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  Lorne Calvert - 2003 Western Premiers' Conference
Lorne Calvert was born, raised and educated in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
Lorne was ordained in the United Church of Canada in 1976 and served congregations in Perdue, Gravelbourg, Bateman, Shamrock, Coderre, and Palmer.
Calvert was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1986 as the representative for Moose Jaw South, and was re-elected in 1991 and 1995 as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Moose Jaw Wakamow.
www.protocol.gov.bc.ca /wpc2003/LCalvert.htm   (253 words)

  
 Sask New Democrats - Lorne Calvert
Lorne Calvert was born and raised in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
Lorne was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1986 as the representative for Moose Jaw South, and was re-elected in 1991 and 1995 as the MLA for Moose Jaw Wakamow.
Lorne was elected Leader of the New Democratic Party of Saskatchewan in January of 2001, and assumed the duties of Premier in February of 2001.
www.saskndp.com /calvert   (492 words)

  
 Calvert, Lorne
Calvert was first elected to the Saskatchewan legislature under Roy ROMANOW's NDP government in 1986 as the representative for Moose Jaw South.
Upon Romanow's retirement in 2001, Calvert ran for the leadership of the NDP and vowed to maintain the coalition.
Calvert, a staunch defender of medicare and economic progress through socialist means, defeated seven challengers in four rounds of voting to replace Romanow.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0009656   (411 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Lorne Calvert
Lorne Calvert (born December 24, 1954 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan) is the current premier of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
An ordained minister in the United Church of Canada, Calvert served as minister of Zion United Church in Moose Jaw from 1979 to 1986.
Calvert and the NDP narrowly defeated the centre-right opposition Saskatchewan Party in the 2003 provincial election.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Lorne-Calvert   (1544 words)

  
 Saskatchewan
Lorne Calvert was born in Moose Jaw on December 24, 1952.
Lorne was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature as the MLA for Moose Jaw South in 1986.
Lorne Calvert was appointed to Cabinet in 1992 and held several major Cabinet posts including Minister of Health and Minister of Social Services.
www.canadainfolink.ca /prem_saskatchewan.htm   (218 words)

  
 Premier Lorne Calvert
Calvert was ordained in the United Church of Canada in 1976 and served congregations in Perdue, Gravelbourg, Bateman, Shamrock, Coderre, and Palmer.
Lorne Calvert was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1986 as the representative for Moose Jaw South.
Calvert’s proudest accomplishments were his involvement in health care reform, the expansion of the ground-breaking Action Plan for Children, and the introduction of the innovative, and now internationally recognized, Building Independence strategy to help move families off social assistance and into productive work environments.
www.executive.gov.sk.ca /min_bios/58075.htm   (271 words)

  
 Lorne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lorne Calvert (1954—), premier of Saskatchewan, Canada, as of 2005
The courtesy title for the (Scottish) Duke of Argyll's eldest son and heir is Marquess of Lorne (after Lorne, Scotland).
The current Marquess of Lorne is Archibald Campbell.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lorne   (142 words)

  
 Calvert, Lorne
Calvert, Lorne, ministre de l'Église Unie du Canada, homme politique, premier ministre de la Saskatchewan (1953, Moose Jaw, (Sask)).
Calvert est élu pour la première fois à l'Assemblée législative de la Saskatchewan en 1986, sous le gouvernement néo-démocrate de Roy ROMANOW, comme député de Moose Jaw South.
Calvert, un ardent défenseur du régime de l'assurance-maladie et du progrès économique par des moyens socialistes, défait sept aspirants au titre en quatre tours et remplace Romanow.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=F1ARTF0009656   (449 words)

  
 Lloydminster Meridian Booster, Lloydminster, AB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lloydminster Meridian Booster — Premier Lorne Calvert is telling government departments to be frugal in an attempt to turn the province’s finances from naughty to nice.
Calvert says he wants government departments to be “very careful” in their spending as the province heads into the final quarter of the fiscal year.
Calvert conceded the belt-tightening won’t be enough to tackle the deficit, but said it could still save millions.
www.meridianbooster.com /story.php?id=84419   (488 words)

