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  quebec   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Quebec is located in eastern Canada, bordered by Ontario and Hudson Bay to the west, Atlantic Canada to the east, the United States (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York) to the south and the Arctic Ocean to the north.
Quebec is at once a North American society and the main French-speaking society on the continent.
The avian emblem of Quebec is the snowy owl.
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 Quebec general elections - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1994 results include the by-election held on October 24, 1994 in the Saint-Jean electoral district to break a tie in the original general election.
The 1998 results include the by-election held on December 14, 1998 in the Masson electoral district due to the death of PQ candidate Yves Blais on November 22, 1998.
The 2003 results include the by-election held on May 20, 2003 in the Champlain electoral district to break a tie in the original general election.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Quebec_general_elections   (459 words)

  
 Jean Charest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, he worked as a lawyer from 1981 until he was elected Progressive Conservative member of Parliament for Sherbrooke in the 1984 election.
In the 1998 Quebec election, the Liberals received more votes than the incumbent Parti Québécois, but because the Liberal vote was concentrated in fewer ridings, the PQ won enough seats to form another majority government.
In the April 2003 election Charest was elected premier of Quebec with a majority government, ending nine years of rule by the PQ.
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 QUEBEC GENERAL ELECTION, 1966 FACTS AND INFORMATION
The Quebec general election of 1966 was held on June_5, 1966, to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec, Canada.
In terms of the number of seats won, the election was one of the closest in recent history, with the UN winning 56 seats to the Liberals' 50.
Generally, Quebec's first_past_the_post electoral system tends to produce strong disparities in the number of seats won even if the popular vote is fairly close.
www.witwib.com /Quebec_general_election,_1966   (259 words)

  
 Bernard Landry biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bernard Landry, born March 9, 1937 in Saint-Jacques, Quebec, (near Joliette), is a Quebec politician, past Premier of Quebec (2001-2003), and current leader of the Opposition (2003-) and president of the Parti Québécois.
After the victory of the PQ in the 1994 general election, the newly elected premier Jacques Parizeau made him his Deputy Minister, a function he kept from September 26, 1994 to December 15, 1998.
Landry is a Quebec independentist advocating a supranational confederation of Quebec and Canada, inspired by the institutions of the European Union.
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 Casino Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Quebec general election of 1944 was held on August 8, 1944 to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Quebec, Canada.
This election marked Duplessis's comeback after having defeated Godbout in the 1936 election and having lost to him in the 1939 election.
Duplessis won another three elections in a row, for a total of five terms of office (four consecutive), before dying in office in 1959.
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 QUEBEC GENERAL ELECTION, 1976 FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Quebec general election of 1976 was held on November_15, 1976 to elect members to National Assembly of the Province of Quebec, Canada.
It was one of the most significant elections in Quebec history, rivalled only by the 1960 general election.
The 1976 election also set the stage for the 1980_Quebec_referendum on the PQ's proposal for political independence in an economic union with the rest of Canada called sovereignty-association.
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 Quebec general election, 1962 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Quebec general election of 1962 was held on November 14, 1962, to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Quebec, Canada.
The incumbent Quebec Liberal Party, led by Jean Lesage, won re-election, defeating the Union Nationale (UN), led by Daniel Johnson, Sr.
In an unusual move, the election was called just two years after the previous 1960 general election.
www.sevenhills.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1962_Quebec_election   (273 words)

