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UNIT 16 -David Takayoshi Suzuki is a Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist. Suzuki earned a Ph.D in zoology from the University of Chicago in 1961.  - He became a professor in the Genetics Department at the University of British Columbia in 1963. He devoted his career as an academician to genetic research using fruit flies as the model. - In 1990, Suzuki publised his book, "Genethics: The clash between the New Genetics and Human Values"

David Suzuki, Canadian geneticist, environmentalist, broadcaster and author. Host of "The Nature of Things" since Founded the David Suzuki Foundation in Yoga An amazing Canadian.

UNIT 15  -Around 1.1 million Canadians served in WWII, including 106,000 in the Royal Canadian Navy and 200,000 in the Royal Canadian Air Force. -The first Canadian infantryman to die in World War II was Private John Gray. He was captured and executed by the Japanese on December 13, 1941 in Hong Kong. -During WWII, prisoners of war in Canada were treated so nicely and they didn't want to leave Canada when release

Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan ordered to return danger pay -- read comments at bottom of article --as always --to further your knowledge

Unit 14 -Frank Mee invented the Canadarm -Canada's most famous robotic and technological achievement made its space debut on the space shuttle on Nov. 13, 1981 -the design and building of the arm, also known as the shuttle remote manipulator system marked the beginning of Canada's close collaboration with the NASA in human space flight-a sterling example of successful international space.

UNIT 14 : The Canadarm is very important to Canadian science and technology because it is our most famous technology achievement.

Unit 13  - the Nisga'a treaty is a negotiated agreement between the nisga'a nation, the government of British Columbia and the Government of Canada. Effected on may 11,2000 - the Nisga'a Treaty provides for an open democratic and accountable Nisga'a Government.  - Nisga'a peoples gained 8% of original land, $196 million over 15 years, ownership of the forests and $ from fisheries/hydro.

Unit 13 - the Nisga'a treaty is a negotiated agreement between the nisga'a nation, the government of British Columbia and the Government of Canada. Effected on may 11,2000 - the Nisga'a Treaty provides for an open democratic and accountable Nisga'a Government. - Nisga'a peoples gained 8% of original land, $196 million over 15 years, ownership of the forests and $ from fisheries/hydro.

UNIT 12 -In the fall of 1970, Canada was plunged into its worst crisis since the wwII, when a radical Quebec group raised the stakes on separatism. -On october 5, 1970 four men posing as delivery men kidnapped British trade comissioner James Richard Cross from his plush Montreal residence. Five days after Cross kidnapping, the FLQ struck again kidnapping Pierre Laporte -On october 16, Trudeau invoked the war measures act, which suspended basic civil rights and liberties.

UNIT 12 -In the fall of 1970, Canada was plunged into its worst crisis since the wwII, when a radical Quebec group raised the stakes on separatism. -On october 5, 1970 four men posing as delivery men kidnapped British trade comissioner James Richard Cross from his plush Montreal residence. Five days after Cross kidnapping, the FLQ struck again kidnapping Pierre Laporte -On october 16, Trudeau invoked the war measures act, which suspended basic civil rights and liberties.

UNIT 11 -Toronto is the largest city of Canada and one of its most ethnically diverse, also proud to play a vital role in the cultural life of the city. -Many immigrants cultures have brought their traditions and music. -It is a city of many museums, theatres, festival events and sports activities.

When immigrants come to Canada, they also go and live in Toronto which is a BIG city.

UNIT 9  -There were ten internment Camps in total scattered throughout Canada during the Second World War prior to world war ii. - Internments camps cane about because of racist attitudes Canadians held towards Japanese Canadian's many of who lived in BC.  - Over a nine month period 22000 people were taken from their homes and scattered throughout B.C

Japanese American internment was the World War II internment in "War Relocation Camps" of about people of Japanese heritage who lived on the Pacific coast of the United States. Sixty-two percent of the internees were American citizens.

UNIT 7   -During the Second World War, on 19 August 1942, the Allies launched a major raid on the small French coast port of Dieppe.   -The raid was a disaster: More than 900 Canadian soldiers were killed, and thousands more were wounded and taken prisoner.  -The raid was over by mid-day.

UNIT 7 -During the Second World War, on 19 August 1942, the Allies launched a major raid on the small French coast port of Dieppe. -The raid was a disaster: More than 900 Canadian soldiers were killed, and thousands more were wounded and taken prisoner. -The raid was over by mid-day.

UNIT 3   -The treaty was signed on June 28th, 1919 after many months of staunch negotiation about what would be included in the document. -The treaty was signed in Versailles Palace and received its name from the venue. -A trio of men who came to be called the "Big three" were the most important figures in the creation of the treaty: David Lloyd George of Great Britain, Clemenceau of France and Woodrow Wilson of the United States.

Treaty of Versailles after Germany has to pay an universally expensive amount of money, Austria-Hungarian Empire had to turn in to a smaller countries and also same thing goes to the Ottoman Empire.