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  • The Great Kashubian Migration

    In the mid-1800s Kashubians migrated for economic reasons. After the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany under Bismarck, Kashubians were met with institutionalized hostility. Life was very harsh for the Kashubs. It was illegal to use Polish or Kashubian in public, especially in church. Many priests were imprisoned or exiled. Churches were left with no parish priests. As a result,...

  • Cemeteries of Ontario, Canada

    Individual projects for specific cemeteries should be added under the county where the cemetery is located. Brant County Bruce County Carleton County - including Ottawa Chatham-Kent Municipality (Kent County) Cochrane County Dufferin County Regional Municipality of Durham

  • Immigrants at Grosse-île Quarantine Station, Canada, 1832-1937

    Immigrants at Grosse-Ile Quarantine Station Canada 1832-1937 Grosse Isle is located in Gulf of St. Lawrence in Quebec, Canada. It is one of the islands of the 21-island Isle-aux-Grues archipelago. It is part of the municipality of Saint-Antoine-de-l'Isle-aux-Grues, located in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of the province. Also known as Grosse Isle and the Irish Memorial National Historic ...

  • Cimetière Notre-Dame-des-Neiges

    Founded in 1854, Cimetière Notre-Dame-des-Neiges is a 343-acre (139 ha) cemetery located in the borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The entrance and the grounds run along a part of Côte-des-Neiges road and up the slopes of Mount Royal. Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Canada and the third-largest in North America. History and desc...

  • Beechwood Cemetery, The National Cemetery of Canada

    Beechwood Cemetery , located in Ottawa, Ontario, is the National Cemetery of Canada. It is the final resting place for over 75,000 Canadians from all walks of life, such as important politicians like Governor General Ramon Hnatyshyn and Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden, Canadian Forces Veterans, War Dead, members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and men and women who have made a mark on Ca...

  • Conservative Party of Canada (historical)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Canadian Federal Politicians who were members of the original Conservative Party of Canada from 1867 to December 10, 1942. The Conservative Party of Canada has gone by a variety of names over the years since Canadian Confederation. Initially known as the "Liberal-Conservative Party", it dropped "Liberal" from its name in 1873, although many...

  • Canadian Ambassadors

    This project has been created to collect all of the profiles of Canadians who have held the position of Ambassador, High Commissioner or Consul General.

  • Members of the Canadian House of Commons

    This is the master project for all Canadians, who have or currently hold the position of MP (Member of Parliament) in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. All members of the sub-projects should be added to this project as well. Here are the links to the sub-projects for each province: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Privy Council of Canada

    The Queen's Privy Council for Canada (QPC) ~ français : Conseil privé de la Reine pour le Canada (CPR) , sometimes called Her Majesty's Privy Council for Canada or simply the Privy Council in Canada, is the full group of personal consultants to the monarch of Canada on state and constitutional affairs, though responsible government requires the sovereign or her viceroy—the Governor General of C...

  • Hockey Hall of Fame

    The Hockey Hall of Fame is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Dedicated to the history of ice hockey, it is both a museum and a hall of fame. It holds exhibits about players, teams, National Hockey League (NHL) records, memorabilia and NHL trophies, including the Stanley Cup. Originally in Kingston, Ontario, the Hockey Hall of Fame was first established in 1943 under the leadership of James T...

  • Canadian Mayors

    This is the master project for all of the projects that are created to keep track of the Mayors in Canadian cities or towns. The following cities, towns and counties have been expanded out as part of this project and any of the profiles added to those projects should also be added to this one. Alberta Calgary Edmonton British Columbia Vancouver Victoria Manitoba Winn...

  • Persons of National Historic Significance - Canada

    Persons of National Historic Significance are people designated by the Canadian government as being nationally significant in the history of the country. Approximately 70 nominations are submitted to the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada each year. Désignations are made by the Minister of the Environment on the recommendation of the Monuments Board of Canada. A person is eligible for...

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  • Canadian Authors

    Canadian authors are those who produce literature originating from Canada. While Canadian literature, like the literature of every nation-state, is influenced by its socio-political contexts, Canadian writers have produced a variety of genres. Influences on Canadian writers are broad, both geographically and historically. Please add to this project all Canadian literary figures, including poe...

