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  Elections in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elections are generally held in either the fall or spring.
By-elections can be held between general elections when seats become vacant.
However, prior to 1997, elections averaged much longer: aside from the 47 day campaign in 1993, the shortest election period after World War II was 57 days and many were over 60 days in length.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elections_in_Canada   (2229 words)

 Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2003 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Newfoundland and Labrador general election of 2003 was held on October 21, 2003, to elect the 48 members of the House of Assembly of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
The election was called on September 29 by Premier Roger Grimes of the Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador.
This election marked only the third change of government in the 54 years since the province joined Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Newfoundland_and_Labrador_general_election,_2003   (229 words)

 Responsible Government, 1855-1933: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
Newfoundland was responsible for local matters and its own finances while external affairs were controlled by the imperial government.
Newfoundland was left with a large debt and chronic financial problems after World War I. Financial troubles and partisan battles contributed to the suspension of responsible government in 1934.
Newfoundlanders and Labradorians took great pride in the achievements of the Regiment, and in their country's representation in the Imperial War Cabinet and at the Versailles peace talks.
www.heritage.nf.ca /law/responsible_gov.html   (1633 words)

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The Newfoundland fishing economy was essentially controlled by a small group of merchants living in St. John's, the merchants acquiring the fish from outport fishermen through the exchange of fishery supplies and provisions.
In that month 45 delegates, elected earlier in June of that year from all parts of Newfoundland and Labrador, met in the National Convention to consider the economic and political situation and to recommend constitutional alternatives to the British Government that might be submitted to the public in a referendum.
In a general election in 1882 he fought on the railway issue, Whiteway took to the attack saying he wished to "raise the working class to their proper place in the body politic" and criticized the merchants for accumulating great wealth, while fishermen went hungry (Hiller, 1980).
www.ucs.mun.ca /~melbaker/aspectshis.htm   (4663 words)

 Elections Canada On-Line | Media
Electors in Labrador may now make any necessary changes to their names or addresses on the lists, add their names if they are not already registered, or have the name of a deceased person removed.
Elections Canada produces the preliminary list of electors for each polling division based on data from the National Register of Electors.
Elections Canada officials may carry out a revision exercise in targeted areas — such as new subdivisions or areas where people tend to move more frequently — to ensure that the lists of electors are complete and accurate.
www.elections.ca /content.asp?section=med&document=apr2005&dir=pre&lang=e&textonly=false   (376 words)

 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In the general election of 6 Nov. 1882, which Whiteway won handily, Bond was returned for the government in Trinity Bay.
Newfoundland was represented by Whiteway, Bond, and Harvey and Canada by Mackenzie Bowell*, Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau*, and Sir John Sparrow David Thompson*.
In the election of 6 Nov. 1893 he was returned in Trinity and the government won a seemingly comfortable majority of 13 seats.
www.biographi.ca /EN/ShowBio.asp?BioId=42032   (7428 words)

 Northwest Territories - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This immense region comprised all of modern Canada except British Columbia, the coast of the Great Lakes, the Saint Lawrence River valley and the southern third of Quebec, the Maritimes, Newfoundland, and the Labrador coast.
[3] Devolution of powers to the territory was an issue in the 20th general election in 2003, and has been ever since the territory began electing members in 1881.
The territory's most recent general election was on November 24, 2003.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Northwest_Territories   (1638 words)

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Generally the party is governed by the Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands [Social Democratic Party of Germany, SPD).
Elections, boycotted by pro-Lithuanian forces, lead to the participation of parties that are more or less supporting idea of incorporation of the area into Poland - with different grades of autonomy.
In 1949 Newfoundland is incorporated into Canada, of which it is nowadays as Newfoundland and Labrador still part.
www.electionworld.org /former.htm   (8441 words)

 Elections, Retirements and U-Hauls - It's Christmas in Ottawa
Well folks the buzz these days seems to all be about the pending non-confidence vote in the House of Commons on November 28 and by extension the general election to follow early in the New Year.
With the general public being sick and tired of the red and the blue snapping at each other everyday since the last election, some people may decide it’s time to give the little guy a boost.
Myles' interest in Newfoundland and Labrador political and social issues is obvious in his writing for several publications and on his own web site, Web Talk - Newfoundland and Labrador.
www.canadafreepress.com /2005/higgins112305.htm   (750 words)

