Campbell, Kim

Campbell, Kim

(Avril Phaedra Campbell), 1947–, Canadian political leader, prime minister of Canada (1993), b. Port Alberni, British Columbia. A litigation lawyer and originally a member of the Social CreditSocial Credit,
economic plan in Canada, based on the theories of Clifford Hugh Douglas. The central idea is that the problems fundamental to economic depression are those of unequal distribution owing to lack of purchasing power.
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 party, she held (1983–88) appointed and elected provincial positions in British Columbia. After joining the Progressive Conservative partyProgressive Conservative party,
former Canadian political party, formed in 1942 by the merger of the Progressive and Conservative parties. Beginning with the first Canadian prime minister, John A.
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, she was elected (1988) to the Canadian parliament. She served as justice minister and attorney general (1990–93) and defense minister (1993) under Prime Minister Brian MulroneyMulroney, Brian
(Martin Brian Mulroney) , 1939–, Canadian prime minister (1984–93). Raised in Quebec in a working class family, Mulroney was a successful bilingual lawyer who became active in provincial politics in the 1970s.
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. In 1993 she succeeded Mulroney, becoming Canada's first woman prime minister, as well as the first prime minister born and raised in western Canada. Shortly thereafter she and all but two of her party's candidates lost (1993) their seats in the national elections.
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CAST: Glen Campbell, Kim Campbell, Ashley Campbell, Cal Campbell, Shannon Campbell, T.
Craig Bellamy, Ben Turner, Fraizer Campbell, Kim Bo-kyung and Craig Noone amongst them.
My brand of football is forward-minded and we saw against Arsenal that the likes of Fraizer Campbell, Kim Bo-kyung and Craig Noone cause problems when they are running forward.
Since 2004, Campbell, Kim, and colleagues have carefully built a portfolio of potent, plant-based compounds that kill a target Aspergillus species, A.
To meet that need, Campbell, Kim, and coinvestigators have--since 2004--carefully built a portfolio of potent, plant-based compounds that either kill A.
Standing with Campbell, Kim said South Korean foreign minister Kim Sung Hwan plans to visit the United States later this month and hold talks with Secretary of State Hilary Clinton on June 24 on a broad range of topics, including North Korea.
Not only are the plays produced, directed, designed, stage managed and performed by this up and coming talent but they are also written by emerging playwrights - Rosalind Haslett, Paddy Campbell, Kim Spence and Laura Degnan.
Among those taking part from WrecsamTri are Paul Evans, Ian Pearce, Chris Briffa, Andy Campbell, Kim Norman and Chris Smith.
Celebrities like Naomi Campbell, Kim Catrall and even former American President Bill Clinton have sung the praises of a good old-fashioned bowl of porridge as part of the popular Gi diet.
Naomi Campbell, Kim Catrall and even Bill Clinton are singing its praises and now the Irish oat industry is getting its biggest boost ever from the GI diet.
Amanda De Cadenet, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Kim Basinger, Amanda Donohoe, Faye Dunaway, Candice Bergen and Jerry Hall have all been seen on his arm.
Naomi Campbell, Kim Basinger and Cindy Crawford are among a team of super- fit beauties who have stripped off for the charity - slogan "'d rather go naked than wear fur.