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  Liberal Party of Canada
I was deeply saddened to learn of the loss of Corporal Nicolas Raymond Beauchamp of the 5th Field Ambulance in Valcartier and Private Michel...
OTTAWA - Environment Minister John Baird’s praise for the latest UN report on the dangers of climate change is meaningless given his lack of action on the environment, said Liberal Environment Critic David McGuinty....
Authorized by the registered agent for the Liberal Party of Canada.
www.liberal.ca /default_e.aspx   (144 words)

  CBC News In Depth: Liberal Party
The Liberal Party of Canada selected Stéphane Dion as its new leader on Dec. 2, 2006, as part of its efforts to rebuild and prepare to face an election battle in the not-too-distant future.
But his decision to move back to Canada in the summer of 2005 was greeted with breathless profiles in national publications, with his future as leader of the Liberal Party of Canada taken for granted.
In 2004, Dryden, as a Liberal candidate, was elected to the House of Commons as the MP for York Centre.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/liberals/leadershiprace.html   (3509 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Liberal Party of Canada leadership convention, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The party's biennial convention, already scheduled to occur from November 29 to December 1, 2006 in Montreal's Palais des congrès, was followed by the party's leadership convention at the same venue occurring December 2 to December 3, 2006.
The 1990 Liberal Party of Canada leadership convention was held on 23 June 1990 in Calgary, Alberta.
The party constitution lays out a process by which the party leader is chosen by several thousand delegates, who are elected by riding associations, women's associations, and Young Liberal clubs in proportion to the number of votes they receive at a delegate selection meeting of the general membership of that association.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Liberal-Party-of-Canada-leadership-convention,-2006   (1208 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Endorsements for the Liberal Party of Canada leadership convention, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Encyclopedia > Endorsements for the Liberal Party of Canada leadership convention, 2006
Endorsements for the Liberal Party of Canada leadership convention, 2006
The candidates for the Liberal Party of Canada leadership convention, 2006 have received the following endorsements.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Endorsements-for-the-Liberal-Party-of-Canada-leadership-convention,-2006   (224 words)

  Canada Election 2004 Voter Guide: Political Parties - Liberal Party of Canada
Falling Liberal fortunes in Quebec have given rise to the possibility that Canada's new Conservative Party (which is very strong west of Ontario, and is poised to win tens of rural and suburban seats in Ontario) may form the next government.
The Liberal Party has no ideology to speak of: it is a party focussed first and foremost on seizing and holding political power, and has shown incredible ideological flexibility in the furtherance of its goal.
Although the Liberal party had promised to "scrap" the GST prior to taking power in 1993, the Liberals changed their mind shortly after being elected: this gave the new finance minister of the time, Paul Martin, a new source of additional tax revenue.
www.mondopolitico.com /elections/canada2004/parties/liberal.htm   (598 words)

  Liberal Party of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits (originally "Clear Grits"), is a Canadian federal political party positioned around the centre of the political spectrum, combining a generally progressive social policy with moderate economics.
The Liberal Party was reduced from a majority to a minority government due, in part, to the sponsorship scandal, in which advertising agencies supporting the Liberal Party received grossly inflated commissions for their services.
In April 2005, David Kilgour, one of the party's two MPs from Alberta announced that he was leaving the party to sit as an independent member of the House of Commons due to the damaging allegations of corruption in the Liberal Party's Quebec wing based on testimony in the Gomery Commission inquiry.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liberal_Party_of_Canada   (4529 words)

 Sponsorship scandal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The opposition parties and several constitutional experts claim that the motion is binding and that the government must resign; the government and several opposing constitutional experts suggest that this motion was merely procedural and therefore cannot be considered a matter of confidence.
As a result, the Liberal government loses a confidence vote in the House by 171 to 133, resulting in the fall of the minority government and triggering a mid-January election after a holiday election campaign that is expected to be dirty and hard-fought.
Quebec sovereigntists—led by the Bloc Québécois in the federal parliament and the provincial Parti Québécois—have cited the scandal as "proof" of institutional corruption and dysfunctionality of the federal government and of the arrogant attitude of English Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liberal_Party_of_Canada_sponsorship_scandal   (2701 words)

