Canadian Disasters

by Rene Schmidt

Publisher: Scholastic Canada

Written in English
Cover of: Canadian Disasters | Rene Schmidt
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ISBN 10043994936X
ISBN 109780439949361
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23 rows  This is a list of disasters (man-made and natural) in Canada arranged by date. For a list organized by number of fatalities, see List of disasters in Canada by death toll.

Re-colonial period Date Disaster Type Location Region Notes Ref(s). Canadian Disasters book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An ammunition ship in Halifax Harbour explodes with such a blast, /5.

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The major Canadian disasters from the s to date are identified by cause and type. General disaster criteria are defined. Twenty or more deaths occurring at one time is the primary criterion. The other principal criterion is to include events which have occurred within Canada and offshore inside the mile economic zone.

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A disaster can be the result of a naturally occurring phenomenon within the geophysical or biological environment. As it turns out, however, the two deadliest natural disasters in Canadian history were also rarities here: a volcanic eruption and a massive hurricane. Both these tragedies claimed several thousand lives, and curiously, took place in the same year — AS PROMISED - SAMPLE CHAPTER FROM SCOTTISH MILITARY DISASTERS - > Book Extract * Here's one that combines Canadian and Scottish themes Tunnelling for Victory ** Those who enjoyed reading about the Royal Scots’ Armistice Day battle with the Bolsheviks in might be interested in the same fight as seen from a Canadian viewpoint - Canada’s Winter War.

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