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Arthur Lewis Watkins Sifton, PC (UK), PC (Can), KC (October 26, 1858 – January 21, 1921), was a Canadian politician who served as the second Premier of Alberta from 1910 until 1917. [1]

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Albert Sévigny

Albert Sévigny, (December 31, 1881 – May 14, 1961) was a Canadian politician.

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Alberta and Great Waterways Railway scandal

The Alberta and Great Waterways Railway Scandal was a political scandal in Alberta, Canada in 1910, which forced the resignation of the Liberal provincial government of Alexander Cameron Rutherford.

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Alberta Farmers' Association

The Alberta Farmers' Association (AFA) was a farmer's association that was active in Alberta, Canada from 1905 to 1909.

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Alberta Farmers' Co-operative Elevator Company

The Alberta Farmers’ Co-operative Elevator Company (AFCEC) was a farmer-owned enterprise that provided grain storage and handling services to farmers in Alberta, Canada between 1913 and 1917, when it was merged with the Manitoba-based Grain Growers' Grain Company (GGGC) to form the United Grain Growers (UGG).

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Alberta general election, 1909

The Alberta general election of 1909 was the second general election for the Province of Alberta, Canada.

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Alberta general election, 1913

The Alberta general election of 1913 was the third general election for the Province of Alberta, Canada.

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Alberta general election, 1917

The Alberta general election of 1917 was the fourth general election for the Province of Alberta, Canada, held on 7 June 1917 to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.

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Alberta general election, 1921

The Alberta general election of 1921 was the fifth general election for the Province of Alberta, Canada.

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Alberta Liberal Party

The Alberta Liberal Party is a provincial political party in Alberta, Canada.

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Alberta Non-Partisan League

The Alberta Non-Partisan League was a minor provincial political party in Alberta, Canada.

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Alberta separatism

Alberta separatism is a movement that advocates the secession of the province of Alberta from Canada either by forming an independent nation, by creating a new union with one or more of Canada's other western provinces, and/or joining the United States.

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Alexander Cameron Rutherford

Alexander Cameron Rutherford, (February 2, 1857 – June 11, 1941) was a Canadian lawyer and politician who served as the first premier of Alberta from 1905 to 1910.

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Alexander Grant MacKay

Alexander Grant MacKay (March 7, 1860 – April 25, 1920) was a Canadian teacher, lawyer and provincial level politician.

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Alwyn Bramley-Moore

Alywn Bramley-Moore (July 3, 1878 – April 4, 1916) was a provincial politician, author and soldier from Alberta, Canada.

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Archibald Campbell (Alberta politician)

For the Member of Parliament from Ontario see Archibald Campbell (Canadian politician) Archibald Campbell (18 January 1862 – 4 November 1943) was a politician from Alberta, Canada.

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Archibald J. McArthur

Archibald John "A.J." McArthur (1857 in Iona, Scotland – 1911 in Calgary, Alberta) was a Canadian politician.

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Archibald J. McLean

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Arthur Ebbett

Arthur Wellesley Ebbett (January 3, 1866 – April 2, 1929) was a lawyer and a provincial politician from Alberta, Canada.

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Articled clerk

An articled clerk is someone who is studying to either be an accountant or lawyer.

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Bachelor of Arts

A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.

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Bachelor of Laws

The Bachelor of Laws (Legum Baccalaureus; LL.B. or B.L.) is an undergraduate degree in law (or a first professional degree in law, depending on jurisdiction) originating in England and offered in Japan and most common law jurisdictionsexcept the United States and Canadaas the degree which allows a person to become a lawyer.

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Bar examination

A bar examination is a test intended to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given jurisdiction.

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Beechwood Cemetery

Beechwood Cemetery, located in Ottawa, Ontario, is the National Cemetery of Canada.

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Bond (finance)

In finance, a bond is an instrument of indebtedness of the bond issuer to the holders.

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Brandon, Manitoba

Brandon is the second-largest city in the province of Manitoba, Canada.

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Calgary

Calgary is a city in the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Canada Temperance Act

The Canada Temperance Act (Loi canadienne sur la tempérance) (the Act) was an Act of the Parliament of Canada in 1878, which provided for an option for municipalities to opt-in by plebiscite to a prohibitionary scheme.

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Canadian Club of Toronto

The Canadian Club of Toronto is a club in Toronto which meets several times a month to hear lunchtime speeches given by invited guests from the fields of politics, law, business, the arts, the media, and other prominent fields.

