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Sir John Abbott

With the death of Sir John A Macdonald, we begin a stretch of four prime ministers during the 1890s who all ruled for roughly one to two years on average. It was a chaotic time for the Conservative Party, which had lost its leader of decades and the...

Canada And Knighthoods

If you look at the early history of Canada’s prime ministers, one common thread is the fact that nearly all have Sir in front of their names. Some make sense, like Sir John A. MacDonald, the first prime minister. Alexander Mackenzie, the second...

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