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Canadian National Identity and Canadian Hockey
The Canadian administrative system in place has endorsed the national identity of Canada with hockey. Back in 90s, when the then Prime Minister of Canada, Chretien, started trade diplomacy with other countries, he always declared every participant as part of the Canadian Team. In the tenure of the same Prime Minister, an ex-National Hockey League player and icon, Frank Mahovlich was chosen as a senator. Some years later, memorial postage stamp of the famous 1972 Canada/ussia hockey series was launched which has the winning goal by Paul Henderson in the depiction. Looking at more recent past (i.e. 2002), one finds "The Pond" at the backside of Canadian Five Dollar notes.
Though with the passage of time, these events seem to grow in number, they do have quite a few significant examples in history as well. Quite few decades ago, in the early 1940s and 1950s, Maurice….
Allain, K.A. (2011). Kid Crosby or Golden Bow: Sidney Crosby, Canadian National Identity, and the Policing of Hockey Masculinity, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, .46: 9.
Bissoondath, N. (1994). Selling Illusions: The Cult of Multiculturalism in Canada, (Toronto: Penguin Books, 1994), 4651.
CANOE-CNEWS. (2004). Father of medicare, greatest: Douglas tops CBC-s canuck debate," CANOE-CNEWS, accessed March 20th, 2012 from: http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/Canadiana/2004/11/30/741515.html
Grant, G. (1965). Lament for a Nation, (Toronto: The Canadian Publishers), 2.
Canadian Foreign Policy
A brave new world - Canadian Foreign Policy in the New Millennium
According to Granatstein (2012) the world is really changing at a fast pace. Most of the Impact hinges on progressively on the strength of financial relations, despite the fact security matters, some of a new order, are continuing to give Canada a challenge. History in the Canadian foreign policy does show that the amount of our achievement in this world will be their aptitude as a society to efficiently put the emphasis on their new international efforts in a spirit of shared enterprise. Granatstein make the point that that is considered to be good sense, based as it is on a profound understanding of Canada's national interests, but at the same time he argues that it is a pity that most of other recent governments are choosing not to fall in line and follow after it. Instead,….
Granatstein, Jack. "The Foreign and Defence Poliies Canada Needs." 205-231. Canada, 2012.
Hart, Bill Dymond and Michael. "The Potemkin of Canadian Foreign Policy." Policy Options, 2003-2004: 39-45.
Lang, Eugene. "Making Afghanistan Policy -- Generals, Bureaucrats and Politicians." The Royal Canadian Military Institute 28, no. 2 (2008): 4-7.
Massie, Justin. "Hijacking a Policy? Assessing Quebec's "Undue" Influence on Canada's Aghan Policy." American Review of Canadian Studies 40, no. 2 (2010): 259-275.
Politics in all its varied forms and nuances across both the free and undemocratic world share a common feature. In all its forms, politics is complicated. This is perhaps especially so for political leaders and entities whose function has become either redundant or unclear over the centuries of their existence. In addition to the general pitfalls of corruption and ineffective leadership, some entities face becoming obsolete in the face of current needs and structures within their states. One such entity is the Canadian Senate.
Over the past decades, there have been increasing public and academic debates about the continued validity, or lack thereof, of the Canadian Senate. Indeed, if reports in recent news are to be taken at face value, there appears to have been a recent increase in the scandals and general embarrassment among members of the Canadian Senate, which have resulted in an increase in calls for abolishing….
De Souza, M. (2013), Jul. 23). Abolish the senate because reform is 'never going to happen': Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall. National Post. Retrieved from: http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/07/23/abolish-the-senate-because-reform-is-never-going-to-happen-saskatchewan-premier-brad-wall/
Macfarlane, E. (2013, Jul. 22). What do we really want to do with the Senate? Macleans. Retrieved from: http://www2.macleans.ca/2013/07/22/what-do-we-really-want-to-do-with-the-senate/
Thomas, G. (2013, Jul 29). If Canadians vote to abolish the Senate, politicians must listen. The Star. Retrieved from: http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2013/07/29/if_canadians_vote_to_abolish_the_senate_politicians_must_listen.html
Wherry, A. (2013, Mar. 8). Why the Senate should be abolished. Macleans. Retrieved from: http://www2.macleans.ca/2013/03/08/why-the-senate-should-be-abolished/
Canadian Wage Law and Employee elations
Incident 9-1 describes the mistakes made with the compensation administration with eynolds Plastic Products. With respect to the compensation administration, a variety of laws are being violated. For example, the Canadian Human ights Act describes how it is completely illegal to discriminate against employees based on sex, such as gaining or denying employment, or to limit the application of employment based on sex, as stated in sections seven and eight. However, the exact incident with regards to discrimination of sex at eynolds Plastics has to do with section 11 of the human rights act, which dictates, "11. (1) It is a discriminatory practice for an employer to establish or maintain differences in wages between male and female employees employed in the same establishment who are performing work of equal value" (canlii.org). This is clearly being violated in the case described at eynolds Plastics when….
