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W. A. C. Bennett

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William Andrew Cecil Bennett (September 6, 1900February 23, 1979) was a Canadian politician. [1]

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Alberta Social Credit Party

The Alberta Social Credit Party was a provincial political party in Alberta, Canada, that was founded on social credit monetary policy put forward by Clifford Hugh Douglas and on conservative Christian social values.

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Bank of British Columbia

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

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BC Ferries

British Columbia Ferry Services Inc., operating as BC Ferries (BCF), is a former provincial Crown corporation, now operating as an independently managed, publicly owned company.

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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 "Bill" Bennett, (April 14, 1932 – December 3, 2015) was the 27th Premier of the Canadian province of British Columbia 1975–1986.

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Bob Browne-Clayton

Robert Denis Browne-Clayton (June 24, 1917 – September 5, 2003) was a Canadian politician.

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Boss Johnson

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

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British Columbia

British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.

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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 a centre-right 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, which currently governs the province, and previously governed from 1972 to 1975, and then again from 1991 to 2001.

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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 all but three years between the 1952 provincial election and the 1991 election.

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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 House of Commons of Canada of the 27th Parliament of Canada.

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Canadians

Canadians (Canadiens / Canadiennes) are people identified with the country of Canada.

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Cecil Robert Bull

Cecil Robert Bull (October 25, 1890 – June 15, 1978) was a Canadian politician.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Clarence Wallace

Clarence Wallace (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 many or multiple 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 a confederacy or league) is a union of sovereign states, united for purposes of common action often in relation to other states.

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Dave Barrett

David Barrett, (October 2, 1930 – February 2, 2018), commonly known as Dave Barrett, was a 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 and college administrator, businessman and political commentator.

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Distance education

Distance education or long-distance learning is the education of students who may not always be physically present at a school.

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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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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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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 (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, (born December 1, 1935) is a prolific Canadian novelist, poet, historian, and biographer.

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George Pearkes

Major General George Randolph Pearkes, (February 28, 1888 – May 30, 1984) was a Canadian politician and soldier.

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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) is a voting method used in single-seat elections with 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 Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, 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 (23 April 1897 – 27 December 1972) was a Canadian scholar, statesman, soldier, prime minister, and diplomat, who won the Nobel Peace Prize 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, 1908January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after having served as the 37th Vice President of the United States from 1961 to 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 an unofficial designation used to refer to the publicly funded, single-payer health care system of Canada.

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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 is 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 Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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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 and 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 -long 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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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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Regina, Saskatchewan

Regina 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 British Columbia, Canada with campuses in Burnaby (Main Campus), Surrey, and Vancouver.

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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 in 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) is a business enterprise where the state has significant control through full, majority, or significant minority ownership.

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Teetotalism

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

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The Honourable

The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable (abbreviated to The Hon., Hon. or formerly The Hon'ble—the latter term is still used in South Asia) is a style that is used before the names of certain classes of people.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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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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United Church of Canada

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

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University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a public research university with campuses in Vancouver and Kelowna, British Columbia.

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University of Victoria

The University of Victoria (UVic) is a major research university located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

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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 (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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Yale (electoral district)

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

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

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

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