  
 Station Information - Lorne Calvert
An ordained minister, Calvert served as minister of Zion United Church in Moose Jaw from 1979 to 1986.
He became premier on February 8, 2001, after winning the NDP leadership campaign to replace outgoing leader and premier Roy Romanow.
Calvert and the NDP edged out the right-wing opposition Saskatchewan Party in a general provincial election (Saskatchewan general election, 2003).
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/l/lo/lorne_calvert.html   (131 words)

  
 The United Church Observer > Archives: Mar.2001 > Nation > Rev. Lorne Calvert: From pastor to premier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lorne Calvert celebrates his hard-won victory in the race this winter to become the new leader of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party, and the province's next premier.
Calvert had been taking a breather from 13 years in politics as an MLA and senior Saskatchewan cabinet minister when Roy Romanow announced last September he was stepping down.
Calvert’s acceptance speech is low-key, not least in part because he recognizes the challenges still ahead of him.
www.ucobserver.org /archives/mar01_nat.htm   (2215 words)

  
 Élections Saskatchewan 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Le premier ministre Lorne Calvert promet du changement au lendemain des élections qui ont donné au NPD un quatrième mandat consécutif.
Calvert se dit fier de la victoire de ses troupes, mais affirme comprendre que les électeurs veulent des idées neuves.
Lorne Calvert croit que cela sera suffisant pour insuffler le vent de changement que réclamaient les deux tiers des répondants à un sondage de mi-campagne.
radio-canada.ca /regions/saskatchewan/nouvelles/ElectionsSask2003/200311/06/005-calvert_changement.shtml   (180 words)

  
 injusticebusters 2004 > > Premier Lorne Calvert, former clergyman, takes moral low road
Calvert appeared irritated earlier in the week when reporters asked repeated questions about an election promise he may not be able to keep.
Premier Lorne Calvert would like to offer an apology to Richard Klassen and his family, but says he can't while the matter is still before the courts.
Calvert said Friday that as long as the matter is before the courts, he can't apologize.
www.injusticebusters.com /04/Calvert.htm   (1978 words)

  
 cbc.ca
Saskatchewan Premier Lorne Calvert still hopes he can convince the federal government to completely offset new U.S. farm subsidies, even though the prime minister says the province should be happy to get partial payment from Ottawa.
Calvert went to Ottawa to meet Prime Minister Jean Chrétien Wednesday after learning about the proposed federal plan to pay only 60 per cent of the costs of a new farm program.
Calvert agreed that agricultural programs are usually cost-shared, but but said trade was a federal responsibility.
www.cbc.ca /cgi-bin/templates/email.cgi?/2002/06/12/sasktrade020612   (311 words)

  
 CTV.ca - Calvert wins Saskatchewan byelection - CTV News, Shows and Sports -- Canadian Television
New Democrat Premier Lorne Calvert won his seat in the Saskatchewan legislature Monday, in the first real test of the new premier's leadership.
Calvert takes his seat in the riding of Saskatoon-Riversdale, which is considered an NDP stronghold.
Calvert, who hails from Moose Jaw, is a former health minister who left politics two years ago to spend more time with his family.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/print/CTVNews/1027382816388_22792016?hub=CTVNewsAt11&subhub=PrintStory   (189 words)

  
 CBC - Saskatchewan Votes 2003
Calvert called Saskatchewan the best place to call home and championed what he called a strong and vibrant democracy.
Calvert trumpeted the party's gains in popular vote, which increased to 44.5 per cent from the 38.7 per cent that Romanow received when he formed the minority government that Calvert inherited in 2001.
Calvert was asked to respond to criticisms that his party is tired after 12 years, especially given the obstacles the NDP faced over the last two years.
www.cbc.ca /saskvotes2003   (540 words)

  
 CBC Saskatchewan - Calvert expected to call election today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As promised, Lorne Calvert is expected to call an election four years into a third NDP mandate.
Last spring the Calvert government's new finance minister, former Liberal leader Jim Melenchuk, released a budget that was touted as balanced, but when the auditor released a report last month, he said the government was living beyond its means.
Calvert has spent the summer trumpeting economic growth, pegged at over 2 per cent, and growth in the oil and mineral sector.
sask.cbc.ca /regional/servlet/View?filename=election_call031008   (629 words)