Canlii.org. (2012, December 15). Canadian Human Rights Act, RSC 1985, c H-6. Retrieved from Canlii.org: http://www.canlii.org/en/ca/laws/stat/rsc-1985-c-h-6/latest/rsc-1985-c-h-6.html
CBsnews.com. (2007, May 29). Implementing a Cafeteria-Style Benefits Plan. Retrieved from CBS News: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505125_162-51064280/implementing-a-cafeteria-style-benefits-plan/
Canadian Feminization Poverty
While society has experienced much progress in the recent decades, it continues to have problems when considering the influence that the traditional patriarchal model has on the world. Gender discrimination is present in a wide assortment of communities, ranging from developing countries (where it is a dominant concept) to first-world countries. Women in Canada experience great difficulty as they try to evolve as equal members of their community as a consequence of the fact that leadership figures in this country are focused on maintain conventional attitudes when concerning gender roles. Women generally have higher poverty rates in Canada and people in the country have come to consider that gender is a determinant factor influencing the concept of deficiency.
Women in Canada are vulnerable to poverty because of the government's position in regard to them. All social groups in Canada put across the concept regarding how it is normal for….
Barile, M. "Disablement and Feminisation of Poverty." Retrieved November 29, 2011, from the Dawn Ontario Website: http://dawn.thot.net/mbarile1.html
Cristopher, K.; England, P.; McLanahan, S.; Ross, K.; Smeeding, T. "Gender Inequality in Poverty in Affluent Nations: The Role of Single Motherhood and the State," Retrieved November 29, 2011, from the Washington University in St. Louis Website: http://apps.olin.wustl.edu/macarthur/working%20papers/wp-genderinequality.pdf
Dooley, M.D. "Women, Children, and Poverty in Canada." Retrieved November 29, 2011, from the Canadian Economics Association Website: http://economics.ca/cgi/jab?journal=cpp&view=v20n4/CPPv20n4p430.pdf
Golberg, G. S & Kremen E. "The Feminization of poverty: only in America?." Greenwood Publishing Group, 1990.
That style helps make this article potent. Instead of narratively screaming "Unfair!" Or "Corrupt!" Or "Arrogant!" from the sidelines, the authors use a velvet hammer. To use Franklin D. Roosevelt's phrase, the authors are speaking softly but their message carries a big stick.
Throughout the article, the authors embrace the concept of "tools" -- as was foreshadowed in the article's headline -- and in every case, it is the federal government using tools like hammers to pound out its message of authority and control. There are too many "tool" allusions to mention in this paper, but two classic tools are presented on pages 77-78. The first mentioned is the tool of paperwork, basically of big brother's bureaucratic harassment: provinces will receive some monies but they may only spend federal funds in "certain broad envelopes" and must report on every dime spent in order to justify receiving the resources. The second….
Largely, this sense of solidarity with the U.S. And a estern Bloc translated into practical reality in the Cold ar and has lasted into the present period of the ar on Terrorism. This has however not been without exception. During the Reagan years, Canadians were not as much onboard with the pro-U.S. line as leaders such as Britain's Margaret Thatcher.
However, doubts such as have been entertained above have had to weighed against the realization that now in the Nuclear Age Canada could be reached and hit from beyond its borders. Cooperation in the past and at present in NORAD as well as the ar on Terror has only heightened this perception. From Canadian participation in the Korean ar to its present commitment in Afghanistan, an open Canadian rift with the U.S. has been the rare exception (such as not joining the coalition in Iraq) and Canada has toed a….
Payers, and some doctors, will weigh the cost of a treatment against the expected outcomes to determine whether the treatment should be made available to a patient. For example: Rationing takes place when a treatment is denied by the Canadian government. Those rationing decisions are often made by weighing the cost of the treatment against the potential improvement in the patient's health.
