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Encyclopedia > Terry Mercer

Terry M. Mercer (born May 26, 1947) is a Canadian Senator. May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 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. ...


A long-time fundraiser and organizer for the Liberal Party of Canada, Mercer was appointed to the Senate representing Nova Scotia by Prime Minister Jean Chrétien in November 2003, shortly before Chrétien's retirement. Mercer served as National Director of the Liberal Party during much of Chrétien's tenure as party leader. The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) is Canadas largest political party. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (One defends and the other conquers) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant Governor Myra A. Freeman Premier John Hamm (PC) Area 55,283 km² (12th)  - Land 53,338 km²  - Water 1,946 km² (3. ... The Prime Minister of Canada, the head of the Canadian government, is usually the leader of the political party with the most seats in the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Right Honourable Joseph Jacques Jean Chrétien, PC (born January 11, 1934) was the twentieth Prime Minister of Canada, serving from November 4, 1993, to December 12, 2003. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Mercer has been an administrator and fundraiser for numerous charitable organizations such as the Kidney Foundation of Canada, St. John Ambulance, the Nova Scotia Lung Assocation, the YMCA and the Canadian Diabetes Association and is currently Chair of the Association of Fundraising Professionals' Foundation for Philanthropy in Canada. Allegorical personification of Charity as a mother with three infants by Anthony van Dyck Charity is a term in Christian theology (one of the three theological virtues), meaning loving kindness towards others; it is held to be the ultimate perfection of the human spirit, because it is said to both... St. ... Alternate meaning: YMCA (song) The YMCA (or Young Mens Christian Association) is an ecumenical Christian organization seeking to provide support for young people and their activities. ...


Prior to entering the charitable sector, Mercer worked as Executive Assistant to Nova Scotia's Minister of Labour and Housing from 1974 to 1978. 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ...


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The Pawtucket Times - Limo firm pulled over by the PUC (498 words)
Mercer explained that, under the new state law, limo companies must carry $1.5 million in liability insurance on each car in their fleet.
Mercer said each time one of Cox’s uninsured limos went out on a job, a misdemeanor was committed.
Mercer said local police were keeping watch over Cox’s fleet, garaged on Smithfield Avenue near Veterans Park, Friday to ensure the cars were not sent out.
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