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NAFTA see North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Nahanni National Park

    >>Anniversary, 30th, etc., S.O. 31, 9094(146:1400)

Nain, NF see Murder

Nairobi, Kenya see Kenya

NAIT see Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)

Nanaimo--Alberni constituency see Species at risk (endangered species)--Biodiversity

Nanaimo, BC see Aboriginal land claims--British Columbia; Aboriginal self-government--British Columbia treaty process; Heroin addiction

Nanaimo--Cowichan constituency

Nanoose see Nuclear energy--Security

Nanoose Bay, BC

    >>Federal government expropriation, Federal Court of Canada disallowing, appeal/use, lease terms, 11098(181:1100)
    >>>o.q., 9833(159:1500)

Nanotechnology

    >>Investing, necessity, 461(10:1020)
    >>See also National Research entre (NRC)--Technology centres

Naouar, Nizar see Terrorism/terrorists--Tunisia

National 4-H Citizenship Seminar see 4-H Council

National 4-H Week see 4-H Council

National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation 2001

    >>Awards, Mariano Aupilardjuk, Zacharias Kunuk, recipients, congratulating, S.O. 31, 2530(39:1405)

National Aboriginal Committee on Species at Risk see Species at risk (endangered species)--Aboriginal peoples/communities

National Aboriginal Day

National Aboriginal Diabetes Awareness Day

National Aboriginal Youth Conference

    >>Edmonton, AB, national aboriginal youth strategy, developing
    >>>Strategy development, future meetings, o.q., 7966(126:1500)
    >>>S.O. 31, 6725(105:1405)

National Action Committee on the Status of Women

    >>President, former see Thobani, Sunera

National Addictions Awareness Week

    >>November 18-24, public awareness campaign, S.O. 31, 7492(118:1400)

National advisory committee on bioterrorism see Biological and chemical weapons/terrorism

National Advisory Committee on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Fetal Alcohol Effect see Alcoholic beverages--Pregnancy

National AIDS Awareness Week

    >>November 25 - December 1, S.O. 31, 7555(119:1400)

National Agriculture Industry Relief Coordination Act (Bill C-263)--Borotsik

    >>First reading, 537-8(11:1505-10)
    >>Second reading, 4689-97(72:1810-905)
    >>>Dropped from Order Paper, 4697(72:1905)
    >>See also Agriculture--Long-term strategy

National Anthem

    >>Wasylycia-Leis, lyrics, altering controversy, 10799(176:1000)

National Archives of Canada

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Canadian Heritage Department
    >>See also Census--1906 to present

National Archives of Canada Act see Statistics Act and the National Archives of Canada Act (amdt.--census records)(Bill C-312)

National Archives of Canada Act (amdt.)(Bill C-380)--Harb

    >>First reading, 4850(75:1210)
    >>See also Census--1906 to present

National Arts Centre Composer Awards

    >>Canadian orchestral music, promoting, award recipients, congratulating, S.O. 31, 10026(162:1105)

National Arts Centre Corporation

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Canadian Heritage Department

National Arts Centre Orchestra see New York Festivals--Rhombus Media

National Aviation Museum see Canada Aviation Museum

National Ballet of Canada see Mckowen, Scott

National Bank of Canada

National Battlefields Commission

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Canadian Heritage Department

National Big Sisters Day

    >>Celebrating, S.O. 31, 4394(68:1415)

National Block Parent Week

    >>Block Parent program, community safety, promoting, S.O. 31, 6414(99:1400), 6585(102:1405)

National Broadband Task Force see Internet--High speed/broadband

National Brownfields Redevelopment Strategy see Contaminated sites--Brownfields

National Business Plan on Climate Change see Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming)--Reducing

National Cancer Survivors Day

    >>June 3, tribute to cancer survivors, S.O. 31, 4472(69:1410), 4581(71:1405)

National Capital Act

    >>Amending, municipal structures, changes, 7411(117:1005), 7719(122:1235)
    >>>See also Fisheries Prices Support Act repeal and technical amendments (amdt.)(Bill C-43)

National Capital Commission

    >>Chairman, Jean Pigott, travel, costs, itinerary, etc., qu., 4852(75:1220)
    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Canadian Heritage Department
    >>Transparency, lack, 7723(122:1300), 7723(122:1310)