Like other nations experiencing limitless demand, an ageing population, and the costly advance of medical technology, Canada has faced pressure to control health expenditures. It has done so through rationing. In Canada, rationing medical care and holding down health care spending was thought to help the health care system run more efficiently and lower wait times. (Irvine, Ferguson, & Cackett, 2005).
Health care reform. The Canadian government, in an effort to improve patient care and wait times has made other recommendations: Work with the provinces and territories to ensure….
Clancy, J. (2007, Feb 9). An urgent message for Canada's health care ministers. Retrieved Apr 4, 2009, from National Union of Public and General Employees: http://www.nupge.ca/presidentscommentary/n09fe07d.htm
Health care system. (2008). Retrieved Apr 1, 2009, from Health Canada: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hcs-sss/index-eng.php
Health care system grudge match: Canada vs. U.S. (2007, Oct 2). Retrieved Apr 1, 2009, from Healthcare Economist: http://healthcare-economist.com/2007/10/02/health-care-system-grudge-match-canada-vs.-us/
Irvine, B., Ferguson, S., & Cackett, B. (2005). Background briefing: The Canadian health care system. Retrieved Apr 4, 2009, from www.civitas.org: http://www.civitas.org.uk/nhs/download/Canada.pdf
In 2002/2003 alone, sale of Canadian red wine increased by more than 15% over previous years ("ineries in Canada" para. 2).
In the domestic Canadian market, Canadian consumers have been drawn to Canadian coolers, but domestic beer and wine have been losing ground to imports, with imported beer and wine products posting an average growth rate of 15.5% and 10.4%, respectively, over the last five years. Red wine has countered this trend to a great degree so that red wine shows a clear dominance over white wine, with 55% of the total volume of red and white wine being red wine. Between 1993 and 2000, red wine increased in sales volume more than did imports, but this trend slowed after that time. For the provinces, only Saskatchewan, Yukon, and Prince Edward Island show higher sales for domestic red wine than for imported brands, as can be seen in the following….
Alcoholic Drinks in Canada." the-infoship.com (2004). http://www.the -- 'infoshop.com/study/eo18029_alcoholic_drink_canada.html.
Australian Wine Sales in Canada Surge." Australasian Business Intelligence (31 July 2002). May 11, 2008. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-89901671.html .
Bennett, Peter D., Dictionary of Marketing Terms. Chicago:
American Marketing Association, 1988.
An Analysis as to Why Conscription Was Introduced in Canada during World War II and Why it Was Less Divisive than Conscription during World War I
Compulsory military service is certainly nothing new in human affairs, and the practice has almost always been met with widespread resistance by those who are most affected. History has shown time and again that those most who are most directly affected by compulsory military service have been the poor and disenfranchised members of a society, with many military conflicts being viewed by such individuals as a "rich man's war" where advantaged individuals are exempted from such obligatory service. It is this perception of the military conflict itself, though, which can have a profound effect on how well-received compulsory military service is viewed by those who will be compelled to fight in it. This was the clearly case with military conscription in Canada during World….
Bercuson, David J. 2005. "Canada in World War I." In Encyclopedia Britannica, p. 1120.
Black's Law Dictionary. 1990. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co.
Hagan, John. 2000. "Narrowing the Gap by Wide the Conflict: Power Politics, Symbols of Sovereignty, and the American Vietnam War Resisters' Migration to Canada." Law &
Society Review 34(3):619.
Expression, Action, ebellion, eflection, & Attention:
The Power and the Problem of Canadian Feminist Media
How does use of the media inform and propel the feminist movement in Canada?
How is media used as part of the feminist agenda?
What is the history of the media in reference to feminist communication in Canada?
How can Canadian feminists utilize media to its full advantage to support and promote the feminist agenda?
How does the feminist movement in Canada reflect or distort the actual struggle of feminists in Canada?
To clearly define the role of the media in the feminist agenda
To use the media to spread the feminist agenda and promote positive representation of feminism in Canada
To express the life experience of women accurately and thoroughly
To utilize media to its fullest potential so as to support a positive feminist agenda
To ensure that feminist media representations are accurate, current, and reflective of the full range of feminist thought in….
Bradley, M. 2006. Report: Reframing the Montreal Massacre: Strategies for Feminist Media Activism. Canadian Journal of Communication Corporation, 31, 929 -- 936.
