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  1. Canada QUIZ

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Test your general knowledge. The answers are below. 1 What is the longest river in Canada? 2 What does A mari usque ad mare mean? 3 Canada is not a member of the Organisation ... member of the Canadian cabinet? 6 Which Canadian banknote features a portrait of the first prime minister of Canada? 7 How many provinces and territories are there in Canada? 8 Which Canadian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598905/canada-quiz
  2. Cut-price Canada

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Tony Tyler, the new chief executive of Cathay Pacific, yesterday said the carrier would offer more cheap tickets on its Vancouver route after new player Oasis added a service to the Canadian city last month. 'I understand that Oasis will sell seats v ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/599480/cut-price-canada
  3. Foreign caregivers a boon in greying Canada

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Wency Leung

    ... the developing country to take care of her domestic chores. Now retired and living in Canada, Ms Chan has again hired a live-in helper from the Philippines to work at her spacious Vancouver home. Her ... they are bringing the practice to Canada. Like Mr Bautista, thousands of Filipino workers are employed in Canada under the Live-In Caregiver Programme, a controversial government initiative that allows ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/606405/foreign-caregivers-boon-greying-canada
  4. Canada tries to heal scars of racist past

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... who applies for a share of the settlement is expected to receive an average payment of C$28,000, starting this month. It is Canada's largest-ever class-action settlement, heralded by its architects as a turning point and an indication that the country is determined to right past wrongs. But it's not without its critics. Last year, Canada offered a formal apology and began ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/610555/canada-tries-heal-scars-racist-past
  5. Canada glossary

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'can you say that again?' The Great White North Canada Hongcouver Another name for Vancouver on account of its enormous Hong Kong Chinese community Hoser A not-particularly well-behaved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598906/canada-glossary
  6. Canada urged to deport ex-bank manager accused of stealing 1b yuan

    Posted Jan 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Canada has reportedly been urged by the Ministry of Public Security to deport a former Bank of China manager accused of embezzling 1 billion yuan of clients' deposits. The latest attempt by Beijing to extradite corrupt officials from overseas follows a souring in its relationship with Canada after a spate of diplomatic hiccups. Xinhua reported earlier this week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/580248/canada-urged-deport-ex-bank-manager-accused-stealing-1b-yuan
  7. Canada: where one wakes to the scent of bacon, which tops the classic eggs Benedict, a typical part of the Canadian Christmas brunch

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... Jacqueline Tsang Compromise is an apt word when it comes to celebrating Christmas in Canada. With a vast array of cultures spread throughout the country, most families have to find ... in Canada is a family occasion. The day begins with a range of family customs including finding an orange in the toe of a Christmas stocking along with other small gifts. Canadians, in particular, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/618578/canada-where-one-wakes-scent-bacon-which-tops-classic-eggs-benedict-typical-part
  8. Brothers linked to bank fraud arrested in Canada

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... the Bank of China to fake corporate accounts set up in Canada. Li Dongzhe, 40, and Li Donghu, 38, were due to appear in a Canadian immigration court yesterday, one week after their arrest ... daughter Lilly. Gao and his family, who are permanent residents of Canada, were arrested because of alleged inaccuracies made on their immigration documents. An immigration adjudicator said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/583586/brothers-linked-bank-fraud-arrested-canada
  9. Mixed showing in Canada defies US slump

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Markus Gaertner

    ... Markus Gaertner in Vancouver While bad news continues to pile up for the slumping United States property market, Canada's housing sector showed a mixed performance during the first ... to their lowest in more than three years, as colder weather stalled construction. Nevertheless, resale home prices continued to rise in Canada's key markets in February. Inventory levels have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/585861/mixed-showing-canada-defies-us-slump
  10. China CBM chooses Canada's Can-Elite as partner for gas venture

    Posted Nov 10th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng in Beijing China United Coalbed Methane Corp (China CBM), a 50-50 joint venture between PetroChina and China National Coal Corp, has signed an agreement with Canada-based Can-Elite ... that the company expected to sign two more contracts for projects in Xinjiang autonomous region and Hubei province. Mr Zhang said the companies were both based in Canada. The contract signings were pending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/615011/china-cbm-chooses-canadas-can-elite-partner-gas-venture

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