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elected representatives listen to peoples...

needs and concerns

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what do elected representatives do list 3 things

they hold meetings, view presentations, and reply to emails and letters

3

elected representatives sent out... to keep the people informed

news letters

4

elected representatives make sure they keep there...

promises

5

elected representatives make sure their actions are in the best interest of the...

people

6

elected representatives make sure..........is used wisely

tax money

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is the elected representatives don't do these things, they will not be....

re-elected

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people can influence decisions making by.... list 3

holding protests
setting blockades
pressuring large companies to make the right desition for common goods

9

what is the grassroots organisation

start with a small group of people with concerns, but as they get larger they have strength to have their concerns addressed

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what is NGOs stand for

non governmental organizations, are not part of the government but they work to help with issues related to environment, health, or human rights

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non governmental organization are made up of.....and rely on a lot of ......to help them make a difference

volunteers and donations

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what does MNAA stand for

metis Nation of Alberta Association

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what is the constitution Act Of Canada

gives metis people rights

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what does ACFA stand for e

French canadian association of alberta

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why was ACFA created

to help protect the language rights of Francophone albertans

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what was ACFAs number one goal

was to fight for access to french education in schools

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what year was the MNAA made in

1932

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what year was the ACFA created in

1925

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the MNAA fought for

harvesting rights

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what is the FNA

first nation authority

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why was the FNA created

to set up to give first nations people more control over how they govern themselves .

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FNA govern themselves in four main ways what are they

education such as schools
police to enforce laws
health such as clinics
finances (loaning money)

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first nations still must fight for many of there rights today, some things are controlled by a federal law called the ...

Indian Act

24

people are sometimes not treated fairly because of their...

religion, gender, or sexual orientation

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what is chinese head tax

chinese people who had to pay to come to canada

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what is the war measure act

certain people were not allowed to leave during the war

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people.... and spoke up for their right to vote

protested

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....changed to allow people from all over the world to move to canada

immigration laws

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the .... drew more attention to basic human rights

united laws

30

canadian charter of rights and freedom became part of the constitution in

1982

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it cannot be changed by any government because it is entrenched in the ...

constitution

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the charter grants us...

legal rights

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what is the resposibility for legal rights

obey the law

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the charter grants us...

freedom of empression

35

what is the responsibility for freedom of empression

respect others when voicing our opinion

36

the charter grants us

democratic rights

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what is our resposibility for democratic rights

vote

38

the charter grants us

equality rights

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what is the responsibility for equality rights

eliminate injustice and discrimination

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what is the supreme court of canada

highest court in canada

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the judges consider 3 questions during supreme court what are they

1. has a freedom or right been away
2. is that freedom or right protected by the charter
3. was there a good reason to take the right away

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..... education and other services are provided in both english and french

language rights

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first nations have sighed.... with the government witch are like deals or contracts to protect their rights

treaties