Firearms regulation in Canada

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For example, in British Columbia, under section 8(5) of the Community Charter, municipal councils can "regulate and prohibit in relation to the discharge of firearms". Similar laws are also in effect in Alberta and Nova Scotia (Municipal Government Act), Ontario and Manitoba (Municipal Act), New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island (Municipalities Act), Newfoundland and Labrador (City of St. John's Act, R.S.N. 1990 c. C-17) and Quebec (Municipal Code of Québec) but not in Saskatchewan. In Saskatchewan, discharge of firearms is typically considered within the provincial wildlife statutes.

Constitution of Canada

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British Columbia joined confederation in 1871, followed by Prince Edward Island in 1873. The Yukon Territory was created by Parliament in 1898, followed by Alberta and Saskatchewan in 1905 (all out of parts of the Northwest Territories). Newfoundland, Britain's oldest colony in the Americas and by then also a Dominion, joined Confederation in 1949. Nunavut was created in 1999 from the Northwest Territories. An Imperial Conference in 1926 that included the leaders of all Dominions and representatives from India (which then included Burma, Bangladesh, and Pakistan), led to the eventual enactment of the Statute of Westminster 1931.

Christianity in Canada

In 2011, the LDS Church of Canada claimed around 200,000 members; the 2011 Canadian National Household Survey calculates around 100,000. It has congregations in all Canadian provinces and territories and possess at least one temple in six of the ten provinces, including the oldest LDS temple outside the United States. Alberta is the province with the most members of the LDS Church in Canada, having approximately 40% of the total of Canadian LDS Church members and representing 2% of the total population of the province (the National Household survey has Alberta with over 50% of the Canadian Mormons and 1.6% of the province's population ), followed by Ontario and British Columbia.

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Cannabis in Canada

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Cannabis in British Columbia. Cannabis in Manitoba. Cannabis in New Brunswick. Cannabis in Newfoundland and Labrador. Cannabis in the Northwest Territories. Cannabis in Nova Scotia. Cannabis in Nunavut. Cannabis in Ontario. Cannabis in Prince Edward Island. Cannabis in Quebec. Cannabis in Saskatchewan. Cannabis in Yukon. Cannabis on Canadian Indian reserves. Ryan Macdonald; Michelle Rotermann, ( 2017). Ryan Macdonald; Michelle Rotermann, ( 2017). Ryan Macdonald; Michelle Rotermann, ( 2017). 2002 Canadian Senate Special Committee on Illicit Drugs. Failed decriminalization bill.

Canadian Armed Forces

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Major air bases are located in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador, while administrative and command and control facilities are located in Winnipeg and North Bay. A Canadian component of the NATO Airborne Early Warning Force is also based at NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen near Geilenkirchen, Germany. The RCAF and Joint Task Force (North) (JTFN) also maintain at various points throughout Canada's northern region a chain of forward operating locations, each capable of supporting fighter operations. Elements of CF-18 squadrons periodically deploy to these airports for short training exercises or Arctic sovereignty patrols.

Reform Party of Canada

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The Reform Party also supported the populist conservative Saskatchewan Party formed in 1997 as well as the Liberal Party of British Columbia under Gordon Campbell. Conservative Party of Canada - Formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. Canadian Alliance. Reform Party candidates, 1997 Canadian federal election. Reform Party candidates, 1993 Canadian federal election. List of political parties in Canada. Unite the Right. Cody, Howard. "Captive Three Times Over: Preston Manning and the Dilemmas of the Reform Party." American Review of Canadian Studies. Volume: 28. Issue: 4. 1998. pp 445–67. online edition. Dabbs, Frank.

List of prime ministers of Canada

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List of Canadian Leaders of the Opposition. List of Canadian federal parliaments. List of Canadian monarchs. Prime Minister's Official Site - Government of Canada. The Prime Ministers of Canada – The Historica Dominion Institute. Prime Ministers of Canada – Library of Parliament. Prime Ministers – Canada History.

Ted Hughes (judge)

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"Ted" Hughes is a Canadian retired judge. He is best known for overseeing prominent investigations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia, one of which led to the resignation of Premier Bill Vander Zalm. Hughes's wife, Helen Hughes, has been a city councillor in Saskatoon and Victoria. Hughes was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan near the end of World War II, and began practising law in Saskatoon in 1952. He became a judge in 1962, and was promoted to the Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench in 1974. He was an executor of John Diefenbaker's estate, after the former prime minister's death in 1979.

