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Canada

A Portuguese measure of liquid volume approximately equivalent to 1.4 liters. It became obsolete after Lusophone countries adopted the metric system in the 19th century.
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This important indicator got its start as a suggested measure of the indebtedness of the Province of Canada and, some sixty years later, found a place on the balance sheet of the Dominion of Canada.
The British North America Act which created the Dominion of Canada in 1867 was a British law, capable of amendment only by the British parliament.
A motion has been introduced into British Columbia's Legislative Council promoting the union of the colony with the Dominion of Canada.
The Dominion of Canada will be on display at the museum, along with her sister engine, Dwight D Eisenhower.
The creation of the Dominion of Canada has not been greeted with universal happiness all over the country.
Founded in 1887, The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company is one of Canada's largest property and casualty insurance companies, committed to providing high quality home, automobile and business insurance products and services.
Guidewire is proud to work with Canadian customers including: The Co-operators Group, The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company, Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, Zurich Insurance Company (Zurich, Canada) and two other leading insurers.
But now her sister locomotives are going on show after a cosmetic restoration, which included another of the A4 locomotives, Dominion of Canada, being painted in garter blue livery at Locomotion, the National Railway Museum in Shildon, County Durham.
Travelers) (New York, NY) and its subsidiaries remain unchanged following its announcement that it has agreed to acquire The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company (The Dominion) (Toronto, Canada), one of the largest property/casualty insurers in Canada, from E-L Financial Corporation Limited.
Top Canada Writers Direct Premiums Written 2003 (C$ billions) ING Ins Co of Canada [85758] Wawanesa Mutual Ins Co [85802] State Farm Fire & Cas Co CAB [87095] Co-operators Gen Ins Co [85735] Desjardins Assurs Generales Inc [86005] Dominion of Canada Gen ins Co [85739] Economical Mutual Ins Co [85741] Aviva Ins Co of Canada [85748] Royal & Sun Alliance Ins Canada [85785] Amer Bankers Ins Co CAB [87038] Note: Table made from bar graph.
Macdonald and George Brown together in an unlikely coalition to create the Dominion of Canada.
Fleming has served as President and CEO of the Toronto Stock Exchange; Deputy Chairman, President and CEO of National Trust Company; President and CEO of The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company; and Executive Vice-President of The Bank of Nova Scotia.

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