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  • Defining Moments in Canadian history.

    events actions and decisions that we call defining moments. Canada has been through many battles‚ very hard chosen decisions‚ and gone through many changes that have changed the way Canadians live today. Certain people have influenced the country in a positive way and made Canada a stronger nation. Events such as the battle of Vimy Ridge‚ the formation of NATO‚ the creation of the Canadian flag and people such as Lester B. Pearson all assisted in defining Canada as a nation. Vimy Ridge ran almost

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  • Defining Moments in the Canadian History.

    and decisions that we call defining moments. Canada has been through many battles‚ very hard chosen decisions‚ and gone through many changes that have changed the way Canadians live today. The battle of Vimy Ridge‚ the life on the home front in World War One‚ the invasion of D-day‚ and the impact of immigration were the most important defining moments for Canada in the 20th Century. Vimy Ridge is now called a Canadian Milestone. It was one of the notable moments because it brought world recognition

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  • Defining Moments in Canadian History

    crucial moments in Canadian history. Some defining moments would include the battle of Vimy Ridge‚ the on to Ottawa track‚ and the persons case. Without the nineties Canada wouldn’t really be what it is today. One of the biggest events that occurred in that decade was the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Some say it was the time Canada surfaced from under Britain’s supremacy; others feel that it was a time of Canada’s independence. It was a tough battle but the consistency and the devotion of Canadian soldiers

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  • Canadian Military Defining Moments

    Each individual‚ family‚ business‚ or country all had defining moments that have shaped them into their current appearances and outcomes. During the development of a country‚ its people are fortified by many important events. These events are the "Defining Moments" which developed a country to what it is today. For Canada‚ their defining moments relate to military and war. Canada has given major military contributions in the Day of Deliverance‚ the battle of Vimy Ridge‚ and the Italian Campaign and

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  • The Halifax Explosion: A Defining Moment In Canadian History

    The Halifax Explosion was a defining moment in Canadian history‚ due to the tragedy that it created. On 6 December 1917‚ two ships collided and exploded in Halifax Harbour destroying many parts of the city‚ killing almost 2‚000 people and injuring more than 9‚000. The accident occurred at 8:40 a.m. when the ships Imo and Mont Blanc collided in the middle of the harbour. Imo was heading out of the harbour while Mont Blanc was heading in. The Mont Blanc was carrying 2‚653 tonnes of heavy artillery

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  • Canada's Defining Moments in History

    Canada‚ as a rising country‚ encountered several defining moments during its history. Canada’s involvement in NATO‚ NORAD‚ and the United Nations were the three biggest defining moments in Canadian history that cannot be forgotten. These were the most defining moments in Canadian history since Canada started to become known worldwide because of their contribution towards international relations. Prime Minister Mackenzie King once said “Canada should play an active role in international affairs after

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  • Defining moment in Canadian Journalism - The FLQ Crisis

    The Role of Journalism in the FLQ Crisis Michael Yang JOUR1000A Introduction Any discussion regarding the defining moments in Canada’s history must include the infamous October Crisis of 1970. Occurring throughout the province of Quebec‚ particularly in the metropolitan areas of Montreal‚ the socio-political implications of this affair were so significant that its effects can still be felt four decades later. However‚ many tend to overlook the substantial role that the media played in shaping

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  • Defining moments of Canada

    Battles that changed Canadian history All these years Canada expanded into a well-built country. Canada has participated in many battles throughout the world and this has changed how Canada was seen. The first defining moment was the battle of Ypres‚ where Canadian soldiers were the victims of the first gas attack by the Germans. The second defining moment was the liberation of Netherlands‚ where Dutch people thank Canadians for the concern towards them. The third defining moment was Canada in Rwanda

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  • Defining Moments

    Michelle Okonma ENG4U Ms. Wilhelmina Amansec 07‚ February 2013 Response Journal on The Great Debaters Quotation: “When I was a child‚ I spoke as a child‚ I understood like a child‚ I thought as a child‚ but when I became a man‚ I put away childish ways” Why‚ do you think‚ he chose this verse? Dr. James Farmer‚ a renowned educationist quoted the scripture 1 Corinthians 13:11 at the beginning of the movie‚ when he was addressing the freshmen of

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  • Defining Moments in Canada

    Defining Moments in Canadian History During the 20th century‚ there were many events and situations that helped define the country of Canada. There were positive moments‚ but also a good amount of negative ones. Of course‚ the successful events kept Canadians in a positive light‚ but the negative situations helped Canada learn from its mistakes and went to prove how strong and brave its citizens were/are. The three most defining moments would have to be the Dieppe Raid

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