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  • volunteerism
  • In addition to thanking those who give so generously of themselves, I encourage you to share your own experiences and stories of volunteerism at www.mygivingmoment.ca , an innovative online campaign launched last fall as a way to foster and celebrate giving in Canada. (sys-con.com)
  • help
  • The Lieutenant Governors and military commanders in the province were concerned that in the event of war with America, the Americans would receive active help from many of these, and from Canadians whom they induced to support them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Our exhibit hall volunteers help ensure each visitor enjoys his or her experience. (cdnmedhall.org)
  • Those who get involved and help others deserve our admiration and our appreciation, and I hope all Canadians find time this week to thank a volunteer. (sys-con.com)
  • In a democratic society, everyone has something to give, and I would like to sincerely thank all those volunteers who help to make this a kinder, more caring country. (sys-con.com)
  • In one case his son suggested that Mr. Pirie might attempt to take some work on the Canadian census to help make ends meet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Centre
  • The following checklist was developed by The Virtual Volunteering Project , part of the RGK Centre for Philanthropy and Community Service at the University of Texas at Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs. (canadianliving.com)
  • If you're looking for an opportunity to provide comfort and support to people with cancer and their families while they receive treatment, consider volunteering in a regional centre, lodge or local hospital. (cancer.ca)
  • commit
  • Volunteer managers try to be very understanding about your job and family commitments - but they are also counting on you to finish assignments you commit to. (canadianliving.com)
  • Youth volunteers currently have the highest volunteer rate among Canadians (but commit the least amount of hours compared to all other age groups). (kincanada.ca)
  • As Ambassador for CCFC's Community Rise ™ monthly giving program, Rachel will encourage a new generation of Canadians to commit to positively impacting the lives of children and families around the world through sustainable and life-changing community projects. (marketwired.com)
  • Legislative Assemb
  • In March 1812, Major General Isaac Brock claimed that many of them influenced the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • In July 1813, Joseph Willcocks, a member of the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada who had participated on the British side during the early days of the war (as an envoy to the Six Nations), defected to the Americans. (wikipedia.org)
  • medal
  • The Canadian Volunteer Service Medal is granted to persons of any rank in the Naval, Military or Air Forces of Canada who voluntarily served on Active Service from September 3, 1939, to March 1, 1947. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Medal of Courage is awarded to a Society volunteer who has demonstrated exceptional courage in their personal battle with cancer and has served as an inspiration to others. (cancer.ca)
  • fought
  • The Canadian Volunteers was a unit composed of pro-American citizens or inhabitants of Upper Canada which fought for the United States of America during the Anglo-American War of 1812. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some at least of the Canadian Volunteers fought in the Battle of Buffalo near the end of the year, when the British launched another punitive expedition across the upper part of the Niagara. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Battle of Ridgeway (sometimes the Battle of Lime Ridge or Limestone Ridge) was fought in the vicinity of the town of Fort Erie across the Niagara River from Buffalo, New York, near the village of Ridgeway, Canada West, currently Ontario, Canada, on June 2, 1866, between Canadian troops and an irregular army of Irish-American invaders, the Fenians. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was the largest engagement of the Fenian Raids, the first modern industrial-era battle to be fought by Canadians and the first to be fought only by Canadian troops and led exclusively by Canadian officers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The battlefield was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1921 and is the last battle fought in the Province of Ontario against a foreign invasion. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion or Mac-Paps were a battalion of Canadians who fought as part of the XV International Brigade on the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the end of the war, 721 of the 1,546 Canadians known to have fought in Spain lost their lives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cancer Society
  • You may also share information about the Canadian Cancer Society and other support services they may want to connect with in their community. (cancer.ca)
  • As a practical support volunteer, you will assist people living with cancer to find appropriate practical supports, such as wigs, turbans and breast prostheses, offered free of charge at one of the Society's regional offices or in the Canadian Cancer Society personal resource room - Our Living Room - in the Dr H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic in St. John's. (cancer.ca)
