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  Canadian federal election, 1993 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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).
This election was conducted under a single-member plurality (or first past the post) system in which the country was carved into 295 electoral districts with each one electing one representative to the Parliament of Canada.
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 Miguel Figueroa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Canadian federal election, 1988: Figueroa ran in the riding of Halifax, and finished 5th in a field of 7 candidates with 151 votes.
Canadian federal election, 1997: Figueroa ran as an independent in the riding of Davenport, and finished 7th in a field of 8 with 194 votes.
Canadian federal election, 2004: Figueroa ran in the riding ot East York-Beaches in Toronto, and finished 7th in a field of 8 with 62 votes.
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 Canada Encyclopedia Article @ VariedTastes.com (Varied Tastes)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Canadian federal election of 1993 was held on October 25, 1993.
Canadian skier Erik Guay announces that he'll miss the Olympic downhill Sunday because of a severely bruised calf and an inflamed knee.
Canadian citizenship was first distinguished from the notion of British Subjects in 1947; judicial appeals to the British Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) had been ended in criminal matters in 1875 with the establishment of the Supreme Court of Canada.
www.variedtastes.com /encyclopedia/Canada   (4168 words)

 Canadian federal election results (1980-1999) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian federal election, 1988 - 34th General Election
Canadian federal election, 1993 - 35th General Election
Canadian federal election, 1997 - 36th General Election
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_federal_election_results_(1980-1999)   (100 words)

 Election Resources on the Internet: Federal Elections in Canada - Elections to the House of Commons
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 dominated Canadian federal politics from 1993 to 2006.
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.
From 1993 to 1997 the BQ held the second largest number of seats in the House of Commons, becoming the Official Opposition to the Liberal government.
electionresources.org /ca   (2340 words)

 Nelson -Political Science/Contemporary Political Issues, Fourth Edition
The data from the 1997 election study are available on-line; the raw frequencies for a number of variables in their massive survey can be read directly with your browser, or you can download the full data set in SPSS format to analyze on your own computer.
Elections Canada provides the interim election results for the country as a whole, by province and by major metropolitan area.
Canadian Elections offers a table comparing the votes and seats won by parties on a national and provincial basis.
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 Canadian federal election at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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.
The next Canadian election is expected in the spring of 2004.
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 Free Essay The Four Political Parties of Canada
Even to the casual Canadian political observer, the NDP is generally regarded as the party at the bottom of the political barrel at the federal level.
In the last Canadian federal election in 1993 under the leadership of Audrey McLoughlin, the NDP went from holding 43 seats in the House of Commons to only 9.
Since the federal election has not been called yet, it has yet to be seen whether or not the Canadian public has lost any faith in the current Prime Minister.
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 CBC News Indepth: Same Sex Rights
The federal court lifts the country's ban on homosexuals in the military, allowing gays and lesbians to serve in the armed forces.
On June 3, 1993, the Senate passes Bill S-15, another attempt at adding "sexual orientation" to the Canadian Human Rights Act, but the bill doesn't make it to the House of Commons because Parliament is dissolved for the 1993 federal election.
Two men, a Canadian Forces sergeant and a warrant officer, are married in the chapel at CFB Greenwood, N.S., in the military's first gay wedding.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/samesexrights/timeline_canada.html   (4287 words)

 1997 Canadian Federal  Election Results
When you examine the results of the 1997 elections, bear in mind that the party standings at the time of dissolution in October 2000 were rather different.
Voter turnout for the elections held between 1984 and 1997, both nationally and for each province, is available at Elections Canada.
The Canadian Election Study team have written a number of articles on voting behaviour in the 1997 federal election which are now available in full text on-line, including:
www.sfu.ca /~aheard/elections/1997-results.html   (259 words)

 Online NewsHour: Parliamentary Elections in Canada -- November 28, 2000
Canadian television was able to call the election early last evening.
And Stephen Clarkson is a professor of political economy at the University of Toronto, and is a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington.
So at the federal level the bloc is not in good shape, but it's only a proxy for what really counts, which is the Independence Party which is in power in Quebec city, the capital of the province of Quebec.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/canada/july-dec00/election_11-28.html   (2142 words)

 ISUMA : Unsteady State: The 1997 Canadian Federal Election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Their modest vote loss between 1993 and 1997 was very typical of parties in power (three points, exactly the median for the 16 Canadian elections since 1949).
There is no evidence in the Canadian election survey of voters punishing the Liberals for their shift to the right (as exemplified by cuts to social programs in order to eliminate the deficit).
It’s not clear enough, for instance, whether this election survey and the analyzes that form the core arguments of this book represent a continuation and confirmation of the claims of previous studies, or a significant departure therefrom.
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 Elections Canada On-Line | Past Elections
In the case of an election by acclamation, for instance, the number of registered electors on the lists for that electoral district was included in the total number of registered electors for some elections, but not for others.
Voter turnout figures have been corrected where appropriate: to estimate turnout in these cases, the total number of votes cast in a plural-member electoral district was divided by the number of members elected from that district (see Scarrow 1962).
This percentage rises to 70.9 when the number of electors on the lists is adjusted to account for electors who had moved or died between the enumeration for the 1992 referendum and the election of 1993, for which a separate enumeration was not carried out except in Quebec, as the 1992 electoral lists were reused.
www.elections.ca /content.asp?section=pas&document=turnout&lang=e&textonly=false   (368 words)

