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  Wilfrid Laurier University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wilfrid Laurier opened a second campus, in Brantford, Ontario, in September of 1999.
The Wilfrid Laurier University fight song was originally composed by M.A. Magee with words by W.H. Johns in 1938 as "Waterloo We'll Praise Thee Ever" - in reference to Laurier's founding as Waterloo College.
It was re-released in 2005 with "Laurier" replacing "Waterloo" in the lyics to avoid confusion with neighbouring University of Waterloo.
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 Laurier, Sir Wilfrid
Laurier, Sir Wilfrid, lawyer, journalist, politician, prime minister of Canada (b at St-Lin, Canada E 20 Nov 1841; d at Ottawa 17 Feb 1919).
Laurier was an energetic and vigilant leader of the Opposition.
Under Laurier's leadership the country continued its industrialization and urbanization and was strengthened by the addition of 2 provinces and 2 million inhabitants.
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 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Laurier had to intervene in order to clarify both the position of his party and his definition of the nation that was to be built.
Laurier was recognized as the undisputed, indeed indisputable, leader of all the country’s Liberals.
Laurier’s major speeches and particulars of the incidents and circumstances that marked his political life can be found in the Debates and Journals of the Quebec Legislative Assembly, the Debates of the House of Commons and Senate, the Canadian census returns, and the electoral returns for the Quebec Legislative Assembly and the House of Commons.
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 Wilfrid Laurier Discourse @ HigherPower.org (Higher Power)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Laurier is the fourth-longest serving Prime Minister of Canada, behind William Lyon Mackenzie King, John A. Macdonald, and Pierre Trudeau.
Distinguished by his debonair charm and intellect, Laurier was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1874 election, serving briefly in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Alexander Mackenzie as Minister of Inland Revenue.
Renowned journalist and author Laurier LaPierre wrote in his 1996 biography of Laurier: "children were made to kneel and beg God that their parents not be damned should they have the temerity to vote for the Liberal candidate.
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 Wilfrid Laurier University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) is located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Wilfrid Laurier University's history as an institution of higher learning dates back to 1911 when the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada [http://www.wlu.ca/~wwwsem/index.shtml] opened its doors to students.
Wilfrid Laurier's Waterloo campus is well known throughout Canada for its top quality business program, graduate school of social work, and innovative faculty of music.
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When Wilfrid Laurier went to Montreal in 1861 he began the study of law in the office of Rodolphe Laflamme, a leading figure in the Rouge political group; and he joined L'Institut Canadien already far advanced in the struggle with the church which was later to result in open warfare.
Laurier was, he found, a different proposition from Mackenzie; and there was nothing for it but to return to his tent and take farewell of his constituents in that tale of lamentations, the West Durham letter.
Laurier was out to demonstrate that he was the true champion of Quebec's views and interests, because he could rally to her cause the support of a great national party.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Wilfrid Laurier University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Seal of Wilfrid Laurier University This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest.
The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks are the athletic teams that represent Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier, PC, KC, GCMG, BCL, DCL, LLD, DLitt (November 20, 1841 – February 17, 1919) was the seventh Prime Minister of Canada from July 11, 1896, to October 7, 1911.
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 SIR WILFRID LAURIER - LoveToKnow Article on SIR WILFRID LAURIER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Laurier could hardly have come to the leadership at a more inopportune moment, and probably he would not have accepted the office at all if he had not believed that Blake could be persuaded to resume the leadership when his health was restored.
Laurier made his first visit to Great Britain on the occasion of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee (1897), when he received the grand cross of the Bath; he then secured the denunciation of the Belgian and German treaties and thus obtained for the colonies the right to make preferential trade arrangements with the mother country.
A skilful party-leader, Laurier kept from the first not only the affection of his political friends but the respect of his opponents; while enforcing the orderly conduct of public business, he was careful as first minister to maintain the dignity of parliament.
www.1911ency.org /L/LA/LAURIER_SIR_WILFRID.htm   (2343 words)