Boyd Banks

Boyd Banks (born April 16, 1964) is a Canadian stand-up comedian and actor. He was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and started in the entertainment industry at 17 when he won a contest for Best Stand Up Comedian in Edmonton, Alberta. He then performed as a stand-up comedian for a few years in Vancouver, British Columbia, before moving to Toronto to act. Banks has appeared in films including Bruiser (2001), Wild Iris (2001), Dawn of the Dead (2004), Phil the Alien (2004), Land of the Dead (2005), Cinderella Man (2005), Diary of the Dead (2007) and Pontypool (2009).

Larry Walker

In 1984, Walker played for the Coquitlam Reds of the British Columbia Premier Baseball League. He was selected to join the Canadian team at the 1984 World Youth Championships in Kindersley, Saskatchewan. At that tournament, he caught the eye of Expos scouting director Jim Fanning after hitting a home run with a wooden bat, in contrast to all the other players who were using metal bats. Fanning signed Walker for $1,500 (USD, $0 today) as an amateur free agent owing to his relative lack of experience playing organized baseball. At that time, Canadians were not eligible to be selected through the Major League Baseball draft.

Cree Summer

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Summer was born in Los Angeles, California, on July 7, 1969, and grew up on the Red Pheasant Reserve in Saskatchewan. She is the daughter of Don Francks, a Canadian actor and musician, and Lili Clark from North Richmond, California, an adopted member of the Plains Cree First Nations. She and her family also traveled and lived around British Columbia during her childhood, and she started public school at the age of nine in Toronto. Her brother, Rainbow Sun Francks, is a former MuchMusic VJ. Summer's acting career began in 1983 when she was cast as Penny in the first season of the original version of Inspector Gadget.

Don Freed

Donald Freed (born 1949) is a Canadian singer and songwriter best known for his works about life on the Western Canadian prairies and the province of Saskatchewan in particular. Don Freed was born in New Westminster, British Columbia and raised in Saskatoon. Freed, who is of Métis descent, began his musical career in 1966. In 1969 appeared with Johnny Cash in the documentary Johnny Cash! The Man, His World, His Music. In the film, Freed is shown visiting Cash backstage where he performs two songs, after which Cash promises to get the singer an audition with Columbia Records. He was subsequently signed by Capitol and recorded an album for them in 1972, which was never released.

Scandinavian Canadians

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Scandinavian Canadians are Canadian citizens with ancestral roots in Scandinavia. They generally include: The highest concentration of Scandinavian Canadians is in Western Canada, especially British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. There are nearly 1.2 million Canadians of Scandinavian descent, or 4% of the total population of the country. * "Immigration Handbook for Scandinavian Settlers in Canada, with Comprehensive Descriptions of Manitoba, the Northwest Territories and British Columbia" from 1899 🇩🇰 Danish Canadians. 🇫🇴 Faroese Canadians. 🇬🇱 Greenlandic Canadians. 🇫🇮 Finnish Canadians. 🇮🇸 Icelandic Canadians. 🇳🇴 Norwegian Canadians.

Pakistani Canadians

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Pakistani Canadian refers to the community in Canada of Pakistani heritage or descent. It can also refer to people who hold dual Pakistani and Canadian citizenship. People from the region that would later become Pakistan were among the pioneers who migrated from British India to British Columbia at the turn of the century. By 1905, as many as 200 participated in the building of that first community from modern-day Pakistan, which for a time had a small makeshift mosque in Vancouver. But most of these immigrants were sojourners rather than settlers, and they either returned to Pakistan in 1947 or moved on to the United States.

Andi Naude

Andi Naude (born January 10, 1996) is a Canadian freestyle skier. She competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics for Canada in moguls. Naude was born in Regina, Saskatchewan but grew up in Penticton, British Columbia skiing at Apex Mountain Resort. All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS). * 10 podiums – (8 MO, 2 DM) * Andi Naude at Freestyle Canada. Andi Naude at Freestyle Canada. Andi Naude at Freestyle Canada.

Harry Jerome

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Henry Winston Jerome (September 30, 1940 – December 7, 1982), known as Harry Jerome, was a Canadian school teacher and track and field runner who competed in three Olympic Games, the British Empire and Commonwealth Games and the Pan-American Games during the 1960s. Jerome was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, the son of Harry Vincent Jerome and Elsie Ellen Howard, and moved to North Vancouver, British Columbia, at age 12. His grandfather was John Howard, a railway porter, who represented Canada in the 1912 Summer Olympics. His sister, Valerie Jerome, was also an Olympian who competed for Canada at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.

