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  Prime Minister of Canada: Prime Minister Stephen Harper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Prime Minister of Canada: Prime Minister Stephen Harper
Stephen Harper was sworn in as Canada’s 22nd Prime Minister on February 6, 2006.
Prime Minister Harper concludes meetings with CARICOM leaders
www.pm.gc.ca /eng/pm.asp?featureId=7   (362 words)

 Deputy Prime Minister of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Deputy Prime Minister of Canada (French: Vice-premier ministre du Canada) is an honorary position in the Canadian government, conferred at the discretion of the Prime Minister on a member of the cabinet.
The official duties of the deputy prime minister are to answer on behalf of overall government policy during Question Period and chair the cabinet in the absence of the prime minister.
Chr├ętien was deputy prime minister in 1984, and was elected prime minister in 1993.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Deputy_Prime_Minister_of_Canada   (786 words)

 Prime Minister of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The office does not formally exist in the Constitution of Canada, where executive authority is vested in the Canadian Sovereign and exercised on her behalf by the Governor General.
Stephen Harper is the current Prime Minister, and was sworn in on February 6, 2006.
The official residence of the prime minister is 24 Sussex Drive in Ottawa, Ontario.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prime_Minister_of_Canada   (1925 words)

 Deputy Prime Minister of Canada - 1977 to Date   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The designation, Deputy Prime Minister, is strictly an honorary title conferred at the discretion of the Prime Minister on a member of the Cabinet.
Allan J. MacEachen Deputy Prime Minister as well as Government House leader in an interview with the press subsequent to the nomination of his Cabinet, September 16th, 1977.
Minister responsible for the Millenium Bureau of Canada
www.parl.gc.ca /information/about/people/key/DepPrimeMin.asp?lang=E   (335 words)

 CNN.com - Canada's new PM to court U.S. - Dec. 12, 2003
Canada's new PM to court U.S. Martin becomes new prime minister with a pledge to improve U.S. ties.
Paul Martin is sworn in as the new prime minister of Canada.
Chretien, who was sworn in as prime minister in 1993 and turns 70 in January, had planned to retire in February but agreed to leave earlier after pressure from Martin, Liberal Party members and opposition parties.
www.cnn.com /2003/ALLPOLITICS/12/12/canada.leader.ap/index.html   (792 words)

 To The Next Prime Minister of Canada
Canada has longstanding humanitarian commitments to refugees, which is perhaps the highest moral expression of our immigration policy, and of our soul as a people.
Canada has benefited and should continue to grow from the inclusion of diversity in all spheres; economic, social, cultural and political.
Part of the ongoing challenge of immigration policy in Canada is that it is understood as a national matter, but the processes of immigrant settlement are inherently local.
www.maytree.com /Public/NextPrimeMinister2006.htm   (1462 words)

 The Prime Minister of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Canada's federal government is highly centralized, and the Prime Minister holds an enormous amount of power over parliament and the lawmaking process.
The Prime Minister's main job is to get his agenda through the House of Commons and the Senate, which he does in his capacity as leader of the majority party in parliament.
Prime Ministers resign from office when they get bored or tired, but also when it seems that their party no longer supports them.
www.filibustercartoons.com /comics/canguide_1_pm_powers.php   (914 words)

 Prime Minister of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This statement by the Prime Minister of Canada-ism's ignorance and malice on violence issues prompted an E-mail to be sent to him...on this plain out dated sexism.
Prime minister, that all nice and all, but your Liberal governments Ignorance and Malice by committing Charter Violations against the male gender has to stop.
However, radical feminists have ignored the complexity of the dynamic that is an integral part of intimate interaction and have been reluctant to recognize that men and women are intimately engaged in, and part of, the dialectic interplay of abuse.
www.fathers.ca /prime_minister_of_canada.htm   (2809 words)

 The Prime Ministers of Canada - Lester B. Pearson Biography
The thirteenth prime minister of Canada, John Diefenbaker, in 1957, led the Conservatives to their first victory in 22 years.
Controversial prime ministers such as Richard Bennett, John Diefenbaker, and Brian Mulroney pulled the party in different directions until by 1988 it had become, ironically, the party of free trade.
Subsequently, former prime minister Joe Clark won the leadership of the Conservative Party.
www.primeministers.ca /pearson/bio_4.php?context=b   (582 words)