  
 Wilfrid Laurier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
With rainbow stickers posted around classrooms, staff at Sir Wilfrid Laurier High School try to give students the message their school is a safe place that...
On November 1, 1973, Waterloo Lutheran University was renamed and became Wilfrid Laurier University, one of Ontario's publicly funded universities.
Laurier is also the personal hero of recent Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien who saw in Laurier's abilities at conciliation and at winning majority governments an ideal model to follow.
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 Laurier, Wilfrid - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Laurier, Wilfrid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Laurier was born at St Lin, near Montréal, and educated at McGill University.
Laurier always favoured free trade, and in 1896 won the election and became prime minister.
His sending of troops to aid the British in South Africa was not approved by his native province, which was better pleased by his resistance, at the Imperial Conference 1902, to Chamberlain's scheme of unified empire defence.
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 The Directory of Canadian Universities - Wilfrid Laurier University
Wilfrid Laurier University is one of Canada’s foremost smaller universities, with a strong sense of community.
The Laurier community provides an environment that fosters personal growth as well as the development of excellence in undergraduate and graduate programs, scholarly research, creativity and professional achievement.
The Laurier school of business and economics offers an MBA program on the Waterloo campus and runs a weekend-format MBA program that is the largest part-time program of its type in the greater Toronto area.
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 Wilfrid laurier university - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Calgary Board of Education - Schools and Areas
Sir Wilfrid Laurier was born on November 20, 1841.
Laurier became the leader of the Liberal Party in 1887 and was leader of the party for 22 years.
Laurier promoted national unity and equal rights for French and English Canadians at a time when there were radical changes and deteriorating cultural relationships.
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 Wilfrid Laurier
Wilfrid Laurier was born in St Lin, Quebec, in 1841.
Laurier helped create a greater sense of unity in the country and was responsible for improved trade relations with Britain.
In October, 1911, Laurier's government was defeated on this issue and he was replaced by Robert Borden, the leader of the Conservative Party.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FWWlaurier.htm   (248 words)

  
 Wilfrid Laurier University
In 1986 an honours bachelor of music therapy program was introduced, making Wilfrid Laurier University the first English-language university in Canada to offer such a degree.
Groups include the WLU Choir, the Laurier Singers, the Chapel Choir, the WLU Orchestra, Contemporary Players, and a variety of woodwind, percussion, jazz, baroque, chamber, and operatic ensembles.
Among graduates of Wilfrid Laurier are Theodore Baerg,.and Leonard Enns, Guy Few, and Victor Martens.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=U1ARTU0003698   (669 words)

  
 Laurier, Sir Wilfrid articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Laurier, Sir Wilfrid LAURIER, SIR WILFRID [Laurier, Sir Wilfrid], 1841-1919, Canadian prime minister.
In Wilfrid Laurier 's government he became solicitor general (1896) and minister of justice (1902), resigning to accept appointment as chief justice of the
As postmaster general (1896-1905) in Wilfrid Laurier's cabinet, he was responsible for securing (1898) the adoption of penny postage
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 The Right Honourable Sir Wilfrid Laurier
Laurier had indicted that he didn't wish a knighthood, but preparations had been made.
In the early morning of July 29, 1910, Laurier arrived in Saskatoon where he was to lay the cornerstone for the University of Saskatchewan.
Laurier had served for 45 years in the House of Commons prior to his death.
www3.sympatico.ca /goweezer/canada/laurier.htm   (609 words)

  
 The Humboldt Journal, Vol. 5, No. 41 July 28, 1910   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When the chairman said that the next speaker would be Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the vast audience rose as one person and cheered to the echo, and it was some time before a hearing could be gained.
Sir Wilfrid made a fine patriotic address in which he appealed to men of all creeds and nationalities in Canada to unite in defense of the empire, to which he said Canada would ever bear allegiance.
Sir Wilfrid pointed out that one of these obligations was the duty of defending the Empire, of which they were a part.
collections.ic.gc.ca /humboldt/journal/sirla03a.htm   (675 words)

