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The following resources are helpful to parents and teachers:
- Book: Supporting Successful Transition from Primary to Secondary School by Tina Rae (2014)
- Book: Book: Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv (2008)
- Book: Digital Tools for Teaching: 30 E-tools for Collaborating, Creating, and Publishing across the Curriculum by Steve Johnson (2013)
- DVD video: Canadian Popular Music in the '60's, '70's & '80's by EMI Music Canada (2012)
- DVD video: Canada: A People's History produced by Mark Starowicz (2001).
- Book: Fire in the Bones: Bill Mason and the Canadian Canoeing Tradition by James Raffan (1999)
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SQ (Sûreté du Québec)
The SQ (Sûreté du Québec) is the police force for the province of Québec, Canada with the jurisdiction to prevent and suppress law offences throughout the entire province Québec. The Sûreté du Québec acts under the authority of the Québec Minister of Public Safety.
The Sûreté also has the jurisdiction to prevent and suppress offences to municipal regulations in those municipal territories for which it provides police services. The emblems used on the badges of SQ police uniforms since 1870 can be viewed here.
"Its specialized services are called on to intervene with the municipal and Native police forces and to conduct joint operations with these. The Sûreté du Québec also plays a consultative role in the organization of police services in Native communities."
"In the framework of its legal mandate, the Sûreté du Québec implements a number of federal laws on Québec territory. Among these are mainly the Criminal code, the Food and Drugs Act, the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Firearms Act, the Explosives Act, and the Canada Shipping Act. Sûreté du Québec furthermore implements numerous Québec laws, notably the Code de la sécurité routière (Highway safety code), the Loi sur l'assurance automobile (Automobile insurance act), the Loi sur les loteries, les concours publicitaires et les appareils d'amusement (Act respecting lotteries, racing, publicity contests, and amusement machines, Loi sur les explosifs (Act respecting explosives), the Loi sur les agences d'investigation ou de sécurité (Act respecting detective or security agencies), the Loi sur les infractions en matière de boissons alcooliques (Act respecting offences relating to alcoholic beverages), and the Act respecting liquor permits, and the Loi sur la Société des alcools (Liquor commission act)."
Source: Ministère de la Sécurité publique du Québec, Gouvernement du Québec,
"La Sûreté du Québec, police nationale, concourt, sur l'ensemble du territoire québécois, au maintien de la paix et de l'ordre public, à la préservation de la vie, de la sécurité et des droits fondamentaux des personnes ainsi qu'à la protection de leurs biens. La Sûreté du Québec soutient aussi la communauté policière, coordonne des opérations policières d'envergure, contribue à l'intégrité des institutions étatiques et assure la sécurité des réseaux de transport qui relèvent du Québec."
Source: Sûreté du Québec, Gouvernement du Québec, 2007-08-09 <http://www.suretequebec.gouv.qc.ca/organisation/mission.html>