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  • proper noun In Canada, the federal union of provinces and territories which formed Canada, beginning with New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec, and later including all the others.
  • proper noun In Newfoundland, the political union of Newfoundland with Canada.


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  • "The Genii have what we call a Confederation of Planets"

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  • But now the Frisco teamsters and the whole Frisco Water Front Confederation is liable to back us up.


  • Our Ontario participants understand their province's place in Confederation, and are therefore comfortable about their influence with this federal government.

    What You Can Expect from the New Government 2006

  • The Bank of Nova Scotia, the Bank of Montreal, Sun Life Assurance, how many corporations has Ontario poached from its "partners" in Confederation?

    can of worms 2005

  • They weren't by chance poached from your partners in Confederation, were they?

    can of worms 2005

  • Some believe that it is somewhat unseemly for an Ontario premier to even raise this kind of issue as if Ontario's role in Confederation is only to supply fairness, and never ever to seek it.

    My Canada - Today and Tomorrow 2005

  • The Confederation is quite prepared to open its procurement to foreign bidding, but the position of many Cantons is ambiguous.

    Switzerland and the EC After the Rejection of the European Economic Area 1993

  • We see the provinces and territories not only as partners in Confederation, but as partners in prosperity.

    Education: The Door to Prosperity 1992

  • But the process of re-Confederation is a two-way street.

    Re-Confederation. A Test of Will 1991


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