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  Canada | Koordinaten / Informationen / Encyclopedia of terms - Canada
Canada is a constitutional monarchy and a Commonwealth Realm that formally recognizes Elizabeth II as Queen of Canada.
Canada's two official languages are English and French, spoken by 56.3% and 28.7% of the population respectively.
Canada is known for its vast forests and mountain ranges, and the animals that reside within them, such as moose, caribou, beavers, polar bears, grizzly bears, Canada goose and the common loon.
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 Canada's Official Opposition to found new right-wing party
Canada's ruling party from 1984 to 1993, the Tories were almost obliterated in the 1993 election, winning just 2 of the then 295 House of Commons seats.
Although historically the party of the British Empire, Orangeism (i.e., anti-Catholic bigotry), and Anglo-chauvinism, the Tories have over the past quarter-century embraced bilingualism and championed an accommodation with Quebec's elite, based on granting Quebec some form of special constitutional status within the Canadian federal state.
Canada's oldest political party the Tories are, by contrast, the quintessential establishment party, the party most closely identified with the interests of the Bay Street banking and financial houses.
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  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Conservative Party of Canada (historical)
The roots of the party are in the pre-confederation coalition government of 1854 the parti bleu of George-Étienne Cartier (see also Quebec Conservative Party) and Ontario liberals and conservatives led by John A. MacDonald.
It was out of this coalition that the Liberal-Conservative Party (generally known as the Conservative Party) was formed and it was this period that formed the basis for confederation in 1867.
The Conservatives' conversion to the concept of a welfare state came too late, and the Tories were routed in the October 1935 election, winning only 40 seats to 173 for Mackenzie King's Liberals.
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  Conservative Party of Canada (historical) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The roots of the party are in the pre-confederation coalition government of 1854 the parti bleu of George-Étienne Cartier (see also Quebec Conservative Party) and Ontario liberals and conservatives led by John A. MacDonald.
It was out of this coalition that the Liberal-Conservative Party (generally known as the Conservative Party) was formed and it was this period that formed the basis for confederation in 1867.
The Conservatives' conversion to the concept of a welfare state came too late, and the Tories were routed in the October 1935 election, winning only 40 seats to 173 for Mackenzie King's Liberals.
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 Conservative Party of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the "Tories", is a right-of-centre political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003.
The party is considered by some to be Canada's version of the United States' Republican Party and the United Kingdom's Conservative Party due to their conservative positions.
The Conservatives' announcements played to Harper's strengths as a policy wonk[6], as opposed to in the 2004 election and summer 2005 where he tried to overcome the perception that he was cool and aloof.
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 History of the Conservative Party of Canada - Canadian History
At the time of Confederation, he was again able to detach from the Liberal party a considerable element in support of his policies; and in 1917 the so-called Unionist government of Sir Robert Borden won over the support of a large wing of the Liberal party on the issue of compulsory military service.
The party came into existence in answer to the radical policies of the extreme wing of the Reform or Liberal party; but it promptly justified its existence by stealing two of the planks in the platform of its opponents, the secularization of the Clergy Reserves and the abolition of the seigniorial tenure.
But the Liberal-Conservative party is still mainly the party of economic as distinct from political nationalism within the British Empire, of the industrial as opposed to the agricultural interests in the Dominion, of the English and Protestant elements in the country as opposed to the French and Roman Catholic.
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Canada's four major political parties are the Conservative Party of Canada, Liberal Party of Canada, New Democratic Party (NDP), and the Bloc Québécois.
Canada joined the Organization of American States (OAS) in 1990 and hosted the OAS General Assembly in Windsor in June 2000, and the third Summit of the Americas in Quebec City in April 2001.
Canada occupies most of the northern portion of North America, sharing land borders with the contiguous United States to the south and with the US state of Alaska to the northwest, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west; to the north lies the Arctic Ocean.
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 Conservative Party: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canada is a sovereign state in northern north america, the northern-most country in the world, and the second largest in total area....
The conservative party of canada (french: parti conservateur du canada) is a right wing political party in canada, formed by the merger of the...
The national party of honduras (partido nacional de honduras pnh) is a conservative party in honduras....
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 Historical Eras
Historical evidence for early European ventures to the New World is in dispute, but it appears that Norsemen, including Leif Eriksson, made voyages to the area toward the end of the 10th century.
Conservative elements in the country were especially disturbed by Shays' Rebellion in western Massachusetts.
This split led to the emergence of the Bull Moose Party in the Election of 1912.
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 Conservative Party of Canada - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada) is a right-wing political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003.
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.
The party is often considered to be Canada's version of the United States Republican Party and the United Kingdom's Conservative Party due to their conservative positions.
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 Canada (03/07)
Other examples are Canada’s leadership in the creation of the UN-created International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes--which the U.S. opposes due to fundamental flaws in the treaty that leave the ICC vulnerable to exploitation and politically motivated prosecutions--and Canada’s decision in early 2005 not to participate directly in the U.S. missile defense program.
Canada is a significant source for the United States of marijuana, as well as precursor chemicals and over-the-counter drugs that are used to produce illicit synthetic drugs.