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Canadian federal election, 1911

The Canadian federal election of 1911 was held on September 21 to elect members of the House of Commons of Canada of the 12th Parliament of Canada.

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Canadian Pacific Railway

The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), also known formerly as CP Rail between 1968 and 1996, is a historic Canadian Class I railroad incorporated in 1881.

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Charles Doherty

Charles Joseph Doherty, PC (UK), PC (Can), KC (May 11, 1855 – July 28, 1931) was a Canadian politician and jurist.

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Charles M. O'Brien

Charles Macnamara "Charlie" O'Brien (March 2, 1875 – February 23, 1952) was a Canadian socialist activist and politician in Alberta, Canada.

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Charles Richmond Mitchell

Charles Richmond Mitchell (November 30, 1872 – August 16, 1942) was a Canadian lawyer, judge, cabinet minister and former Leader of the Official Opposition in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.

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Charles Stewart (Canadian politician)

Charles Stewart, (August 26, 1868 – December 6, 1946) was a Canadian politician who served as the third Premier of Alberta from 1917 until 1921.

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Charles Stuart (politician)

Charles Allan Stuart (August 3, 1864 – March 5, 1926) was a Canadian politician and jurist in the province of Alberta.

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Charles W. Fisher

Charles Wellington Fisher (August 4, 1866 – May 5, 1919) was a Canadian politician who served as the first Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.

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Charles Wilson Cross

Charles Wilson Cross (November 30, 1872 – June 2, 1928) was a Canadian politician who served in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and the House of Commons of Canada.

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Claresholm

Claresholm is a town located within southern Alberta, Canada.

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Clearwater (provincial electoral district)

Clearwater was a provincial electoral district in Northern Alberta from 1913 to 1926.

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Clifford Sifton

Sir Clifford Sifton, (March 10, 1861 – April 17, 1929), was a Canadian lawyer and a long-time Liberal politician, best known for being Minister of the Interior under Sir Wilfrid Laurier.

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Coalition government

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

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Cobourg

Cobourg (/'koːbə˞g/) is a town in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in Southern Ontario east of Toronto and east of Oshawa.

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Commissioner of Yukon

The Commissioner of Yukon (Commissaire du Yukon) is the representative of the Government of Canada in the Canadian federal territory of Yukon.

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Conscription

Conscription, sometimes called the draft, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service.

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Conscription Crisis of 1917

The Conscription Crisis of 1917 (Crise de la conscription de 1917) was a political and military crisis in Canada during World War I. It was mainly caused by disagreement on whether men should be conscripted to fight in the war.

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Conservative Party of Canada (1867–1942)

The Conservative Party of Canada has gone by a variety of names over the years since Canadian Confederation.

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Cornelius Hiebert

Cornelius "Don" Hiebert (August 2, 1862 – March 21, 1919) was a politician from Alberta, Canada.

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Court of Appeal of Alberta

The Court of Appeal of Alberta (frequently referred to as Alberta Court of Appeal or ABCA) is a Canadian appellate court.

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Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta

The Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (abbreviated in citations as ABQB or Alta. Q.B.) is the superior court of the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Criminal law

Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime.

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Crown Prosecutor

The Crown Prosecutor is the title given in a number of jurisdictions to the state prosecutor, the legal party responsible for presenting the case against an individual in a criminal trial.

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Didsbury (provincial electoral district)

Didsbury is a former provincial electoral district in Alberta, Canada.

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Direct democracy

Direct democracy or pure democracy is a form of democracy in which people decide on policy initiatives directly.

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Disallowance and reservation

Disallowance and reservation are historical constitutional powers that were instituted in several territories throughout the British Empire as a mechanism to delay or overrule legislation.

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District of Alberta

The District of Alberta was one of four districts of the Northwest Territories created in 1882.

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Duncan Marshall

Duncan McLean Marshall (September 24, 1872 in Elderslie Township, Ontario – January 16, 1946) was a Canadian journalist, publisher, rancher provincial level politician and Minister of Agriculture in 2 provinces and later served in the Senate of Canada representing the province of Ontario.

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Dundas, Ontario

Dundas is a community and former town in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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Edmonton

Edmonton (Cree: Amiskwaciy Waskahikan; Blackfoot: Omahkoyis) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Edmonton Journal

The Edmonton Journal is a daily newspaper in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Edward Michener

Edward Michener (August 18, 1869 – June 16, 1947) was a politician from Alberta, Canada.