  • Lieutenant Governors of Canada

    In Canada, a lieutenant governor (/lɛfˈtɛnənt/; French (masculine): lieutenant-gouverneur, or (feminine): lieutenant-gouverneure ) is the viceregal representative in a provincial jurisdiction of the Canadian monarch and head of state, Queen Elizabeth II, who resides predominantly in her oldest realm, the United Kingdom. On the advice of his or her prime minister, the Governor General of Canada ...

  • Legislative Council of Lower Canada

    The Legislative Council of Lower Canada was the upper house of the bicameral structure of provincial government in Lower Canada until 1838. The upper house consisted of appointed councillors who voted on bills passed up by the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada. The legislative council was created by the Constitutional Act. Many of the members first called in the Council in 1792 had served as...

  • Loyalist Refugees of the American Revolution

    A few Loyalists left the British colonies during the American Revolution then tens of thousands were deported after peace was concluded after the American Revolution (1783) Most did not remain in the locales to which they were sent. Histories are available detailing the numbers moved and how they swelled the temporary boom towns such as Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Populations of such regions plun...

  • Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

    Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is a hall of fame established in 1955 to "preserve the record of Canadian sports achievements and to promote a greater awareness of Canada's heritage of sport." It is located at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Alberta. There are 604 honoured members of the hall.==History==The Hall, first known as the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame, was founded in 1955 through the effo...

  • Canadians Featured on Stamps

    {under construction} (The purpose of this project is to complement it's sister project: Francophones sur timbres canadiens , for all Canadien) Sir-John A. Macdonald, 1c, 1927

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  • McGill University

    McGill University is an English-language public research university in Montreal, Canada. It was officially founded by royal charter issued by King George IV in 1821. The University bears the name of James McGill, a prominent Montreal merchant from Scotland whose bequest in 1813 formed precursory McGill College.McGill's main campus is set at the foot of Mount Royal in Downtown Montreal, with the...

  • Eestlased Kanadas / Estonians in Canada

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlasi Kanadas läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Siin võiks olla isikud kes on tuntud Kanada eestlaste kogukonnas (näiteks Kanada eestlaste organisatsioonide eestvedaja) ja Kanada ühiskonnas või terves maailmas oma alal (nt tippteadlane, tuntud kirjanik, kunstnik, arhitekt, insener, fotograaf, disainer, ettevõtja, sportlane jne). Well-known Est...

  • Norwegian immigrants to United States. Goldminers in Alaska. Shipwrecks along the Norwegian coast.

    (Any of the text is written in Norwegian). In this project it is stories about people mostly in the US (United States of America) who immigrated from Norway. It is added stories from Norway and Norwegians abroad. In the profiles added to this project one find the stories about the specific person. Each person has his or her own story, and this story is unique for each and personal. The st...

  • Québec, Canada

    This project is to explore the families and people who lived in the Province of Quebec, Canada. Directory of Locations in Québec (including naming convention and list of all projects associated with cities in Québec) Sources: Census: Federal (see Canada) census records are available for 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911. They can be accessed online at familysearch.org or Ancestr...

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  • Hrvatska Diaspora / Croatian Diaspora

    It is interesting to note in Ivan Cizmic's document on Croatian Emigration , that of those Croatians who were reported to have "emigrated", at least 30% eventually returned to their homeland. Hrvati izvan domovine / Croatians outside the homeland AUSTRIJA / AUSTRIA AUSTRALIA Croatian in Australia / Hrvati u Australiji George Dominick ARGENTINA

  • 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal

    The 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal (French: Médaille commémorative du 125e anniversaire de la Confédération du Canada) is a commemorative medal struck by the Royal Canadian Mint to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada and was awarded to Canadians who were deemed to have made a significant contribution to their fellow citizens, to their communi...

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  • York University

    York University (French: Université York ) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is Canada's third-largest university.York University has approximately 55,000 students, 7,000 faculty and staff, and 275,000 alumni worldwide. It has eleven faculties, namely the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Faculty of Science, Lassonde School of Engineering, Schulich Sc...

  • Order of Canada

    Order of Canada The Order of Canada (français : Ordre du Canada) is a Canadian national order, admission into which is, within the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada, the second highest honour for merit. It comes second only to membership in the Order of Merit, which is within the personal gift of Canada's monarch. To coincide with the centennial of Canadian Confederation...

