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Encyclopedia > Lorne Calvert
The Honourable Reverend
 Lorne Albert Calvert
 MLA BA

Incumbent
Assumed office 
February 8, 2001
Lieutenant Governor Lynda Haverstock, Gordon Barnhart
Preceded by Roy Romanow
Succeeded by Brad Wall (Designate)

Born December 24, 1952 (1952-12-24) (age 54)
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Political party NDP
Spouse Betty Sluzalo
Religion United Church of Canada

Lorne Albert Calvert MLA (born December 24, 1952 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan) is the outgoing premier of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan and incoming leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition. He is the leader of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party. 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 Reverend is an honorary prefix added to the names of Christian clergy and ministers. ... The Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan is located in Regina. ... A B.A. issued from the University of Tennessee. ... The Premier of Saskatchewan is the first minister for the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. ... Open seat redirects here. ... is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Dr. Lynda Maureen Haverstock (born September 16, 1948) is the former leader of the Saskatchewan Liberal Party and has been the Lieutenant-Governor of Saskatchewan since 2000. ... Dr. Gordon Barnhart. ... Roy John Romanow, PC , OC , SOM , QC , LL.B , DU, (born August 12, 1939 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian politician and former Premier of Saskatchewan (1991–2001). ... Brad Wall is a Canadian politician, leader of the Saskatchewan Party, and leader of Her Majestys Loyal Opposition in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan. ... is the 358th day of the year (359th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Moose Jaw is a city in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada on the Moose Jaw River 71 km (45 miles) west of Regina. ... The Saskatchewan New Democratic Party (NDP) (formerly the Saskatchewan Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF)) is a social democratic political party in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. ... The United Church of Canada (French: lÉglise Unie du Canada) is Canadas second largest church (after the Roman Catholic Church), and its largest Protestant denomination. ... The Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan is located in Regina. ... is the 358th day of the year (359th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Moose Jaw is a city in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada on the Moose Jaw River 71 km (45 miles) west of Regina. ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... The term Her Majestys loyal opposition can mean: Her Majestys loyal opposition (Australia) Her Majestys loyal opposition (Canada) Her Majestys loyal opposition (UK) This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... The Saskatchewan New Democratic Party (NDP) (formerly the Saskatchewan Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF)) is a social democratic political party in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. ...


In 1975, Calvert married Betty Sluzalo of Perdue, Saskatchewan. After attending the St. Andrew's College seminary in Saskatoon, he was ordained as minister of the United Church of Canada in 1976, Calvert served as minister of several rural congregations. From 1979 to 1986, Calvert was the minister of the substantial pastoral charge of Zion United Church in Moose Jaw. Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Perdue is a village in central Saskatchewan, Canada, approximately 60 km west of Saskatoon on Highway 14. ... St. ... The United Church of Canada (French: lÉglise Unie du Canada) is Canadas second largest church (after the Roman Catholic Church), and its largest Protestant denomination. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Moose Jaw is a city in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada on the Moose Jaw River 71 km (45 miles) west of Regina. ...


He entered provincial politics in the 1986 provincial election, running as a New Democrat on a platform of prohibiting the construction of a proposed casino in Moose Jaw. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan as the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for the constituency of Moose Jaw South. The Twenty-First Provincial General Election in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan was held on October 20, 1986. ... The Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan is located in Regina. ... 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. ... A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ...


He was re-elected in the 1991 and 1995 elections in the riding of Moose Jaw Wakamow, and in a 2001 by-election in former premier Roy Romanow's riding of Saskatoon Riversdale. The Twenty-Second Provincial General Election in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan was held on October 21, 1991. ... The Twenty-Third Provincial General Election in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan was held on June 21, 1995. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Roy John Romanow, PC , OC , SOM , QC , LL.B , DU, (born August 12, 1939 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian politician and former Premier of Saskatchewan (1991–2001). ... Saskatoon Riversdale is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, Canada. ...


Following the resignation of NDP leader and Premier Roy Romanow, Calvert won the NDP leadership, and became premier on February 8, 2001. Roy John Romanow, PC , OC , SOM , QC , LL.B , DU, (born August 12, 1939 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian politician and former Premier of Saskatchewan (1991–2001). ... This page shows the results of leadership conventions in the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party (known as the Farmer-Labour Party from 1932 to 1934, and the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation from 1934 to 1967). ... is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ...


Calvert and the NDP narrowly defeated the centre-right opposition Saskatchewan Party in the 2003 provincial election. The NDP won 30 seats of the 58 seats in the election. The Saskatchewan Party is a centre-right political party in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. ... Map of Saskatchewans ridings and how they voted and by how much The Saskatchewan general election of 2003 was the twenty-fifth provincial election held in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. ... This article is about the political process. ...


He has been featured in one of the episodes of Corner Gas, a comedy series set in Saskatchewan. Corner Gas is an award-winning Canadian situation comedy which has aired on CTV and The Comedy Network since 2004. ...


Calvert and his government were defeated in the 2007 provincial election, dropping to 20 seats while the Saskatchewan Party under Brad Wall won a majority government with 38. Popular vote map by riding The 26th Saskatchewan general election was held on November 7, 2007; the writs were dropped on October 10, 2007. ... The Saskatchewan Party is a centre-right political party in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. ... Brad Wall is a Canadian politician, leader of the Saskatchewan Party, and leader of Her Majestys Loyal Opposition in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan. ...


See also

The Executive Council of Saskatchewan (commonly known as the cabinet) is made up of members of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party. ...

External links

  • Lorne Calvert, MLA


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  Results from FactBites:
 
Lorne Calvert - 2003 Western Premiers' Conference (253 words)
Lorne Calvert was born, raised and educated in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
Lorne was ordained in the United Church of Canada in 1976 and served congregations in Perdue, Gravelbourg, Bateman, Shamrock, Coderre, and Palmer.
Calvert was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1986 as the representative for Moose Jaw South, and was re-elected in 1991 and 1995 as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Moose Jaw Wakamow.
Sask New Democrats - Lorne Calvert (492 words)
Lorne Calvert was born and raised in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
Lorne was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1986 as the representative for Moose Jaw South, and was re-elected in 1991 and 1995 as the MLA for Moose Jaw Wakamow.
Lorne was elected Leader of the New Democratic Party of Saskatchewan in January of 2001, and assumed the duties of Premier in February of 2001.
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