John A. Macdonald

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Belleville Intelligencer
Murray Canal celebrates a historic winQUINTE WEST - With several prominent politicians making an appearance in the re
Murray Canal celebrates a historic win
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 5 days ago
QUINTE WEST - With several prominent politicians making an appearance in the region lately, Canada’s first Prime Minister wasn’t going to be left out. On Saturday Sir John A Macdonald spoke before a small group at the Murray Canal in Carrying Place... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Fast-talk at auction blockA fan of rap music as a teenager, 21-year-old Adam Miller says fast talk has al
Fast-talk at auction block
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 8 days ago
A fan of rap music as a teenager, 21-year-old Adam Miller says fast talk has always intrigued him. Realizing he was unlikely to become the next P Diddy or Eminem, he decided to pursue his fascination with rapid-fire commentary in a different way. He... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Heritage significance celebratedThe Historic Murray Canal District (HMCD) will host the Quinte Heritage Celebra
Heritage significance celebrated
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 10 days ago
The Historic Murray Canal District (HMCD) will host the Quinte Heritage Celebration from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. The event promotes the heritage significance of the Murray Canal, says Dave Dingle, founder of the HMCD. The celebration will... Read more
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Chatham This Week
Chatham-built ship nearly the death of politicianIn the period spanning the latter 1830s to the mid 1870s, Chatham hosted a subs
Chatham-built ship nearly the death of politician
Chatham This Week / Posted 14 days ago
In the period spanning the latter 1830s to the mid 1870s, Chatham hosted a substantial ship building industry featuring the production of vessels in lengths of 200 feet and even more. Given that circumstance, and considering the width of the river,... Read more
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Hamilton News
Eggheads. Narcissists. Social misfits. When ‘None of the Above’ is the best choiceJohn A. Macdonald. Wilfrid Laurier. William Lyon Mackenzie King. John Diefenbak
Eggheads. Narcissists. Social misfits. When ‘None of the Above’ is the best choice
Hamilton News / Posted 15 days ago
John A. Macdonald. Wilfrid Laurier. William Lyon Mackenzie King. John Diefenbaker. Lester B. Pearson. Pierre Elliott Trudeau … We used to be surrounded by giants. Now we're surrounded by smiling, smarmy used car salespeople. Shysters. Pinocchios.... Read more
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Hamilton News
When ‘None of the Above’ is the best choiceJohn A. Macdonald. Wilfrid Laurier. William Lyon Mackenzie King. John Diefenbak
When ‘None of the Above’ is the best choice
Hamilton News / Posted 15 days ago
John A. Macdonald. Wilfrid Laurier. William Lyon Mackenzie King. John Diefenbaker. Lester B. Pearson. Pierre Elliott Trudeau … We used to be surrounded by giants. Now we're surrounded by smiling, smarmy used car salespeople. Shysters. Pinocchios.... Read more
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Calgary Sun
A nice 'do isn't a don't to become Prime MinisterAs much as the Conservative party would like Canadians to equate a good head of
A nice 'do isn't a don't to become Prime Minister
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
As much as the Conservative party would like Canadians to equate a good head of hair with not being ready to be prime minister, you'll notice a lot of "nice hair, though," if you flip through a photo gallery of Canada's prime ministers. A... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Think twice before summoning spirits of past PMsIt isn't 1880 or 1980 anymore but from the last few days on the federal campaig
Think twice before summoning spirits of past PMs
Calgary Sun / Posted 18 days ago
It isn't 1880 or 1980 anymore but from the last few days on the federal campaign trail, you wouldn't know it. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, stumping to get Justin Trudeau elected prime minister, evoked the memory of Sir John A. Macdonald to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
NDP candidate raises eyebrows with oil sands commentMost of the federal party leaders stayed off the campaign trail Saturday, but a
NDP candidate raises eyebrows with oil sands comment
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Most of the federal party leaders stayed off the campaign trail Saturday, but a comment from a high-profile New Democrat candidate on the oil sands stirred up a political hornet’s nest in Alberta. Linda McQuaig, a well-known author and the NDP... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Wynne goes after Harper at Bill Blair campaign launchOntario Premier Kathleen Wynne continued to weigh in on the federal election ca
Wynne goes after Harper at Bill Blair campaign launch
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne continued to weigh in on the federal election campaign Saturday, this time reaching into the history books to attack Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Wynne compared the Conservative leader to Canada’s first prime... Read more
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Toronto Star
Kathleen Wynne makes historical jab against Stephen Harper“I’ve said that if Stephen Harper had been the Prime Minister instead of Sir Jo
Kathleen Wynne makes historical jab against Stephen Harper
Toronto Star / Posted 20 days ago