National Capital Marathon see Marathon

National capital region

    >>Bilingual
    >>>Official, absence, 7722(122:1250-300)
    >>>Public Service role, growth, 486(10:1240)
    >>Government buildings, office leasing strategy, o.q., 8998(144:1455)
    >>Name change, 7720(122:1235)
    >>Parliament Buildings, improving view, downtown Ottawa reconstruction plans, Prime Minister Chrétien legacy, motivation, condemning, S.O. 31, 3984(61:1410-5), 4263-4(66:1400)
    >>See also Bridges--Ottawa River; High technology industry; Ottawa, ON

National Child Benefit

    >>Government contribution, increasing, 131(4:1710), 330(7:1740)
    >>>o.q., 1768(30:1125), 7496(118:1425)
    >>>Throne Speech proposal, 13(2:1530)
    >>Supplement, provincial clawbacks, opposing, petitions, 7302(115:1010)
    >>See also Child/family poverty

National Child Benefit Progress Report 2000

National Child Benefit Progress Report 2001

National child care program see Child care

National Child Day

    >>June 2, S.O. 31(70:1110)
    >>Organizing, S.O. 31, 1451(25:1105)
    >>United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, recognizing, S.O. 31, 7330-2(115:1405-10)

National Citizens' Coalition

    >>Funding sources, refusal to divulge, o.q., 11712(191:1125), 11883(194:1455)
    >>See also Elections--Third party advertising

National Civil Defence Force Act (Bill C-476)--Harb

    >>First reading, 12494(203:1010)
    >>See also Emergencies/disasters

National Co-Op Week

National Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day

    >>February 14, establishing, petition, 5325(82:1005)

National Council of Welfare see Poverty--Single mothers

National Crime Stoppers' Day Act (Bill C-395)--Casey

    >>First reading, 5325(82:1005)
    >>See also Crime Stoppers

National criminal justice index (NCJI)

    >>Electronic information sharing database, national, international potential, 8686(139:1055)

National Day of Mourning

National Day of Prayer

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women see Women--Violence against

National debt

National Defence Act (amdt.--Snowbirds)(Bill C-259)--Mark

    >>First reading, 536-7(11:1500)
    >>See also Canadian Armed Forces--"Snowbirds"

National Defence and Canadian Forces Ombudsman

    >>2000-2001 annual report, tabled, 4534(70:1200)
    >>2000-2001 annual report on administration of Access to Information Act and Privacy Act, tabled, 5215(80:1005)
    >>2001-2002 annual report
    >>>Release to public, delay, National Defence Minister McCallum ordering, o.q., 12676-8(205:1440-55), 12714(206:1125), 12721(206:1155)
    >>>Tabled, 12809(208:1000)
    >>See also Canadian Armed Forces--Health care/treatment, Post-traumatic stress disorder--Recruitment

National Defence and Veterans Affairs Standing Committee

    >>Reports, presenting
    >>>First (Procurement Study, Third Report, National Defence and Veterans Affairs Standing Committee (36th Parl., 2nd Sess.)), 1870(32:1010), 5307(81:1625), 5314(81:1715)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Wayne), 4751-5(74:1005-40)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Clark), 5307-15(81:1625-725)
    >>>Second (Plans and priorities 2001-2002 estimates, National Defence Department), 4946(77:1010)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Day), 7129-32(112:1005-30)
    >>>Third (state of readiness of Canadian Armed Forces response to terrorist threat), 7100(111:1515)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Reynolds), 10506-24(170:1530-750)
    >>>Fourth (Facing Our Responsibilities: The State of Readiness of the Canadian Forces), 11915(195:1005)
    >>>Fifth (Long-Term Care for Veterans: The West Coast Crisis), 12612(204:1505)
    >>Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs, travel, authorization, M. (Regan), agreed to, 12859(208:1635)
    >>Travel, authorization, M. (Regan), agreed to, 10506(170:1530), 11097(181:1050)
    >>See also Canadian Armed Forces--Government funding, Increase--Officers, Appearance; Defence equipment--Procurement policy; Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Twelfth; Terrorism/terrorists--Combatting, Committees, Parliamentary