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  • Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada

    The Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada was the lower house of the legislature for the Province of Canada, which consisted of the former provinces of Lower Canada, then known as Canada East and later the province of Quebec, and Upper Canada, then known as Canada West and later the province of Ontario. It was created by The Union Act of 1840. Canada East and Canada West each elected 4...

  • Liberal Party of Canada

    Wikipedia English Article Wikipedia Français Article

  • Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada

    The Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada was created by the Constitutional Act of 1791. It was the elected part of the legislature for the province of Upper Canada, functioning as the lower house in the Parliament of Upper Canada. Its legislative power was subject to veto by the appointed Lieutenant Governor, Executive Council, and Legislative Council.The first elections in Upper Canada, in whi...

  • North-West Rebellion

    The North-West Rebellion (or the North-West Resistance, Saskatchewan Rebellion, Northwest Uprising, or Second Riel Rebellion) of 1885 was a brief and unsuccessful uprising by the Métis people under Louis Riel , and an associated uprising by First Nations Cree and Assiniboine, of the District of Saskatchewan against the government of Canada. During a time of great social change in Western Canada...

  • Canadian Portal

    The Canadian Portal ~ Portail du Canada The Canadian portal is a place to meet other researchers, share information and take part in discussions and find everything available on Geni related to Canada. In addition to the above this portal will also function as a research tool with the links and sources provided on this portal page. This project should not have profiles added to it. All prof...

  • Irish Peter Robinson Settlers - Canada

    Peter Robinson Settlers in Canada 200 anniversary The year 2025 will see a celebration of significance in celebration of the two hundreth anniversary of the arrival of the Peter Robinson settlers in the Canadian Peterborough area. Scope of this project This is a project for documenting the Irish settlers brought to Ontario in 1823 and 1825 by Peter Robinson . This project aim is to he...

  • Ontario, Canada

    This project is for people associated with the province of Ontario, Canada . If you have a brickwall in your research on a profile that is associated with Ontario , please start a discussion on it. Sources available for researching Ontario people: The following sources are not intended to be an all-inclusive list, but a starting point for research. Civil Registration of births, marriage...

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  • African-, Afro-Americans throughout the Americas / Black History - Master Project

    African, African-American and Caribbean thinkers have played a major role in defining the critical issues of our time, just as the cultures of Africans and their descendants have transformed the cultures of the Americas and the world. Source "The past is what makes the present coherent," said Afro-American writer James Baldwin, and the past "will remain horrible for exactly as long as we ...

  • Eiker to America

    In remembrance, of those who emigrated from Eiker, Norway to a new beginning. A Aase "Mary" Maria Andersdatter Peterson (Skara) (1802 - 1889) Aase Andersdatter Aaste Karine Engebretsdatter Haugen (Skotselv) (1821 - 1872) Aaste Karine Engebretsdatter Haugen (Skotselv) Aleth Carine Olsdatter Dahler (Dahler i Ristvedfj.) (1809 - 1896) Aleth Carine Olsdatter Amos (Amund) Nelson (Fosen) ...

  • Legislative Council of the Province of Canada

    The Legislative Council of the Province of Canada was the upper house for the Province of Canada, which consisted of the former provinces of Lower Canada, then known as Canada East and later the province of Quebec, and Upper Canada, then known as Canada West and later the province of Ontario. It was created by The Union Act of 1840.The first session of parliament began in Kingston in Canada Wes...

  • Canadian Teachers

    Canadian Teachers Pictured Right:- 1950 Canadian School Train. Pupils attend classes at Nemegos near Chapleau, Ontario Please add the profiles of Canadian teachers to this profile but please do not include any tutors. These should be added to Tutors Education in Canada is for the most part provided publicly, funded and overseen by federal, provincial, and local governments.[16] Education ...

  • Confederate Secret Service

    Confederate Secret Service is any of a number of official and semi-official secret service operations conducted by the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Overview During the Civil War, a number of secret confederacy organizations emerged. Some of these organizations were under the direction of the Confederate government, others operated independently with governm...

