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The Elections: 1957

Change was in the air for Canada when the 1957 election rolled around. For the previous 22 years, through five elections, Canada had been governed by the Liberal Party. From the time of William Lyon Mackenzie King, to Louis St. Laurent, the party...

The Elections: 1935

The Conservatives and Prime Minister R.B. Bennett had come into power in 1930 on the promise of fixing the problems created by The Great Depression. Five years later, not only did things seem to be worse, but the blame from Canadians for that fell...

The Elections: 1930

After the chaos of the 1925 and 1926 elections, coupled with the King-Byng Affair, it probably seemed like things would get better for William Lyon Mackenzie King but what he did not count on was the monumental event of The Great Depression. By the...

The Elections: 1887

Sir John A. Macdonald and his Conservatives would once again go up against Edward Blake and the Liberals five years after the 1882 election. As with the 1882 election, there was little in the way of a lively competition between the two parties. The...

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