  • work
  • Through our work, we show Canada how to reach its potential through volunteering. (volunteer.ca)
  • Most volunteers who do not complete their online assignments say that they thought they could do the work when they signed up, but as the deadline for the assignment approached, they realized that other things must take priority: school activities, home duties , work projects, etc. (canadianliving.com)
  • Think about your work style and your other commitments before volunteering virtually. (canadianliving.com)
  • Will your work area be void of distractions while you are working on a volunteer assignment? (canadianliving.com)
  • You would also work with a wonderful group of committed ElderDog volunteers in Dartmouth, NS. (volunteerhalifax.ca)
  • Blackburn returned to Ottawa after the war and found work as a journalist and with the Canadian Department of Labour as Director of Information as well as Director of Fair Employment Practices. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was producer for a radio show, Canada at Work and also wrote a musical play, A Day to Remember, about the opening of the Saint Lawrence Seaway, an event that permanently submerged his home town. (wikipedia.org)
  • Volunteer work can also be used to leverage valuable experiences where work experience is lacking, or to build on an area of interest and expertise when writing a resume for work or applying to schools. (wikipedia.org)
  • Benefits of volunteer work are enjoyed by the community effected, but also by the volunteers themselves, in knowing that they contributed to the betterment of society in some way. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scouts Canada formally set aside the report, but continued work on restructuring. (wikipedia.org)
  • make
  • This occasion provides us with an opportunity to reflect upon the contributions volunteers make to our collective well-being. (sys-con.com)
  • The soldiers who would make up the Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion came from Canada and the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • participation
  • In April 1937 the Canadian government passed the Foreign Enlistment Act, outlawing participation by Canadians in foreign wars, and the Customs Act, which provided for government control over arms exports. (wikipedia.org)
  • militia
  • Brock's successes stiffened the resolve of many Canadians, and he was also able to issue large numbers of captured muskets to the hitherto badly armed militia units. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meanwhile, the British were mobilizing both local Canadian militia and British garrison troops to defend against the impending invasion of Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • There, they clashed with 850 advancing Canadian militia (the dark-green uniformed Queen's Own Rifles of Toronto and the traditionally clad red-coated 13th Battalion of Hamilton, reinforced by two local companies from Caledonia and York) commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Booker of the 13th Battalion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Battalion
  • The first Canadians in the conflict were dispatched mainly with the U.S. Abraham Lincoln Battalion and later the North American George Washington Battalion, with about forty Canadians serving in each group. (wikipedia.org)
  • Initially, there was a debate, whether a third American battalion should be formed and in the beginning the Americans outnumbered the Canadians 2 to 1. (wikipedia.org)
  • districts
  • When the War broke out, several Canadians in the western districts of Upper Canada did indeed support the American army of Major General William Hull when it invaded Canadian territory from Detroit, though not as many as the Americans had hoped. (wikipedia.org)
  • corps
  • In November, the corps was reinforced by more volunteers under Benajah Mallory, another former member of the Upper Canada Legislature, who became second in command with the rank of major. (wikipedia.org)
  • The FANYs had been founded in 1907 as an all-women mounted volunteer Corps. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rejected as a British Army ambulance driver, Sadie Bonnell joined the Canadian Army Service Corps. (wikipedia.org)
  • Community
  • As a hall volunteer you act as our ambassador to the community. (cdnmedhall.org)
  • Our Volunteer program invites the students to our other community events such as our Holiday Bazaar and our Festival BBQs. (kincanada.ca)
  • Would you recommend Canada-Africa Community Health Alliance? (volunteermatch.org)
  • Information supplied by the ophthalmologist led her to contact CNIB, a registered charity that provides community support and a wide range of services to partially sighted and blind Canadians from coast to coast. (nationalpost.com)
  • Selecting a volunteer position should be handled with careful thought as to your personal interests, areas of community you wish to impact, and to what end. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1796
  • He represented Glengarry in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada from 1796 to 1800. (wikipedia.org)
  • program
  • Along with volunteers for our Discovery Days program carried out across the country, we need volunteers to greet guests and lead tours in our exhibit hall located in London ON. (cdnmedhall.org)
