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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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Among creative authors, Robertson Davies (1913-95) and Mordecai Richler (1931-2001) were popular figures who oversaw as well as steered the transition (though the pervasive Canadianism of the latter is marred by an extensive focus on and subjective depiction for the Jewish community).
In the "Canadian English Lab" they completed the main data collection for the Bank of Canadian English by fall 2010, based on a data "harvesting" scheme and a list of codified Canadianisms compiled from three print dictionaries (Canadian Oxford Dictionary 2004, the Gage Canadian Dictionary 1997 and the ITP Nelson Dictionary 1997).
That is, a teacher's teaching of a Canadianism seemed to have no direct bearing on its retention by a student.
See Gauvreau, The Catholic Origins of Quebec's Quiet Revolution, 1931-1970 (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005), 9-12, 23; Terence Fay, A History of Canadian Catholics: Gallicanism, Romanism and Canadianism (Montreal and Kingston: McGill- Queen's University Press, 2002), 202-208, 238-239; Gregory Baum, Catholics and Canadian Socialism: Political Thought in the Thirties and Forties (Toronto: J.
became the quintessential icon for a Pearsonian conception of Canadianism," except, perhaps, to note that the sugar maple does not grow west of Ontario.
Schools in Manitoba aimed at a form of Canadianism that was rooted in Anglo-conformity.
At the national level, the Diefenbaker slogans "One Canada" and "unhyphenated Canadianism," the conservative rhetoric of equality and anti-discrimination, and the promise to enact the country's first Bill of Rights, appealed to New Canadians.
CENTENNIALISM AND NATIONALIST NARRATIVES Many eternalizing mechanisms were undertaken in 1967, Canada's centennial year, including the publication of A Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles, deliberately expedited from 1970, its original publication date.
Saskatchewan's brave government stood as an exemplar of Canadianism, not just of "prairie radicalism.
Those who have served in the military have a "military perspective" and sense of community that is a very different perspective on Canadianism.
Most of all, Canadian audiences seem to like Hollywood movies and while it could be said that this is a result of 70 years exposure to almost nothing but, it is slightly naive to keep maintaining that there is an essential undercurrent of Canadianism just waiting to be unveiled.
56) Terence Fay, A History of Canadian Catholics: Gallicanism, Romanism, and Canadianism (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2002), 241.

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