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For the recipient of the Victoria Cross see John Robarts (VC). Victoria Cross The Victoria Cross (official post-nominal letters VC) is the highest award for valour that can be awarded to members of the British and Commonwealth armed forces of any rank in any service and civilians under military command. ... John Robarts was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. ...


The Honourable John Robarts, PC , CC , QC , LL.D (January 11, 1917 to October 18, 1982) was a Canadian lawyer and statesman, and Premier of Ontario. 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 Queens Privy Council for Canada is the ceremonial council of advisors to the Queen of Canada, whose members are appointed by her Governor General in Canada for life on the advice of the Prime Minister. ... The Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, awarded to those who adhere to the Orders motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam meaning desiring a better country. ... Queens Counsel (postnominal QC), during the reign of a male Sovereign known as Kings Counsel (KC), are barristers or, in Scotland, advocates appointed by Letters patent to be one of Her Majestys Counsel learned in the law. They do not constitute a separate order or degree of... Legum Doctor (English: Doctor of Laws; abbreviated to LL.D.) In the UK, Australia and New Zealand, the LL.D. is a doctorate usually awarded on the basis of exceptionally insightful and distinctive publications, containing significant and original contributions to the science or study of law. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dalton McGuinty The Premier of Ontario is the first minister for the Canadian province of Ontario. ...

The Hon. John Robarts
John Robarts
Rank: 17th
Term of Office: November 8, 1961 - March 1, 1971
Predecessor: Leslie Frost
Successor: William Davis
Date of Birth: 1917
Place of Birth: Banff, Alberta
Profession: Lawyer
Political Party: PC

Born John Parmenter Robarts in 1917 in Banff, Alberta, Canada. As a young man, he moved to London, Ontario with his family, where he studied at Central Collegiate and the University of Western Ontario. John Robarts This work is copyrighted. ... November 8 is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 53 days remaining. ... 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... The Honourable Leslie Miscampbell Frost, PC , CC (September 20, 1895-May 4, 1973) was a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... William (Bill) Grenville Davis (born July 30, 1929 in Brampton, Ontario) was the Progressive Conservative Premier of Ontario from 1971 to 1985. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Banff (51°10′ N 115°33′ W Elevation: 4800 feet) is the largest town situated within Banff National Park above the Bow Falls just before the junction of the Bow River and Spray Rivers and is known for its mountainous surroundings and hot springs. ... A profession is a specialized work function within society, generally performed by a professional. ... A lawyer is a person licensed by the state to advise clients in legal matters and represent them in courts of law (and in other forms of dispute resolution). ... A political party is a political organization that subscribes to a certain ideology and seeks to attain political power within a government. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario, also known as Tories) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Banff (51°10′ N 115°33′ W Elevation: 4800 feet) is the largest town situated within Banff National Park above the Bow Falls just before the junction of the Bow River and Spray Rivers and is known for its mountainous surroundings and hot springs. ... 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. ... Motto: Nickname: The Forest City City of London, Ontario, Canada Location. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal it began, loyal it 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 University of Western Ontario is located in London, Ontario, Canada. ...


He enrolled at Osgoode Hall to study law, but his education was interrupted by service with the Royal Canadian Navy during the World War II. He served as an officer on the HMCS Uganda. After the war, he returned to university, graduating in 1948. The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) was the navy of Canada from 1911 until 1968 when the three branches of the Canadian military were merged into the Canadian Armed Forces. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km (over 11 miles) into the air, August 9, 1945 after the Allied atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. ... HMS Uganda (C66), a Royal Navy Colony class cruiser, transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy and recommissioned HMCS Uganda, later renamed HMCS Quebec. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


He practised law in London, Ontario, and was elected a city alderman. In 1951, he was elected as a Ontario Progressive Conservative Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario, also known as Tories) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Legislature Building at Queens Park The Legislative Assembly of Ontario, is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario. ...


In 1961, he became the 17th premier of Ontario, and served in that capacity until 1971. A popular leader, Robarts epitomized power and dignity. As a staunch conservative, he was an advocate of individual freedoms and opposed to centralist initiatives of the federal government. He initially opposed Canadian Medicare when it was proposed, but later endorsed it fully. As a civil libertarian, and a strong believer in the promotion of both official languages, he opened the door to French education in Ontario schools. In 1972 he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada. 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... This is a list of the premiers of the province of Ontario, Canada, since Confederation (1867). ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... The term medicare (in lowercase) (French: assurance-maladie) is the unofficial name for Canadas universal public health insurance system. ... This article deals with the individualist and propertarian meaning of libertarian (sometimes called right libertarianism). ... The Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, awarded to those who adhere to the Orders motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam meaning desiring a better country. ...


Remembered for his steps to promote and improve education, he was responsible for the construction of York University, the Ontario Science Centre, the expansion of numerous teacher colleges, and launching the Ontario Scholarship fund. York University (YorkU) is a large comprehensive university, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Ontario Science Centre (OSC) is a science museum in Toronto, near the Don Valley Parkway about 11 km NE of downtown on Don Mills Road just south of Eglinton Avenue East. ...


After retiring from office, John Robarts co-chaired the Task Force on Canadian Unity with Jean-Luc P├ępin before joining the boards of directors of several major corporations. The Right Honourable Jean-Luc Pépin (November 1, 1924 - September 30, 1995) was a Canadian academic, politician and Cabinet minister. ...


Later in his life, he suffered a series of debilitating strokes, and took his own life on October 18, 1982. October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The John P. Robarts Research Institute at the University of Western Ontario was officially opened in 1986. He served as Chancellor of UWO from 1971 to 1976. Also in London is the Robarts School for the Deaf, and the John P. Robarts elementary school. The 14-storey John P. Robarts library at the University of Toronto is also named in his honour. 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... The front of Robarts Library Robarts Library is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto. ... Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto (U of T), in Toronto, Ontario, is the largest university in Canada and one of the most important scholarly publishers in North America. ...

Preceded by:
Leslie Frost
1949-1961
The Honourable Leslie Miscampbell Frost, PC , CC (September 20, 1895-May 4, 1973) was a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...

Premier of Ontario
1961-1971

Succeeded by:
William Davis
1971-1985
This is a list of the premiers of the province of Ontario, Canada, since Confederation (1867). ... William (Bill) Grenville Davis (born July 30, 1929 in Brampton, Ontario) was the Progressive Conservative Premier of Ontario from 1971 to 1985. ...

Preceded by:
Leslie Frost The Honourable Leslie Miscampbell Frost, PC , CC (September 20, 1895-May 4, 1973) was a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...

Ontario Conservative Leaders

Succeeded by:
William Davis The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario, also known as Tories) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... William (Bill) Grenville Davis (born July 30, 1929 in Brampton, Ontario) was the Progressive Conservative Premier of Ontario from 1971 to 1985. ...


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Robarts Library - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (422 words)
Robarts Library is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto.
After Robarts was opened to all students, the rotating system was mothballed, although the tracks used by the revolving shelving system are still visible.
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John Robarts - definition of John Robarts in Encyclopedia (397 words)
John Robarts (January 11 1917 to October 18 1982) was a Canadian lawyer and statesman.
The John P. Robarts Research Institute at the University of Western Ontario was officially opened in 1986.
The 14-storey John P. Robarts library at the University of Toronto is also named in his honour.
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