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Encyclopedia > Greg Thompson

Gregory Francis Thompson (born March 28, 1947 in St. Stephen, New Brunswick) is a Canadian politician. March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in Leap years). ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... St. ...


Thompson, a businessman and financial planner was first elected into the Canadian House of Commons in the Canadian federal election, 1988 as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. He was elected in the riding of Carleton—Charlotte. His bid for re-election in the Canadian federal election, 1993 was unsuccesful and he was defeated by Harold Culbert of the Liberal Party of Canada by under 1,000 votes. Thompson however ran again in the next election and was re-elected in the riding of Charlotte, where he defeated Culbert. Thompson was re-elected in the Canadian federal election, 2000 in the riding of New Brunswick Southwest and again the Canadian federal election, 2004 in the riding of St. Croix—Belleisle. Shortly before the 2004 election, he joined the new Conservative Party of Canada. The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, which also includes the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... Map of the Popular Vote with bar graphs showing seat totals in the provinces and territories The Canadian Parliament after the 1988 election The 1988 Canadian federal election was an election largely fought on a single issue: the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... Carleton–Charlotte was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, which existed from 1966 until 1996. ... The 1993 Canadian federal election, which took place on October 25th, 1993, was one of the most eventful in Canadian history. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) is Canadas current governing political party. ... 36th Parliament The Canadian federal election of 1997 was held on June 2, 1997, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The 2000 Canadian federal election was held on November 27, 2000. ... Charlotte (electoral district) redirects here, for the provincial electoral district, see Charlotte (provincial electoral district) New Brunswick Southwest is a federal electoral district (or riding) in the province of New Brunswick, Canada. ... A Canadian federal election (more formally, the 38th general election) was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada) is a right wing political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ...


During his time in parliament, he has served as the critic of Human Resources Development, the Treasury Board, Regional Development, Health, and Public Accounts. Currently he is the official opposition's critic to the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.



Preceded by:
Fred McCain, Prog. Cons.
Member of Parliament for Carleton—Charlotte
19881993
Succeeded by:
Harold Culbert, Liberal
Preceded by:
formation of electoral district
Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest
1997–present
Succeeded by:
incumbent


The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... Carleton–Charlotte was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, which existed from 1966 until 1996. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) is Canadas current governing political party. ... Charlotte (electoral district) redirects here, for the provincial electoral district, see Charlotte (provincial electoral district) New Brunswick Southwest is a federal electoral district (or riding) in the province of New Brunswick, Canada. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Greg Thompson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (283 words)
Thompson, a businessman and financial planner was first elected into the Canadian House of Commons in the Canadian federal election, 1988 as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
Thompson however ran again in the next election and was re-elected in the riding of Charlotte, where he defeated Culbert.
Thompson was re-elected in the Canadian federal election, 2000 in the riding of New Brunswick Southwest and again the Canadian federal election, 2004 in the riding of St.
The Honourable Greg Thompson - Veterans Affairs Canada (230 words)
Greg Thompson was first elected to the House of Commons in 1988.
Thompson has been a member of the standing committees on Fisheries and Oceans, on Health and on Public Accounts and numerous related subcommittees such as on Whistleblowing, on the Non-Medicinal use of Drugs, on Combatting Corruption and on Agenda and Procedure.
Thompson is active in his community, serving on the Board of Theatre New Brunswick, the Charlotte County Hospital, and the New Brunswick Drug and Alcohol Dependency Commission.
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