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Sir Sam Hughes

One of the most important political leaders for Canada during the first part of the First World War was a charming, somewhat vain and colourful man named Samuel Hughes. With his extremely strong belief in the Imperial connection with England, and in...

Gordon Graydon

Following Richard Hanson, a new man would come into the role of the Leader of Opposition, and like Hanson, he too was not the leader of his party. Gordon Graydon would serve as the leader of the Official Opposition from 1943 to 1945, while at the...

The Canadian Centennial

It was an event 100 years in the making, and it was the moment that Canadians suddenly showed an immense pride in their country and for an entire year, they celebrated it. It was the Canadian Centennial in 1967, when from coast-to-coast, Canadians...

Richard Hanson

For three years, Richard Hanson led the Conservatives during a transitional period for the party, and through the bulk of the Second World War. His story is not a long one, but as with many others I will profile in this series, for a time he was one...

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