  
 Lorne Calvert -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lorne Calvert (born December 24, 1954) is the current premier of the (A river rising in northeastern New Mexico and flowing eastward across the Texas panhandle to become a tributary of the Arkansas River in Oklahoma) Canadian province of (One of the three prairie provinces in west central Canada) Saskatchewan.
Calvert and the NDP narrowly defeated the right-wing opposition (Click link for more info and facts about Saskatchewan Party) Saskatchewan Party in the (Click link for more info and facts about 2003 provincial election) 2003 provincial election.
The NDP won 30 seats of the 58 seats in the (A vote to select the winner of a position or political office) election.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/L/Lo/Lorne_Calvert.htm   (263 words)

  
 Lorne Calvert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lorne Calvert (llevado de diciembre el 24 de 1954) es el primero ministro actual de la provincia canadiense de Saskatchewan.
Un ministro ordained, Calvert servido como ministro de Zion unió la iglesia en quijada de los alces a partir de 1979 a 1986.
Calvert y el NDP afilaron fuera del partido de la derecha de Saskatchewan de la oposición en una elección provincial general (elección general, 2003 de Saskatchewan).
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/lo/Lorne%20Calvert.htm   (181 words)

  
 Lorne Calvert chosen new premier of Saskatchewan
Calvert immediately ruled out a snap election call, meaning that his first priority will be to renegotiate a coalition with three Liberal MLAs who have wielded the balance of power since the last election cut the NDP to a minority.
Calvert thanked supporters and pledged to uphold the social democratic principles of former premiers Tommy Douglas and Allan Blakeney.
Calvert, 48, is a centrist who was the choice of the party establishment.
www.nupge.ca /news_2001/news_ja01/n29ja01a.htm   (285 words)

  
 CTV.ca | Calvert vows progressive change in Saskatchewan
Newly re-elected Premier Lorne Calvert says the people of Saskatchewan have placed their trust in his New Democrats to lead the province through progressive change.
Calvert's chief rival, Saskatchewan Party Leader Elwin Hermanson, was declared a winner in his riding of Rosetown-Elrose.
Calvert had promised that if his party was elected for a fourth term, he would mandate the Crown to provide customers with the lowest utility-rate packages in the country.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1068121849857_27/?hub%3DCanada   (693 words)

  
 Sept 30
The NDP Party has allowed the possibility of 13 year old children to be allowed to vote in Lorne Calvert not just as NDP Party Leader but as Premier of Saskatchewan.
Over a year ago Lorne Calvert resigned as a duly elected MLA in the Saskatchewan Legislature.
Lorne Calvert now appears to have spent the last year being groomed for the eventuality of becoming Premier at the expense of the taxpayer!
www.angelfire.com /sk2/politickle/GnJan30.html   (416 words)

  
 cric.ca - Canada's Portal - Quick Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Calvert, elected Leader of the New Democratic Party of Saskatchewan on January 27, 2001, after a four ballot victory at the party's leadership convention.
When Premier Lorne Calvert announced on Oct. 8 that he was calling an election, not many people would have bet his NDP would emerge 28 days later with a majority government, albeit one with a slim 30-28 margin over the Saskatchewan Party.
Calvert said the deal discussed was about a pipeline, not equity in SaskEnergy.
www.cric.ca /en_html/guide/provinc_elections/saskatchewan_elec.html   (1718 words)

  
 Briarpatch Magazine: NDP victory "buys" Saskatchewan some time - Current situation in 2003: - New Democratic Party and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A likable but not particularly strong leader, Calvert was left governing with reduced revenue and, after a decade of fiscal restraint, with serious demands for catch-up programs.
Calvert had already initiated wind power, so, unlike the Romano or Blakeney governments, he could credibly talk of a "green economy." And the NDP emphasized public healthcare, while the SKP was already alluding to going into "P3's" (public/private partnerships).
But the Calvert victory should be celebrated because it does buy the province some time for the necessary progressive political realignment.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0JQV/is_10_32/ai_111616100   (1463 words)

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