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  Canadian Electoral Districts | Digital Copyright Canada
The Canadian federal election is called for January 23, 2006.
Letter 1 was sent during the 2006 federal election, Letter 2 was launched in April 2006, and Letter 3 was launched in October 2006.
He was sent signatures to the Petition for Users Rights which he offered to table for us, but this did not happen before the election was called.
www.digital-copyright.ca /edid   (839 words)

  Elections in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is also possible to delay a general election to be delayed should Canada be embroiled in a war or insurrection.
Elections are generally held in either the fall or spring.
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   (2451 words)

 List of elections in the Province of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Province of Canada was the union of Canada West (formerly Upper Canada and later Ontario) and Canada East (formerly Lower Canada and later Quebec).
This election is notable as exactly 29 Liberals were elected from each half of the Province of Canada, and exactly 35 MPs supportive of the Conservative/Centrist movements were elected from each half, which created a regionally balanced government.
Eventually George Brown led a group of Canada West Liberals to form a coalition with the Conservatives, and began the discussions on the confederation of all of the British North America colonies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_elections_in_the_Province_of_Canada   (807 words)

 Canada - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The Canadas were merged into a single colony, the United Province of Canada, with the Act of Union (1840) in an attempt to assimilate the French Canadians.
Canada's head of state is the monarch, currently Elizabeth II and commonly referred to as the Queen of Canada.
Canada is known for its vast forests and mountain ranges (including the Rocky Mountains) and the animals that reside within them, such as moose, caribou, beavers, polar bears, grizzly bears, and the common loon.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/c/a/n/Canada.html   (5490 words)

 Ask Us A Question   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Canada is a federal constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, and defines itself as a bilingual and multicultural nation; both English and French are official languages.
Canada was a major front in the War of 1812 between the United States and British Empire and its successful defence had important long-term effects on Canada, including the building of a sense of unity and nationalism among British North Americans.
Canada's two official languages, English and French, are the mother tongues of 59.7% and 23.2% of the population, respectively.
www.avoo.com /wiki/Canada   (5745 words)

 Canada - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Canada is a federation of ten provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Québec, and Saskatchewan; and two territories: Northwest Territories and Yukon.
Canada in World War II Despite Mackenzie King's previous vacillation over giving aid to Britain in time of crisis and his insistence on parliamentary approval, there was little doubt of Canada's resolve in 1939 to join the Allies.
Canada was experiencing an economic boom: industry was expanding rapidly, aided by a rising immigration rate, and the whole face of the country was changing.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Canada   (4111 words)

 Women & Canadian Elections
A chronological list of all the women who have served as members of the House of Commons is available from Parliament, as is a summary table of female MPs and Senators by party.
At the close of nominations for the 2004 election, there were 391 women and 1,294 men among the 1685 candidates who had successfully filed their papers with Elections Canada.
The CBC provides a useful list of all the women candidates in the 2004 election along with their margin of victory or loss.
www.sfu.ca /~aheard/elections/women.html   (1798 words)

 Canada - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The area between the Province of Canada and the colony of British Columbia, Rupert's Land, was administered by the Hudson's Bay Company, but by the late 1850s, politicians in the Province of Canada launched a series of western exploratory expeditions with the intention of assuming control of Rupert's Land and the Arctic region.
Canada is a constitutional monarchy and a Commonwealth Realm that formally recognizes Elizabeth II as Queen of Canada, Role and Responsibilities of the Governor General whose duties are performed on a day-to-day basis by the Governor General at the federal level and by the Lieutenant-Governors at the provincial level.
Canada is known for its vast forests and mountain ranges, and the animals that reside within them, such as moose, beavers, caribou, polar bears, grizzly bears, Canada goose and the common loon.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/Canada   (5095 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Province of Canada
The Province of Canada or the United Province of Canada was a British colony in North America from 1841 to 1867.
Before 1841, the territory roughly corresponding to Southern Ontario in Canada belonged to the British colony of Upper Canada, while the southern portion of Québec, Canada, and the Labrador region of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, belonged to the colony of Lower Canada.
The Province of Canada ceased to exist upon Confederation, when it joined with the British North American colonies of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia to form the Dominion of Canada.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Province_of_Canada   (655 words)

