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Robert Alexander Walker
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Robert Alexander Walker, QC (March 6, 1916 - March 28, 1989) was a lawyer and a Saskatchewan politician. First elected to the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan as the CCF member for Hanley constituency in the 1948 general election, he went on to re-election in 1952, and 1956. In 1956 he joined the cabinet of Premier Tommy Douglas as Attorney General and Provincial Secretary. He continued in those roles following his re-election in 1960. After Douglas left to lead the federal NDP in 1961, Woodrow Lloyd became premier and the first universal medical care plan in Canada was introduced. In the 1964 general election, Walker was narrowly defeated according the count on election day, but was declared elected by a judicial recount. He resigned the seat to force a byelection. He was re-elected in December 1964 and served in the CCF-NDP opposition until he was defeated in the 1967 general election. After he left the cabinet in 1964, he resumed the practice of law in Saskatoon until 1984 when he retired to Victoria, British Columbia where he died in 1989.

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Yvon Godin
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Yvon Godin (born May 12, 1955 in Bathurst, New Brunswick) is a Canadian politician. Godin is currently a New Democratic Party (NDP) Member of Parliament (MP) in the Canadian House of Commons, representing the riding of Acadie Bathurst since 1997. Previously, Godin was a labour representative for the United Steelworkers. He is the current Whip of the NDP caucus, and is the NDP critic of Official Languages, Employment Insurance, Intergovernmental Affairs and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. In 2003, he supported Bill Blaikie''s campaign to lead the NDP. As federal MP, Godin had a strained relationship with former New Democratic Party of New Brunswick leader Elizabeth Weir. Following her resignation in 2005, however, there were rumours that Godin might resign his federal seat and run to replace her as provincial party leader at the party''s 2005 leadership convention. Ultimately, Godin declined to stand as a candidate, and Allison Brewer was elected NB NDP leader.

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Robert Chisholm (Canadian Politician)
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Robert Chisholm (born 1957) is a former trade unionist and politician from Nova Scotia, Canada. He represented the Halifax Atlantic riding in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1991 to 2003. He succeeded Alexa McDonough as leader of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party (NDP) in 1996. He served as the leader of the Official Opposition in the Nova Scotia Legislature from 1998 to 1999. Today he runs his own private consulting business and sits on the Board of Governors of Dalhousie University. The NDP scored a surprise electoral success in the 1997 federal election, winning six of Nova Scotia's eleven electoral districts. This new-found electoral success boded well for the NDP's provincial party, which was able to take advantage of the new wave of popularity. Prior to 1997, the Nova Scotia NDP had not been considered contenders to form a provincial government.

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Rachel Notley
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Rachel Notley is a Canadian lawyer and politician, currently a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. Notley''s legal career has focused on labour law, with a specialty in workers'' compensation advocacy and workplace health and safety issues. Notley was elected MLA for Edmonton Strathcona in the 2008 provincial election, succeeding former NDP leader Raj Pannu. Rachel Notley grew up in Fairview, Alberta as the daughter of Sandy and Grant Notley, also a former NDP leader. She is the sister of Paul Notley and Stephen Notley (author and illustrator of Bob the Angry Flower). Rachel earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science at the University of Alberta, and a law degree at Osgoode Hall Law School.

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Odoardo Di Santo
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Odoardo Di Santo (born June 25, 1934) is a politician and administrator in Ontario, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1975 to 1985, as a member of the New Democratic Party (NDP). Di Santo was born in Rocca Pia, Italy, and educated at the University of Rome. He was a member of the Family Services Association of Metro Toronto in 1974-75, and was an advisor to the Board of Community Workers at George Brown College. Di Santo was also a federal executive on the Congress of Italian-Canadians in this period.

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Roger Duguay
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Roger Duguay is a former Canadian politician and Roman Catholic priest. He sought election to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick unsuccessfully on four occasions as a representative of the New Brunswick New Democratic Party (NDP). He served as the NDP's leader from 2007 to 2010. Duguay has been a candidate for the NB New Democratic Party on three previous occasions, dating back to the 1991 election. In 1999, he ran in the riding of Centre-Péninsule. As a result, he was suspended from his position as a pastor with the Catholic Church for breaking the Diocese's policy on political activity. Although he was reinstated after the election, he later left the church voluntarily in order to continue his political career.

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Hope Is Better Than Fear (e-book original)
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An e-book original inspired by the vision of late NDP leader Jack Layton with short, personal essays by a diverse line-up of Canadian writers and activists. HOPE IS BETTER THAN FEAR reflects upon and looks forward on a number of issues that Jack Layton championed over the course of his extraordinary career as an activist, city councillor and federal politician, including homelessness, feminism, civic engagement, the environment and--very dear to his heart--the Native experience, which is why Random House of Canada is donating its net proceeds from the sale of this e-book to aboriginal youth initiatives, as designated by his widow, the MP Olivia Chow. Taking up the charge to inspire and challenge readers and tap into Jack's energy, optimism and drive, contributors Tzeporah Berman, Jane Doe, Pierre-Luc Dusseault, David Miller, Rex Murphy and Steven Page, among others, pay tribute to Jack's record and point out what we need to do next. With this book, we are both honouring his life and work and paying Jack forward.

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Hope Is Better Than Fear (e-book original)
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An e-book original inspired by the vision of late NDP leader Jack Layton with short, personal essays by a diverse line-up of Canadian writers and activists. HOPE IS BETTER THAN FEAR reflects upon and looks forward on a number of issues that Jack Layton championed over the course of his extraordinary career as an activist, city councillor and federal politician, including homelessness, feminism, civic engagement, the environment and--very dear to his heart--the Native experience, which is why Random House of Canada is donating its net proceeds from the sale of this e-book to aboriginal youth initiatives, as designated by his widow, the MP Olivia Chow. Taking up the charge to inspire and challenge readers and tap into Jack's energy, optimism and drive, contributors Tzeporah Berman, Jane Doe, Pierre-Luc Dusseault, David Miller, Rex Murphy and Steven Page, among others, pay tribute to Jack's record and point out what we need to do next. With this book, we are both honouring his life and work and paying Jack forward.

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