 Ukrainian Canadian Congress: Election Canada 2000 Survey Results: The Liberal Party of Canada
The Liberal government believes that Canada must not be a safe haven for suspected war criminals or for persons who are suspected of having engaged in reprehensible activity during time of conflict, regardless of time and place.
Canada's new Extradition Act and war crimes legislation, the Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act (Bill C-19) make it clear that denaturalization and deportation, extradition and criminal prosecution are all legitimate means of dealing with suspected war criminals and personswho have engaged in reprehensible activities during times of conflict.
The Liberal Party is committed to the pursuit of equality of opportunity for all persons and to the enhancement of Canada's unique, diverse and multicultural community.
www.ucc.ca /Election_2000/results/liberal.html   (1740 words)

 Liberal Party of Canada: R.I.P. | The News is NowPublic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A few months ago, a Liberal Party official and blogger raised readers’ ire when he proclaimed that the NDP was dead and no longer needed.
The current leadership campaign is the party’s one and only chance to prove to Canadians that they have learned their lesson, that they will forswear all forms of corruption and always tell the truth.
Liberals are driven by publicity, power and self-interest alone, not by policies, conviction or a genuine concern for the interests of Canadians.
www.nowpublic.com /liberal_party_of_canada_r_i_p   (637 words)

 Responses - Liberal Party of Canada
The Liberal government believes that Canadians afflicted with cancer, or any other debilitating disease, should not have to worry about financial difficulties at a time when their focus should be on regaining their health.
As we have shown in the past, where able, the Liberal party is committed to addressing those hardships with real policies and commitments as we have in the past.
If elected, the liberal party will continue to work with our provincial and territorial partners, including addressing the issues of a standardized formulary and the speed in which drugs are approved, to ensure the health needs of Canadians are being met regardless of where they live.
www.cbcn.ca /english/advocacy.php?show&209   (3217 words)

 American Thinker: Canada's New Liberal Party Leader
Canada has a new Liberal Party leader Stephane Dion, a man barely known outside of his own province, and detested by many within Quebec itself.
He was the heir apparent of the Liberal hierarchy even though he supported the American liberation of Iraq and was known to say "I love the United States" and "I like it there".
When questioned about his absence from Canada for so long, he explained the very reason he came back to Canada and entered politics was to repay the nation for what it had allowed him to do.
www.americanthinker.com /2006/12/canadas_new_liberal_paty_leade.html   (1877 words)

 Liberal.ca :: Privacy Policy
The Liberal Party of Canada is committed to ensuring that the information you provide to us remains private and secure.
Because the Liberal Party of Canada is a national organization, we may share your personal information internally with our provincial and territorial offices, as well as our local riding associations.
The Liberal Party of Canada is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of these websites.
www.liberal.ca /privacy_e.aspx   (642 words)

 Canadian Political Parties/Les Partis politiques du Canada
Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario)/Parti Libéral du Canada (Ontario), LPC(O)/PLC(O)
Parti Libéral du Canada (Québec)/Liberal Party of Canada (Quebec), PLC(Q)/LPC(Q)
Parti Municipal Énergie avec Sylvie Surpenant, PME-Surpenant (Ste-Thérèse)
home.ican.net /~alexng/can.html   (796 words)

 Elections: Part I, the Liberal Party of Canada
The Liberals are Canada's Second party after the Conservatives in senority.
They are the party who was until the recent dissolution of parliament, the party in Power.
In 1990 he was elected Leader of the Liberal Party and was elected Prime Minister in 1993 and again in 1997.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/life_in_canada/50984   (516 words)

 Conservative Party of Canada - SourceWatch
The original 19th-century Conservative Party in Canada became the 20th-century Progressive Conservative Party of Canada though a merger with the Progressives.
Meanwhile, in British Columbia, the BC Liberal Party was formed as an alliance of federal Progressive Conservatives, Alliance/Reform, and Liberals to counter the ruling BC NDP, rising Green Party of BC and other smaller parties.
Federally, from 1993 to 2003 the center-right was "split" between Clark's Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and Manning's Reform Party of Canada, the latter party later became the Canadian Alliance under Stephen Harper, the currect leader of the CPC.
www.sourcewatch.org /wiki.phtml?title=Conservative_Party_of_Canada   (764 words)

