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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.
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 United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lists_of_general_elections_in_Canada   (1172 words)

 1989 Report of the Auditor General of Canada - Chapter 10
In the last general election, some returning officers lightened their workload by hiring data processing firms to prepare the list of electors and the enumeration notices for the second stage of the process.
Conceivably, Elections Canada may find itself in the same position it was in before the November 1988 general election: again faced with training two sets of returning officers; planning two different sets of electoral districts; and converting two sets of laws into the necessary detailed instructions.
Elections Canada has been meeting with election officials from the 10 provinces and two territories on an annual basis for the past 15 years to explore areas of mutual interest and cooperation within the constraints of our respective legislation.
www.oag-bvg.gc.ca /domino/reports.nsf/html/8910ce.html   (6246 words)

 Election Resources on the Internet: Federal Elections in Canada - Elections to the House of Commons
Less than a year after winning Canada's 38th general election on June 28, 2004, the Liberal minority government prevailed by a single vote in a parliamentary confidence motion on Thursday, May 19, 2005.
The 38th general election was called in May 2004 by Prime Minister Paul Martin, a former Finance Minister who was elected leader of the ruling Liberal Party in November 2003 and who has been in office since December 2003, when Jean Chrétien stepped down after ten years as head of government.
The Parliament of Canada consists of a lower chamber, the House of Commons, whose members are directly elected by universal adult suffrage for a maximum term of five years, and an upper chamber, the Senate, whose members are appointed on a provincial basis and may hold office until they are 75 years of age.
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 CBC News:Elections Canada defends error-plagued voters' list
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.
Elections commissions in provinces that also maintain voters' lists.
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.
www.cbc.ca /stories/2004/06/25/canada/elxn_kingsley040625   (712 words)

 Health : Article 'Inflation'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
General inflation is a fall in the market value or purchasing power of money within an economy, as opposed to currency devaluation which is the fall of the market value of a currency between economies.
General inflation is referred to as a rise in the general level of prices.
The idea behind this formula is that the general price level of consumers' goods will rise only if the aggregate supply of consumers' goods goes down relative to the aggregate demand for consumers' goods, or if the aggregate demand increases relative to the aggregate supply of consumers' goods.
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 List of Quebec general elections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This is a list of Quebec general elections since Confederation in 1867, when Quebec became a province of the Dominion of Canada.
The 63 Liberal seats include the May 27 1912 election of Gustave Lemieux by acclamation in Gaspé and the July 15 1912 election of Joseph-Édouard Caron in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine.
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)

 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.
List of elections in the Province of Canada (pre-Confederation)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canada,_general_election_history   (136 words)

 Canadian federal election, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A Canadian federal election (more formally, the 38th general election) was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
Although the election was initially widely expected to be a relatively easy romp for Martin to a fourth consecutive Liberal majority government, during the campaign many began instead to predict a far more closely-fought election.
Voter turnout nationwide was 60.9% the lowest it has ever been in the history of Canada http://www.elections.ca/content.asp?section=pas&document=turnout&lang=e&textonly=false, with 13,683,570 out of 22,466,621 registered voters casting their ballots.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/C/Canadian-federal-election,-2004.htm   (2444 words)

 Canada Elections Act 2000/ Loi électorale du Canada 2000
"election period" means the period beginning with the issue of the writ and ending on polling day or, where the writ is withdrawn under subsection 59(1) or is deemed to be withdrawn under section 551, on the day that the writ is withdrawn or deemed to be withdrawn.
Subject to this Act, every person who is qualified as an elector is entitled to have his or her name included in the list of electors for the polling division in which he or she is ordinarily resident and to vote at the polling station for that polling division.
(2) The lists of electors for the merging polling divisions are deemed to be the official list of electors for the polling division that results from the merger.
www.georgetown.edu /pdba/Electoral/Canada/canada1.html   (16592 words)

 Thomson Nelson - Political Science -Government and Politics on the Web/Introduction to International Politics
Canada, Britain, and the U.S. all use the Single Member Plurality system, sometimes called "first-past-the-post." In this system there is one representative in the legislature for each riding, and that person only has to win one vote more than any other candidate in that riding.
In mixed systems, a portion of the legislature's seats are filled through single member plurality elections, while the rest are filled from party lists according to each party's share of the vote.
CNN provides archived coverage of the 2004 Presidential and congressional elections; you can also visit their archives for the 2000 presidential and congressional elections and 2002 congressional elections.
polisci.nelson.com /electsys.html   (1200 words)

 Thomson Nelson - Political Science Resource Centre
Visit New Zealand Elections for more information aboutthis system and the history of its adoption in time for the 1996 general election.
The raw survey data from the 1997 and 2004 elections are available for the CES and for the 1984-2000 election studies from York University.
Elections Canada provides the official results of the 1997 and 2000 general elections on line.
polisci.nelson.com /elections.html   (1253 words)

