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 Provinces and territories of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The major difference between a Canadian province and a territory is that a province receives powers directly from the Constitution Act, 1867, giving them greater competences and rights than a territory, which is delegated powers by the federal government.
On September 1, 1905, the portion of Northwest Territories south of the 60° parallel became the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
List of Canadian provinces and territories by population
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Canadian_provinces_and_territories   (1307 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Canadian federal elections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Canadian federal election of 1993 was held on October 25th, 1993.
The election was called by new Progressive Conservative Party leader Kim Campbell near the end of her party's five year mandate.
The 1988 election had been almost wholly focused on the issue of the Free Trade Agreement with the United States, and similarly the 1993 election was preceded by the agreement on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Canadian-federal-elections   (207 words)

  
 Election Resources on the Internet / Recursos Electorales en la Internet
Elections to the New Zealand House of Representatives and Elections to the German Bundestag describe the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) representation system used in both countries, with results of parliamentary elections held in New Zealand from 1996 to 2005 and in Germany from 1972 to 2005.
The results of parliamentary elections held in Portugal since 1975 (now including results of the early legislative election held on Sunday, February 20, 2005), as well as a description of the proportional representation system used to choose members of the Portuguese legislature are available in Elections to the Portuguese Assembly of the Republic.
The results of parliamentary elections held in Denmark since 1990 (now including final results of the early parliamentary election held on Tuesday, February 8, 2005), as well as an overview of the proportional representation system used to choose members of the Danish legislature are available in Elections to the Danish Folketing.
www.electionresources.org   (780 words)

  
 Elections Canada -- Elections Canada is the non-partisan agency of the Gover...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Elections Canada is the non-partisan agency of the Government of Canada responsible for the conduct of federal elections and referendums.
Elections Canada's headquarters is in a building at the corner of Bank and Albert St. in downtown Ottawa.
Note that the ridings of the federal government are not shared by the provincial nor territorital governments, except in the province of Ontario.
elections-canada.en.tracking24.net   (117 words)

  
 Canadian Electoral Reform
Also, recent Canadian elections have witnessed a significant fall in voter turnout, which some say indicates that structural changes are needed in order to encourage greater participation.
The party list half are allocated in a manner that tries to provide a party with a total share of the seats in the legislature that is roughly proportional to their share of the party-list vote.
Broader discussions of elections are also found in Richard Johnson's Canadian Elections at the Millennium (pdf) and in Paul Howe's and David Northrup's Strengthening Canadian Democracy: The Views of Canadians.
www.sfu.ca /~aheard/elections/reform.html   (2746 words)

  
 Elections Canada On-Line | Media
Elections Canada has taken the steps necessary to ensure each elector's right to privacy and the confidentiality of personal information contained in the National Register of Electors is respected.
For the by-election in Port Moody–Coquitlam, Elections Canada will also deliver registration forms door-to-door to new housing developments and areas with high population mobility, so that every potential voter in the riding is aware of the opportunity to register before voting.
Elections Canada is the non-partisan agency responsible for the conduct of federal by-elections, elections and referendums.
www.elections.ca /content.asp?section=med&document=feb2598&dir=pre&lang=e   (555 words)

  
 Canadian federal election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Prime Minister may ask the Governor General to call an election at virtually any time, although one must be called within fiveyears of the last election.
By-elections can be held between general elections when seats becomevacant.
On occasion one particular issue will dominate an election, and the election will in a sense be a virtual referendum.The most recent instance of this was the 1988 election, which was considered by most parties to be a referendum on free trade with the UnitedStates.
www.therfcc.org /canadian-federal-election-82529.html   (847 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Canadian federal election Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Prime Minister may ask the Governor General to call an election at virtually any time, although one must be called within five years of the last election.
By-elections can be held between general elections when seats become vacant.
The most recent Canadian election was held on June 28, 2004.
www.ipedia.com /canadian_federal_election.html   (922 words)