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Eight-hour day

The eight-hour day movement or 40-hour week movement, also known as the short-time movement, was a social movement to regulate the length of a working day, preventing excesses and abuses.

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Electoral district

An electoral district, (election) precinct, election district, or legislative district, called a voting district by the US Census (also known as a constituency, riding, ward, division, electoral area, or electorate) is a territorial subdivision for electing members to a legislative body.

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En banc

In law, an en banc session (French for "in bench") is a session in which a case is heard before all the judges of a court (before the entire bench) rather than by a panel of judges selected from them.

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Ezra Riley

Ezra Hounsfield Riley (June 5, 1866 – January 5, 1937) was a Canadian politician and rancher in Alberta, Canada.

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Filibuster

A filibuster is a political procedure where one or more members of parliament or congress debate over a proposed piece of legislation so as to delay or entirely prevent a decision being made on the proposal.

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Frank Oliver (politician)

Francis "Frank" Oliver (born Francis Robert Oliver Bowsfield; September 1, 1853 – March 31, 1933) was a Canadian federal minister, politician and journalist from old Northwest Territories, and later Alberta, Canada.

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Frederick W. A. G. Haultain

Sir Frederick William Alpin Gordon Haultain (November 25, 1857 – January 30, 1942) was a lawyer and a long-serving Canadian politician and judge.

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George Eulas Foster

Sir George Eulas Foster, GCMG, (Canadian) PC, (Imperial) PC (September 3, 1847 – December 30, 1931) was a Canadian politician and academic.

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George H. V. Bulyea

George Hedley Vicars Bulyea (February 17, 1859 – July 22, 1928) was a Canadian politician and the first Lieutenant Governor of Alberta.

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George V

George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.

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Gerrymandering

Gerrymandering is a practice intended to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries.

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Gopher

Pocket gophers, commonly referred to as gophers, are burrowing rodents of the family Geomyidae.

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Government of Canada

The Government of Canada (Gouvernement du Canada), formally Her Majesty's Government (Gouvernement de Sa Majesté), is the federal administration of Canada.

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Grain elevator

A grain elevator is an agrarian facility complex designed to stockpile or store grain.

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Hail

Hail is a form of solid precipitation.

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Henry Lumley Drayton

Sir Henry Lumley Drayton, (April 27, 1869 – August 28, 1950) was a Canadian lawyer and politician.

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House of Commons of Canada

The House of Commons of Canada (Chambre des communes du Canada) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate.

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Incorporation (business)

Incorporation is the formation of a new corporation (a corporation being a legal entity that is effectively recognized as a person under the law).

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Independent politician

An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.

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James Gray Turgeon

James Gray Turgeon (October 7, 1879 – February 14, 1964) was a broker, soldier, and provincial and federal level politician from Canada.

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James Hamilton Ross

James Hamilton Ross (May 12, 1856 – December 14, 1932) was a Canadian politician, the Yukon Territory's third Commissioner, and an ardent defender of territorial rights.

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John Dowsley Reid

John Dowsley Reid, (1 January 1859 – 26 August 1929) was a Canadian businessman, physician, and parliamentarian.

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John Robert Boyle

John Robert Boyle, (February 1, 1870 or February 3, 1871 – February 15, 1936) was a Canadian politician and jurist who served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, a cabinet minister in the Government of Alberta, and a judge on the Supreme Court of Alberta.

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John Wright Sifton

John Wright Sifton (August 10, 1833 – September 19, 1912) was a 19th-century Manitoba politician and the founder of an important political family in Western Canada.

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Joseph Stauffer

Lieutenant Joseph Emmett Stauffer (October 29, 1874 – April 10, 1917) was a teacher, politician and soldier from Alberta, Canada.

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Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) is the highest court of appeal for certain British territories and Commonwealth countries.

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Labour candidates and parties in Canada

There have been various groups in Canada that have nominated candidates under the label Labour Party or Independent Labour Party or other variations from the 1870s until the 1960s.

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Legislative Assembly of Alberta

The Legislative Assembly of Alberta is one of two components of the Legislature of Alberta, the other being Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, represented by the Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta.

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Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories

The Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, or Legislative Council of the Northwest Territories, is the legislature and the seat of government of Northwest Territories in Canada.

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Legislative session

A legislative session is the period of time in which a legislature, in both parliamentary and presidential systems, is convened for purpose of lawmaking, usually being one of two or more smaller divisions of the entire time between two elections.

