Canada in the Contemporary World Web Links

UNIT 1 Diversity and Pluralism in Canada

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Stories of citizenship



Pier 21

www.pier21.ca


Canadian Education Association

www.cea-ace.ca

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Immigration services and advice to newcomers



Manitoba Labour and Immigration: Immigration and Multiculturalism

http://www.immigratemanitoba.com


A Newcomer’s Introduction to Canada

www.cic.gc.ca

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Citizenship and immigration fee schedules

www.cic.gc.ca

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Canadian immigration process game



For teachers

www.virtualmuseum.ca


For students

www.virtualmuseum.ca

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Raoul Wallenberg and Nelson Mandela



A tribute to Raoul Wallenberg

www.pch.gc.ca


Address by Prime Minister Jean Chrétien on the occasion of the investiture of Nelson Rohlilahla Mandela as an Honorary Citizen of Canada

www.southasianoutlook.com


Nelson Mandela addresses Canadian Parliament

http://archives.cbc.ca

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s citizenship test

www.cic.gc.ca

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CBC Television’s Greatest Canadian contest: Pierre Trudeau

www.cbc.ca

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Rights timeline and rights map

www.chrc-ccdp.ca

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Stateless people: Merhan Karimi Nasseri

http://en.wikipedia.org

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Canada’s physiographic regions and natural resources



Natural Resources Canada: Geological Survey of Canada

http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca


Natural Resources Canada: Students and Educators

www.nrcan-rncan.gc.ca

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Canada’s population density

http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov

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Population maps



Total Aboriginal Identity Population by 2001 Census Subdivision

www.statcan.ca/start.html


Proportion of Francophones, 2001 by Census Division

www.statcan.ca/start.html

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Residential schools and their legacy

www.wherearethechildren.ca

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Map of francophone Manitoba

www.franco-manitobain.org

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United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

www.unicef.org

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Richmond Public Library Canadian citizenship practice test

www.yourlibrary.ca

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Citizens who have made contributions to the global community: Dr. Chandrasekhar Sankurathri

www.televisionpoint.com

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History of human rights in Canada

www.chrc-ccdp.ca

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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

http://laws.justice.gc.ca

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Mary Two-Axe Earley

www.elections.ca

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Manitoba Schools Question

www.canadashistory.ca

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La Francophonie

www.pch.gc.ca

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Aboriginal media



Windspeaker

www.ammsa.com


Turtle Island Native Network

www.turtleisland.org


Aboriginal Peoples Television Network

www.aptn.ca

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Say Magazine

www.saymag.com

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Canadian Heritage: Arts and Culture

www.pch.gc.ca

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A Chronology of Canadian Film and Television

www.cftpa.ca

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Aboriginal identity

www.statcan.gc.ca

UNIT 2 Democracy and Governance in Canada

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Democracy Watch

www.dwatch.ca

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The potlatch

www.collectionscanada.ca

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Elijah Harper’s rejection of the Meech Lake Accord

http://archives.cbc.ca

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Manitoba municipality profiles

http://en.wikipedia.org

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Governance in Manitoba’s Aboriginal communities and a virtual tour of Aboriginal Canada


Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs: Manitoba First Nation communities

www.manitobachiefs.com


Virtual tour of Aboriginal Canada

www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca


Virtual tour of Aboriginal Canada: Manitoba

www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca

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Federal government revenues and expenditures

www.statcan.ca

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Salaries of MPs, MLAs, MPPs, PMs, and premiers



Salaries: Members of Parliament and provincial and territorial legislatures

www.cbc.ca


Indemnities, salaries, and allowances: Members of the House of Commons

www.parl.gc.ca

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Hansard

www.hansard.ca


Question Period

www.parl.gc.ca


House of Commons committee meetings

www.cpac.ca

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Emily Murphy and the Famous Five

www.famous5.org

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Manitoba Public Library Web sites

http://maplin.gov.mb.ca
www.collectionscanada.ca

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World newspapers

www.world-newspapers.com

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Government of Canada Web sites

http://canada.gc.ca

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Manitoba Justice: Information on the law, the courts, and trials

www.gov.mb.ca

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Elections Canada

www.elections.ca

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The Canada Page

http://cana-blog.blogspot.ca/

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Aboriginal youth suicide



Centre for Suicide Prevention

www.suicideinfo.ca


Turtle Island Native Network

www.turtleisland.org


Canadian Institutes of Health Research: Suicide Prevention Targeting Aboriginal People

www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca


Health Canada: First Nations and Inuit Health

www.hc-sc.gc.ca

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Rights of youth at school

www.manitobahumanrights.ca

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Winnipeg’s bylaws

www.winnipeg.ca

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Internet downloading and levies



Canadian copyright levy on blank audio recording media: FAQs

http://neil.eton.ca


Copyright Board’s private copying 2003-2004 decision

www.cb-cda.gc.ca

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Manitoba’s Human Rights Code and the Manitoba Human Rights Commission

www.gov.mb.ca


Environmental Youth Corps (EYC)

www.gov.mb.ca

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National Citizens Coalition

www.thehilltimes.ca


Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

www.policyalternatives.ca

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Ladybug Foundation

www.ladybugfoundation.ca

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Stages a bill must pass through to become Manitoba law

www.gov.mb.ca

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Non-confidence vote that brought down the Liberal minority government in 2005

www.cbc.ca


Different kinds of federal bills

www.parl.gc.ca

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Federal and provincial contact information



