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  Canada - MSN Encarta
Canada has a total area of 9,984,670 km (3,855,103 sq mi), of which 755,180 sq km (291,575 sq mi) is covered by bodies of freshwater such as rivers and lakes, including those portions of the Great Lakes under Canadian jurisdiction.
Canada is a signatory of a number of international environmental treaties, such as the Convention on Climate Change, the Montreal Protocol on CFC Emissions, and the Bio-Diversity Convention.
Among noteworthy peaks of the western Cordillera in Canada are Mount Logan (5,951 m/19,524 ft, the highest point in Canada and second-highest mountain in North America after Mount McKinley), Mount St Elias (5,489 m/18,008 ft), Mount Lucania (5,226 m/17,147 ft), and King Peak (5,173 m/16,971 ft); all are in the St Elias Mountains.
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 Labour Party of Canada
The Federated Labour Party was created by the British Columbia Federation of Labour in 1920 absorbing the Social Democratic Party and part of the Socialist Party of Canada.
In 1924, the Canadian Labour Party was formed by a coalition of the Federated Labour Party, Workers Party of Canada (the legal face of the Communist Party of Canada, and local labour councils.
The Progressive Party of Canada was effectively a coalition of farmer and labour groups.
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 Progressive - dKosopedia
Progressive is a characterization of political belief and practice generally to the left of liberal and to the right of Marxist, yet sharing important overlap with both.
Progressive is a political philosophy focused not directly on ideals but on progressing the state of culture toward supporting equity and justice for all.
Progressive is a political philosophy of liberalism which argues for incrementalism toward a goal in the spirit of progress over perfection.
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 Progressive Conservative Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Even though the Quebec Conservative Party dominated politics in that province for first thirty years of Confederation at both federal and provincial levels in the 20th the party was never able to be force in provincial politics and ultimately dissolved the Union Nationale in 1935.
The steep decline in the party's support and the impact of the first past the post system used in Canada resulted in collapse of the Conservative parliamentary caucus: the went from being the majority party to only two seats in the House of which was not enough to maintain official party status.
The two parties united to form new party called the Conservative Party of The union was ratified on December 5 and December 6 by both parties and the new Party was formally registered on December 8.
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 Elections: Part V, The Progressive Conservative Party
The Conservative Party was created sometime before confederation and it was its leader, John A. MacDonald who paved the road to Confederation (after stealing the idea from the Maritimes) and won the first election in 1867.
Canada can have a great future but the Liberals are putting it in jeopardy and the PC party is offering a change you can trust.
Canada's income taxes are going up and the Tories believe it must be stopped and would increase amount of income, which would be tax-free for all Canadians.
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 Progressive Party of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was linked with the provincial United Farmers parties in several provinces and, in Manitoba, ran candidates and formed governments as the Progressive Party of Manitoba.
The Progressive Party was founded in 1920 by Thomas Crerar, a former Minister of Agriculture in the Unionist government of Robert Borden.
The two groups agreed to refuse the position of Official Opposition, normally accorded to the party with the second largest number of seats, and this was passed on to the third-largest party, the Conservative Party.
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 Conservative Party of Canada - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada) is a right-wing political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003.
The party is still referred to as "Tory" by the media and retains the tie to the historical Conservative Party of Canada founded in 1854 by Sir John A. Macdonald and Sir George-Étienne Cartier by virtue of the fact that the merged entity assumed all assets and liabilities of the Progressive Conservative Party.
Former Progressive Conservative MP Rick Borotsik became openly critical of the new party's leadership during its initial months of existence and officially retired from politics at the end of the parliamentary session of spring 2004.
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Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and the right-wing
Conservative Party of Canada, the Progressive Canadian Party was formed by former Progressive Conservatives who opposed the merger.
The new party's official logo and initials are similar to that of the old party, apparently in an effort to capitalize on the well known PC brand name.
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 Unionist Party (Canada)
The Unionist Party was formed in 1917 by MPs who supported the Union government formed by Sir Robert Borden during World War I.
Borden attempted to continue the Unionist Party after the war and when Arthur Meighen succeeded him in 1920, he renamed it, the National Liberal and Conservative Party in hopes of making the coalition permanent.
Following the defeat of Meighen's government the National Liberal and Conservative Party changed its name to the Liberal-Conservative Party of Canada though it was commonly known as the Conservative Party.
