Maritime Capital of Canada


Maritime Capital of Canada
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  • cañada — /keuhn yah deuh, yad euh/, n. Chiefly Western U.S. 1. a dry riverbed. 2. a small, deep canyon. [1840 50; < Sp, equiv. to cañ(a) CANE + ada n. suffix] * * * Canada Introduction Canada Background: A land of vast distances and rich natural resources …   Universalium

  • Canada — /kan euh deuh/, n. a nation in N North America: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 29,123,194; 3,690,410 sq. mi. (9,558,160 sq. km). Cap.: Ottawa. * * * Canada Introduction Canada Background: A land of vast distances and rich natural… …   Universalium

  • Maritime Fur Trade — The North West Coast during the Maritime Fur Trade era, about 1790 to 1840 The Maritime Fur Trade was a ship based fur trade system that focused on acquiring furs of sea otters and other animals from the indigenous peoples of the Pacific… …   Wikipedia

  • Maritime Union — The three Maritime provinces. Maritime Union is a proposed political union of the three Maritime provinces of Canada to form a single new province which would be the fifth largest in Canada by population. In the past, this vision has sometimes… …   Wikipedia

  • Canada — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Canada <p></p> Background: <p></p> A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the… …   The World Factbook

  • Maritime Football League — The Maritime Football League is a men s tackle football league in the Maritime Provinces of Canada. The season runs from May until August. The league consists of former CFL, CIS, and High School football players. [1][2] MFL Logo …   Wikipedia

  • Canada-Uni, — Canada Pour les articles homonymes, voir Canada (homonymie).  Pour l’article homophone, voir Kannada …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Canada progressiste — Canada Pour les articles homonymes, voir Canada (homonymie).  Pour l’article homophone, voir Kannada …   Wikipédia en Français

  • CANADA — CANADA, country in northern half of North America and a member of the British Commonwealth. At the beginning of the 21st century, its population of approximately 370,000 Jews made it the world s fourth largest Jewish community after the United… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Canada — • Comprises all that part of North America north of the United States, with the exception of Newfoundland, and Labrador Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Canada     Canada      …   Catholic encyclopedia


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