  • Canadian musicians & songwriters

    Canadian musicians and songwriters are people from Canada who perform or compose music as a profession. About Canadian Music The music of Canada has reflected the diverse influences that have shaped the country. Aboriginals, the Irish, British, and the French have all made unique contributions to the musical heritage of Canada. The music has subsequently been heavily influenced by American ...

  • Black Canadians in World War I

    This project is to showcase the Black Canadians who served in the First World War. References and Links First World War - Library and Archives Canada

  • Nova Scotia Teachers College

    The Nova Scotia Teachers College ( NSTC ) is a former university that was located in the town of Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada.==History==NSTC was founded as the Provincial Normal School by an act of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly, which received Royal Assent on March 31, 1854. At its official opening on the "civic square" bordering Prince Street, Forrester Street, Victoria Street and Young Str...

  • Canadian University Portal

    The purpose of this portal is to collect and showcase all of the Geni projects on Canadian Universities. They will be listed in Alphabetical order by Province. Law Schools will be listed under their host university. The same goes for any other School or Faculty that has a project. Canada wide Military Colleges of Canada Royal Military College Saint-Jean (Collège militaire royal de Sai...

  • Université Sainte-Anne

    Université Sainte-Anne is a francophone university in the southwest area of Nova Scotia, Canada.[2] It and the Université de Moncton in New Brunswick are the only French-language universities in the Maritime Provinces.==History==It was founded on September 1, 1890 by Gustave Blanche, a Eudist Father, to facilitate the higher education of Acadians in Nova Scotia. The University was named after S...

  • Talvik, Alta in Norway.

    This project contains genealogical information about people born in Alta area and Talvik area, Finnmark, Norway. Genealogy / Slektsforskning, wikipedia Norwegian immigrants to United States. Goldminers in Alaska. Shipwrecks along the Norwegian coast. Genealogyproject on Geni . Northernlights route, pictures and history, Tromsø University Northernlights observatory on Haldde - Alta - N...

  • French Canadian Genealogy

    This Group will focus on cleaning up and expanding the genealogy for the French Canadian Ancestors. Links to those listed in Our French-Canadian Ancestors by Thomas J. Laforest (listing still in progress) Volume 01 Antoine Dionne (1641-1721) , Damien Bérubé (1647-1688) , Grégoire Deblois (1632 - 1705) , Guillaume Couture (1618-1701) , Julien Fortin dit Bellefontaine (1621-1692) , Nicolas ...

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  • Canada Books of Remembrance

    Les Livres du Souvenir, Canada Introduction The seven Books of Remembrance lie in the Memorial Chamber in the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill. Together, they commemorate the lives of more than 118,000 Canadians who, since Confederation, have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country in uniform. To learn more about the history of each book, consult the Veterans Affairs Canada we...

  • Blacks in Early Canada: The Freedom Seekers

    The title of this project comes from the book: The Freedom Seekers: Blacks in Early Canada. Canada’s first black doctor, Anderson Ruffin Abbott, is among one of our nation’s most notable “passers.” His great-grandaughter, Catherine Slaney, only found out he was black in 1975 when sociologist Daniel Hill — an Ontario ombudsman and father of singer Dan Hill and author Lawrence Hill — went to in...

  • Freemasons in Canada

    Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been present in Canada since at least 1634 and today can be found throughout the nation in civic and community roles. A detailed timeline of Freemasonry in Canada can be found via the Grand Lodge of British Columbia and Yukon's website . Although the most famous Freemasons have been presidents, CEOs, and other public figures, the vast majority of Freemason...

  • Notable People from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    This project has been created to house all of the Notable People in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • Canadian Colleges Portal

    The purpose of this portal is to collect and showcase all of the Geni projects on Canadian Colleges. They will be listed in Alphabetical order by Province. Alberta Alberta College of Art and Design Bow Valley College Grande Prairie Regional College Keyano College Lakeland College Lethbridge College Medicine Hat College NorQuest College

  • Commissioners of the Canadian Coast Guard

    Commissioners of the Canadian Coast Guard Commissioner Term William A. O'Neil January 1, 1975 – June 30, 1980 Andrew L. Collier July 1, 1980 – December 31, 1983 Ranald A. Quail January 1, 1984 – June 30, 1993 John F. Thomas July 1, 1993 – December 31, 1996 David B. Watters January 1, 1997 – June 30, 1998 John Adams July 1, 1998 – May 8, 2006 George Da Pont May 9, 2006 ...

