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Autonomy Bills

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The creation of the provinces of Alberta andSaskatchewan in 1905 was the culmination of a campaign for provincial status for the North-West Territories, which had begun in earnest in 1900....

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North-West Territories

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1870–1905. Following negotiations with the British government and the Hudson's Bay Company, and the events of the Red River Resistance of 1869–70, Rupert's Land and the North-Western...

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Northwest Territories

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A region and former territory of the USA lying between the Mississippi and Ohio rivers and the Great Lakes. It was acquired in 1783 after the War of American Independence and now comprises...

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Regina

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Founded in 1882 when the Canadian Pacific Railway main line reached Pile of Bones (Wascana) Creek, Regina was named in honour of Queen Victoria. The cpr chose the site of ...

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Saskatoon

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Founded by the Temperance Colonization Society of Toronto in 1882, Saskatoon derives its name from the Cree word for a local berry (misaskwatomina). The community, located on the east bank...

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