  • A survivor herself, Sharon has developed a support group for those living with metastatic breast cancer, advocated at a national level for a Pharmacare program, explored the possibility of an Atlantic Regional Cancer Agency, and plays a role in the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer. (cancer.ca)
  • VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY Co-coordinator, Dog Care Support for Seniors Program Dartmouth East Pawd ElderDog Canada is a 100% volunteer-run, national charity dedicated to ageing people and ageing dogs. (volunteerhalifax.ca)
  • Volunteers are required for Dartmouth Meals on Wheels Program. (volunteerhalifax.ca)
  • Offer support to patients and their families staying at Daffodil Place by volunteering at the front desk or getting involved in the evening recreation program. (cancer.ca)
  • This manual outlines the curriculum for the 30-hour volunteer education program (divided into 15 modules of varying lengths). (virtualhospice.ca)
  • support
  • Hose saw the establishment of a reserve force as a great way for the fledgling Canadian Navy to build support from coast to coast. (wikipedia.org)
  • soldiers
  • The books provided a first hand account of Canadian soldiers in action but did not include details of how the author, as a young artillery officer, was awarded the Military Cross for helping save a key bridgehead at the Twente Canal in the Netherlands, on April 3 and 4, 1945. (wikipedia.org)
  • His last expressed wish was that "young people be made aware of the sacrifice made by (generations of) soldiers on behalf of Canadian freedom. (wikipedia.org)
  • It contains 516 bronze plaques, one for each of the volunteer Canadian soldiers who died in Korea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Korean War
  • The Korean War Memorial Wall at Meadowvale Cemetery in Brampton, Ontario commemorates those who served Canada in the Korean War. (wikipedia.org)
  • Korean War Memorial, Canberra, Australia Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington, D.C. Philadelphia Korean War Memorial United Nations Memorial Cemetery, in Pusan, Korea, where many Canadian war dead are buried War Memorial of Korea, Seoul, Korea Korea Veterans Association of Canada Gives the story of the wall. (wikipedia.org)
  • ONTARIO
  • OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/06/14 -- In Canada, we are truly blessed to live in a society that values generosity and sharing. (sys-con.com)
  • The University of Waterloo, located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, is a comprehensive public university that was founded in 1957 by Drs. Gerry Hagey and Ira G. Needles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Civilian
  • Those volunteers who were seamen or fisherman in their civilian careers were to receive training at sea, while those who lived near to the sea would do some of their training at sea and those who lived inland would receive their training at their company's headquarters. (wikipedia.org)
  • scouts
  • Some sources say that the Canadian militiamen mistook Fenian scouts on horseback for cavalry. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the late 1990s, Scouts Canada embarked on a restructuring process aimed at addressing the ongoing problem of membership decline. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2000, Scouts Canada replaced its General By-Law with By-Law No. 1. (wikipedia.org)
  • An information session at an April, 2004 Scouts Canada conference near Toronto did not reassure all the membership. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the middle of that summer, Scouts Canada produced a list of Scout camps they wanted to close. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2007 it expressed concerns that Scouts Canada faced potential bankruptcy due to a $6-million unfunded pension liability. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scouts Canada denied the claims. (wikipedia.org)
  • campaigned against Bill S-1001, The Scouts Canada Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • abroad
  • During the First World War, an Overseas Division was created and by the end of the war, over 8,000 men served either in Canadian service or abroad. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • Canadian historian Arthur R. M. Lower argues: in its new wilderness home and its new aspect of British North Americanism, colonial Toryism made its second attempt to erect on American soil a copy of the English social edifice. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was only later that the Canadians made up about half of the unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • benefits
  • Besides the benefits to society, scientific studies have shown that individuals who volunteer enjoy psychological and physical benefits, including increased satisfaction, improved sense of belonging, lower blood pressure, increased protection from Alzheimer's, and decreased mortality. (wikipedia.org)
  • take
  • The plan was to take Canada temporarily hostage in the hope of demoralizing British rule in Ireland by precipitating a political crisis in Britain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ottawa
  • More than 200 volunteers assist operations during the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) . (cfi-icf.ca)
  • the Ottawa Citizen Book of the Year Award and a Trillium Award jury citation that Guns of Normandy "May well contain the greatest Canadian memories of World War II. (wikipedia.org)