Hudson’s Bay Company Today • Most of the Hudson’s Bay Company stores were in Western Canada until the 1960’s when the company bought several chains in Montreal and shorten their name to the Bay. • This Lead to the expansion to eastern Canada. • It was the largest chain store in Canada by 1978. • The bay was still involved in fur trade up until 1991, when it sold the last of its trading posts. • It is now a chain of over 90 department stores across Canada and is North America’s oldest company.
The mestizo group makes up almost sixty percent of the country’s population while nine percent is white. These different groups make a culture that is unique to Mexico. The majority of Mexico’s population today still speaks Spanish. Only about six percent speak both Spanish and other local languages such as, Mayan, Nahuatl,
Sears Sears Canada Inc. is a retailer which has its headquarter in Toronto, Ontario, which runs businesses in all provinces and territories of Canada with a network of 167 corporate stores, 38 home-improvement showrooms, 197 Hometown stores, 85 Sears Travel offices and a countrywide home safeguarding, revamp, and installation network. SLH Transport, a goods trucking company and completely owned auxiliary which has its headquarters in Kingston, Ontario, gives Sears with transportation and logistics services and they have 3,700 trailers, 620 trucks and 900 associates with terminals based all through Canada. Sears also has a universal merchandise catalogue with more than 1,300 catalogue merchandise pickup positions. There is a Sears store within a 10-minute drive of 93% of Canadians. Around 20,000 people its employees all through the company.
In ten years the livestock population decreased by 16 million. As a result of the Five-Year Plans the industrial output was 5.8 times larger than in 1913 in 1937, and the Soviet Union was the first European country with that volume of mass production. In 1940, there were 9,971,000 industrial workers, three times the amount in 1928 before the Five-Year Plans. This meant that the working class was
They don’t really have a main religion. “Roman Catholic 42.6%, Protestant 23.3%, other Christian 4.4%, Muslim 1.9%, other and unspecified 11.8%, none 16%.”(Canada) But most natives in Canada have native tribes they belong to that perform their own rituals. “Canada serves as home to a diverse group of Indian tribes, The First Nations citizens are found within the largest tribe in Canada. Over 600,000 Canadians consider themselves a part of the First Nations tribe, The Inuit Indians are the least populated Indian group in Canada. About 45,000 Canadians self-identify as part of the Inuit tribe.” (Canada) Tribes play a big part in the religion of Canada because 1/3 of the population is Native or have native
How many cars are there? According to the survey by the University of Toronto’s Data Management Group (2011), there were 1.1 million vehicles in Toronto in 2011. That excessive amount of cars are driven. It is natural stages. Toronto has many cars and drivers, but the number of roads is limited.
Inuit are people indigenous to the Arctic that live in communities along the Arctic coast. Inuktitut is one of the Canadian indigenous languages spoken, with over 90% of Inuit children still learning Inuktitut from birth (Allen, 2007). This is promising for the future of this language, despite the barrage of media influences that are primarily aired throughout Canada in English and French. Around 30,000 people speak Inuktitut as their first language and mostly reside in the northern regions. The basic structure of Inuktitut is dramatically different to that of the English language.
Being more specific, I live nearby the major intersection of King Street and Jameson Avenue. This area is populated with overwhelming number of immigrants from various countries of Asia, South America, Africa and Europe. Majority of them are from Tibetan background. So far I know there are only fifteen Nepalese families in this neighborhood. Among them Ghimire family is one, who immigrated to Canada in 2009.
There are over seventy thousand sworn police officers throughout Canada, and the numbers are steadily growing. The Province of Saskatchewan has the most police officers per capita, with over 200 officers on duty for every one hundred thousand residents. This is equitable, however, as Saskatchewan has the highest crime rates in all of
Nora Happel says that in 2014, ethnic people in newspaper journalism made up 13.34%, where ethnic people made up 37.4% of the nation (Happel, 2015). The Toronto Star newspaper has a total of 50 journalists who are mentioned by name of which 7 are visibly ethnic. The Toronto Star newspaper (14%) is a close parallel to the percentage of ethnic
Even when they are living in cities with high poverty rates, the average citizen of that city tends to be better off than people of visible minorities. Western European immigrants tend to have poverty rates lower than the city’s average poverty rate. While alternatively visible minority immigrants tend to have a poverty rate higher than the average poverty rate of the city. The authors also compared poverty rates of immigrants with their age at when they immigrated to Canada. They found that people who immigrated to Canada when they were 10-19 years old are more likely to be poor than immigrated during earlier or later years of their lives.
It has come to the point where only top ten percent of Canadians see their wealth increase while the bottom ninety percent of the population wealth decreases each year. Poverty and wealth is difficult to measure in terms of geographic dimension. The pictures below demonstrate
Overall obesity of Arctic adults exceeded all – Canadian rates.” In this study, the author’s did a study on Canadian arctic population (First nation, Metis, Inuit) about consumption of traditional food pre-contact with Europeans and variation of consumption in elder, adults and children. Artic people’s total diet, their traditional food habits and Body mass Index were assessed. At the end of study, it was recorded that only 10 – 36 % of the energy considered to be derived from Traditional food habits; Adults of age group more than 40 years were consistent in consuming the traditional food as compared to younger