Diefenbaker


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Diefenbaker

John George. 1895--1979, Canadian Conservative statesman; prime minister of Canada (1957--63)
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The Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure commissioned ISL Engineering and Land Services (ISL) in November 2016 to perform an independent inspection of Diefenbaker Bridge.
Smallwood's difference with Ottawa in relation to the IWA strike was ignited when the Diefenbaker government refused a provincial request to send RCMP reinforcements to Newfoundland, a decision that led to the resignation, on 12 March 1959, of RCMP Commissioner Leonard Hanson Nicholson.
The finest speck shoot I've ever been on occurred in a harvested barley field outside a refuge area of Lake Diefenbaker.
Then, on October 13, 2013, the Government of Canada awarded Cardinal Zen the John Diefenbaker Defender of Human Rights and Freedom Award at a ceremony in Vancouver.
In Kennedy and Diefenbaker: The Feud that Toppled a Government, (15) Knowlton Nash describes the intense dislike between Prime Minister Diefenbaker and President Kennedy which culminated in fierce disagreements over another issue, namely Fidel Castro and the Cuban missile crises, during which the Canadian Prime Minster at first refused to cooperate with the Americans.
Although not an unusually long time in office by Canadian standards, this milestone places him ahead of several prime ministers who left their mark on the country: Mackenzie, Bennett, Diefenbaker and Pearson to name a few.
It is a cruel irony of history," writes Chris Webb, "that the likes of Brian Mulroney, Joe Clarke and John Diefenbaker are lionized while those in the trenches against apartheid are written out of history.
1) A fiery populist, John Diefenbaker (1895-1979), Canada's head of government from 1957 to 1963, rose to power on a growing tide of nationalism--tinged with anti-Americanism--that was coming to prominence in Canada thanks to unease among Canadians over both US economic penetration of their country and American Cold-War rhetoric.
Apres un examen de la litterature et un expose sur la theorie des gouvernements minoritaires, l'auteur procede a une comparaison detaillee de quatre gouvernements minoritaires, a savoir ceux de Diefenbaker (1957-1958), de Pearson (1963-1965) et de Clark (1979-1980) ainsi que le premier gouvernement minoritaire Harper (20062008), en vue de determiner la mesure dans laquelle ils ont reussi a se maintenir au pouvoir et a controler le programme legislatif.
During the 11961 visit of Prime Minister John Diefenbaker to the Press Club, president Pat Burrage showed him the Tombstone in the Graveyard of Journalism--"30" denotes tile end of press releases.
He also painted John Diefenbaker, Chief Dan George, Sir Edmund Hillary and Sir Andrew Davis with The Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and numerous others from many walks of life.