Pages in category "Telephone numbers in Canada" The following 8 pages are in this category, out of 8 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().
Pages in category "Telephone numbers in Canada" The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total.
A telephone number is a sequence of digits assigned to a fixed-line telephone subscriber station connected to a telephone line or to a wireless electronic telephony device, such as a radio telephone or a mobile telephone, or to other devices for data transmission via the public switched telephone network (PSTN) or other public and private networks.
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999 is an official emergency telephone number in a number of countries which allows the caller to contact emergency services for urgent assistance. Countries and territories using the number include Bahrain, Bangladesh, Botswana, Eswatini, Ghana, Hong Kong, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Kenya, Macau, Malaysia, Mauritius, Poland, Qatar, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, the ...
An example of this was Auckland, New Zealand, before the introduction of 111 in the 1960s – the city had 40 exchanges, all with different emergency numbers, and finding the telephone number for the local exchange would require having to search through the city's 500-page telephone directory.
A telephone is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are too far apart to be heard directly. A telephone converts sound, typically and most efficiently the human voice, into electronic signals that are transmitted via cables and other communication channels to another telephone which reproduces the sound to the receiving user.
The Canadian White Pages (WhitePages.ca *) is the main residential telephone directory in Canada. To find a person or their phone number, you can also try searching directory enquiries at Canada 411 * Please note, this website is not connected to, or affiliated with the Canadian White Pages.
- Early Peoples and Exploration
- New France
- British North America
- Westward Expansion
- Intothe 21st Century
For thousands of years,Inuit lived in the north and First Nations peoples lived in the south ofwhat is now Canada. Vikings from northern Europe arrived in what isnow Newfoundlandaboutad1000. The Vikings did not stay in Canada, however. In 1497 the Italian explorer John Cabotlanded in eastern Canada. Other explorers followed. In 1534 a French explorer, Jacques Cartier, entered the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. Heclaimed the area for France.
In 1608 Samuel de Champlain founded thecity of Quebec, France’s first permanent Canadian colony. The French soonset up more settlements in the region, which they called New France. Meanwhile, the British also became interested in the region. In 1670 the English startedHudson’s Bay Company, which built trading posts around Hudson Bay. Over the next century Great Britain and France fought wars over the land. Afterdefeating France in the French and Indian War in 1763, Britain claimedCanada as part of the British Empire. The British made New France intothe colony of Quebec.
By the late 1700s Britain ruled Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island,Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Quebec. Britain divided Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada in 1791. In the mid-1800s people began to call for a union of these colonies. In 1867 Nova Scotia,New Brunswick, and Upper and Lower Canada (now the provinces of Ontarioand Quebec) formed the Dominion of Canada. Canada now had its own federal government, althoughBritain kept some control.
The population of Canada increased quickly during the 1800s. As settlers movedwestward,many native peoples lost their land and moved to reserves. New provinces and territories werecreated. The discovery of gold in the Yukon territory in 1896 brought more settlers west. The provinces of Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and BritishColumbia as wellas Yukon and the Northwest Territories, joinedCanada by the 1930s. The final province, Newfoundland, joined the country in 1949.
See table: Canadian prime ministers In 1982 the British Parliament granted Canada control over its constitution. TheBritish monarch remained the ceremonial head of state, but Canada was finally an independentcountry. Beginning in the 1960s many French Canadians in Quebec called for separation from Canada. TheQuébécois (theFrench-speaking people of Quebec)wanted to create a French-speaking nation. In 1995 the people of Quebec narrowly voted againstseparating from Canada. Many French Canadians continued to call for separation, however. In the 1990s many native people asked the Canadian government to return their land to them.Canada responded by creating Nunavut, aself-governing homeland for the Inuit, in 1999. The new territory wasformed from the eastern part of the Northwest Territories.
The Liberal Party controlled the government during most of the 1990s and into the 2000s. Duringthis time a trade agreement with the United States and Mexico brought great economic growth toCanada. The government also made major reforms to health care and legalized same-sex marriage. In2006 control of Parliament switched to the Conservative Party after it won the most seats. Laterthat year the new prime minister, Stephen Harper, introduced a motion inParliament that declaredthe Québécoisformeda nation “within a united Canada.” This made many people in Quebec happy. However, others felt itwas only symbolic and did not resolve the issue. In October 2014 thecountry experiencedtwo unconnectedterroristattacks.Oneperson was killedin Quebec and one in Ottawa. In Ottawa, theattackerentered the Parliamentbuilding, where ministerslocked themselves in rooms until the terrorist was caught. Theseeventsmoved Parliament to pass strictanti-terrorismlegislation. The Canadian economy experienced a dow...
For years, people all over the world have been receiving creepy messages from the phone numbers 666-666-6666 or 1-666-666-6666. Some people believe these phone calls come from the devil. In many cases, the calls do not show up on the phone bill.