  • Canadian Coast Guard

    The Canadian Coast Guard ( CCG ) (French: Garde côtière canadienne ( GCC )) is the coast guard of Canada. Formed in 1962, the coast guard is tasked with marine search and rescue, communication, navigation and transportation issues in Canadian waters, such as navigation aids and icebreaking, marine pollution response and providing support other Canadian government initiatives. The coast guard op...

  • Canadian Coast Guard College

    The Canadian Coast Guard College ( CCGC ) is a maritime training college and Canadian Coast Guard facility located in Westmount, Nova Scotia - a suburb of the former city of Sydney in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality.The CCGC core training program revolves around a 4-year Officer Cadet program that prepares navigation and engineering officers for service on Canadian Coast Guard ships. Thes...

  • Aurora College

    Aurora College , formerly Arctic College, is a college in the Northwest Territories, Canada with campuses in Inuvik, Fort Smith and Yellowknife. They have learning centres in 23 communities in the NWT. The head office for Aurora College is located in Fort Smith.==History==In the 1970s, the Adult Vocational Training Centre (AVTC) was established. In 1981, the Adult Vocational Training Centre (AV...

  • Northern Lights College

    Northern Lights College is an institution that provides post-secondary education to residents of Northern British Columbia. It currently has campuses and access centres in eight communities across the northern third of British Columbia, with Regional Administration located on the Dawson Creek campus. NLC has a working agreement with the University of Northern British Columbia. The college Presi...

  • Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

    Nicola Valley Institute of Technology ( NVIT ) is British Columbia's Aboriginal public post-secondary institute in Merritt, British Columbia, Canada. It started in 1983.==History==NVIT is British Columbia's Aboriginal public post-secondary institute. NVIT was formed as a private institute in 1983 by the First Nations bands of Coldwater, Nooaitch, Shackan, Upper Nicola and Lower Nicola. NVIT was...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - Canada: Survivors

    1918 Influenza Pandemic - Canada: Survivors Canada’s flu dead included soldiers who had survived the fighting overseas only to succumb to illness once in Canada and thousands of family members who welcomed them home but perished soon after their arrival. The loss of so many Canadians had a profound social and economic impact on a country that had already suffered 60,000 war dead. The combin...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Quebec

    Pioneers of Canada - Quebec Pictured right: Victor Begin was the only French Canadian officer serving in the NorthWest Mounted Police. and he had been with them for 15 years. If you would like to know a bit more, please consult the Skagway Historical Society which has posted a brief biography of Joseph Victor Begin. History: From New France to Confederation French colonization started w...

  • King's Daughters

    Introduction The King's Daughters (French: Filles du Roi; Filles du Roy) is a term used to refer to the approximately 800 young French women who immigrated to New France between 1663 and 1673 as part of a program sponsored by Louis XIV . The program was designed to boost Canada's population both by encouraging male immigrants to settle there, and by promoting marriage, family formation and th...

  • Canadian Indigenous Peoples Portal

    First Nations Inuit Métis Links Naming Conventions Working Notes for ref only Some Canadian Tribes Includes the Following Indian Tribes Algonkin Arapaho Assiniboin Atsina Bellabella Bellacoola Beothuk Family Chilliwack Chippewa Cowichan Cree Crow Dakota Etchaottine Etchareottine Etheneldeli Haida Hidatsa Huron Iroquois Kawchodinne Kitksan Kutchin Kutenai Kwakiutl Lillooet Ma...

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  • Pioneers of Canada

    WARNING: Geni users, please, do not create a version of this project in another language, any other language. The Geni project multilingual feature will cause project data to be lost. For the time being, just stay with the English (default) version. A solution is being worked on. Stay tuned. <<< Pioneers of Canada This project will act as an umbrella project for all province's pioneers. ...

  • Métis in Canada

    The Métis are one of Canada's three principal Aboriginal groups, and are recognized under section 35 in the 1982 Constitution. Fiercely independent, the Métis were instrumental in the development of western Canada. Historically, the word Métis refers to the children of European explorers, settlers, and fur traders and their First Nation wives in the "Métis Homeland" (present-day Manitoba). ...

