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  Lists of office-holders Encyclopedia
Current incumbents may also be found in the countries' articles (main article and "Politics of") and the list of national leaders, recent changes in 2007 in politics, and past leaders on State leaders by year and Colonial governors by year.
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 Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (Canada) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (French: Leader du gouvernement à la Chambre des communes), more commonly known as the Government House Leader, is the Cabinet minister responsible for planning and managing the government's legislative program in the Canadian House of Commons.
The Government House Leader works on the government's behalf by negotiating with the House Leaders of the Opposition parties.
Prime Minister Paul Martin's first House Leader, Jacques Saada was also Minister responsible for Democratic Reform, however, with a minority government being elected in the 2004 election, he appointed Tony Valeri to the position of Leader of the Government in the House of Commons with no additional responsibilities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leader_of_the_Government_in_the_House_of_Commons_%28Canada%29   (571 words)

  
 CBC - Canada Votes 2006 - Leaders and Parties
The New Democratic Party was founded in 1961, bringing together the Prairie-based Co-operative Commonwealth Federation and the unions of the Canadian Labour Congress.
When the opposition parties wanted to push for an election after the Nov. 1, 2005, Gomery report, it was up to Layton to decide whether his party would continue to support Martin’s Liberals.
Education is high on the list of priorities for the party.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/leadersparties/parties/ndp.html   (487 words)

  
 Canadian Alliance
The Canadian Alliance was a right-wing party, with strong grassroots and neoconservative leanings.
The union was ratified on December 5, 2003, with 96% support of the membership of the Canadian Alliance, and on December 6, 90.04% support of the membership of the Progressive Conservative Party.
The 2004 Canadian election saw the party retain its social conservatism on matters such as same-sex marriage, but largely jettisoned were grassroots initiatives such as referendums and Senate reform.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/canadian_alliance   (1035 words)

  
 Canadian Women Leaders >> Women's Voices in Leadership
The Canadian government claimed that it would like to change the law, but did not feel it could without the agreement of First Nations people, who were divided on the issue.
In July 1981, the Canadian government began granting exemptions from the UN ruling to Indian bands who requested it and in 1985, despite the opposition of many male-dominated band governments that opposed reform, the Indian Act was finally revised.
Nellie McClung was one of the most important leaders of Canada's first wave of feminism, and she is still remembered for her role in the famous "Person's Case" which saw Canadian women declared persons in 1929.
www.statusofwomen.nt.ca /leadership/cdnwomenleaders.html   (1833 words)

  
 List of Prime Ministers of Canada - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
While there is a long standard tradition of considering John A. Macdonald Canada's first Prime Minister, since he was prime minister after Canadian Confederation, a number of modern scholars, foremost among them John Ralston Saul, argue that Robert Baldwin and Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine are truly Canada's first Prime Ministers.
List of Canadian Prime Ministers by place of birth
List of Prime Ministers of Canada, See also, References, External link, Lists of Canadian first ministers and Lists of office-holders.
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 CBC - Canada Votes 2006 - Leaders and Parties - Issues
Then they merged with the Canadian Alliance, the new name for the Reform Party of Canada, to unite the right in a party that would be named the Conservative Party of Canada.
At one point in the GST debate, legislation establishing the tax that had passed in the PC-dominated House of Commons was stopped in its tracks by the Liberal-dominated Senate.
The whole thing left a bad taste in the mouths of Canadians who were already questioning the value of an expensive Senate full of unelected political appointees.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/leadersparties/gst.html   (940 words)

  
 CAIR-CAN Report Submission to Transport Canada
Charter rights of Canadians without giving them the benefit of due process and the principles of fundamental justice, particularly given that inclusion on this list is not a single event emergency decision but rather a long term deprivation of rights without the opportunity of being heard in an impartial hearing.
Making lengthy watch lists based on subjective and political criteria and then giving the power to add and remove names to agencies that have a vested interest in the national security agenda is akin to asking the fox to guard the hen house.
The process of listing violates the fundamental right of a person not be deprived of their liberty rights without being given the opportunity to respond and challenge the evidence against them.
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 NEWS - INTERNATIONAL - CANADIAN - Comcast.net
The Canadian list could help satisfy American demands that Canadian airlines provide passenger lists for all flights that go through American airspace.
"This list is going to be revised regularly," said Lapierre, adding that the list would be ready by 2006 and shared with all airlines, sea ports and border crossings.
Opposition Leader Stephen Harper said he saw little new in the transportation minister's announcements.
www.comcast.net /news/international/canada/index.jsp?cat=CANADA&fn=/2005/08/05/195152.html   (256 words)

