The Statistical Year-book of Canada ..., Volume 15 (Google eBook)

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1900 - Canada
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Page 143 - The act of 1897, most fruitful of all, provided for the payment of $3 per ton "on steel ingots manufactured from ingredients of which not less than 50 per cent of the weight thereof consists of pig iron made in Canada...
Page 10 - June 5. Reciprocity Treaty with the United States signed at Washington. It provided for mutual rights of fishing in certain Canadian and American waters, for free interchange of the products of the sea, the soil, the forest and the mine ; it allowed Americans the use of the St. Lawrence river and Canadian canals on the same terms as British subjects, and gave to Canadians the right to navigate Lake Michigan. The Treaty was proclaimed by the President of the United States on 16th March, 1855, on which...
Page 56 - Treaty shall come into operation, either of the High Contracting Parties may, on giving one year's previous notice to the other, demand a revision of the Treaty or of the Tariff annexed thereto, with a view to the insertion...
Page 26 - Canada, and all islands adjacent to any of such territories or possessions shall (with the exception of the colony of Newfoundland and its dependencies) become and be annexed to and form part of the said dominion of Canada ; and become and be subject to the laws, for the time being in force in the said dominion, in so far as such laws may be applicable thereto.
Page 178 - No miner shall receive a grant of more than one mining claim in the same locality, but the same miner may hold any number of claims by purchase, and any number of miners may unite to work their claims in common upon such terms as they may arrange, provided such agreement be registered with the Gold Commissioner and a fee of five dollars paid for each registration.
Page 13 - Resignation (from ill-health) of Sir JJC Abbott, KCMG, Premier of the Dominion. Sir John SD Thompson called upon to form a Government. 1893. Legislative Council and Assembly of Prince Edward Island merged into one body. April 4. The Court of Arbitration, respecting the seal fisheries in Behring Sea, which met formally on 23rd March, began its session.
Page 15 - Canada when imported into any of the said Colonies the preferential treatment indicated in respect of each such article in the said Schedule B.
Page 11 - Governor General of the Dominion, and the first Parliament met on the 6th November. Sir John A. Macdonald being Premier. 1868. April 7. Hon. T. D'Arcy McGee, MP, murdered at Ottawa. July 31. The Rupert's Land Act passed by the Imperial Government providing for the acquisition by the Dominion of the North-west Territories.
Page 6 - River, the 45th parallel of north latitude, the highlands dividing the waters falling into the Atlantic from those emptying themselves into the St. Lawrence and the Ste.
Page 7 - The loyalists were well treated by the British Government, and large grants of lands were made to them in various parts of the country. The banks of the St. Lawrence and the shores of Lake Ontario, in particular, were settled by about 10,000 persons, on lands allotted to them by the Government.

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