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  Encyclopedia: New Brunswick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
New Brunswick is bounded on the north by Quebec's Gaspé Peninsula and Chaleur Bay and on the east by the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and Northumberland Strait.
New Brunswick was one of the four original provinces of Canada formed with Confederation in 1867.
Following Confederation, New Brunswick suffered the effects of an economic downturn precipitated by the Great Fire of 1877 in Saint John and the decline of the sailing shipbuilding industry, and compounded by the global recession sparked by the Panic of 1893.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/New-Brunswick   (10275 words)

 New Brunswick Liberal Association biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The New Brunswick Liberal Association (NBLA) is one of the two major political parties in the Canadian provice of New Brunswick.
During the 1960s, the Liberals under Louis Joseph Robichaud were instrumental in bringing Acadians into the mainstream of life in New Brunswick, declaring the province to be officially bilingual.
Between 1978 and 1982 the Liberals had four different leaders and suffered their worst defeat in modern electoral (since parties were legally recognized in 1935) history.
new-brunswick-liberal-association.biography.ms   (1271 words)

 Shawn Graham biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Liberal leader Camille Theriault resigned in March of 2001 and a leadership convention was set from May of 2002.
Though Graham's Liberal Party of New Brunswick and the PCs were near each other in the polls, Graham was a relative unknown and trailed Premier Bernard Lord by significant margins.
He named a new chief of staff and replaced a third of his staff on October 28, 2004 while pledging to defeat the government and force an election in the next session of the legislature.
shawn-graham.biography.ms   (415 words)

 Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick is a right-of-centre political party in New Brunswick, Canada.
In the 1860s, both the Conservative and Liberal parties split over the issue of Canadian confederation, and were replaced by the Confederation Party and the Anti-Confederation Party.
By 1870, the pro-Confederation party became generally known as the Liberal-Conservatives or just "Conservatives", and were aligned with the national Conservative Party of Sir John A. Macdonald.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Progressive_Conservative_Party_of_New_Brunswick   (354 words)

 New Democratic Party - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Party has never governed Canada, but has wielded considerable influence during times of federal minority governments (which is the current government in Canada, under the Liberal Party of Canada), and has governed several provinces and a territory.
He was elected at the party's convention in Toronto on January 25, 2003, defeating his nearest rival, longtime MP Bill Blaikie, on the first ballot with 53.5% of the vote.
Unlike other federal parties, the NDP is integrated with its provincial and territorial party, such that a member of the federal party is a member of the provincial or territorial party where he or she resides.
www.netlexikon.akademie.de /NDP.html   (1427 words)

 Landslide victory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In politics, a landslide victory (short form: landslide) is the victory of a candidate or political party by an overwhelming majority in an election.
Landslides can occur when one candidate or party is perceived as far superior to their opponents, through unfair elections, or by imperfect voting counting systems.
New Brunswick general election, 1987, in which the Liberal Party of New Brunswick won every seat in the legislature
www.northmiami.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Landslide_victory   (317 words)

 The Dominion: Freedom of the Press is for Those Who Own One   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Living in New Brunswick where all of the English language daily papers are owned by a single large capitalist enterprise means that the voice of the corporate world speaks loudly and the coverage of labour focuses on confrontational and controversial events such as strikes in which labour is scapegoated.
Thus when the national news media fall into line with the Irvings’ account of their own controversies, no one is provided with the range of opinion and perspective that is the heart of informative and independent journalism in a democratic society.
In conclusion, monopoly media in New Brunswick has resulted in a situation where we are left with generic news content in which contextualized and critical discussions of important social and economic issues that affect the lives and livelihoods of neighbours and families are addressed in a skewed and self-serving manner.
dominionpaper.ca /features/2003/11/10/freedom_of.html   (2630 words)

 Liberal --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the middle ground between the dominant Labour Party and the Conservative Party, the Liberal Democrats occupy a centre-left, libertarian position.
It was the major party in opposition to the Conservatives until 1918, after which it was supplanted by the Labour Party.
Canadian public official, born in Apohaqui, N.B.; LL.B., University of New Brunswick 1974; member of the Organization and Planning Committees of the Liberal party of New Brunswick 1974–81; elected to Chatham Legislative Assembly 1982; elected leader of the Liberal party for New Brunswick 1985; reelected to Legislative Assembly 1987; premier of New Brunswick...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9048112?tocId=9048112   (873 words)

 Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick - Premiers Since Confederation
He was named interim Leader of the Liberal Party of New Brunswick on August 15, 1983, and retained that position until March 4, 1985.
As the unanimous choice of the Liberal Caucus to succeed the retired Frank McKenna, he was sworn in as New Brunswick's 28th Premier.
While Premier of New Brunswick only briefly, his contributions to the province, as a respected member who held various positions while in government and in opposition, spanned more than 20 years.
www.gnb.ca /legis/publications/tradition/premiers/frenetter-e.asp   (480 words)

 Tuesday, September 19, 1995 -- STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS (226)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Speaker, I congratulate the Liberal Party of New Brunswick and Premier Frank McKenna for a decisive victory at the polls on September 11.
The citizens of New Brunswick have reaffirmed their commitment to the provincial government's vision of job creation growth.
The former official opposition party, the Confederation of Regions, is a party that opposes bilingualism both in Canada and in New Brunswick.
www.parl.gc.ca /35/1/parlbus/chambus/house/debates/226_95-09-19/226SM1E.html   (2260 words)

 Edited Hansard * 1505 * Number 012 (Official Version)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
During 10 of the 12 years that Frank McKenna was in the New Brunswick legislature, I had the opportunity to serve in the adjacent legislature in Nova Scotia.
Speaker, as has been mentioned in the House by the prime minister and the leader of the official opposition party, Premier Frank McKenna will be stepping down effective October 13, which is the 10th anniversary of his leadership of the Liberal Party of New Brunswick.
He said when he was elected as the leader of the Liberal Party that he was going to be there for 10 years and that was it.
www.parl.gc.ca /36/1/parlbus/chambus/house/debates/012_1997-10-07/han012_1505-e.htm   (564 words)

 My Blahg
You'll find a new one and before you know it, you'll be having such a good time with it that you'll forget all about this old site.
I need some help setting up my new website, so this post will remain at the top of the page until myblahg.com is up and running; which will hopefully be by September 4 to coincide with my 2nd blahgiversary.
All party leaders are going to talk about how they'll defend health care without giving any real specifics...the only way this issue can be a winner for Layton is if he actually has some substance to his politics to match the rhetoric.
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 CTV.ca | New Brunswick election date set for June 9
The once-mighty Liberals had only seven seats and Elizabeth Weir, the leader of the NDP, was the sole member of her party in the legislature.
New Brunswick has experienced the highest cost of living increases in Canada, fuelled mainly by huge hikes in automobile insurance premiums, which rose by an average of 71 per cent last year.
Weir is appealing to New Brunswickers to restore a sense of balance in the legislature, which has had lopsided majorities since 1987.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1052574969425_156?hub=TopStories   (793 words)

 Sport New Brunswick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Beginning in 2004-2005, school districts will be given the flexibility to hire a portion of the new teachers to meet a broader range of educational needs such as art, music and physical education.
New Brunswick currently supports only 19 full time paid staff positions for sport and recreation organizations while many other sport related organizations operate on a part-time or volunteer basis.
I did a Bachelor’s in Physical Education so I am concerned when I hear that New Brunswick children are among the most obese and least active in our schools.
www.sport.nb.ca /snb/en/news/show_article.aspx?ID=61   (1375 words)

 CBC - Canada Votes 2004
Located in southeast New Brunswick, this riding consists of the city of Moncton and the neighbouring towns of Riverview and Dieppe.
Liberals have held this seat since the 1988 victory of George Rideout (who won again in 1993).
He has served on several boards including the New Brunswick branch of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the Chamber of Natural Resources of Nova Scotia and is a past president of the Canadian Diamond Drilling Association.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/riding/029   (690 words)

 Frank McKenna biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Francis Joseph (Frank) McKenna (born January 19, 1948 in Apohaqui, New Brunswick, Canada) was a Premier of New Brunswick.
A few years later, he entered provincial politics in 1982 when he was elected to the New Brunswick legislative assembly.
He became leader of the provincial Liberals in 1985, and won the largest electoral victory in Canadian history in 1987 when his party won every seat in the legislature.
frank-mckenna.biography.ms   (363 words)

