell Canada, 2011) In 1879 Bell's father sold his Canadian rights to the National Bell Telephone Company, formed in Boston, Massachusetts earlier that year by the merger of Bell Telephone Company and International Bell Telephone Company, which in 1880 reorganized as the American Bell Telephone Company, initiating the Bell System. That same year the Canadian division was renamed "the Bell Telephone Company of Canada Ltd." and headed by U.S. executive Charles Fleetford Sise from Chicago who served as its first general manager. (Bell Canada, 2011) The first supplier of telephones to Bell was a company established by Thomas C. Cowherd and his son James H. Cowherd, in a three story brick building in Brantford, Ontario, creating Canada's first telephone factory. Thomas
It was during Charney's freshman year at Tufts University that the company took on the name "American Apparel,” which actually wasn’t named by Charney. It was there when he began to experiment with screen printing, importation and other parts of the apparel business (Charney). In the beginning, Charney imported Hanes T-shirts to Canada. He was a grey marketer of Hanes T-shirts before he started making his own T-shirt. Charney would buy the shirts in the USA, sometimes from Kmart during cyclical sales, when they would sell the goods at cost, and then bring them into Canada and undercut the Canadian distribution channel.
Ralph!" "Let him be the chief with the trumpet-thing." (Golding 22), this passage in the novel demonstrates the power that the conch gives Ralph, very similar to the label "Secretary General", given to Ban Ki-Moon of the U.N. he is one of the most respected men in the world because of the label. The U.N has had many had many successful attempts at stopping war and bringing peace and order to the world, they are very well respected throughout the whole world. While the U.N. has had
Does the senate have an important role in modern day parliament? These are all questions that have been asked at an increasing rate ever since Prime Minister Harper took over and it makes you wonder if change to our senate is out of the equation. What role does the senate play in current Canadian Parliament? Canadian Senators Examine and Revise Legislation. The Senate of Canada is often referred to as the “upper house” of Canadian politics.
Each mall contained an Eaton's store, or was in close proximity to an Eaton's store, and typically the mall itself carried the "Eaton Centre" name.” Eaton centre became Canada's dominate retailer, and its founder Timothy Eaton was one of the most well known people of time. Eaton's had a catalogue that was distributed around town to show there product and as Eaton centre grew and got bigger so did their catalogue and products.After seeing all the success that Timothy Eaton had other retailers tried to do the same. In the year 1907 Timothy Eaton sadly passed away, and the company “was succeeded by John Craig Eaton as President of the T. Eaton Co. Limited. The company’s success continued under Timothy’s heir.” John tried his best to keep the company running and stable just like Timothy Eaton, but as time went on and the demands of the economy changed John had to keep up. By the 1970s Eaton's was losing money because of their catalogue.
Aboriginal peoples in Canada comprises of three nationally recognized groups, the First Nations and the Inuit, who were the first Aboriginal groups in Canada, and the Metis, who emerged after the settlement of Canada. According to a census in 2006, more than one million people in Canada identify themselves as an Aboriginal person (AANDC, n.d.). Although there are historical preconceptions of aboriginal people in Canada, many indigenous people have adapted to contemporary societal principles as well as staying connected with their past heritage. First Nations people in the past have been stereotypes based upon old western films (cowboy vs. Indian) as well as the aggressive drunk, or obese and impoverished. Contemporary First Nations people challenge these stereotypes by being a present member in Canadian society.
We all have lived for many years in our lives now, and have asked many questions like, what will be the temperature tomorrow? And will I feel better tomorrow? But have you really thought about the people that were there before us? The ones that migrated and immigrated in North America?, The Aboriginals. This informative essay will talk about many subjects including the Quebec’s population now; the reasons why people immigrate in Quebec, then will demystify who were the first occupants and where they were in 1500.
November 11, 2011 Private Healthcare: The Secrets Within One of the most recognizable features of Canada is our public healthcare. Our healthcare system is world renowned, and makes other countries green with envy. It was first conceived in 1947, by Tommy Douglas in Saskatchewan. It was introduced to provide the people of Saskatchewan with affordable medical care. This system has been used ever since, and provides Canadians with up to $5000 dollars of medical coverage for surgery, abrupt hospital visits, and other uses (Canada, 2009).