The school is housed in the River Building. Students, alumni and faculty of NPSIA are referred to as NPSIAns (nip-see-yins). NPSIA is Canada's leading school of international affairs, founded during what is commonly considered a golden age of Canadian diplomacy. The school offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of global issues, divided into seven clusters. NPSIA is the only full Canadian member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs, a group of the world's top schools in international affairs.
It is an open-ended real estate investment trust. The company was founded in 1964 in Nova Scotia and was converted into an unincorporated open-ended publicly traded real estate investment trust in 2006. Crombie primary focuses on acquiring and operating grocery and drug stores within the shopping centers and malls and freestanding stores. Crombie owns property in 6 provinces in Canada that includes: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec, Ontario, and Alberta. Crombie’s portfolio fair value is about $4.1 billion Canadian dollars.
Exporting is when companies overseas of Canada are purchasing Canadian services or goods. Exporting would be business 2 business or for resale. Canada’s mostly exports to United States of America, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Those countries have various services and goods that export from Canada. The top exports that Canada has are motor vehicles, industrial machinery, aircraft, telecommunications equipment, chemicals, and fertilizers for the plants, forestry products, and consumer or customer goods and there are more things that Canada exports.
Following the great explorative successes, some Americans would soon venture westwards which was largely supported by rhetoric, law and the vision of the founding fathers to have a far-reaching territory. As the manufacturing industry rose in New England, the westward expansion was both timely and economically viable. The American settlers were moving rapidly to what is referred to as the Midwest today and this necessitated the development of infrastructure through the development of canals, roads, and railroads. The rapid expansion of infrastructure, more specifically the railroads, would then purge the country into a new era of medicine, manufacture, and agricultural inventions (Neil, 1964). The Midwest became an inspiration that saw the symbolic development of the American identity in the 19th century with development of acting, painting, and writing.
Andrew Carnegie would create an empire that would move the steel industry. Under his influence steel plants started to be built all over the nation. This helped the nation be able to get building materials faster. Overall Andrew Carnegie played a major role in the Industrial Revolution by expanding the steel trade. He helped the expansion and the distribution of steel.
Macdonald’s government granted massive grants to the Canadian Pacific Railway. Canadian Pacific Railway was founded in 1881 (Lavalle, 2008). It was created to connect Canada’s both populated and unpopulated areas. The amazing engineering was finished
Hudson's Bay is described today as “Canada’s most iconic department store” manufacturing products from Canada's Olympic attire to furniture. Though it doesn't seem like it, this quintessential Canadian company has a long history all leading back to the fur trade. It all started in 1659 with the discovery of a great amount of fur by two men of the names Radisson and des Groseilliers...The mass of fur could only be accessed via the ‘Hudson's Bay’. May 2nd, 1670 the two men started a trading business called the HBC ‘The Hudson's Bay Company’ which today is the “oldest continuously operating trading company,” Where they would make fur trades and transport it through The Hudson's Bay as well as having trading posts built along it. It was 1684 when the first factory was developed in York, however, in 1782 a fire destroyed it.
Thousands kilometres of roads, canals and railway were made of use to transport material swiftly and efficiently. All over the country factories sprang up and people moved from an agricultural society to an industrialized, urbanized civilization. The 18th century was absolutely crucial to the history of Britain, and the entire world. The transformation set in motion there, helped to form the world we live in today. One fascinating question remains; why did the Industrial Revolution begin in Great Britain?
As friendly neighbors, Americans often view Canada as being quite similar to their homeland in many ways. On the surface we all look pretty much the same, talk pretty much the same, and seem to have many similar interests, however once you scratch the surface it becomes clear just how much difference a border can make. The most evident physical differences are land mass and population. Although Nations Online Project (2016) identifies Canada as the second largest country in the world by land mass, the U.S. ranks third in the world for population size, containing a hefty 324,057,079 people, while Canada places modestly in thirty-eighth with a population of 36,307,894, almost two hundred ninety million fewer than the U.S. Geography and Housing
The steam engine, essentially, came to be the “energy” that later powered the most “advanced textile inventions” like the spinning mule and the power loom (Cleary 33). Additionally, it “revolutionized” transportation for the rest of Britain when it was “applied” to later inventions such as the steam locomotive invented by British engineer Richard Trevithick and the steamship invented by American Robert Fulton in the early 1800s (Cleary 33). All of these new inventions came to harness the steam engine in one way or another and were able to become more efficient and a lot more powerful, which would inevitably change the way technology, machinery and mass production would work in the years to
Canada Hockey Place is the venue for 2010 Winter Games ice hockey tournament. The name Canada Hockey Place was given to Rogers Arena during the Olympics. Opened in 1995, Rogers Arena is an indoor sports arena located in Vancouver. Rogers Arena is very close to several other visiting spots and services such as BC Place Stadium, Historical Chinatown Tours, Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver Cruises, Vancouver Fishing Charters, Vancouver Mysteries, Science World just to name a few. Reaching Vancouver is not a difficult task as the city is strategically connected to other big and small cities including Canada via bus, air and railway
During the war, Canada was Britain’s largest exporter of supplies and war materials. The London Free Press of August 24, 1939 stated that Canada was expected to “lead all the dominions in export of arms and materials to the mother country in the event of war” (Santor, 6). From 1939 to 1945, Canada created a total of 900k rifles, 815k military vehicles, 244k machine guns, 16k aircraft, 6.5k tanks, 3.3k landing craft, 487 escort ships, 410 merchant ships, and 254 navy tugs (Santor, 8). About 70% of all war production manufactured by Canada went overseas. In January of 1942, Canada made its first comprehensive attempt to help Britain finance the war, Canada — knowing that Britain had no feasible way to pay for it — gave Britain war munitions worth $1 billion, nicknamed the ‘Billion Dollar Gift’, as well as an interest free loan of $700 million.
In fact, Pearson airport, Canada’s largest airport, has been named after him. Pearson had contributed so much to Canada, as he reviewed old policies and created new ones. He played huge roles in peacekeeping missions, and was critical to the creation of Canada’s national flag (Bothwell). Lester B. Pearson proved to be an
The welfare state developed in Canada because of the influential effect of business that has a powerful relationship with the federal government, even at times where Conservative or Liberal parties were in power. Through economic development, the state helped raise the qualifications for the labour force, while reducing their expectations at the same time. Along with that, the state gave businesses its bailouts, subsidies, funding guarantees, and infrastructure, at this time. Comparing Canada and the United States helps to outline what is discrete about Canadian politics. In Canada, businesses were never exposed to the same kind of strict anti-combines rules and regulations as those found in the US.
Newfoundland made the right decision in joining Canada in 1949 because in return they were given the promise of prosperity and security due to family allowance, higher standards of living and relief of debt. When Newfoundland joined Confederation, it was by far the the poorest province. Billions of dollars of equalization payments later and investments into the province by the Federal Government, now means Newfoundland is richer than the average Canadian province and has not qualified for equalization payments since 2008. The first reason why Newfoundland made the right decision in joining Canadian Confederation was because Canada relieved Newfoundland of the financial debt burdening it. Newfoundland had a period