Bullock, K.H., & Jafri, G.J. Media (Mis)Representations -- Muslim Women in the Canadian Nation. Canadian Women Studies/Les Cahiers de la Femme, 20(2), 35 -- 40.
Druick, Z. 2011. Sex Money Media: Time for five more feminist minutes. Global Media and Communication, 7(1), 69 -- 71.
Godard, Barbara. 1988. Feminist Critical Theory in English Canada and Quebec: Present State and Future Directions. Tessara, 11(2-3), Retrieved from http://pi.library.yorku.ca/ojs/index.php/tessera/issue/view/1452 . 2012 April 08.
but, the one thing Pammet and LeDuc note that given the analyses in their report, it is suggested that the decline in voter turnout is likely to continue for some time.
hen those that indicated that they hadn't voted were asked "hat was the main reason you did not cast a ballot?," Pammet and LeDuc received a variety of responses.
Some of the answers they received concerned a decrease interest in election and politics in general.
These types of responses raise more questions than they answer. Obviously declining interest in politics and elections would equate to a reduction in voter turnout, but then the question then becomes, why is interest declining? Pammet and LeDuc believe that there are several reasons for this declining interest, rather than one primary cause.
They also note that turnout for Canadian federal elections have been traditionally lower than voter turnout in other countries, especially in those countries where….
Heard, a. Historical Voter Turnout in Canadian Federal Elections & Referenda. No date. Simon Fraser University. 10 Mar. 2008 http://www.sfu.ca/~aheard/elections/historical-turnout.html .
Ivison, J. "PR means voters won't get off scot-free:[National Edition]. " National Post [Don Mills, Ont.] 16 Jun 2003,A15. Canadian Newsstand Core. ProQuest. University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ. 10 Mar. 2008 http://www.proquest.com.ezproxy.apollolibrary.com/ .
Knox, P. "Turnout reinforced reputation for apathy Republicans countered Democrats' voter drive. " the Globe and Mail 7 November 1984 P.10. Canadian Newsstand Core. ProQuest. University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ. 10 Mar. 2008
Canadian Military and Leadership
Issues in Military Leadership
Situational Leadership Theory
Canadian Military and Situational Leadership
The military organizations have developed a culture that has set standards of increased productivity with declining resources as regards money, workforce and other resources (Towell, 1998). Despite the fact that there have been reductions in the expenditure of military yet there seen an increased in the expectations from military leaders to complete successfully the assigned tasks apart from of limited sources (Fogleman, 1995). These expectations of achieving goals completely with fewer resources have put a significant toll on military leaders (Towell, 1998).
The Canadian Force (CF) is currently undergoing a change and "have already begun a long-term transformation process," (Department of National Defense, 2005, p.2) which will lead Canada's military into the future. In 2005, the DND (Department of National Defense) published Canada's International Policy Statement. The policy statement outlines how the "policy is about change, and….
Blanchard, K. (1993). The Blanchard management report. Manage, 45(2), 25. Retrieved October 18, 2011 from the Academic Search Premier database.
Blanchard, K., & Nelson, B. (1996). Where do you fit in? Incentive, 170(10), 65-67. Retrieved October 16, 2011 from the Academic Search Premier database.
Blank, W., Weitzel, J.R., & Green, S.G. (1990). A test of the situational leadership theory. Personnel Psychology, 43(3), 579-597. Retrieved October 16, 2011 from the Academic Search Premier database.
Department of National Defense. (2005). Leadership in the Canadian Forces: Conceptual Foundations. Ottawa, Canada: Queen's Printers
The substance had devastating effects on them, and, it assisted them into growing more detested by white people. Certain white people engaged in observing native behavior have even observed the aftermath that alcohol had brought upon the Indian society. Some white people have even triggered alarms relating to the fact that Indians were hurriedly becoming wiped out, just as several animal species in Canada.
The Native Americans in the U.S. did not receive a different treatment than the ones in Canada. Furthermore, they had gotten to the point when the government did not accept them as a minority and even condemned them if they tried to claim their rights as natives. Any resolutions made by the League of Indians in Canada were met with harsh rejections from the government, with the officials declaring that there had been no need for them to abolish perfectly normal amendments. The elder Indians had….
1. Buckley, Helen. (1993). From Wooden Ploughs to Welfare: Why Indian Policy Failed in the Prairie Provinces. McGill-Queen's Press -- MQUP.
2. Dickason, Olive Patricia. (1992). "Canada's first nations: a history of founding peoples from earliest times." Editorial Galaxia.
