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W. A. C. Bennett

William Andrew Cecil Bennett, PC, OC (September 6, 1900February 23, 1979) was the 25th Premier of the Canadian province of British Columbia. [1]

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Albert County, New Brunswick

Albert County (2011 population 28,846) is a county located in southeastern New Brunswick, Canada on Chignecto Bay in the Bay of Fundy.

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Alberta Social Credit Party

The Alberta Social Credit Party is a provincial political party in Alberta, Canada, that was founded on the social credit monetary policy and conservative Christian social values.

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Bank of British Columbia

There have been two Canadian banks with the name Bank of British Columbia.

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BC Ferries

British Columbia Ferry Services Inc., or BC Ferries (abbreviated BCF) is an independently managed, publicly owned company that provides all major passenger and vehicle ferry services for coastal and island communities in the Canadian province of British Columbia.

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BC Hydro

The BC Hydro and Power Authority is a Canadian electric utility in the province of British Columbia, generally known simply as BC Hydro.

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BC Rail

BC Rail, known as the British Columbia Railway between 1972 and 1984 and as the Pacific Great Eastern Railway (PGE) before 1972, was a railway that operated in the Canadian province of British Columbia between 1912 and 2004.

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Bill Bennett

William Richards Bennett, PC, OBC (born August 18, 1932), commonly known as Bill Bennett, was the 27th Premier of the Canadian province of British Columbia 1975–1986.

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Boss Johnson

Byron Ingemar "Boss" Johnson (December 10, 1890 – January 12, 1964), born Björn Ingimar "Bjössi" Jónsson,to family of Icelandic Immigrants,he served as the 24th Premier of the province of British Columbia, Canada, from 1947 to 1952.

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British Columbia

British Columbia, also commonly referred to by its initials BC, is a province located on the west coast of Canada.

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British Columbia Conservative Party

The British Columbia Conservative Party is a political party in British Columbia, Canada.

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British Columbia general election, 1945

The British Columbia general election of 1945 was the twenty-first general election in the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

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British Columbia general election, 1949

The British Columbia general election of 1949 was the 22nd general election in the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

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British Columbia general election, 1952

The British Columbia general election, 1952 was the 23rd general election in the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

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British Columbia general election, 1953

The British Columbia general election of 1953 was the 24th general election in the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

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British Columbia general election, 1972

The 30th general election for the Canadian province of British Columbia was held to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.

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British Columbia Liberal Party

The British Columbia Liberal Party (also referred to as the BC Liberals) is the governing conservative provincial political party in British Columbia, Canada.

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British Columbia New Democratic Party

The New Democratic Party of British Columbia (BC NDP) is a social-democratic provincial political party in British Columbia, Canada, and governed the province from 1972 to 1975, and then again from 1991 to 2001, losing power that year to the BC Liberals.

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British Columbia Social Credit Party

The British Columbia Social Credit Party, whose members are known as Socreds, was the governing political party of British Columbia, Canada, for more than 30 years between the 1952 provincial election and the 1991 election.

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Canada

Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.

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Canadian Air Force (1918–20)

The Canadian Air Force (CAF) was a contingent of two Canadian air force squadrons – one fighter and one bomber – authorized by the British Air Ministry in August 1918 during the close of the First World War.

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Canadian federal election, 1957

The Canadian federal election of 1957 was held June 10, 1957, to select the 265 members of the House of Commons of Canada.

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Canadian federal election, 1965

The Canadian federal election of 1965 was held on November 8 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons of the 27th Parliament of Canada.

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Clarence Wallace

Clarence Wallace CBE (June 22, 1893 – November 12, 1982) was a Canadian shipbuilder and the 18th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

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Coalition government

A coalition government is a cabinet of a parliamentary government in which several political parties cooperate, reducing the dominance of any one party within that coalition.

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Columbia River

The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America.

