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Prime Ministers of Canada Resources: Jean Chretien

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Becoming Prime Minister in 1993 and staying in that position for 10 years, Jean Chretien helped Canada as a leader by working diligently to help balance the finances, offer a Child Tax Benefit, as well as environmental projects and more. Notebooking Page About His Life: The Prime Ministers of Canada: Jean Chretien – an intro, biography and […]

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Prime Ministers of Canada Resources: Kim Campbell

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When Brian Mulroney stepped down from office, Kim Campbell became the leader of the party, and ultimately the Prime Minister of Canada in June 1993. Her popularity amongst the voters was very high, which left her political party hopeful for a re-election in the fall of 1993. Unfortunately, her honesty and abruptness turned the voters […]

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Prime Ministers of Canada Resources: Brian Mulroney

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Brian Mulroney won the position of leadership with the largest majority government ever. Hopes were high for a new direction for Canada. His time as Prime Minister featured highlights (for better or worse) of a Free Trade agreement with the US, participation in the Gulf War, and the introduction to the GST tax. Notebooking Page About […]

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Prime Ministers of Canada Resources: John Turner

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Although John Turner had an accomplished career in politics, his time as our Prime Minister was a scant 2 months before an election was held and Brian Mulroney took his place. With only this brief moment in leadership, he never even had a chance to do anything with his position. Notebooking Page About His Life: […]

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Prime Ministers of Canada Resources: Joe Clark

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Only 39 years old when he became Prime Minister in 1979, Joe Clark was only the leader of the country for a short 8 months. He didn’t have much time to accomplish much – only to put together a budget proposal that didn’t go over well and ended up with a vote that gave the position back […]

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Prime Ministers of Canada Resources: Pierre Trudeau

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Pierre Trudeau swept Canada with an epidemic known as “TrudeauMania” as he rushed into the position of Prime Minister in 1968. A charismatic man with a smile that charmed many, he helped establish the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and helped to create an officially bilingual country, among other things. More memorable for his […]

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Prime Ministers of Canada Resources: Lester B. Pearson

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Lester B. Pearson, who was known by many as “Mike” – a nickname he received during his time in WWII as a pilot, was known as a really nice guy. The first Canadian to ever win a Nobel Peace Prize, his time in leadership was highlighted by furthering bilingualism and the official acceptance of the […]

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Prime Ministers of Canada Resources: John Diefenbaker

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Often referred to as “The Chief,” John Diefenbaker was the 13th Prime Minister of Canada, leading our country from 1957 to 1963. It was during his time as Prime Minister that the first Trans-Atlantic phone call was made, progress on the Arrow project was stopped, the Bill of Rights was put in place, and Native […]

Prime Ministers of Canada video

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Looking for a creative way to learn about all 22 Prime Ministers of Canada? Check out this fun little song (and video) from the people at SALON Theatre Productions. Similar Resources   Prime Ministers of Canada Resources: Louis St. Laurent   Prime Ministers of Canada Resources: John Abbott   Prime Ministers of Canada: Sir Charles Tupper