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Encyclopedia > Peter George Dyck

Peter George Dyck is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He is currently a member of the Manitoba legislature. Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Glorious and free) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Lieutenant Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Area 647,797 km² (8th)  - Land 553,556 km²  - Water 64,241 km² (14. ... The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba is located in central Winnipeg, at the meeting point of the Wolseley and Fort Rouge ridings. ...


Before entering provincial politics, Dyck was a public school music teacher (one of his students was Loreena McKennitt). He also served on the board of directors for the Winkler Credit Union for fifteen years (as President for five), and was a member of the Garden Valley School Division board from 1978 to 1995 (as chair for ten). Dyck is also the owner and operator of a grains and special crops farm, with a cattle feedlot. Loreena McKennitt Loreena McKennitt live on stage Loreena McKennitt, C.M., (born February 17, 1957) is a Canadian singer, harpist and pianist who performs Celtic-style music with a new-age feel often compared to Enya, but more grounded in traditional and classical invocations using such works as The Lady... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Dyck was first elected in the Manitoba legislature in the provincial election of 1995, running as a candidate of the governing Progressive Conservatives in the rural, southern riding of Pembina. This riding is known to be extremely safe for the Progressive Conservatives, and Dyck defeated his leading opponent, Liberal Walter Hoeppner, by about 2500 votes. He was not appointed to Gary Filmon's cabinet, but served as legislative assistant to the Minister of Education and Training. The Manitoba, Canada general election of 1995 was won by the Progressive Conservatives, who won 31 seats out of 57. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba is a right-of-centre political party in Manitoba, Canada. ... Pembina is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. ... The Manitoba Liberal Party is a political party in Manitoba, Canada. ... Gary Filmon (born August 24, 1942) is a Manitoba politician. ...


Dyck was easily re-elected in the 1999 election, despite the fact that the Progressive Conservatives were defeated by the New Democratic Party under Gary Doer. He was appointed Caucus Chair following the election. The election of September 21, 1999 in Manitoba, Canada returned to power the New Democratic Party (NDP), which had been out of power since 1988. ... The New Democratic Party of Manitoba is a social democratic political party in Manitoba, Canada. ... Gary Doer (March 31, 1948-) is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. ...


Dyck received over 76% of his riding's popular vote in the 2003 election, despite the poor showing of the Progressive Conservative Party elsewhere in the province. The June 3, 2003 provincial election in Manitoba, Canada was won by the New Democratic Party, which won 35 seats out of 57. ...


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Peter George Dyck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (267 words)
Peter George Dyck is a politician in Manitoba, Canada.
Dyck was first elected in the Manitoba legislature in the provincial election of 1995, running as a candidate of the governing Progressive Conservatives in the rural, southern riding of Pembina.
Dyck was easily re-elected in the 1999 election, despite the fact that the Progressive Conservatives were defeated by the New Democratic Party under Gary Doer.
Anthony van Dyck. Biography. - Olga's Gallery (3377 words)
In 1632, Charles I invited Van Dyck to England to be a court painter.
In 1639, Van Dyck married Mary Ruthven, grand-daughter of the Earl of Gowrie.
George Gage (1592-1638) was a diplomat and an agent of Charles I for purchasing the works of fine art for the King's collection.
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