Essays Tagged: "Vancouver"

Hong Kong Immigrants in Vancouver

AbstractThis paper is concerned with the recent wave of Hong Kong immigrants into Vancouver. The stage is set for this discussion by first explaining some background behind Canadian ... kground behind Canadian immigration policy and then discussing the history of Chinese immigrants in Vancouver. From these discussions we are informed that Canadian immigration policy was historically ... see a more multicultural group of immigrants into our nation. The history of Chinese immigration in Vancouver, and for that matter, Canada is not positive one. The experiences and prejudices which wer ...

(15 pages) 203 1 5.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Multiculturalism In Canada

here we celebrate our various diversities.Did you know that the most commonly spoken language in Vancouver is MandarinChinese and other dialects of Chinese? People may be shocked but it's true ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A brief book review of Sky Lee's novel: "Disappearing Moon Cafe." It discusses the main character Kae's rejection of Chinese Patriachal values.

great novel/not just write one."Word count: 566Bibliography:Sky Lee, Disappearing Moon Café, Vancouver, Douglas and McIntyre, 1991Wai-Ling Ho-Ching, Who killed Suzie Wong: An inquiry into the I ...

(2 pages) 55 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Canada at War: 1914-1918

also at war. By the end of the war, Canada had changed greatly; Canadians had been conscripted from Vancouver to St. John's; Quebec was on the verge of separating; agricultural and industrial producti ...

(6 pages) 52 0 4.0 May/2003

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

This is a book review of Jean Swanson's book called "Poor Bashing".

"Poornography"AbstractVancouver-based writer Jean Swanson is most often described as an "anti-poverty activist". She is a ...

(7 pages) 45 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Literary Analysis of "Escape to the City". An analysis of the short story "Escape to the City" by Gordon Woodward which was printed in Abook Society Searchlight.

One conflict in the story is man versus society. In the story, Clifford is living by himself in Vancouver. He must face the challenge of living on his own and having to provide for himself. Cliffo ... udgmental. Lastly, Patrick is shown though dialogue. The conversation in the story reads, " "I'm in Vancouver," I said. "Where did you think I was: Siberia?" (7)This shows Patrick is sarcastic or humo ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jade Peony

40's in the most accurate way possible, by consulting Historians and Language experts of the area (Vancouver's Chinatown). He used authentic references to Chinese culture of the time, most of which w ... the time. These dialects serve not only to tell about the various forms of the Chinese language in Vancouver at the time but they also reveal Poh-Poh's history and past status through the dialects th ...

(7 pages) 100 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Exportation of Fresh Water in Western Canada

simply too far underground to reach. In western Canada, most of the water we use comes from lakes. Vancouver, for example, gets almost all of its water from the Capalino reservoir, using 1 billion li ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

David Oppenheimer the Father of Vancouver

possibility of Burrard Inlet becoming a great port in the future, but only if the railway ended in Vancouver. Even though Vancouver was likely to win the race he decided to make sure of that, so boug ... and offered half of it along with some land of other major landholders. With that move he made sure Vancouver will win. Later on when CPR was built, he was elected as mayor and donated a lot of the la ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Ann Marie Fleming biography

e what her career and films have been like.Ann Marie was born in Okinawa and lived her childhood in Vancouver. She is of Chinese and Australian parentage. When it was time to go to university, she wen ... ommercialized agencies. In 2000 the two collaborators got married and decided to run the company in Vancouver. Now they are expanding their business into the United States. They specialize in commerci ...

(6 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Does the title "Paper Shadows" have more meaning for you after finishing the book than before you started reading it?

so interesting because the author in the story as Sonny Choy has explored not only the childhood in Vancouver's Chinatown but also the family history.Choy has frequently mentioned the ghost at the ear ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A brief field study of the Vancouver(Canada) Landfill and its effects on the environment

IntroductionThe amount of damage done to the environment by the Vancouver Landfill is a lot lower than it was ten years ago. An emphasis has been put on reducing th ... ly as approximately 475,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste are put in the landfill every year. The Vancouver Landfill is 635 hectares; 235 hectares take up the landfill footprint which is located in ... t uncontrolled would be bad for the environment. Greenhouse gas emission is a major concern for the Vancouver Landfill and is appropriately taking care of the problem. Extraction wells have been place ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Sports At School

he boys volleyball team took a trip to the A.C.C. last weekend and saw the Toronto Rapters play the Vancouver grizzly bears. That was believed to be the last to Canadian teams to ever play again seein ... elieved to be the last to Canadian teams to ever play again seeing as the grizzly bears are leaving Vancouver.Interview With Sanjeev Braman It was very unfair because a teammate and him just got the p ...

(1 pages) 672 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Trader

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(2 pages) 425 1 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Marijuana Use

living underneath a rock for the past year they are the Green Party. I have gone to their store in Vancouver and they smoke weed all day in the store and the cops don't care that they do! so again I ...

(2 pages) 362 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Portland: The best city

round. Someone prefers big cities like New York and Los Angeles, but others choose small towns like Vancouver or Corvallis. I like to live in Portland. Portland is a good and beautiful city.The first ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Organizational Impact Paper

hazardous) from a residence or a business. The organization was found in 1989 by Brian Scudamore in Vancouver. Since 1989, this junk removal company is now one of the biggest junk removal company empl ... a, and United States.In 1989, Brian came up with an idea of picking up trash when the job market in Vancouver was tight. Brian named his company first as "The Rubbish Boys" and started with one pick u ...

(4 pages) 438 2 2.3 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Organizational Impact

of picking up any type of trash (non hazardous) from a residence or a business. Brian Scudamore in Vancouver found the organization in 1989. Since 1989, this junk removal company is now one of the bi ... a, and United States.In 1989, Brian came up with an idea of picking up trash when the job market in Vancouver was tight. Brian named his company first as "The Rubbish Boys" and started with one pick u ...

(4 pages) 77 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Biography of Elizabeth MacGill

Elizabeth MacGill was born in Vancouver, British Columbia on March 27, 1905. She had lived until November 4, 1980 where she died i ...

(2 pages) 2308 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Pain Assessment Tool for Postoperative Pain-week 9

f British Columbia. Abstract in Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Pain, August 1996, Vancouver, BC. Retrieved 20 May, 2009 fromhttp://web.uvic.ca/idc/qpinvent.html.Baker A., Ferguson S. ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Science Essays