  
 Canadian federal election - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The most recent instance of this was the 1988 election, which was proclaimed by most parties to be a referendum on free trade with the United States.
Canadian federal election, 1887, Macdonald is re-elected for his fifth majority government
Canadian federal election, 1980, Pierre Trudeau is re-elected with a majority government
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Canadian_federal_elections   (761 words)

  
 List of Canadian federal elections - InformationBlast
1988 - 34th general election, Brian Mulroney's Tories are re-elected to a second majority government
2000 - 37th general election, Chrétien's Liberals are re-elected to a majority government
List of elections in the Province of Canada (pre-Confederation)
www.informationblast.com /List_of_Canadian_federal_elections.html   (522 words)

  
 Your Vote Counts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
With a federal election on the horizon and the provincial election (May 17, 2005) just over a year away, it's not too early to make sure you are on both the federal and provincial voter's list.
You are entitled to vote in a federal election if you are a Canadian citizen, and will be 18 or older on election day.
Elections Canada maintains a national voters list, which is used to produce the preliminary voters lists for federal elections.
www.bcgeu.bc.ca /2147   (260 words)

  
 canadian election general list
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www.logicjungle.com /find-canadian+election+general+list.html   (286 words)

  
 Elections Canada On-Line | Media
For the by-elections of November 15, 1999, an elector must have his or her ordinary residence in the electoral district of Hull–Aylmer, Mount Royal, Saskatoon–Rosetown–Biggar or York West, from Wednesday, October 13, 1999, through to November 15, 1999.
Canadians who are travelling and those temporarily residing outside Canada, as well as those unable to vote at an advance poll or on election day, can vote by special ballot.
Elections Canada is the non-partisan agency responsible for the conduct of federal elections and referendums.
www.elections.ca /content.asp?section=med&document=oct2099&dir=pre&lang=e   (520 words)

  
 Canadian federal election - The Jiggies Reference Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Prime Minister may ask the Governor General to call an election at virutally any time, although one must be called within five years of the last election.
Using the so-called first past the post system, Canadians vote for Members of Parliament, who are sent to the House of Commons.
Canadians do not vote directly for the Prime Minister, nor do they vote for senators.
www.jiggies.com /reference/Canadian_federal_election   (774 words)

  
 Elections BC
Because use of the provincial list of voters for this purpose requires a Regulation by the Chief Electoral Officer, the Election Act necessitates that the Chief Electoral Office consult with the Committee.
The Committee was advised that upon passage of such an amendment, it is the intent of the Chief Electoral Officer to publish a notice in the BC Gazette waiving the six-month implementation period.
As well, Elections BC is reviewing recent studies by Elections Canada on increasing youth participation in the electoral process.
www.elections.bc.ca /eac/eac030501.htm   (899 words)

  
 Structure of the Canadian federal government
The federal depository is available to all residents of the Congressional district within which the library is located.
GCC is a Canadian federal government program that encourages youth and seniors to interact for an Internet based project.
Federal government is headed by the seven members of the Federal Council.
www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=Structure_of_the_Canadian_federal_government   (1713 words)

  
 List of Canadian federal electoral districts by region
List of Canadian federal electoral districts by region
In most cases, provinces have been broken down into regions of a dozen or fewer districts; these are entirely unofficial and somewhat arbitrary.
See also List of Canadian federal electoral districts
www.starrepublic.org /encyclopedia/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_canadian_federal_electoral_districts_by_region.html   (84 words)

  
 RelsApr2301.html
The Canada Elections Act does not require public disclosure of the names of donors to riding associations or candidates between elections, nor does it require expenses of riding associations to be disclosed.
In the 2000 election, ministers raised $3.2 million, and again 15 percent -- or $490,569 -- was transferred from their riding associations.
"Canadians have a right to know the identities of the wealthy special interests who are bankrolling the political process, especially when, as is usually the case, these interests have the greatest stake in government decision-making," said Freeman.
www.dwatch.ca /camp/RelsApr2301.html   (987 words)