Democracy Watch

www.dwatch.ca


Parliament of Canada

www.parl.gc.ca


Province of Manitoba

www.gov.mb.ca

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Youth wings of major political parties



CPC Energy (Conservative Party of Canada)

www.cpcenergy.ca


Manitoba Young New Democrats

todaysndp.mb.ca


Young Liberals of Canada

www.youngliberals.ca


Green Party of Canada—Youth Wing

generationgreenblog.blogspot.com

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Pollsters and polling

http://info.wlu.ca

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Elections Manitoba electoral districts

www.electionsmanitoba.ca

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What happened to protesting members of the Edible Ballot Society and other strange election facts

www.elections.ca

www.elections.ca

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Youth justice in Canada

www.justice.gc.ca

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Report of the Manitoba Aboriginal Justice Inquiry

www.ajic.mb.ca

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Onashowewin

www.onashowewin.com

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Preamble to the Clarity Act

http://laws.justice.gc.ca

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Stand-offs between Aboriginal activists and police



at Oka, Quebec

http://archives.cbc.ca


at Ipperwash, Ontario

http://archives.cbc.ca


at Gustafsen Lake, BC

http://archives.cbc.ca

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National Video Competition

www.cic.gc.ca

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“Big Mountie Is Watching You,” warns the CCLA

www.ericsquire.org

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Ombudsman Manitoba: Youth rights on the job, at school, and in the justice system

www.ombudsman.mb.ca

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Volunteer sites and service groups in your Manitoba community



Charity Village

www.charityvillage.com


Manitoba Municipality Profiles

www.wikipedia.org

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Logos of clubs and organizations



Canadian Civil Liberties Association

www.ccla.org


Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties

www.marl.mb.ca


Leaders Today

www.leaderstoday.com


Free the Children

www.freethechildren.com


Centre for Social Justice

www.socialjustice.org


Habitat for Humanity

www.habitat.org


Rotary International

www.rotary.org


Canadian 4-H Council

www.4-h-canada.ca

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Unions in Canada

http://canadianlabour.ca

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Essential Services Act

web2.gov.mb.ca/laws

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Rates of unionization among Canadian men and women

www.statcan.ca

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Assisted suicide



Sue Rodriguez

www.cbc.ca


Marcel Tremblay

www.cbc.ca

UNIT 3 Canada in the Global Context

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Statistics Canada as a source for economic and business data

http://www.statcan.gc.ca

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Tommy Douglas’s most famous parable: the “mouseland story”

www.archives.cbc.ca

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Where your tax dollar goes
scroll down for pie graphs

www.fin.gc.ca

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“McBoycott” to protest US tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber

www.canada.com

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Canada’s trading partners in imports and exports

http://strategis.gc.ca

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Manitoba NPOs and charities that involve youth



Youth in Philanthropy Canada

www.yipcanada.org


Community Foundations of Canada

www.cfc-fcc.ca


NonprofitsCan

www.nonprofitscan.ca


Action Without Borders

www.idealist.org

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Socially responsible corporations



Industry Canada: Corporate social responsibility

www.ic.gc.ca


Canadian Business for Social Responsibility

www.cbsr.ca


Corporate Knights

www.corporateknights.ca

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Trade data from Industry Canada

http://strategis.ic.gc.ca

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The Righteous Among the Nations

www1.yadvashem.org

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Evolution, human intelligence, and the myth of race

www.pbs.org

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International Criminal Court

www.icc-cpi.int

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Canadian Race Relations Foundation

www.crr.ca

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Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca

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Zahra Kazemi

www.cbc.ca

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Application form for CIDA’s Global Classroom Initiative

www.acdi-cida.gc.ca

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Canadian Council for International Cooperation

www.ccic.ca

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Project Love

www.codecan.org

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Canadian International Development Agency’s Butterfly 208 contest

www.acdi-cida.gc.ca

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UN Water for Life Decade (2005-2015)

www.un.org

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Inuit and First Nations water crisis

www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca

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Human Development Index data and the Annual Human Development Report

http://hdr.undp.org

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Population clock

www.prb.org
www.ibiblio.org

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Education and Literacy

 


Project Love

www.codecan.org


Literacy Partners of Manitoba

www.mb.literacy.ca

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Statistics Canada: census data

www.statcan.ca

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Lester Pearson



Nobel Peace Prize presentation speech
Why he won the Nobel Peace Prize and a biography of Pearson

http://nobelprize.org


His acceptance speech

http://nobelprize.org

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Canada’s contribution to Afghanistan



Faces and names of Canadian soldiers who have been wounded or killed

www.cbc.ca


Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s speech to Canadian troops in March 2006

www.cbc.ca
www.pm.gc.ca

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Environment Canada’s Youth and the Environment Web site

www.ec.gc.ca

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Environmental organizations



Greenpeace

www.greenpeace.org/canada


United Nations Environment Programme (Tunza)
(click on Children and Youth)

www.unep.org

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Internet resources for information on world events



Foreign Affairs Canada and CIDA

www.international.gc.ca
www.acdi-cida.gc.ca


UN’s Cyberschoolbus

www.un.org


Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

www.cbc.ca


Internet Public Library

www.ipl.org

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Millennium Development Goals

www.un.org

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Mine Ban Treaty



International Campaign to Ban Landmines

www.icbl.org


States not party to the treaty

www.icbl.org


Information from Foreign Affairs Canada

www.mines.gc.ca

UNIT 4 Canada: Opportunities and Challenges

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CBC Archives

http://archives.cbc.ca

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Statistics Canada

www.statcan.ca