British North America


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British North America

(formerly) Canada or its constituent regions or provinces that formed part of the British Empire
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In light of the 150th anniversary of the British North America Act 1867 and the federal review of laws and policies to ensure constitutional obligations towards indigenous peoples are being met, the Minister's Working Group ought to take a very close look at what rights exist under the Royal Proclamation of 1763, including the ability for aggrieved persons or groups to appeal to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London, England as the highest court of appeal or court of last resort.
British North America was the largest contiguous group of colonies in the empire and included--apart from Upper and Lower Canada--New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward and Cape Breton islands, and their several dependencies.
So too with taverns in New York, public spaces where the denizens of this bustling city discussed and debated controversial issues, besides proving that they could consume more hard liquor, especially rum, than could colonists anywhere else in British North America.
And some buildings, such as the post office with its 1900-era safe deposit boxes, and Bank of British North America (whose gold deposits once rivalled those of the Bank of England) have been restored to their Gold Rush glory.
They were hoping to start new lives in what was then known as British North America and had been told agents would meet them on the other side to distribute money, food and clothing.
As Fahrni concludes in her essay, opportunities for comparative history exist within British North America and Canada itself.
Reid's and Elizabeth Mancke's chapter entitled "From Global Processes to Continental Strategies: The Emergence of British North America to 1783," in which the authors contextualize and situate what was then British North America within the larger Atlantic world.
The 9th Earl of Dalhousie, George Ramsay, who served as Governor-in-Chief of British North America from 1820 to 1828, had a reputation for benevolence.
During the nineteenth century, the northern part of Greenland became settled by Inuit families who had emigrated from British North America.
11) Thus, the study examines the five Alberta women who requested a constitutional reference, the politicians, civil servants and male lawyers involved in its presentation to the courts, and the judges of the Supreme Court of Canada and the Privy Council who rendered decisions about the meaning of the word "persons" in the British North America Act.
Canada: Canadians celebrate Canada Day on July 1 to commemorate the anniversary of the granting of Royal Assent to the British North America Act, which created the selfgoverning dominion of Canada in 1867.
In Britain and in British North America apprehension grew.

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