 Evangelicals, To The North, Nation: With Bush Ally As Prime Minister, Canada's New Christian Right Rises Up - CBS News
The new Canadian prime minister, Stephen Harper, inspired by the neocons to the south, appears determined to visit the worst excesses of George Bush's presidency on his own country.
When the Canadian prime minister was asked about Iran before his recent speech to the U.N. General Assembly, he called Iran "the biggest single threat the planet faces." And he sneers at Canada's long tradition of antimilitarism and generous social services, once calling Canada "a second-tier socialistic country, boasting ever more loudly about its...
But many fear the prime minister is taking a cue from the Bush Administration and slowly mobilizing Canada's 3.5 million evangelicals — along with the 44 percent of Canadians who say they have committed themselves to Christ — as a power base.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/11/15/opinion/main2182583.shtml   (769 words)

 PlanetPapers - Mackenzie King" The Greatest Prime Minister of Canada
Like every other prime minister, he had to possess ambition, endurance and determination to become prime minister and, in spite if appearances, his accomplishments in that role required political acuity, decisiveness and faultless judgment.
The close friendship of King with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President F.D. Roosevelt was one of the cornerstones of the Allied effort.
There are now 20 Prime Ministers of Canada and it is with great honor that I say with my research that has been accomplished that William Lyon Mackenzie King is by far the greatest Prime Minister of Canada.
www.planetpapers.com /Assets/1790.php   (1071 words)

 Prime Minister of Canada:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Prime Minister Harper concludes successful meetings with King Abdullah II of Jordan
Prime Minister Harper attends opening of BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir temple
Prime Minister’s remarks at visit to HMCS Fredericton in Barbados
www.pm.gc.ca /eng   (271 words)

 Prime Minister of Canada, Paul Martin
The boy is simply not ready to be the Prime Minister of Canada and we cannot afford to foot the training course bill for another, Brain Mulroney clone.
Canada should be about leadership and growth, not about flip-flopping incompetent bureaucrats, wherein former losers like Jim Flaherty are so arrogant, they think that a Federal Ministry is theirs for the taking, even though Canadians have made it absolutely clear that they do not want to topple the government.
Prime Minister Paul Martin is the mad cow-breeding disease who opposes star wars, and that is more than enough to make Stephen Harper, the Newt Gingrich of the north.
www.geocities.com /dianechilds2002/shame.htm   (2191 words)

 Prime Minister of Canada - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Due to a lack of term limits, some Prime Ministers have served exceptionally long terms, including the late William Lyon Mackenzie King (1867-present).
These Prime Minsters have long half-lives (300 years to ~20 billion years), continuing to serve even long after the source is long worn and depleted.
Recently, with the discovery of Joe Clark, a new Class II or quickly decaying Prime Ministers, with short half lives (~1.2 nanoseconds to 2 months).
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Prime_Minister_of_Canada   (651 words)

 Prime Minister of Canada: Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks to the International Conference on Gateways and Corridors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Prime Minister of Canada: Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks to the International Conference on Gateways and Corridors
We recognize that for Canada to succeed, every part of the country must succeed – by having the resources they need to achieve their potential.
They also included former Prime Minister John Diefenbaker, who built “Roads to Resources” as part of his Northern Vision to unlock the energy and mineral treasures of Canada’s north.
www.pm.gc.ca /eng/media.asp?id=1648   (1770 words)

 President Bush Welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Martin to White House
The Prime Minister shares my deep desire for there to be peace in the world.
Canada is a contributor to reconstruction in Iraq.
And the Prime Minister -- I don't want to put words in his mouth -- but I think he shares that great sense of optimism and possibility.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2004/04/20040430-2.html   (1263 words)

 Stephen Harper... new prime minister of Canada - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
At that time, Canada had a new prime minister, Paul Martin, just half a year in office, even though his party had been in power for a decade before that.
Martin, as finance minister under Jean Chr├ętien, had wrestled into submission the huge deficits the previous government had racked up year after year, converting them into sizeable surpluses.
In contrast with his single-minded attack on the deficit, Martin as prime minister was all over the place, micro-managing every initiative, second-guessing every decision and dawdling over pressing issues.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /columns/html/20060127T220000-0500_97472_OBS_STEPHEN_HARPER____NEW_PRIME_MINISTER_OF_CANADA.asp   (1058 words)

