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  Election Resources on the Internet: Federal Elections in Canada - Elections to the House of Commons
In the ensuing January 23, 2006 general election, the Liberals were defeated by the Conservatives, who emerged as the largest party in the House of Commons, although well short of an absolute majority.
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.
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  CBC - Canada Votes 2004 - Daily Answer - Answer Reference Shelf
Elections Canada recently recommended that federal legislation be changed to allow people to officially decline their ballots, and for that to be recorded alongside spoiled ballots so that the public will know how many people are making a peaceful protest against the process.
Elections Canada commissioned an academic study on youth voters, then used the results to come up with a cutting-edge series of ads aimed at young Canadians and a special section of its website designed to quickly answer the most frequent questions of young voters.
The Elections Canada website says an inmate's home riding is considered to be the place he or she lived before being imprisoned, or the house of a spouse, common-law partner, relative or friend with whom the voting inmate would usually live.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes2004/dailyanswer/answerweekone.html   (13644 words)

 Canadian federal election, 1949 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian federal election of 1949 was held on June 27 to elect members of the 21st Parliament of the Canadian House of Commons.
It was the first election in Canada in almost thirty years in which the Liberal Party of Canada was not led by William Lyon Mackenzie King.
Smaller parties, such as the social democratic Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, and Social Credit, a party that advocated monetary reform, lost support to the Liberals, and to a lesser extent, the Conservatives.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_federal_election,_1949   (230 words)

 Wikipedia: Canadian federal election, 1917 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1917 Canadian federal election (sometimes referred to as the khaki election) was held on December 17, 1917, to elect members of the 13th Parliament of the Canadian House of Commons.
Described by historian Michael Bliss as the "most bitter election in Canadian history", it was fought mainly over the issue of conscription (see Conscription Crisis of 1917).
The election resulted in Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden's Unionist government elected with a strong majority, and the largest percent share of the popular vote for a single party in Canadian history.
en.pediax.org /Canadian_federal_election,_1917   (522 words)

 Embassy Washington
Federalism is a structure of government that offers the benefits of political and economic union combined with local autonomy.
In fact, one of the distinguishing characteristics of the Canadian federation is its marriage of cultural duality with political unity.
The Canadian federation officially came into being on July 1, 1867, with the union of four provinces: Quebec and Ontario (previously united as the Province of Canada), Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
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 Nelson - Political Science-Canadian Politics on the Web/Elections
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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 NEW DEMOCRATIC PARTY : Encyclopedia Entry
In the Canadian House of Commons, it represents a centre-left to left-wing position in the Canadian political spectrum.
Over three election cycles, under the leadership of Audrey McLaughlin (1989-1995) — the first woman to be leader of a national political party in Parliament — in the first, and Alexa McDonough (1995-2003) over the next two, the party underwent a marked decline in popularity, a modest resurgence, and a modest decline in turn.
The NDP was routed in the 1993 election.
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 thetyee.ca Looks Bleak for Third Parties   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 1920 general election, conducted in the aftermath of the First World War, saw a plethora of upstart political parties, many of which were composed of war veterans.
The 1924 general election also saw the emergence of the Provincial Party, an amalgam of disgruntled Tories and the United Farmers of B.C. Three seats were won by the new party, which disappeared before the next contest, although MLA G.A. Walkem won re-election as a Conservative.
It is evident that relatively few cnadidates win election to the legislature under minor party banners, and that many of those who do had earlier won their seats with a different, and often major, party.
thetyee.ca /Election/Battleground/2005/04/18/ThirdParties   (880 words)

 Canadian Geographic: Historical Maps
As in much of North America and Europe, the 1930s were a devastating decade for Canadians, as the Great Depression: Economic depression between 1929 and 1933 when the Gross National Expenditures decreased 42 percent and when one in five Canadians depended on government aid to survive.
By 1935, 10 percent of Canadians were dependent on some form of financial relief, and workers from government-sponsored relief camps were rioting in Regina over wages and working conditions.
He resigned from the federal government in 1944 and became the premier of Saskatchewan, where he remained for 17 years.')">Tommy Douglas's Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) won in 1944.
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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.
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 NDP | Our History
Douglas was defeated in the federal election of 1962, due largely to a doctors’ led backlash at the time against the Saskatchewan NDP government's introduction of Medicare.
She was first elected to the House of Commons for the Yukon in a by-election in 1987 and re-elected in the general elections of 1988 and 1993.
But Canadians, distressed by nine years of government under Conservative Brian Mulroney, turned to the Liberals in the 1993 general election and, as a result, only nine New Democrat Members of Parliament were elected, three less than that required for official party status in the House of Commons.
www.ndp.ca /ourhistory   (2052 words)