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  • D-Day (6 June 1944)

    The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. The largest seaborne invasion in history, the operation began the liberation of German-occupied northwestern Europe from Nazi control, and contributed to the Allied victory on the Western Front. Planning f...

  • Alberta, Canada

    Alberta, Canada This is the master portail for the Province of Alberta, Canada. The People of Alberta This section of the project will explore the relationships and links between families who lived in Alberta. Please add each family name alphabetically below and add profiles of those who lived or were born in Alberta to the project. Native Groups The ancestors of today's First Nations...

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  • Curator Profile Exchange: French-Canadiens

    Fellow curators, please use this project to deposit any French-Canadien Master Profiles (MP) you no longer wish to curate. When assuming curatorship of profiles, please do so with in intention of maintaining and improving them. Thank you. Please be sure to remove profiles from the project when you assume curating responsibilities.

  • Canada Census

    Canada Census This is the umbrella project for Canada Censuses. Census returns are official Government of Canada records that enumerate the country’s population. They are an invaluable source of information as they often include the age, occupation, ethnic origin, religious denomination and the place of birth for the persons listed. For each census, the records are arranged by province or...

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  • World War II - Prisoners of War from Canada

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those Canadians who were captured as German POWs.

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  • Notable Canadian Jews

    Canadian Jews or Jewish Canadians are Canadian citizens of the Jewish faith and/or Jewish ethnicity. Canada boasts the fourth largest Jewish community in the world, exceeded only by the United States, France, and Israel. Most of the Jewish community consists of Ashkenazi Jews who immigrated from Europe. The city of Montreal has a substantial French-speaking Jewish community from North Africa an...

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  • Notable West Indian Americans and Canadians

    This project represents notable West Indian Americans and Caribbean Canadians . These are Americans with origin in the Dutch-, English-, and French-speaking lands of the Caribbean. Their population of 2,532,380 accounted for 0.83% of the U.S. population in 2008. The majority of Black Canadians are of Caribbean origin. Many Canadians identify as Black even though they may have multi-ethnic anc...

  • Governors General of Canada

    Introduction The Governor General of Canada, in French: Gouverneur général du Canada (masculine), or Gouverneure générale du Canada (feminine) is the federal viceregal representative of the Canadian monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen, on the advice of the Canadian Prime Minister, appoints the Governor General to carry out her constitutional and ceremonial duties. The commission ...

  • Rebellions of 1837 - Upper Canada

    The Upper Canada Rebellion was an insurrection against the oligarchic government of the British colony of Upper Canada (present day Ontario) in December 1837. While public grievances had existed for years, it was the Rebellion in Lower Canada (present day Quebec) that emboldened rebels in Upper Canada to openly revolt soon after. The Upper Canada Rebellion was largely defeated shortly after it ...

  • Red River Rebellion

    The Red River Rebellion (or the Red River Resistance, Red River Uprising, or First Riel Rebellion) was the sequence of events related to the 1869 establishment of a provisional government by the Métis leader Louis Riel and his followers at the Red River Colony, in what is now the Canadian province of Manitoba .The Rebellion was the first crisis the new government faced following Canadian Confed...

  • Czernielow Mazowiecki - Immigration

    From the1890s to the 1930s, 1/3 of the population immigrated from the parish of Czernielów Mazowiecki and its neighbouring villages (Bajkowce, Borki Wielkie, Czernielów Ruski, Czołhańszczyzna, Kujdańce, Rusianówka, Romanówka, Stupki, and Smykowce). The purpose of this project is to help researchers connect the original settlers to their ancestors in Austria/Poland. Due to volume, this proje...

  • Langara College

    Langara College is a public degree-granting college in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which serves approximately 22,000 students annually through its university, career, and continuing studies programs. The college takes its name from the neighbourhood in which it is situated, which was named after Spanish Admiral Juan de Lángara.==History==Langara College courses and programs were first ...

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  • Justice Institute of British Columbia

    Justice Institute of British Columbia ( JIBC ) is a public, post-secondary educational institution in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, that is focused on training professionals in the justice, public safety and social services fields. JIBC also has campuses in Victoria, Okanagan, Chilliwack, Pitt Meadows, and Maple Ridge.==Programs==JIBC offers degrees, diplomas and applied certificat...