 Canada Country Analysis Brief   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Canada sends over 99% of its crude oil exports to the U.S., and the country is one of the most important sources of U.S. oil imports.
Canada enjoys a vigorous electricity trade with the United States, and the electricity networks of the two countries are heavily integrated.
Canada is a signatory to the Kyoto Protocol.
www.eia.doe.gov /cabs/canada.html   (5137 words)

 The Ultimate Member of Parliament - American History Information Guide and Reference
In Canada, the term Member of Parliament refers specifically to a member of the Canadian House of Commons.
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.historymania.com /american_history/MP   (570 words)

 Compendium of Election Administration in Canada
The Reform Party of Canada asked the Chief Electoral Officer to change the full name of the party to the "Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance" and to change the short form from "Reform" to "Canadian Alliance".
The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada explained the adjustment during his appearance before the Subcommittee on Electoral Boundaries Readjustment on October 6, 2003, and his appearance to discuss the 2004 Main Estimates before the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs on March 5, 2004.
The 2001 general election expenses do not include the 2000 general confirmation (enumeration) expenses of $3 538 644 (or 1.96 per elector).
www.elections.ca /loi/com2002/Statistics/sta01_e.html   (1283 words)

 List of Alberta general elections - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
To date, no political party has returned to power in Alberta after being removed in a previous election.
(See list of parties, present and historical, for Alberta.)
See also: Lists of general elections in Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Alberta_general_elections   (99 words)

 WDSU.com - News - Elections In New Orleans Present A Logistical Nightmare
An elections task force set up to hash out the ways to preserve elections in areas devastated by hurricanes Katrina and Rita faces a ticking clock.
Elections also are scheduled for Nov. 12 in some parts of southwestern Louisiana, which was hit by Hurricane Rita.
Elections officials are considering the creation of mobile precincts in cities with heavy numbers of evacuees, like Houston or Atlanta, and are expecting to have to send out thousands of absentee ballots around the country.
www.wdsu.com /news/5096061/detail.html   (335 words)

 Health : Article 'Inflation'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
For many centuries there were only two forms of monetary policy: decisions about coinage, and the decision to print paper money to create credit.
Interest rates, while now thought of as part of monetary authority, were not generally coordinated with the other forms of monetary policy.
Monetary policy was seen as an executive decision, and was generally in the hands of the authority with seniorage, or the power to coin.
www.poneweb.com /DisplayArticle289083.html   (747 words)

 Comparative Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Elections Canada The government agency that oversees Canadian elections.
The Reform Party currently is the leader of the opposition but has won no seats outside of its base in Western Canada.
New Democratic Party was traditionally Canada's third largest party.
www.american.edu /dlublin/old/sites/compara.htm   (534 words)

 Lists of general elections in Canada - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Lists of general elections in Canada - InfoSearchPoint.com
Since then it has grown from 4 original provinces, to 10 provinces, and 3 territories.
Canada has been a democracy since its inception, and there have been over 300 general elections, listed below:
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Canadian_general_election_history   (88 words)

 Political Parties and Elections in Canada (Federal) - Les élections et les partis politiques au Canada (Niveau ...
Except for a section called "General Political Websites" near the bottom of this page, most of the links you'll find here focus on the 2004 federal election, with a large selection of links to NGO sites about that election.
Click on a party logo on the CTV Election 2004 page for a list of key policies, or click on each issue for a comparison of the political parties' positions.
Elections Canada - Everything you want to know about the federal elections process in Canada.
www.canadiansocialresearch.net /politics.htm   (6200 words)

 CBC News: Elections Canada defends error-plagued voters' list   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
CBC News: Elections Canada defends error-plagued voters' list
Tories can't crack Liberal fortress in Atlantic Canada
Take a break from politics!- Check out our election games.
www.cbc.ca /story/election/national/2004/06/25/elxn2_kingsley040625.html   (729 words)

 Listas de elecciones generales en Canadá   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Lista de las elecciones del general de Colombia británico
Lista elecciones del general de Terranova y de Labrador
English version: Lists of general elections in Canada Next: Colina De Clinton, Brooklyn Up
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 Political Parties and Elections in Canada (Provinces and Territories) - Les élections et les partis politiques ...
Google Canada News : The 2003 Ontario Election --- all the latest news about the Ontario provincial government election.
Google Canada : the 2003 Ontario Election - links to websites concerning the October provincial election - from voters' guides to party websites, to issues statements by a number of interest and advocacy groups, etc.
links to the latest election results, eligibility to vote, voters lists, ridings or electoral districts, and members of parliament and provincial/territorial legislatures, organized by jurisdiction and by topic.
www.canadiansocialresearch.net /politics_prov_terr.htm   (1898 words)

 A portal to call our own - Canada Elections- Mastindia.com
A complete list of Resources for Indian Community
On the advice of the Prime Minister, the Governor General has, by proclamation on October 22, 2000, dissolved Parliament and given orders for issuing writs of election.
Source: Elections Canada and the parliament of canada.
www.mastindia.com /can/can_e_members.html   (116 words)

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