 Mapleleafweb.com: Spotlight - 2003 New Brunswick Election: The Aftermath
On June 9, 2003, New Brunswick voters went to the polls and sent a strong message to Premier Bernard Lord’s Progressive Conservative government.
Prior to the election, the Progressive Conservative Party held a commanding legislative majority with 47 of 55 seats, and were riding high in public opinion.
The Liberal Party was able to capitalize on voter anger regarding this issue and the government’s inability to address it properly.
www.mapleleafweb.com /education/spotlight/issue_36   (220 words)

 Mapleleafweb.com: Voter Almanac - New Brunswick Provincial Election Information
In October of 1997, at age 32, Lord was elected leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick.
In 2002, Graham was elected Leader of the Liberal Party of New Brunswick and Leader of the Official Opposition.
Weir is an active New Democrat at the federal level, as she has served as a member of the Executive of the Federal Party, and is a member of its Federal Council.
www.mapleleafweb.com /election/quick/nb.html   (525 words)

 cric.ca - Canada's Portal - Quick Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On June 7, 1999, Bernard Lord led his party to the greatest Progressive Conservative victory in New Brunswick history, sweeping 44 of the province's 55 seats and becoming, at the age of 33, the province's youngest elected premier.
On June 9, 2003, a chastened Bernard Lord says he has heard New Brunswickers and vowed to continue to fight for the people of the province.
Premier Lord and his Progressive Conservatives managed to hang on as the government in New Brunswick, despite a massive drop in the popular vote.
www.cric.ca /en_html/guide/provinc_elections/newbrunswick_elec.html   (312 words)

 CRFA - Issues - New Brunswick Election 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
CRFA has asked the major political parties to respond to the six questions that appear on the Menu of Issues.
All parties received the questions with a request to return their answers in a timely manner to allow CRFA to post their responses for constituents to read before June 9th.
The New Brunswick Liquor Corporation is strengthening its liaison activities with the foodservice and beverage industry, and there will also soon be upcoming consultations with the industry on ways in which NBLC can provide better, more cost-efficient services.
www.crfa.ca /issues/elections/newbrunswick/issues_newbrunswickelection_wherethepartiesstand.htm   (1390 words)

Grey Party members across Canada are united on the Health Care issue and will not stand for American style health care.
The Grey Party was founded in January 2002, by Jim Webb from New Brunswick and has not slowed down since.
The Grey Party is not a one issue party, but we are launching an all out campaign on Health Care in Canada.
www.geocities.com /graypartycanada/index   (297 words)

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Percy Barrett, Opposition Liberal MHA for the District of Bellevue, says he is optimistic following a meeting yesterday with three government Ministers to discuss the need for community enhancement projects in the Arnold’s Cove area to help residents ease the burden of income lost due to the downsizing of the local fish plant.
The selection of a new leader will ensure Liberals are strong, united and ready to challenge the Williams Government in the next provincial election.
In the meantime, our party will continue to provide a strong and effective Opposition to ensure this government is challenged on a daily basis for the poor decisions they have made.
www.liberal.nf.net   (786 words)

 Gay News From 365Gay.com
If her party wins the next provincial election she would become the first out premier in Canada.
Lord is the leader of New Brunswick's Conservative Party and the sitting premier.
To many people in New Brunswick she is best known for her battle with Fredericton Mayor Brad Woodside, who refused to proclaim Gay Pride Week.
www.365gay.com /newscon05/09/092705ndpLeader.htm   (403 words)

 Free Press News : Printable Format   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
McKenna, who has been board member of CanWest since July 1999, was the leader of the New Brunswick Liberal party when it governed the Atlantic province from 1987 to 1997.
Asper, who died on Oct. 7, led the Manitoba Liberal party in the early 1970s.
He had already been succeeded as CanWest's chief executive by son Leonard, but analysts were uncertain who would take on the chairman's role.
www.freepress.net /news/print.php?id=1482   (292 words)

 Embassy Washington :: The Ambassador   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1982 he was elected to the New Brunswick Legislative Assembly and in 1984 he became leader of the Liberal Party of New Brunswick.
During his leadership of New Brunswick, that province was awarded an International Year of the Family Patron Award by the United Nations Secretariat for the International Year of the Family in 1995.
Ambassador McKenna was born in Sussex, New Brunswick on January 19, 1948.
www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca /can-am/washington/ambassador/default-en.asp   (578 words)

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