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Encyclopedia > Gerard Phalen

Gerard A. "Jigger" Phalen (born March 28, 1934) is a Canadian Senator, educator, and union leader. March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (88th in leap years). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Senate of Canada (French: Le Sénat du Canada) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the House of Commons. ...

Phalen was an industrial mechanical instructor at the Nova Scotia Eastern Institute of Technology and then at the University College of Cape Breton (now Cape Breton University) until his retirement in 1991. Active in the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union, he served as its president from 1976 to 1979. He has also served as chairman of the faculty association at NSEIT and in various other academic capcities at UCCB. Cape Breton University (CBU), formerly the University College of Cape Breton (UCCB), is a leading Canadian university in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, near Sydney, Nova Scotia. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... For the song by the Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). ...

He was appointed to the Canadian Senate by Prime Minister Jean Chr├ętien in 2001 and sits in the upper house as a Liberal. The Prime Minister of Canada (French: Premier ministre du Canada), is the Minister of the Crown who is head of the Government of Canada. ... Joseph Jacques Jean Chrétien, usually known as Jean Chrétien, PC, QC, BA, BCL, LLD (h. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An upper house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the lower house. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: ), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party. ...

Gerard Phalen has 2 grandaughters and a grandson. Ellen Kelly, Phalen Kelly and Matthew Barnes. His best friend lives in Milford Delaware in the United States of America.

Nova Scotia Caucus serving in the 39th Canadian Parliament.
Senators Gerald J. Comeau (Con), Jane Cordy (Lib), Jim Cowan (Lib), Terry Mercer (Lib), Wilfred Moore (Lib), Donald Oliver (Con), Gerard Phalen (Lib)
Members of Parliament Scott Brison (Lib), Bill Casey (Con), Rodger Cuzner (Lib), Mark Eyking (Lib), Gerald Keddy (Con), Peter MacKay (Con), Alexa McDonough (NDP), Geoff Regan (Lib), Michael Savage (Lib), Peter Stoffer (NDP), Robert Thibault (Lib)



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