  
 International Cooperative Information Center: Famous Co-op People through the Ages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Was regarded during these years as "Canadian equivalent to Robert Owen - a practical businessman with genuine concern for working people and commitment to social reform." COADY (Father/Monsignor) Moses Michael / 1882-1959 (Canada) Ordained to the priesthood in 1910.
Leader of co-ops in Spain - appointed to Chair of Cooperation at School of Social Studies in Madrid; a member of Spanish Inst.
Beloved by all his colleagues in Congress, Senator Paul Douglas said, "I have seen the eyes of hardened politicians moisten at the mention of Jerry's name, and I believe he is truly one of the saints of the earth".
www.wisc.edu /uwcc/icic/def-hist/history/famous.html   (12991 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Stephen Harper
The Honourable Stephen Joseph Harper, PC, MP (born April 30, 1959) is leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition; as of January 23, 2006, he is the Prime Minister-designate of Canada.
Laureen Teskey is the wife of Stephen Harper, leader of the federal Conservative Party of Canada and Prime Minister-designate, as of January 23, 2006.
The Leader of the Opposition in Canada is the Member of Parliament in the Canadian House of Commons who leads Her Majestys Loyal Opposition (the body in Parliament recognized as the Official Opposition).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Stephen-Harper   (1311 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Peter MacKay
On October 15, 2003, he and Canadian Alliance leader Stephen Harper agreed to merge the two parties, forming the Conservative Party of Canada.
MacKay was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the June 2, 1997 federal election for Pictou-Antigonish-Guysborough, a riding in northeastern Nova Scotia.
Peter MacKay (born September 27, 1965) is the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
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 Premier and Leader of the Opposition
In fact, the Opposition is so much a part of the structure that it has been known as His or Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition.
The nominee is the leader of the largest minority Party within the Parliament, willing to assume office in the event of a change of government either after an election or as a result of a loss of support for the Government in the House of Assembly.
However the Leader also represents the Opposition in providing the support of the Opposition for the Government when a unified stance is in the best interests of all, whether it be for condolence motions, significant formal functions or indeed on matters of shared policy position.
www.parliament.tas.gov.au /tpl/backg/Premier-Leader.htm   (959 words)

  
 The Party Canadian Society and Politics - Harper confirms support for opposition agreement
The Party Canadian Society and Politics - Harper confirms support for opposition agreement
OTTAWA — Conservative leader and Leader of the Opposition Stephen Harper today confirmed his party’s commitment to the agreement arrived at by the three opposition leaders on November 13, 2005, contrary to the impression that might have been left by the CTV program “Question Period.”
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 washingtonpost.com: Man Was Deported After Syrian Assurances   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Arar, who holds Canadian and Syrian citizenship, was en route to Canada, where he lives, from Tunisia when he was detained on Sept. 26, 2002, at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York because he was on a terrorism watch list.
Some Canadians have said the case has raised fears and outrage that a Canadian traveling through the United States could be deported to a country known for torture.
Canadian officials said last month that they did not take part in the decision to send Arar to Syria.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A63365-2003Nov19?language=printer   (384 words)

  
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List of Canadian Ministers of Citizenship and Immigration
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 Saskatchewan
In the 1870s settlement of the province started to take off as the Canadian Pacific Railway was built, and the Canadian government divided up the land by the Dominion Land Survey and gave free land to any willing settlers.
Today, the official opposition in the province is the Saskatchewan Party, a new right-wing party built out of the remains of the Tories and right wing former Liberals.
List of Leaders of the Opposition in Saskatchewan
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 USATODAY.com - Opposition leaders pull out of Ukraine negotiations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
KIEV, Ukraine — An increasingly emboldened Ukrainian opposition movement broke off talks Tuesday over disputed presidential elections and called on supporters to continue a 10th day of street demonstrations that have paralyzed the city in a sea of orange banners, bonfires and snow-covered tents.
Oleksander Zinchenko, a top opposition figure, told reporters his side was pulling out of negotiations and demanding an emergency session of parliament.
The opposition decided to bolt after the parliament refused to pass a vote of no-confidence in the government, headed by Yanokovych.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2004-11-30-ukraine_x.htm   (734 words)

