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  Canadian Federal Election 2006
Moreover, I would assume that the average Canadian would agree that the Supreme Court can rightfully be seen as being the legitimate interpreter of the constitution even though they are not elected officials.
In conclusion, Martin's promise to amend the Notwithstanding clause, in my opinion, is a last ditch effort to have Canadians remember that Harper is a scary guy who may be willing to ban gay marriage.
I found it interesting that during the debate Harper never made reference to his party's position on gay marriage in Canada even after Duceppe was questioned about the issue as a side point to his party's justification for promoting a new Quebec sovereignty referendum.
undecidedin2006.blogspot.com   (1786 words)

  
 2006 Canadian Election Results
You can compare the 2006 results with the party standings at dissolution, and the 2004 election results; for interest sake, you can also look up election results dating back to 1867.
Elections Canada provides a map of Canada based on the 2006 preliminary results.
After the election results were validated, there was only one constituency subject to a mandatory judicial recount, Parry Sound-Muskoka in Ontario.
www.sfu.ca /~aheard/elections/results.html   (576 words)

  
 xymphora: Canadian election
In their last election, some of their crazier social conservatives opened their mouths and spilled the truth of what they intended to do.
Towards the end of the campaign, they even sent word to their American conservative brothers not to gloat about the upcoming Canadian election result, for fear of alerting Canadians that they were falling into a trap.
Canadians want to live in 'interesting times', and are about to get what they want.
xymphora.blogspot.com /2006/01/canadian-election.html   (1126 words)

  
 Canada Winter Federal Election
Just prior to the Federal election campaign, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Danny Williams sent a letter to the leaders of the Liberal, Conservative and NDP parties outlining 17 key priorities for the province and requesting each leader to identify their level of support for each.
As Canadians were ushering in 2006 and the second half of the federal election campaign it seems like the mainstream media, much of it pro-Liberal Party, is beginning to turn on the party that is commonly referred to as the Natural Governing Party.
As Canadian politicians gird themselves for this winter's election, the Liberals are reverting to their tried and true style of electioneering--buying votes with tax money.
www.canadafreepress.com /federal-election.htm   (3657 words)

  
 Folkstone Design: Canadian Elections
Some of the best observations during this election come from people calling in and comedians who say it like it is. The party leaders turned up the rhetoric and did not let their members speak freely about what they understand as experts in their respective fields of endevor.
Ever the optimist I had hoped that with this election we might broaden our perspective and understand that we are part of a global community, add a little humor, and change the world for the better.
Canadians from all points on the political spectrum, all regions and all walks of life are joining FVC to demand a fair voting system Ð a fundamental requirement for healthy representative democracy and government accountability."
www.folkstone.ca /main/community/CDNElection/CDNElection.html   (3805 words)

  
 The Atlas of Canada - The 39th Federal Election, Provisional Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This map shows the provisional results of the 39th Federal Election, held on January 23, 2006.
The candidate's name is the same as that used for his or her registration with Elections Canada, with the exception that for incumbents (members who had also been members of the 38th Parliament), the style used for their name is that used on the Parliamentary Web site.
When the election results become official (approximately three months after Election Day), the map will be updated and additional information will be shown in "Get Info from Map".
atlas.nrcan.gc.ca /site/english/maps/reference/elections/election2006   (307 words)

  
 Canadian Federal Election 2006 : IMC Maritimes
Canadians have deliberately been dumbed down by the Corporate owned Press to the real issues of the Federal Election of 2006 -as usual.
He further plans to privatize Canadian pensions - it has already been moved from safe Government bonds -to the stock market and is totally exposed to manipulation & plundering.
The only difference between Canadian and American healthcare is the Corporate profit margine and it is the corporations who decide who lives and dies.
maritimes.indymedia.org /mail.php?id=11735   (1210 words)

