Last province. For some reason, this historical event did not cause a proper response in the Canadian press, among politicians and ordinary people. But exactly 70 years ago, the formation of the Canadian Confederation, which began in 1867, was completed – and this country became as we know it, from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific Ocean. On March 31, 1949, another British colony entered Canada and became the tenth province in the country. Since 2001, this province is called Newfoundland and Labrador. Not all Newfoundlands were eager to finally unite with Canada, but they were pushed by economic difficulties. Nevertheless, today this province remains one of the “poorest”, judging by the level of income of the population. Severe northern ocean, immense open spaces, picturesque and majestic nature, glorious past and heroic people with an original dialect of the English language – this is a brief portrait of Newfoundland.
For what fines drivers. If you live in Quebec or visit this province, do not forget to lock the doors of your car parked on the public parking lot. This is a conclusion from the story told by the news service from Montreal. Two spouses from the town of Lakefield, north of Ottawa, received fines of $ 108 for their two cars left in the street parking. Parking rules were not violated, but the reason for the fine were unlocked car doors. In full accordance with Quebec law, which requires to close the doors of cars in public parking lots. In their defense, the spouses reported that they moved to Quebec from a place in the province of Manitoba, where they were accustomed not to close the car for the night, so that the robbers would not have to break the windows in order to search the car inside.
Government plans.The government of Ontario plans to change the slogan that decorates the license plates issued in this province. Instead of the existing Yours To Discover slogan from 1982, Open For Business may appear, at least on commercial vehicle numbers. This is one of the semi-official slogans of the conservative government, and, probably, it will appear only on the numbers of commercial vehicles.What exactly the conservative government plans, we learn from the new budget plan, which will be presented to the Parliament of Ontario on April 11.