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  North American Confederation (Toyotomi) - Alternative History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The North American Confederation (in full, the Confederation of Eastern British North America) is a confederation of former British colonies in the eastern part of North America.
The Confederation's Head of State is the King of the Commonwealth of British Nations, currently Joseph I. He is represented by a Viceroy when outside of the nation.
The North American Confederation borders Canada to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Florida to the south, and Arkansas, Misuri and Minnesota to the west.
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 Emeğin Partisi - EMEP - The Party of Labour
Being in a region where the three crisis regions opening to the energy corridors intersect one another, Turkey is the focus of the inter-imperialist struggle for domination.
For trade unions to be recognised as a party to collective bargaining negotiations, they need to have been organised at least 10 per cent of the workers in their sector and 50 per cent in the workplace.
As the revolutionary-Marxist open mass party of the working class, EMEP has been founded on the basis of the criticism and condemnation of these two “right and left” deviated approaches, and as an expression of the dialectical unity of the two sides of the movement and the struggle in concrete conditions.
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 Political parties in Canada
The current policies of the Conservative Party are also somewhat more ideologically "hard-line" than the policies of the PC party ever were, though they have softened a bit as a result of compromises leading to the merger.
At party conventions all the party members in the country (or their elected "delegates") get to elect or re-elect their party leader, and pass various resolutions to alter the party platform.
Of all the "fringe" parties their poll numbers remain highest, and some have speculated the party may eventually unseat the NDP as the new voice of the progressive left.
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 Ontario Election 2003 Voter Guide: Political Parties
Freedom Party would eliminate government price controls on electricity: consumers could instead cap their own electricity price by entering into a contract with an electricity retailer (electricity retailers buy electricity at a price that is sometimes low and sometimes high, but sell the electricity to consumers for a single, capped price per kWh).
Green Party wants private "monopolies" or private "concentrations of economic power" to be regulated if they are "capable of influencing the market for electric power in their favor".
Green Party would place "the responsibility of pick-up, recycling, and reuse of all products and packaging material" on manufacturers: "For example included in the cost of the purchase of a car would be a levy that would be used to dismantle, recycle and reuse the remains of the car".
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 NEW BRUNSWICK,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
This region is highest in the N, where the average elevation exceeds 610 m (2000 ft); the province’s highest peak, Mt. Carleton, is here.
In the highland regions the principal species are sugar maple, yellow birch, hemlock, spruce, and pine.
An exception is the anti-bilingual Confederation of Regions party, which finished second to the Liberals and ahead of the Progressive Conservatives in the September 1991 elections.
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 WRF Policy - 2006 Election Analysis: Replacing the Pan-Canadian Consensus
Some analysts have focused on the regional differences between the west and central Canada; others have highlighted the urban-rural split in voting patterns; still others find most significant the social values and fiscal values which are seen to divide not only Canadians, but even the Conservative party.
If the party's strength was that limited, it would inevitably crumble, as the there are too few natural compromises around which such a coalition can be sustained, especially in the context of minority government.
Symbolically important and practically impossible for the other parties to oppose, cutting the GST has tremendous symbolic significance as a promise that must be kept for the sake of political integrity.
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 uni.ca - Communist Party Unity Policies and Statements
The Communist Party of Canada believes that a democratic resolution to the crisis is urgently needed, and that this would be far preferable to the break-up of Canada.
Parties such as Reform and the Confederation of Regions Party (COR) in New Brunswick, are especially hostile to the rights of francophones outside Quebec.
The Communist Party upholds that it is the sovereign right of the nation of Quebec and its people to ultimately determine the specific form in which they choose to exercise the right of self-determination.
www.uni.ca /library/cpc.html   (8866 words)

  
 Support rises for Confederation of Regions - New Brunswick Elections: Colourful Characters, Pivotal Points - CBC ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The party is running candidates in 48 of 58 ridings, but no one is sure exactly how many seats COR can expect to win.
Confederation of Regions formed the official opposition with eight seats.
MLA Ray Frenette was interim leader (and premier) until the party elected Camille Thériault, a former cabinet minister in McKenna's government.
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 CBC - Ontario Votes 2003 - Parties
The Communist Party of Canada (Ontario), under leader Elizabeth Rowley, is fielding a handful of candidates in the 2003 election.
The Green Party of Ontario was constituted in the spring of 1987, and is part of a larger, international movement to bring the "protection, preservation, and restoration of the natural world" onto the mainstream political stage.
The Confederation of Regions Party of Ontario was founded in May 1990, and is most notable for its opposition to official multiculturalism and the use of French in the delivery of government services.
www.cbc.ca /ontariovotes2003/parties   (1295 words)

