Independence

Independence is a condition of a person, nation, country, or state in which its residents and population, or some portion thereof, exercise self-government, and usually sovereignty, over its territory. The opposite of independence is the status of a dependent territory.

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Fraser Institute · 20 June 2024 English

Despite projected surpluses from 2024/25–2026/27, Alberta is at risk of returning to a budget deficit, due to high spending, when relatively high resource revenue declines. Premier Danielle Smith has recognized …

their well-being. To protect the Institute’s independence, it does not accept grants from governments


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

Throughout the twentieth century in the lands of Yugoslavia, socialists embarked on multiple projects of supranational unification. Sensitive to the vulnerability of small nations in a world of great powers, …

intellectuals became convinced that national independence could only be secured within the framework cultures as extensions of struggles for national independence.62 The strategies periph- eral writers employed revolution. Eager to promote their cultural independence from Europe, radical writers like Miroslav Europe which, having recently secured their independence from Istanbul, now looked to expand their territories total development of culture and political independence.”3 Meanwhile, in the Serbian capital of Belgrade


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

Interactive documentary emerged rapidly from a constellation of changing technologies and practices to much excitement, yet its history is short and its future uncertain. In the mid-2010s Canada was a …

Sweeney explains (2018): “Rob and I have total independence on the projects we choose, the way we allocate


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

The word "pharmacopoeia" has come to have many meanings, although it is commonly understood to be a book describing approved compositions and standards for drugs. In 1813 the Royal College …

of German origin in bp 1914 190 10.1 Year of independence of selected British Dominions and colonies control in India, following the ‘Indian War of Independence’ of 1857 and the start of the British Raj the empire; India was divided and granted independence in 1947, and independence was awarded to former colonies


Fraser Institute · 18 June 2024 English

ESG investing incorporates environmental (E), social (S), and governance (G) considerations into investment decisions. Until recently, ESG-themed investing comprised an increasing share of investments made by professional money managers and …

their well-being. To protect the Institute’s independence, it does not accept grants from governments


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

Since the year 2000, millions of hectares of land in the Global South have been acquired by foreign investors for large-scale agricultural projects, displacing and disrupting rural communities. Women are …

other in many contexts, including in many post- independence states.8 Gender and the Global Land Grab The Dancer 2015; Berry 2021; Lanz 2022). As post-independence governments have sought to recognize customary equity and land reform across several post- independence sub–Saharan African countries that have been Gender and the Global Land Grab Male Bias in Post-Independence Land Policy Design and Implementation Male bias South Asia (Agarwal 1994). Then, following independence in many formerly colonized states, new national


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

Myths and stereotypes surrounding seafarers in the Age of Sail persist to this day. Sailors were celebrated for their courage, strength, and skill, yet condemned for militancy, vice, and fecklessness. …

far behind. Such writers created a vision of independence and opportunity, in which boys prospered away


UCP: University of Calgary Press · 15 June 2024 English

Since the first edition of this popular text was published in 1984, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms has transformed the role of the courts in Canadian politics. Addressing current …

1.3 Thomas Jefferson, “The Declaration of Independence” 1.4 A.V. Dicey, “The Rule of Law” 1.5 Rainer Terms 5 Judicial Independence, Ethics, and Discipline 5.1 W.R. Lederman, “The Independence of the Judiciary” R. Lee Akazaki, “A Self-Harming of Judicial Independence: The Legacy of the Inquiry into Lori Douglas” The Shawcross Principle and Prosecutorial Independence” 265 268 273 275 283 285 287 302 309 316 324 (Reading 1.4); the American Declaration of Independence of 1776 (Reading 1.3); the political theory


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

Separated by the world’s longest land border and engaging in over three billion dollars in trade daily, Canada and the United States share security concerns, cultural interests, and a history …

much in common and that they should unite in independence from British rule (Hanc 2017). The idea that the Americans without compromising their own independence. They have to respond to the policies not only inevitably erode Canada’s distinct- iveness and independence. Today, the commitment to free trade with the cent), and lead to a loss of Canada’s political independence (37 per cent). Around this time (as measured that free trade threatened Canada’s identity or independence; opin- ions were divided. But as convictions


Fraser Institute · 13 June 2024 English

In 2024, the average Canadian family will earn $147,570 in income and pay an estimated $65,766 in total taxes (44.6%). If the average Canadian family had to pay its taxes …

their well-being. To protect the Institute’s independence, it does not accept grants from governments


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