  
 Elections Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In administering Oregon's elections, the Division provides the public, local election officials, candidates, chief petitioners and the press with advice and assistance in conducting elections, filing initiatives and declaring candidacy.
Y-Vote Mock Elections provide a chance for the younger generation to have their say in politics for the UK and Europe.
The Swedish Elections Act, revised 1997, which regulates elections to the Swedish parliament, county and municipal councils as well as to the European Parliament, is provided in English translation by the Swedish Ministry of Justice (PDF).
www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=Elections_Canada   (1485 words)

  
 Canadian federal election, 1921   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The 1921 Canadian election saw the defeat of the Union that had governed Canada through the First World War and its replacement with a Liberal government under the young leader William Lyon Mackenzie King.
The election was the first one in the majority of Canadian women were allowed to vote.
The election results saw Parliament split three King's Liberals ended up one seat short a majority government: they won almost all Quebec as well as much of the Maritimes and a good portion of Ontario.
www.freeglossary.com /Canadian_federal_election,_1921   (666 words)

  
 List of Canadian federal electoral districts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of Canada's 308 electoral districts (also known as ridings in Canadian English) as defined by the 2003 Representation Order, which came into effect on May 23, 2004.
Canadians elected members for each electoral district in the 2006 federal election.
Parliament of Canada: History of the Federal Electoral Ridings since 1867
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Canadian_federal_electoral_districts   (171 words)

  
 Mapleleafweb.com: Federal Election 2004 - Voting in the 2004 Federal Election
An eligible voter who is homeless or without a fixed address can vote by registering with proof of identity and the address where he or she is staying OR by taking an oath as to identity and residence (another registered voter from the same electoral district must vouch for this information).
It is an offence for any election officer, candidate, or representative of a candidate present at a polling station or at the counting of the votes, to betray the secrecy of the ballots.
This is the primary way of participating in the formal Canadian system of democracy or ‘rule of the people'.
www.mapleleafweb.com /election/federal/2004/how-to-vote.html   (751 words)

  
 MuchVote 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Election campaigns cannot be more than 36 days as set out in the Canada Elections Act (the law that governs federal elections).
The majority of eligible voters are already registered to vote thanks to the National Register of Electors (a list of Canadians who have the right to vote).
Elections Canada updates the Register in a number of ways (car registration, income tax return, Citizenship and Immigration, etc).
www.muchmusic.com /events/muchvote04/howtovote   (835 words)

  
 Canadian Foundation for Drug Policy
study done for the Canadian Firearms Centre in 1998 that discusses several ways in which the drug trade fostered by prohibition increases the unlawful use of firearms and leads to the "militarization" (that is, the increased reliance on heavy weapons) of policing.
Canadian Medical Association Journal editorial states: "Safe injection facilities serve a unique and important function, particularly in terms of providing immediate response to overdoses, increasing use of health and social services, and reducing the problems [described elsewhere in the article] that are associated with injecting drugs in public.
Court says that subjecting travellers crossing the Canadian border to potential embarrassment is the price to be paid in order to achieve the necessary balance between an individual's privacy interest and the compelling countervailing state interest in protecting the integrity of Canada's borders from the flow of dangerous contraband materials.
www.cfdp.ca   (12116 words)

  
 List of Canadian federal elections - The Jiggies Reference Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The next Canadian federal election is expected to be held in the spring of 2004 (see: 2004_Canadian_election).
The Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative Party of Canada merged to become the Conservative Party of Canada
Five of the remaining seven ran in the next election as independents while two joined the Progressive Conservatives.
www.jiggies.com /reference/Canadian_federal_election_results_since_1867   (973 words)

  
 Canadian federal election results since 1867 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The following pages contain summaries of the results of Canadian federal elections since 1867.
Detailed results for each election can be found at links from these pages.
This page was last modified 04:33, 16 January 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Canadian_federal_elections   (79 words)

  
 Canadian Libraries and Librarianship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This bibliography lists alternative format publications for Canadians with print handicaps, issued by agencies and departments of the federal government from 1981 to 1996.
Copies of the publications listed in this bibliography can be obtained from the issuing department or borrowed on interlibrary loan from the National Library of Canada.
List of the members of the House of Commons [braille].
www.nlc-bnc.ca /6/7/s7-1002-e.html   (4298 words)

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