  
 National Assembly of Quebec - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The original Quebec legislature was bicameral, consisting of the Legislative Council and the Legislative Assembly.
General elections are held at least every five years.
By-elections were held in these four districts on September 20, 2004.
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 Jean Charest biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, he worked as a lawyer from 1981 until he was elected Progressive Conservative member of the Canadian Parliament for the riding (electoral district) of Sherbrooke in the 1984 election.
In the 1998 Quebec election, the Quebec Liberals received more votes than the PQ, but because the Liberal vote was concentrated in fewer ridings, the PQ won enough seats to form another majority government.
Quebec: He lost the 1998 election and won the 2003 election as leader of the Quebec Liberal Party.
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 Liberal Party of Quebec   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It traditionally supports Canadian federalism, as opposed to Quebec sovereignty, and the role of government in the economy, although in recent years its economic policies have moved towards neoliberalism.
The Liberals were in opposition to the ruling Quebec Conservative Party for most of the first 20 years after Confederation, except for 18 months of Liberal minority government in 1878-1879.
Since the election of April 14, 2003, the Liberals have formed the current government of Quebec under Premier Jean Charest, a former federal Progressive Conservative cabinet minister and leader.
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 Louis-Alexandre Taschereau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born into a landholding aristocracy of one of Quebec's elite French-Canadian families, Louis-Alexandre Taschereau emerged as the leading champion of the industrialization of Quebec.
Newspaper and verbal attacks against the Jewish population were frequent and often vicious in a press that saw the move by Taschereau to revamp the confessional school system as an example of Jews seeking to undermine Christianity.
He won the 1923 election, 1927 election, 1931 election and 1935 election and resigned in 1936.
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 Quebec biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Quebec (pronounced "keh-BECK"; French: le Québec) is the largest province in Canada geographically, and the second most populous, after Ontario, with a population of 7,509,928 (Statistics Canada, 2004).
Quebec City was founded near the site of Stadacona, a village populated by Iroquoians when Jacques Cartier explored Canada.
Quebec is also home to 11 aboriginal cultures and that of a large Anglo-Quebecer minority of approximately 600,000 people.
quebecers.biography.ms   (1639 words)

  
 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Quebec
Quebec (pronounced "kwuh-BECK" or "kuh-BECK", IPA: or /kəˈbɛk/) (French: Québec, pronounced "keh-beck", IPA: /kebɛk/) is the largest province in Canada geographically, and the second most populous, after Ontario, with a population of 7,560,592 (Statistics Canada, October 2004).
Quebec's primary and only official language is French, making up the bulk of the Francophone population in North America.
Quebec is the only Canadian province where English is not an official language, and it is one of only two Canadian provinces where French is an official language (the other one being New Brunswick).
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 Bambooweb: Quebec
Quebec (pronounced "keh-BECK"; French: le Québec) is a Canadian province with a population of 7,509,928 (Statistics Canada, 2004), primarily speakers of the French language making up the bulk of the Francophone population in North America.
North of the St. Lawrence River Valley, the territory of Quebec is extremely rich in resources in its coniferous forests, lakes, and rivers—pulp and paper, lumber, and hydroelectricity are still some of the province's most important industries.
Quebec is also home to 11 aboriginal cultures and that of a large Anglophone minority of approximately 600,000 people.
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 Maurice Duplessis biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the 1931 election, Duplessis was re-elected in his seat, but Conservative leader Camillien Houde lost both the election and his own seat.
Duplessis' first government was defeated in the 1939 election, a snap election called by the Premier in hopes of exploiting the issue of Canadian participation in World War II.
He won the 1936 election, lost the 1939 election, won the 1944 election, 1948 election, 1952 election, and 1956 election and died in office in 1959.
maurice-duplessis.biography.ms   (614 words)

  
 Jean Lesage biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jean Lesage (June 10, 1912 - December 12, 1980) was a lawyer and politician in the Canadian province of Quebec.
Born in Montreal, he studied law at Laval University in Quebec City and was admitted to the bar in 1934.
Lesage's campaign ushered in the Quiet Revolution, which began to change the traditional domination of Quebec's economy by English-speaking Canadians, and the traditional domination of the public lives of French-speaking Quebecers by the Catholic Church was replaced by a larger role for the Government of Quebec.
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 National Assembly of Quebec   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The current president of the National Assembly of Quebec is liberal member of parliament Michel Bissonnet.
General elections are held at least every 5 years.
One of the members of the National Assembly is chosen as the Speaker (in Quebec the President of the Assembly) by the Premier with the support of the Leader of the Opposition.
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 The Three Periods biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The election of a Parti Québécois government in Quebec City for the 1994 Quebec election.
It was achieved: the PQ sent 77 MP's to the National Assembly of Quebec, won a majority government and received a majority (although slimer than expected) in popular vote.
After the skyplummetting popularity of the newly elected federalist Quebec government in 2003-2004, the sponsorship scandal, the Bloc's renewed popularity for the 2004 federal elections and the rise in support for sovereignty (49% in April 2004), some militants evoked the return of a new three part plan.
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 Elections Canada On-Line | General Information
Elections Canada is the non-partisan agency responsible for the conduct of federal elections, by-elections and referendums.
At the November 27, 2000, general election, there were 11 registered political parties operating at the federal level in Canada.
Elections Canada maintains a toll-free TTY telephone enquiries line for voters who are deaf or hard of hearing.
www.elections.ca /content.asp?section=gen&document=elecsys&dir=ces&lang=e&textonly=false   (1184 words)