  
 Confederation of Regions Party of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The party took 2.1% of the vote in the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
On 17 June 1996, the Chief Electoral Officer of Alberta, cancelled the registration of the Confederation of Regions Party of Alberta and the party was struck from the Register of Alberta Political Parties because the party failed to comply with the registration requirements of the Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act.
The COR Party was struck from the register because two conflicting groups in the party claimed different persons were officers of the party.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Confederation_of_Regions_Party_of_Canada   (883 words)

  
 Manitoba Confederation of Regions Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Manitoba Confederation of Regions Party was a political party in Manitoba, Canada.
It was the provincial branch of the Confederation of Regions Party of Canada, a right-wing organization which sought greater autonomy for Western Canada.
The party, as such, was hopeful of electing candidates to the Manitoba legislature in the general election of 1986.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manitoba_Confederation_of_Regions_Party   (444 words)

  
 Gallery of Significant Western Canadians
Elmer Knutsen, founder of the Confederation of Regions party.
After 23 years in teh NDP party, he resigned in 1984, was removed as vice-chairman of the Manitoba Telephone System and given a tiny, tiny office in the Legislative Building.
Confederation would make the Dominion territorially greater, but would in case of war, be a source of weakness.
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 Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick - Legislative Tradition Part 4
Although a member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) need not be affiliated with an organized political party, historically it has been the case in New Brunswick for members to belong to either the Liberal Party or the Progressive Conservative Party.
The first members of the Confederation of Regions Party were elected in 1991.
The party with the second largest number of seats in the legislature forms the official Opposition, and its leader becomes leader of the Opposition.
www.gnb.ca /legis/publications/tradition/legtrad4-e.asp   (552 words)

  
 Leader of the Opposition
By a resolution of the assembly and subsequently by statute, the allowance for the leader of the opposition was divided between all the opposition parties or groups.
Upon the death of this leader, the two parties had the same number of members and the Progressive Conservatives continued to be recognized as the official opposition.
Although the Yukon decision favoured the former government party, the choice was between the former government party and a third party, not between the former government party and the former official opposition.
www.gov.ns.ca /legislature/legc/opp_lead.htm   (2351 words)

  
 the peak (22/3/1999) news: Liberals consider appeal of election act ruling
In an ironic twist worthy of Shakespeare, the Communist Party of Canada has become the hero of bourgeois liberal democrats across the country by convincing an Ontario Court judge to declare certain sections of the federal elections act unconstitutional.
The 1993 election also saw the elimination of the Parti Rhinoceros, the right-wing Social Credit Party of Canada and the Confederation of Regions Western Party.
Reform Party MP Ted White, also present at the news conference along with Green Party spokesman Richard Briggs, said he wouldn't be surprised if the government appealed the ruling.
www.peak.sfu.ca /the-peak/99-1/issue11/liberals.html   (526 words)

  
 New Brunswick Confederation of Regions Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The New Brunswick Confederation of Regions Party was a political party in the Province of New Brunswick, Canada.
The 1991 election allowed the Confederation of Regions party to sit as the official opposition, and their success prompted pro-bilingual politicians to enshrine section 16.1 in the Charter of Rights to strengthen New Brunswick's bilingualism.
The Confederation of Regions Party had its greatest success in New Brunswick and Canada during a period of considerable tension between the country's and province's francophone and anglophone populations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Brunswick_Confederation_of_Regions_Party   (952 words)

  
 Compendium of Election Administration in Canada - 2003
The Newfoundland and Labrador Party changed the acronym to NFLP and it was accepted by the Chief Electoral Officer.
The party changed its name to Western Reform and agreed not to use colours or a logo similar to those of the Reform Party of British Columbia; this application was accepted by the Chief Electoral Officer.
The party changed its name to Liberal Democrats; this was refused by the Deputy Chief Electoral Officer to avoid confusion with the British Columbia Liberal Party.
www.elections.ca /loi/com2003/content.asp?section=statistics&doc=sta01&flag=false&lang=e   (1294 words)

