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  canadian federal election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Elections are generally held in either the fall or spring.
By-elections can be held between general elections when seats become vacant.
Canadian election turn-out is generally higher than that in the United States but lower than in most European nations.
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 Canadian social credit movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian social credit movement was a Canadian political movement originally based on the Social Credit theory of Major C.
The party was riven by internal dissent for the remainder of its history, capturing two seats in the 1973 election, and only one in the 1976 election, the last time a créditiste was elected to the Quebec National Assembly.
The Canadian Action Party has monetary reform policies in its platform, but is not considered to be a social credit party.
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 Canadian federal election, 1957 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Canadian federal election of 1957 was held June 10, 1957 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
In addition, Western Canadians felt alienated from a government that they believed was dominated by Ontario and Quebec interests.
This was the first Canadian election to be televised, and while only a minority of Canadians owned a television, most got some opportunity to see the candidates they were voting for.
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 Canadian federal election, 1965 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
In the Canadian federal election of 1965, the Liberal Party of Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson was re-elected with a larger number of seats in the Canadian House of Commons.
This was the first election for the Rhinoceros Party of Canada, a satirical party led by Cornelius the First.
Cornelius, a resident of the Granby zoo, did not seek election because Canadian election law does not permit rhinoceroses or other zoo animals to seek election.
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 John James Greene - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons as a Liberal in the 1963 general election.
In 1968, he ran to succeed Pearson in that year's federal Liberal leadership convention, but despite giving what many say was the best speech, he came in fifth place.
Greene moved to the riding of Niagara Falls, Ontario in the 1968 election, and was again elected to Parliament.
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 Canadian federal election, 1968 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian federal election of 1968 was held on June 25, 1968 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
As Conservative candidates began to renounce this policy, the party was forced to backtrack, and late in the campaign, ran ads signed by Stanfield that stated that the PC Party stood for "One country, one Canada".
Images of Trudeau standing fast to the thrown bottles of the rioters were broadcast across the country, and swung the election even further in the Liberals' favour as many English-speaking Canadians believed that he would be the right leader to fight the threat of Quebec separatism.
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 1972 canadian election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Canadian federal election of 1972 resulted in a slim victory for the Liberals, with them having 109 seats versus the Progressive Conservatives with 107.
On election night the results appeared to give 109 seats to the Tories, however once the counting had finished, the next day, the results became clear, giving the Liberals a minority government.
The election was the second fought by Liberal leader Pierre Trudeau.
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 Canadian_federal_election,_2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The 2000 Canadian federal election was held on November 27, 2000.
The election was regarded as a great success by Prime Minister Jean Chrétien and the Liberal Party, but a failure for every other party.
On election night, controversy arose when a CBC producer's gratuitously sexist comment about Stockwell Day's daughter-in-law, Juliana Thiessen Day, was accidentally broadcast on the Canadian networks' pooled election feed from Day's riding.
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 Encyclopedia: 1962 Canadian election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
When the Canadian federal election of 1962 was called, the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada of John George Diefenbaker had governed for almost five years with the largest majority in the House of Commons in Canadian history.
The Tories were reduced to a tenuous minority government as a result of economic difficulties such as high unemployment and a slumping Canadian dollar, as well as unpopular decisions such as the cancellation of the Avro Arrow.
The 1962 election was the first contested by the social democratic New Democratic Party, which had been formed from an alliance between the old Co-operative Commonwealth Federation and the Canadian Labour Congress.
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 Encyclopedia: 1963 Canadian election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Canadian federal election of 1963 resulted in the defeat of the minority Progressive Conservative government of John George Diefenbaker.
Despite winning 41% of the vote, which is usually sufficient for ensuring the election of a majority government, the Liberals fell seven seats short of their target.
They were again disappointed by the failure of their new partnership with the labour movement to produce an electoral breakthrough, particularly in the province of Ontario, which has the largest population and the largest number of seats in the Canadian House of Commons.
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 Alexander Bell Patterson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Patterson, a minister by profession, was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1953 election from the riding of Fraser Valley, British Columbia.
Patterson led the party into the 1968 election in which both MPs were defeated.
Patterson returned to Parliament in the 1972 election, this time as a Progressive Conservative, and was subsequently re-elected as a Tory until his retirement from politics in 1984.
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 AllRefer.com - Pierre Elliott Trudeau (Canadian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
A lawyer and law professor known for championing liberal causes, Trudeau was elected (1965) to the House of Commons as a Liberal and became (1967) concurrently minister of justice and attorney general in Lester Pearson's government.
Although the Liberal party lost its majority in parliament in the general elections of Oct., 1972, Trudeau remained in office, relying on the support of the small New Democratic party to give him a parliamentary majority.
Sensitive to the linguistic preferences of his fellow French Canadians, he led Canada to become an officially bilingual nation in 1984 and was a consistent supporter of multiculturalism.
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 The Canadian Encyclopedia
Gouzenko was protected by his Canadian neighbour, who got him and his family to safety, called the police and told the agents when they returned that the Gouzenkos were away.
