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Why I support Stephen Harper?

Chinese pioneers came to North America in the Gold Rush before the confederation of Canada in 1867. They are the pioneers of the Canadian mining industry. The mining industry has been one of the pillar industries of the Canadian economy ever since. Chinese pioneers not only were the pioneers of the mining industry, but they also invented the Laundry Industry. They established Chinese food restaurants that were and always been part of Canadian culture. The Chinese Canadians fought not only for Canada in two World Wars but also fought for the universal franchise for Canadian democratic society.

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原住民抗议开采安大略北部贵金属

火环的命名,是因为一个环形的矿脉。现在在火环正在开发一个称为“鹰巢”的矿脉,每年开采出来的矿石能提炼15万吨的金属镍铜钛和钯,已经确实可以开采11年。而且,随着勘探的进展,矿龄还有可能延长9年。安大略省矿产部认为,火环矿的价值为一万亿。现在开发“鹰巢”矿脉的控股公司是澳大利亚的Wyloo公司。

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加拿大原住民条约土地简略

自1700年以来,加拿大原住民已经和加拿大君主(the Crown)签署了近500个土地条约。1850年是一个分水岭,把原住民与君主签署的土地条约分为两大类:1850年以前签署的土地条约,往往是给予原住民一次性偿付以得到原住民让渡的土地,相当于购买原住民的土地;1850年以后的土地条约,更多的带有每年支付一定的资金给原住民的条件,相当于土地的租赁。

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