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Security and the Law

Emily Murphy - First Woman Magistrate in British Commonwealth Legal systems, including traditional Aboriginal systems, judicial activities and law enforcement are highlighted under this sub-theme. Commemorations include Emily Ferguson Murphy, the first female magistrate in the British Empire, the Establishment of the North-West Mounted Police, and their post at Fort Walsh, Saskatchewan.

Military and Defence

Military organizations, activities, places and people associated with the defence of Canada are the focus of this sub-theme. Commemorations include the Sydney World War II Coastal Defences in Nova Scotia, the Fortifications of Québec, the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, established to train airmen during the Second World War, and Tecumseh, the Shawnee leader and organizer of the Western tribes' alliance with the British during the War of 1812. Tecumseh - Shawnee Leader, War of 1812

Sydney World War II Coastal Defences, Nova Scotia - Safe Port for World War II Convoy Assembly
Sydney World War II Coastal Defences, Nova Scotia
Safe Port for World War II Convoy Assembly
Sydney World War II Coastal Defences, Nova Scotia - Safe Port for World War II Convoy Assembly
Sydney World War II Coastal Defences, Nova Scotia
Safe Port for World War II Convoy Assembly
Fort Lennox, Quebec - Early 19th Century Fortifications
Fort Lennox, Quebec
Early 19th Century Fortifications
British Commonwealth Air Training Plan - Schools to Train Airmen in World War II
British Commonwealth Air Training Plan
Schools to Train Airmen in World War II

Canada and the World

Georges-Philias Vanier - Govenor General The official Canadian international presence and activities, including Canadian diplomacy, humanitarianism, peace building, trade and the exchange of intellectual and scientific information are celebrated here. Examples include the Atlantic Charter, the basis for the United Nations Charter, Georges-Philias Vanier, Canada's Ambassador to France (1959-1967) and Governor General, as well as Vimy Ridge in France, which speaks eloquently to Canada's coming of age during the First World War.
Vimy Ridge, France - Canada's Contribution and Sacrifice in the First World War
Vimy Ridge, France
Canada's Contribution and Sacrifice in the First World War

National Historic Sites Of Canada System Plan

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