National Defence Department

    >>Alternate Service Delivery (ASD), 1384(24:1225), 5315(81:1725)
    >>Computer systems, unauthorized use or interference, preventing, 7411(117:1010), 11114(181:1310), 11151(181:1720)
    >>Contracting procedures, avoiding tendering, openness and transparency, o.q., 4175(64:1445)
    >>Estimates
    >>>2002-2003, Main, Committee of the Whole consideration under S.O. 81(4)(a), 11333-71(184:1830-2330), deemed reported, 11371(184:2330)
    >>>See also Estimates--2001-2002, Main
    >>Funds
    >>>Borrowing, authority, 2635(41:1625), 2636(41:1635), 3979(61:1350)
    >>>Budget 2001 measures
    >>>>$1.2 billion, 8078(128:1620), 8149(129:1730)
    >>>>$629 million over five years, 8109(129:1250)
    >>>>Inadequate, 8084(128:1705), 8098(129:1130-5), 8109(129:1250)
    >>>>New Democratic Party position, 6827(107:1320)
    >>>>See also Canadian Armed forces--Government funding, Increase
    >>>Cutbacks, 7117(111:1720)
    >>>Increase since 1999, $3.9 billion, 8078(128:1620)
    >>Payment of claims against the Crown, 2000-2001 Public Accounts, Part II
    >>>Losses of public property due to an offence or other illegal act, r.o., 7384(116:1530)
    >>>Miscellaneous disbursements, qu., 7383(116:1530)
    >>>Property damage, qu., 7383-4(116:1530)
    >>See also Drinking water contamination--Shannon, QC; Forest industry--British Columbia, Mountain pine beetle infestation; Government contracts--Groupaction Marketing Inc.; Korean War--Canadian Armed Forces, Veterans' monument

National Down's Syndrome Awareness Week

National Dystonia Awareness Week

National Elizabeth Fry Week

    >>May, concluding on Mother's Day, S.O. 31, 11221(183:1400)

National Energy Board (NEB)

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Natural Resources Department
    >>See also Oil and gas industry--Cape Breton coast exploration

National energy program see Energy; Species at risk (endangered species)--Legislation, Review process

National Engineering Week

    >>Canadian astronaut Julie Payette launching, etc., S.O. 31, 1398(24:1400)

National environmental infrastructure investment program see Environment--Infrastructure

National Environmental Standards Act (BIll C-372)--Harb

    >>First reading, 4593(71:1505)
    >>See also Environment--National standards

National Epilepsy Month

    >>Awareness campaign, S.O. 31, 152(27:1415)

National Family Week

    >>October 1-7
    >>>Family Services Canada, United States, September 11 terrorist attack victims, dedicating to, S.O. 31, 5860(90:1355), 5904(91:1405)
    >>>Volunteering theme, S.O. 31, 5711(88:1100), 5765(89:1400)

National Farmers Union see Farm Credit Corporation--Amendments; Farm income crisis; Fletcher, Marion

National Film Act

    >>Amending, 7411(117:1005)
    >>>See also Fisheries Prices Support Act repeal and technical amendments (amdt.)(Bill C-43)

National Film Board

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Canadian Heritage Department
    >>Excellence, 7723(122:1310)
    >>Funding cutbacks, personal documentary filmmakers, impact, o.q., 1165-6(21:1450)
    >>Human resources changes, 7720(122:1235)
    >>>See also Academy Awards; National Film Act--Amending

National Fire Prevention Week

    >>Commemorating, October 7 to 13, 2001
    >>>Government actions, o.q., 6029(93:1200)
    >>>S.O. 31, 5973(92:1410)

National flag

National Flag Day

National Flu Awareness Month

    >>October, vaccination awareness campaign, S.O. 31, 6413(99:1355)

National Forest Week

National Forum on Health see Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow); Drugs and pharmaceuticals--Affordable; Health care funding--Federal government share; Health care system--Renewal; Pharmacare--Establishing

National Gallery of Canada

    >>Employees, striking, resolving, government measures
    >>>Klimt, Gustav exhibit, effect, o.q., 5089(78:1500)
    >>>S.O. 31, 4394(68:1410), 4838(75:1115)
    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Canadian Heritage Department

