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  Sir Charles, Bart. Tupper - LoveToKnow 1911
Shortly before the Canadian Federal elections of February 1887, Sir Charles re-entered the Conservative cabinet as finance minister.
By his efforts the Canadian Pacific railway was enabled to float a loan of $30,000,000, on the strength of which the line was finished several years before the expiration of the contract time.
At the general election in the ensuing June the Conservatives were severely defeated, and Sir Charles Tupper and his colleagues resigned, Sir Wilfrid Laurier becoming premier.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Sir_Charles%2C_Bart._Tupper   (659 words)

  History Since Confederation
But the chief cause of Laurier's defeat in the general election of 1911 was his proposed RECIPROCITY trade agreement with the US, which would have led to the reciprocal removal or lowering of duties on the so-called "natural" products of farms, forests and fisheries.
The captains of Canadian finance, manufacturing and transport excited the naturally strong Canadian suspicions of American economic intentions and, with their support, the Conservative Opposition under Robert BORDEN convinced the electorate that Canada's separate national economy and imperial trading possibilities were about to be thrown away for economic, and possibly political, absorption by the US.
In the federal election of 11 June 1945, held while thousands of veterans were just beginning to come home, Canadians returned the LIBERAL PARTY to office.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /PrinterFriendly.cfm?ArticleId=A0003789   (5480 words)

 Albert Henry George Grey Grey - LoveToKnow 1911
However, he won the seat by a large majority at the General Election in 1880 and, after the Reform bill of 1884 had altered the constituency, sat for Tyneside for a few months in 1885-6.
Similarly he was able to celebrate worthily, in the presence of the then Prince of Wales, the acquisition by Quebec of the Plains of Abraham for public purposes, without hurting the susceptibilities of the French-Canadians.
Of these, the federation of the Empire was the first, and he would only contemplate Irish Home Rule as part of a Federal scheme.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Albert_Henry_George_Grey_Grey   (845 words)

 CBC - Canada Votes 2006 - Voter Toolkit
The Elections Canada definition of this term is almost poetic: "The place of ordinary residence of a person is the place that has always been, or that has been adopted as, his or her dwelling place, and to which the person intends to return when away from it.
Elections Canada used to need that much time to prepare the voters' list because it was sending teams of enumerators to every home in Canada to update information from the previous general election.
The percentage of election expenses that can be reimbursed to parties has been increased from 22.5 to 60 per cent; the definition of reimbursable election expenses has been broadened to include polling; and the ceiling for expenses eligible for reimbursement has been increased as a result.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/voterstoolkit/faqs.html   (6671 words)

 FreeAlberta.com: For An Independent Alberta
The only benefit from the Canadian government of any permanent substance that Alberta received was the ability to control her own natural resources.
If Canadians were the ones who developed the oil industry in Alberta, Canadian ownership would have been much higher and Canadianization would not have been a stated purpose of the N.E.P..
Canadians were allowed their ability to buy or sell in their interests; Albertans weren't.
www.freealberta.com /historical_grievances.html   (1751 words)

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In the Canadian federal election of June 25,
The charismatic, intellectual, handsome, single, and fully bilingual Trudeau soon captured the hearts and minds of the nation, and the period leading up to the election saw such intense feelings for him that it was dubbed "Trudeaumania." At public appearances, he was confronted by screaming girls, something never before seen in Canadian politics.
Images of Trudeau standing fast to 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.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/1968_Canadian_election   (518 words)

 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)

 Canadian Prime Ministers quiz -- free game
The man chosen by the party as his successor was a senator who believed that he was chosen as leader because he thought that he "was not particularly obnoxious to anyone".
Borden was a member of the Imperial War Cabinet and responsible for ensuring that the Canadian troops remained as a distinct entity rather than being absorbed into British units.
He was Canadian Ambassador to the United States in 1946 left to enter the political area becoming Minister of External Affairs in 1948 a position he held until becoming Liberal Leader in 1958.
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=184314   (797 words)