Miss Universe Canada

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The last winner was Miss Canada 1992 Nicole Dunsdon from British Columbia. Between 1969 and 1977 the Miss Dominion of Canada pageant originated when the Bruno family of Ancaster, Ontario obtained franchise rights to select and send Canada's exclusive representatives to Miss Universe. The winner of Miss Dominion of Canada competed to Miss Universe. The Miss Universe franchise in Canada was taken over by the nationally televised Miss Canada contest in 1978. In 1952 Miss Toronto 1951 competed to Miss Universe 1952. Between 1952 and 1958 Miss Universe Canada selected by Miss Toronto Organization in Canada. In 1957 Miss Toronto won the Miss Canada and went to Miss Universe in the USA.

Kevin Folk

Kevin Folk (born July 26, 1980 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian curler from Kelowna, British Columbia. He previously played third for Jim Cotter. Folk won the 2000 Canadian Junior Curling Championships playing third for Brad Kuhn. The team then went on to win the 2000 World Junior Curling Championships. After Juniors, Folk joined with his father, two time Brier and World Champion, Rick Folk's team. He left the team in 2005 to join up with Bob Ursel. Folk qualified for his first Brier in 2008 with Ursel, and the team finished in fourth place, losing the 3-4 game to Glenn Howard of Ontario. Cotter took over the reins as skip of the rink in 2011.

Jennifer Jones (curler)

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This put the team into the semi-final, against British Columbia's Jeanna Richard (Schraeder), whom they beat 5–3. The win put them in the final, against the first place Saskatchewan rink, skipped by Sherry Linton. The team beat Saskatchewan 8–5, claiming the 1994 Canadian Junior title. However, during the final, Jones suffered a black eye and bumped her head after tripping over her feet. Jones told the CBC, "[My eye] is really sore and I've got the biggest headache of my life."

Diane Jones-Konihowski

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Diane Jones-Konihowski, (born March 7, 1951) is a former Canadian pentathlete who was the 1978 Commonwealth Champion and won two gold medals at two Pan-American Games, as well as representing Canada at two Summer Olympics. Jones-Konihowski was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She graduated from the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan. Diane took her first international medal at the 1969 Pacific Conference Games, a bronze in the high jump. She competed for Canada at the 1972 Summer Olympics, placing tenth she took the bronze medal at the World Student Games in Moscow in 1973; and the 1976 Summer Olympics, placing sixth.

James Heilman

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Heilman is a clinical assistant professor at the department of emergency medicine at the University of British Columbia, and the head of the department of emergency medicine at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, British Columbia, where he lives. Born in 1980 (age 33), Heilman was born and raised in rural Saskatchewan. He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in anatomy, and he subsequently earned his medical degree there in 2003. He then completed his family medicine residency in British Columbia from 2003 to 2005.

Eric Brewer

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In 1999, Brewer was selected for the Prince George Cougars' all-time team in a Canadian Hockey League promotion. Brewer has represented Canada at eight International Ice Hockey Federation-sanctioned events, winning three Ice Hockey World Championships gold medals and one World Cup of Hockey gold medal. He won his Olympic gold medal during the 2002 Winter Olympics. For this accomplishment, he was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame with his British Columbian teammates in 2003. Brewer was born on April 17, 1979, in Vernon, British Columbia, to Anna and Frank Brewer. He was raised in Ashcroft, British Columbia, and began playing ice hockey in the Ashcroft Minor Hockey program.

Clarence Tillenius

He also met painter of birds Alan Brooks in Vernon, British Columbia and traveled with the editor of the Country Guide on a 2000-mile trip through the Rockies and British Columbia and back and forth across the plains of Saskatchewan and Alberta. From 1948 to 1953, Tillenius observed a number of wolf-hunting expeditions in Kenora, Winnipeg and Sioux Lookout. Some of his wolf series were completed at this time.

Paul Dean (guitarist)

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Paul Warren Dean (born February 19, 1946 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian musician and the lead guitarist of the Canadian rock band Loverboy which reached huge fame in the early 1980s. Growing up in Calgary, Alberta, Dean first started playing washtub bass at the age of 12, then a plastic wind-up ukulele which he had received for Christmas at the age of 13. He had received his first guitar 2 months later, an acoustic, which he smashed playing badminton with it when he saved to buy his first electric guitar, later that summer.