 First among equals, the Prime Minister in Canadian life and politics - Children's version
The prime minister is the leader of Canada.
He or she is sometimes called "first among equals." This means that even though all members of the Cabinet are equal, he or she is the most powerful.
The group of people chosen by the prime minister to help him or her run the country.
www.collectionscanada.ca /2/9/index-e.html   (105 words)

 Prime Minister  welcomes Canada High Commissioner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Prime Minister Mitchell, who is also chairman of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), praised Canada for providing regional support, particularly with respect to assistance in the area of financial services and the establishment of the Free Trade Areas of the Americas (FTAA).
The Prime Minister expressed appreciation for the CIDA projects underway in Grenada and, also, suggested that Canada consider reintroducing assistance for specific infrastructural projects.
The Prime Minister said traditionally, Canada has responded to requests for help from Grenadians to advance themselves, noting that he was one of the first to benefit, having been awarded a Canadian External Aid Scholarship in the late 1960s which enabled him to pursue a degree at the University of the West Indies.
www.belgrafix.com /Government/2001/april/prime_minister__welcomes_canada.htm   (256 words)

 Boston.com / News / World / Canada swears in new prime minister
Relations between Canada and the United States, traditional allies, became tense after Canada refused to join the US-led invasion of Iraq.
He was sworn in shortly after the resignation of Jean Chretien, who is regarded as one of the most popular prime ministers in Canadian history after leading the Liberal Party to three consecutive victories.
Two Cabinet ministers under Chretien retained their positions: Bill Graham, who remains as minister of foreign affairs, and David Anderson, minister of the environment.
www.boston.com /news/world/articles/2003/12/13/canada_swears_in_new_prime_minister   (914 words)

 Harper sworn in as 22nd prime minister
Stephen Harper was sworn in as Canada's 22nd prime minister on Monday, 14 days after his party's narrow victory paved the way for the first Conservative government since 1993.
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration - Monte Solberg.
Minister of Labour and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec - Jean-Pierre Blackburn.
www.cbc.ca /canada/story/2006/02/06/harper-ottawa060206.html   (1925 words)

 Boston.com / News / World / Canada / Canada swears in new prime minister
TORONTO -- Paul Martin was sworn in as Canada's 21st prime minister yesterday, promising an "ambitious" agenda that would focus on "bringing freshness and clarity" to Canada's place in the world, making the government more accountable and mending strained relations with the United States.
Critics have said Canada's military is stretched too thin and that its peacekeeping forces throughout the world often operate with outdated equipment.
Anne McLellan, who formerly headed the justice and health ministries, becomes deputy prime minister and minister of public safety and emergency preparedness.
www.boston.com /news/world/canada/articles/2003/12/13/canada_swears_in_new_prime_minister   (916 words)

 Prime minister hunt going prime-time in Canada - CNN.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
"The Next Great Prime Minister" is based on a nationwide competition started in 1995 by Frank Stronach, founder of auto parts giant Magna International, one of the show's sponsors.
Stronach's daughter, Belinda, tried to position herself as future prime minister, contesting the leadership of the Conservative Party in 2004.
She finished second to Stephen Harper, who toppled nearly 13 years of Liberal Party rule in January and was named prime minister.
www.cnn.com /2006/WORLD/americas/11/30/canada.pm.show.ap/index.html   (443 words)

 The Reaction -- by Michael J.W. Stickings: Who is the prime minister of Canada?
That was a call that Prime Minister Martin [sic] initiated, really to thank the President on behalf of the people of Canada for the efforts of our coalition forces, our American forces, part of the coalition, to rescue the hostages last week, including one Canadian.
In terms of Canada, this will be the President's first meeting with Prime Minister Harper since he took office -- he had met with him briefly previously when he was the opposition leader.
Canada will NEVER be conservative like the US is. And any Canadian who wants us to be more like the Republican US (less than 5% overall) would be better to move to Indiana, because it ain't gonna happen up here.
the-reaction.blogspot.com /2006/03/who-is-prime-minister-of-canada.html   (1250 words)

 Leading Canada - First Among Equals - Children's Version
Once a person is prime minister, the real work starts: running the country.
The prime minister must pay attention to the wants and needs of many different groups.
Stephen Harper is the first Conservative prime minister of Canada since 1993.
www.collectionscanada.ca /primeministers/kids/h9-2200-e.html   (242 words)

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