Diefenbaker


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Diefenbaker

John George. 1895--1979, Canadian Conservative statesman; prime minister of Canada (1957--63)
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nuclear missiles on Canadian soil and Diefenbaker refused.
Instead, Douglas was washed away in another landslide across Saskatchewan for native son and Progressive Conservative Prime Minister John Diefenbaker.
Activities will take place at Prairieland Park and Diefenbaker Park with the opening ceremonies on June 21, which is National Aboriginal Day.
Of which country was John George Diefenbaker the Conservative prime minister?
The Qu'Appelle River, which runs from Lake Diefenbaker, northwest of Regina, across Saskatchewan to the Manitoba boundary, is expected to overflow along the entire Qu'Appelle Valley.
ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Lawyers and Civil Society groups here on Saturday congratulated renowned jurist, human right activist and President Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Asma Jahangir for winning first annual John Diefenbaker Defender of Human Rights and Freedom Award.
Diefenbaker, who is the flawed yet tragic hero of Lament, for failing to understand that the Canadian establishment did not want to restore the Canada of the 19th century.
After an introduction reviewing the key events of the decade, the book is divided into two sections on Canada's Progressive Conservative government headed by John Diefenbaker and his relations with Israeli leader David Ben Gurion during the first half of the decade, and Pearson's Liberal government and its relationship with Israeli primate minister Levi Eshkol in the second half of the decade.
Diefenbaker, Brian Mulroney and Conrad Black, to name three of the beneficiaries of his attention.
Inaugurated by former Canadian Prime Minister John Diefenbaker in 1975, the Diefenbaker Parkway bisects the park.
Kennedy and Canadian premier John Diefenbaker, the men ultimately responsible for the defense of North America, were having a personal set-to and not speaking to one another instead of working together against the threat of Soviet nuclear missiles.