Jean Chretien

Type: Person
Name: Jean Chretien (Jean Chrétien)
Title: Former Prime Minister of Canada
Date of Birth: 11/01/1934
Place of Birth: Shawinigan, Quebec
Nationality: Canada
Fact Sheet: Biography for Jean Chretien
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 37 mins ago - 1 reports

Herb Gray leaves legacy of wit and integrity

Herb GrayCanada’s first-ever Jewish federal cabinet minister, Herb Gray, was remembered with affection for his martini-dry wit, deft deflection skills during Question Period, powerful oratory and even for his affinity for rock music following his April ... [Published Canadian Jewish News - 7 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Today’s letters: Light ‘em if you got ‘em (except in Victoria)

Re: Saving Smokers From Themselves , Marni Soupcoff, April 23. I have been a non-smoker for more than 17 years, but I have no axe to grind with those who smoke. For the life of me, I can’t figure out why the people of greater Victoria keep putting ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 16 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Making sense of Canada’s middle-class distress debate: Walkom

In a weird way, the debate over Canada’s middle class is like medieval angelology.Then, theologians would argue over how many angels could dance on the head of a pin.Today, the questions from the political priesthood are equally abstruse.Is the middle ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

No state funeral for Herb

08:20from Paul PedroThere will be no state funeral for long-time parliamentarian Herb Gray, who died on Monday.The Prime Minister's Office has announced that while the government is offering to help family members in making funeral arrangements, a state ... [Published CKLW 800 AM - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Russian ambassador heckled at Toronto speech on Ukraine crisis

TORONTO — Russia’s ambassador to Canada was heckled today as he addressed his country’s position on the crisis in Ukraine. Georgiy Mamedov’s speech to the Empire Club in Toronto came amid tension over Moscow’s involvement in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 12 reports

John Ivison: Herb Gray’s respect for parliament was something the Harper government could learn from

Nobody who watched Herb Gray befuddle and bewilder the official Opposition during Question Period could ever mistake him for a non-partisan. CPHerb Gray in 1984 The former deputy prime minister, who died Monday, was never flip or cynical about parliamentary ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Barrier-free access to health-care a lost dream: Goar

For a quarter of a century every royal commission, public inquiry or think tank that has examined medicare has issued the same warning: Medically necessary drugs will soon become unaffordable.They were right. It has now happened.People with debilitating ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Expat: Saudi MERS cases more widespread than reported

I'm back up, at least for the time being. Here's an email I received overnight from an expat in Riyadh:I live in Riyadh, and teach Saudi students.#48 High School on the King Saud University campus (Riyadh) was closed this week because of two confirmed ... [Published H5N1 - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Stephen Harper attacks Putin on Ukraine to burnish legacy: Walkom

There is something going on with Stephen Harper. He has the look of a leader who, at game’s end, is trying to burnish his legacy.How else to explain his increasingly hawkish rhetoric over Ukraine ? All NATO leaders have harshly criticized Russian President ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Did the 1995 referendum kill Quebec separatism?

What if the 1995 Quebec referendum on sovereignty — which presented a real existential threat to Canada — was in fact the most positive thing for national unity in a half-century?More positive than Brian Mulroney’s asymmetrical ceding of powers to appease ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Brian Mulroney’s ‘Next Big Thing for Canada’

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney was in Ottawa to speak about the “next big thing” for Canada on Tuesday night. This is the full text of his speech: Thank you, John, for your most generous remarks. Let me also congratulate you and your Government ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 4 reports

new Veteran Toronto Liberal MP Karygiannis resigns; plans run for council

Jim Karygiannis is resigning as a Liberal MP and turning his sights on a bid for a seat on Toronto city council.The resignation will create a second vacancy in Toronto, following Olivia Chow’s recent resignation as the NDP MP for Trinity-Spadina to run ... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 01 2014]

