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Michael Starr

As we are back looking at the Opposition leaders who never became prime minister, we have reached the 1960s. John Diefenbaker had taken over as leader of the Progressive Conservatives on Dec. 14, 1956, and he would remain in charge until Sept. 8...

The Elections: 2019

Well, we made it folks. We have hit the final election in the series. It has been a long 36 days and we have covered a lot of elections and I want to thank all of you for following along. After gaining the second most seats in the history of the...

The Elections: 2015

After Stephen Harper was able to obtain a majority government in 2011, it would mean that Canada would get several years before another election was called. During that time, the major parties would go through some major changes in leadership. While...

The Grand Railway Hotels

We are going to jump ahead a bit before I continue on with the story of the construction of the transcontinental railway. Today, I’m going to look at the grand railway hotels that would be built along the line of the Canada Pacific Railway. There...

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