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The Honourable Senator Sharon Carstairs, PC (born April 26, 1942) is a Canadian politician. 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 Senate (French: Sénat) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, which also includes the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the House of Commons. ... The Privy Council Office as it apeared in the 1880s The Queens Privy Council for Canada is the ceremonial council of advisors to the Queen of Canada, whose members are appointed by the Governor General of Canada for life on the advice of the Prime Minister. ... Jump to: navigation, search April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year. ...


Carstairs was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and was educated at Dalhousie University. She later moved to western Canada, and was an unsuccessful Liberal candidate for Calgary-Elbow in the 1975 Alberta provincial election. She served as President of the Alberta Liberal Party between 1975 and 1977, and was on the national executive of the Liberal Party of Canada in the same period. Jump to: navigation, search Please read first: This article is about the Nova Scotia community. ... Dalhousie University is a university located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. ... The Alberta Liberal Party is a political party in Alberta, Canada. ... The Alberta general election of 1975 was the eighteenth general election for the Province of Alberta, Canada. ... The Alberta Liberal Party is a political party in Alberta, Canada. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) is Canadas current governing political party. ...


Carstairs became leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party in 1984, at a time when the party held no seats in the legislature. She was defeated in a 1984 by-election in Fort Garry, but was elected for River Heights in the 1986 provincial election, defeating incumbent Tory Warren Steen. For the next two years, she was the only Liberal in the legislature. The Manitoba Liberal Party is a political party in Manitoba, Canada. ... Jump to: navigation, search This page is about the year 1984. ... A by-election or bye-election is a special election held to fill a political office when the incumbent has died or resigned. ... Fort Garry is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. ... River Heights is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. ... The 1986 general election in Manitoba, Canada was won by the New Democratic Party, which took 30 seats out of 57. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba is a right-of-centre political party in Manitoba, Canada. ... Warren Steen (born July 22, 1940 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. ...


Carstairs led the Liberal Party to a dramatic resurgence in the 1988 provincial election. The New Democratic Party had lost much of its support base, and Carstairs's Liberals managed to win the votes of many centre-left electors. The party won 20 of 57 seats for their best showing since 1953, and Carstairs became leader of the opposition, the first woman to hold such this position in any Canadian legislature. The election of May 9, 1988 in Manitoba, Canada resulted in a hung parliament. ... The New Democratic Party of Manitoba is a social democratic political party in Manitoba, Canada. ... The Leader of the Opposition is a title traditionally held by the leader of the largest opposition party in a Westminster System of parliamentary government. ...


The 1988 election saw the election of a Progressive Conservative minority government under Gary Filmon and the reduction of the New Democratic Party of Manitoba from government to third party status. It initially seemed that Carstairs had a strong opportunity to lead the Liberals to victory in the following election. The 1990 election, however, saw the Tories returned with a majority government and a resurgent NDP under Gary Doer regain official opposition status. The Liberals were reduced to only seven seats, and Carstairs was blamed by many in the party for squandering their best chance in years to form government. The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba is a right-of-centre political party in Manitoba, Canada. ... For minority régime, see Apartheid. ... The Honourable Gary Filmon (born August 24, 1942) is a Manitoba politician. ... The New Democratic Party of Manitoba is a social democratic political party in Manitoba, Canada. ... In any two-party system of politics, a third party is a party other than the two dominant ones. ... The election of September 11, 1990 in Manitoba, Canada was won by the Progressive Conservatives, who took 30 out of 57 seats. ... In the Westminster System, a majority government is one in which the government enjoys an absolute majority of seats in the legislature or Parliament. ... Gary Doer (March 31, 1948-) is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. ...


Carstairs remained party leader, and in 1992 campaigned for the "No" side on the Charlottetown Accord, with financial assistance from former Manitoba Liberal Party leader Israel Asper. Her efforts were opposed by others in the Liberal Party, and she frequently argued with Lloyd Axworthy on constitutional matters in period. Carstairs resigned as party leader in 1993, and the party has continued to decline since her departure. Jump to: navigation, search 1992 was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The Charlottetown Accord was a package of constitutional amendments, proposed by the Canadian federal and provincial governments in 1992. ... The Manitoba Liberal Party is a political party in Manitoba, Canada. ... Israel Izzy Harold Asper (August 11, 1932 - October 7, 2003), Canadian tax lawyer and media magnate, was the founder of CanWest Global Communications Corp. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Honourable Lloyd Norman Axworthy, PC , OC , Ph. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1993 (MCMXCIII) is 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). ...


Also in 1993, Carstairs published an autobiography entitled Not One Of The Boys. On September 15, 1994, Prime Minister Jean Chr├ętien appointed Carstairs to the Canadian Senate. Carstairs had supported Chretien's campaign to become party leader in 1990. Jump to: navigation, search September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Jump to: navigation, search A prime minister may be either: chief or leading member of the cabinet of the top-level government in a country having a parliamentary system of government; or the official, in countries with a semi-presidential system of government, appointed to manage the civil service and... Jump to: navigation, search The Right Honourable Joseph Jacques Jean Chrétien, PC , LL.D (born January 11, 1934) was the twentieth Prime Minister of Canada, serving from November 4, 1993, to December 12, 2003. ... The Senate (French: Sénat) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, which also includes the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the House of Commons. ... Jump to: navigation, search For the Temptations album, see 1990 (Temptations album) MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ...


She held the position of Leader of the Government in the Senate from January 2001 to December 2003, and also served as Minister with Special Responsibility for Palliative Care for most of this time. The Leader of the Government in the Senate is a Canadian cabinet minister who leads the government side in the Canadian Senate and is chiefly responsible for promoting and defending the governments program in the Upper House. ...