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 Liberal Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Liberal Party is often called "Canada's governing party" because it has been in in Canada for most of the past It is one of only two parties have alternately governed Canada since Confederation the other being the now-defunct Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and its various preceding incarnations.
In their early history the Liberals were party of free trade continentalism and opposition to excessive imperialism.
Under the party's new leader John Turner Liberals lost power in the 1984 Canadian election and were reduced to only 40 in the House of Commons.
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 Progressive Conservative party — Infoplease.com
Progressive Conservative party, former Canadian political party, formed in 1942 by the merger of the Progressive and Conservative parties.
, the party's and Canada's first female leader, briefly governed and led the party (1993) before she and all but two of the party's parliamentary candidates were rejected at the polls.
Progressive and conservative constitutionalism as the United States enters the 21st century.
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 Progressive Conservation Party Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The party is tied, albeit loosely, to the British Conservative Party, and in turn, to the ideals of toryism (collectivism and privledge as the salient features of social and political life), but the Canadian Conservatives have also supported business liberalism.
This fonds was in the custody of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada until it was donated to Trent University.
The fonds was donated by Donald Eldon on behalf of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
www.trentu.ca /library/archives/72-005.htm   (521 words)

 Conservative Party of Canada - SourceWatch
The Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) is the center-right result of a recent (early 2004) merger of the Candian Alliance and Progressive Conservative parties.
The original 19th-century Conservative Party in Canada became the 20th-century Progressive Conservative Party of Canada though a merger with the Progressives.
Federally, from 1993 to 2003 the center-right was "split" between Clark's Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and Manning's Reform Party of Canada, the latter party later became the Canadian Alliance under Stephen Harper, the currect leader of the CPC.
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 Cosmopolitan Party of Canada - Parti Cosmopolite du Canada: Calling Progressive Conservatives
Canada, to "Tory Loyalists", represented the possibilities for the fruition of a spiritually progressive society, inspired by Christianity; and by British values of communality, and tradition.
The 'Progressive Conservatism', which John Diefenbaker was to embrace, re-captured a pro- Canadian theme of social, cultural, economic, and political sovereignty.
The Cosmopolitan Party of Canada welcomes participants from the former Progressive Conservative Party who seek to safeguard the sovereignty and independence of Canada as a model progressive society, in defence of Sir John A. Macdonald's political legacy and contributions to the affirmation of a fully independent and sovereign Canada in North America.
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 Unhappy anniversary - Progressive Conservative Party, Canada National Review - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Liberals, Canada's majority party for the last sixty years, not only had been annihilated federally, but for the first time ever were not in power in any provincial government.
That sudden onset of hubris from a party of traditional bridesmaids now seems too laughable to be tragic.
In Quebec, the Parti Quebecois, riven by ideological strife and tied to the nowmoribund idea of leaving Canadian confederation, trails the provincial Liberals in the polls, with an election due soon.
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 Vive le Canada - Progressive Conservative party reincarnated as Progressive Canadian party
The Progressive Canadian Party also known as PC Party for short is a registered political party which has continued the constitution, by-laws and policies of it's predecessor -- the Progressive Conservative Party.
Somehow, twenty or thirty thousand "progressives" were to stay and moderate a party formed by over two hundred thousand Alliance members whose first task, more than symbolic, was to remove the world "Progressive" from the party name.
It doesn't matter if the party is made up of rebellious backbenchers who's voices were not heeded by the party brass, people will not give you the chance to explain any differences because Mulroney's shadow looms darkly over them all.
www.vivelecanada.ca /article.php/20050607184541865   (4162 words)

 Peter MacKay Canada : Peter MacKay 2003 : The Peter MacKay Campaign Team New Conservative Course : Peter MacKay For ...
Our Party is a national institution that brings together Canadians from all regions, from all age groups, and from diverse elements of the policy spectrum.
Many Progressive Conservatives have long hoped to rebuild their venerable political organization into the kind of party it once was.
The viewpoint is a statement by the groups, Peter MacKay For Canada, Friends of Peter MacKay and Peter MacKay Canada so that others may know where we stand on the issue of Peter MacKay and his leadership potential within the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
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 Amazon.ca: Democracy Challenged: How to End One-Party Rule in Canada: Books: Heward Grafftey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It is the author’s contention that there is no use crying about one-party rule and blaming the Liberals.
One-party rule has come about largely because of the weakness of the conservative party in leadership, organization, and fundraising.