  
 Guide to Canadian Political Science Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Users are also encouraged to refer to "Canadian Government Information" for sources published by the Government of Canada.
All the print materials listed are available from the National Library of Canada, which has unique collections of interest to political science researchers.
For example political speeches, including a collection of federal Cabinet Ministers speeches on microfiche, which includes speeches of Leaders of the Opposition and covers the period from 1970 to the last five years and some earlier material dating back to the 1940's.
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 Canadian Artists On-line Gallery - CanadianArtists.ca - Robert Genn's Twice Weekly News Letter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I believe trust is the operative word here, trust of our leaders, trust of the spiritual nature and overall goodness of men and women and trust in whatever divine power one chooses to believe in.
The opposite view is shared by killers, thugs, dictators and suppressors of true freedom.
I want to add my name to the list that says going to war in Iraq was the right thing to do to get rid of a ruthless dictator that is destroying his own people's lives.
www.canadianartists.ca /letter_responses.htm   (17144 words)

  
 Canadian Conservative Forum - Essays List
Canadian faculty associations in general, and The University of Toronto's faculty association (UTFA) in particular, have damaged the functioning of the academic community.
Research from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives which asserts rising poverty among women is based irresponsibly on using the "low-income cutoff" figure published by Statistics Canada as a measure of poverty, despite Statistics Canada's frequent warnings against using the figure for that purpose.
An analysis of the state of Canadian conservatism, and the challenge to electability posed by the schism between the social/religious branch of the movement, and the fiscal/pragmatist wing.
www.conservativeforum.org /essayslist.asp   (10216 words)

  
 Poultry News: BSE News: BSE confirmed but will not affect border - Brought to you by ThePoultrySite
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said on Monday a 6-year-old cow from an Alberta dairy farm tested positive for the brain-wasting disease, making it the fourth reported home-grown case in the country.
CANADA - Canadian ranchers who hung on to their bison during the BSE crisis are now reaping the rewards in a big way.
TOKYO — Japan’s imports of U.S. and Canadian beef are likely to resume before the end of the year, based on an analysis by the Expert Committee on Prions, a sub-group of the country’s Food Safety Commission (FSC), released at a meeting Oct. 4.
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 M - Appendix B: Background Information on Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations
Some ASG leaders allegedly fought in Afghanistan during the Soviet war and are students and proponents of radical Islamic teachings.
IMU military leader Juma Namangani was killed during an air strike in Afghanistan in November 2001; Yoldashev remains at large.
The JEM’s leader, Masood Azhar, was released from Indian imprisonment in December 1999 in exchange for 155 hijacked Indian Airlines hostages.
www.state.gov /s/ct/rls/pgtrpt/2002/html/19991.htm   (10013 words)

  
 Mapleleafweb.com: Party Leader Biography - Stephen Harper: Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada
Western Canadian interests, on the other hand, are often given second billing or are completely disregarded in national policy.
In 2004, Harper was selected leader of the new Conservative Party, defeating newcomer Belinda Stronach (who had helped to broker the merger deal between the two parties), and former Ontario provincial conservative Tony Clement for the position.
In the Party’s first policy convention, held in March 2005, opposition to abortion and bilingualism were rejected in the official Conservative platform.
www.mapleleafweb.com /election/bio/harper.html   (1509 words)

  
 Boating Industry
The tariffs – which the Canadian government proposed Nov. 23 – were created in response to the Byrd Amendment, a law originally passed in 2000 to help the U.S. steel industry.
CMMA would be appealing to the Canadian government to have Chapter 89.03, “yachts and other vessels for pleasure or sports; rowing boats and canoes” removed from the list of products for the proposed tariffs.
The Canadian government has set a Dec. 20 deadline for accepting comments from its citizens and companies about the proposed tariffs.
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 Being American in T.O.: General Archives
Evidently not the definition of fascism which includes "stringent socioeconomic conrols" and the "suppression of the opposition through terror and censorship" or Canadians would be more alarmed about their own laws permitting censorship and regulating the economy.
That Canadians have preferences isn't strange, but their indignation that we ignore their wishes as to how we run our country and live our lives is nearly psychotic.
As we inch toward success, those who chose to express their opposition to the war by characterizing it as President Bush's personal war it might do well to remember that the Civil War at one time was referred to as "Mr.
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 Chretien balks at memorial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
On Tuesday the foreign affairs department released a detailed list of the Canadian victims at the World Trade Center, almost two months after planes plowed into the twin towers.
Tory Leader Joe Clark called for a special memorial service for the Canadian victims to recognize that the terrorists attacked Canada as well on Sept. 11.
Canadian Alliance Leader Stockwell Day also called on the federal government to plan a memorial.
www.canoe.ca /CNEWSAttack011101/01_pm-sun.html   (449 words)

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