Canada's importance to the United States is not just a border-state phenomenon: Canada is the leading export market for 39 of the 50 U.S. States, and ranked in the top three for another 8 States.
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 Conservative Party of Canada at AllExperts
The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the "Tories", is a right-of-centre political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003.
Although less than three years old, the Conservative Party is political heir to a series of conservative parties that have existed in Canada, beginning with Liberal-Conservative Party founded in 1854 by Sir John A. Macdonald and Sir George-Étienne Cartier which became the Conservative Party in the 1880s.
Former Progressive Conservative MP Rick Borotsik became openly critical of the new party's leadership during its initial months of existence and officially retired from politics at the end of the parliamentary session of spring 2004.
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 Conservative Party Of Canada
The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada PC was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003 Although the party officially ceased to exist after 2003 several members of the Canadian Senate continued to...
Guelph Electoral District of the Conservative Party of Canada.
Calgary Southwest, was one of the principal founders of the Conservative Party of Canada in 2003...
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 CONSERVATIVE PARTY OF CANADA,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Under Stephen Harper (1959–), the leader of the former Alliance, the Conservatives contested the general elections of June 2004 on a platform that emphasized tax reductions, increased military spending, government accountability, and traditional social values.
Liberal party, winning about 30 percent of the popular vote and 99 seats in the House of Commons.
On June 19, 1970, contrary to the predictions of the opinion polls, the Conservative Party defeated the ruling Labour Party in a general election in Great.
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 ipedia.com: Conservative Party of Canada Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Conservative Party of Canada is a right-of-centre political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003.
The party still is 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-Etienne Cartier by virtue of the fact that the merged entity assumed all assets and liabilities of the Progressive Conservative Party.
The Saskatchewan Party was an unofficial merger of the Progressive Conservative Party of Saskatchewan and members of the Saskatchewan Liberal Party, which arose after the collapse of the Progressive Conservatives following the scandal-plagued government of Grant Devine in the 1980s.
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 Slandering Stephane - Filibuster Cartoons - CKA
The Conservative Party of Canada has begun to air a series of advertisements blasting the leadership skills of new Liberal Party leader Stephane Dion.
I can't imagine what kind of corruption would befall either party if there was no counterbalance to it and people on the other side of the floor who stand up and point out the other side of things.
Conservatives know how easy it is to manipulate Canadians with just a little commercial or a sound bite, hence the commercials.
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 Canada's Conservatives: Ready to Govern?
A rift between Harper and MacKay would have proven to be disastrous for the new Party, but they both came forward to deny anything was serious enough to let the party lose focus on their task at hand - the defeat of the Liberal Party of Canada.
More pressing for the new party was its revised policy platform that was agreed to at the convention which managed to incorporate the views of both hard-line and social conservative supporters.
The party agreed with its leader Stephen Harper and voted 74 per cent in favour of the traditional definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
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 Stageleft:. Life on the left side » Blog Archive » What ARE They Thinking?
The Conservatives are probably thinking the same thing as the Liberals: throw a few token bucks at the native population of Canada and hope they shut up until after the election.
The Conservative Party of Canada believes giving aboriginal government the power to raise their own revenues will reduce the cycle of dependency; and that the performance and accountability of aboriginal self-government is enhanced when those who receive services contribute to the cost of those services.
The Conservative Party of Canada supports, in conjunction with First Nations, the creation of a matrimonial property code to protect spouses and children in cases of marriage breakdown.
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 Elections-Canada.com: Ethics in Politics toward Democracy and Social Justice
Protagonists for environmental protection among Green Party of Canada leadership have pinned their hopes on the achievement of "sustainable development".
Paul Martin is the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada.
The leadership of the Cosmopolitan Party of Canada, held a National Press Conference on May 20, 2004 in the Charles Lynch Room in Parliament Hill.
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 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.
However, the Liberal-NDP agreement collapsed in November 2005, and the Conservatives, the Bloc Québécois and the NDP subsequently agreed to introduce a motion of no-confidence to topple the Liberal government.
The Parliament of Canada consists of a lower chamber, the House of Commons, whose members are directly elected by universal adult suffrage for a maximum term of five years, and an upper chamber, the Senate, whose members are appointed on a provincial basis and may hold office until they are 75 years of age.
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 Federal Politics Journal :: Canadian Political News
It's been said that Canada's conservative party is to the left of the US democrats, but in this case, that doesn't apply.
Green Party leader Elizabeth May today called on the federal government to fulfill its legal duty to implement the Kyoto Protocol by coming up with a serious plan for rapid and deep cuts in Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions.
In Canada the historical image of the First Nations people has been one made by the victorious for their own benefit, and for the First Nations people themselves, one that has been very hard to change.
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 Canada
Canada is a constitutional monarchy with a federal parliamentary form of government (operating at federal and provincial levels) and an independent judiciary.
While the first Jews came to Canada in the eighteenth century, the bulk of the community is descended from twentieth-century immigrants, from Eastern Europe and Russia in the first half of the century and, more recently, from North Africa and the Middle East.
The Reform Party, with over fifty seats in parliament, continued to be plagued by accusations of connections to far-right and neo-Nazi groups, despite efforts by its leader, Preston Manning, to cleanse the party of such relationships.
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