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  Canadian Senate - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The Senate is the upper house of Parliament, whereas the House of Commons is the lower house.
The Senate was intended to mirror the British House of Lords, in that it was meant to represent the social and economic élite.
The Opposition equivalent is the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, who is selected by his or her counterpart in the House, the Leader of the Opposition.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Canadian_Senate   (4101 words)

 Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Canada) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Canada, the Leader of the Official Opposition in the Senate (French: Leader de l'opposition au Sénat) is the leader of the largest party in the Senate that is not in government.
From 1993 until 2003 the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate was a Progressive Conservative despite the fact that the Progressive Conservatives were not the Official Opposition in the House of Commons, as the parties that were the Official Opposition (Bloc Québécois, Reform, Canadian Alliance) did not have Senate representation.
The counterpart in the lower house is the Leader of the Opposition in the House of Commons.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leader_of_the_Opposition_in_the_Senate_%28Canada%29   (274 words)

 Encyclopedia: Stephen Harper
Stephen Joseph Harper, PC, MP, MA (born April 30, 1959) is leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, Leader of the Official Opposition, and, since January 24, 2006, the Prime Minister-designate of Canada.
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).
In 2003, he successfully reached an agreement with Progressive Conservative leader Peter MacKay to merge the Canadian Alliance with the Progressive Conservatives to form the Conservative Party of Canada.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Stephen-Harper   (1185 words)

 List of Prime Ministers of Canada - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Prime_Ministers_of_Canada   (225 words)

 Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (Canada) -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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.
www.grohol.com /psypsych/Government_House_Leader   (620 words)

 Franklin Pierce
Hale was elected to the United States senate in 1846 by a coalition of Whigs and Free-soilers, and several advocates of free-soil principles were elected to congress from New Hampshire before 1850.
Douglas, chairman of the senate committee on the territories, introduced a bill to organize the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, which permitted slavery north of the parallel of 36.
Political leaders believed that, unless it was paid, civil war and disunion would result, and their patriotism re-enforced their party spirit and personal ambition.
www.franklinpierce.org   (6356 words)

 Dictionary of Australian Biography Sa-Sp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
When the senate met he was nominated for the position of president which, however, went to Sir Richard Baker (q.v.) by 21 votes to 12.
She was a good leader, able to show initiative and ready to co-ordinate the ideas of other people, she had a fine intellect and great powers of work, she commanded the loyalty of her associates, and the combination of these qualities made her one of the great personalities of her period.
He was one of the leaders in the movement for the establishment of the women's college, and as dean of the faculty of arts encouraged the teaching of modern literature, history and philosophy, and the inauguration of university extension lectures.
gutenberg.net.au /dictbiog/0-dict-biogSa-Sp.html   (21493 words)

 Encyclopedia: Peter MacKay
Deputy Leader in the Westminster system is the second-in-command of a political party, behind the party leader.
On October 15, 2003, he and Canadian Alliance leader Stephen Harper agreed to merge the two parties, forming the Conservative Party of Canada.
Peter MacKay (born September 27, 1965) is the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Peter-MacKay   (634 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)

Marceau, 35, who was mentioned as a future leader of the party, won the Charlesbourg riding by 12,000 votes in 2004, 16,000 ahead of the Conservatives.
The death of a Canadian diplomat in Afghanistan yesterday was a tragic loss to Ottawa’s foreign service community, but it was a possibility for which members’ training had prepared them.
The Bloc leader noted that Option Canada, which sovereignists believe financed the huge pro-Canada rally in Montreal days before the 1995 sovereignty referendum, was created three or four weeks before the rally and received grants totalling $4.8 million from Heritage Canada in record time.
www.members.shaw.ca /nspector4/QUOTE.htm   (9793 words)

 Saskatoon Public Library - Government & Statistics
Listed here are links to the annotated Access to Information Act and annotated Privacy Act, request forms, Treasury Board manuals, costs studies and other information related to Access to Information and Privacy.
Saskbiz, a new site from the government, provides the most comprehensive listing of information on communities and regions in Saskatchewan including economic indicators (such as population, labour force, education, leading employers, utilities, transportation and taxation) as well as quality of life indicators (such as schools, recreational facilities, health care and housing).
The Saskatchewan Environmental Directory provides a comprehensive list of non-government organizations, government and private agencies and offices which offer services or are involved in activities that pertain to the environment.
www.saskatoonlibrary.ca /is/govdox.html   (2238 words)

