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Elizabeth Rowley

Elizabeth (Liz) Rowley is a politician and political activist in Ontario, Canada. She is the current leader of the Communist Party of Ontario and a leading member of the Communist Party of Canada, and has campaigned for office many times at both the federal and provincial levels. A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ... The Communist Party of Ontario is the Ontario, Canada provincial wing of the Communist Party of Canada. ... The Communist Party of Canada is a communist political party in Canada. ...

She attended university in Alberta and was active with the Young Communist League of Canada. She subsequently moved to Ontario, and worked as a typesetter apprentice and secretary. Motto: Fortis et Liber (Strong and free) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ralph Klein (PC) Area 661,848 km² (6th)  - Land 642,317 km²  - Water 19,531 km² (2. ... The Young Communist League of Canada was founded in 1923 as the youth wing of the Communist Party of Canada. ...

Rowley was a school trustee in the former Toronto borough of East York during the 1990s. She is strongly opposed to free trade agreements which threaten public services, is a promoter of public education and medicare, and has promoted civil rights and labour causes. She has worked as a columnist for the People's Voice, a Communist Party newspaper, and has written several articles on public resistance. }|135px|City of Toronto, Ontario Official Flag]]|Coat Image=[[Image:{{{Coat Image}}}|135px|City of Toronto, Ontario Coat of Arms]]}} {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Diversity Our Strength {{Canadian City/Location Image is:{{{Location Image Type}}}|[[Image:{{{Location Image}}}|thumbnail|250px|City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Location. ... A borough is a political division originally used in England. ... The East York Civic Centre, the former City Hall The Bulldog is the official symbol of East York East York is an inner-city suburb of Toronto, which was a borough of Metropolitan Toronto before it was amalgamated into the megacity of Toronto in 1998. ... Free trade is an economic concept referring to the selling of products between countries without tariffs or other trade barriers. ... There are several publicly funded health services in various countries called Medicare: Medicare (Canada) is a comprehensive, universal (for all the citizens and permanent residents in the country) public health financing system. ... Civil rights or positive rights are those legal rights retained by citizens and protected by the government. ...

During the Communist Party's internal dispute on dissolution following the fall of the Soviet bloc, Rowley was a leader of the minority opposed to then-leader George Hewison's proposals to abandon Marxism-Leninism as an ideology. Rowley and other leaders in the minority such as William Kashtan and Miguel Figueroa were expelled from the party and sued. As a result of a legal settlement, the assets of the party were split in half and the name of the party was relinquished to the minority while the majority reorganised itself as the Cecil-Ross Society, an educational foundation. During the Cold War, the Eastern Bloc (or Soviet Bloc) comprised the following Central and Eastern European countries: Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, East Germany, Poland, Albania (until the early 1960s, see below), the Soviet Union, and Czechoslovakia. ... George Hewison (born 1944) is a former long-time member of the Communist Party of Canada and trade unionist. ... Vladimir Lenin in 1920 Leninism is a political and economic theory which builds upon Marxism; it is a branch of Marxism (and it has been the dominant branch of Marxism in the world since the 1920s). ... William Kashtan (1909-1993?) became general secretary of the Communist Party of Canada in January 1965, several months following the death of Leslie Morris. ... Miguel Figueroa (born 1953) has been the leader of the Communist Party of Canada since 1992. ... The Cecil-Ross Society was a socialist educational foundation operated by the former majority of the Communist Party of Canada after they were forced to terminate their association with the party in 1992 in a political and legal dispute following the fall of the Soviet Union. ...

In 2001, she was elected to the Central Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Canada and also replaced Hassan Husseini as leader of the Ontario Communist Party around the same time. This is Rowley's second tenure as leader; she also led the Ontario Communist Party in the 1990 general election. 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... As a result of serious scandals, David Petersons Liberal government was defeated by a large protest vote. ...

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Elizabeth LITTLEFORD was born on 16 Dec 1732 in Newton, Worfield, Shrops, Eng, was christened on 17 Dec 1732 in Worfield, Shrops, Eng, died in Jun 1773 in Newton, Worfield, Shrops, Eng and was buried on 20 Jun 1773 in Worfield, Shrops, Eng.
Elizabeth TREFIS was born in 1673 in of Mobberley, Cheshire, Eng, died on 16 Sep 1747 in Mobberley, Cheshire, Eng and was buried in Sep 1747 in Mobberley, Cheshire, Eng.
Elizabeth MARCER was born in Hopwood, Middleton, Lancs, Eng, was christened on 28 Jan 1673 in Middleton, Lancs, Eng, died in Sep 1729 in Middleton, Lancs, Eng and was buried on 11 Sep 1729 in Middleton, Lancs, Eng.
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