 The Constitutions of Newfoundland and Labrador
The Newfoundland Act of 1842 was, by its Article VIII, to expire on September 1, 1846.
Established the principles of Responsible Government in Newfoundland, whereby the executive authority is responsible to the elected legislature.
Made permanent the Office of Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Newfoundland "and its Dependencies." Prior to this, the office was reconstituted with the Letters Patent appointing each successive Governor.
www.geocities.com /Yosemite/Rapids/3330/constitution/cons.htm   (453 words)

 ngb_info 1919-1949....NL History timeline by RICHARD DOODY..Part II of Two parts 1936-1949.... web links added by ...
Newfoundland Constabulary seizes the Christopher V. Doornum, a German freighter anchored at Botwood, as a prize of war.
Doctor Grenfell’s legacy to Newfoundland and Labrador included; five hospitals, seven nursing stations, two orphanages, fourteen industrial centers, four summer schools, three agricultural stations, twelve clothing distribution centers, four hospital ships, one supply schooner, a dozen community centers, co-operative stores, a lumber mill and a ship repair yard.
June 21 Election of delegates to the National Convention September 11 First meeting of the Newfoundland National Convention October 28 Joseph R. Smallwood moves that the National Convention delegation be sent to Ottawa to ascertain the Canadian Government’s terms for union with that country.
ngb.chebucto.org /MList/ngb_info/200511/4074.html   (1691 words)

 Newfoundland Act
In accordance with the preceding section the provisions of the Newfoundland Act, 1933, other than section three thereof (which relates to guarantee of certain securities of Newfoundland) shall be repealed as from the coming into force of the said Terms of Union.
The Province of Newfoundland shall be entitled to be represented in the Senate by six members, and in the House of Commons by seven members out of a total membership of two hundred and sixty-two.
(a) the list of electors prepared pursuant to The List of Electors Act, 1947, shall be deemed to be the list of electors for the purposes of The Election Act, 1913, subject to the provisions of The Election Act, 1913, respecting supplementary lists of electors;
www.geocities.com /Yosemite/Rapids/3330/constitution/1949ntu.htm   (2858 words)

 Newfoundland and Labrador   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Dept. of Justice in Newfoundland is run by only one person where in others provinces it is run by two people, the minster of Justice and The Attorney General.
The minster of Justice and the Attorney General in this province is Mr..Chris Decker.
The Attorney General is responsible for looking after criminal justice in the prosecution of all offenses under the Criminal code of Canada and Newfoundland.
www.k12.nf.ca /lewisac/newfound.htm   (4177 words)

 Cities and Towns - Hometown Canada
Both the Governor General of Canada, who exercises the prerogatives of the head of state (the monarch), and the Prime Minister, who is the head of government, have official residences in Ottawa.
New France was generally the name given to the French colonies of Canada and Acadia (and later Louisiana).
Newfoundland, North America's easternmost island if Greenland is excluded, is at the mouth of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, the world's largest estuary.
www.hometowncanada.com   (5275 words)

 Yukon - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In preparation for responsible government, political parties were organised and ran candidates to the territorial legislature for the first time in 1978.
Although there has been discussion in the past about the Yukon becoming Canada's 11th province, it is generally felt that its population base is too sparse for this to occur at present.
Yukon is one of eight jurisdictions in Canada to offer same-sex marriage, along with British Columbia, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Yukon   (1477 words)

 Newfoundland Newspapers N
The Newfoundland Weekly was published for the large Newfoundland community in the Boston area and carried news of local interest as well as extensive reprints from Newfoundland newspapers.
The Newfoundlander was Liberal and Catholic in its editorial policy and disagreed with the Public Ledger and later, the Express, on many issues.
The Newfoundlander was the chief opposition paper during the Hoyles administration but in 1865, Shea was appointed Financial Secretary in the Carter cabinet.
staff.library.mun.ca /staff/newspapers/n.htm   (2748 words)

             (2)  A writ of election may, where the returning officer has died or become unable to act before the issue of the writ and before his or her successor has been appointed, be addressed to the election clerk.
             (3)  When an election clerk is required to act as returning officer at an election in the place of the returning officer he or she shall appoint an election clerk.
             (b)  delegate, in writing, to each election clerk so appointed, in respect of the area for which he or she is appointed, the powers of a returning officer with regard to the selection and appointment of enumerators and deputy returning officers and the selection of polling stations.
www.hoa.gov.nl.ca /hoa/statutes/E03-1.htm   (1723 words)

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Elections were held for all members of the House of Commons following the premature dissolution of this body.
The election campaign had been marked by the "sponsorship scandal" concerning the awarding of government contracts to advertising agencies connected to the Liberal Party in the late 1990s.
During the campaign for the 2005 elections, the Liberal Party was hampered by fresh allegations, this time of insider trading, which the Conservative Party lost no time in incorporating into its TV campaign.
www.ipu.org /parline-e/reports/2055.htm   (2723 words)

 Newfoundland Act
The Province of Newfoundland and Labrador shall be entitled to be represented in the Senate by six members, and in the House of Commons by seven members out of a total membership of two hundred and sixty-two.
The salary of the Lieutenant Governor and the salaries, allowances, and pensions of the judgesi of such superior, district, and county courts as are now or may hereafter be constituted in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador shall be fixed and provided by the Parliament of Canada.
Newfoundland public works and property not transferred to Canada by or under these Terms will remain the property of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
www.solon.org /Constitutions/Canada/English/nfa.html   (3108 words)

