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Susan Munroe

Updated Articles and Resources

By Susan Munroe

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Parliament of Canada - An Introduction Created: Saturday, April 07, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Learn the basics about the Parliament of Canada, the legislative branch of the Canadian federal government.
    • Nigel Wright Created: Saturday, November 30, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      A former financial executive with an outstanding career runs into trouble when he tries to handle the Senate expenses scandal.
    • Georges Vanier Created: Monday, April 04, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Georges Vanier was a Canadian war hero and diplomat and the first French-Canadian Governor General of Canada.
    • Prime Minister Kim Campbell Created: Thursday, November 13, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Kim Campbell was the first woman to be Prime Minister of Canada. She can also claim other firsts for Canadian women in government.
    • Prince Edward Island Facts Created: Monday, December 22, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Key facts about the province of Prince Edward Island, Canada - geography, government and industry.
    • Ottawa, the Capital City of Canada Created: Saturday, June 20, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Key facts about Ottawa, the capital city of Canada, including population, government, attractions and the weather.
    • Pierre Trudeau Dies Created: Monday, September 27, 2004 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Pierre Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada, died in September 2000, leaving a legacy of justice and equality, and a bilingual Canada that includes Quebec.
    • Pierre Trudeau State Funeral Created: Saturday, November 29, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      After five days of public mourning, the state funeral for former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau was held in the magnificence of Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, Quebec.
    • Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau Created: Sunday, September 30, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Prime Minister of Canada for 15 years, Pierre Trudeau fought for a united Canada with a strong federal government and a just society.
    • The Halifax Explosion in 1917 Created: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      The collision of two ships in Halifax Harbour during World War I caused the world's largest man-made explosion before the nuclear age.
    • John McCrae Created: Friday, October 31, 2003 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Canadian poet, doctor and soldier John McCrae wrote the poem In Flanders Fields for a friend killed at Ypres in World War I.
    • Sir Arthur Currie Created: Saturday, October 11, 2003 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Sir Arthur Currie was the first Canadian-appointed commander of the Canadian Corps in World War I. He led the Canadians through a string of victories in 1917-18.
    • Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent Created: Thursday, November 20, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Louis St. Laurent was a wealthy corporate lawyer who first entered politics when he was 60. He was Prime Minister of Canada for nearly a decade.
    • Canadian Sales Tax Rates Created: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      Check the current rates for sales taxes (GST, PST and HST) in each of the provinces and territories in Canada.
    • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Created: Sunday, November 09, 2003 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      The unidentified Canadian soldier buried in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa represents all Canadian service people who have no known grave.
    • Canadian Provinces and Territories - Key Facts Created: Saturday, December 27, 2003 Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014
      Fact sheets on the provinces and territories of Canada - geography, government and industry.
    • Queen Elizabeth Created: Monday, October 31, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014
      As Canada's head of state, Queen Elizabeth has a special relationship with Canada and Canadians.
    • Battle of Dieppe Created: Wednesday, August 18, 2004 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      The Dieppe raid in World War II was a test for the full-scale invasion of western Europe, and it was a disaster for the Canadians.
    • How To Redirect Your Mail in Canada Created: Sunday, April 02, 2000 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      A simple how to on how to have your mail redirected in Canada
    • Winnipeg Created: Sunday, October 26, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Learn the definition and name origin of Winnipeg, the capital city of the province of Manitoba in Canada.
    • Minimum Wage in Canada Created: Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      The hourly minimum wage in Canada in each of the provinces and territories.
    • Travel Health Insurance for Canadians Created: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Understand travel health insurance and protect yourself and your family from financial disaster when travelling outside Canada.
    • House of Commons Created: Monday, February 02, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      House of Commons - definition of House of Commons in Canada.
    • member of the provincial parliament - MPP Created: Sunday, March 13, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Member of the provincial parliament- definition of member of the provincial parliament or MPP in Ontario, Canada.
    • Ontario Election Results - 2011 Created: Friday, October 07, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      In the 2011 Ontario provincial election Dalton McGuinty and the Liberals win a third mandate, but this time it's a minority government by just one seat.
    • Canadian Conferences on Confederation Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      The three conferences at which colonies in British North America hammered out the terms for creating the Dominion of Canada in 1867.
    • Prime Minister Paul Martin Created: Friday, December 12, 2003 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Profile of Paul Martin, Prime Minister of Canada from 2003 to 2006 - biography, professional and political background.
    • Canadian Elections Voters Lists Created: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Canadian federal and provincial elections voters lists and permanent registers of electors in Canada." itemprop="description"> Saturday, December 08, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      The basics on study permits for Canada - who needs a study permit to study in Canada, how to apply for one, and how they work.
    • Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald Created: Monday, November 17, 2003 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      The first Prime Minister of Canada and a Father of Confederation, Sir John A. Macdonald combined a vision of Canada with alcoholism.
    • sovereignty association Created: Friday, March 04, 2005 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Definition of sovereignty association and the province of Quebec.
    • Canadian Electoral Districts and Ridings Created: Friday, September 24, 2004 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Canadian electoral districts - federal and provincial electroral districts, ridings and constituencies in Canada." itemprop="description">>