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William Puffer

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William Franklin Puffer (November 1, 1861 – April 22, 1948) was a Canadian politician who served in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1905 until 1917. [1]

45 relations: Alberta, Alberta and Great Waterways Railway scandal, Alberta general election, 1905, Alberta general election, 1909, Alberta general election, 1913, Alberta general election, 1917, Alberta general election, 1921, Alberta general election, 1926, Alberta Liberal Party, Alexander Cameron Rutherford, Andrew Gilmour, Arthur Sifton, Calgary Herald, Canadian dollar, Canadian federal election, 1917, Charles Wilson Cross, Chinese Canadians, Chinese head tax in Canada, Conscription Crisis of 1917, Conservative Party of Canada (1867–1942), Cree language, First Nations, Irene Parlby, Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, Labour candidates and parties in Canada, Lacombe (provincial electoral district), Lacombe, Alberta, Laurier Liberals, Legislative Assembly of Alberta, Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, Michael Clark (Canadian politician), Motion of no confidence, Northwest Territories Liberal Party, Olds, Alberta, Ontario, Peter Talbot (politician), Premier of Alberta, Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta, Red Deer (electoral district), Rideau Lakes, Ontario, Robert Borden, Toronto, Unionist Party (Canada), United Empire Loyalist, United Farmers of Alberta.

Alberta

Alberta is a western province of Canada.

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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 general election, 1905

The Alberta general election of 1905 was the first general election held in the Province of Alberta, Canada.

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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 general election, 1926

The Alberta general election of 1926 was the sixth 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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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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Andrew Gilmour

Andrew Gilmour (March 2, 1875 – July 25, 1938) was a provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada.

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Arthur Sifton

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.

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Calgary Herald

The Calgary Herald is a daily newspaper published in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Canadian dollar

The Canadian dollar (symbol: $; code: CAD; dollar canadien) is the currency of Canada.

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Canadian federal election, 1917

The 1917 Canadian federal election (sometimes referred to as the khaki election) was held on December 17, 1917, to elect members of the House of Commons of Canada of the 13th Parliament of Canada.

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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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Chinese Canadians

Chinese Canadians are Canadians of full or partial Chinese ancestry, sometimes referenced as a CBC or Chinese-born Canadian (with light homage to the CBC, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, or to its American equivalent ABC).

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Chinese head tax in Canada

The Chinese head tax was a fixed fee charged to each Chinese person entering Canada.

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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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Cree language

Cree (also known as Cree–Montagnais–Naskapi) is a dialect continuum of Algonquian languages spoken by approximately 117,000 people across Canada, from the Northwest Territories to Alberta to Labrador.

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First Nations

In Canada, the First Nations (Premières Nations) are the predominant indigenous peoples in Canada south of the Arctic Circle.

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Irene Parlby

Mary Irene Parlby (née Marryat; 9 January 186812 July 1965) was a Canadian women's farm leader, activist and politician.

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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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Lacombe (provincial electoral district)

Lacombe is a former provincial electoral district that existed from 1905 to 1993.

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Lacombe, Alberta

Lacombe is a city in Alberta, Canada. It is located approximately north of Red Deer, the nearest major city, and south of Edmonton, the nearest metropolitan area. The city is set in the rolling parkland of central Alberta, between the Rocky Mountains foothills to the west, and the flatter Alberta prairie to the east. Lacombe became Alberta's 17th city on September 5, 2010.

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Laurier Liberals

Prior to the 1917 federal election in Canada, the Liberal Party of Canada split into two factions.

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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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Michael Clark (Canadian politician)

Michael Clark (May 12, 1861 – July 29, 1926) was a Canadian physician and politician from Alberta, Canada.

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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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Northwest Territories Liberal Party

The Northwest Territories Liberal Party was a short-lived branch of the Liberal Party of Canada in the Northwest Territories.

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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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Peter Talbot (politician)

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

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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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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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Red Deer (electoral district)

Red Deer was a federal electoral district in Alberta, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1908 to 2015.

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Rideau Lakes, Ontario

Rideau Lakes is a township located within Leeds and Grenville United Counties in Eastern Ontario, Canada.

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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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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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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 Empire Loyalist

United Empire Loyalists (or Loyalists) is an honorific given in 1799 by Lord Dorchester, the governor of Quebec and Governor-general of British North America, to American Loyalists who resettled in British North America during or after the American Revolution.

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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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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Puffer

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