 County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The term has since tended to represent a tertiary geographical unit of administration intermediate between the larger, secondary state or province, and the smaller, quaternary township, municipality or district.
The County remains one of the oldest levels of government in China and significantly predates the establishment of provinces in the Ming dynasty.
Lists of counties by state can be found through U.S. counties; for more comparative information on U.S. counties, See county Statistics of the United States.
county.iqnaut.net   (2240 words)

 New Zealand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Parliamentary general elections are held every three years under a form of proportional representation called Mixed Member Proportional.
The 2005 General Election created an 'overhang' of one extra seat (occupied by the Māori Party), due to that party winning more seats in constituencies than the number of seats its proportion of the party vote would have given it.
The spirit of the provinces however still lives on, and there is fierce rivalry exhibited in sporting and cultural events.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Zealand   (5295 words)

 Canadian Electoral Reform
In early 2004, the Law Commission of Canada issued a report recommending that the federal electoral system be changed to a mixed member system that allows for more proportional representation of parties in the House of Commons.
With the 2004 elections, Canada is divided into 308 constituencies each with their own representative to speak on behalf of local interests.
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.
www.sfu.ca /~aheard/elections/reform.html   (2746 words)

 Elections BC - Contacts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Elections BC is taking another step towards ensuring the currency and accuracy of the provincial Voters List by conducting a mail campaign to purge the Voters List of inactive records.
Elections BC will be mailing a package to those voters whose record indicates that they have not voted in the last two elections for which they were registered and whose voter record does not indicate any activity (address changes or confirmations) since the 1996 provincial general election.
In September 1997 Elections BC and Elections Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding forming a general agreement on exchange and sharing of data, expertise and technology.
www.elections.bc.ca /newsrel/n_980428.html   (360 words)

 Province of Canada - Draft Canon on Episcopal Elections
Any priest or bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada or of a church in full communion therewith who is at least 30 years of age may be elected or appointed as a diocesan bishop, a coadjutor bishop or a suffragan bishop.
Each bishop shall, within seven days after being notified of the election, inform the Metropolitan that he or she concurs with, or objects to, the election.
The House of Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada shall consider and determine any objection to an election and the decision of the House of Bishops is final.
www.province-canada.anglican.org /canons/proposal.shtml   (3046 words)

 Elections Canada defends error-plagued voters' list   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Duplication of names on the list meant Elections Canada thought there were 957,205 more eligible voters leading into the 2000 election than was actually the case.
Canada's chief electoral officer also said he is ready to deal with a flood of people showing up who are not registered to vote.
Canada's annual inflation rate tumbled by half a percentage point to 1.7 per cent last month as prices at the gas pumps fell all across the country.
www.cbc.ca /canada/story/2004/06/25/elxn_kingsley040625.html   (1709 words)

 Online NewsHour: Canada- June 3, 1997
After a background report, Charles Krause leads a discussion on what the election results mean for Canada's future.
And in the rest of the country there was a fatigue with deficits; there was a concern about high taxes; and there was a desire to reduce the scope of the government, so there’s a bit of a cleavage there.
But obviously Canada is a society that prides itself on accommodating differences, whether they are linguistic or regional.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/canada/jan-june97/canada_6-3.html   (1295 words)

 ELECTIONS ONTARIO - permanent register of electors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When an election is called, the Permanent Register of Electors is used by Elections Ontario to prepare the Voters List for each electoral district in the province.
In the past, it was necessary to prepare a new Voters List for every provincial election, by conducting door-to-door visits to all residences in the Province to determine who was qualified to vote.
The Voters List, which is produced from it for use during an election, may be viewed in the electoral district Returning Office, but it may not be copied or transcribed.
www.electionsontario.on.ca /en/voters_who_pre_en.shtml?printable   (798 words)

 List of Canada-related topics : QuicklyFind Info
List of Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada
List of Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada
List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada
www.quicklyfind.com /info/List_of_Canada-related_topics.htm   (88 words)

 Canada Elections Act
means, in respect of an election in an electoral district, the date for the commencement of the preparation of the preliminary lists of electors for that election;
(c) sufficient election supplies, blank ballot papers and blank forms, including the forms of oaths, for the purposes of the election, except Forms 2 and 3 and the forms prescribed pursuant to subsection 93(2) and paragraph 282(1)(a), which the returning officer shall cause to be printed.
A prospective candidate shall be nominated by at least one hundred electors resident in the electoral district or, in the case of an electoral district listed in Schedule III of this Act, at least fifty such electors.
www.efc.ca /pages/law/canada/elections.html   (12949 words)