National gathering on aboriginal artistic expression see Cultural policy--Aboriginal and Inuit

National Guard (United States) see Border, Canada-United States--Security, United States National Guard role

National Hemophilia Month

    >>November, marking, S.O. 31, 7703(122:1100)

National Heritage Day

    >>February 18, celebrating, S.O. 31, 8988(144:1400)
    >>Statutory holiday, establishing, 537(11:1500-5)
    >>>See also Holidays Act (amdt.--National Heritage Day)(Bill C-260)

National Heritage Fair

    >>Outaouais region, QC students, participation, S.O. 31, 12952(210:1405)

National heritage sites see Serpent Mounds Park

National Hockey League (NHL)

    >>Government bailout, Manley proposal, o.q., 9656(156:1430)
    >>Government sponsorship program, fund allocation, o.q., 11298(184:1420), 11382(185:1455)
    >>Televising, Hockey Night in Canada, continuing, importance, o.q., 11764(1455)
    >>Violence, S.O. 31, 10928(178:1400)
    >>See also Los Angeles Kings; Montreal Canadiens

National Home Fire Safety Week

    >>November 24-30, 2001, S.O. 31, 7558(119:1410)

National holiday see Holidays

National Horse of Canada Act (Bill C-311)--Calder

    >>First reading, 2439(38:1515)
    >>See also Horses--Canadian/Canadien horse

National Horse of Canada Act (Bill S-22)--Calder

    >>First reading, 7301(115:1010)
    >>Second reading, 8884-90(142:1330-425), agreed to, on recorded division, 8954-5(143:1900-10)
    >>Canadian Heritage Standing Committee
    >>>Referral, 8955(143:1910)
    >>>Reported, 10505(170:1525)
    >>Report stage, concurrence, M. (Calder), agreed to, 10625(173:1110)
    >>Third reading, 10625-9(173:1110-45), agreed to, on recorded division, 10743-4(174:1755-1810) passed.
    >>Royal Assent, 11012(179:1510) Chap. 11, S.C. 2002
    >>See also Horses--Canadian/Canadien horse

National Housing and Homelessness Network see Housing--Affordable, Federal-provincial-territorial framework agreement

National housing strategy see Housing

National identity card

    >>Universal photo identity card, social insurance and health numbers included, creating, 5500(84:1620-5)

National Institute for Nanotechnolgy see National Research Centre (NRC)--Technology centres

National Library

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Canadian Heritage Department
    >>Infrastructure, deterioration, historic documents, damaged/destroyed, building repair/replacement
    >>>r.o., 10773(175:1515)
    >>>S.O. 31, 5974(92:1415), 12835-6(208:1405)

National Literacy Secretariat see Literacy--Adult literacy

National Literacy Standards Act (Bill C-376)--Harb

National March for Life see Abortion--Combatting

National Marine Day

    >>Marine transportation focus, S.O. 31, 4066-7(62:1405)

National marine conservation areas see Marine conservation areas

National Microbiology Laboratory

    >>Level four containment laboratory, infectious disease control, role, S.O. 31, 815(15:1055)

National Mining Week

National missile defence system

National Missing Children's Day

    >>May 25, designation, "Our Missing Children Program", etc., S.O. 31, 11708-10(191:1100-5)

National Museum of Science and Technology

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Canadian Heritage Department

National Nursing Week

National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week

National Palliative Care Week

    >>May 6-12, 2002, designation, S.O. 31, 11297(184:1415)
    >>May 7-13, designation, S.O. 31, 3736(57:1405)

