Canada is often praised for having more efficient gun laws than the United States, but most people do not know that Canadian laws too, have much room for improvement. The basis of obtaining a gun license in the United States involves paying many fees, while licensing in Canada involves numerous training courses and tests. In the American Federal Firearms Regulations Reference Guide, it addresses the fees involved in creating, importing, distributing, as well as the brief application process (up to 60-days) to obtain a license (Federal Firearms Regulations). However, Canadian citizens must go through a much longer process. In order to get the basic license, a person must take the Canadian Firearm Safety Course, pass a written exam, and pass an in-class practical exam.
Canada is well known for its peacekeeping efforts and contributions through peacekeeping. Yet, few of the population knows of Canada’s transition to peacemaking, and how Canada aims to return to keeping peace instead creating it. Peacekeeping first transitioned to peacemaking after the Cold War. The change caused public opinion to drop, resulting in Canada declining missions, and contributing less to the UN’s peacekeeping efforts. The Canadian government became unhappy with what Canada's Peacekeeping had become, and decided to take on and complete missions in a manner unlike the way that they were completed for years prior, but in a way alike peacekeeping once was.
This essay will prove that graduating students in Ontario should only study Canadian literature in a Grade 12 English course. While good writers exist in all cultures, Ontario students should only study Canadian writers. Because we need to become more familiar with our literature. Three reasons for this are; the need to focus on our own Canadian culture despite being surrounded by other cultures, the need to promote and establish our own writers, and the need to encourage younger Canadian authors. Students in Ontario taking English should only study Canadian literature because we are completely swamped by the American culture around us.
Canada had sent hardly any troops to Dieppe compared to future battles and they suffered. The soldiers that were killed were a great percentage of the total number of soldiers and this caused Canada to learn that there truly is power in numbers. Canada learned to plan all bombings and raids. Timing was everything. Without the right timing, troops can get confused and mistakes
Dutton, Forest, Kneebone and Zwicker(2018)note that a 2009 Canadian Senate Report argues that health care system costs were only responsible for 25 percent of health outcomes. The socioeconomic environment played a much larger role in health outcomes(p. E66). This is important for three reasons. The first reason is because it makes it clear that health care spending was not the primary way of improving health care outcomes. The second reason is because it indicates that more attention needs to be paid to the social determinants of health.
Introduction: When we think about culture, we automatically associate it with all of the stereotypes that are known. However, many of us never actually take the effort to find out the true culture of a place, which is why when we go to other countries we are clueless as to the culture and its practices. I believe that it is important to learn about the culture and any relevant information about a country before going there, which is why I have decided to look into the culture of the country Canada and its social practices. The country of Canada is in the continent of North America and it is well known for the friendly culture and open minded citizens. A general description of the culture: Previously, the culture of Canada throughout the country was heavily influenced by the British and the French and their own indigenous people [Loue, S; Sajatovic, M; 2011].
According to expert individuals from the Harvard School of Public Health claim, “Using data from 26 developed countries have shown that wherever there are more firearms, there are more homicides. In the case of United States exponentially more: The American murder rate is roughly 15 times that of other wealthy countries which have much tougher laws controlling private ownership of guns” (Should More Gun Control Laws Be Enacted?). As explained in the quote, the United States is far behind from other leading nations like Australia & Europe. As a result, no major gun laws have been exposed to the public are increasingly higher than those other countries with restricted laws. The article helps you understand the difference in studies of having gun laws compared to other similar countries.
Also, high capacity magazines should be reduced because they increase the number of murder and injury rates. According to an investigation, at least 50% of high capacity magazines are used in 62 mass shootings between 1982 and 2012 (procon 2). If there is a gun at home it could be easily be stolen, 1.4 million guns are stolen from US homes between 2005 and 2010 (“Right to Bear Arms” 2). Another way to prevent gun violence is to have background check and ban on assault weapons. 83% of all adults surveyed approve of background checks according to a Pew Research survey.