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Lethbridge District

Lethbridge District was a Provincial electoral district in Alberta, Canada.

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Liberal Party of Canada

The Liberal Party of Canada (Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits, is the oldest federal political party in Canada.

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Liberal-Conservative Party

The Liberal-Conservative Party was the formal name of the Conservative Party of Canada until 1873, and again from 1922 to 1938, although some Conservative candidates continued to run under the label as late as the 1911 election and others ran as simple Conservatives before 1873.

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Lisgar (electoral district)

Lisgar was a federal electoral district in Manitoba, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1871 to 1988.

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List of agricultural universities and colleges

This article, List of agricultural universities and colleges, lists agricultural universities and colleges around the world, by continent and country.

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List of premiers of Alberta

The list of premiers of Alberta consists of the 17 leaders of government of the Canadian province of Alberta since it was created in 1905.

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Livestock branding

Livestock branding is a technique for marking livestock so as to identify the owner.

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Loan guarantee

A loan guarantee, in finance, is a promise by one party (the guarantor) to assume the debt obligation of a borrower if that borrower defaults.

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London, Ontario

London is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada along the Quebec City–Windsor Corridor.

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Lucien Boudreau

Lucien Boudreau (August 6, 1874 – December 16, 1962) was a politician, mayor of St. Albert, Alberta, and member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta (then called the Provincial Parliament).

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Macleod (provincial electoral district)

Macleod is a former provincial electoral district that existed from 1905 to 2004 in the province of Alberta.

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Malcolm MacKenzie

Malcolm John Mackenzie (born 30 September 1961) is an English professional golfer.

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Malcolm McKenzie

Malcolm McKenzie (May 31, 1863 – March 15, 1913) was a Canadian politician who served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and, briefly, as Alberta Provincial Treasurer.

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Martin Burrell

Martin Burrell, (October 19, 1858 – March 20, 1938) was a Canadian politician.

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Master of Arts

A Master of Arts (Magister Artium; abbreviated MA; also Artium Magister, abbreviated AM) is a person who was admitted to a type of master's degree awarded by universities in many countries, and the degree is also named Master of Arts in colloquial speech.

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Medicine Hat (provincial electoral district)

Medicine Hat is an Albertan provincial electoral district, covering most of the city of Medicine Hat.

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Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner

Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner (formerly Medicine Hat) is a federal electoral district in southern Alberta, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1908.

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Methodism

Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.

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Middlesex Centre

Middlesex Centre is a township in south-western Ontario, Canada.

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Middlesex County, Ontario

Middlesex County (2016 population 71,551)Sum of the eight municipalities in Middlesex County from is a primarily rural county in Southwestern Ontario, Canada covering 3,317.27 square kilometers.

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Motion of no confidence

A motion of no confidence (alternatively vote of no confidence, no-confidence motion, or (unsuccessful) confidence motion) is a statement or vote which states that a person(s) in a position of responsibility (government, managerial, etc.) is no longer deemed fit to hold that position, perhaps because they are inadequate in some respect, are failing to carry out obligations, or are making decisions that other members feel are detrimental.

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Nepotism

Nepotism is based on favour granted to relatives in various fields, including business, politics, entertainment, sports, religion and other activities.

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Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories (NT or NWT; French: les Territoires du Nord-Ouest, TNO; Athabaskan languages: Denendeh; Inuinnaqtun: Nunatsiaq; Inuktitut: ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ) is a federal territory of Canada.

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Northwest Territories general election, 1898

The Northwest Territories general election of 1898 took place on 4 November 1898.

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Northwest Territories general election, 1902

The Northwest Territories general election of 1902, occurred on 21 May 1902 and was the fifth general election in the history of the Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Notary public

A notary public (or notary or public notary) of the common law is a public officer constituted by law to serve the public in non-contentious matters usually concerned with estates, deeds, powers-of-attorney, and foreign and international business.

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Olds (provincial electoral district)

Olds was a provincial electoral district in Alberta, Canada.

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Olds, Alberta

Olds is a town in the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Ontario

Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.

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Ottawa

Ottawa is the capital city of Canada.

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Paris Peace Conference, 1919

The Paris Peace Conference, also known as Versailles Peace Conference, was the meeting of the victorious Allied Powers following the end of World War I to set the peace terms for the defeated Central Powers.