National parks

    >>Biological diversity role, S.O. 31, 11663(190:1400)
    >>Canadian Heritage Department's jurisdiction, 4040-1(62:1105-10)
    >>>Mismanagement, 3502(53:1625), 3512(53:1745), 4009(61:1650), 4050(62:1215), 7140(112:1155), 7322(115:1255)
    >>>>Auditor General's report, condemnation 3504-5(53:1640), 4045(62:1140), 7325(115:1315-20)
    >>>>>La Mauricie National Park, only success, Prime Minister Chrétien's riding, 3506(53:1650-5), 7179(112:1630), 7293(114:1830)
    >>>>>Management plan, outdated, 7293(114:1830)
    >>>>See also Marine conservation areas--Departments
    >>Ecological health/integrity, preserving, restoring, 144(5:1010), 274(7:1135), 4045(62:1140), 4047(62:1200)
    >>>Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act (Bill C-10), relationship, 3506(53:1655)
    >>>Canadian Alliance position, 4051(62:1225)
    >>>Canadian Heritage Department actions, weak, 7141(112:1205), 7293(114:1830), 7322(115:1255), 7327(115:1340)
    >>>Fraser Institute report, Off Limits: How Radical Environmentalists are Shutting Down Canada's National Parks, comments, 7326-7(115:1330-5)
    >>>Throne speech statement, 14(2:1530)
    >>Federal jurisdiction, Canadian Alliance position, 3501(53:1620)
    >>Fees, entrance, high, effects, 7185(112:1715)
    >>New parks, establishing, 144(5:1010), 274(7:1135), 6830(107:1340)
    >>>39 natural land regions, 3496(53:1545)
    >>>Order in Council, establishing, 4050-1(62:1220)
    >>>Throne Speech statement, 14(2:1530)
    >>Parks Canada mismanagement, 4042(62:1125)
    >>Policing, arming park wardens/Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) taking over, 3499-500(53:1605-10), 4047(62:1155), 4051-2(62:1225-30), 7150(112:1305-10), 7511(118:1600)
    >>>Government advertising campaign/wardens not wearing uniforms, S.O. 31, 525(11:1405)
    >>>Jasper National Park environmental incidents, etc., S.O. 31, 5548(85:1405), 12101(198:1410)
    >>>o.q., 225-6(6:1450), 227(6:1455), 3990-1(61:1445), 6732(105:1445), 6734(105:1455)
    >>>Royal Canadian Mounted police (RCMP) terrorism priority factor, 7150(112:1310)
    >>>>o.q., 6622(103:1135-40)
    >>>S.O. 31, 3140(48:1405)
    >>>Wardens refusing to work, being forced to wear uniforms, S.O. 31, 4346-7(67:1405)
    >>Public access, restrictions, protecting wildlife, 1236(22:1355), 4041(62:1115), 4047(62:1200), 4050(62:1215)
    >>Quebec, underrepresented, 4050(62:1215)
    >>Role, importance, Brundtland report, relationship, S.O. 31, 10382(168:1400)
    >>System, strengthening, S.O. 31, 9094(146:1400)
    >>See also Banff National Park; Fundy National Park; Gros Morne National Park; Jasper, AB (Jasper National Park); Klouane National Park; Kootenay National Park; Marine conservation areas; Nahanni National Park; National wildlife areas; Prince Edward Island National Park; Riding Mountain National Park

National Parks Act see Marine conservation areas--Establishing/removing

National Parole Board

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Solicitor General Department
    >>See also Parole/parolees--Martin; Victims of crime--Lawsuits

National Pay It Forward Day

    >>Chatham--Kent Municipality, good deeds, volunteerism, promoting, S.O. 31, 9879-80(160:1405)

National Police Week

National Pollutant Release Inventory see Pollution

National Post see Income tax--$250,000; Judges--United States; Tax reductions--$100 billion, Kenney opposing

National programs see Federal-provincial jurisdiction--Federal intrusion into provincial jurisdiction; Pharmacare; Student grants

National Public Service Week

    >>Public Service, contribution, recognizing, o.q., 12534(203:1455)

National Quality Month

    >>Canada's Healthy Workplace Week, S.O. 31, 6416(99:1410)

National Recreational Fisheries Awards

    >>Recipients, congratulating, S.O. 31, 1824-5(31:1405)

National Research Council (NRC)

    >>Edmonton, AB research facility, government visibility factor, Western Economic Diversification Canada briefing note, S.O. 31, 3307-8(51:1400)
    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Industry Department
    >>Funding, increase, $40 million per year, Budget 2001 measure, 8081(128:1635), 8453(134:1600)
    >>Regional technology centres network, Budget 2001 funding, 12277(200:11610)
    >>Role, importance, 358(8:1600)

National Research Institute on Linguistic Minorities see Official languages policy (Bilingualism)