Lastly,gun are rarely used for self defense in a dangerous situation.Out of the 29,618,300 violent crimes that were committed between 2007 and 2011,only 235,7000 victims protected themselves with a gun.Between 2007 and 2011,84,495,500 property crimes that were committed only 103,000 people protected themselves with a gun.Thus,it is obvious that guns are unnecessary since they increase the number of crimes committed each year in America because even criminals own guns legally.According to the theguardian.com,in 2011,12,664 murders committed in the U.S.Out of 12,664,8,583 murders were committed by guns.According to the FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation,in 2012,the number of violent crimes increased by 0.7% and property crimes increased by 0.9%.On the other hand,banning guns infringes the right to self defense.According to the National Rifle Association,guns are used in self defense 2.5 million times a year.61% of men and 56% of women surveyed by Pew Research said that applying strict gun laws it would make it more difficult for people to protect themselves,their homes,and families.Nelson Lund,Professor at George Mason University School of Law,states,”The right to self defense and to the means of defending oneself is a basic natural right that grows out the right to life..”Yes,all individuals have the right to defend themselves but civilians with a gun are unlikely unable to stop crimes and are more likely to make a dangerous situation more dangerous.In 2002,a mass
Multiculturalism is popular in many countries as it can be used as a strategy to fight inequalities. Supporters of multiculturalism claim that it removes social and cultural barriers for immigrants and minority groups, making them feel more welcome in Canadian society, promoting a stronger sense of belonging and pride in Canada (Kymlicka, 2010, p. 7). Therefore, multiculturalism is useful as it assists in the integration of immigrants and minorities. On the other hand, critics argues that multiculturalism accentuates the differences between groups rather than their shared rights or identities as the nation’s citizens as it promotes “ghettoization and balkanization” (Kymlicka, 2010, p. 7), thereby encouraging members of ethnic groups to look
During World War 1, Canada was not an independent country, rather it was still controlled by Britain. But, Britain provided Canada with a very minimum amount of responsibility, that is ultimately why Canada became delighted to sign the Treaty of Versailles, because they have never experienced an individual role, in regards to being seen as independent from Britain. Nevertheless, this small significant moment for Canadians was a step closer for them to achieve their independence from Britain. Throughout World War 1, Canada realized that they were functioning better as a team separate from Britain, than they were when they worked under the orders of Britain. Therefore, this started their motivation to become their own established country.
Canada was not prepared for this war at all with only a standing army of 310 trained men. Training of men was inadequate that Canada posed no real threat towards the Germans in the European war. Sir Robert Borden also offers Britain the service of Canadian troops that Britain evidently accepts and the race to 500,00 troops is on. Sir Wilfrid Laurier, former Leader of the Liberal party and Prime Minister spoke for Canada when he stated that “ it is our duty to let Great Britain know and to let the friends and foes of Great Britain know that there is in Canada but one mind and one heart and that all Canadian are behind the mother country”. This means that Canada is loyal in supporting Great Britain behind the line and that Canada will be standing beside them throughout the war.
Ah Canada, the home of crackhead mayors, shitty hockey teams, bad weather and more apologies than citizens. Plus, it is the only country that lies in their own national anthem “The True North strong and free!” the only free thing being their healthcare because everything else is so overpriced. However, I would argue that Canada isn’t America. And even though we may be faulted for being overly polite and linguistically challenged as a Canadian girl, born and raised I can easily say that Canada is absolutely amazing. Because Canada is not America’s “little brother”.
In Vancouver, guns are tightly restricted and as a result, they have much lower murder and assault rates. This brings about the question on whether laxer restrictions on guns are leading to more firearm based crimes. Out of the 34,000 plus gun deaths a year in these cities, only 300 of them are people shooting an intruder. The threat of being attacked has struck the people so hard that many women are even beginning to arm themselves. All of these deaths and injuries have an overall cost of four billion dollars a year to the American health care system and everyone pays for it whether it be through taxes or increased
Canada is a democracy so the belief is in being equal and fair, thus Canada put these beliefs into effect by creating the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms using the Equality Rights section. So if the Canadian population was asked if it is reasonable for its politicians to prohibit citizens from wearing certain religious symbols, the answer would be no. On the other hand, if another country were to be asked this question the answer may