  • Douglas College

    Douglas College is one of the largest public colleges in British Columbia, Canada.Founded in 1970, the college serves some 14,000 credit students, 9,000 continuing education students and 1,400 international students each year. Douglas offers bachelor's degrees and general university arts and science courses, as well as career programs in health care, human services (Child, Family and Community ...

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  • Collège Educacentre College

    Collège Educacentre College is the only francophone college in British Columbia. The general aim is to provide people with bilingual language skills—that speakers of French receive education in their native language and at the same time receive English skills. It provides professional training on different levels, basic education for adults, professional development services, and services leadi...

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  • College of the Rockies

    The College of the Rockies is a Canadian public community college, located in the southeast corner of British Columbia, Canada. The main campus is in Cranbrook, with regional campuses in Creston, Fernie, Golden, Invermere, and Kimberley.

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  • College of New Caledonia

    The College of New Caledonia ( CNC ) is a post-secondary educational institution that serves the residents of the Central Interior of British Columbia. This region has a population of about 145,000, and it encompasses three school districts: #28 (Quesnel), #57 (Prince George), and #91 (Nechako Lakes). CNC operates six campuses in Prince George, Burns Lake, Fort St. James, Mackenzie, Quesnel and...

  • Camosun College

    Camosun College is located in Greater Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. As of the 2013-2014 fiscal year, it had more than 19,000 full-time and part-time students (9,793 FTEs)[1] between its Lansdowne and Interurban campuses. Each year Camosun welcomes over 1,000 Aboriginal students from 50 Nations including Métis and Inuit groups, and over 1,100 International students from 60 different countr...

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology

    The British Columbia Institute of Technology (also referred to as BCIT ), is a public polytechnic institution of higher education. The post-secondary institute has five campuses located in the Metro Vancouver region, with its main campus in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. There is also the Aerospace Technology Campus in Richmond, the Marine Campus in the City of North Vancouver, Downtown cam...

  • Acsenda School of Management

    The Acsenda School of Management - Vancouver (also known as Acsenda ), formerly known as Sprott Shaw Degree College, is a private, for-profit Canadian degree college headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Patrick Dang was president of Acsenda from 2010 until 2014. Dr. Lindsay Redpath took over as President in 2014.==History==The school was founded in 2004 as Sprott-Shaw Degree Co...

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  • Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

    The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology ( SAIT ) is a polytechnic institute in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. SAIT offers more than 100 career programs in technology, trades and business. SAIT is a member of Polytechnics Canada and one of Alberta's Top 50 Employers. Established in 1916, it is Calgary's second oldest post-secondary institution and Canada's first publicly funded technical institute.

  • Red Deer College

    Red Deer College is a public comprehensive community college of approximately 7,000 students in credit programs and 10,000 in non-credit programming located in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. Established in 1964, RDC was built for a smaller semi-rural community but, in the four and a half decades since its founding, the city has grown into the third largest in the province. The college has made an e...

  • Portage College

    Portage College is a public board-governed community college in Lac La Biche, Alberta, Canada. Portage has seven campus locations located throughout northeastern Alberta.==History==In 1968, Alberta NewStart was established in Lac La Biche as part of the federal government’s initiative to research basic adult education. NewStart offered instruction in areas as diverse as academic upgrading, trap...

  • Olds College

    Olds College is an Alberta public post-secondary institution located in Olds, Alberta, established in 1913 as Olds Agricultural College . The college opened its first satellite campus in Calgary in 2006 in partnership with the Calgary Stampede Board.Total student enrollment for the 2008–2009 year was 1,350.The college is a member of the Alberta Rural Development Network.==History==In 1913, the ...

  • Northern Lakes College

    Northern Lakes College is a publicly funded comprehensive community college in northern Alberta, Canada.Administrative offices are located in Slave Lake and Grouard, Alberta, with a staff of more than 275 working in more than 25 community campuses. The college connects students from throughout the region with the latest in real-time teaching and learning technology to create manageable class co...

  • Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

    The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology ( NAIT ) is a polytechnic and applied sciences institute located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. NAIT provides careers programs in applied research, technical training, applied education, and learning designed to meet the demands of Alberta's technical and knowledge-based industries. NAIT offers approximately 140 credit programs leading to applied degr...