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Columbia River Treaty

The Columbia River Treaty is a 1964 agreement between Canada and the United States on the development and operation of dams in the upper Columbia River basin for power and flood control benefits in both countries.

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Confederation

A confederation (also known as confederacy or league) is a union of political units for common action in relation to other units.

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Dave Barrett

David Barrett, (born October 2, 1930 in Vancouver, British Columbia), commonly known as Dave Barrett, is a retired politician and social worker in British Columbia, Canada.

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David J. Mitchell

David Joseph Mitchell (born March 15, 1954) is a Canadian writer, former politician, university administrator, businessman and political commentator.

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Distance education

Distance education is a generic term used to define the field of distance learning.

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Edmonton

Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is the queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Ernest George Hansell

Rev.

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Finance minister

A finance minister is an executive or cabinet position in charge of one or more of government finances, economic policy and financial regulation.

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Flag of British Columbia

The flag of British Columbia is based upon the shield of the provincial arms of British Columbia.

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Frank Mackenzie Ross

Frank Mackenzie Ross, CMG, MC (April 19, 1891 in Glasgow, Scotland – December 11, 1971 in Vancouver) was the 19th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

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Fundy National Park

Fundy National Park is located on the Bay of Fundy, near the village of Alma, New Brunswick.

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George Bowering

George Harry Bowering, OC, OBC (born December 1, 1935) is a prolific Canadian novelist, poet, historian, and biographer.

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George Pearkes

Major General George Randolph Pearkes, VC, PC, CC, CB, DSO, MC, CD (February 28, 1888 – May 30, 1984) was a Canadian politician; soldier; recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy awarded to British and Imperial forces; and the 20th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

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Hudson's Hope

Hudson's Hope is a district municipality in northeastern British Columbia, Canada, in the Peace River Regional District.

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Instant-runoff voting

Instant-runoff voting (IRV), also known as the: alternative vote (AV), transferable vote, ranked choice voting, or preferential voting is an electoral system used to elect a single winner from a field of more than two candidates.

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John Robert Nicholson

John Robert "Jack" Nicholson, (December 1, 1901 – October 8, 1983) was a Canadian lawyer, businessman, politician and the 21st Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

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Kelowna

Kelowna is a city on Okanagan Lake in the Okanagan Valley, in the southern interior of British Columbia, Canada.

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Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is one of two components of the Parliament of British Columbia, while the other is the Queen of British Columbia, represented by the Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia.

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Len Norris

Leonard Matheson Norris, better known as Len Norris (1913 in London, England - 1997 in Langley, British Columbia, Canada), was a longtime editorial cartoonist for the Canadian newspaper Vancouver Sun from 1950 to 1988.

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Lester B. Pearson

Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson, PC, OM, CC, OBE (23 April 1897 – 27 December 1972) was a Canadian scholar, statesman, soldier and diplomat, who won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1957 for organizing the United Nations Emergency Force to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis.

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List of British Columbia general elections

Elections to the unicameral legislative body of the Canadian province of British Columbia, the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, are held every four years.

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List of people on the postage stamps of Canada

This is a list of notables on stamps of Canada.

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List of premiers of British Columbia

The Premier of British Columbia is the First Minister for the Canadian province of British Columbia.

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Lyle Wicks

Lyle Wicks (November 1, 1912 - February 3, 2004) was a British Columbia politician.

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Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States (1963–1969), a position he assumed after his service as the 37th Vice President (1961–1963).

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Masonic Lodge

A Masonic Lodge, often termed a Private Lodge or Constituent Lodge, is the basic organisational unit of Freemasonry.

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Medicare (Canada)

Medicare (assurance-maladie) is the unofficial name for Canada's publicly funded universal health insurance system.

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Member of the Legislative Assembly

A Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA), or a Member of the Legislature (ML), is a representative elected by the voters of a constituency to the legislature or legislative assembly of a sub-national jurisdiction.

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Minority government

A minority government, or minority cabinet or minority parliament, is a cabinet formed in a parliamentary system when a political party or coalition of parties does not have a majority of overall seats in the parliament.

