Essays Tagged: "canada and the united states"

the issue of Gun Control in Canada and America.

Part I:IntroductionThe issue of gun control and violence, both in Canada and the United States, is one that simply will not go away. If history is to be any guide, no ... , of the University of North Carolina, points out that 'Crime in America is popularly perceived [in Canada] as something to be expected in a society which has less respect for the rule of law than doe ... availability and use'. In Robert J. Mundt's study, when compared with the United States, trends in Canada over the past ten years in various types of violent crime, suicide, and accidental death show ...

(10 pages) 192 1 3.9 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Pituitary Dwarfism

ism which is a result of a disease of the thyroid gland it is the cause of most dwarfism in Europe, Canada, and the United States. Other causes of dwarfism are Down's syndrome, a congenital condition ...

(2 pages) 76 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Canada-U.S. unemployment rates. Why is Canada's so high?

take on the critics!!For decades prior to the 1981-82 recession, the national unemployment rates of Canada and the United States had been nearly identical. Since then, a persistent 'unemployment rate ... ntical. Since then, a persistent 'unemployment rate gap' has emerged. Throughout most of the 1980s, Canada's unemployment rate has consistently been about 2 percentage points higher than in the United ...

(13 pages) 186 1 4.4 Oct/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

NAFTA and its Effects for all Parties Involved

ontroversial of these alliances is the North American Free Trade Agreement(NAFTA), consisting of Canada, the United States, and Mexico, and NAFTA quickly became amajor force in the global econom ... ame amajor force in the global economy.Negotiations for the agreement began in 1993, when the Canada United States TradeAgreement (CUSTA), a trade alliance between Canada and the United State ...

(6 pages) 363 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

NAFTA - Canadian viewpoint

few legal and institutional arrangements in economic and trade areas of a bilateral nature between Canada and the United states, in view of the massive scale, the density and the nearness of their re ... Under the Roosevelt administration in 1934, the Reciprocal Trade Agreement Act led to the bilateral Canada-U.S. trade agreements in 1935 and 1938. However, the 1938 agreement was suspended when the G ...

(7 pages) 135 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

A comparison of Canada's branch banking system to the Unit banking system of the United States.

Banks play a vital role in North America's financial systems and the economicdevelopment of Canada and the United States. Many events and technology advancementshave effected the way Canadians ... hout this presentation are as follows: How September 11th effected theeconomy and the banks in both Canada and the United States, online banking and theadvancement of banking technology, what NAFTA ha ...

(10 pages) 195 1 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Current Views of Univerity Sport and its Athlete

sport as having a negative effect on the academic performance of student athletes, studies done in Canada and the United States show the exact opposite. Participation of university students in sport ... cademic standing of student athletes can be found in the fact that throughout the United States and Canada student athletes graduate from university more frequently than non athletes. Riche(2003) stud ...

(7 pages) 78 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Blood, Tears, Poverty, Famine and Socio-economic Problems: Western Imperialism's Negative Effect on Southeast Asia

of Europe and their genealogical, colonial, and philosophical descendants. Spain, France, Britain, Canada, and the United States of America are some examples of Western societies. These countries hav ...

(15 pages) 164 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Marks and Spencer Case Study

EXECUTIVE SUMMARYWith multiple stores in the United Kingdom, Europe, Canada, and the United States, Marks and Spencer is a leader in superstore retail organizations. The ... . Although the balance sheet is strong, shareholders should be concerned with M&S operations in Canada and Europe. Overall, I think shareholders are very pleased.The competitors that Marks and Spe ... s and instead is paying high tariffs to ship products from the U.K. and the Far East.Competition in Canada and Europe is also a problem for Marks and Spencer. M&S has relied too much on its succes ...

(6 pages) 456 0 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Hepatitis C

to talk to you today about Hepatitis C, a viral infection that has reached epidemic proportions in Canada and the United States.Like most of you, I knew next to nothing about Hepatitis until someone ... rred to as "The Silent Epidemic".It is the #1 cause of liver transplants in the United States & Canada.Over 4 million Americans (about 2% of U.S. population) and as many as 300,000 Canadians are i ...