 Canada Hotels - List of Canada Hotels and Resorts with affordable Hotel Rates
Canada is a federation of ten provinces (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan) and three territories (Northwest Territories, Yukon, and as of April 1, 1999, Nunavut).
In the east the mountainous maritime provinces have an irregular coastline on the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Atlantic.
At that time the population of Canada was almost entirely French, but in the next few decades, thousands of British colonists emigrated to Canada from the British Isles and from the American colonies.
www.southtravels.com /america/canada/traveltips.html   (3052 words)

 Elections Canada chief won't back down on veiled voting
Veiled women will not have to show their faces at polling stations in upcoming elections, but they may be asked for sworn statements in some situations to verify their identities, Canada's chief electoral officer said Monday.
Canada's chief electoral officer, Marc Mayrand, speaks to the media on Monday.
"I have asked election personnel to invite anyone whose face is concealed to uncover it in a manner that is respectful to their beliefs," Maynard said.
www.cbc.ca /canada/story/2007/09/10/elections-veils.html?ref=rss   (1660 words)

 BlogsCanada: E-Group
In every competition and by-election, there are winners and losers, and so far the Liberals seem to be the biggest losers in this, especially their newly minted leader Stephane Dion.
Even if Elections Canada finds the scheme was legal, the Cons 2006 election advertising spending trickery sure doesn’t pass the sniff test.
For the longest time, commentators and bloggers have been calling this everything from vote buying to flmail, but the Liberals have scoffed at this, stating that they are just governing, even though it seems like they have done more "governing" the past couple of months than they have in the whole term to date.
www.blogscanada.ca /egroup   (1743 words)

 Masters Swimming Canada: My MSC
Masters Swimming Canada is a club based organization and maintains a list of all Masters clubs in the country.
The club list includes the name of the club, the short form for the club that should be used in swim meet software, the official club code, which should always be used for the club in meet results, and the city the club is located in.
The list also specifies the club member that is the contact between the club and MSC, this person represents the club to Masters Swimming Canada including casting the clubs votes in MSC elections.
mymsc.ca /MscHome.jsp   (269 words)

 Quebec Finance
OTTAWA -- The Conservative government moved closer to declaring political victory in the softwood lumber dispute on Monday as Michael Wilson, Canada's ambassador in the U.S., said Prime Minister Ste...
TORONTO -- Several of Canada's big banks are cutting their posted mortgage rates, effective Friday.
The Royal Bank said Thursday it is reducing key mortgage rates by a 10th of a percentage point acr...
www.quebecfinance.com   (559 words)

 CBC.ca News - Canada
A government review says Albertans are not receiving their fair share from the province's lucrative oilsands, and recommends the province charge the oil and gas industry 20 per cent more in royalties, or about $2 billion, per year.
A woman who had hoped to run in the Tu Nedhe district in the N.W.T. election is fighting her disqualification as a candidate by the territory's elections office, which rejected her paperwork.
Newfoundland and Labrador nurses put the province's health minister on the hot seat at a forum Tuesday and then heard a promise that rewards are in the wings after years of tough contracts.
cbc.ca /canada   (1674 words)

 Join ITS Canada
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Up to five representatives from your organization will be included on ITS Canada’s e-mail distribution list, used to ensure members are kept apprised of the latest developments in the ITS industry.
You will be included on ITS Canada's e-mail distribution list, used to ensure members are kept apprised of the latest developments in the ITS industry.
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 Google Directory - Regional > North America > Canada > Nova Scotia > Society and Culture > Politics
Includes riding boundaries, lists of candidates, election rules and other resources.
Wayne Coady will be running in the election of 2003 in Nova Scotia as an Independent candidate.
Satirical commentary on political shenanigans in Nova Scotia and Canada.
google.pt /Top/Regional/North_America/Canada/Nova_Scotia/Society_and_Culture/Politics   (165 words)

 Redstate | Conservative News and Community
And, no question, elections sometimes create victors that may not conform to everything we want.
Republican political consultant Karen Hanretty put together a list of policy proposals the Congressional Democrats are currently supporting or encouraging as an alternative to what is happening now.
Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell helped arrange more than $11 million in federal money in the past year for projects benefiting clients of a lobbyist who is advising her re-election campaign and still owes her money from a personal loan.
rancher.redstate.com   (3849 words)

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