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Bily Bob Joe
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Canadian Women Win The Right To Vote
Canadian women winning the right to vote is promotional for Democracy because it led to women being treated as equals in politics. This was important for Democracy because before they got the right to vote, women were no looked at as equal
Canada Declares War On Germany
Canada declaring war on Germany in 1939 promoted Democracy because Canada had the ability to choose whether they wanted to go to war or not, and ultimately the government and the people wanted to support the war effort against Germany.
Parliament Passed The Canadian Bill of Rights, Ensuring Equal Rights For All Canadians
The Canadian Bill of Rights promotes Democracy because it ensures that everyone has equal rights. This is important because it makes sure that there is no bias in court.
The Supreme Court of Canada is Declared Canada's Highest Court of Appeal
The Supreme Court is linked to Democracy because it is non biased when it comes to how they handle cases. This symbolizes Democracy because a proper Democracy involves non biased court decisions
Multicultural Act is passed. Aims to enhance the multicultural make up of Canada by respecting Canada's diversity.
The Multicultural Act promoted Democracy because it resulted in equal treatment of all ethnic origins and religions. This is an example of equal rights which is an element of democracy.
This is another important representation of Democracy because it ensures that people have the right to marry no matter gay or straight. The element this represents is equal rights.
Parliament Passed The Canadian Human Rights Act
The Human Rights act is linked to Democracy because it ensures that everyone has equal rights, which is an important part of Democracy.
The People of Quebec Vote “No” In a Referendum to Decide if They Want To Separate From Canada
This Referendum represents Democracy because the Quebec residents were able to choose whether they wanted to stay as a part of Canada or become their own country. This represents the right to vote which is an element of Democracy
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms comes into effect
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms represents Democracy because it was made to ensure equality in Canada. (freedom of speech, freedom or religion, etc.)
Young Offenders Act is passed
The Young Offendors Act was important because it made sure that young people could not get away with crime just because they are young, but they still weren't punished as harshly as they might've been if they were older.
Canada’s Extradition Act states that Canada will refuse to forcibly return anyone to a country where they will be punished for unfair reasons
The Extradition Act represents Democracy because it ensures that noone will be sent out of the country if they will be punished for anything that is unfair (religion, race, political view, etc.)
Canada Legalizes Same Sex Marriage with The Civil Marriage Act
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