(7 pages) 76 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

NAFTA

t NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) will greatly influence my goals. Having lived in both Canada and the United States, I am very aware of the importance of Free Trade between these two coun ... a piece of US legislation or a constitutional amendment. It is an agreement between three nations (Canada, United States and Mexico) that helps fluent trade, regulates it and resolves conflicts. In a ...

(6 pages) 161 1 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Effects of imperialism in Asia.

of Europe and their genealogical, colonial, and philosophical descendants. Spain, France, Britain, Canada, and the United States of America are some examples of Western societies. These countries hav ...

(7 pages) 94 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Canadian sport: how the education intsituations affected sport development in Canada.

From halls of learning:-Canada has gone through many stages within sport. In the founding years at birth, Canada used its ed ... titutions as nurseries in which playing skills were developed (Roxborough page 155). In 1830, Upper Canada College (UCC) opened in Toronto which later contained great cricket players taught by Mr. Bar ... rs, many who had come from England, and the student body. This was the first civilian team in Upper Canada. When Canada and the United States met for the first time at cricket in New York in 1844 the ...

(3 pages) 15 0 4.6 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Endangered Peregrine Falcon

to the effects of chemical pesticides such as DDT (which has been banned from the United States and Canada but not in all countries). The Peregrine Falcon population has suffered a dramatic decline ov ... dramatic decline over the past decades, and is presently on the list of endangered species in both Canada and the United States.Endangered throughout Canada. Populations in southern Canada were estab ...

(1 pages) 909 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

An Inevitable Canadian American Union

Historically, for the most part, Canada and the United States have been on good terms, and they have been able to assemble many mutua ... t with time, this relationship will strengthen even more, and the border shared between the U.S and Canada will inevitably disappear. Our home and native land will merge with the land of the brave and ... e idea. Evidence from the past and present has shown significant thinning of the boundaries between Canada and the United States in political, economic and cultural areas. Their country to country rel ...

(4 pages) 46 1 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Access to Health Care Based on Humanity not Income

about as many approaches to this matter as there are countries, but the two countries in question, Canada and the United States, take opposing stances: the former, of egalitarianism and the latter, o ... ion are innumerable, and include increased efficiency, productivity, and equity to name a few.Since Canada has imposed more governmental control over the medical system with an egalitarian attitude, t ...

(9 pages) 268 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Minnesota History, Ojibwa Indians

he Ojibwa are an American Indian ethnolinguistic group centered around the upper great lakes and in Canada and the United States. The Ojibwa are a part of a group of central Algonquian, which includes ... azzling outfits, and stirring songs. To serve visitors who come from all over the United States and Canada, the Ojibwa have created a camping ground and picnic tables as part of the powwow grounds. Al ...

(14 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Joseph Armand Bombardier

He was a true genius; Mr. Bombardier was one of Canada's most well respected inventors. On April 16th, 1907 the magnificent Joseph-Armand Bombardier ... nt his machine would become. You might wonder why he actually chose to invent the snowmobile. Well, Canada's weather wasn't really on Bombardier's side. Winter was very harsh so he decided to invent t ... famous Ski-doo. But he unintentionally introduced the snowmobile. Surprisingly, snowmobiling became Canada's first major sport, it followed the introduction of ice hockey in the late 1900's. Today, in ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The Illegal drug Trade

inly produced in developing countries, but are produced worldwide, even in developed countries like Canada and the United States. Major consumer countries include Canada, the United States, and Europe ... rma, and Laos) for opium, the US for methamphetamine, Afghanistan and Pakistan for heroin, parts of Canada for cannabis, and the Netherlands and Belgium for ecstasy. Regardless of the source, high dem ...

(12 pages) 159 1 3.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Institutionalized Racism in Education - Literature Review

IntroductionCanada and the United States were both founded with a deep involvement of the exploitation, mistreat ... eclectic and harmonious society. This literature review will briefly cover the history of racism in Canada and the United States as well as the current situation in our educational system. I have rese ... on I have compiled is educational and relevant to the topic.A Brief HistoryRacial discrimination in Canada began around 1833 with the creation of schools in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick that were for ...

(10 pages) 193 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology