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Erik Nielsen

Last week we looked at one of the most well-known individuals to serve as the Leader of the Official Opposition, who never became Prime Minister, Robert Stanfield. Now, I am going to look at a man who had a multi-decade career in the House of...

The Last Spike

What began in 1871 when British Columbia joined Confederation had taken 14 years to reach its conclusion. The process had gone through a scandal that brought down the government of Sir John A. Macdonald. It had nearly led to British Columbia leaving...

The Canadians In The Spanish Civil War

When Canadians look at the war history of the country in the 20th century, there is a focus on the First World War, Second World War and Korea. Mixed in between the First and Second World Wars though, was another war, one that Canada didn’t...

Robert Stanfield

He is referred to as the best prime minister Canada never had and from 1967 to 1976, he served as the Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party and the Leader of the Official Opposition. In that time, he took part in three elections, more than...

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