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land settlement company chartered in England in 1826. It was initiated by the Scottish novelist John Galt, who proposed that Upper Canada (Ontario) sell government lands in order to raise money to compensate settlers who had suffered losses from the War of 1812. Galt became (1827) the company's representative in Canada. The Canada Company acquired lands along the Lake Huron side of the S Ontario peninsula and founded Guelph and Goderich. In general the company was one of the most successful colonizing schemes, meeting its charter requirements by 1843. It remained in operation until the 1950s.
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According to an internal letter obtained by GM Authority, undersigned by GM Canada president and managing director, Steve Carlisle and distributed at GM's Oshawa Car Plant, GM of Canada Limited became GM of Canada Company yesterday, Monday, November 23rd.
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Co-sponsored by the STLHE and 3M Canada Company, the Fellowships are open to Canadian university teachers from all disciplines.
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Stratford began life when William 'Tiger' Dunlop, an agent of the Canada Company, planted his surveyor's stakes around the area in December 1828.
Bringing together the businesses of Liqui-Box and Enhance, which both provide packaging systems for pumpable foods for retail applications, the new entity will operate as Liqui-Box, a DuPont Canada Company, with operations in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.
The Roofing Connection will be operated as part of Beacon Roofing Supply Canada Company.
founder of Canada Company, and Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army.
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