  
 Opinion polling in the Canadian federal election, 2006 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Opinion polling in the Canadian federal election of 2006 (held on 23 January 2006) showed a long period of variable support for the governing Liberal Party of Canada and opposition Conservative Party of Canada.
This was confirmed on election day when the Conservatives won a plurality of votes and seats, being empowered to form a minority government in the 39th Canadian Parliament.
In the leadup to the 2006 federal election, several opinion polls were commissioned to gauge the voting intentions of Canadians, particularly in the wake of Jean Brault's testimony at the Gomery Commission on 7 April 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Opinion_polling_in_the_Canadian_federal_election,_2006   (825 words)

  
 CNN.com - Canadians choose conservative - Jan 24, 2006
Going into the election, the Conservatives did not hold a single seat in Quebec, having garnered less than 9 percent of the vote there in 2004.
Monday's election was called after Martin's government fell in November, when the Conservatives, New Democrats and Bloc Quebecois teamed up to push through a vote of no confidence.
In June 2004 election, his Liberals were returned to government, but the party lost its majority amid the fallout from the sponsorship scandal.
edition.cnn.com /2006/WORLD/americas/01/24/canada.election   (960 words)

  
 Election 2006: Internet Issues - CIPPIC
The year 2006 promises to be a busy one for federal policy and law-makers, as Parliament and federal civil servants consider ways of dealing with many challenging issues arising from the use of the internet and new technologies.
Old issues such as privacy, spam, identity theft, and copyright law reform remain unresolved, while newer issues such as spyware, digital rights management abuse, lawful access, and telecom policy reform are hitting the agenda.
CIPPIC is posing a few targeted questions on these issues to each party running in the 2006 federal election, so that voters can find out where different parties stand on internet issues that matter to them.
www.cippic.ca /en/projects-cases/election-2006   (671 words)

  
 Issues in the Canadian federal election, 2006 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In previous election campaigns, both the Liberal Party, and the New Democratic Party (NDP) have campaigned to be seen as protectors of Canada's Medicare system.
Midway through the election campaign, the RCMP announced that there was enough evidence to proceed with a criminal investigation into whether a leak occurred before a Liberal government policy announcement on income trusts.
All major parties, except the federal Liberals, claim that there is a fiscal imbalance between the federal government and the provinces, and speak of plans to reduce it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Issues_in_the_Canadian_federal_election,_2006   (2675 words)

  
 CUPE > Federal Election 2006
An election campaign is upon us, with a cynical, nasty flavour to match the harsh Canadian winter.
We believe it is an attempt to bribe Canadians with their own money, and distract voters from what REALLY matters to working families: like investing in improved health care, education, affordable housing, and protection for children and seniors.
Be the person who comes closest to guessing the seat counts in the Jan. 23, 2006 federal election and win a CUPE leather jacket.
www.cupe.ca /www/2006election   (805 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)

  
 A Canadian Lefty in Occupied Land: Election Day 2006
Originally, I had intended to spend no more time on this election than what it took for L and I to walk across the road today so I could vote.
Last night we were watching the returns come in, and at one point a reporter asked some Tory spokesperson to comment on what she thought the meaning of the results was.
She replied that it was clear that Canadians wanted change, but were "not ready to go 'all the way' with the Conservatives."
scottneigh.blogspot.com /2006/01/election-day-2006.html   (546 words)

  
 UBC Election Stock Market Canada 2006
The 2006 UBC Election Stock Market is a financial market in which the ultimate values of the contracts being traded are based on the outcome of the next Canadian Federal Election to the House of Commons in Ottawa.
We are unable to expedite the liquidation of accounts that only hold cash on election day because we require about two weeks to process and transfer all credit card payments and deposit them in our chequing account for distribution.
The writs were returned by February 13, 2006 and are published (or will appear shortly) in the Canada Gazette.
esm.ubc.ca /CA06/index.php   (609 words)

  
 2006 Federal Election Links - Canadian Social Research Links
CCAAC Election Resources include the usual political party and platform links, along with current news articles, links to other organizations and information about child care --- read what the main parties are saying about child care, and the CCAAC response to their platforms.
Canadians have indicated consistently we want two things in health care: A publicly insured system that provides care and promotes health, there for people based on their need, not their ability to pay.
With the Canadian federal election coming in January, I will be providing an ongoing analysis of the party leaders' hand movements during their speeches and debates.
www.canadiansocialresearch.net /politics.htm   (5423 words)

