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The Canada Goose was one of the many species described by Carl Linnaeus in his 18th-century work Systema Naturae.
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Summer distribution and abundance of Canada Goose using data from the North American Breeding Bird Surveys 1994-2003
There are three living genera of true geese: Anser, grey geese, including the domesticated goose and the Swan Goose ; Chen, white geese ( often included in Anser ); and Branta, black geese, such as the Canada goose.
* Canada – Beaver, Canadian Horse ( both official ); commonly upheld as symbols, though unofficial: Canada Lynx, Grizzly Bear, Loon, Canadian Goose, Cougar, Polar Bear, Grey Wolf, Orca Whale
Amongst the waterfowl: Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Great Crested Grebe, Greylag Goose, Canada Goose, Egyptian Goose.
Watson is known as " The Goose Capitol of the USA " due to the large number of Canada geese which migrate through and inhabit nearby Lac Qui Parle every fall.
The first of these was Goose Creek, named for the bayou of the same name where Canada Geese wintered and whose name is still reflected in the area's Goose Creek CISD, whose establishment dates back to before 1850.
Several species of waterbirds, including Mallard, Moorhen and the Canada Goose have been seen on and around the pond.
Local wildlife include moose, white-tailed Deer, American Black Bear, beaver, loon, muskrat, otter, Canada Goose, and lynx, to name but a few.
Two other restricted-range races occur in northern North America: A. a. gambeli in interior northwest Canada, and wintering on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, slightly larger than the nominate form, and Tule Goose, A. a. elgasi, in southwest Alaska, largest and longest-billed of all, wintering in California.
The smaller subspecies, the Lesser Snow Goose ( C. c. caerulescens ), lives from central northern Canada to the Bering Straits area.
Rare hybrids with the Greater White-fronted Goose, Canada Goose, and Cackling Goose have been observed.
* Canada Goose ; non-migratory birds of this species are now widely regarded as pests in the United States ( see Canada Goose # Relationship with humans ).
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You remember the words of President Kennedy a week or so ago, when someone asked him when he was in Canada, and Dean Rusk was in Europe, and Vice President Johnson was in Asia, `` Who is running the store ''??
Goodwin was telegrapher for the `` American Telegraph Company '' and the `` Troy and Canada Junction Telegraph Company ''.
During the trip Selkirk decided that the route through Illinois territory to Indiana and the eastern United States was the best route for goods from England to reach Red River and that the United States was a better source of supply for many goods than either Canada or England.
A television series was also created, based on the book, which airs in the United States, Australia, Canada, the UK, Norway and Venezuela.
Born Joseph Aloysius Dwan in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Dwan moved with his family to the United States when he was 11 years old.
In Canada, Jesuit missionaries such as Fathers LeClercq, Le Jeune and Sagard, in the 17th century, provide the oldest ethnographic records of native tribes in what was then the Dominion of Canada.
* In the year 1000, the Icelander Leif Ericson was the first European to set foot on North American soil, corresponding to today's Eastern coast of Canada, i. e. the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, including the area of land named " Vinland " by Ericson.
Van Vogt was born on a farm in Edenburg, a Russian Mennonite community east of Gretna, Manitoba, Canada.
In 1787 a bishop of Nova Scotia was appointed with a jurisdiction over all of British North America ; in time several more colleagues were appointed to other cities in present-day Canada.
Alexander Mackenzie, PC ( January 28, 1822 – April 17, 1892 ), a building contractor and newspaper editor, was the second Prime Minister of Canada from November 7, 1873 to October 8, 1878.
Mackenzie's faith was to link him to the increasingly influential temperance cause, particularly strong in Ontario where he lived, a constituency of which he was to represent in the Parliament of Canada.
` Alexander Mackenzie `, the Royal Military College of Canada March for bagpipes, was composed in his honour by Pipe Major Don M. Carrigan, who was the College Pipe Major 1973 to 1985.
He studied theology and canon law, and after acting as parish priest in his native diocese for twelve years was sent by the pope to Canada as a bishop's chaplain.
The per capita GDP in 2007 was by far the highest of any province in Canada at C $ 74, 825 ( approx.
