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Title: *Youtube search for Burma OR Myanmar - Canada* (video)
Description/subject: About 233,000 results (August 2017)
Language: English, Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Various sources via Youtube
Format/size: Adobe Flash or html5
Date of entry/update: 22 August 2017

Title: Canadian Friends of Burma/Les Amis Canadiens de la Birmanie
Description/subject: "Canadian Friends of Burma is a national non-governmental organization founded in 1991 as an outcome of a Canadian NGO seminar about Burma. In partnership with solidarity organizations at home and abroad, CFOB works for the cause of peace, human rights and democracy in Burma. Its primary objectives are to raise awareness about the political, human rights and socio-economic conditions in Burma and to encourage more Canadians to take action in this regard. CFOB supports Canadian groups engaged in Burma educational activities, produces educational materials about Burma, and monitors the involvement of Canadian businesses. Accordingly, CFOB has become an important national locus of NGO and grassroots activity and government relations..."
Language: English
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Title: Government of Canada
Description/subject: Search for Burma
Language: English
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://recherche-search.gc.ca/s_r?t3mpl1t34d=1&s5t34d=canada&l7c1l3=eng&S_08D4T.1ct57n=search&S_08D...
Date of entry/update: 01 October 2010

Individual Documents

Title: Canada's Policy on Burma
Date of publication: October 2008
Description/subject: Canada’s policy on Burma is a direct reflection of the severe problems that the military government has created for its people, and the security concerns that the policies of its leadership and the actions of its armed forces pose for the international community. Foremost among the concerns is the appalling mistreatment of the people of Burma, who are deprived of fundamental human rights and denied a voice in the way they are governed.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Government of Canada
Format/size: pdf (134.10 K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.international.gc.ca/world/embassies/factsheets/Burma-FS-en.pdf
Date of entry/update: 12 October 2010

Title: Special Economic Measures (Burma) Regulations, SOR/2007-285
Date of publication: 13 December 2007
Description/subject: INTERPRETATION [1.] -LIST [2.] 2.Designated person -PROHIBITIONS [3. - 13.] 3.Export 4.Import 5.Assets Freeze 6.Technical data 7.(1)Investment — property in Burma held by or on behalf of Burma or national of Burma not ordinarily resident in Canada 7.(2)Investment — property held by or on behalf of a person in Burma 7.(3)Property 8.Financial services 9.Docking — ship registered in Burma 10.Docking — ship registered under an Act of Parliament 11.Landing in Canada 12.Landing in Burma 13.Prohibition -DUTY TO DETERMINE [14.] 14.Determination -DISCLOSURE [15.] 15.(1)Report 15.(2)Immunity -APPLICATION TO NO LONGER BE A DESIGNATED PERSON [16.] 16.(1)Petition 16.(2)Decision 16.(3)Presumption 16.(4)Notice 16.(5)New application -APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFICATE [17.] 17.(1)Mistaken identity 17.(2)Certificate — time frame -EXCLUSIONS [18. - 19.] 18.Import and export 19.Financial services -APPLICATION PRIOR TO PUBLICATION [20.] 20.Application -COMING INTO FORCE [21.] 21.Registration SCHEDULE
Language: English, Francais/ Français
Source/publisher: Canadian Legal Information Institute
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.canlii.org/fr/ca/legis/regl/dors-2007-285/derniere/dors-2007-285.html (Français)
Date of entry/update: 13 October 2010

Title: Looted Land, Proud People: The Case for Canadian Action in Burma
Date of publication: 2002
Description/subject: A useful and balanced overview. FACTS ABOUT BURMA... BURMA: A CHRONOLOGY... CHAPTER 1: BACKGROUND TO 1988: Rise of Nationalism; Ne Win and Isolationism; Growth of Heroin Industry... CHAPTER 2: THE MEN BEHIND THE MASSACRES: The Ordeal of Aung San Suu Kyi... CHAPTER 3: THE HUMAN COSTS OF MILITARY RULE: Refugees; Political Prisoners; Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Forced Relocation; Forced Labour; Students and Education; Political Prisoners; Freedom of the Press; The Militarization of Society; Women Living under a Military Dictatorship; Political Prisoners... CHAPTER 4: THE CRIMINAL ECOMONY: Sectors Complicit with Forced Labour; Opium, Heroin and a Drug Economy... CHAPTER 5: FORCED LABOUR AND THE ILO: ILO Commission of Inquiry, 1998 Report; Follow-up to the 1998 Report; CHAPTER 6: GEOPOLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL INFLUENCES: Neighbouring Countries; Malaysia,Singapore and ASEA; Canada and Other International Influences; The United Nations; Other National Governments; How Does Canada Measure Up?; Civil Society... CHAPTER 7: CONCLUSIONS: Canada’s Role; Development Assistance; Trade and Investment... FURTHER READING... WEB CONNECTIONS.
Author/creator: Clyde Sanger
Language: English
Source/publisher: Canadian Friends of Burma
Format/size: pdf (1.35MB) 52 pages
Date of entry/update: 09 July 2003

Title: Canada: Looking for More Than a Quick Fix
Date of publication: July 1999
Description/subject: With growing numbers of Canadians falling victim to the burgeoning trade in Burmese heroin ... the country's lawmakers have started to target Burma's military junta for its role in undermining security at home and abroad.
Author/creator: Neil Lawrence
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy", Vol. 7. No. 6
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Title: Info Sheet On Burma: A GLIMPSE OF BURMA
Language: English
Source/publisher: Canadian Friends of Burma
Format/size: MS
Date of entry/update: 12 October 2010