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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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The differences between newcomers and their native-born citizens are less dramatic, but the Statscan study found that 27 immigrant groups reported levels of satisfaction that were lower than their Canadian-born citizens.
Researchers continue to stress wage disparities between immigrants and the Canadian-born, however they have yet to link jobs with low earning potential with immigrant economic outcomes.
In research involving Canadian-born youth, early results suggest that financial investment and services directed at families rather than youth individually, increases the chances of successful entry of youth into the labor market (see McDaniel 1998).
During the same period earnings among Canadian-born working full-time full years rose by 10% for men, and 11% for women.
In her three-decade career the Canadian-born Mitchell has wound her way through an astonishing array of musical styles and poetic journeys, never relying on what has carried her before, choosing instead to reach for new and untried territory.
The ten percent who were Canadian-born included many who had served with the Canadian Forces in the Boer War.
Only sixteen, all Canadian-born, speak English as the first language, but nearly all the rest speak English as a second language, because it is one of the official languages of the larger society.
The Canadian-born performer was already 33 and a published poet and novelist when he released his debut album in 1967.
Canadian-born star Justin, 16, and Miley, 17, are both in the running for judging slots on the US version of the show alongside Simon Cowell and Cheryl.
Canadian-born Black, 63, two of his executives and a Chicago lawyer were convicted of siphoning off pounds 3million through a sell-off of newspapers.
Canadian-born schemer Hargreaves claims he wants to play in the country he calls home.
University of Alberta: The determinants of tuberculosis transmission in the Canadian-born population of the prairie provinces.

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