 CTV.ca - PM's Senate appointments under fire from Tories- CTV News, Shows and Sports -- Canadian Television
What drew immediate reaction from opposition parties was his unusual move of appointing two Progressive Conservative senators and, for the first time, a member of the New Democrat Party.
At the time, Martin said it was up to Opposition leaders to decide whether they would welcome the senators into their caucus.
The NDP also condemned the appointment senate, saying it would not be recognizing the appointment of New Democrat Lillian Dyck because the party believes the Senate should be abolished.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/print/CTVNews/1111948032591_19/?hub=Canada&subhub=PrintStory   (640 words)

Senator Eugene Forsey said he’d conduct the opening session on the Constitution in conjunction with Jim Hurley.
The programme and schedule were down pat; the speakers’ list was laced with nationally famous figures; Parliament Hill was lined up as, virtually, our main classroom; less formal sessions and living arrangements were in place at Ashbury; school faculty and students (Michael Evans among them) were volunteer assistants; the Counselors had been briefed.
That was confirmed when, right after those first four courses, the Speakers of the Senate and the House of Commons agreed to become Trustees and Honorary Co-Chairs of the Foundation.
www.forum.ca /english/alumni/german.htm   (1418 words)

 Look Up Alliance, soon to be Look Up Conservative...
Canadians want accountability for billions of wasted taxpayers' dollars, for the financial starving of health care, for the idiotic philosophy of our prison and parole system, and most important, for the corruption by the Liberals of our institutions of government in the ad sponsorship scandal.
Canadians are opting for, or considering, the Conservatives and the NDP precisely because they have been paying attention to what the Liberals have done with their public trust.
Former Canadian Alliance leader Stephen Harper puts the spurs Monday to what promises to be a frantic week of political jockeying when he officially launches his bid to lead the fledgling Conservative Party of Canada.
www.lookupalliance.com   (7489 words)

 Portland NORML News - Thursday, May 20, 1999
Senate Bill 94 removes legal protections for medical marijuana patients who refuse to register with the state health department, or who possess greater amounts of marijuana than authorized by state law.
Senate Bill 936, passed by the 1997 Legislature, implemented Measure 40 and enacted several of its provisions into state law, including the exclusion of unregistered voters from jury duty.
He envisions a leader like legendary hempster Jack Herer, the author of The Emperor Wears No Clothes, a groundbreaking book on the "conspiracy" to keep hemp illegal; or Dennis Peron, who fronted the campaign to pass California's ballot proposition 215 in 1996, which was financed by Soros.
www.pdxnorml.org /ii/990520.html   (18105 words)

 NewsFromRussia.Com Ivory Coast’s African leaders prefers full-scale war   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
African leaders are terrified another bout of full-scale war in a country bordering Liberia, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso and Ghana could destabilize the whole english.pravda.ru/diplomatic/2002/10/05/37766.html ' target=_blank>West African region.
The cleric insisted the Palestinian leader was still alive though the preparations for his burial More details...
One of the jurors in Scott Peterson case was removed from the panel on Tuesday because of her own research on the case, where Peterson was charged in the double murder of his pregnant wife and her unborn son More details...
english.pravda.ru /world/2004/11/12/57095.html   (1733 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)

 Daily Times - Site Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Imran Khan, the PTI chairman, led the opposition’s onslaught on the government stating that neither a presidential nor a parliamentary system was working in Pakistan.
Sayed Mushahid Hussain defended the government saying that all the opposition parties had welcomed General Musharraf in uniform and then had turned against him when their vested interest were not met.
Also, Peter Milliken, the Canadian House of Commons speaker, met leaders of opposition parties in the National Assembly and advised them to make use of their numerical strength and express their views in the media, said a press release.
www.dailytimes.com.pk /default.asp?page=story_12-1-2005_pg7_45   (1076 words)

