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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...

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: 1904

ilaurie001p1 The Nov. 3, 1904 election was notable for three reasons. First, it would be the last election until 1949 in which parts of the Northwest Territories were granted representation and it was the last election before the arrival of Alberta...

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