Longtime MP Heward Grafftey (who served as a cabinet minister in the Clark government) tells the inside story of the Progressive Conservative Party’s fall from grace and outlines bold strategies that would rebuild the party, and once again unite the country and eliminate alienation in the West and Quebec.
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 Green Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
He was appointed Queen's Counsel by the federal minister of justice in July of 1992 and served for many years as an adjudicator under the Manitoba Human rights Code and the Canada Labour code.
Tom was also involved for many years with the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada which he served in many capacities including two terms as Vice-President (Manitoba) on the National Executive, 1997 Manitoba Campaign Chair and as a candidate for Selkirk-Interlake in the 2000 federal general election.
With the demise of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, Tom has joined the Green Party of Canada.
www.greenparty.ca /staffman~STAFF_MAN_op~sView~STAFF_id~18.html   (233 words)

 Vive le Canada - Taking Back Canada - New Progressive Party Launch
The end of Canada as we know it (and the U.S., and Mexico) is coming sooner than you think.
Progressive Bloggers is a group of Canadian bloggers who firmly believe that this great country needs to move forward, not backwards.
A choice between two pro-corporate takeover, pro-war, pro-integration with the USA parties (the virtually identical Liberal and Conservative parties) and the NDP, which is unelectable, currently languishing at 17% in the polls.
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 CBC News Indepth: Conservative Party
Before it disappeared as part of the Conservative Party of Canada in 2003, the PC Party was Canada's oldest by more than 20 years.
He voted with the Conservative Party, but over the years he helped strengthen the party's support by forming a coalition between liberals and conservatives, which would eventually be called the Liberal Conservative Party.
Then in 1942, when Progressive Party member John Bracken won the Conservative leadership, it got the name it used until the merger with the Canadian Alliance: the Progressive Conservative Party.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/conservativeparty/pcparty.html   (979 words)

 Canada Web Directory: Progressive Conservative Party
The party is to elect a new leader on September 18, 2004.
Bruce Grey Owen Sound Provincial Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Constituency Association - A constituency association for the provincial PC's in the northern portion of Grey and Bruce counties, with news, policy and current campaign information.
Simcoe North Provincial Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Riding Association - A constituency association for the provincial PC's in Algoma and Manitoulin Districts, with information about their MPP, leadership and facts about the riding.
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 - Ontario Progressive Conservative Party - Joshua E. Eriksen M.P.P. -
2003 was elected as Vice President of the Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Youth Association, a conservative minded political organization, whose mission is to elect an Ontario Progressive Conservative Party candidate as Member of Provincial Parliament in the Riding of Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound to Queen's Park...
2003 was invited to write a merged youth federation constitution proposal, both national and electoral district ones, in September for the newly found Conservative Party of Canada with riding youth presidents of Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and Ontario Progressive Conservative Party...
2003 had created the first Conservative Party of Canada Youth Federation within Canada's 308 electoral districts in October with riding youth presidents of Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and Ontario Progressive Conservative Party...
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 JUNE 11, 1983 - Joe Clark Defeated as Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada / Historic Moments in ...
JUNE 11, 1983 – Joe Clark Defeated as Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada
In an epic political drama stretching over three long years, Joe Clark finally met his day of judgment as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada at the party's leadership convention in Ottawa, June 9-11, 1983.
The imminent announcement of voting results from the fourth and final ballot brought a halt to the boisterous, anticipatory atmosphere in the main hall of the Ottawa Civic Centre early that Saturday evening.
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 Conservative Party of Canada - Welcome
Canada’s New Government is proud to support our Canadian Forces serving in Afghanistan this Christmas.
Canada’s New Government used the fall sitting of Parliament to deliver new laws that restore accountability to government, crack down on crime and end decades of trade disputes over softwood lumber.
This website is the property of the Conservative Party of Canada and may not be reproduced in whole or in part without express written permission.
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 The Red Hot Ontario Grit's Liberal Party of Canada Parti Libéral du Canada Website for Democratic Progressive ...
Political Parties: strengthening of the grassroots policy process at arm’s length from party leadership.
But as rebels with a cause, the L4L group explain their LIFE 2005 Program and its Principles pretty simply: L is for Liberty, I is for Independence, F is for Freedom and E is for Equality, which can be found at their LIFE page.
I believe it is a project worth time and investment into to make a more democratic Canada for all people, no matter what their political stripe, for a better Dominion.
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