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 The earliest libraries in Canada were private collections belonging to immigrants from Europe. The first known library belonged to Marc LESCARBOT, a scholar and advocate who came to PORT-ROYAL in 1606.


Lillian Elias

Lillian Elias (whose Inuvialuktun name is Panigavluk) is a teacher, language activist and a residential school Survivor (born 1943 in the Mackenzie Delta, NT). Influenced by her time at residential school, where administrators attempted to forcefully strip her of her language and culture, Elias has spent much of her life promoting and preserving her first language, Inuvialuktun (see Inuvialuit).


Linguistic Anthropology

In Canada linguistics exists as a fully autonomous discipline, represented by about 12 independent programs, as well as by linguistic research within departments of English, various other language areas, education, philosophy, psychology, sociology and anthropology.



Linguistics is the study of language. Language accompanies almost all human activities, and is the medium for many of them.



Literacy has been defined both as the ability to read and write one's own name and as the ability to read and understand newspapers, magazines and encyclopedia articles written at a level of sophistication often well above that of the average graduate of grade 10.


Logic, Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Philosophy: Logic, Epistemology, Philosophy of Science Logic, Epistemology, and Philosophy of Science cover a wide range of topics and issues including, epistemology, metaphysics, scientific method, science and values, and even the history of science, since there are inevitably many philosophical and conceptual issues present in the development of new ideas. The particular sciences included in this are everything from mathematics, to the natural sciences (biology, chemistry, and physics) to the social sciences (anthropology, economics, and...