National Responsible Fisheries Awards and Roméo Leblanc Medal

    >>Recipients
    >>>2001, Stevie Audlakiak, Pierrot Haché, Stan Logan, George Purvis, congratulating, S.O. 31, 3558-9(54:1400)
    >>>2002, Allen Gordon, Gary McLeod, Milford Purdy, Jack Fraser, 11043(180:1410)
    >>Technology centres, new, E-Commerce centre, New Brunswick, Advanced Aluminim Technology Centre, Quebec, National Institute for Nanotechnology, Alberta, 8081(128:1635)

National Revenue Department (former) see Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA)

National Revenue Minister see Caplan--References; Customs--Legislation

National Rivers Day

    >>First Sunday in June, commemorating, M. (Kraft Sloan), 6598-606(102:1525-630)
    >>>Dropped from Order Paper, 6606(102:1630)

National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Privy Council Office
    >>See also Contaminated sites--Brownfields

National Safe Driving week

    >>Theme "Driving to Distraction", etc., S.O. 31, 7759(123:1400)

National screening system see Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC); Child care--Workers; Sex offenders/pedophiles

National security

National Security Cabinet Committee

    >>Manley, Foreign Affairs Minister, chairing, o.q., 5769(89:1420), 5869(90:1450)
    >>Membership, Minister of Health exclusion, o.q., 5912(91:1450), 6201(95:1455), 6525(101:1445)
    >>See also Economy/economic conditions--United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks; Terrorism/terrorists--Combatting, National Security Cabinet Committee

National Seniors Safety Week

    >>Senior citizens, safety, security, promoting, S.O. 31, 6927(109:1410), 7087(111:1400)

National sex offender registry

National Shipbuilding and Industrial Marine Partnership Project see Shipbuilding--Task force report

National shipbuilding strategy see Shipbuilding industry

National Sleep Awareness Week

    >>October 22-28, sleep disorder awareness campaign, S.O. 31, 6413(99:1400)

National Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Awareness Month

National standards

    >>Bloc Québécois position, 4450(69:1145)
    >>Enforcement powers, lack, 4450(69:1145)
    >>Federal government imposing, 4467(69:1340)
    >>Federal-provincial negotiations, role, 4450(69:1145)
    >>Role, importance, 4469(69:1355)
    >>See also Air transportation security--Increase; Breast cancer--Mammography screening/testing; Canada Health and Social Transfer (CHST)--Cash transfers; Drinking water; Environment; Equalization payments--Purpose; Health care system; Income tax--Tax points; Transfer payments to provinces--Purpose; Veterans' hospitals--Needs

National Summit on Sport see Sports

National symbols see Canadian flag; Maple leaf

National Teachers Day

National Transportation Act see Rail transportation/railways--Mergers

National unity

    >>Alienation, 1288-9(22:2025-30)
    >>>See also Aboriginal peoples/communities; Atlantic Canada; Quebec; Western provinces
    >>Liberal government (Chrétien), damaging, cutbacks, actions, etc., 2108(34:1315), 2609(41:1355)
    >>Maintaining, petitions, 4911(76:1505)
    >>Proportional representation system, impact, 912(17:1015), 915(17:1025), 936(17:1240), 970(17:1615), 973(17:1635), 980(17:1720)
    >>See also Government contracts--Sponsorship program, Quebec separation/sovereignty

National Volunteer Week

    >>April 21-27, S.O. 31, 10596(172:1110), 10642(173:1355), 10713(174:1400)
    >>7.5 million volunteers, government recognizing, S.O. 31, 3208-9(49:1400-5)
    >>See also Centre d'aciton bénévole de Saint Hubert

National War Memorial

    >>And Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, defacing by G-20 Summit protestors, S.O. 31, 7442(117:1410)

National war museum see Canadian War Museum

National Water Research Institute

National Weapons Enforcement Support Team (NWEST) see Gun control/guns--Registration system, Enforcement

National wildlife areas

    >>Funding adequacy, Environment and Sustainable Development Commissioner position, Quebec, Lake St. Francis National Wildlife Area, etc., 12139-41(198:1850-900)
    >>>o.q., 11719(191:1155)
    >>Migratory bird sanctuaries, 12140(198:1855)
    >>See also Isle Haute, NS

Nationalism see Quebec separation/sovereignty--Federal nationalism

NATO see North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)