  
 Election 2006 News - Canada
CTV: The federal party leaders have cast their ballots in a vote that will ultimately decide whether Canadians want to continue 13 years of Liberal rule, or move the country toward a more conservative right.
Canadian GGs are consummate politicians or they wouldn't be suitable for the job in the first place.
EdJournal: Election battle draws fire from U.S. An irritated U.S. ambassador to Canada waded into the centre of the federal election campaign Tuesday, firing a political broadside from the Bush administration aimed at repeated criticism from Prime Minister Martin.
www.yayacanada.com /Election3.html   (6379 words)

  
 Federal Election 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
That is why the Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) has identified key issues that have an impact on the challenges faced, on a daily basis, by teachers in their efforts to meet the diverse and growing range of children's needs.
Read the op-ed by Winston Carter, CTF President on why we are involved in these federal elections.
If you're a teacher, why not register with the Student Vote 2006 initiative which acquaints your students with the democratic and electoral process.
www.ctf-fce.ca /bilingual/Election2006/Election.htm   (155 words)

  
 Canadian Federal Election Imminent — Monday Non-Confidence Vote Scheduled
The Globe and Mail reported yesterday that the Liberals are planning to run a negative election campaign that will peak near the end of the campaign during which time they will use most of their advertising budget to trash the opposition.
It remains to be seen whether the Liberals will be able to once again convince Canadians to swallow their skillfully manufactured charges against the Conservative opposition party and leader.
The removal of religious freedom and freedom of expression and conscience resulting from the imposition of same-sex ‘marriage” are seen as a last straw development motivating social conservative Canadians to finally become active in the political process.
www.lifesite.net /ldn/2005/nov/05112508.html   (503 words)

  
 Letters from the Editor in Chief: How the web is changing the way we cover elections
The Poynter Institute, a prestigious school of journalism, scanned the many innovations introduced on election night and presented an exciting glimpse at what may soon become routine in election night coverage.
Canadian filmmaker David McDonald goes in search of the seven square inches of land in the Yukon he believes he has held since he was six years old in the new documentary Cereal Thriller.
Canadian billionaire Jim Balsillie has accused NHL commissioner Gary Bettman of sabotaging his bid to buy the Nashville Predators, according to an ESPN.com report on Friday.
www.cbc.ca /news/about/burman/letters/2006/11/how_the_web_is_changing_the_wa.html   (2465 words)

  
 Egwald Statistics — Canadian Elections — 2006
One can construct a possible scenario for the 2006 election by analyzing swing ridings, where the winning candidate won by a small margin of votes.
The 2006 Canadian Federal Election resulted in a minority government for the Conservative Party.
Over the last nineteen elections, the previous smallest percentage of seats of Ontario and Quebec won by the party forming the government was 49 percent.
www.egwald.com /statistics/canadianelections2006.php   (1110 words)

  
 Human Rights Agenda | Canadian Federal Election 2006
The 39th Parliament that will come into existence after the federal elections of 2006 will function with a minority government.
While human rights were not very prominent in the Conservative Party's election platform, its members do have a tradition of listening to citizens' concerns.
Sending a campaign postcard or a letter to an elected official is a powerful way to get our message across, but direct personal contact between constituents and politicians at the local level is an even more effective form of campaigning.
www.amnesty.ca /archives/hr_agenda_election.php   (2173 words)

  
 Canadian Liberty - Federal Election Campaign, 2006
Go to www.elections.ca and enter your postal code to find information: map of the electoral district, list of candidates and where you vote.
For after the election, please speak out and start a local Libertarian group where you live.
Press Release: Jan 15, 2006 - Libertarien de Scarborough-Rouge River sur la criminalité, le principe de restitution, les affaires étrangères et les libertés individuelles.
www.canadianliberty.com /2006/0113.html   (243 words)

  
 Canadian federal election, 2006 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
* indicates the party did not contest in the previous election.
The parties' campaign slogans for the 2006 election:
Predicting the 2006 Canadian Election by Elmer G. Wiens
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_federal_election,_2006   (3566 words)

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