Air Quality Management: Canadian Perspectives on a Global

This e-book offers a large evaluate of the problems regarding coping with of air caliber in Canada. find out about the air matters that experience brought on affects to ecosystems or human health and wellbeing and for this reason been detailed to be controlled. observe how Canada’s nationwide governance related to a federal govt in addition to provincial and territorial governments affects the air caliber administration procedure. know the way Canadians deal with their air caliber in context with america, their biggest and closest neighbour. enjoy the adventure of forty three of Canada’s such a lot skilled air caliber administration pros who proportion their insights into the nation of air caliber in Canada this day, the way it is controlled, in addition to giving a glimpse into the long run.

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How Ogden would have answered Berens will never be known, but Ross Cox may have left us a good indication of what Ogden thought at the time. On his way home to Ireland from the Columbia River, Cox had stopped at Ile-à-la-Crosse just after Samuel Black had attacked the Hudson’s Bay post there and the one at Green Lake. Ogden apparently bragged to him about how 30 CONTESTED EMPIRE he had harassed his commercial opponents. ”29 Cox took strongly to Ogden’s stories of violence. ”30 Particularly important to us is the fact that the words Cox wrote down are the closest we will ever come to hearing Ogden defend himself.

Ogden was sent to the Snake country to turn back the American trappers, not by violence, but by trapping the land bare of beaver. ”7 40 CONTESTED EMPIRE At a time when Peter Ogden was out in the field, leading his second expedition to the Snake country, Governor Simpson explained how his program of destruction was expected to work. ” He was saying that Hudson’s Bay trapping expeditions would destroy the beaver population of the Snake country and of the area south of the Columbia River, so that should those parts of the Oregon Territory be ceded to the United States, they would be worthless in fur.

Historians of the Canadian West have attributed the difference between the two companies to ethnic background of their officers. “The only explanation I can offer to myself,” Arthur S. Morton wrote of the North Westers, “is that they were Highlanders—McTavishes, M’Gillivrays, Mackenzies, McLeods, MacDonalds, Campbells, Camerons, and Frasers—whose ancestors but two generations back had gloried in their deeds as plunderers. Though the MacDonalds and the Campbells and the rest of them were the bitterest of foes in the old land, all their enmities were sunk in the new clan, the North West Company, and everything was, as of old, justifiable, done in the interest and for the glory of the clan.

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