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Patronage

Patronage is the support, encouragement, privilege, or financial aid that an organization or individual bestows to another.

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Penal labour

Penal labour is a generic term for various kinds of unfree labour which prisoners are required to perform, typically manual labour.

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Peter Talbot (politician)

Peter Talbot (March 30, 1854 – December 6, 1919) was a Canadian parliamentarian.

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Petition

A petition is a request to do something, most commonly addressed to a government official or public entity.

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Precedent

In common law legal systems, a precedent, or authority, is a principle or rule established in a previous legal case that is either binding on or persuasive for a court or other tribunal when deciding subsequent cases with similar issues or facts.

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Premier of Alberta

The Premier of Alberta is the first minister for the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

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Privy Council of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, usually known simply as the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers to the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.

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Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta

The Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta (often referred to colloquially as Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta) was a provincial centre-right party in the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Progressivism

Progressivism is the support for or advocacy of improvement of society by reform.

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Prohibition

Prohibition is the illegality of the manufacturing, storage in barrels or bottles, transportation, sale, possession, and consumption of alcohol including alcoholic beverages, or a period of time during which such illegality was enforced.

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Prohibition in Canada

The prohibition of alcohol in Canada arose in various stages, from local municipal bans in the late 19th century, to provincial bans in the early 20th century, and national prohibition (a temporary wartime measure) from 1918 to 1920.

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Property tax

A property tax or millage rate is an ad valorem tax on the value of a property, usually levied on real estate.

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Province of Canada

The Province of Canada (or the United Province of Canada or the United Canadas) was a British colony in North America from 1841 to 1867.

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Quebec

Quebec (Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.

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Queen's Counsel

A Queen's Counsel (postnominal QC), or King's Counsel (postnominal KC) during the reign of a king, is an eminent lawyer (usually a barrister or advocate) who is appointed by the Monarch to be one of "Her Majesty's Counsel learned in the law." The term is also recognised as an honorific.

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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, is the full group of personal consultants to the monarch of Canada on state and constitutional affairs.

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R. B. Bennett

Richard Bedford Bennett, 1st Viscount Bennett, (3 July 1870 – 26 June 1947), was a Canadian politician who served as the 11th Prime Minister of Canada, in office from 1930 to 1935.

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Ratio decidendi

Ratio decidendi (Latin plural rationes decidendi) is a Latin phrase meaning "the reason" or "the rationale for the decision".

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Reading (legislature)

A reading of a bill is a debate on the bill held before the general body of a legislature, as opposed to before a committee or an other group.

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Real estate

Real estate is "property consisting of land and the buildings on it, along with its natural resources such as crops, minerals or water; immovable property of this nature; an interest vested in this (also) an item of real property, (more generally) buildings or housing in general.

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Recall election

A recall election (also called a recall referendum or representative recall) is a procedure by which voters can remove an elected official from office through a direct vote before that official's term has ended.

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Reciprocity (Canadian politics)

Reciprocity, in 19th- and early 20th-century Canadian politics, meant free trade, the removal of protective tariffs on all natural resources, between Canada and the United States.

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Redistribution (election)

Redistribution is the process, used in many Commonwealth countries, by which electoral districts are added, removed, or otherwise changed.

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Referendum

A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is invited to vote on a particular proposal.

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Reform movement (pre-Confederation Canada)

Reform movement, sometimes erroneously referred to as the Reform Party, began in the 1830s as the movement in the English speaking parts of British North America (Canada).

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Regina, Saskatchewan

Regina is the capital city of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

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Representation (politics)

In the common view, political representation is assumed to refer only to the political activities undertaken, in representative democracies, by citizens elected to political office on behalf of their fellow citizens who do not hold political office.

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Robert Borden

Sir Robert Laird Borden, (June 26, 1854 – June 10, 1937) was a Canadian lawyer and politician who served as the eighth Prime Minister of Canada, in office from 1911 to 1920.

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Robert Brett

Robert George Brett (November 16, 1851 – September 16, 1929) was a politician and physician in the North-West Territories and later Alberta, Canada.

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Robert Gardiner (politician)

Robert Gardiner (February 24, 1879 February 6, 1945) was a farmer and federal Member of Parliament from Canada.

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Robert Patterson (Alberta politician)

Robert Patterson (April 11, 1855 – February 28, 1938) was a politician from Alberta, Canada.

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Royal assent

Royal assent or sanction is the method by which a country's monarch (possibly through a delegated official) formally approves an act of that nation's parliament.