 ICPSR Data Files - U of Calgary
The election studies are designed to present data on Americans' social backgrounds, enduring political predispositions, social and political values, perceptions and evaluations of groups and candidates, opinions on questions of public policy, and participation in political life.
The 1980 Election Study is comprised of several integrated survey data collections occurring at strategically chosen periods in the course of the election year, along with vote validation and contextual data.
Interviews were conducted in-person prior to the 1984 election, and in the post-election wave, half of the respondents were randomly assigned to be reinterviewed in person, and the other half to be reinterviewed by telephone using a shortened version of the questionnaire.
www.ucalgary.ca /~libdata/adc/icpsr.html   (13276 words)

 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.
www.echeat.com /essay.php?t=26038   (3343 words)

 Canadian federal election, 1911 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian federal election of 1911 was held on September 21 to elect members of the 12th Parliament of the Canadian House of Commons.
It brought an end to fifteen years of government by the Liberal Party of Wilfrid Laurier.
The most important of these was the debate over the Canadian Navy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_federal_election,_1911   (516 words)

 Peter Black: The election to make Jean happy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Just about all Canadian federal elections since the dawn of Confederation in 1867 have had a central issue, a theme, or, at the very least, a catchy summary of the outcome.
The 1993 election was revenge time for voters as they vented the anger and distaste with the Conservatives that had accumulated since Mulroney took office in 1984.
Then there are the Chretien elections, the aforementioned gimme in 1993, the last one in 1997, and the one that is already under way but will be called officially Sunday (barring some unimaginable snafu, and since Pierre Trudeau is already conveniently deceased, his looming demise is no longer a factor).
www.pressrepublican.com /Archive/2000/10_2000/10202000pb.htm   (885 words)

 Conservative Party of Canada - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The merger was the culmination of the Canadian "Unite the Right" movement, driven by the desire to present an effective right-wing opposition to the Liberal Party of Canada, to create a new party that would draw support from all parts of Canada and would not split the right-wing vote.
The party is still referred to as "Tory" by the media and retains the tie to the historical Conservative Party of Canada founded in 1854 by Sir John A. Macdonald and Sir George-√Čtienne Cartier by virtue of the fact that the merged entity assumed all assets and liabilities of the Progressive Conservative Party.
Additionally, after the 2004 federal election, Tory Senator Jean-Claude Rivest left the CPC to sit as an independent member of Senate, citing his concerns that the new party was too right-wing and insensitive to Quebec needs and interests.
www.tvwiki.tv /wiki/Conservative_Party_of_Canada   (2621 words)

 The Commonwealth Journal  | Vol 66 Issue 1
Don Black, the federal NDP organizer for Saskatchewan, concurs that when the Liberals began to plummet in the polls around mid-January, it became clear that this would have a direct effect on the voter turnout.
As well, although many Canadians were certainly frustrated with Paul Martin and Liberals in 2004, the Gomery Inquiry into the sponsorship scandal had not yet reached full flight and there was not an overwhelming urge to toss out the Liberal government at this time.
This election was held in the middle of World War One with Quebec and the rest of Canada nearly split apart over the issue of military conscription.
www.saskndp.com /cw/66.1/news.winter-election.html   (879 words)

 Canadian federal election, 1911 - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
The 1911 Canadian election brought to an end fifteen years of government by the Liberal Party under Wilfrid Laurier.
The Tories argued that free trade would undermine Canadian sovereignty and lead to a slow annexation of Canada by the U.S. The election is often compared to the 1988 Canadian election, which was also fought over free trade.
Ironically, in that later election, the positions of the two parties were reversed: the Liberals fought against the Tories' free trade proposal.
www.music.us /education/C/Canadian-federal-election,-1911.htm   (603 words)