Crandall University 106736150RR0001 was registered as a charitable organization in Canada on 1967-01-01.
Acadia University / 106681893RR0001 was registered as a charitable organization in Canada on 1967-01-01.
In 2001, it achieved high rankings in the annual Maclean's University Rankings, including Best Overall for Primarily Undergraduate University in their opinion survey, and it received the Canadian Information Productivity Award in 1997 as it was praised as the first university in Canada to fully utilize information technology in the undergraduate curriculum.
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Four of us here in the United States attended, first as students, then as instructors, almost every one of these schools, in England, Canada, and the United States.
Two committees of members of the Advisory Board constitute the committees of selection -- one for the selection of Fellows from Canada, the United States, and the English-speaking Caribbean area and one for the selection of Fellows from the Latin American republics and the Republic of the Philippines.
Mrs. Child, who had once apologized for sending editor Palfrey a book on slavery, now confided that she had helped one of Henry Palfrey's slaves escape to Canada some years before, but asked him not to advertise the fact in Louisiana.
* 1999 – In Alberta, Canada, 14-year-old Todd Cameron Smith fires upon three students, killing one and wounding another in the W. R. Myers High School shooting.
Alberta's economy is one of the strongest in Canada, supported by the petroleum industry and, to a lesser extent, agriculture and technology.
The Calgary-Edmonton Corridor is the most urbanized region in the province and one of the densest in Canada.
* 1958 – Ripple Rock, an underwater threat to navigation in the Seymour Narrows in Canada is destroyed in one of the largest non-nuclear controlled explosions of the time.
Acadia University is a predominantly undergraduate university located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada with some graduate programs at the master's level and one at the doctoral level.
Its position as the Asia-Pacific gateway resulted in the settlement of the province by people of Asian descent, making it one of the most diverse and multicultural areas of Western North America, as well as helping start trade, cultural and diplomatic relations between Canada and the Asia-Pacific region.
The Okanagan area is one of several wine-growing regions in Canada and also produces ciders ; other wine regions in British Columbia include the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, and the Fraser Valley.
Since the implementation of concordats between the ELCA and the Episcopal Church of the United States and the ELCIC and the Anglican Church of Canada, all bishops, including the Presiding Bishop ( ELCA ) or the National Bishop ( ELCIC ), have been consecrated using the historic succession, with at least one Anglican bishop serving as co-consecrator.
* Province of Buffalo, one of several proposals for what eventually became Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada
Canada has the tenth largest economy in the world ( measured in US dollars at market exchange rates ), is one of the world's wealthiest nations, and is a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ( OECD ) and Group of Eight ( G8 ).
Pop culture has depicted and parodied the efforts of both nations to solidify their cultural uniqueness — primarily by Canada, as its population and economy are roughly one tenth that of the United States — to deter international perception that Americans and Canadians are virtually identical.
The Baptists have been non-creedal “ in that they have not sought to establish binding authoritative confessions of faith on one another .” Also rejecting creeds are groups with roots in the Restoration Movement, such as the Christian Church ( Disciples of Christ ), the Evangelical Christian Church in Canada and the Churches of Christ.
All but one of the provinces of Canada use a common law system ( the exception being Quebec, which uses a civil law system for issues arising within provincial jurisdiction, such as property ownership and contracts ).
* Sidas Cone, one of the cinder cones located north on the Mount Edziza plateau in British Columbia, Canada
As of 1999, Health Canada announced a policy to defer individuals from donating blood if they have lived within the United Kingdom for one month or more from January 1, 1980, to December 31, 1996.
Conversely in francophone Canada, one hundredth of a Canadian dollar is informally called a sou ( penny ), though cent is official in both English and French.
The French also built the Louisbourg Lighthouse in 1734, the first lighthouse in Canada and one of the first in North America.
Today this National Historic Site of Canada is one of the island's dominant economic engines, employing many residents and attracting thousands of tourists every year.
A Synagogue in Sydney serves a small historic Jewish community which was once one of the largest ones in eastern Canada with four shuls: one in Glace Bay, one in New Waterford, one in Whitney Pier, and the one in Sydney.