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Canadian Encyclopedia

The online Canadian Encyclopedia provides a history of Canada’s legal origins, concise descriptions on all aspects of Canadian law, links to other legal sites, and a glossary of legal terms.Click on Law in the subject index to locate keywords on Canadian law, or type in query in the search box provided.

Canadian Encyclopedia: Jews- Great Depression and WWII

This article on Jewish history in Canada includes information about the treatment of Jewish refugees during and post WWII.

The Canadian Encyclopedia: Women's Movement

What is the Women's Movement? How does it relate to women's role in history in Canada? Read this entry from The Canadian Encyclopedia to find out more!

The Canadian Encyclopedia: Strikes and Lockouts

Detailed article traces the history of strikes, starting with Toronto printers in 1836 (striking for a 10 hour work day), to present day.