Gouzenko’s revelations shattered the innocence of the naïve Canadian populace.
On March 14, 26 other Canadians were arrested for spying, including MP Fred Rosenberg.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
James Alexander (Jim) Jerome (born March 4 1933) is a Canadian jurist and former politician and Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons.
He took the seat in the 1968 Canadian election, however, and became the Liberal MP for the Sudbury riding.
In the 1979 Canadian election, Jerome considered following the precedent set by his predecessor, Lucien Lamoureux and running as an independent as is the custom of the Speaker of the British House of Commons.
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 1968 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1967 in Canada, other events of 1968, 1969 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
February 1 - The three branches of the Canadian Forces are merged into one
See 1968 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
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 Canadian federal election, 1972 -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Canadian federal election of 1972 was held on October 30, 1972 to elect members of the (Click link for more info and facts about Canadian House of Commons) Canadian House of Commons.
The election was the second fought by Liberal leader (Click link for more info and facts about Pierre Trudeau) Pierre Trudeau.
The Liberals entered the election high in the polls, but the spirit of (Click link for more info and facts about Trudeaumania) Trudeaumania had worn off, and a slumping economy hurt his party.
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 The Ultimate Alexander Bell Patterson - American History Information Guide and Reference
Patterson, a minister by profession, was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1953 Canadian election from the riding of Fraser Valley, British Columbia.
He was defeated in the 1958 Canadian election but returned to Parliament in 1962.
Patterson returned to Parliament in the 1972 Canadian election, this time as a Progressive Conservative, and was subsequently re-elected as a Tory until his retirement from politics in 1984.
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The data for the 1968 Canadian Federal Election were originally collected by John Meisel of Queen's University.
Besides basic background information, questions were asked about reactions to the election outcome, evaluations of the parties and candidates, regional conflicts within Canada and a wide variety of issues that were salient during the campaign.
It was assumed, when constituencies were split, that the 1968 eligible voters and 1965 Liberal voters were distributed geographically within each part in proportion to the population distribution reported in the 1961 census.
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 Canadian federal election, 1968 -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Canadian federal election of 1968 was held on June 25, 1968 to elect members of the (Click link for more info and facts about Canadian House of Commons) Canadian House of Commons.
This election was the last time that the (Click link for more info and facts about Social Credit Party) Social Credit Party won federal seats in English Canada.
The results of the election were sealed when on the night before the election a riot broke out at the (Click link for more info and facts about St. Jean Baptiste Day) St.
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In the Canadian federal election of June 25,
1968, the Liberal Party won a majority government under its new leader, Pierre Trudeau.
The results of the election were sealed when on the night before the election a riot broke out at the
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The Canadian federal election of 1972 resulted in a slim victory for the governing
Canadian House of Commons, compared to 107 seats for the opposition Progressive Conservatives.
On election night, the results appeared to give 109 seats to the Tories, however once the counting had finished the next day, the final results gave the Liberals a minority government.
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 CNN.com - Chretien calls snap Canadian election - October 22, 2000
In the past, Canadian voters have punished those leaders who have tried to capitalize on their position by calling early elections.
Its strongest challenger is expected to be the newly formed Canadian Alliance, led by Stockwell Day, which is trying to bring together various conservative political parties into a group capable of toppling the Liberals.
Born in Shawinigan, Quebec, the eighteenth of 19 children, he rose to power despite financial and physical obstacles, including deafness in one ear and paralysis on one side of the face from an attack of Bell's Palsy.
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 Canada/US Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The USA has been key to Canadian self-definition from the beginning, for the establishment of the United States was the beginning of the establishment of a boundary that would define Canada territorially.
Indeed, though Canadians are quite properly pleased to be able to claim victory against the USA in the War of 1812, no one doubts that the presence of professional imperial forces was significant in the outcome.
The Canadian team went back to Washington when King's Liberals won the election, settled for a much weaker agreement than the Bennett government had insisted upon, an agreement that is judged to have been more favourable to the US than to Canada.
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 Ed Broadbent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
As a result of the 2004 Canadian election he returned to Parliament as the NDP Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre/.
Broadbent was a university professor when he ran and won election to the Canadian House of Commons from Oshawa in the 1968 Canadian election1968 general election.
Under his leadership, the NDP reached its highest number of seats (43) in the 1988 Canadian election1988 federal election/.
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 Canadian federal election, 1974 - Art History Online Reference and Guide
The Canadian federal election of 1974 was held on July 8 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
A key issue in the election was controlling spiralling inflation.
After the election, Social Credit leader Caouette invited Jones to join the Socred caucus, which would have given that party enough members for official status.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/1974_Canadian_election   (446 words)

  
 Canadian election surveys and data
Canadian census and election data, 1908-1968, 1968-1974, 1979-1984.
Includes names of all the candidates to all the federal elections as well as a description of all the ridings.
The objective of the Archive is to systematically collect election statistics in as much detail as possible, including, as a minimum, the results at the level of the individual election districts in which votes are converted into seats.
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