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Stockwell Day Jr.

During the next three years, Day also became a prominent figure in efforts to transform the REFORM PARTY OF CANADA into a broader conservative alliance to defeat the federal LIBERAL PARTY.

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Jack Layton (Profile)

With the minority Liberal government all but sure to fall this week, politicians - not to mention voters - are grimacing at the prospect of a campaign that runs through the holiday season.

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N.B.'s New Premier

Long before New Brunswick Liberal cabinet minister Camille Thériault formally announced his bid for his party's - and the province's - top job on Jan. 26, his leadership ambitions were a badly kept secret.

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Liberals Seduce Voters

THERE'S A DURABLE joke in Canadian politics about how LIBERALS are defined by their strong convictions - and if you don't happen to share them, they've got others. The polite word for that is adaptability.

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Michael Ignatieff's Quebec Problem

Michael IGNATIEFF's first pseudo-campaign through Quebec as LIBERAL leader was a glitzy affair during which he pontificated on bloodlines, belonging and "the act of imagination" involved in loving a country like Canada - ideals culled from his then-just-published tome True Patriot Love.

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Canadian Senate Expenses Scandal

The Canadian Senate Expenses Scandal (2012–16) involved investigations into the housing and travel allowances claimed by dozens of Conservative and Liberal senators. Conservative senators Patrick Brazeau, Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin were suspended during the investigations. Duffy, Brazeau and Liberal senator Mac Harb were also charged with fraud and breach of trust but were either acquitted or the charges dropped. A 2015 audit of senate expenses revealed that 30 senators had been improperly reimbursed for expenses. The scandal dominated public discourse and put pressure on the Senate to establish clearer rules for travel, residency and living expenses.

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Raymond Garneau

Raymond Garneau, politician (b at Plessisville, Qué 3 Jan 1935). Usually seen as one of the bright lights of the Liberal Party, Garneau made his reputation as finance minister in Québec, 1970 to 1976.

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Novascotian

By 1840 his publication was the leading provincial newspaper, with 3000 subscribers. Howe's growing political involvement forced the newspaper's sale during the 1840s. Under the Annand family, it remained the voice of liberal reform.

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James Kennedy Cornwall

Jim Cornwall became a staunch advocate of the settlement of the Peace River Country, and served as the Liberal member of provincial parliament (now MLA) for the Peace River riding from 1909 to 1913.