 CBC - Newfoundland and Labrador Votes 2003
Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees
Political watchers say the colour of Bellevue on election night will be the barometer of Liberal fortunes.
The campaigning is over and voters in Newfoundland and Labrador will elect a new government today.
www.cbc.ca /nlvotes2003/resources   (224 words)

 The Ultimate Member of Parliament Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
Before 1951, New Zealand had a two-chambered (bicameral) parliament, and there were two designations — MHR (Member of the House of Representatives, the body which survives today) and MLC (Member of the Legislative Council).
The British Parliament is divided into the House of Commons and the House of Lords; though it is often assumed that an MP is a member of Commons, they can be a member of either house.
The representatives from the Dewan Rakyat are elected in the general elections, or by- elections, as opposed to the members of the Dewan Negara who are appointed by the King, in recognition to outstanding service to the country in various fields.The various State Governments also have the power to appoint Senators,propotionate to the state's size.
www.dogluvers.com /dog_breeds/MPs   (580 words)

 MINUTES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Last federal election there was a lot of scrambling (2 elections ago there were only 4 missing from the full slate); last time there were 8 missing, resulting in the same number of votes in the province.
Involved with Elections Canada quarterly briefing sessions so that we have access to their information and to interact so that we can influence their policy and discuss the potential implications of changes on the Party.
Green Party has officially reported to Elections Canada and Chris Bradshaw reported that everything is in order (and clarified that the information presented to Elections Canada is insufficient for a financial report to the membership).
www.alternatives.com /gpc-admin/recordings/cg02mins.htm   (3836 words)

 cric.ca - Canada's Portal - Quick Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Despite early results that gave the Liberals a momentary lead, the outcome was never in doubt, as Danny Williams and the Progressive Conservatives rolled to a comfortable majority government, winning 34 of 48 seats in the House of Assembly.
They entered the election with 19 MHAs, all of whom are returning to the legislature.
It is estimated that in 2004-05, support through major transfers to Newfoundland and Labrador will total nearly $1.3 billion (about $2,449 per person).
www.cric.ca /en_html/guide/provinc_elections/newfoundlandlabrador_elec.html   (461 words)

 Mapleleafweb.com: Newfoundland Election 2003 - Polls and Past Elections
The last general provincial election was held in 1999.
In that election, the Liberal Party won a majority government with 32 seats in the House of Assembly and 49.7% of the popular vote.
The result was an increase in Progressive Conservative seats in the House of Assembly from 14 to 19, and a fall in Liberal seats from 32 to 27.
www.mapleleafweb.com /education/spotlight/issue_41/past-elections.html   (231 words)

 Quebec Did You Mean quebec   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In the 1976 election, he softened his message by promising a referendum (plebiscite) on sovereignty-association rather than outright separation, by which Quebec would have independence in most governement functions but share some other ones, such as a common currency, with Canada.
The first was the Meech Lake accord of 1987, which was finally abandoned in 1990 when the provinces of Manitoba and Newfoundland refused to vote on it.
In 2003, Landry lost the election to the Quebec Liberal Party and Jean Charest.
www.did-you-mean.com /Quebec.html   (2587 words)

 Quebec   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The graphic emblem of Quebec is the fleur-de-lis, usually white on a blue background, as on the flag of Quebec (above), the Fleurdelisé.
As indicated on the government of Quebec's Web site, the flag recalls the Royal banner said to have accompanied the army of General Montcalm, Marquis de Saint-Véran during the victorious battle of Carillon in 1758.
The floral emblem of Quebec is the blue flag iris (Iris versicolor).
www.worldslastchance.com /encyclopedia/index.php/Quebec   (2232 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Newfoundland and Labrador   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The list of cemeteries here is not comprehensive, nor is it intended to be.
This site only lists about 5,000 cemeteries where politicians are known to have been buried (the number grows gradually as more research is done).
The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/ZZ/NF.html   (406 words)

 Newfoundland and Labrador - Terre-Neuve et Labrador
Assistance for children in welfare households is now provided though the combined Newfoundland and Labrador Child Benefit and the Canada Child Tax Benefit paid by the federal government.
Paul Shelley, Minister of Human Resources, Labour and Employment, is pleased to announce the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has decided that Income Support (social assistance) payments will not be affected by the introduction of the new federal Universal Child Care Benefit.
NLWIN is a partnership of federal and provincial government departments and agencies, community agencies, educational institutions, professional associations, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries.
www.canadiansocialresearch.net /nfbkmrk.htm   (4819 words)

 Canadian Statistics -- Distribution of House of Commons seats at general elections
Canadian Statistics -- Distribution of House of Commons seats at general elections
Distribution of House of Commons seats at general elections
The Reform Party of Canada became the Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance in 2000 and in 2003 joined the Progressive Conservative Party to create the Conservative Party of Canada.
www40.statcan.ca /l01/cst01/govt10a.htm   (49 words)

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