Day: April 2, 2020

CanadaInfo: Government in Canada

The Constitution of Canada divided the responsibilities of the Government into federal and provincial jurisdictions. It also provided for the possibility of the provincial governments to delegate some of its responsibilities to one or more municipal governments.

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The Federal Government is seated in Ottawa and is headed by the Governor General of Canada on the advice of the Prime Minister. Its responsibilities include:

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  • defence,
  • criminal law,
  • employment insurance,
  • postal service,
  • census,
  • copyrights,
  • trade regulation,
  • external relations,
  • money and banking,
  • transportation,
  • citizenship, and
  • Indian affairs.

The Consitution also specified that every issue not mentioned as belonging to the provincial or territorial governments comes under the power of the Federal Government. For more information on the Government of Canada, please continue on to the Federal Government page.


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Fireballs – American Meteor Society

This exceptionally bright fireball trail was photographed with a fish-eye camera at a Czech Republic station of the European Fireball Network on January 21, 1999. Monitored by three stations of this network, the luminous trail is measured to begin at an altitude of 81.9 kilometers and covered 71.1 kilometers in 6.7 seconds. It is thought likely that a small (a few hundred grams) meteorite survived this fiery fall to Earth and landed near the Czech-Poland border. Picture courtesy of P. Spurny , (Astronomical Institute, Ondrejov Observatory).

Bright Fireball Jan 21, 1999 Picture courtesy of P. Spurny

A fireball is another term for a very bright meteor, generally brighter than magnitude -4, which is about the same magnitude of the planet Venus as seen in the morning or evening sky. A bolide is a special type of fireball which explodes in a bright terminal flash at its end, often with visible fragmentation.

If you happen to see one of these memorable events, we would ask that you report it here to the American Meteor Society, remembering as many details as possible. This will include things such as brightness, length across the sky, color, and duration (how long did it last), it is most helpful of the observer will mentally note the beginning and end points of the fireball with regard to background star constellations, or compass direction and angular elevation above the horizon.

Individual reports are shared

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Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination: Questions And Answers

Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination: Questions And<br /> Answers
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Laws

I. What Are the Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination?

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin;
  • the Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA), which protects men and women who perform substantially equal work in the same establishment from sex-based wage discrimination;
  • the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), which protects individuals who are 40 years of age or older;
  • Title I and Title V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended (ADA), which prohibit employment discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities in the private sector, and in state and local governments;
  • Sections 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals with
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The Society (TV series) – Wikipedia

2019 American mystery teen drama web television series

The Society is an American mystery teen drama web television series created by Christopher Keyser, that premiered on Netflix on May 10, 2019. The series stars Kathryn Newton, Gideon Adlon, Sean Berdy, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Jacques Colimon, Olivia DeJonge, Alex Fitzalan, Kristine Froseth, Jose Julian, Alexander MacNicoll, Toby Wallace and Rachel Keller. In July 2019, the series was renewed for a second season, which is set to be released in 2020.[1]


The Society follows the story of a group of teenagers who must learn to run their own community after the rest of the population of their town (West Ham, Connecticut) disappears.[2] The mystery begins when the students of the local high school return early from a canceled field trip and find that everyone else is gone.[3] A dense forest appears surrounding the town; the

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Areas of Legal Practice – Different Types of Law

There are several types of law you’ll come across during your legal studies. On this page, you’ll find a comprehensive list of different areas of law you can choose to specialise in during your journey towards a career in law. Read more about the ones that interest you with our specific guides, and make sure you apply for work experience in these areas to see if they’re a good fit.

Struggling to choose which of the types of law you want to specialise in? Take our two-minute quiz!

Which area of law is right for you? Take the quiz!

Or take these steps to make a methodical decision about which area is your perfect area.

