The Canadian Challenge
  • Author : Doug Baldwin
  • Release Date : 07 April 2008
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Canada
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 13 : 0195426479

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Book Description: Colourful and user-friendly, The Canadian Challenge investigates the key issues presented by economic, social, and technological changes after 1914, as well as the contributions of individuals and groups to Canadian culture and society during this period. This student resource incorporatesthe five strands outlined in the CHC2D curriculum including local, national, and global communities, change and continuity, citizenship and heritage, social, economic, and political structures, and methods of historical inquiry and communication.

The Canadian Challenge

The Canadian Challenge

Author : Doug Baldwin,Don Quinlan,Rick Mahoney,Kevin Reed,Elaine Aboud
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Canada
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Colourful and user-friendly, The Canadian Challenge investigates the key issues presented by economic, social, and technological changes after 1914, as well as the contributions of individuals and groups to Canadian culture and society during this period. This student resource incorporatesthe five strands outlined in the CHC2D curriculum including local, national, ...

Challenge the Strong Wind

Challenge the Strong Wind

Author : David Webster
Publisher : UBC Press
Genre : Political Science
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In 1975, Indonesian forces overran East Timor, which had just declared independence from Portugal. The occupation lasted twenty-four years. Challenge the Strong Wind recounts the evolution of Canadian government policy toward East Timor during that period. Canada initially followed key allies in endorsing Indonesian rule, but Canadian civil society groups promoted ...

The China Challenge

The China Challenge

Author : Huhua Cao,Vivienne Poy
Publisher : University of Ottawa Press
Genre : Political Science
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With the exception of Canada’s relationship with the United States, Canada’s relationship with China will likely be its most significant foreign connection in the twenty-first century. As China’s role in world politics becomes more central, understanding China becomes essential for Canadian policymakers and policy analysts in a ...

Challenge for Change

Challenge for Change

Author : Thomas Waugh,Michael Brendan Baker,Ezra Winton
Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Genre : Performing Arts
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Pioneering participatory, social change-oriented media, the program had a national and international impact on documentary film-making, yet this is the first comprehensive history and analysis of its work. The volume's contributors study dozens of films produced by the program, their themes, aesthetics, and politics, and evaluate their legacy and the ...

The Voyage of the Komagata Maru

The Voyage of the Komagata Maru

Author : Hugh J. M. Johnston
Publisher : UBC Press
Genre : Religion
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This new and expanded edition offers the most thoroughly researched account of the notorious Komagata Maru incident. The event centres on the ship's nearly four hundred Punjabi passengers, who sought entry into Canada at Vancouver in the summer of 1914, only to be chased away by a Canadian warship. This story ...

Environmental Change and Challenge

Environmental Change and Challenge

Author : Philip Dearden,Bruce Mitchell
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Science
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Environmental Change and Challenge: A Canadian Perspective is an exciting introduction to the rich, fascinating, and topical field of environmental studies. For this new third edition, respected geographers Philip Dearden and Bruce Mitchell have thoroughly expanded their coverage of basicscientific concepts, while continuing to explore a host of contemporary environmental ...

Environmental Change and Challenge 4e   Making Sense in Geography Pack

Environmental Change and Challenge 4e Making Sense in Geography Pack

Author : Philip Dearden,Bruce Mitchell
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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a href="http://www.oupcanada.com/ebrochure/dearden/index.html"img src="/images/hed/closer_look_btn.gif"/aNow in a fourth edition, Environmental Change and Challenge is a fascinating introduction to the field of environmental studies. Respected geographers Philip Dearden and Bruce Mitchell explore a host of contemporary environmental ...

Carbon Province  Hydro Province

Carbon Province Hydro Province

Author : Douglas Macdonald
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Genre : Nature
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Why has Canada been unable to achieve any of its climate-change targets? Part of the reason is that emissions in two provinces, Alberta and Saskatchewan, already about half the Canadian total when taken together, have been steadily increasing as a result of expanding oil and gas production. Declining emissions in ...

A Good War

A Good War

Author : Seth Klein
Publisher : ECW Press
Genre : Political Science
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“This is the roadmap out of climate crisis that Canadians have been waiting for.” — Naomi Klein, activist and New York Times bestselling author of This Changes Everything and The Shock Doctrine • One of Canada’s top policy analysts provides the first full-scale blueprint for meeting our climate change commitments • Contains ...

The Challenge of Children   s Rights for Canada

The Challenge of Children s Rights for Canada

Author : Katherine Covell,R. Brian Howe
Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
Genre : Political Science
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Canada signed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child over a decade ago, yet there is still a lack of awareness about and provision for children’s rights. What are Canada’s obligations to children? How has Canada fallen short? Why is it so important to the ...

Canadian Cultural Policy in Transition

Canadian Cultural Policy in Transition

Author : Devin Beauregard,Jonathan Paquette
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Political Science
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This book offers a comprehensive overview of Canadian cultural policy and research, at a time of transition and redefinition, to establish a dialogue between conventional and emerging foundations. Taking a historical view, the book informs insights on current trends in policy and explores global debates underpinning cultural policy studies within ...

Klondikers

Klondikers

Author : Tim Falconer
Publisher : ECW Press
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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For readers of The Boys in the Boat and Against All Odds Join a ragtag group of misfits from Dawson City as they scrap to become the 1905 Stanley Cup champions and cement hockey as Canada’s national pastime An underdog hockey team traveled for three and a half weeks from ...

Saving the City

Saving the City

Author : Daniel Sanger
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : History
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The rise to power of one of Canada's most progressive municipal movements in recent memory. When it was dreamed up in the early 2000s by a transportation bureaucrat with a quixotic dream of bringing tramways back to the streets of Montreal, few expected Projet Montréal to go anywhere. But ...