1. What was the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario and when was it established?
It is a body formed in 1906 to build transmission lines in order to supply electricity to municipal utilities with the electric power from a private power generator already in operation at Canadian Niagara Fall.
2. What was CNR and during which years was it created?
Canadian National Railway It is a public company formed by Canadian gorverment back in the year 1918 to serve the purpose of transporting persons and goods within the and acted as a source of revenue to Canadian gorverment..
3. What is the LCBO and when was it established?
Liquor Control Board of Ontario is a principal awarded parasternal in Ontario’s province, Canada. It was formed back in 1927 for selling wine, liquor and beer using established retail centres with it remains accountable to the Ministry of Finance.
4. What is the CBC and when was it established
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is a state corporation established in the year 1936 whose mandate was to serve the public interest in both Radio and Television. CBC is the mother of several local radio stations and it broadcasts using English and French.
5. What is unemployment insurance and approximately when was national unemployment insurance established in Canada?
This is social welfare remittance made by the gorverment or other organization of unemployed persons. Employment insurance in Canada remain a pillar to the country nobble social programs. It was conceived in 1940 and the programme as undergone significant evolution. Initial the name was unemployment insurance but evolved to employment insurance.
6. What was the GATT and when did Canada join it?
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade was a multilateral trade agreement regulating commerce internationally. Canada together with other countries signed the general Agreement on Tariffs and trade in 1947 but came effective January 1948.
7. Why is 1947 important in the oil and gas history of Alberta?
1947 was an important year when oil was discovered and utilized. Beside Tourism, Agriculture, education and forestry, Oil earned Alberta revenue though its percentage scaled high as compared to the rest. The two sources of energy spurred Alberta economy drastically with the oil refinery.
8. What is the St. Lawrence Seaway and when did it open?
It is a system of channels, locks and canals, which allows on-going ocean vessels to move across the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes, and end up at Lake Superior. It was opened in the year 1959.
9. What is the TransCanada Pipeline and when was it completed to Toronto?
TransCanada Pipeline refers to a system of pipelines of natural gas in Canada, which channel gas through Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, Quebec and Saskatchewan. It was completed to Toronto in 1957.
10. What is the Trans-Canada Highway and when did it officially open?
Refers to as a continent-wide federal-provincial system of highway, which passes through the ten Canadian provinces between Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean to the west and east coasts. It was officially opened on 3rd September 1962.
11. What is the Equalization Program and when was it established?
It is a transfer program by Canadian Government to address the fiscal disparities in its provinces so that residents are provided with services of the public at a reasonable tax levels. It was established in 1982.
12. When did Canada adopt the Points System for accepting immigrants on basis of education, language skills, etc., without regard to ethnicity?
It was conceptualized in the year 1967
13. What is Medicare in Canada, when did the federal government launch Medicare, and when did the last Canadian provinces sign on to it?
Medicare refers an insurance system provided to the insured person by the Canada Health Act, territories and the Insurance legislation health of the different provinces. It was launched 1957 and signed into act in the year 1984.
14. What was the Auto Pact and when did it start?
Auto Pact is the Automotive Agreement in the United States of Canada. It started in January 1965.
15. What is the Canada Pension Plan and approximately when was the Canadian Pension Plan brought in?
Canada Pension Plan refers as a contribution, which relates to insurance social program, which form public income retirement system and Old Age Security as the major components. The Canadian Pension Plan was brought in 1965.
16. What is the Official Languages Act (Hint: and when was it adopted by the Parliament of Canada?
The Official Languages Act refers to the powers of legislature in regards to matters relating to language for both governmental provincial level and federal government in respect to legislative authority. It was adopted in 1988
17. When was Petro-Canada established and why?
It was established in 1970 to curb the issues of energy.
18. What was the NAFTA and when was it implemented?
The North America Free Trade Agreement is a comprehensive agreement, which show rules regarding investments, and international trade among United stated, Canada and Mexico. It was implemented on 1st January 1994.
19. When in the 1990s did the largest Canadian banks propose to merge and on what grounds was their merger not approved?
It was on 14th December 1998. The grounds for merger not approved are; there was too much power economic concentration in the hands of too few Canadian financial institutions, reduction in the flexibility of Canadian government in addressing future distresses, and a competition reduction in the financial services of Canadian sector.
20. Approximately, when did the dot.com/information technology boom take place on the Toronto Stock Exchange? Which Canadian information technology company symbolized that boom?
7th November 2013 and the company was Canadian Economic Problem and policies.