  
 Canadian Political Parties/Les Partis politiques du Canada
Party of Citizens Who Have Decided To Think For Themselves And Be Their Own Politicians, POC
Parti communiste du Québec/Communist Party of Quebec, PCQ
Parti Municipal Énergie avec Sylvie Surpenant, PME-Surpenant (Ste-Thérèse)
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 Stockwell Day: Where did this guy come from?
It was the precursor of the Canadian Alliance party, the Reform Party, that launched this extreme right wing political platform on to the national scene.
It was the Reform Party's opposition to Quebec's right to inclusion in the Constitution during the 1980s and early 1990s that set the stage.
In 1989, the Confederation of Regions Party (COR), was organized with an explicitly anti-French, anti-Quebec platform.
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 Ontario CoR - Who are we   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The CoR party of Ontario was established in May 1990 and we did quite well in the provincial election that took place a few weeks later.
The "Confederation of Regions" name comes from our recognition that regions of our country have different economic and social interests and we are aware of that fact.
CoR places emphasis on real democracy and the need to ensure politicians do not ignore the people in favor of party solidarity or the self serving need to be re-elected.
home.mountaincable.net /~galloway/cor/who.htm   (83 words)

  
 Canadian federal election, 1988 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Liberal Party, led by John Turner, was opposed to the agreement, as was the New Democratic Party led by Ed Broadbent.
The Western Independence Party ran one candidate in British Columbia, seven in Alberta, and three in Manitoba (although one of the Manitoba candidates appears to have withdrawn before election day).
The moribund Social Credit Party actually fielded fewer candidates than was required for official recognition, but the Chief Electoral Officer allowed the party's name to appear on the ballot by virtue of its history as a recognized party.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_federal_election,_1988   (756 words)

  
 Ontario Leadership Candidates Weigh-In
All nine official parties were asked to indicate what the government, under their leadership, would do to support the horse racing industry and the 60,000 people it employs in Ontario.
The Green Party is committed to changing provincial policy statement to ensure that citizens have the ability to protect their countryside for uses such as the horse industry.
It is Green Party tax policy to shift taxes from green, sustainable endevours onto unsustainable and undesirable ones.
www.standardbredcanada.ca /news/iss0903/ontario.html   (667 words)

  
 We've seen it all before: The rise and fall of the COR party of New Brunswick, 1988-1995 Journal of Canadian Studies - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The author describes the formation and disintegration of the party, in the context of Canada's historical cases of right-wing populist third parties.
Second, it was a protest party with roots in the single issue of "Official Bilingualism." Third, like Alberta Social Credit before it, COR-NB was a populist party that placed high priority on changing the system in addition to changing specific public policies.
Fourth, ideologically the party was "classical liberal" in the nineteenth-century sense, which today is best referred to as libertarian.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3683/is_199804/ai_n8793439   (636 words)

  
 2007 Ontario Election - Campaigns Wikia - A Wikia wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
However, because all parties expect October 4, 2007 to be polling day, parties are expected to begin unofficial electioneering efforts as early as now.
During the campaign of 2003, the Liberal Party - which one the election of that year - promised to close Ontario's coal-powered electricity generation plants by 2007 because of the amount of pollution caused by coal plants.
For example, most of Ontario's parties want the government of Ontario to maintain controls on the prices of electricity, whereas Ontario's Freedom Party and Green Party take the view that, by removing price controls, wasteful consumption will be discouraged[5].
campaigns.wikia.com /wiki/2007_Ontario_Election   (1599 words)

  
 Six will challenge Witmer | The Record.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
One party has only one candidate : Provincial Confederation of Regions Party.
Other parties fielding candidates are: Communist Party of Canada; Family Coalition Party; Freedom Party; Green Party; New Democratic Party; Liberal Party; Libertarian Party; and Progressive Conservative Party.
The following are the candidates seeking election in 13 ridings in and around The Record's coverage area.
www.therecord.com /ontario_votes/ontario_votes_03092011324.html   (285 words)

  
 Confederation of Regions Party of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 1984 federal election, it nominated 55 candidates, who won 65,655 votes in total, or 0.52% of the popular vote across the country.
The Party's greatest success came in New Brunswick, where it held the status of official opposition following the 1991 provincial election, until 1995.
The CoR's Alberta wing nominated candidates in the 1986 provincial election and the 1993 provincial election.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Confederation_of_Regions_Party   (883 words)

  
 List of political parties in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In contrast with the political party systems of many nations, Canadian parties at the federal level are often only loosely connected with parties at the provincial level, despite having similar names.
Until 1903, there was no party politics in the province, and governments rarely lasted more than two years as independent members changed allegiances.
From approximately 1898 to 1905, political parties were active, however, legislative government was eliminated when the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan were created out of the heavily populated area of NWT.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_political_parties_in_Canada   (903 words)

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