“I’ve said that if Stephen Harper had been the Prime Minister instead of Sir John A. Macdonald and B.C. had said ‘well we need a railway,’ he would have said ‘well, you know, we’re not going to help you with that, build it yourself,’” Wynne said.... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Local pipers heading to ScotlandFour members of the Branch 72 Stuart Taylor Family Pipe Band will be heading to
Local pipers heading to Scotland
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 24 days ago
Four members of the Branch 72 Stuart Taylor Family Pipe Band will be heading to Scotland this month to perform before Queen Elizabeth II. The quartet from the Royal Canadian Legion pipes and drums band – pipers Ron Moss and Stacey Mortson, snare... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Federal election is on in Lambton-Kent-MiddlesexBefore the weekend, there was a good chance Stephen Harper would drop the writ
Federal election is on in Lambton-Kent-Middlesex
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 24 days ago
Before the weekend, there was a good chance Stephen Harper would drop the writ Sunday, and officially bring Canada into election season. And now, it's here. This election will be a little different. The 78-day campaign will be the longest in Canada... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Fun B.C. factsWhat a glorious time and place for a long weekend. We hope you enjoyed it. In
Fun B.C. facts
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 24 days ago
What a glorious time and place for a long weekend. We hope you enjoyed it. In case you weren't sure, the Monday you likely enjoyed away from work is called B.C. Day. Beautiful British Columbia, The Greatest Place on Earth — chose a slogan you like,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Does Canada still want Harper?You could call any general election an historic one but this time it’s really t
Does Canada still want Harper?
Calgary Sun / Posted 25 days ago
You could call any general election an historic one but this time it’s really true. The 42nd general election campaign that Prime Minister Stephen Harper launched under sunshine Sunday morning from the steps of Rideau Hall will be the longest in... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Harper drops writ, starts campaignBefore the weekend, there was a good chance Stephen Harper would drop the writ
Harper drops writ, starts campaign
Chatham Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
Before the weekend, there was a good chance Stephen Harper would drop the writ Sunday, and officially bring Canada into election season. And now, it's here. This election will be a little different. The 78-day campaign will be the longest in Canada... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Harper launches federal election campaignStephen Harper has launched the longest election campaign since the days of Joh
Harper launches federal election campaign
The Globe and Mail / Posted 26 days ago
Stephen Harper has launched the longest election campaign since the days of John A. Macdonald, as he seeks to become the first prime minister to win four consecutive mandates since Wilfrid Laurier. But other precedents could be set instead. A new... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Mayor Nenshi says lower 2016 tax increase is his ideaWords fail. Mayor Nenshi wants to lower the planned city property tax hike for
Calgary Mayor Nenshi says lower 2016 tax increase is his idea
Calgary Sun / Posted 29 days ago
Words fail. Mayor Nenshi wants to lower the planned city property tax hike for 2016. He is on board. Yes, he is. The wonders never cease. Just think. City manager Jeff Fielding is quoted in the Wednesday paper on this page. Fielding says one... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
How to get Cortana on Windows 10 in Canada todayCanadians often complain that they don’t get access to some of the coolest tech
How to get Cortana on Windows 10 in Canada today
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 30 days ago
Canadians often complain that they don’t get access to some of the coolest technology services as quickly as their American neighbours and Microsoft’s Cortana is the latest thing you can add to that list. It’s Microsoft Corp.’s big day with the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Conservative trailblazer Flora MacDonald dies aged 89If Flora MacDonald had been born 20 years later, she might well have been Canad
Conservative trailblazer Flora MacDonald dies aged 89
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
If Flora MacDonald had been born 20 years later, she might well have been Canada’s first female prime minister. As it was, the Cape Breton-born politician, who died early Sunday morning in her 90th year, broke down the invisible door that barred... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The story of the Ottawa River: Priceless and precariousEvery day on this river is an adventure.” Judith Flynn-Bedard is speaking from
The story of the Ottawa River: Priceless and precarious
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Every day on this river is an adventure.” Judith Flynn-Bedard is speaking from the stern of Pier Pressure II, the small cabin cruiser she owns with her husband, Robert, and she shakes her head at a string of memories. There was the day a sleek boat... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
A history of enforcementThe birth of the Fort on the North Saskatchewan River dates back to a lawless p
A history of enforcement
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 1 months ago
The birth of the Fort on the North Saskatchewan River dates back to a lawless period of time in the western Canadian prairies, when the rise of law and order marked a lasting legacy that begins right here at home. “The North West Mounted Police was... Read more

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