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Encyclopedia > John Hamm
Hon. John Hamm

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Rank: 31st Premier
Term of Office: August 16, 1999February 24, 2006
Predecessor: Russell MacLellan
Successor: Rodney MacDonald
Date of Birth: April 8, 1938
Place of Birth: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
Spouse: Genesta Hamm
Profession: Medical Doctor
Political affiliation: Progressive Conservative

Dr. John Frederick Hamm, MLA , MD (born April 8, 1938) is the current premier of Nova Scotia, Canada. August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... February 24 is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI in Roman) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Russell MacLellan (born 1940) is a Canadian politiican who served as Premier of Nova Scotia from 1997 to 1999. ... Rodney Joseph MacDonald (born January 2, 1972 in Mabou, Inverness County, Nova Scotia) is a politician in Nova Scotia, Canada. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... New Glasgow (2001 population 9,432; area population 36,735) is the largest town in Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada. ... The word physician should not be confused with physicist, which means a scientist in the area of physics. ... The Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Party is a centre-right political party in Nova Scotia, Canada. ... A Member of the Legislative Assembly, or MLA, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to the Legislature or legislative assembly of a subnational jurisdiction. ... The Medicinæ Doctor or Doctor of Medicine (M.D. or D.M.) is a an degree held by medical doctors. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... A premier is an executive official of government. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Official languages English Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant-Governor Myra Freeman Premier John Hamm (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 11 10 Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 12th 55,283 km² 3. ...


Hamm, a graduate of the University of King's College, was a family doctor in his hometown of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, and the president of the Nova Scotia Medical Society. He entered politics in 1993, becoming the Member of the House of Assembly for the riding of Pictou Centre. The Kings Quad in a Halifax spring fog. ... New Glasgow (2001 population 9,432; area population 36,735) is the largest town in Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII in Roman) was 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). ... House of Assembly is a name given to the legislature or lower house of a bicameral legislature, in some countries, often at subnational level. ... In the British Isles since Anglo-Saxon times, a riding is traditionally a sub-division (especially in three) of a county, in Australia analogous. ...


Hamm became leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia in 1995. His party won 14 seats in the 1998 provincial election and held the balance of power in a minority government where both the Liberal Party and the New Democratic Party had nineteen seats. His party defeated the government on a budget vote on June 17, 1999, in the subsequent election on July 27, 1999, Hamm became the new Premier, winning 30 of the 52 seats in the provincial legislature. The Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Party is a centre-right political party in Nova Scotia, Canada. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The Liberal Party of Nova Scotia is a political party in Nova Scotia, Canada. ... The Nova Scotia New Democratic Party is a social democratic party in Nova Scotia, Canada. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... A premier is an executive official of government. ...


After taking office, Hamm sold or closed government-owned industries such as Sydney Steel. He invested more in education and health care, and implemented some tax cuts. Health care or healthcare is the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well-being through the services offered by the medical, nursing, and allied health professions [1]. The healthcare industry is one of the worlds largest and fastest-growing industries, consuming over... A tax is a compulsory charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ...


In 2001 Hamm was at odds with the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union, trying to legislate nurses back to work after a long and bitter strike. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


In the 2003 election Hamm's Progressive Conservatives were reduced to a minority government. The main issue in that election was the increasing cost of car insurance and whether Nova Scotia should begin to allow general Sunday shopping. Due to the minority government Hamm's government had to compromise on the automobile insurance issue, and put the Sunday shopping issue to a province-wide plebiscite. Hamm is opposed to Sunday shopping and a public auto insurance system. (Redirected from 2003 Nova Scotia election) The 2003 Nova Scotia election was held on August 5, 2003. ... A minority government or a minority cabinet is a cabinet of a parliamentary system formed by the leading political party when it has won a plurality but not a majority of seats in the parliament. ... Auto insurance is insurance consumers can purchase for cars, trucks, and other vehicles. ... Sunday shopping refers to the ability of retailers to operate stores on Sundays, in countries where Christian tradition typically require a day of rest. Rules governing Sunday shopping vary around the world but most European nations continue to not allow Sunday shopping, although it has been introduced in the Netherlands... Sunday shopping refers to the ability of retailers to operate stores on Sundays, in countries where Christian tradition typically require a day of rest. Rules governing Sunday shopping vary around the world but most European nations continue to not allow Sunday shopping, although it has been introduced in the Netherlands...


On September 29, 2005 Hamm shocked Nova Scotia by announcing his intention to retire as Premier and PC Leader. He had been expected to call an election in fall of 2005, but he rejected that idea earlier in September amid public outcry over soaring gas prices and polls showing the ruling Tories slipping in popularity. In the Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative leadership election, 2006, Rodney MacDonald was elected his succesor. September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Official languages English Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant-Governor Myra Freeman Premier John Hamm (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 11 10 Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 12th 55,283 km² 3. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Oil price in 2003-2005 Oil prices from 1860-1999 in 1999 dollars. ... The Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative leadership election of 2006 will be held on February 11, 2006 to select a replacement for John Hamm, the Premier of Nova Scotia and leader of the Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia. ... Rodney Joseph MacDonald (born January 2, 1972 in Mabou, Inverness County, Nova Scotia) is a politician in Nova Scotia, Canada. ...

Preceded by:
Russell MacLellan
Premier of Nova Scotia
19992006
Succeeded by:
Rodney MacDonald

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