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Royal Bank of Canada

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is a Canadian multinational financial services company and the largest bank in Canada by market capitalization.

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Royal Commission

A Royal Commission is a major ad-hoc formal public inquiry into a defined issue in some monarchies.

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Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, the only province without natural borders.

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Speculation

Speculation is the purchase of an asset (a commodity, goods, or real estate) with the hope that it will become more valuable at a future date.

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Speech from the throne

A speech from the throne (or throne speech) is an event in certain monarchies in which the reigning sovereign, or a representative thereof, reads a prepared speech to members of the nation's legislature when a session is opened, outlining the government's agenda and focus for the forthcoming session; or in some cases, closed.

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Sphinx

A sphinx (Σφίγξ, Boeotian: Φίξ, plural sphinxes or sphinges) is a mythical creature with the head of a human and the body of a lion.

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St. Albert (provincial electoral district)

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Strathcona, Alberta

Strathcona was a city in Alberta, Canada on the south side of the North Saskatchewan River across from the City of Edmonton.

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Tariff

A tariff is a tax on imports or exports between sovereign states.

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The Canadian Encyclopedia

The Canadian Encyclopedia (abbreviated as TCE) is a source of information on Canada published by Historica Canada of Toronto.

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The Right Honourable

The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, India, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius, and occasionally elsewhere.

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Thomas Walter Scott

Thomas Walter Scott – known less formally as Walter Scott – (October 27, 1867 – March 23, 1938) was the first Premier of the province of Saskatchewan in Canada (1905–1916).

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Toronto

Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.

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Toronto–Dominion Bank

The Toronto–Dominion Bank (Banque Toronto–Dominion) is a Canadian multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.

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Treaty of Versailles

The Treaty of Versailles (Traité de Versailles) was the most important of the peace treaties that brought World War I to an end.

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Truck system

A truck system is an arrangement in which employees are paid in commodities or some money substitute (such as vouchers or token coins, called in some dialects scrip or chit) rather than with standard money.

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Union Bank of Halifax

The Union Bank of Halifax was granted a charter by the government of Canada in 1856 and established its head office at the corner of Hollis and Prince Streets in the port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Unionist Party (Canada)

The Unionist Party was a centre-right historical political party in Canada, composed primarily of former members of the Conservative party with some individual Liberal Members of Parliament.

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United Farmers of Alberta

The United Farmers of Alberta (UFA) is an association of Alberta farmers that has served different roles in its 100-year history – as a lobby group, a successful political party, and as a farm-supply retail chain.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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University of Alberta

The University of Alberta (also known as U of A and UAlberta) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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University of Toronto

The University of Toronto (U of T, UToronto, or Toronto) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on the grounds that surround Queen's Park.

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Vermilion (provincial electoral district)

Vermilion is a former provincial electoral district in Alberta which existed from 1905 to 1921.

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Vermilion, Alberta

Vermilion is a town in central Alberta, Canada within the County of Vermilion River.

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Victoria University, Toronto

Victoria University is a college of the University of Toronto, founded in 1836 and named for Queen Victoria.

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Wesley College (Manitoba)

Wesley College was a college that existed in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada from 1888 to 1938.

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Wilfrid Laurier

Sir Henri Charles Wilfrid Laurier (20 November 1841 – 17 February 1919), known as Wilfrid Laurier, was the seventh Prime Minister of Canada, in office from 11 July 1896 to 6 October 1911.

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William Ashbury Buchanan

William Ashbury Buchanan, (born: July 2, 1876 South Monaghan, Ontario died: July 12, 1954) was a journalist, publisher and politician based in Alberta.

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William Henry Cushing

William Henry Cushing (August 21, 1852 – January 25, 1934) was a Canadian politician.

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Winnipeg

Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada.

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Women's suffrage

Women's suffrage (colloquial: female suffrage, woman suffrage or women's right to vote) --> is the right of women to vote in elections; a person who advocates the extension of suffrage, particularly to women, is called a suffragist.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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1st Alberta Legislature

1st Legislative Assembly of Alberta lasted from November 9, 1905, to Monday, March 22, 1909.

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4th North-West Legislative Assembly

4th North-West Legislative Assembly was the 6th meeting of the Northwest Territories Legislature, it lasted from 1898 to 1902.

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5th North-West Legislative Assembly

The 5th North-West Legislative Assembly lasted from 1902 until dissolution in 1905.

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References

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