  
 List of Quebec general elections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is a list of Quebec general elections since Confederation in 1867, when Quebec became a province of the Dominion of Canada.
in the Champlain electoral district to break a tie in the original general election.
A by-election was not held in Kamouraska until February 11 1869 (won by the Conservatives).
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/List-of-Quebec-general-elections.htm   (339 words)

  
 Quebec and Federal Elections, 1867-1997 - Readings - Quebec History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On the whole, Quebec has voted as a block, has voted for the winner, has supported the “favourite son” and has refused to vote for third parties, unless they came specifically from Quebec and were dedicated to defending the interests of Quebec.
The irony was that, though Trudeau continously scorned nationalism in Quebec, he was one of the main beneficiaries of it, as his compatriots continued to vote for him at least in part because he was from Quebec.
Two reasons explain the block voting in Quebec: one is the strong sense of community in Quebec, of sharing a common language and culture and, consequently of seeing and appraising events and issues in a similar fashion.
www2.marianopolis.edu /quebechistory/readings/fedelect.htm   (3453 words)

  
 NTU Info Centre: Quebec   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Quebec (le Québec in French) is the largest province in Canada geographically, and the second most populous, after Ontario, with a population of 7,560,592 (Statistics Canada, October 2004).
Quebec's primary language is French, making up the bulk of the Francophone population in North America.
The motto of Quebec is Je me souviens (I remember), which is carved into the Parliament Building façade in Quebec City(Ville de Québec) and is seen on the coat of arms and the licence plates.
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 An Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Where the by-law referred to in the second paragraph is repealed, the first general election shall be held in the calendar year in which the next regular election for the office of mayor is to be held.
An election officer of a municipality which has not established a tariff or which has not fixed the officer's remuneration or allowance in the tariff is entitled to the remuneration or allowance fixed in the tariff established by the Minister or, failing that, agreed upon with the returning officer.
The list of electors in a district or ward shall constitute the list of electors of that district or ward, and the list of electors of all the districts and wards shall constitute the list of electors of the municipality.
www2.publicationsduquebec.gouv.qc.ca /dynamicSearch/telecharge.php?type=2&file=/E_2_2/E2_2_A.html   (9788 words)

  
 Quebec   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The head of government is the List of Quebec premiersPremier (called ''premier ministre'' in French) who leads the largest party in the unicameral National Assembly of QuebecNational Assembly/ or ''Assemblée Nationale'', from which the Council of Ministers is appointed.
Until 1968 the Quebec legislature was bicameral, consisting of the Legislative Council of QuebecLegislative Council and the Legislative Assembly of QuebecLegislative Assembly/.
Quebec is at once a North American society and the main French languageFrench-speaking society on the continent.
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 Quebec   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Quebec (pronounced "keh-BECK"; French: le Québec) is the largest province in Canada geographically, and the second most populous, second to Ontario, with a population of 7,509,928 (Statistics Canada, 2004).
The most populated region is the St. Lawrence River Valley in the south, where the capital, Quebec City, and the largest city, Montréal, are situated.
The first European explorer of what is now Quebec was Jacques Cartier, who planted a cross in the Gaspé in 1534 and sailed into the St. Lawrence River in 1535.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/qu/Quebec.htm   (1672 words)

  
 Louis-Alexandre Taschereau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born in Quebec City, the son of Jean-Thomas Taschereau, lawyer and judge at the Supreme Court, and Marie-Louise-Joséphine Caron.
A pioneer in advocating the exploitation of the huge hydraulic potential the waterways of the new Quebec, Taschereau understood the limited capital available in a sparsely populated Canada, and actively tried to bring in American investment to develop Quebec's industrial potential and try to stop mass emigration south of the border.
Louis-Alexandre Taschereau also provided the government of Quebec with a monopoly on the sale of liquor and wine during the era of Prohibition in the United States.
www.toshare.info /en/Louis-Alexandre_Taschereau.htm   (670 words)

  
 Jacques Parizeau biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jacques Parizeau (born August 9, 1930) is an economist and noted Quebec sovereigntist who served as Premier of the Canadian province of Quebec from September 26, 1994 to January 28, 1996).
After the PQ was elected to office in the 1976 Quebec election, the new premier, René Lévesque, appointed Parizeau as Minister of Finance.
In the 1989 Quebec election, Parizeau's first as PQ leader, his party did not fare well.
jacques-parizeau.biography.ms   (771 words)

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