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  canadian federal election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Canadian federal elections are nation-wide votes that are held to decide who will govern Canada.
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 federal election, 1993 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian federal election of 1993 was held on October 25, 1993.
The election was called by new Progressive Conservative Party leader Kim Campbell, near the end of her party's five year mandate.
The 1988 election had been almost wholly focused on the issue of the Free Trade Agreement with the United States, and similarly the 1993 election was preceded by the agreement on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
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 Encyclopedia: Canadian federal election, 1979
The Canadian federal election of 1878 resulted in the end of Canada suffered an economic depression during Mackenzies term, and his party was pounished by the voters for it.
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.
The Canadian federal election of 1979 was held on May 22, 1979 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
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 Canadian federal election, 2004 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian federal election, 2004 (more formally, the 38th general election), was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
On election day, polling times were arranged to allow results from most provinces to be announced more or less simultaneously, with the exception of Atlantic Canada, whose results were known before the close of polling in other provinces.
Although on the eve of the election the party was polling slightly ahead of the Liberals everywhere west of Quebec, it had dropped in support, polling behind or an par with Liberals everywhere except Alberta and British Columbia, where it held onto its traditional support.
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 Canadian federal election, 1968 - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Canadian federal election of 1968 was held on June 25, 1968 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
This election was the last time that the 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 St.
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 Canadian_federal_election,_2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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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 Scarborough East - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scarborough East was a Canadian electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1968 to 2003, and has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999, and on Toronto City Council.
The federal electoral district was abolished in 2003 when it was redistributed between Pickering—Scarborough East and Scarborough—Guildwood ridings.
Since the last provincial election was held prior to redistribution, it remains a provincial seat and is represented by Liberal Mary Anne Chambers.
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 Encyclopedia: Canadian federal election, 1926
In the 1925 federal election, Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King's Liberal Party of Canada won fewer seats in the Canadian House of Commons than the Conservative Party of Arthur Meighen.
Note in particular the election results in Manitoba, where Meighen's party captured almost 40 percent of the vote, twice the vote share of any other party, but no seats.) He was able to govern with the support of Liberal-Progressive Members of Parliament.
Byng returned to Britain at the end of the year and was raised to the rank of Viscount as an expression of confidence in him.
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 Canadian federal election, 1968 -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Canadian federal election of 1968 was held on June 25, 1968 to elect members of the (additional info and facts about Canadian House of Commons) Canadian House of Commons.
This election was the last time that the (additional 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 (additional info and facts about St. Jean Baptiste Day) St.
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 Canadian federal election, 1968   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Trudeau, who was a relative unknown until he was appointed to the cabinet by Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, had won a surprise victory over Paul Martin Sr in the party's leadership election earlier in 1968.
On the left, legendary socialist Tommy Douglas led the NDP, but the party had difficulty running against the left leaning Trudeau, who was himself a former supporter of the NDP.
Canadian federal elections Canadian federal election results (1960-1979)
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 Canadian federal election, 1979 -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The (A river rising in northeastern New Mexico and flowing eastward across the Texas panhandle to become a tributary of the Arkansas River in Oklahoma) Canadian federal election of 1979 was held on May 22, 1979 to elect members of the (additional info and facts about Canadian House of Commons) Canadian House of Commons.
This resulted in the (additional info and facts about 1980 election) 1980 election, in which the PCs were defeated by the resurgent Trudeau Liberals.
This election was the last in which the (additional info and facts about Social Credit Party of Canada) Social Credit Party of Canada won seats.
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 Canadian federal election, 1974 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
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 Canadian federal election - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Elections can be called by the ruling party at any time and must be called within five years of the last election.
The most recent instance of this was the 1988 election, which was proclaimed by most parties to be a referendum on free trade with the United States.
The next Canadian election is expected in the spring of 2004.
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 Canadian_federal_election,_1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Canadian federal election of 1997 was held on June 2, 1997, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
Chretien's decision to hold an early election (one of the shorter mandates when a majority government called an election) did not help, while Manitoba was still recovering from a devestating Red River Flood earlier in the year.
Commentators on election night even predicting a minority government, although the Liberals were secure in forming the next administration due to a divided opposition.
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 Canadian federal election, 1972   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Canadian federal election of 1972 was held on October 30, 1972 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
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 and left the New Democratic Party led by David Lewis holding the balance of power.
The election was the second fought by Liberal leader Pierre Trudeau.
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 OpinionJournal - Featured Article
After their victory, the federal government then spent scores of millions of dollars promoting the Canadian flag and other evidences of the federal system in Quebec, to the great benefit of the vacuum cleaners of Liberal Party patronage in that province.
Chrétien is the only Canadian prime minister ever to have been elected to the office and ejected from it in midterm by his own party, as his talented finance minister, Paul Martin, relentlessly undermined his position.
What makes them Canadian are their generous social programs, relatively (to the U.S.) high taxes to pay for them, and the endless repetition of the mantra that Canadians are not Americans, despite being practically indistinguishable from Americans from Northern states.
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 True Patriot - Canadian Conservative Club : Canada's Conservative Choice Online http://www.geocities.com/CanConCluTruPat
Canadian Grassroots.ca is a non-partisan membership organization dedicated to ensuring that there are truly grassroots based major political parties in Canada at the federal and provincial levels.
Canadian Grassroots.ca want to be able to elect our party leaders, national councils, local riding boards of directors, Members of Parliament, and Senators in an open and democratic fashion, based upon one vote per member, and to have a say in all major decisions affecting our lives, our local communities, and our country.
Canadian Grassroots.ca remembers the Reform movement was born in the late 80's and early 90's to establish a new, innovative grassroots-driven major political party.
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Under new provisions of the Canada Elections Act that took effect on May 14, 2004, the party need only nominate one candidate in order to qualify for
Conservative Party of Canada, the Progressive Canadian Party was formed by former Progressive Conservatives who opposed the merger.
The new party's official logo and initials are similar to that of the old party, apparently in an effort to capitalize on the well known PC brand name.
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 Canadian federal election, 1921 - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Canadian federal election of 1921 was held to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
Since the 1911 election, the country had been governed by the Conservatives, first under the leadership of Robert Borden, and then under Arthur Meighen.
The election was the first in which the majority of Canadian women were allowed to vote.
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 Canadian Federal Election, 1953 Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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The Canadian federal election of 1953 was held to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
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 The National Debate - Trudeau's Omnibus Bill: Challenging Canadian Taboos - CBC Archives
He immediately calls for a federal election and in the process the Omnibus Bill dies on the Order paper.
The NDP won 22 seats in the election, even though Tommy Douglas was defeated in his riding.
He was later elected to the House in a by-election.
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 UNB Libraries -- Government Documents, Data and Maps
Note that as a member institution of an ICPSR Federation, authorized users of UNB Libraries are eligible for subsidies at ICPSR for courses.
Canadian Election Study, 1993: Incorporating the 1992 Referendum on the Charlottetown Accord
Canadian National Election Study, 2000 [Note that this survey is not held by ICPSR but was produced by ISR and is listed here for convenience.]
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 Canadian federal election, 1874 - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Canadian federal election of 1874 was held on January 22, 1874, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
The Tories were unable to recover from the scandal and lost the election as a result.
The election was the first to use secret ballots in Canada.
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 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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 April 20 - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1968 - A South African Airways Boeing 707 crashes during takeoff at Windhoek, South-West Africa killing 122
1968 - The Liberal Party of Canada led by Pierre Trudeau wins the Canadian Federal Election
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