WMA

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WMAWindows Media Audio (Microsoft)
WMAWildlife Management Area
WMAWorld Medical Association
WMAWeight Moving Average (financial data)
WMAWeb Marketing Association
WMAWilliams (Amtrak station code; Williams, AZ)
WMAWilderness Medical Associates
WMAWilliam Morris Agency
WMAWorld Masters Athletics (running)
WMAWatershed Management Area
WMAWarm Mix Asphalt
WMAWilbraham and Monson Academy (Wilbraham, MA)
WMAWireless Messaging API
WMAWinsurf Mainframe Access
WMAWireless Motion Alert
WMAWindows Media Audio
WMAWireless Messaging Architecture
WMAWestern Music Association
WMAWestern Martial Arts
WMAWyoming Mining Association (Cheyenne, WY)
WMAWashington Metropolitan Area
WMAWhite Male American
WMAWater Management Act
WMAWomen Marines Association
WMAWorld Marketing Alliance
WMAWillamette Management Associates (various locations)
WMAWall Motion Abnormality (heart defect)
WMAWestern Magazine Awards (Canada)
WMAWaste Management Area
WMAWisconsin Military Academy (Fort McCoy, WI)
WMAWarsash Maritime Academy (UK)
WMAWhite Male Adult
WMAWarfighting Mission Area (lanes of responsibility within the Global Information Grid effort)
WMAWealth Management Advisor
WMAWar Measures Act (Canada)
WMAWireless Marketing Association
WMAWomen Military Aviators
WMAWhistler Museum and Archives (Canada)
WMAWe May Assume (often used in the context of logical argument)
WMAWidowed Mother's Allowance (UK)
WMAWorld Metal Alliance
WMAWinery Music Awards
WMAWater Monitoring Alliance (World Water Council; France)
WMAWeights and Measures Act (UK)
WMAWest Midlands Arts
WMAWireless Multicast Advantage
WMAWell Mind Association
WMAWar Mage Armor (Asheron's Call game)
WMAW McWalter & Associates
WMAWessex Magical Association (England)
WMAWaste Management Act 1997
WMAWhite Matter Abnormality (neurology)
WMAWashington Military Area
WMAWorld Music Association (various locations)
WMAWeapons of Mass Annoyance
WMAWilliam Mooney Associates (Torrance, California)
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We forget that, 40 years ago, we implemented the War Measures Act without a peep from most of English Canada.
19) Problems between the Mennonite communities and the government arose, however, when the War Measures Act (1914) was used in 1916 to dedicate a week in January to register and account for the potential manpower of the country.
And sure, he had masterminded that burglary of the Democratic offices in the Water Gate building, but Pierre had managed to single-handedly invoke the War Measures Act, putting paid to Quebec's brief dalliance with political violence in the name of independence.
Upon the outbreak of war in 1914, Canadian journalists, photographers and artists were banned from the Western Front under the provisions of the War Measures Act.
When Canada declared war on Italy on June 10, 1940, the government used the War Measures Act to label all Italian citizens over the age of 18 as enemy aliens.
This article examines how the "machine that Pierre built" (Radwanski 1978: 145) functioned in practice during one such moment of divergence: the October Crisis of 1970, and specifically the decision to invoke the War Measures Act.
The government also invoked the War Measures Act, the only time this has been done in peace time (although it should be noted that certain orders enacted under the Act were allowed to continue after WWII).
RCMP Intelligence and the October Crisis," (1) convincingly support his claim that the RCMP never requested the invocation of the War Measures Act, weren't consulted about its usefulness and, had they been asked, would have advised the government against availing itself of its wide-ranging powers.
It came in the form of legislation, including the War Measures Act, which was employed to infringe on freedom of speech, through the banning of a number of publications in "enemy languages," and on freedom of assembly with the prohibition of a group of radical organizations.
Enquete focused on the presumed use of PROFUNC lists during the 1970 October Crisis when Pierre Trudeau's government implemented the War Measures Act.
One notable example of a statute designed to grant emergency powers to the federal cabinet was the War Measures Act, 1914.
Its principal objective was to ensure an orderly transition from war-time economic conditions (established under the War Measures Act (25)) to a more stable, "peace-time" economy.