Mackenzie King

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Canadian Federal Election, 1945
... Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King's Liberal government was re-elected to its third consecutive government, although this time with a minority government as the Liberals ... of their opposition to conscription (see Conscription Crisis of 1944), gave the King government an effective working majority in parliament ... As King was defeated in his own riding of Prince Albert, fellow Liberal William MacDiarmid, who was re-elected in the safe seat of Glengarry, resigned so that a by-election ...
Mackenzie King Bridge
... The Mackenzie King Bridge is a bridge in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ... It was named for William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874–1950), Canada's longest-serving prime minister and was opened to traffic in 1951 ... OC Transpo uses the bridge for stops at the Mackenzie King Station ...
Australia-Canada Relations - History - Reluctant Relations: 1886–1939
... Canada's first minister of trade and commerce, Mackenzie Bowell, agreed to lead a delegation to Australia to seek new markets for Canadian exports ... A Liberal protege of Laurier, Mackenzie King was elected in December 1921 ... Treaty only as a matter of necessity, King shared his mentor's determination to avoid all external entanglements that would weaken the bonds that held together French and ...
Terrace Mutiny - Root Causes
... the election campaign of 1940, Liberal leader William Lyon Mackenzie King promised to limit Canada's direct military involvement in the war ... from his cabinet, in late November 1944 Mackenzie King agreed to a one-time assignment of conscripts for overseas service ... At the time the Mackenzie King government was reconsidering its conscription policy, the 15th Canadian Infantry Brigade of Pacific Command was stationed in Terrace, located in north-west British Columbia ...
Canada In The World Wars And Interwar Years - The Great Depression - Government Reaction
1930 in the first stage of the long depression, Prime Minister Mackenzie King believed that the crisis was a temporary swing of the business cycle and that the economy would soon recover without ... failures during the Great Depression led to the re-election of Mackenzie King's Liberals in the 1935 election ... Mackenzie King implemented some relief programs such as the National Housing Act and National Employment Commission, and also established the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (1936) and Trans-Canada ...

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