  
 People - Canadian Heritage Gallery
A Young Wilfrid Laurier The young Wilfrid Laurier, born in Lower Canada in 1841, as a rising Quebec Liberal and distinguished in law and journalism.
Wilfrid Laurier Sir Wilfrid Laurier in mid-career, 1907.
Laurier and Recruitment Wilfrid Laurier encouraging a Quebec crowd to enlist, 1916.
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 Information about Canada FDC: 2¢ Sir Wilfrid Laurier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Always distinguished by his debonair charm and intellect, Laurier was first elected to the House of Commons in 1874 and gradually built up his party's strength and his personal following in Quebec and elsewhere in Canada.
Laurier led Canada in a period of rapid growth, industrialization, and immigration.
Laurier did much to encourage development of not only the Yukon region but all of Western Canada.
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 Log Cabin Chronicles Peter Black's Sir Wilfrid Laurier Column
The most shopworn quip of the last hundred years certainly must be Sir Wilfrid Laurier's boast that the 20th century belongs to Canada.
Laurier was frequently beset by both sides of the English/French divide.
Indeed, it was Bourassa's rallying of Quebec's forces in the 1911 election against Laurier that led to the Liberal's defeat.
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 Wilfrid Laurier University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Laurier receives gold, silver and bronze in CCAE national awards
With her sights set on doctoral studies, this OGS and SSHRCC Awards winner is currently doing her Master’s, examining how to implement peace education into the foreign language university classroom.
Laurier Brantford Wilfrid Laurier University 75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3C5 phone: (519) 884-1970
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 Selections from Sir Wilfrid Laurier at conservativeforum.org
Laurier was a lawyer, an ensign in the militia, and a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec.
Though leader of the Liberal Party, he held views that are called "neo-conservative" today.
This year it is drier than ever and the few bones that are in it rattle together with an ominous sound.
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 Golden Hawk Athletics - Varsity Teams
WATERLOO - The Laurier Cheerleading team participated in the 25th Annual Terry Fox run on September 18, 2005, raising over $1,200 for cancer research.
The Laurier Cheerleading team will be holding their one and only tryout for the 2005-06 season on Sunday September 11th from 1:30pm to 3pm.
Laurier was represented in the Large Coed division by the traditional Coed team, and for the first time, fielded an All Girl team in...
www.athletics.wlu.ca /Varsityathletics/createteam.asp?sport=CHEER   (208 words)

  
 L'Encyclopédie de L'Agora: Wilfrid Laurier
Laurier fut premier ministre du 11 juillet 1896 au 9 octobre 1911.
Wilfrid Laurier à la tribune, 1871-1890: recueil des principaux discours prononcés au Parlement ou devant le peuple par l'Honorable W. Laurier, p.c., c.r., m.p., député de Québec-Est au Communes, depuis son entrée dans la politique active en 1871
Lettre de Wilfrid Laurier; lettre-préface à l'Honorable M. David de A.-D. De Celles.
www.agora.qc.ca /mot.nsf/Dossiers/Wilfrid_Laurier   (409 words)

  
 Golden Hawk Athletics - Varsity Teams
The Laurier Men’s Baseball team is coming off the most successful season in school history.
The 2005 Wilfrid Laurier Men’s Baseball team will open up the post season with a best 2 out of 3 semi final series against the Western Mustangs on Friday afternoon at 5pm at Labatt Park in London.
Laurier split with Brock on Friday and swept the visiting University of Toronto Varsity Blues on Saturday...
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 Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Mount   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Wilfred Laurier (1841-1919) was prime minister of Canada from 1896 to 1911.
Born at Saint-Lin, Canada East, Laurier was elected to the Québec legislature in 1871.
The decision to expand the railway system by building two new railways, the Grand Trunk Pacific and the National Transcontinental, caused a serious rift within the party, a factor in the Liberal’s defeat in the 1911 general elections.
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 AllRefer.com - Sir Wilfrid Laurier (Canadian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
He studied law at McGill Univ. His premiership of Canada (1896–1911), the first to be held by a French Canadian, was the longest continuous term in the history of the dominion.
Ambitious for the development of the dominion, but within the framework of the empire, Laurier was committed to such policies as the development of the Western territories, building up railroads, tariff arrangements with the United States as well as Great Britain, and control by Canada of her own defenses.
As leader of the Liberal opposition during World War I, he supported Great Britain, but opposed conscription and refused to form a coalition with the Conservative government of Canada in 1917.
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 Golden Hawk Athletics - Varsity Teams
The Laurier Golden Hawks would like to invite the local community, alumni, parents and friends to a celebration of the Vanier Cup Championship.
Laurier President, Dr. Bob Rosehart, and City of Waterloo Mayor, Mr.
Logan (5-9, 190, Wilfrid Laurier ’05 DOB: Aug. 19, 1982 in Waterloo, Ont.) was a standout during his five seasons with the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks.
www.laurierathletics.com /varsityathletics/createteam.asp?sport=MFOOT   (409 words)

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