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Encyclopedia > Doug Peters

The Honourable Douglas Dennison Peters, PC , Ph.D. (born March 3, 1930) is a Canadian banker, economist and politician. The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable ( or formerly The Honble) is a title of quality attached to the names of certain classes of persons. ... The Privy Council Office as it apeared in the 1880s The Queens Privy Council for Canada is the ceremonial council of advisors to the Queen of Canada, whose members are appointed by the Governor General of Canada for life on the advice of the Prime Minister. ... Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ...


After serving as chief economist and senior vice-president of the Toronto-Dominion Bank, Peters entered politics in the 1993 election. He was elected as the Liberal Member of Parliament for Scarborough East. Prime Minister Jean Chrétien appointed Peters to the position of Secretary of State for International Finanical Institutions. Peters retired from politics at the 1997 election. The Toronto-Dominion Bank TSX: TD is a large Canadian bank with over 52,000 employees in offices around the world. ... Popular vote map with bar graphs showing seat totals in the provinces and territories The Canadian federal election of 1993 was held on October 25, 1993. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) is a political party in Canada. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... Scarborough East was a former Canadian electoral district covering the eastern portion of the Scarborough part of Toronto. ... The Prime Minister of Canada (French: Premier ministre du Canada), the head of the Canadian government, is usually the leader of the political party with the most seats in the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Right Honourable Joseph Jacques Jean Chrétien, PC, QC, BA, LL.L, LL.D (born January 11, 1934) was the twentieth Prime Minister of Canada, serving from November 4, 1993, to December 12, 2003. ... Fron 1993 to 2003, the title of Secretary of State was given to officials in the Government of Canada. ... 36th Parliament The Canadian federal election of 1997 was held on June 2, 1997, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ...


In 1979, Douglas Peters and Arthur Donner wrote a book titled "The Monetarist Counter-revolution: A Critique of Canadian Monetary Policy, 1975-1979." Douglas Peters and David Wilfrid Peters authored an article titled "Reforming Canada's Financial Services Sector: What Needs to Follow from Bill C8,” that appeared in the December 2001 issue of the Canadian Public Policy journal. Arthur Donner (1937-) is an economist and author. ... David Wilfrid Peters (July 3, 1956-) is a Finance professor at Bishops University and a consultant on finance and risk management issues. ...


According to author Linda McQuaig, Peters took a Keynesian economic prescription to government, and decided to leave politics when he found that his views were largely ignored. Linda McQuaig is a Canadian journalist, columnist and non-fiction author. ... Keynesian economics, or Keynesianism, is an economic theory based on the ideas of John Maynard Keynes, as put forward in his book The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, published in 1936 in response to the Great Depression of the 1930s. ...


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Doug has been playing and writing for many years and his worldwide travels has meant he is something of a hidden secret in Hull's musical scene, grab the chance to see him live before he sets off for places and venues ranging from London, Edinburgh, Mexico and even further.
Doug Peters is one such musician whose music shows a love of nature, an appreciation of our environment and the hidden spiritual mystery behind it.
Doug's 'pagan folk' is subtle in its approach, indeed if you were not aware of this aspect for much of the album it is a conceptual undercurrent.
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