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Encyclopedia > Peter Veniot

The Honourable Peter John Veniot, PC (October 4, 1863July 6, 1936) was a Journalist and Politician in New Brunswick, Canada. He was the first Acadian premier of the province of New Brunswick. 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 Privy Council Office as it appeared in the 1880s The Queens Privy Council for Canada (French: Conseil privé de la Reine pour le Canada) is the ceremonial council of advisers to the Queen of Canada, whose members are appointed by the Governor General of Canada for life on... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Canada is a constitutional monarchy and a Commonwealth Realm (see Monarchy in Canada) with a federal system of parliamentary government, and strong democratic traditions. ... Motto: Spem reduxit (Hope restored) Official languages English, French Capital Fredericton Largest city Saint John Lieutenant-Governor Herménégilde Chiasson Premier Bernard Lord (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 10 10 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 11th 72 908 km² 71 450 km² 1 458 km... The Acadians (French: Acadiens) are the descendants of the original French settlers of parts of the northeastern region of North America comprising what is now the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. ... In Canada, a Premier is the head of government of a province. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... Motto: Spem reduxit (Hope restored) Official languages English, French Capital Fredericton Largest city Saint John Lieutenant-Governor Herménégilde Chiasson Premier Bernard Lord (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 10 10 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 11th 72 908 km² 71 450 km² 1 458 km...


Veniot was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick in 1894, but left politics in 1900 for a customs job. In 1912, he was hired to reorganize the Liberal Party of New Brunswick, and became a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) again in 1917. The Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick is located in Fredericton. ... The New Brunswick Liberal Association (NBLA) is one of the two major political parties in the Canadian provice of New Brunswick. ... 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. ...


He served in cabinet as Minister of Public Works and became premier in 1923. Veniot was a supporter of the Maritime Rights movement, which advocated more power for the Maritime provinces in Canadian confederation. His government was defeated in 1925. A cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of government, typically representing the executive branch. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Maritime provinces See also Maritime province for disambiguation. ... We dont have an article called Canadian-confederation Start this article Search for Canadian-confederation in. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Veniot resigned as provincial Liberal leader in 1926 in order to enter federal politics in the 1926 federal election. He served as Postmaster-General in the cabinet of William Lyon Mackenzie King. In cabinet, Veniot advocated implementation of the Duncan Commission recommendations on alleviating Maritime alienation. Recommendations of freight-rate reductions and subsidy increases were implemented, but suggestions for subsidies based on fiscal need and transportation use to encourage regional development were ignored. The Canadian parliament after the 1926 election The Canadian federal election of 1926 was held to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Cabinet of Canada plays an important role in the Canadian government in accordance with the Westminster System. ... William Lyon Mackenzie King, PC, LL.B, Ph. ...


Veniot remained a Member of Parliament until his death in 1936. 38th Parliament Members of the House of Commons in the 38th Parliament of Canada, as of May 17, 2005. ...

Preceded by:
Walter E. Foster
1917-1923
Premier of New Brunswick
1923-1925
Succeeded by:
John B. M. Baxter
1925-1931

Walter Edward Foster (April 9, 1873-November 14, 1947) was a New Brunswick politician and businessman. ... Government leaders prior to responsible government. ... John Babington Macaulay Baxter (February 16, 1868-December 27, 1946) was a New Brunswick jurist and politician. ...

External links

  • Synopsis of federal political experience from the Library of Parliament

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