 Canada Time Line
Canadians are victorious at the Battle of Queenston Heights (Oct. 13).
Liberals under Laurier (the first French Canadian prime minister) win federal election partly on the Manitoba Schools Question, though his compromises are not instituted until 1897.
Canadians vote "no" in a referendum seeking popular support for the Charlottetown Agreement, intended as a corrective to the Canadian Constitution in the wake of the failed Meech Lake Accord (Oct. 26).
www.hawkshome.net /misc_items/events/canadian_time_line.htm   (8057 words)

 CanadaInfo: Election 2006
The last election was held on June 28, 2004 and the results were finalized on July 20, 2004.
The next election, therefore, had to have been called on or before July 20, 2009, but minority governments typically last about 18 months before an election is called by the Governor General on the advice of the Prime Minister.
nlike in the United States, where an election is automatically held every two years on the first Tuesday in November, federal elections in Canada are held upon the dissolution of the Parliament by the Governor General on the advice of the Prime Minister.
www.craigmarlatt.com /canada/election2006.html   (533 words)

 First World War.com - Who's Who - Sir Robert Borden
His government encountered further controversy through its support for the faulty Ross rifle (which tended to jam in battle and ultimately led to the dismissal of its chief sponsor Sam Hughes, the Minister of Militia and Defence) and there were accusations of war profiteering over the awarding of British munitions contracts.
Consequently at the Paris Peace Conference Borden headed the Canadian delegation; his signature on the Versailles treaty is often deemed to herald Canada's emergence as an autonomous state.
Finally leaving office on 10 July 1920 Borden attended the Washington Naval Disarmament Conference in 1921 as Canadian delegate and served on the League of Nations council in 1930.
www.firstworldwar.com /bio/borden.htm   (425 words)

 SN 456 -Canadian Census and Election Data, 1908-1968; 1911 Census, 1908 and 1911 Elections
Canadian Census and Election Data, 1908-1968; 1911 Census, 1908 and 1911 Elections
This dataset consists of 7 files of Canadian census and election data, each corresponding to a particular electoral period when the number of constituencies was fixed.
The election data include the total valid vote cast and the percentage of the total vote received by each of the major parties as well as a total for all other parties.
www.data-archive.ac.uk /findingData/snDescription.asp?sn=456   (240 words)

 Canadian Conservative Forum - Requested Essay
Brian Mulroney and the Tories won the 1988 federal election over John Turner and the Liberals largely due to their positive stance on free trade.
Harris plods in the area of privatization, believes in a central government structure, and is hardly that radical in his position on social issues.
Federal Conservative leader Jean Charest is a red Tory who believes in the need for big government.
www.conservativeforum.org /EssaysForm.asp?ID=6060   (1237 words)

 Ontario Chamber of Commerce - Ontario's Business Advocate
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce was among a select few to be granted accreditation with distinction status at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting held recently in Markham/York Region.
Businesses in Ontario stop short of recommending governments step in to control the high Canadian dollar, despite the fact that many are feeling the squeeze of the strong currency.
The federal government has made progress towards restoring fairness in Canada in Budget 2007 by implementing a number of the recommendations of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.
www.occ.on.ca   (1579 words)

 CanadaInfo: Election 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The last election was held on November 27, 2000 and the results were finalized on December 18, 2000.
The next election, therefore, had to have been called on or before December 18, 2005, but Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada, dissolved Parliament on May 23, 2004 for the election of the 38th Parliament of Canada on June 28, 2004.
A federal general election was therefore called for June 28, 2004.
www.craigmarlatt.com /canada/election2004.html   (520 words)

 Election 2006
Speller was elected as the first federal Canadian politician to chair the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.
The CPA has been in existence since 1911, and is composed of more than 16,000 members in 172 parliaments and legislatures.
Speller was associate trade critic and youth critic for the Liberal opposition in the House of Commons.
www.ctv.ca /mini/election2006/candidates/35028_LIB.html   (234 words)

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