Flashcards in Quize Deck (55)
Canada has 3 territories and how many provinces?
Fatima is a new immigrant in canada . What law allows her to take a job at par with a man?
Equality of Woman and Men
From where the name Canada come from?
Kanata, the huron-iroquos word for village
How does a bill become law?
Approved by majority of house of commons and senate and finally government general
How many canadian have been awarded the vitoria cross (V.C) the hightest honour available to Canadian?
1960s, quibec experience era of rapid change, what is this called?
The quiet revolution
In what industry do most canadian works?
Name all the federal political parties in the house of common and their leader
Ndp ( ( Singh)
Bloc quebecois( ouellet)
Green party ( May)
Name 5 regions of canada
Name two fundamental freedom protected by the canadian charter or rights and freedom
Freedom of Conscience and religion and freedom of association
Name two keys documents that cntains our rights and freedom
Canadian charter of rights and freedoms and magna carta( the great charter of freedoms)
What date Nunavut become a territory ?
April 1, 1999
What are the prairie provinces and their capital cities?
What are provinces of central Canada and their capital city?
Quebec( quebec city)
What are3 main group of Aboriginal peoples?
What are 3 main types of industry in canada?
What do you call the Soverign's representative in the province?
What does right to secret Ballot mean?
No one can watch you vote and no one should look at how you vote
How are Members of Parliament Chosen
By voters in their local constituency
Name 2 keys documents that contain our rights and freedoms ?
Manga Carta 1215
Canadian charter of rights and freedom 1982
Identify 4 rights that Canadian enjoy
1 Mobility right
2 Aboriginal People ‘a rights
3 Official Langauge Right
Name 4 fundamental freedom that Canadian enjoy
1 freedom of conscience religion
2 freedom of tough, belief , option , and expression , including freedom of speech and of the press
3 freedom of peaceful assembly
4 freedom of association
What is meant by the equality of women and men?
Men and women are equal under the law
Who were the founding people of Canada
Aboriginal, French and British
Aboriginal refer to 3 distinct groups
Indian( First Nation)
Who are Metis ?
Mix of aboriginal and European ancestry , lived in prairie province speak their own dialect, Mischef
What does the word Inuit means
What is meant by you he term Responsible Government
This meant by that the minister of the crown must have the support of a majority of the elected rep in order to govern
Who was Sir Louise Hippolyte la Fountaine
Become the first head of a responsible government in 1849