 House to see new bill on immigration security - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics - December 09, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The immigration security provisions stripped out of the intelligence overhaul bill will be introduced as a separate bill on the first day of the next Congress, House leaders promised yesterday, and will be their first priority for passage.
The provisions are expected to be easily approved in the House but face uncertain opposition in the Senate.
The envisioned immigration security bill is expected to move quickly through the House where these provisions already had been approved in an earlier version of the intelligence bill.
www.washtimes.com /national/20041209-122601-6605r.htm   (776 words)

 Salt Spring News :: Daily News Of and For Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Canadian military was an integrated arm of the British Empire and used throughout the Caribbean.
Conservative leader Stephen Harper, who campaigned on the promise that he would allow Parliament to vote on whether to reopen the issue, said last week he "would prefer to do it sooner rather than later, but not immediately".
In the 2006 election most of the original Reform-Alliance agenda which is still the basis of the current Conservative Party was almost entirely removed from their election platform--but there is no reason to believe that the party has actually turned its back on its original raison d'etre.
www.saltspringnews.com   (12087 words)

 Israel Commentary: November 2004 Archives
He understood the centrality of the IDF in Israeli society, and as Chief of Staff, initiated the magnificent educational enterprise in which an extra chance was given to thousands of youths to join Israeli society.
In Hungary, most of the lists of the 437,000 Jews rounded up by the Hungarian police and sent to Auschwitz in a period of 56 days in 1944 were never located, Shalev said.
It was the key player and military leader in the 1948 assault on the nascent Jewish state.
www.israel-commentary.org /archives/2004_11.html   (9835 words)

The proposed law, which is scheduled for debate and possible ratification in the Senate, Canada's upper chamber, has drawn mixed reviews.
Richard Elliott, research director with the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network in Toronto, said he applauds the deletion of the right of first refusal.
Draskovic, himself a journalist and a writer, was one of the opposition leaders in the 1990s, when the former Yugoslavia was destroyed by Western-backed civil wars.
www.madtimes.com /archives/may2004_2/glance.htm   (896 words)

 Opposition Report, Part 7.... - Topic Powered by Groupee Community
The Senate's preparation and much of the speculation over which of the three eldest Supreme Court justices might retire this month are driven by groups such as People for the American Way, which have opposed Mr.
Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont proposes a sensible solution for heading off what could be an ugly and painful chapter for the American people....
Although the Senate has 51 Republicans, a bare majority, Democrats have blocked votes on two appeals court nominees and are likely to do so with other candidates, by mounting filibusters, or extended debates.
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 Page 2. Republicans lead U.S. Drug War. Democrats follow Republican evil. Corporatists Rule. Huge LINKS list! U.S. ...
Drug war leaders are the rabid right, hate radio, hate television, NRA (National Rifle Association), religious right, (snortin') George Bush the hypocrite, etc..
The Colombia package has been more controversial that its proponents expected, however, and human rights, Latin America and drug policy reform advocates were encouraged by the degree of opposition shown on both sides of the Congressional aisle.
They are fearlessly going after the forces of evil, attacking sick and dying medical marijuana users, sick and dying dirty needle users, etc..
www.angelfire.com /rnb/y/gop2.htm   (3992 words)

 ScienceDaily: Canadian alliance
We don't have an article called "Canadian alliance"
Bird Flu Poses Threat To International Security, Illinois Scholar Says (January 31, 2006) -- In the past, when government leaders, policymakers and scholars have turned their attention to peace and security issues, the talk invariably has focused on war, arms control or anti-terrorism...
DNA Key To Predicting Prostate And Renal Cancer (January 31, 2006) -- In a study to be published in the February issue of "The Journal of Urology," researchers from Emory University School of Medicine have determined that inheritance of "mitochondrial haplogroup U" is...
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/canadian_alliance   (775 words)

 User Posts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.
The growing industry has caused a kind of identity crisis among people who think of themselves as pro-environment, forcing them to choose between the promise of clean, endlessly renewable energy and the perils of imposing giant man-made structures on nature.
To some environmentalists, the opposition to wind power from within their ranks not only stifles the growth of a new source of energy but also calls into question the integrity of the environmental movement itself...
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