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Canada 150: A look back – 1980s

The Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement

The Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement

The Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement (FTA) was signed January 2, 1988, eliminating several trade barriers between the two neighbouring countries. Free trade had been a controversial issue in Canada dating back to Confederation. The FTA was replaced by the North American Free Trade Agreement in 1994, as Mexico joined the North American trade bloc.

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From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-37 (September 15, 2017)

  • IT security risk management in the Government of Canada
  • Attention young workers!
  • Entering the U.S. market - logistics and best practices.
  • Voices at risk - Canada’s guidelines on supporting human rights defenders.
  • Children living in low-income households - Census of population, 2016.

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Canada 150: A look back – 1970s

Report of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada

Report of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada

In response to pressure from the growing women's rights movement, the Commission was created to examine the state of women in Canada. The final report recommended steps to ensure equal opportunities for employment, pay, child care, birth control and education. This was the first Canadian Royal Commission chaired by a woman, Florence Bird.

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From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-36 (September 8, 2017)

  • Saving for post-secondary education - findings from the Canadian Financial Capability Survey : technical study prepared for the Canada Education Savings Program summative evaluation
  • Support for trans employees - a guide for employees and managers
  • Tax planning using private corporations - technical briefing
  • Safe boating in deep sea shipping navigation areas
  • What we know and don’t know about risk assessment with offenders of Indigenous heritage

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Canada 150: A look back – 1960s

Statement of the Government of Canada on Indian policy, 1969

Statement of the Government of Canada on Indian policy, 1969

Known as the 1969 White Paper, this policy paper proposed abolishing the Indian Act and eliminating Indian Status as a step towards equality for Indigenous Canadians. The response from the Indigenous community was overwhelmingly negative, viewing the policy as another form of assimilation. The policy was quickly abandoned by the federal government.

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