Preceded by:
Warren Steen
Member of the Legislative Assembly for River Heights
1986-1994
Succeeded by:
Mike Radcliffe
Preceded by:
Doug Lauchlan
Leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party
1984-1993
Succeeded by:
Paul Edwards
Preceded by:
Gary Filmon
Leader of the Opposition in the Manitoba Legislature
1988-1990
Succeeded by:
Gary Doer
Preceded by:
J. Bernard Boudreau
Leader of the Government in the Senate
2001-2003
Succeeded by:
Jack Austin


Warren Steen (born July 22, 1940 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. ... The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba is located in central Winnipeg, at the meeting point of the Wolseley and Fort Rouge ridings. ... River Heights is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Michael Frederick Carrington Radcliffe (born December 16, 1944) is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. ... Doug Lauchlan is a Canadian politician, minister and educator. ... The Manitoba Liberal Party is a political party in Manitoba, Canada. ... Jump to: navigation, search This page is about the year 1984. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1993 (MCMXCIII) is 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). ... Paul Edwards may refer to Paul Edwards, Canadian politician and lawyer. ... The Honourable Gary Filmon (born August 24, 1942) is a Manitoba politician. ... The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba is located in central Winnipeg, at the meeting point of the Wolseley and Fort Rouge ridings. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search For the Temptations album, see 1990 (Temptations album) MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... Gary Doer (March 31, 1948-) is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. ... James Bernard (Bernie) Boudreau (born July 25, 1944) is a Canadian lawyer and politician. ... The Leader of the Government in the Senate is a Canadian cabinet minister who leads the government side in the Canadian Senate and is chiefly responsible for promoting and defending the governments program in the Upper House. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Categories: People stubs | 1932 births | Canadian senators | Members of the Canadian House of Commons ...

Manitoba Caucus serving in the 38th Canadian Parliament.
Senators Sharon Carstairs (Lib), Maria Chaput (Lib), Janis Gudrun Johnson (Con), Mira Spivak (Ind), Terrance Richard Stratton (Con), Rod Zimmer (Lib)
Members of Parliament Reg Alcock (Lib), James Bezan (Con), Bill Blaikie (NDP), Bev Desjarlais (Ind), Steven Fletcher (Con), Inky Mark (Con), Pat Martin (NDP), Anita Neville (Lib), Brian Pallister (Con), Raymond Simard (Lib), Joy Smith (Con), Vic Toews (Con), Merv Tweed (Con), Judy Wasylycia-Leis (NDP)

Parliamentary caucuses by province and territory
AB BC MB ON NB NL NS NT NU PE QC SK YT Proportions according to Provincial Flag Act of Manitoba. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Canadian Parliamentary Caucuses from Manitoba consist of those members of the Canadian Parliament who represent the province of Manitoba. ... 38th Parliament Members of the House of Commons in the 38th Parliament of Canada, as of December, 2004. ... The Senate (French: Sénat) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, which also includes the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the House of Commons. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Honourable Maria Chaput (born May 7, 1942) is a current member of the Canadian Senate representing the Senatorial Division of Manitoba. ... Janis Gudrun Johnson (born April 27, 1946) is a Canadian Senator. ... Mira Spivak (born July 12, 1934) is a member of the Canadian Senate representing the Province of Manitoba. ... Terrance Richard (Terry) Stratton (born March 16, 1938 in Winnipeg) is a Canadian Senator. ... Senator Rod A. A. Zimmer, B.Comm (born December 19, 1942) is a Canadian senator. ... Jump to: navigation, search The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, which also includes the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... Reginald B. Alcock (born April 16, 1948 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Liberal MP in the Canadian House of Commons and a cabinet minister in the government of Paul Martin. ... James Bezan (born May 19, 1965 in Russell, Manitoba) is a Canadian politician. ... The Honourable Rev. ... Bev Desjarlais (August 19, 1955 in Regina, Saskatchewan) is a member of the Canada House of Commons, representing the northern Manitoba riding of Churchill for the social-democratic New Democratic Party of Canada. ... Steven John Fletcher, MP, B. Sc. ... Inky Mark (麥鼎鴻, pinyin: Mài Dǐnghóng) (born November 17, 1947) is a Canadian politician and a current member of the Canadian House of Commons, sitting for the Manitoba riding of Dauphin-Swan River. ... Pat Martin (born December 13, 1955 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian politician. ... Anita Neville (born July 22, 1942 in Winnipeg, Canadian politician. ... Jump to: navigation, search Brian William Pallister (born July 6, 1954) is a Canadian politician. ... Raymond Simard (born March 8, 1958) is a politician from Manitoba, Canada. ... Joy Ann Smith (born February 20, 1947) is a Canadian politician. ... Vic Toews (born September 10, 1952) is a member of the Canadian House of Commons, representing the riding of Provencher in Manitoba for the Conservative Party of Canada. ... Mervin Tweed, MP (born August 6, 1955 in Medora, Manitoba) is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. ... Judy Wasylycia-Leis (born August 10, 1951) is a Canadian politician. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...


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Sharon Carstairs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (585 words)
Carstairs was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and was educated at Dalhousie University, Smith College, Georgetown University, and the University of Calgary.
Carstairs led the Liberal Party to a dramatic resurgence in the 1988 provincial election.
Carstairs resigned as party leader in 1993, and the party has continued to decline since her departure.
Sharon Carstairs - definition of Sharon Carstairs in Encyclopedia (474 words)
Carstairs was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and was educated at Dalhousie University.
Carstairs became leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party in 1984, at a time when the party held no seats in the legislature.
Carstairs remained party leader, and in 1992 campaigned for the "No" side on the Charlottetown Accord, with financial assistance from former Manitoba Liberal Party leader Israel Asper.
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