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The Elections: 2004

After 10 years leading the government, the growing Sponsorship Scandal and divisions in the Liberal Party, led Jean Chretien to retire as leader of the party, ending his term as prime minister. This election would see several changes prior to the...

The Elections: 1997

After the monumental change brought forward by the 1993 election, things were a bit more stable and relaxed going into the 1997 election. The election came only two years after the 1995 Quebec Referendum, which asked voters whether or not Quebec...

The Elections: 1984

By the mid-point of the 1980s, Canada was looking for a change. Joe Clark had been ousted as leader of the Progressive Conservatives, replaced by newcomer Brian Mulroney, who did not have a seat in Parliament upon his leadership victory. For the...

The Elections: 1968

By the time the Expo 67 and the Canadian Centennial had ended, it was 1968 and Canada was looking a bit different. Over the previous five years since the Liberals had come back into power, the country had a new flag, Universal Healthcare, the Canada...

The Elections: 1962

After the stunning landslide for Diefenbaker in 1958, it had been a long four years for the prime minister. Over those years, he had seen his popularity drop over the issues of nuclear weapons in Canada and the Avro Arrow cancellation. There were...

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