a confederation of trade unions
But at the Congress of VIENNA Swiss control was restored and the European powers guaranteed the confederation 's neutrality.
Canadians in all strata of society became greatly disturbed by this threat and looked for ways to draw the northwestern regions of North America into confederation .
As organizations, each national party is a decentralized and loose confederation of state parties and of other affiliated groups.
Caritas is a confederation of organisations (local, national, and regional) to spread solidarity and social justice throughout the world.
‘But even our fathers of confederation are hard to name,’ continues Maddin.
Federalism can be seen a compromise between the extreme concentration of power and a loose confederation of independent states for governing a variety of people usually in a large expanse of territory.
Their historic encounter in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang in June 2000 has initiated a thaw in relations that could lead, in time, to a confederation of the two Koreas and eventual reunification.
It gets weirder: funding was also denied to a producer who wanted to make a documentary about the Plains of Abraham because it took place before confederation .
Albertans often feel they were sold out to protect Ontario consumers but that's the nature of confederation .