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Monetary reform

Monetary reform describes any movement or theory that proposes a system of supplying money and financing the economy that is different from the current system.

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New Brunswick

New Brunswick (Nouveau-Brunswick;, Quebec French pronunciation) is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and is the only province constitutionally bilingual (English–French).

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Okanagan Valley (wine region)

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Order of Canada

The Order of Canada (Ordre du Canada) is a Canadian national order, admission into which is the second highest honour for merit in the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada.

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Peace River

The Peace River (French: rivière de la Paix) is a river in Canada that originates in the Rocky Mountains of northern British Columbia and flows to the northeast through northern Alberta.

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Phil Gaglardi

Philip Arthur Gaglardi (January 13, 1913 - September 23, 1995), sometimes known as Flying Phil was a politician in the Canadian province of British Columbia.

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Premier of British Columbia

The Premier of British Columbia is the first minister, head of government, and de facto chief executive for the Canadian province of British Columbia.

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Queen's Privy Council for Canada

The Queen's Privy Council for Canada (QPC) (Conseil privé de la Reine pour le Canada (CPR)), sometimes called Her Majesty's Privy Council for Canada or simply the Privy Council in Canada, is the full group of personal consultants to the monarch of Canada on state and constitutional affairs, though responsible government requires the sovereign or her viceroy—the Governor General of Canada—to almost always follow only that advice tendered by the Cabinet—a committee within the Privy Council composed usually of elected Members of Parliament.

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R. B. Bennett

Richard Bedford Bennett, 1st Viscount Bennett, (3 July 1870 – 26 June 1947) was a Canadian lawyer, businessman, politician, and philanthropist.

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Regina, Saskatchewan

Regina (Assiniboine: huhúžubina; Cree: oskana kā-asastēki) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

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Simon Fraser University

Simon Fraser University (SFU) is a public research university in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, with its main campus on Burnaby Mountain and satellite campuses in Downtown Vancouver and Surrey.

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Social credit

Social credit is an interdisciplinary distributive philosophy developed by C. H. Douglas (1879–1952), a British engineer, who published a book by that name during 1924.

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Social Credit Party of Canada

The Social Credit Party of Canada (Parti Crédit social du Canada) colloquially known as the Socreds, was a conservative-populist political party in Canada that promoted social credit theories of monetary reform.

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South Okanagan

South Okanagan was a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia beginning with the election of 1916.

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State-owned enterprise

A state-owned enterprise (SOE) otherwise known as a: state-owned company, state-owned entity, state enterprise, publicly owned corporation, government business enterprise, crown corporation, government-owned corporation, commercial government agency, public sector undertaking, or parastatal is a legal entity that undertakes commercial activities on behalf of an owner government.

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Teetotalism

Teetotalism is the practice or promotion of complete personal abstinence from alcoholic beverages.

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Time (magazine)

Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.

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Toronto

Toronto is the most populous city in Canada, and the capital of the province of Ontario.

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United Church of Canada

The United Church of Canada (Église unie du Canada) is the largest Protestant Christian denomination in Canada, and the second largest Canadian Christian denomination after the Roman Catholic Church.

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University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia, commonly referred to as UBC, is a public Canadian research university based in British Columbia.

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University of Victoria

The University of Victoria (UVic or Victoria) is a public research university located in Saanich and Oak Bay within Greater Victoria, 5.71 km northeast of downtown Victoria, British Columbia.

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Victoria Charter

The Victoria Charter was a set of proposed amendments to the Constitution of Canada in 1971.

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W. A. C. Bennett Dam

The W. A. C. Bennett Dam is a large hydroelectric dam on the Peace River in northern British Columbia, Canada.

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Westlock

Westlock is a town in central Alberta, Canada.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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Yale (electoral district)

Yale was a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1872 to 1892 and from 1917 to 1953.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._A._C._Bennett

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