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 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 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

A finance minister’s life is always in deficit

Political life can take its toll, as Jim Flaherty’s tragic death underscores. All the meetings, travel, stress, files, speeches and other demands – to say nothing of being in the public limelight as a finance minister – chip away at a person’s health, ... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Governments, business need more collaboration, John Manley tells Saskatchewan audience

When John Manley served as a cabinet minister in then-prime minister Jean Chretien’s Liberal government in the early 1990s, Saskatchewan was a far cry from the export-driven power it is today.In fact, the provincial government at the time was struggling ... [Published Metro Canada - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Father Raymond J. de Souza: Ignoring separatism until it went away

Is it finally over? Much commentary upon the emphatic defeat of the Parti Québécois, following upon the electoral thumping of the Bloc Québécois in 2011, has declared that the age of sovereignty agitation is over. We are told that Quebecers have decided, ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 10 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 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

A collection of anecdotes about dogs and their politician owners

, EDT. Dogs have long been part of political life, for better or worse, in both Canada and the United States. Here's a few shaggy tales:— Mackenzie King had a series of terriers, all named Pat, but one lived 17 years and was his true love. In his diaries, ... [Published 610 CKTB - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Is Justin Trudeau's profanity a slip or a strategy?

Justin Trudeau has been heard swearing publicly twice this week, making some wonder whether the coarse language is something inadvertent or a calculated — if slightly risky — strategy.The Liberal leader's office staff say Trudeau's use of some choice ... [Published CBC - Apr 05 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]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

End of Heenan Blaikie a Sign of Canada's Changing Times

In another sign of changing times in Canada's once-staid legal market, Montreal-based Heenan Blaikie broke apart in February. The law firm's collapse attracted keen interest south of the border, as Am Law 100 firms such as Dentons and Baker & Mc­Kenzie ... [Published American Lawyer.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Mulroney castigated Trudeau over Meech, newly released cabinet records show

, EDT.OTTAWA - Huddled with his cabinet colleagues as the Meech Lake constitutional accord collapsed, Brian Mulroney lashed out at Pierre Trudeau and other Liberals for engaging in "a colossal deceit and betrayal of the country," newly released records ... [Published CJAD 800 - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 2 reports

Redford's gone, but Alberta Tories could live on

After Jean Chretien stepped down, his party had trouble raising money. That made it hard for them to retain power.After Chretien, the Liberal caucus also had trouble rallying behind his replacement – make that replacements.In rapid succession, first Paul ... [Published Fort McMurray Today - Mar 23 2014]

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CBC’s national voice worth the price [Published Toronto Star Online - 19 hours ago]
Ottawa needs to step up on Downsview Park: Hume [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 18 2014]
Syrian refugee crisis requires bolder action fr... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 17 2014]
Full Pundit: Put down the Fair Elections Act, a... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 16 2014]
Why Some Nations Succeed [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Apr 16 2014]
Jim Flaherty's Legacy Will Live On In All the P... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 15 2014]
Flaherty’s record speaks for itself [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 15 2014]
Stephen Harper attacks Putin on Ukraine to burn... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 15 2014]
Pro-family MP Rob Anders loses nomination battl... [Published LifeSite - Apr 15 2014]
Did the 1995 referendum kill Quebec separatism? [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 13 2014]
BY THE WAY … WITH RATTAN » [Published Indo-Canadian Voice - Apr 12 2014]
Conrad Black: Quebec is ready to deal [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 12 2014]
Premier teddy bear needs to be a Kodiak to surv... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 12 2014]
Winds of separatism now calm in Quebec [Published London Free Press - Apr 12 2014]
Flaherty weathered crisis after crisis in Finan... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 11 2014]
Jim Flaherty: Cheerful Tory warrior with a hear... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 11 2014]
A finance minister’s life is always in deficit [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 10 2014]
Kelly McParland: CBC still needs radical surger... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 10 2014]
MERS: Emir of Mecca in a surprise visit to an e... [Published H5N1 - Apr 10 2014]
Kelly McParland: Saving Alberta PCs from themse... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 10 2014]
Governments, business need more collaboration, ... [Published Metro Canada - Apr 10 2014]
Father Raymond J. de Souza: Ignoring separatism... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 10 2014]
MacLeod: Grits worry Horwath will be their undoing [Published Sudbury Star - Apr 10 2014]
Brian Mulroney’s ‘Next Big Thing for Canada’ [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 09 2014]
Quebec election a boon for Harper, better for h... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Apr 08 2014]
Quebec election a boon for Harper, better for h... [Published CBC - Apr 08 2014]
A collection of anecdotes about dogs and their ... [Published 610 CKTB - Apr 05 2014]
Is Justin Trudeau's profanity a slip or a strat... [Published CBC - Apr 05 2014]
Gas-plant scandal exposes Liberal rifts [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 05 2014]
The race to replace Rob Ford has Chow and Tory ... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Apr 04 2014]
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Full Pundit: Put down the Fair Elections Act, a... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 16 2014]
That’s enough, Skippy Instead of making the much-reviled Fair Elections less bad by adopting a Senate committee’s fairly sensible recommendations that would make it somewhat less reviled, The Globe and Mail‘s editorialists suggest the Conservatives ...
Why Some Nations Succeed [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Apr 16 2014]
Why is it that some nations, such as Switzerland, respond quickly to the need for reform – improving railroads, health care systems and schooling – even before the systems break down? And why do other nations, such as Italy and France, wait until ...
Conrad Black: Quebec is ready to deal [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 12 2014]
The supreme hour for a resolution of the Quebec issue could be at hand. All Canadian posterity could be liberated from endlessly debating that hackneyed question as all living Canadians have for most of our lives. It has been such a terribly intractable ...
Kelly McParland: CBC still needs radical surger... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 10 2014]
The future of the CBC is one of those discussions that both unites and divides Canadians: we love to argue about it, but never reach a conclusion. Over the years it has become distilled enough that it can be debated in shorthand, reduced as it is to ...
MERS: Emir of Mecca in a surprise visit to an e... [Published H5N1 - Apr 10 2014]
Credit: LatestNews.saVia LatestNews.sa: Emir of Mecca in a surprise visit to an emergency, King Fahd Hospital in Jeddah. The Google translation:Jeddah visited the Emir of Mecca, Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah Al-Saud, a visit to the King Fahd Hospital in ...
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