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Herb Gray leaves legacy of wit and integrity [Published Canadian Jewish News - 7 hours ago]
Today’s letters: Light ‘em if you got ‘em (exce... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 16 hours ago]
Justin and Gerald [Published TheWalrus.ca - 22 hours ago]
Making sense of Canada’s middle-class distress ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 22 hours ago]
Today’s letters: Fights have no place on ice [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 23 2014]
Obituary: Former cabinet minister Herb Gray was... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 23 2014]
No state funeral for Herb [Published CKLW 800 AM - Apr 23 2014]
John Ivison: Herb Gray’s respect for parliament... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 23 2014]
Remembering Herb Gray [Published TVO.org - Apr 23 2014]
new Vaughan could be next MP of Toronto’s Trini... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 22 2014]
Herb Gray, former MP and deputy prime minister,... [Published CBC - Apr 22 2014]
Herb Gray's legacy of humour and honour in poli... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 22 2014]
Barrier-free access to health-care a lost dream... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 22 2014]
Former longtime Liberal MP dies [Published Fort Frances Times - Apr 22 2014]
News Clarification for April 23 [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 22 2014]
Russian ambassador heckled at Toronto speech on... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 22 2014]
The Flaw of Tolerance [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - Apr 22 2014]
Herb Gray: The passing of a giant "Baruch dayan... [Published The Métropolitain - Apr 22 2014]
Long time parliamentarian dies. [Published CFJC TV Channel 7 - Apr 22 2014]
Downsview residents ‘concerned’ about ‘secret s... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Apr 22 2014]
Downsview residents ‘concerned’ about ‘secret s... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 22 2014]
Former M.P. fondly remembered [Published CKLW 800 AM - Apr 22 2014]
Long-serving MP and former deputy PM Herb Gray ... [Published CBC - Apr 22 2014]
In pictures: Herb Gray, 'the godfather of polit... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 22 2014]
Herb Gray Photos Illustrate A Long Life In Poli... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 22 2014]
Herb Gray, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Mourne... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 22 2014]
Herb Gray, ‘the godfather of politics,’ dies at 82 [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 22 2014]
Herb Gray, Jean Chretien's deputy prime ministe... [Published CBC - Apr 22 2014]
Former deputy prime minister Herb Gray dead [Published News 1130 - Apr 22 2014]
Herb Gray, deputy prime minister under Jean Chr... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 22 2014]
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Today’s letters: Light ‘em if you got ‘em (exce... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 16 hours ago]
Re: Saving Smokers From Themselves , Marni Soupcoff, April 23. I have been a non-smoker for more than 17 years, but I have no axe to grind with those who smoke. For the life of me, I can’t figure out why the people of greater Victoria keep putting ...
Today’s letters: Fights have no place on ice [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 23 2014]
Re: Maiming Season , Cam Cole, April 22. In the parochial realm of professional hockey, ignoring possible concussions may be deemed heroic. Unfortunately, in the wider world, such heroism is regarded as culling the herd.Douglas L. Martin, Hamilton, ...
John Ivison: Herb Gray’s respect for parliament... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 23 2014]
Nobody who watched Herb Gray befuddle and bewilder the official Opposition during Question Period could ever mistake him for a non-partisan. CPHerb Gray in 1984 The former deputy prime minister, who died Monday, was never flip or cynical about parliamentary ...
Russian ambassador heckled at Toronto speech on... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 22 2014]
TORONTO — Russia’s ambassador to Canada was heckled today as he addressed his country’s position on the crisis in Ukraine. Georgiy Mamedov’s speech to the Empire Club in Toronto came amid tension over Moscow’s involvement in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian ...
Downsview residents ‘concerned’ about ‘secret s... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Apr 22 2014]
North York councillor Maria Augimeri summoned the media Monday to Downsview Park to denounce what she called “secret schemes” by the federal government she fears could lead to more development on the park. Joined by David Soknacki, a candidate for mayor ...
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