 Parti libéral du Canada (Québec)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The organization is a permanent commission of the Quebec wing of the Liberal Party of Canada (Quebec), and includes members between the ages of 14 and 25 years of age.
The principal mission of the Quebec wing of the Young Liberals of Canada is to influence the policies of the Liberal Party of Canada, to better reflect the interests of young Quebecers in the decisions taken by the Canadian government.
Notably, Young Liberals were in the forefront of the moves to consider the legal redefinition of marriage; by proposing as early as 1994, the recognition of marriages between partners of the same sex.
www.qc.liberal.ca /en/commissions/jeunes.aspx   (474 words)

 Arthur: The Progressive Liberal Party of Canada - NDP
This strategy to out liberal the Liberals, is one in which the NDP would seem to be fairly good at.
The less difference there is between the Liberals and the NDP, the less reason people are going to see for casting their vote for the party of democratic socialism.
The party leadership is falling all over itself to recruit young people into the party, to boost its share of the vote amongst 18-25 year olds.
www.trentarthur.info /archives/000713.html   (3158 words)

 The Dominion: How the Liberal Party Works   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Though other parties have not recently experienced the intense and public squabbles over the control of riding associations, their leadership is largely decided by who can sign up the largest number of new members.
Because of the Party's effective legal status as a private club, however, he was unsuccessful (though Eggleton was later shuffled out of Cabinet after it was shown that he had given his ex-girlfriend a $36,000 military contract).
Given all of the inward turns the power structure of the Liberal Party has taken, and accepting the Party does not currently appear to be at risk of losing its majority, it is not clear how Canadians can meaningfully participate in the governing of their country.
dominionpaper.ca /features/2003/08/23/how_the_li.html   (2217 words)

 Liberal Party of Canada to Staff: Stop Smoking Pot or You're Fired!   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Liberal party states that the memo is a fake.
On 12-09-2005 an executive motion from the leadership of the party was adopted that may or may not affect you.
Considering the Young Liberals overwhelmingly endorsed a pro-cannabis resolution at the last Liberal Party of Canada convention, it seems to go against the consensus of the Liberal Party.
www.cannabisculture.com /articles/4607.html   (422 words)

 Liberal Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He was very actively involved in the policy conferences of the liberal party in the early eighties.
He was very true to the party, even when we went through that massive defeat in 1984, and the federal party was faced with roughly 6 million dollars in debt, we only had 40 members of parliament, and we had to rebuild the party from the grassroots up.
This involved thousands of liberals across the country, but from the perspective of the fund raising Fred was known as the extremely good fund raiser, whether at the political level or charity work.
www.fredkasravi.com /html/liberal_party_of_canada.html   (366 words)

 Parti libéral du Canada (Québec)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Canada is the second largest producer of renewable energy in the industrialized world, thanks largely to hydroelectricity.
Canada has long been, and continues to be, one of the safest countries in the world to live.
This website is the property of the Liberal Party of Canada (Québec) and may not be reproduced in whole or in part without express written permission.
qc.liberal.ca /en/presse/communiquesliste.aspx?Mois=10&Annee=2005   (439 words)

 Vive le Canada - Open Letter To Governing Liberal Party Of Canada
Be they Liberal or liberal, New Democrats or democrats, Green voters or voters who want a green country, or even Red Tories searching for a home, these bloggers believe that Canadian politics should move in a progressive direction.
Political parties a vehicles which the crooks use to steal our "government" and by the way Mary,why haven't these well connected ethical lawyers who oversee the party structure, done something to end this corruption, could it be they are the one who are driving the party get a way car.
Canada is fully able to set itself as a shining star, a beacon for all nations to follow...
www.vivelecanada.ca /article.php/2005041305030024   (3010 words)

 Liberal Party of Canada Response to the Questionnaire
Your interest in the policies of the Liberal Party as they relate to these issues is appreciated.
Children have been a priority for the Liberal government since taking office in 1993, and a new Liberal government will be committed to focusing on the best interests of children in circumstances of separation and divorce, particularly with regard to child support and custody and access.
The Liberal government has been working with provinces and territories to create a seamless family law system in Canada including a child-centred strategy for custody and access reform, the Child Support Initiative and unified family courts.
www.fact.on.ca /politics/liberal.htm   (853 words)

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