3 Areas of Law You’ve Never Considered >>

If there is an area of law you’re particularly interested in, take a look at our various Areas of Law pages, including:

Each of these more specific

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Global Information Locator Service (GILS) – making it easier to find all the information

GILS Home | 
About |  Technology | 
Standards |  Policy | 
Index |  Search |

  • About | 
    a powerful, new way to find information
    • Overview | 
      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) | 
      Acknowledgements | 
  • Technology  |
    technology and implementations of GILS
    • Technical Overview |
      Technical Topics |
      • SRW (Search/Retrieve Web Service) | 
        Microsoft Add-ins for Z39.50 | 
        UDDI | 
        Metadata Semantics Register | 
        GILS and Dublin Core | 
    • Products and Services |

    • Search Portals | 
      Z39.50/ODBC Gateways | 
      Commercial Software | 
      Freeware | 
  • GILS Implementations |

  • Libraries | 
    Geospatial Clearinghouse | 
    U.S. States | 
    U.S. Federal | 
  • FAQ |
    – Frequently Asked Questions about GILS technology

  • Standards |
    information about GILS and related standards
    • GILS Profile |
      FIPS 192-1 |
      FAQ | 
  • Policy |
    the law and policy perspective on GILS
    • Background | 
      Government Examples | 
      FAQ | 
  • For help finding U.S. Federal information, contact the

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    Government and Mining Organisations

    AIMM (Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy)

    AIP (Australian Institute of Petroleum)

    ACA (Australian Coal Association)

    AMEC (Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (Inc.)

    AME (Australian Mineral Economics)

    AMF (Australian Mineral Foundation)

    APPEA (Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association)

    ASEG (Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists)

    Austmine (Australian mining equipment and export services association)

    Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

    Australian Drilling Industry Association Ltd

    Australian Gas Assocation

    Australian Gold Council

    Australian Institute of Geoscientists

    Australian Minerals & Energy Environment Foundation

    CMTE (Cooperative Research Centre for Mining Technology & Equipment)

    Consulting Surveyors Australia

    IEAust (The Institution of Engineers Australia)

    GSA The Geological Society of Australia

    Mining Hall of Fame

    MCA (The Minerals Council of Australia)

    NSW Minerals Council

    PESA (Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Ltd. – Vic/Tas Branch)

    QEC (Queensland Exploration Council)

    QRC (Queensland Resources Council)

    QMEA (Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy)

    sacome (South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy)


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    State government trifectas – Ballotpedia

    A state government trifecta is a term to describe single party government, when one political party holds three positions in a state’s government. The following are variations of the term:

    • Trifecta: One political party holds the governorship, a majority in the state senate, and a majority in the state house in a state’s government.
    • Trifecta plus: A trifecta and a working majority of the court siding with the political leaning of the party in power.[1]
    • Trifecta with supermajority: A trifecta in which both legislative bodies have a supermajority, commonly defined as either 60 percent or two-thirds of seats held by a single party. Click here to read more about states with veto-proof supermajorities.[2]
    “Beyond the Headlines: Trifectas”

    There are currently 36 trifectas: 15 Democratic and 21 Republican. As a result of the 2018 elections, Democrats increased their trifecta total with a net gain of six

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    Department of Law and Justice

    Welcome to the department of Law and Justice. This page is dedicated to current and prospective Law and Justice students.

    While here you can learn about our programs, careers, our professors, our classes and

    just about anything and everything you could ever want to know about the

    Law and Justice department, located on the 3rd floor of Farrell Hall. 


     *If you have legal questions, please contact an attorney. The Law and Justice Department is an academic entity only. 

    CWU Law and Justice Objective

    Support the Department of Law and Justice: The CWU Foundation and Alumni Association is accepting donations for the Women in Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund and the Law and Justice Department Fund. For more information or to contribute to either of these funds, visit this page.

    All contributions to the CWU Foundation are tax deductible to the extent provided by IRS regulations. Thank you for supporting the
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    US Case Law, Court Opinions & Decisions :: Justia

    In the United States, courts exist on both the federal and state levels.

    The United States Supreme Court is the highest court in the United States. Lower courts on the federal level include the US Courts of Appeals, US District Courts, the US Court of Claims, and the US Court of International Trade and US Bankruptcy Courts. Federal courts hear cases involving matters related to the United States Constitution, other federal laws and regulations, and certain matters that involve parties from different states or countries and large sums of money in dispute.

    Each state has its own judicial system that includes trial and appellate courts. The highest court in each state is often referred to as the “supreme” court, although there are some exceptions to this rule, for example, the New York Court of Appeals or the Maryland Court of Appeals. State courts generally hear cases involving state constitutional matters,

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