  • NorQuest College

    NorQuest College is a publicly funded community college in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The student body numbers approximately 10,200 annually throughout the province in full-time, part-time, and regional programs. More than 2,000 students graduate each year.NorQuest College is a member of the Alberta Rural Development Network.==History==NorQuest College, formerly Alberta Vocational College (AVC)...

  • Medicine Hat College

    Medicine Hat College is a public, board governed, comprehensive community college serving southeastern Alberta and southwestern Saskatchewan, Canada. The college is located in the city of Medicine Hat, Alberta, and was founded in 1965. Almost 2,500 students attend the main campus; another 200 attend Brooks Campus, located 100 km west of Medicine Hat in Brooks.

  • Lethbridge College

    Lethbridge College , formerly Lethbridge Community College , was opened in 1957 as the first public community college in Canada. Over 4,000 students attend the Lethbridge, Alberta, institution.Lethbridge College is a member of the Alberta Rural Development Network.==History==Lethbridge Junior College opened in 1957 as the first public community college in Canada. On 14 February 2007, the colleg...

  • Lakeland College (Alberta)

    Lakeland College is a post-secondary college in Alberta. It is publicly funded, and maintains two campuses in Vermilion and Lloydminster. Lakeland serves over 7000 students through the academic year with 2,223 studying full- and part-time.Lakeland College is Canada’s only inter-provincial college, as it serves both Alberta and Saskatchewan residents, following a partnership agreement between th...

  • Keyano College

    Keyano College is a post-secondary college located in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. It offers specialized training to more than 2800 full-time students and over 13,000 part-time students. The main Clearwater Campus is located in downtown Fort McMurray with the Suncor Energy Industrial Campus located in the Gregoire Industrial Park and a new campus in Fort Chipewyan. Outreach campuses are loca...

  • Grande Prairie Regional College

    Grande Prairie Regional College , often abbreviated GPRC, is a comprehensive community institution with two campuses Grande Prairie and Fairview, Alberta. Over 2,000 students in credit programs, and over 6,000 in workforce training and recreational programs, attend GPRC and Fairview College Campus annually. The college offers a number of apprenticeship and academic programs including certificat...

  • Bow Valley College

    Bow Valley College ( BVC ) is a public, board-governed college operating as a comprehensive community institution under the Post-Secondary Learning Act of Alberta.[1] The branch campuses are: Airdrie, Banff, Blairmore, Brooks, Canmore, Cardston, Claresholm, Cochrane, Drumheller, Eden Valley, High River, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Morley, Pincher Creek, Red Deer, Three Hills and Stettler. Bow Val...

  • Alberta College of Art and Design

    The Alberta College of Art + Design ( ACAD ) is a publicly funded Canadian degree-granting, art and design college located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1926 under the name Provincial Institute of Technology and Arts, which was under the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (now SAIT Polytechnic). From 1985 to 1995 it was known as the Alberta College of Art whereafter it be...

  • Meritorious Service Cross

    The Meritorious Service Cross (French: Croix du service méritoire ) is a decoration that is, within the Canadian system of honours, one of the two Meritorious Service Decorations gifted by the Canadian monarch, generally through his or her Governor-in-Council. Created in 1984, the medal is intended to recognize individuals—both Canadian and foreign—who have carried out meritorious acts bringing...

  • Meritorious Service Medal (Canada)

    The Meritorious Service Medal (French: Médaille du service méritoire ) is a decoration that is, within the Canadian system of honours, one of the two Meritorious Service Decorations gifted by the Canadian monarch, generally through his or her viceroy-in-Council. Created in 1991, the medal is intended to recognize individuals—both Canadian and foreign—who have carried out meritorious acts bringi...

  • Canadian Centennial Medal

    The Canadian Centennial Medal (French: Médaille du centenaire du Canada) is a commemorative medal struck by the Royal Canadian Mint in 1967 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation and was awarded to Canadians who were recommended by governments and professional, educational and cultural associations, as well as military and protective services, veterans’ groups, sport...

  • Group of Seven Artists

    The Group of Seven was an organization of Canadian landscape painters from 1920 to 1933. The members were drawn together by a common sense of frustration with the conservative quality of most Canadian art at that time. They shifted the emphasis from similitude, the imitation of natural effects, toward the expression of their feelings for their subjects. Their paintings developed along similar l...

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