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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, 1963 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Canadian federal election of 1963 was held to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
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 House of Commons.
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 Canadian federal election, 1993 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian federal election of 1993 was held on October 25th, 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   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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.
The Canadian federal election of 1882 was held on June 20, 1882.
The Canadian federal election of 1887 was held on February 22, 1887.
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 canadian federal election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Canadian federal elections are nation-wide votes that are held to decide who will govern Canada.
Elections are generally held in either the fall or spring.
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, 1979 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Canadian federal election of 1979 was held on May 22, 1979 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
Although elections in Canada are normally held four years apart, Trudeau deferred calling an election until five years after the previous election in the hope that the Liberal Party would be able to recover some of the support that it had lost.
This resulted in the 1980 election, in which the PCs were defeated by the resurgent Trudeau Liberals.
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 Canadian federal election, 2000 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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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 Canadian federal election, 1867 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Canadian federal election of 1867, held on September 20th, was the first election for the new nation of Canada.
As it was, Brown ran concurrently for seats in the Ontario legislature and the Canadian House of Commons and hoped to become Premier of Ontario.
Elections held in the previous year in the Provinces of Canada, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia focussed on the issue of whether or not to form a confederation.
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 Encyclopedia: Canadian federal election, 1867   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The House of Commons after the 1979 election The Canadian federal election of 1979 was held on May 22, 1979 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
The 1867 federal election, which proved how much canada sucks ended on September 20th, was the first election for the new.) Quebec and Ontario had previously been united as The Province of Canada with Macdonald and George-Etienne Cartier's Liberal-Conservative coalition forming the government.
Canadian Confederation, or the Confederation of Canada, was the process that ultimately brought together a union among the provinces, colonies and territories of British North America to form a Dominion of the British Empire, which today is a federal nation state simply known as Canada.
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 Canadian federal election, 1972 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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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 Canadian federal election, 1965 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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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 York South (electoral district) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The federal riding was created in 1903 and consisted of the Township of York and the towns of East Toronto, North Toronto and Toronto junction.
The riding is notable for the 1942 federal by-election in which newly-elected Conservative leader Arthur Meighen was defeated in his attempt to win a seat in the House of Commons by the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation's candidate (assisted by the Liberals).
For the 1979 election, the riding was redistributed and became York South—Weston.
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 Election Resources on the Internet: Federal Elections in Canada - Elections to the House of Commons
The 38th general election was called in May 2004 by Prime Minister Paul Martin, a former Finance Minister who was elected leader of the ruling Liberal Party in November 2003 and who has been in office since December 2003, when Jean Chrétien stepped down after ten years as head of government.
The Reform Party (which became the Canadian Alliance in 2000) displaced the Progressive Conservatives as the major right-wing force at the federal level, but the party was unable to mount an effective challenge to the Liberals, who have dominated Canadian federal politics since 1993.
Between 1962 and 1980, eight federal elections were held in Canada, five of which (1962, 1963, 1965, 1972 and 1979) resulted in minority governments, as no party won an absolute majority of seats in the House of Commons.
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 Canadian federal election, 1980   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The 1980 Canadian federal election was called when the minority Progressive Conservative government led by Joe Clark was defeated on a motion of no confidence in the Canadian House of Commons.
The motion related to the government's budget, and particularly its proposal to increase the federal excise tax on gasoline by 18 cents per Imperial gallon.
Clark and his government had also been under attack for its perceived inexperience, for example, in its handling of its 1979 election campaign copmmitment to move Canada's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
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 Canadian federal election - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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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 Colin Kenny - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Colin Kenny (born December 10 1943) is a Canadian Senator.
He was on the staff of the Prime Minister's Office from 1970 until 1979, and rose to the position of policy advisor and assistant to Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.
Following the Liberal government's defeat in the 1979 election, he worked as an executive with, until being appointed to the Senate on the recommendation of Trudeau in 1984.
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Overcoming years of negativity, the Canadian Alliance (which had emerged out of the Reform Party of Canada in 1998-2000), and the federal Progressive Conservative party agreed to unite themselves (pending the approval of their memberships by December 12, 2003), as the Conservative Party of Canada (the former name of the Progressive Conservatives from decades ago).
Since the Canadian federal election of 1896 when the mostly French-speaking province of Quebec switched its vote, *en masse*, from the Conservative to the Liberal Party, Canada has been characterized at the federal level by long periods of Liberal government, with comparatively brief Conservative interludes.
Most of the developments in the Canadian state, society, and culture occurring in the wake of Trudeau have consisted of a further extension and pushing forward of his social liberal agenda.
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 Canadian Health Coalition Federal Election 2000: Questions for Candidates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Canadian Health Coalition is dedicated to preserving and enhancing Canada’s public health system for the benefit of all Canadians.
Preamble: Canadians are being discharged quicker and sicker from hospitals and have to pay out of pocket for drugs, tests, equipment, and care.
The federal government’s extension of monopoly patent protection for brand name drugs through Bill C-91 is largely to blame for soaring drug costs.
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 Liberal Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Canadian federal election, 1988 1988 election was notable for John Turner's strong opposition to the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement negotiated by Progressive Conservative Party of CanadaProgressive Conservative Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.
In the June 28th, 2004 Canadian federal election, 2004federal election, the Martin Liberals were returned to governemnt, despite fierce competition from the Conservative Party of CanadaConservative Party led by Stephen Harper.
When the Liberals formed a majority government after the Canadian federal election, 19931993 election with Chrétien at the helm, party unity was assured by placing Martin, whom Chrétien had defeated for the Liberal leadership conventionsparty leadership in 1990, in the crucial role of Minister of Finance (Canada)Minister of Finance/.
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 Canadian federal election, 1984 biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The election was won fought almost entirely on the record of the governing Liberals.
A change from earlier elections was the great disaffection in Quebec with the Liberal government.
The election was a landslide victory for the Progressive Conservatives.
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 Canadian federal election, 1979 -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
(Canadian politician who served as prime minister (1939-)) Joe Clark led the (Click link for more info and facts about Progressive Conservative Party) Progressive Conservative Party to power, but with only a minority of seats in the House of Commons.
This resulted in the (Click link for more 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 (Click link for more info and facts about Social Credit Party of Canada) Social Credit Party of Canada won seats.
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