 Goldstick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dan (Danny) Goldstick is a professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto and member of the Central Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Canada for whom he has been a frequent candidate at the federal and provincial level.
Goldstick is also active in the Council of Canadians, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the National Anti-Poverty Organization.
Canadian federal election, 1993, York South—Weston, 119 votes (winner: John Nunziata, Liberal) (note: Goldstick ran as an independent in this election, as the Communist Party of Canada was not recognized as an official party.
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 The American Spectator
I'll give you one obvious answer: It's the easiest Canadian election for Americans to understand, from their vantage point, in the last 20 years.
The active complement of the Canadian Forces is hovering near 50,000, Canadian sovereignty over its northern borders is violated with impunity, and the soldiers we do have are fighting with embarrassingly outdated equipment.
Canada's cruel federal monopoly on the export of Western wheat, which jails farmers for "smuggling" their own grain across the 49th parallel, might be abandoned or relaxed, as American wheat growers have long desired.
www.spectator.org /dsp_article.asp?art_id=6729   (1283 words)

 Canadian Federal Election 2000
The official Liberal Party response to the CLC Election 2000 questionnaire states that "the Liberal Party supports a woman's right to choose." This is the first time that the party has stated this to be its official position, although pro-life Liberals say that its Chretien's policy, not theirs.
Since taking office in 1993, Chretien has repeatedly refused to open the abortion debate to change the status quo, which is abortion on demand.
They are the Canadian Action Party (CAP), led by Paul Hellyer, the Communist Party (Miguel Figuera), the Green Party (Joan Russow), the Marijuana Party (Marc-Boris St-Maurice), the Marxist-Leninist Party, (Sandra Smith), the Natural Law Party (Dr. Neil Paterson and Dr. Ashley Deans), and the Rest of Canada Party (ROC) (Ace Cetinski).
www.theinterim.com /2000/election2000/partyprofiles.html   (2286 words)

 CNN.com - Canadian PM wins election but with minority government - Jun 29, 2004
CTV television was projecting that Liberals would win the largest share of seats but would fall short of capturing the 155 seats needed for a majority in the 308-seat House of Commons.
Martin, trying to carry his party to its fourth straight general election victory, was facing a united conservative opposition for the first time since 1993.
The Conservatives increased their share of parliamentary seats in Monday's vote, but, despite pre-election polls pointing to a horse race, they were still running about 50 seats behind the Liberals, according to CTV projections.
www.cnn.com /2004/WORLD/americas/06/29/canada.election   (543 words)

 Canadian Federal Election Results year 2000
And while Eggleton parades his "respect" for the average Canadian soldiers, hundreds of Canadians veterans are suffering and dying from exposure to depleted uranium during the Gulf War: their pleas for assistance and treatment are treated as "psychological" problems.
Noteworthy in these by-elections is that the smaller parties brought about a debate on the issues and showed in the polls.
Canadian political parties must run at least 50 candidates to enjoy the benefits of registered party status is a reasonable' way of measuring their commitment to the political process.
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 The Cynical Archivist
and their elections "guru") said in a Radio interview last night that support for the LibDems is evenly spread across the country and social classes.
On several occasions when asked whether he thinks he can somehow win the next election, he's stated that "anything can happen with FPTP" citing the Canadian Federal Election of 1993 ("where the Conservatives were reduced to just two seats from a majority government") as his example.
The Canadian Electorate is far, far more volitile than the British Electorate (just ask Gordon Campbell, David Peterson or Bob Rae...) and Class Divisions do not dominate political allegiance (except in the Greater Vancouver Greater Winnepeg areas...
thecynicalarchivist.blogspot.com   (1128 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.
www.chass.utoronto.ca /datalib/major/election.htm   (657 words)

 Election 2006
Canadians have awarded Tory Leader Stephen Harper with a minority government, putting an end to more than 12 years of Liberal rule.
Despite predictions that Canadians would turn a cold shoulder to a mid-winter election, voter turnout Monday night was up almost five per cent from the last federal vote.
What Canadians need to know to cast their vote on Monday, January 23, 2006.
www.ctv.ca /mini/election2006   (651 words)

 Free Term Papers on Canadian Democracy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the last Canadian federal election in 1993 under the leadership of Audrey McLoughlin, the NDP went from holding 43 seats in the House of Commons to only nine.
and that Canadians are entitled to trade rules that are fair that secure access to new markets, and that do not undermine Canadian commitments to labor and environmental standards.
The strengthening of the Canadian economic union is crucial to fostering economic growth, the flourishing of a common citizenhood, and helping Canadians reach their full potential.
www.freefortermpapers.com /show_essay/1721.html   (492 words)

 Canada 2004 · News Briefs · June 2, 2004 · Canadian Federal Election 2004
The Liberals will announce a progressive election platform Thursday with promises to add 8,000 new soldiers for peace initiatives, quadruple funding for wind energy, and fund a national child-care initiative, The Canadian Press has learned...
The NDP was also scornful of Martin's day-care promise, noting the Liberals have been promising action on that front since 1993, when Martin co-authored the party's election promises on behalf of Jean Chretien...
David Herle, co-chair of the Liberal election campaign and friend of Liberal Leader Paul Martin told CBC Newsworld Wednesday that he'd leave the post if he was hurting the party's chances of getting elected...
www.nodice.ca /election2004/0602.html   (863 words)

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