Gastown It is a national historic site in Downtown Vancouver. It is named after
John Deighton, also known as Gassy Jack and he is a Yorkshire seaman.
Burrard Inlet It is a shallow inlet in the southwest of British Columbia, Canada.
This inlet sep
Sir John A. MacDonald
Sir John A. MacDonald was born on January 11, 1815 in Glasgow, Scotland and
died on June 6, 1891 in Ottawa, Ontario at the age of 76. He immigrated to Canada in
1820 and grew up to become a lawyer. Later he became the first prime min
The Study of Canadian History
Rebellion and Reform (Time Span: 1815 1850)
By 1830, the struggle for democratic government in the colonies of British North
America has reached fever pitch. As the colonies grow in wealth and population, a
generation of char
natural resources These are materials like minerals, forests, water, and fertile
lands that occur in nature and it can be used to gain economics.
economy It is the wealth and resources of a country, like the goods and
services the c
Canadians are famous for hockey internationally because of how many
people enjoy watching and playing hockey after it was invented in the 1890s. It
became one of Canadas major sports. An activity just played with a stick and a
puck got many Canadia
9 Scrutineer - People who observe voting and counting on behalf of
candidates. They make sure that election rules are followed and that the counting
is done fairly.
4 Absentee voting - Voting for people who cannot vote in another way becaus
Canadian Event Resignation of Alberta premier, Alison Redford
On Sunday evening of March 19, 2014, Alison Redford announced that
she will resign as Alberta premier. It was because she was not prepared to allow
party and caucus infighting to
1) Federation It is a political entity characterized by a union of partially self-
governing states or regions under a central government. An example
would be Germany with sixteen Lnder. Another example would be on
January 1, 1901, all st
The middle and lower classes tried to change the existing system and this
forced some radical change and lead to the Rebellions of 1837-1838 in Upper
and Lower Canada. In Lower Canada, the uprisings were led by Louis-Joseph
Papineau and the Par
The Metis They are recognized as the Aboriginal peoples in Canada.
The Manitoba Act of 1870 It is an act of the Parliament of Canada in response
to the Metis concerns of the provisional government. It created Canadas fifth
province and it w
1) Rock Formation:
(a) Igneous: These rocks are called fire rocks and they are formed under or above
ground. Underground rocks are made from magma that is trapped in small pockets.
As the magma cools down, igneous rocks are formed. I