 DPLS: Internet Crossroads   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Previous Canadian Election Studies for 1984, 1988 and 1993 can be downloaded at the Institute for Social Research (under Downloads); 1965, 1968, 1972 and 1974 are available from ICPSR (subscription required) under the titles Canadian Federal Election Study and Canadian National Election Study.
The Federal Elections Project sets out to match the precinct-level results of the U.S. federal election in 2000 with demographic data (primarily figures on voting age residents and ethnic/race categories) from the 2000 U.S. Census, generally at the town or county level.
The Lijphart Elections Archive, housed at the University of California, San Diego campus, is a research collection of district level election results for approximately 350 national legislative elections in 26 countries.
dpls.dacc.wisc.edu /newcrossroads/links.asp?cat=Elections   (2457 words)

 Conservative Party of Canada - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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-Étienne 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.
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 CanadianGrassroots.ca   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Canadian Alliance should look at “Putin” flat tax under consideration for a less painful cash flow rich income tax that reduces non-compliance such as avoidance and evasion.
John Deifenbaker said in 1962, "The Federal Government should be out of the income tax collection business by 1963," as instructed by the Supreme Court in the Oct. 3, 1950 unanimous decision in the Lord Nelson Hotel vs. Nova Scotia case because, "It was illegal for Provincial and Federal governments to transfer powers".
Walter Robinson of CTU (Canadian taxpayers Union) estimates it to be $60-70 billion.
www.canadiangrassroots.ca /print.php?sid=511   (2521 words)

 Elections BC -- Important Dates in BC Election History
Canadian citizenship recognized as qualification in addition to being a British subject (SBC 1947 c.47).
Voters in the general election approve a referendum providing a mechanism to recall sitting Members and to bring citizen initiatives before the Legislature or to province-wide referendum.
Elections Amendment Act (SBC 1992 c.72) lowers the voting age to 18 from 19 and eases restrictions on voting day registration.
www.elections.bc.ca /general/history.html   (1531 words)

In early elections, only male property-owners were allowed to cast a ballot for their representative.
Each mega-ward is now exactly half the size of a federal riding (the boundaries of which are now also coterminus with the boundaries of provincial constituencies).
American elections are bought and sold in the corporate boardrooms of the country.
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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)

 ISUMA : Unsteady State: The 1997 Canadian Federal Election   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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).
Perhaps the tight focus on the 1997 election was achieved at some cost to a fuller and more probing examination of the historical context for the election.
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.
www.isuma.net /v01n02/bickerton/bickerton_e.shtml   (1762 words)

 Canada: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
Canada is a federation of ten provinces (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan) and three territories (Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut).
The conflict led to elections in Nov. 1988 that solidly reelected Mulroney and gave him a mandate to proceed with the agreement.
The national election in Oct. 1993 resulted in the reemergence of the Liberal Party and the installation of Jean Chrétien as prime minister.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107386.html   (2105 words)

Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women, Women in Politics: Becoming Full Partners in the Political Process (Ottawa: Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women, 1987).
the 1968 Federal Election in Ontario," in Kruhlak, 267-283.
Gerald L. Caplan, The Dilemma of Canadian Socialism: The CCF in Ontario (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1973).
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 Egwald Statistics — Canadian Elections — 2006
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.
The nineteen Canadian Federal Elections (1949-2006) resulted in eight minority governments and eleven majority governments.
www.egwald.com /statistics/canadianelections2006.php   (1101 words)

 Election 2006
Marc Garneau was born in February 1949 in Quebec City.
He was seconded to the Canadian Astronaut Program from the Department of National Defence in February 1984 to begin astronaut training.
He was named Deputy Director of the Canadian Astronaut Program in 1989, providing technical and program support in the preparation of experiments to fly during future Canadian missions.
www.ctv.ca /mini/election2006/candidates/24073_LIB.html   (319 words)

 Tag » 1949
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 Canada Federal Election 2007  •  Election Results  •  Nodice.ca
Canada Federal Election 2007 • Election Results • Nodice.ca
³ Includes results for the New Democratic Party and Co-operative Commonwealth Federation.
4 Includes results for the Reform Party and Canadian Alliance.
www.nodice.ca /elections/canada/results.php   (116 words)

 Canadian Election Results: 1867-2004
Source: Party Candidates and Votes: Library of Parliament; Turnout: Elections Canada
**Note that the official voter turnout figure in 2000 is 61.2%, but that Elections Canada later realized that this was based on a voters' list that was artificially inflated by almost a million duplicate names.
The actual turnout figure is now estimated to be about 64.1%.
www.sfu.ca /~aheard/elections/1867-2004.html   (127 words)

 Political science (Politics and government) - Canadian Information By Subject
Canadian Network of Federalism Studies (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations)
Canadian High Commission in South Africa (Government of Canada)
Canadian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago (Government of Canada)
www.collectionscanada.ca /caninfo/ep032.htm   (1372 words)

 Canadian Census and Federal Election Data
For a full listing of files available from Data Services, check the UBC Library's online catalogue.
The following is a list of Canadian Census and Federal Election Data files (collected by Don Blake) currently available on the central UNIX service.
NOTE: Some of the data files on the central UNIX service are compressed (.gz) because of their large size.
data.library.ubc.ca /datalib/gen/files_unixg/blake.html   (79 words)

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