3. Haycock, Graham Ronald. Laurier, Wilfrid. "The Image of the Indian: The Canadian Indian as a Subject and a Concept in a Sampling of the Popular National Magazines Read in Canada, 1900-1970." University Press, 1970.
4. Howlett, Michael. "Policy Paradigms and Policy Change: Lessons from the Old and New Canadian Policies towards Aboriginal Peoples." Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 22, 1994.
" (2003) the police force from this view was held as "ideal for exerting order across the vast territories of Canada, whose sheer scale made law enforcement, public administration and the assertion of sovereignty difficult." (Newburn, 2003) the police force in this area was known as the "North-West Mounted Police" whose influence extended early [in the] twentieth century...taking on security and counterespionage services during the First World War and, in 1919, helping to break the Winnipeg general strike."(Newburn, 2003)
In 1920 this force was renamed the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and expanded throughout the 1930s. During the 1930s, this police system is described as "chaotic...replaced by one in which officers earned wages almost one third above the national average. (Royal Commission on the Police, 1960; as cited in Newburn, 2003) Following World War II changes occurred in ritish policing and the relationship between the police and local communities and between….
Fogal, Connie (2006) Police State in U.S. And Canada: The Radio Frequency ID Card
Parent, Rick (2006) the Police Use of Deadly Force: International Comparisons. Vathek Publishing. 2006.
Randall, Kate (1998) Police Brutality in America. 27 Oct 1998. Part 2 in a series of articles on Amnesty International's Report of human rights abuses in the U.S. The International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI).
The Growth of Our Prisons (2006) Justice Watchdog. Online available at http://www.justicewatchdog.com/donations.html
Canadian National Identity and Canadian Hockey The Canadian administrative system in place has endorsed the national identity of Canada with hockey. Back in 90s, when the then Prime Minister of…Read Full Paper ❯
Canadian Foreign Policy A brave new world - Canadian Foreign Policy in the New Millennium According to Granatstein (2012) the world is really changing at a fast pace. Most of the…Read Full Paper ❯
Canadian Senate Politics in all its varied forms and nuances across both the free and undemocratic world share a common feature. In all its forms, politics is complicated. This is…Read Full Paper ❯
Canadian Wage Law and Employee elations Incident 9-1 Incident 9-1 describes the mistakes made with the compensation administration with eynolds Plastic Products. With respect to the compensation administration, a variety of…Read Full Paper ❯
Sports - Women
Canadian Feminization Poverty While society has experienced much progress in the recent decades, it continues to have problems when considering the influence that the traditional patriarchal model has on the…Read Full Paper ❯
That style helps make this article potent. Instead of narratively screaming "Unfair!" Or "Corrupt!" Or "Arrogant!" from the sidelines, the authors use a velvet hammer. To use Franklin…Read Full Paper ❯
Largely, this sense of solidarity with the U.S. And a estern Bloc translated into practical reality in the Cold ar and has lasted into the present period of…Read Full Paper ❯
Payers, and some doctors, will weigh the cost of a treatment against the expected outcomes to determine whether the treatment should be made available to a patient. For…Read Full Paper ❯
In 2002/2003 alone, sale of Canadian red wine increased by more than 15% over previous years ("ineries in Canada" para. 2). In the domestic Canadian market, Canadian consumers have…Read Full Paper ❯
Canadian History An Analysis as to Why Conscription Was Introduced in Canada during World War II and Why it Was Less Divisive than Conscription during World War I Compulsory military service…Read Full Paper ❯
Sports - Women
Canadian Feminism Expression, Action, ebellion, eflection, & Attention: The Power and the Problem of Canadian Feminist Media How does use of the media inform and propel the feminist movement in Canada? How is…Read Full Paper ❯
but, the one thing Pammet and LeDuc note that given the analyses in their report, it is suggested that the decline in voter turnout is likely to continue…Read Full Paper ❯
Canadian Military and Leadership Defining Leadership Issues in Military Leadership Canadian Military Situational Leadership Theory Canadian Military and Situational Leadership The military organizations have developed a culture that has set standards of increased productivity with…Read Full Paper ❯
The substance had devastating effects on them, and, it assisted them into growing more detested by white people. Certain white people engaged in observing native behavior have even…Read Full Paper ❯
" (2003) the police force from this view was held as "ideal for exerting order across the vast territories of Canada, whose sheer scale made law enforcement, public administration…Read Full Paper ❯